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CMS Tracker Collaboration,; Adam, W; Bergauer, T; Dragicevic, M; Friedl, M; Frühwirth, R; et al, (2009). Stand-alone cosmic muon reconstruction before installation of the CMS silicon strip tracker. Journal of Instrumentation, 4(05):P05004.



The subsystems of the CMS silicon strip tracker were integrated and commissioned at the Tracker Integration Facility (TIF) in the period from November 2006 to July 2007. As part of the commissioning, large samples of cosmic ray data were recorded under various running conditions in the absence of a magnetic field. Cosmic rays detected by scintillation counters were used to trigger the readout of up to 15 % of the final silicon strip detector, and over 4.7 million events were recorded. This document describes the cosmic track reconstruction and presents results on the performance of track and hit reconstruction as from dedicated analyses.

Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:07 Faculty of Science > Physics Institute
DDC:530 Physics
Uncontrolled Keywords: Large detector systems for particle and astroparticle physics; Pattern recognition, cluster finding, calibration and fitting methods; Particle tracking detectors (Solid-state detectors)
Deposited On:24 Dec 2009 10:54
Last Modified:27 Nov 2013 16:45
Publisher:Institute of Physics Publishing
Publisher DOI:10.1088/1748-0221/4/05/P05004
Related URLs:http://arxiv.org/abs/0902.1860
Citations:Web of Science®. Times Cited: 8
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