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=== Outgoing Hadron-Side Endcap ===
 
=== Outgoing Hadron-Side Endcap ===
 
*[[Dual Radiator Ring Imaging Cherenkov Detector (dRICH)]]
 
*[[Dual Radiator Ring Imaging Cherenkov Detector (dRICH)]]
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=== Outgoing Electron-Side Endcap ===
 
=== Outgoing Electron-Side Endcap ===
 
*[[Modular Ring Imaging Cherenkov Detector (mRICH)]]
 
*[[Modular Ring Imaging Cherenkov Detector (mRICH)]]
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*[[e/π Cherenkov Detector for Lepton Identification]]
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=== Timing and Slow-Particle PID===
 
=== Timing and Slow-Particle PID===
 
*[[Time of Flight Detector (TOF)]]
 
*[[Time of Flight Detector (TOF)]]
===Sensors and Electronics===
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===Photosensors and Electronics===
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Sensor Requirements
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{| class="wikitable"
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|-
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! Parameter
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! DIRC
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! mRICH
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! dRICH
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|-
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| Gain
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| ~10^6
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| ~10^6
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| ~10^6
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|-
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| Timing Resolution
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| ≤ 100 ps
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| ≤ 800 ps
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| ≤ 800 ps
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|-
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| Pixel Size
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| 2-3 mm
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| ≤3 mm
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| ≤ 3 mm
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|-
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| Dark Noise
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| ≤ 1kHz/cm2
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| ≤ 5MHz/cm2
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| ≤ 5MHz/cm2
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|-
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| Radiation Hardness
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| Yes
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| Yes
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| Yes
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|-
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| Single-photon mode operation?
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| Yes
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| Yes
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| Yes
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|-
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| Magnetic-field immunity?
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| Yes (1.5–3 T)
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| Yes (1.5–3 T)
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| Yes (1.5–3 T)
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|-
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| Photon Detection Efficiency
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| ≥ 20%
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| ≥ 20%
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| ≥ 20%
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|}
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Note: The EIC radiation levels are expected to be comparable to the levels at current operations of RHIC. The exact level will vary depending on the exact readout location of each PID detector’s readout.
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*[[Photosensors]]
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*[[Electronics]]
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== [[People and Institutions]] ==
  
 
== eRD14 Reports ==
 
== eRD14 Reports ==
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*[[Media:eRD14_progress_report_Dec_2016.pdf | EIC PID Progress Report Dec. 2016]]
 
*[[Media:eRD14_progress_report_Dec_2016.pdf | EIC PID Progress Report Dec. 2016]]
 
*[https://wiki.bnl.gov/conferences/index.php/Reports-July2016 All eRD FY17 Proposal/Reports and Committee  Comments]
 
*[https://wiki.bnl.gov/conferences/index.php/Reports-July2016 All eRD FY17 Proposal/Reports and Committee  Comments]
*[http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/DNP16/Session/NG.7 Cheuk-Ping Wong, Performance Study of a Prototype Modular RICH Detector for EIC Experiments, APS DNP Meeting 2016, Vancouver, BC, Canada.]
 
  
=== 2015 ===
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=== [[2015]] ===
*[[Media:eRD14_FY16_proposal.pdf | EIC PID (eRD14) Proposal FY16]]
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*[[Media:eRD14_progress_report_Dec_2015.pdf | EIC PID Progress Report Dec. 2015]]
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*[http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/APR15/Session/C15.8 Cheuk-Ping Wong, Simulation Study of RICH Detector for Particle Identification in Forward Region at Electron-Ion Collider, APS April Meeting 2015, Baltimore, MD]
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*[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1sQgP7S4yKauP8im2DyBfHe2ABD3KwCYCTAmq4P9YgWE/edit EIC Detector R&D Progress Report (Oct – Dec 2015)]
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=== 2014 ===
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=== [[2014]] ===
*EIC R&D Proposal 2014
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=== Prior 2014 ===
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=== [[Prior to 2014]] ===
*[https://arxiv.org/abs/1212.1701 EIC White Paper]
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*[https://wiki.bnl.gov/conferences/images/0/0d/Geant4_simulation_JLAB.pdf GEMC: Geant4 Simulation at JLab by Maurizio Ungaro]
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== eRD14 Presentations ==
 
== eRD14 Presentations ==
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===[[2017]]===
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===[[2016]]===
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===[[2015]]===
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===[[2014]]===
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===[[Prior to 2014]]===

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Getting started

eRD14 Consortium: An integrated program for particle identification (PID) for a future Electron-Ion Collider (EIC) detector

The EIC PID consortium (eRD14) has been formed to develop an integrated program for particle identification (PID) for a future Electron-Ion Collider (EIC) detector, for which excellent particle identification is an essential requirement. For instance, identification of the hadrons in the final state is needed for understanding how different quark flavors contribute to the properties of hadrons, and reliable identification of the scattered electron is important for covering kinematics where pion backgrounds are large. The PID systems also have the greatest overall impact on the layout of the central detector, and put important constraints on the magnetic field. It is thus essential to conduct the relevant R&D at an early stage of the development of a complete EIC detector. In addition to providing solutions addressing the broader EIC requirements, the PID consortium has worked closely with BNL and JLab to ensure that the specific R&D projects are compatible with the detector concepts that are being pursued there.


To address the different requirement associated with the three different parts of the detector (ion-beam direction, electron-beam direction, and central region), the consortium is pursuing R&D on (and requesting funding for) three different technologies for imaging Cherenkov detectors: a dual-radiator (gas/aerogel) RICH for the hadron endcap, a high-performance DIRC for the barrel region, a modular aerogel RICH (mRICH) for the electron endcap (which could also be used in the hadron endcap in conjunction with a single-radiator gas RICH such as the one developed by eRD6). A 4π time-of-flight (TOF) coverage is also needed for PID in the momentum range below the Cherenkov threshold and for bunch identification (which is important for ring-ring colliders with a high repetition rate), for which the consortium has performed R&D on mRPC and MCP-PMT based TOF systems.

Central Barrel

Outgoing Hadron-Side Endcap

Outgoing Electron-Side Endcap

Timing and Slow-Particle PID

Photosensors and Electronics

Sensor Requirements

Parameter DIRC mRICH dRICH
Gain ~10^6 ~10^6 ~10^6
Timing Resolution ≤ 100 ps ≤ 800 ps ≤ 800 ps
Pixel Size 2-3 mm ≤3 mm ≤ 3 mm
Dark Noise ≤ 1kHz/cm2 ≤ 5MHz/cm2 ≤ 5MHz/cm2
Radiation Hardness Yes Yes Yes
Single-photon mode operation? Yes Yes Yes
Magnetic-field immunity? Yes (1.5–3 T) Yes (1.5–3 T) Yes (1.5–3 T)
Photon Detection Efficiency ≥ 20% ≥ 20% ≥ 20%

Note: The EIC radiation levels are expected to be comparable to the levels at current operations of RHIC. The exact level will vary depending on the exact readout location of each PID detector’s readout.

People and Institutions

eRD14 Reports

In this section, a collection of the eRD14 related documents which includes proposal, report, and presentation, are listed.

2016

2015

2014

Prior to 2014

eRD14 Presentations

2017

2016

2015

2014

Prior to 2014