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In 4. 5 mrad respectively. Once more the worse resolution in azimuth is to be associated with the effect of bremsstrahlung . Photons which do not interact before a radius of -90 cm are much less affected than electrons. 9 GeV mass bin. However, the efficiency of the ”non-converting” photon cut alone is about 70% per leg. 1 GeV wide. The comparative performances of the two experiments for H + yy detection depend on the resolution that CMS will reach with the converted photons, and on several other aspects (background rejection, pointing - see below).

The instrumentation of the most forward region (3 < q < 5) raised specific problems. This part is considered in the next section. 1. 0)14. The choice to place the full calorimeter inside the coil imposed a non magnetic absorber (brass, in plates of 5 cm). 80 m) in practice limited the total thickness at q =O to 7 A. 4 A, compromising to some extend-in a limited pseudo rapidity range-the original design criterium. 7 mm thick) inserted in between the brass plates, are readout by wave length shifting fibres, fitted in grooves.

Peterson from the University of Hawaii, R. March of Madison and others started to think about a deep sea water neutrino telescope near the coast of Hawaii. Their ideas later became a project called DUMAND, which was unfortunately discontinued. But it paved the way for the next generation of cosmic neutrino Cerenkov detectors: NESTOR and ANTARES in the Mediterranean sea as well as AMANDA and ICECUBE in the Antarctic ice. Massive calorimeters like NUSSEX in the Mont Blanc tunnel, BAKSAN in Russia, IMB in the Morton-Thiokol salt mine and KAMIOKANDE in Japan, originally designed for proton decay experiments, were, on 17th February 1987, witness to an extraterrestrial neutrino burst, which originated from a nearby supernova explosion (SN1987A).

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