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1 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg1 Calorimeters Purpose of calorimeters EM Calorimeters Hadron Calorimeters

2 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg2 EM Calorimeters Measure energy (direction) of electrons and photons. Identify electrons and photons. Reconstruct masses eg –Z  e+ e- –  0   –H   Resolution important: Improve S/N Improve precision of mass measurement.

3 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg3 EM Calorimeters Electron and photon interactions in matter Resolution Detection techniques Sampling calorimeters vs all active Examples

4 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg4 12.2 Charged particles in matter (Ionisation and the Bethe-Bloch Formula, variation with  )  + can capture e - E  c = critical energy defined via: dE/dx ion. =dE/dx Brem.

5 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg5 Charged particles in matter (Bremsstrahlung = Brakeing Radiation) Due to acceleration of incident charged particle in nuclear Coulomb field Radiative correction to Rutherford Scattering. Continuum part of x-ray emission spectra. Emission often confined to incident electrons because –radiation ~ (acceleration) 2 ~ mass -2. Lorentz transformation of dipole radiation from incident particle centre-of-mass to laboratory gives narrow (not sharp) cone of blue-shifted radiation centred around cone angle of  =1/ . Radiation spectrum very uniform in energy. Photon energy limits: –low energy (large impact parameter) limited through shielding of nuclear charge by atomic electrons. –high energy limited by maximum incident particle energy. Ze e - 

6 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg6 12.2 Charged particles in matter (Bremsstrahlung  EM-showers, Radiation length) dT/dx| Brem ~T (see Williams p.247)  dominates over dT/dx| ionise ~ln(T) at high T. For electrons Bremsstrahlung dominates in nearly all materials above few 10 MeV. E crit (e - ) ≈ 600 MeV/Z If dT/dx| Brem ~T  dT/dx| Brem =T 0 exp(-x/X0) Radiation Length X0 of a medium is defined as: –distance over which electron energy reduced to 1/e. –X0~Z 2 approximately. Bremsstrahlung photon can undergo pair production (see later) and start an em-shower (or cascade) Length scale of pair production and multiple scattering are determined by X0 because they also depend on nuclear coulomb scattering.  The development of em-showers, whether started by primary e or  is measured in X0.

7 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg7 Very Naïve EM Shower Model Simple shower model assumes: –E 0 >> E crit –only single Brem-  or pair production per X0 The model predicts: –after 1 X0, ½ of E 0 lost by primary via Bremsstrahlung –after next X0 both primary and photon loose ½ E again –until E of generation drops below E crit –At this stage remaining Energy lost via ionisation (for e +- ) or compton scattering, photo- effect (for  ) etc. –Abrupt end of shower happens at t=t max = ln(E0/Ecrit)/ln2 –Indeed observe logarithmic depth dependence

8 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg8 13.1 Photons in matter (Overview) Rayleigh scattering –Coherent, elastic scattering of the entire atom (the blue sky) –  + atom   + atom –dominant at  >size of atoms Compton scattering –Incoherent scattering of electron from atom –  + e - bound   + e - free –possible at all E  > min(E bind ) –to properly call it Compton requires E  >>E bind (e - ) to approximate free e - Photoelectric effect –absorption of photon and ejection of single atomic electron –  + atom   + e - free + ion –possible for E  < max(E bind ) +  E(E atomic-recoil, line width) (just above k-edge) Pair production –absorption of  in atom and emission of e + e - pair –Two varieties:  + nucleus  e + + e - + nucleus (more momentum transfer to nucleus  dominates)  + Z atomic electrons  e + + e - + Z atomic electrons both summarised via: g + g(virtual)  e + + e - –Needs E  >2m e c 2 –Nucleus has to recoils to conserve momentum  coupling to nucleus needed  strongly Z-dependent crossection

9 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg9 13.1 Photons in matter (Note on Pair Production) Compare pair production with Bremsstrahlung Very similar Feynman Diagram Just two arms swapped Typical Lenth = Radiation Length X0 Typical Lenth = Pair Production Length L0 L0=9/7 X0 Ze e - e -*  Bremsstrahlung e - Ze e -* e -  Pair production e -

10 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg10 13.1 Photons in matter (Crossections) R  Rayleigh PE  Photoeffect C  Compton PP  Pair Production PPE  Pair Production on atomic electrons PN  Giant Photo-Nuclear dipole resonance Carbon Lead

11 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg11 Transverse Shower Size Moliere radius = 21 MeV X0/Ec Electrons Photons

12 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg12 Sampling vs All Active Sampling: sandwich of passive and active material. eg Pb/Scintillator. All active: eg Lead Glass. Pros/cons –Resolution –Compactness  costs.

13 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg13 Detection Techniques Scintillators Ionisation chambers Cherenkov radiation (Wire chambers) (Silicon)

14 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg14 Organic Scintillators (1) Organic molecules (eg Naphtalene) in plastic (eg polysterene). excitation  non-radiating de- excitation to first excited state  scintillating transition to one of many vibrational sub-states of the ground state.

15 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg15 Organic Scintillators (2) gives fast scintillation light, de- excitation time O(10 -8 s) Problem is short attenuation length. –Use secondary fluorescent material to shift to longer wavelength (more transparent). –Light guides to transport light to PMT or –Wavelength shifter plates at sides of calorimeter cell. Shift blue  green (K27)  longer attenuation length.

