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A Very Compact Crystal Shashlik Electromagnetic Calorimeter for Future HEP Experiments


A very compact crystal based shashlik calorimeter is proposed for future HEP experiments in an extreme harsh radiation environment, such as the proposed HL-LHC. Thin crystal plates are used as the sensitive medium to reduce the light path length and thus the radiation damage effects and the calorimeter cost. A design of such a calorimeter uses tungsten as absorber, LYSO crystals as active medium, and liquid scintillator filled quartz capillaries as WLS to transport scintillating light to photodetectors. Initial calorimeter design and performance of prototype modules are presented. Possible optimizations are discussed.

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© 2017 Published under licence by IOP Publishing Ltd Content from this work may be used under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 licence. Any further distribution of this work must maintain attribution to the author(s) and the title of the work, journal citation and DOI. This material is based upon work supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of High Energy Physics program under Award Number DE-SC0011925. Much works carried out by the Shashlik collaboration is sincerely acknowledged.

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