Hadronic shower development in Iron-Scintillator Tile Calorimetry

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Abstract

The lateral and longitudinal profiles of hadronic showers detected by a prototype of the ATLAS Iron-Scintillator Tile Hadron Calorimeter have been investigated. This calorimeter presents a unique longitudinal configuration of scintillator tiles. Using a fine-grained pion beam scan at 100 GeV, a detailed picture of transverse shower behaviour is obtained. The underlying radial energy densities for the four depth segments and for the entire calorimeter have been reconstructed. A three-dimensional hadronic shower parametrization has been developed. The results presented here are useful for understanding the performance of iron-scintillator calorimeters, for developing fast simulations of hadronic showers, for many calorimetry problems requiring the integration of a shower energy deposition in a volume and for future calorimeters design.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)51-70
Number of pages20
JournalUnknown Journal
Volume443
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 21 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation

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