Calorimetric classification of track-like signatures in liquid argon TPCs using MicroBooNE data

  title={Calorimetric classification of track-like signatures in liquid argon TPCs using MicroBooNE data},
  author={MicroBooNE collaboration P. Abratenko and Rui An and J. Anthony and Jonathan Asaadi and A. Ashkenazi and Supraja Balasubramanian and Bruce R. Baller and Chris P. Barnes and G. D. Barr and V. Basque and Lars Bathe-Peters and O. Benevides Rodrigues and Sophie Berkman and A. Bhanderi and A. Bhat and Mary Bishai and A. Blake and T. Bolton and Leslie Camilleri and David Caratelli and Ivan Caro Terrazas and Raquel Castillo Fern{\'a}ndez and F Cavanna and Giuseppe Benedetto Cerati and Y. Chen and Eric D. Church and Davio Cianci and J. M. Conrad and M. E. Convery and London Cooper-Troendle and J. I. Crespo-Anad{\'o}n and Marco Del Tutto and Steve Dennis and Drew Devitt and Richard Diurba and Ryan Dorrill and Kirsty Duffy and Steven Dytman and B. Eberly and Antonio Ereditato and J. J. Evans and R. Fine and G. A. Fiorentini Aguirre and R. S. Fitzpatrick and B. T. Fleming and Nicol{\`o} Foppiani and D. Franco and A. P. Furmanski and Diego Garcia-Gamez and Steven Gardiner and G. Ge and Sowjanya Gollapinni and O. Goodwin and E. Gramellini and P. Green and Herbert Greenlee and W. Q. Gu and Roxanne Guenette and P. Guzowski and L. Hagaman and E. Hall and Pip Hamilton and Or Hen and G. Horton-Smith and Adrien Hourlier and Ran Itay and C. W. James and X. Ji and L X Jiang and Jay Hyun Jo and R. A. Johnson and Yeon-jae Jwa and N. W. Kamp and Nathaniel Kaneshige and Georgia Karagiorgi and Wesley Ketchum and Michael Kirby and Thomas R. Kobilarcik and Igor E. Kreslo and R. LaZur and I. Lepetic and K. Li and Y. Li, and K. Lin and B. R. Littlejohn and William Louis and X. Luo and Karthick Muthu Manivannan and C. Mariani and Danica W Marsden and J. S. Marshall and D. A. Martinez Caicedo and K. Mason and A. Mastbaum and N. McConkey and V. Meddage and Thomas Mettler and K. Miller and J. Mills and K. P. Mistry and Tanaz Angelina Mohayai and A. Mogan and Jarrett Moon and Michael Mooney and A. F. Moor and Craig D. Moore and L. Mora Lepin and Joel Mousseau and M. Murphy and Donna Lynne Naples and A. Navrer-Agasson and Ray Kreswell Neely and Jaroslaw A. Nowak and M. Soares Nunes and Ornella Palamara and Vittorio Paolone and Afroditi Papadopoulou and Vicky Papavassiliou and Stephen F. Pate and Ajib Paudel and Žarko Pavlovi{\'c} and Eliezer Piasetzky and I. D. Ponce-Pinto and S. Prince and Xin Qian and J L Raaf and Veljko Radeka and A. Rafique and M. Reggiani-Guzzo and Lu Ren and L. C. J. Rice and Leon S. Rochester and J. Rodriguez Rondon and H. E. Rogers and M. Rosenberg and M. Ross-Lonergan and G. Scanavini and D. W. Schmitz and Anne Schukraft and William Seligman and M. H. Shaevitz and Ralitsa Sharankova and James Sinclair and A. Smith and Erica Snider and M. Soderberg and Stefan Soldner-Rembold and Panagiotis Spentzouris and Joshua Spitz and M. Stancari and Jeremy St. John and Thomas Strauss and Kathryn Sutton and Samantha Sword-Fehlberg and Andrzej M. Szelc and N. J. Tagg and W. Tang and Kazuhiro Terao and C.Thorpe and D. Totani and M. Toups and Y. T. Tsai and Melissa Uchida and Tracy Usher and Wouter Van De Pontseele and Brett Viren and M. S. Weber and H Y Wei and Zachary Douglas Williams and Stephen Wolbers and Taritree Wongjirad and Marianette Wospakrik and Natalie Wright and W. Wu and Erin H. Yandel and T. Yang and G. Yarbrough and Lauren E. Yates and G. Zeller and J. Zennamo and C Zhang},
  journal={Journal of High Energy Physics},
The MicroBooNE liquid argon time projection chamber located at Fermilab is a neutrino experiment dedicated to the study of short-baseline oscillations, the measurements of neutrino cross sections in liquid argon, and to the research and development of this novel detector technology. Accurate and precise measurements of calorimetry are essential to the event reconstruction and are achieved by leveraging the TPC to measure deposited energy per unit length along the particle trajectory, with mm… 

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