A Time-of-Flight detector in CDF-II

D. Acosta, M. Ahn, K. Anikeev, G. Bauer, G. Bellettini, S. Cabrera, C. Cerri, S. Dececco, D. Depedis, A. DiGirolamo, C. Dionisi, J. Fernandez, I. K. Furic, C. Chen, I. Cho, S. Giagu, G. Gomez, C. Grozis, M. Jones, H. KanekoA. Kazama, R. Kephart, D. H. Kim, B. J. Kim, M. S. Kim, S. Kim, S. B. Kim, Y. K. Kim, J. Konigsberg, W. Kononenko, A. Korn, I. Kravchenko, J. Kroll, J. Lee, J. Lewis, A. Madorsky, G. M. Mayers, A. Menzione, M. Mulhearn, F. M. Newcomer, Y. Oh, R. G.C. Oldeman, Ch Paus, S. Pavlon, J. Piedra, M. Rescigno, T. Rodrigo, A. Ruiz, K. Sato, K. Sato, R. Stanek, K. Sumorok, F. Ukegawa, D. Usynin, R. Van Berg, E. Vataga, G. Veramendi, I. Vila, R. Vilar, I. Yu, L. Zanello

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Abstract

A Time-of-Flight (TOF) detector, based on plastic scintillators and fine-mesh photomultipliers, has been added to the Collider Detector at Fermilab (CDF)-II experiment at the Tevatron pp̄ collider. The primary physics motivation is to provide charged kaon identification to improve neutral B meson flavor determination. Besides that, the TOF detector found application in the CDF trigger system in implementation of highly ionizing particle, high multiplicity and cosmic rays triggers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)605-608
Number of pages4
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Volume518
Issue number1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2004
Externally publishedYes
EventFrontier Detectors for Frontier Physics, Proceedings - La Biodola, Italy
Duration: May 25 2003May 31 2003

Keywords

  • CDF
  • Particle ID
  • Tau
  • Trigger

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation

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