The calorimeters are planned to be mounted on the tunnel platform extensions that serve to support the beam pipe through the STAR mid-rapidity detectors. A picture of the prototype FPD is shown here. Visible in the picture is the beam pipe and a curtain wall covering the DX magnet to the east of STAR.
Some details of the preparation for the FPD upgrade are listed below:
Last Update: 31 October 2002