General EEEMCal Meeting Summary 1/29/21

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PARTICIPANTS: Carlos, Cristiano, Hamlet, Douglas, Hrachya, Miroslav, Renee, Richard, Rosi, Tanja, Alexander

SUMMARY NOTES

Presentation of a brief overview of possible questions and projects

Research group activities presentations

  • UKY (Renee)
  • Recent calorimeter activities:
  • FEE board testing and code development - 4 towers with 4 SiPMs each
  • MIP calibration - run-time calibration
  • gain monitoring during run - LED based
  • DAQ processing hardware and firmware
  • Lehigh U. (Rosi)
  • Recent/ongoing projects:
  • STAR EPD
  • sPHENIX HCAL - test SiPM amp+shaper boards
  • Also availability of resources and close proximity to BNL could be beneficial to EEEMCal
  • MIT
  • Update from discussions with Lincoln Lab - large area SiPMs should be possible in principle, further discussions planned
  • Also planning to check on possibilities with Hamamatsu

Simulations

  • Collect all existing simulations in the EEEMCal Wiki


NEXT MEETING: 8 FEBRUARY AT 9:00AM ET