16 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg16 Inorganic Scintillators (1) eg NaI activated (doped) with Thallium, semi- conductor, high density:  (NaI=3.6),  high stopping power Dopant atom creates energy level (luminescence centre) in band-gap Excited electron in conduction band can fall into luminescence level (non radiative, phonon emission) From luminescence level falls back into valence band under photon emission this photon can only be re-absorbed by another dopant atom  crystal remains transparent

17 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg17 Inorganic Scintillators (2) High density of inorganic crystals  good for totally absorbing calorimetry even at very high particle energies (many 100 GeV) de-excitation time O(10 -6 s) slower then organic scintillators. More photons/MeV  Better resolution. PbWO 4. fewer photons/MeV but faster and rad-hard (CMS ECAL).

18 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg18 PMT Detectors (1) Photomultiplier: –primary electrons liberated by photon from photo-cathode (low work function, high photo-effect crossection, metal,  conversion ≈¼ ) –visible photons have sufficiently large photo-effect cross-section –acceleration of electron in electric field 100 – 200 eV per stage –create secondary electrons upon impact onto dynode surface (low work function metal)  multiplication factor 3 to 5 –6 to 14 such stages give total gain of 10 4 to 10 7 –fast amplification times (few ns)  good for triggers or veto’s –signal on last dynode proportional to #photons impacting

19 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg19 Detectors (2) APD (Avalanche Photo Diode) –solid state alternative to PMT –strongly forward biased diode gives “limited” avalanche when hit by photon

20 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg20 13.2 Detectors Ionisation Chambers –Used for single particle and flux measurements –Can be used to measure particle energy up to few MeV with accuracy of 0.5% (mediocre) –Electrons more mobile then ions  medium fast electron collection pulse O(  s) –Slow recovery from ion drift

21 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg21 Resolution Sampling fluctuations for sandwich calorimeters. Statistical fluctuations eg number of photo-electrons or number of e-ion pairs. Electronic noise. Others –Non-uniform response –Calibration precision –Dead material (cracks). –Material upstream of the calorimeter. –Lateral and longitudinal shower leakage Parameterise resolution as –a Statistical –b noise –c constant

22 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg22 Classical Pb/Scintillator

23 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg23 Lead Glass All active Pb Glass

24 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg24 BGO Higher resolution

25 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg25 Liqiuid Argon Good resolution eg NA31.

26 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg26 Fast Liquid Argon Problem is long drift time of electrons (holes even slower). Trick to create fast signals is fast pulse shaping. –Throw away some of the signal and remaining signal is fast (bipolar pulse shaping). –Can you maintain good resolution and have high speed (LHC)?

27 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg27 Accordion Structure Lead plates Cu/kapton electrodes for HV and signal Liquid Argon in gaps. Low C and low L cf cables in conventional LAr calorimeter.

28 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg28 Bipolar Pulse Shaping

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30 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg30 ATLAS Liquid Argon Resolution –Stochastic term ~ 1/E 1/2. –Noise ~ 1/E –Constant (non- uniformity over cell, calibration errors).

31 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg31 Calibration Electronics calibration –ADC counts to charge in pC. How? For scintillators –Correct for gain in PMT or photodiode. How? –Correct for emission and absorption in scintillator and light guides. How ? Absolute energy scale. –Need to convert charge seen pC  E (GeV). How?

32 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg32 Hadron Calorimeters Why you need hadron calorimeters. The resolution problem. e/pi ratio and compensation. Some examples of hadron calorimeters.

33 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg33 Why Hadron Calorimeters Measure energy/direction of jets –Reconstruct masses (eg t  bW or h  bbar) –Jet spectra: deviations from QCD  quark compositeness) Measure missing Et (discovery of Ws, SUSY etc). Electron identification (Had/EM) Muon identification (MIPs in calorimeter). Taus (narrow jets).

34 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg34 Hadron Interactions Hadron interactions on nuclei produce –More charged hadrons  further hadronic interactions  hadronic cascade. –  0   EM shower –Nuclear excitation, spallation, fission. –Heavy nuclear fragments have short range  tend to stop in absorber plates. –n can produce signals by elastic scattering of H atoms (eg in scintillator) Scale set by int (eg = 17 cm for Fe, cf X0=1.76 cm)  next transparency

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36 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg36 Resolution for Hadron Calorimeters e/pi ≠ 1  fluctuations in  0 fraction in shower will produce fluctuations in response (typically e/pi >1). Energy resolution degraded and no longer scales as 1/E 1/2 and response will tend be non-linear because  0 fraction changes with E.

37 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg37 e/h Response vs Energy

38 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg38 Resolution Plots  E)/E vs 1/E 1/2. Fe/Scint (poor). ZEUS U/scint and SPACAL (good).

39 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg39 Compensation (1) Tune e/pi ~= 1 to get good hadronic resolution. U/Scintillator (ZEUS) –Neutrons from fission of U238 elastic scatter off protons in scintillator  large signals  compensate for nuclear losses. –Trade off here is poorer EM resolution.

40 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg40 Compensation (2) Fe/Scintillator (SPACAL) –Neutrons from spallation in any heavy absorber can scatter of protons in scintillator  large signals. –If the thickness of the absorber is increased greater fraction of EM energy is lost in the passive absorber. – tune ratio of passive/active layer thickness to achieve compensation. –Needs ratio 4/1 to achieve compensation. No use for classical calorimeter with scintillator plates (why). –SPACAL: scintillating fibres in Fe absorber.

41 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg41 Scintillator Readout

42 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg42 SPACAL 1 mm scintillating fibres in Fe

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45 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg45 Compensation (3) Software weighting (eg H1) EM component localized  de-weight large local energies Very simplified:

46 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg46 Fine grain Fe/Scintillator Calorimeter (WA1) With weighting resolution improved.

47 Graduate lectures HT '08 T. Weidberg47 H1 Hadronic resolution with weighting Standard H1 weighting Improved (Cigdem Issever)


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