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Beam background E ects in the CMS pixel detector


Snoek, H (2010). Beam background E ects in the CMS pixel detector. In: 19th International Workshop on Vertex Detectors (VERTEX 2010), Loch Lomond, Scotland, UK , 6 June 2010 - 6 June 2010.

Abstract

During the LHC run in December 2009 beam-induced background events were identified with
the CMS pixel detector. The background consists mostly of collimated particle jets that traverse
CMS parallel to the proton beam. The rate and origin of these events were studied, as well as the
possible effects on the lifetime of the detector. In addition, a pixel-based method to remove the
background for physics analyses was developed.

Abstract

During the LHC run in December 2009 beam-induced background events were identified with
the CMS pixel detector. The background consists mostly of collimated particle jets that traverse
CMS parallel to the proton beam. The rate and origin of these events were studied, as well as the
possible effects on the lifetime of the detector. In addition, a pixel-based method to remove the
background for physics analyses was developed.

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Contributors:CMS Collaboration
Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper), refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:07 Faculty of Science > Physics Institute
Dewey Decimal Classification:530 Physics
Language:English
Event End Date:6 June 2010
Deposited On:16 Feb 2011 16:38
Last Modified:21 Nov 2017 15:17
Publisher:Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati (SISSA)
Series Name:PoS - Proceedings of Science
ISSN:1824-8039
Official URL:http://pos.sissa.it/cgi-bin/reader/conf.cgi?confid=113
Related URLs:http://pos.sissa.it/index.html (Publisher)

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