Initial performance studies of a general-purpose detector for multi-TeV physics at a 100 TeV pp collider

S. V. Chekanov, M. Beydler, A. V. Kotwal, L. Gray, S. Sen, N. V. Tran, S. S. Yu, J. Zuzelski

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Abstract

This paper describes simulations of detector response to multi-TeV particles and jets at the Future Circular Collider (FCC-hh) or Super proton-proton Collider (SppC) which aim to collide proton beams with a centre-of-mass energy of 100 TeV. The unprecedented energy regime of these future experiments imposes new requirements on detector technologies which can be studied using the detailed GEANT4 simulations presented in this paper. The initial performance of a detector designed for physics studies at the FCC-hh or SppC experiments is described with an emphasis on measurements of single particles up to 33 TeV in transverse momentum. The reconstruction of hadronic jets has also been studied in the transverse momentum range from 50 GeV to 26 TeV. The granularity requirements for calorimetry are investigated using the two-particle spatial resolution achieved for hadron showers.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberP06009
JournalJournal of Instrumentation
Volume12
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 13 Jun 2017

Keywords

  • Calorimeters
  • Performance of High Energy Physics Detectors
  • Simulation methods and programs

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