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First performance results for the LHCb Silicon Tracker


Anderson, J (2011). First performance results for the LHCb Silicon Tracker. Nuclear Physics B - Proceedings Supplements, 215(1):122-124.

Abstract

The LHCb detector is a single arm forward spectrometer designed to study the decays of B-mesons in proton-proton collisions at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). The LHCb Silicon Tracker (ST) is a silicon micro-strip detector with a sensitive area of 12 m2 and a total of 272 thousand readout channels. The detector, which was fully installed by early summer 2008, currently has more than 99% of channels fully functioning. We present the results of calibration and performance studies of the ST using data collected by the experiment during LHC proton-proton collisions in late 2009 and spring 2010.

Abstract

The LHCb detector is a single arm forward spectrometer designed to study the decays of B-mesons in proton-proton collisions at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). The LHCb Silicon Tracker (ST) is a silicon micro-strip detector with a sensitive area of 12 m2 and a total of 272 thousand readout channels. The detector, which was fully installed by early summer 2008, currently has more than 99% of channels fully functioning. We present the results of calibration and performance studies of the ST using data collected by the experiment during LHC proton-proton collisions in late 2009 and spring 2010.

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Contributors:LHCb Silicon Tracker Group
Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:07 Faculty of Science > Physics Institute
Dewey Decimal Classification:530 Physics
Language:English
Date:2011
Deposited On:30 Aug 2011 11:27
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 14:59
Publisher:Elsevier
ISSN:0920-5632
Additional Information:Proceedings of the 12th Topical Seminar on Innovative Particle and Radiation Detectors (IPRD10) (7 - 10 June 2010 Siena, Italy)
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nuclphysbps.2011.03.154
Related URLs:http://cdsweb.cern.ch/record/1312201
http://cdsweb.cern.ch/record/1281654
Other Identification Number:CERN-LHCb-PROC-2010-029

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