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Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-25466

Amsler, C; Bösiger, K; Chiochia, V; Erdmann, W; Gabathuler, K; Horisberger, R; König, S; Kotlinski, D; Maier, R; Meier, B; Meyer, H P; Rizzi, A; Robmann, P; Scherr, S; Schmidt, A; Steiner, S; Streuli, S (2009). Mechanical design and material budget of the CMS barrel pixel detector. Journal of Instrumentation, 4(05):P05003.

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Abstract

The Compact Muon Solenoid experiment at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN includes a silicon pixel detector as its innermost component. Its main task is the precise reconstruction of charged particles close to the primary interaction vertex. This paper gives an overview of the mechanical requirements and design choices for the barrel pixel detector. The distribution of material in the detector as well as its description in the Monte Carlo simulation are discussed in detail.

Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:07 Faculty of Science > Physics Institute
DDC:530 Physics
Uncontrolled Keywords:Simulation methods and programs; Detector design and construction technologies and materials; Si microstrip and pad detectors
Language:English
Date:2009
Deposited On:24 Dec 2009 11:31
Last Modified:28 Nov 2013 01:38
Publisher:Institute of Physics Publishing
ISSN:1748-0221
Publisher DOI:10.1088/1748-0221/4/05/P05003
Related URLs:http://arxiv.org/abs/0904.4761
Citations:Web of Science®. Times Cited: 2
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