Apr 7 – 9, 2014
Royal Holloway, University of London
Europe/London timezone
Institute of Physics 2014 Joint High Energy Particle Physics and Astro Particle Physics Groups Annual Meeting

Low Energy Reconstrucion of $\pi^0$ Decay Photons in ND280, the T2K Near Detector

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Windsor Building (Royal Holloway, University of London)

Windsor Building

Royal Holloway, University of London

Egham Hill, Surrey TW20 0EX
poster Poster Session


Mr Michael Wallbank (University of Sheffield)


The ND280 uses different sub-detectors in an attempt to reconstruct particle tracks as accurately as possible for analysis and in order to understand the neutrino beam structure before oscillation occurs. Integral to this process are the Electromagnetic Calorimeters (ECals), used for the reconstruction of neutral particles and the identification of charged particles. Some analyses, such as $\pi^0$ reconstruction (imperative for understanding systematics and background), rely heavily on the ECals, so their importance cannot be underestimated. Here their effectiveness at reconstructing low energy photons is considered in order to evaluate which parts of the process could be improved and facilitate further development of the reconstruction algorithms.

Primary author

Mr Michael Wallbank (University of Sheffield)

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