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Reconstruction and measurement of (100) MeV energy electromagnetic activity from π 0 arrow γγ decays in the MicroBooNE LArTPC

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Reconstruction and measurement of (100) MeV energy electromagnetic activity from π 0 arrow γγ decays in the MicroBooNE LArTPC. / MicroBooNE Collaboration ; Blake, A.; Devitt, D.; Lister, A.; Nowak, J.

In: Journal of Instrumentation, Vol. 15, No. 2, P02007, 10.02.2020.

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@article{97928371c1f54574ba2b3a651c864ac3,
title = "Reconstruction and measurement of (100) MeV energy electromagnetic activity from π 0 arrow γγ decays in the MicroBooNE LArTPC",
abstract = "We present results on the reconstruction of electromagnetic (EM) activity from photons produced in charged current ν μ interactions with final state π 0s. We employ a fully-automated reconstruction chain capable of identifying EM showers of (100) MeV energy, relying on a combination of traditional reconstruction techniques together with novel machine-learning approaches. These studies demonstrate good energy resolution, and good agreement between data and simulation, relying on the reconstructed invariant π 0 mass and other photon distributions for validation. The reconstruction techniques developed are applied to a selection of ν μ + Ar → μ + π 0 + X candidate events to demonstrate the potential for calorimetric separation of photons from electrons and reconstruction of π 0 kinematics. ",
keywords = "hep-ex, physics.ins-det",
author = "{MicroBooNE Collaboration} and M. Alrashed and R. An and J. Anthony and J. Asaadi and A. Ashkenazi and S. Balasubramanian and B. Baller and C. Barnes and G. Barr and V. Basque and M. Bass and F. Bay and S. Berkman and A. Bhanderi and A. Bhat and M. Bishai and A. Blake and T. Bolton and L. Camilleri and D. Caratelli and Terrazas, {I. Caro} and Fernandez, {R. Castillo} and F. Cavanna and G. Cerati and E. Church and D. Cianci and Cohen, {E. O.} and Conrad, {J. M.} and M. Convery and L. Cooper-Troendle and Crespo-Anadon, {J. I.} and Tutto, {M. Del} and D. Devitt and A. Diaz and L. Domine and K. Duffy and S. Dytman and B. Eberly and A. Ereditato and Sanchez, {L. Escudero} and J. Esquivel and Fitzpatrick, {R. S.} and Fleming, {B. T.} and N. Foppiani and D. Franco and Furmanski, {A. P.} and D. Garcia-Gamez and A. Lister and J. Nowak",
note = "This is an author-created, un-copyedited version of an article accepted for publication/published in Journal of Instrumentation. IOP Publishing Ltd is not responsible for any errors or omissions in this version of the manuscript or any version derived from it. The Version of Record is available online at doi:10.1088/1748-0221/15/02/P02007",
year = "2020",
month = feb
day = "10",
doi = "10.1088/1748-0221/15/02/P02007",
language = "English",
volume = "15",
journal = "Journal of Instrumentation",
issn = "1748-0221",
publisher = "Institute of Physics Publishing",
number = "2",

}

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Reconstruction and measurement of (100) MeV energy electromagnetic activity from π 0 arrow γγ decays in the MicroBooNE LArTPC

AU - MicroBooNE Collaboration

AU - Alrashed, M.

AU - An, R.

AU - Anthony, J.

AU - Asaadi, J.

AU - Ashkenazi, A.

AU - Balasubramanian, S.

AU - Baller, B.

AU - Barnes, C.

AU - Barr, G.

AU - Basque, V.

AU - Bass, M.

AU - Bay, F.

AU - Berkman, S.

AU - Bhanderi, A.

AU - Bhat, A.

AU - Bishai, M.

AU - Blake, A.

AU - Bolton, T.

AU - Camilleri, L.

AU - Caratelli, D.

AU - Terrazas, I. Caro

AU - Fernandez, R. Castillo

AU - Cavanna, F.

AU - Cerati, G.

AU - Church, E.

AU - Cianci, D.

AU - Cohen, E. O.

AU - Conrad, J. M.

AU - Convery, M.

AU - Cooper-Troendle, L.

AU - Crespo-Anadon, J. I.

AU - Tutto, M. Del

AU - Devitt, D.

AU - Diaz, A.

AU - Domine, L.

AU - Duffy, K.

AU - Dytman, S.

AU - Eberly, B.

AU - Ereditato, A.

AU - Sanchez, L. Escudero

AU - Esquivel, J.

AU - Fitzpatrick, R. S.

AU - Fleming, B. T.

AU - Foppiani, N.

AU - Franco, D.

AU - Furmanski, A. P.

AU - Garcia-Gamez, D.

AU - Lister, A.

AU - Nowak, J.

N1 - This is an author-created, un-copyedited version of an article accepted for publication/published in Journal of Instrumentation. IOP Publishing Ltd is not responsible for any errors or omissions in this version of the manuscript or any version derived from it. The Version of Record is available online at doi:10.1088/1748-0221/15/02/P02007

PY - 2020/2/10

Y1 - 2020/2/10

N2 - We present results on the reconstruction of electromagnetic (EM) activity from photons produced in charged current ν μ interactions with final state π 0s. We employ a fully-automated reconstruction chain capable of identifying EM showers of (100) MeV energy, relying on a combination of traditional reconstruction techniques together with novel machine-learning approaches. These studies demonstrate good energy resolution, and good agreement between data and simulation, relying on the reconstructed invariant π 0 mass and other photon distributions for validation. The reconstruction techniques developed are applied to a selection of ν μ + Ar → μ + π 0 + X candidate events to demonstrate the potential for calorimetric separation of photons from electrons and reconstruction of π 0 kinematics.

AB - We present results on the reconstruction of electromagnetic (EM) activity from photons produced in charged current ν μ interactions with final state π 0s. We employ a fully-automated reconstruction chain capable of identifying EM showers of (100) MeV energy, relying on a combination of traditional reconstruction techniques together with novel machine-learning approaches. These studies demonstrate good energy resolution, and good agreement between data and simulation, relying on the reconstructed invariant π 0 mass and other photon distributions for validation. The reconstruction techniques developed are applied to a selection of ν μ + Ar → μ + π 0 + X candidate events to demonstrate the potential for calorimetric separation of photons from electrons and reconstruction of π 0 kinematics.

KW - hep-ex

KW - physics.ins-det

U2 - 10.1088/1748-0221/15/02/P02007

DO - 10.1088/1748-0221/15/02/P02007

M3 - Journal article

VL - 15

JO - Journal of Instrumentation

JF - Journal of Instrumentation

SN - 1748-0221

IS - 2

M1 - P02007

ER -