The performance of the LHCf detectors

T. Mase, O. Adriani, L. Bonechi, M. Bongi, G. Castellini, R. D'alessandro, K. Fukatsu, M. Haguenauer, Y. Itow, K. Kasahara, K. Kawade, D. Macina, K. Masuda, H. Menjo, G. Mitsuka, Y. Muraki, K. Noda, P. Papini, A. L. Perrot, S. RicciariniT. Sako, Y. Shimizu, K. Suzuki, T. Suzuki, K. Taki, T. Tamura, S. Torii, A. Tricomi, W. C. Turner, K. Yoshida

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Abstract

The performance of the LHCf detectors was studied at the CERN SPS beam line in 2007 using 50-200GeV electron, 150-350GeV proton and 150GeV muon beams. Full Monte Carlo calculations of the SPS beam test were performed by using the Cosmos and Epics MC code and very good agreements were obtained between data and MC. The detector performance such as the radiation damage were monitored during the 2009-2010 operation by using the π0 mass. In this paper, we will present performance of the LHCf detectors studied at the SPS beam and the LHC condition.

Original languageEnglish
Pages27-30
Number of pages4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Event32nd International Cosmic Ray Conference, ICRC 2011 - Beijing, China
Duration: 2011 Aug 112011 Aug 18

Conference

Conference32nd International Cosmic Ray Conference, ICRC 2011
CountryChina
CityBeijing
Period11/8/1111/8/18

Keywords

  • Calorimeter
  • Hadron interaction models
  • High-energy-cosmic-ray

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'The performance of the LHCf detectors'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this