Title
Performance studies of the CMS Strip Tracker before installation Performance studies of the CMS Strip Tracker before installation
Author
Faculty/Department
Faculty of Sciences. Physics
Publication type
article
Publication
Bristol :Institute of Physics ,
Subject
Physics
Source (journal)
Journal of instrumentation. - Bristol, 2006, currens
Volume/pages
4(2009) , p. P06009,1-P06009,48
ISSN
1748-0221
ISI
000267942500012
Carrier
E
Target language
English (eng)
Full text (Publishers DOI)
Affiliation
University of Antwerp
Abstract
In March 2007 the assembly of the Silicon Strip Tracker was completed at the Tracker Integration Facility at CERN. Nearly 15% of the detector was instrumented using cables, fiber optics, power supplies, and electronics intended for the operation at the LHC. A local chiller was used to circulate the coolant for low temperature operation. In order to understand the efficiency and alignment of the strip tracker modules, a cosmic ray trigger was implemented. From March through July 4.5 million triggers were recorded. This period, referred to as the Sector Test, provided practical experience with the operation of the Tracker, especially safety, data acquisition, power, and cooling systems. This paper describes the performance of the strip system during the Sector Test, which consisted of five distinct periods defined by the coolant temperature. Significant emphasis is placed on comparisons between the data and results from Monte Carlo studies.
Full text (open access)
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