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Commissioning and performance of the CMS silicon strip tracker with cosmic ray muons


CMS Collaboration; Amsler, C; Chiochia, V; De Visscher, S; et al (2010). Commissioning and performance of the CMS silicon strip tracker with cosmic ray muons. Journal of Instrumentation, 5(3):T03008.

Abstract

During autumn 2008, the Silicon Strip Tracker was operated with the full CMS experiment in a comprehensive test, in the presence of the 3.8 T magnetic field produced by the CMS superconducting solenoid. Cosmic ray muons were detected in the muon chambers and used to trigger the readout of all CMS sub-detectors. About 15 million events with a muon in the tracker were collected. The efficiency of hit and track reconstruction were measured to be higher than 99% and consistent with expectations from Monte Carlo simulation. This article details the commissioning and performance of the Silicon Strip Tracker with cosmic ray muons.

Abstract

During autumn 2008, the Silicon Strip Tracker was operated with the full CMS experiment in a comprehensive test, in the presence of the 3.8 T magnetic field produced by the CMS superconducting solenoid. Cosmic ray muons were detected in the muon chambers and used to trigger the readout of all CMS sub-detectors. About 15 million events with a muon in the tracker were collected. The efficiency of hit and track reconstruction were measured to be higher than 99% and consistent with expectations from Monte Carlo simulation. This article details the commissioning and performance of the Silicon Strip Tracker with cosmic ray muons.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:07 Faculty of Science > Physics Institute
Dewey Decimal Classification:530 Physics
Language:English
Date:2010
Deposited On:13 Feb 2011 20:00
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 14:45
Publisher:Institute of Physics Publishing
ISSN:1748-0221
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-0221/5/03/T03008
Related URLs:http://arxiv.org/abs/0911.4996

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