A Study of the ATLAS Tile Calorimeter LASER Calibration System Dynamic

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dc.contributor.author Shanks, Meghan
dc.date.accessioned 2009-06-24T13:42:56Z
dc.date.available 2009-06-24T13:42:56Z
dc.date.issued 2009-06-24T13:42:56Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2092/962
dc.description Advisor: Claudio Santoni ; Renato Febbraro of University of Michigan en_US
dc.description.abstract ATLAS is a general-purpose high-energy physics detector. The LASER system is one of three hardware calibration systems of the ATLAS tile calorimeter. In order to cover the whole tile calorimeter dynamic, the LASER light sent by the system goes through a filter wheel with eight filters. After the light passes the LASER head, it is split into two parts. Once part is sent to a timing photomultiplier tube and three photodiodes which measure the LASER pulses. The second part goes through the filter wheel before being measured by a fourth photodiode. Each of the eight filters applies a specific attenuation factor to the light. Our goal was to analyze data generated by the LASER system in order to measure these attenuation factors and therefore the dynamic of the LASER system. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Drake University, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Physics and Astronomy ; University of Michigan en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries DUCURS 2009;28
dc.subject Calorimeters en_US
dc.subject ATLAS (Physics) en_US
dc.subject LASER system en_US
dc.subject Photodiodes en_US
dc.subject Laser pulses en_US
dc.title A Study of the ATLAS Tile Calorimeter LASER Calibration System Dynamic en_US
dc.type Presentation en_US


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    Poster sessions and presentation from the Drake University Conference on Undergraduate Research in the Sciences held each April at Olmsted Center on the Drake campus.

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