Measurements of hadron production in the TeV energy range are one of the tasks of the future studies at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). The main goal of these experiments is a study of the fundamental QCD processes at this energy range, which is very important not only for probing of the Standard Model but also for ultrahigh-energy cosmic particle physics. One of the key elements of these experiments measurements are hadron identification. The only detector technology which has a potential ability to separate hadrons in this energy range is Transition Radiation Detector (TRD) technology. TRD prototype based on straw proportional chambers combined with a specially assembled radiator has been tested at the CERN SPS accelerator beam. The test beam results and comparison with detailed Monte Carlo simulations are presented here.
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Journal of Physics: Conference Series
Belyaev, N., Cherry, M., Doronin, S., Filippov, K., Fusco, P., Konovalov, S., Krasnopevtsev, D., Kramarenko, V., Loparco, F., Mazziotta, M., Ponomarenko, D., Pyatiizbyantseva, D., Radomskii, R., Rembser, C., Romaniouk, A., Savchenko, A., Shulga, E., Smirnov, S., Smirnov, Y., Sosnovtsev, V., Spinelli, P., Teterin, P., Tikhomirov, V., Vorobev, K., & Zhukov, K. (2017). Test beam studies of possibilities to separate particles with gamma factors above 103 with straw based Transition Radiation Detector. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 934 (1) https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/934/1/012053