The calorimeter system of the new muon g-2 experiment at Fermilab

L. P. Alonzi, A. Anastasi, R. Bjorkquist, D. Cauz, G. Cantatore, S. Dabagov, G. Di Sciascio, R. Di Stefano, R. Fatemi, C. Ferrari, A. T. Fienberg, A. Fioretti, A. Frankenthal, C. Gabbanini, L. K. Gibbons, K. Giovanetti, S. D. Goadhouse, W. P. Gohn, T. P. Gorringe, D. HampaiD. W. Hertzog, M. Iacovacci, P. Kammel, M. Karuza, J. Kaspar, B. Kiburg, L. Li, F. Marignetti, S. Mastroianni, D. Moricciani, G. Pauletta, D. A. Peterson, D. Počanić, L. Santi, M. W. Smith, D. A. Sweigart, V. Tishchenko, T. D. Van Wechel, G. Venanzoni, K. B. Wall, P. Winter, K. Yai

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The electromagnetic calorimeter for the new muon (g-2) experiment at Fermilab will consist of arrays of PbF2 Čerenkov crystals read out by large-area silicon photo-multiplier (SiPM) sensors. We report here the requirements for this system, the achieved solution and the results obtained from a test beam using 2.0-4.5 GeV electrons with a 28-element prototype array.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)718-720
Number of pages3
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
StatePublished - Jul 11 2016

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  • Electromagnetic calorimeter
  • Lead-fluoride crystals
  • Silicon photomultiplier

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation


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