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Title: The reconstruction software for the MICE scintillating fibre trackers
Authors: Dobbs, A
Hunt, C
Long, K
Santos, E
Uchida, MA
Kyberd, P
Heidt, C
Blot, S
Overton, E
Keywords: Pattern recognition;Cluster finding;Calibration and firring methods;Particle tracking detectors;Muon spectrometers;Performance of High Energy Physics Detectors
Issue Date: 2016
Citation: Journal of Instrumentation, 2016, 11 (12)
Abstract: The Muon Ionization Cooling Experiment (MICE) will demonstrate the principle of muon beam phase-space reduction via ionization cooling. Muon beam cooling will be required for the proposed Neutrino Factory or Muon Collider. The phase-space before and after the cooling cell must be measured precisely. This is achieved using two scintillating-fibre trackers, each placed in a solenoidal magnetic field. This paper describes the software reconstruction for the fibre trackers: the GEANT4 based simulation; the implementation of the geometry; digitisation; space-point reconstruction; pattern recognition; and the final track fit based on a Kalman filter. The performance of the software is evaluated by means of Monte Carlo studies and the precision of the final track reconstruction is evaluated.
Appears in Collections:Dept of Mechanical Aerospace and Civil Engineering Research Papers

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