Extruded scintillator for the calorimetry applications

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An extrusion line has been installed and successfully operated at FNAL (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory) in collaboration with NICADD (Northern Illinois Center for Accelerator and Detector Development). This new Facility will serve to further develop and improve extruded plastic scintillator. Recently progress has been made in producing co-extruded plastic scintillator, thus increasing the potential HEP applications of this Facility. The current R&D work with extruded and co-extruded plastic scintillator for a potential ALICE upgrade, the ILC calorimetry program and the MINERvA experiment show the attractiveness of the chosen strategy for future experiments and calorimetry. We extensively discuss extruded and co-extruded ... continued below

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Dyshkant, A.; Rykalin, V.; /NICADD, Dekalb; Pla-Dalmau, A.; /Fermilab; Beznosko, D. et al. August 1, 2006.

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An extrusion line has been installed and successfully operated at FNAL (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory) in collaboration with NICADD (Northern Illinois Center for Accelerator and Detector Development). This new Facility will serve to further develop and improve extruded plastic scintillator. Recently progress has been made in producing co-extruded plastic scintillator, thus increasing the potential HEP applications of this Facility. The current R&D work with extruded and co-extruded plastic scintillator for a potential ALICE upgrade, the ILC calorimetry program and the MINERvA experiment show the attractiveness of the chosen strategy for future experiments and calorimetry. We extensively discuss extruded and co-extruded plastic scintillator in calorimetry in synergy with new Solid State Photomultipliers. The characteristics of extruded and co-extruded plastic scintillator will be presented here as well as results with non-traditional photo read-out.

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  • Journal Name: AIP Conf.Proc.867:513-520,2006

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-CONF-06-281
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Dyshkant, A.; Rykalin, V.; /NICADD, Dekalb; Pla-Dalmau, A.; /Fermilab; Beznosko, D. et al. Extruded scintillator for the calorimetry applications, article, August 1, 2006; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc886813/: accessed July 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.