Polarimetry at the ILC


Selected References:

Physics Motivation:

  1. Physics opportunities with polarized e- and e+ beams at TESLA  
    Gudrid Moortgat-Pick, Herbert M. Steiner, DESY-00-178, LC-TH-2000-055, May 2001. 
    Published in Eur.Phys.J.direct C6:1-27,2001 Also in *2nd ECFA/DESY Study 1998-2001*  
     1261-1296.  e-Print Archive: hep-ph/0106155


  1. The TESLA Compton polarimeter  
    V. Gharibyan, N. Meyners, P. Schuler. LC-DET-2001-047, Jan 2001. 
     In *2nd ECFA/DESY Study 1998-2001* 2131-2180.
  2. Polarimetry at a future linear collider: How precise?
    M. Woods, SLAC-PUB-8397, Mar 2000. 
    Published in Int.J.Mod.Phys.A15:2529-2536,2000.  e-Print Archive: hep-ex/0004004.
  3. Compton polarimetry at a 1-TeV collider 
    M. Woods, SLAC-PUB-7744, Feb 1998. 
    Published in Int.J.Mod.Phys.A13:2517-2524,1998.  e-Print Archive: hep-ex/9802009.
  4. Moller Scattering Polarimetry for High Energy e+e- Linear Colliders
    G. Alexander, J. Cohen LC-DET-2000-046 August 2002
    Published in Nucl.Instrum.Meth.A486:552-567,2002
  5. Laser System for a Compton Polarimeter
    K.C. Moffeit and M. Woods IPBI-TN-2003-2 December 2003

Depolarisation at IP:

  1. Spin depolarization due to beam-beam interaction in NLC  
     Kathleen A. Thompson. SLAC-PUB-8716, Jan 2001.
  2. Depolarization due to beam-beam interaction in electron-positron Linear Colliders  
    Kaoru Yokoya, Pisin Chen. SLAC-PUB-4692, Sep 1988. 
    Published in Minneapolis Spin Conf.1988:938 (QCD161:S921:1988:V.2).

Other notes:

  1. Polarisation measurements with annihilation data  
    Klaus Mönig  LC-PHSM-2004-012 July 2004.
    Proceedings of LCWS 2004
  2. The use of Positron Polarization for precision Measurements
    Klaus Mönig LC-PHSM-2000-059 December 2000
  3. Luminosity, Energy and Polarization Studies for the Linear Collider:  Comparing e+e- and e-e- for NLC and TESLA
    M. Woods, A. Florimonte, K.C. Moffeit, T.O. Raubenheimer, A. Seryi, C. Sramek IPBI-TN-2004-1   SLAC-PUB-10353.  February 2004
  4. Spin Dynamics at the NLC
    K. Moffeit and M. Woods IPBI TN-2004-3 June 2004
  5. Spin dynamics in the interaction region
    Achim Stahl, internal note June 2004


  1. Polarization Studies: Comparison of e+e- and e-e- for NLC and TESLA
    Mike Woods talk at LCWS2004 Paris April 2004
  2. Polarimetry at th ILC
    Ken Moffeit talk at the ILC America workshop WG4 October 2004
  3. Physics Motivation for polarised e- and e+ Beams 
    Gudrid Moortgat-Pick talk at LCWS2004 Paris April 2004
  4. Polarimeter studies for TESLA
    Peter Schuler talk at LCWS2004 Paris April 2004
  5. Measuring beam polarisation with e+e- interactions at high energy
    Klaus Mönig talk at LCWS2004 Paris April 2004
  6. Precision Electron Beam Polarimetry workshop at JLAB June 2003

Global resources:

  1. World-wide Study for ILC Physics and Detectors
  2. LC Beam Delivery Group
  3. MDI workshop at SLAC
  4. Discussion at the Linear Collider Forum and its Polarimetry part

Regional resources:

  1. The US beam instrumentation group
  2. The European BDIR page
  3. ACFA-FFIR group (polarisation part)

Last Updated:  December 7, 2004
Klaus Mönig