Performance of a lead glass spectrometer at high energies

A. T. Laasanen, V. E. Barnes, C. Davis, A. F. Garfinkel, J. K. Simmons, J. R. Wilson, A. A. Wehmann, G. O. Alverson, J. N. Bellinger, H. S. Budd, S. Cihangir, T. L. Graff, S. R. Hahn, I. Karliner, L. J. Koester, W. G. Li, P. T. Lukens, R. D. Sard, M. A. Shupe, D. A. BauerJ. W. Cooper, S. Hossain, R. H. Milburn, W. P. Oliver, R. K. Thornton

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


The performance of a photon detector consisting of two lead glass arrays and three planes of proportional tubes is reported. The detector was designed to measure the energies and positions of photons in the energy range 3-50 GeV. An energy resolution of 1.0% + 5.0% √E (standard deviation) and a spatial resolution approaching 3 mm (standard deviation) were achieved during calibration with a low intensity positron beam. The energy resolution was degraded during use with a high intensity hadron beam whereas the spatial resolution was only slightly affected.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)307-315
Number of pages9
JournalNuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, A
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 15 1985
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation


Dive into the research topics of 'Performance of a lead glass spectrometer at high energies'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this