Title
Commissioning of the CMS experiment and the cosmic run at four teslaCommissioning of the CMS experiment and the cosmic run at four tesla
Author
Faculty/Department
Faculty of Sciences. Physics
Research group
Elementary Particle Physics
Publication type
article
Publication
Bristol :Institute of Physics,
Subject
Physics
Source (journal)
Journal of instrumentation. - Bristol, 2006, currens
Volume/pages
5(2010):3, p. T03001,1-T03001,38
ISSN
1748-0221
Article Reference
T03001
ISI
000280524100030
Carrier
E-only publicatie
Target language
English (eng)
Full text (Publishers DOI)
Affiliation
University of Antwerp
Abstract
The CMS Collaboration conducted a month-long data-taking exercise known as the Cosmic Run At Four Tesla in late 2008 in order to complete the commissioning of the experiment for extended operation. The operational lessons resulting from this exercise were addressed in the subsequent shutdown to better prepare CMS for LHC beams in 2009. The cosmic data collected have been invaluable to study the performance of the detectors, to commission the alignment and calibration techniques, and to make several cosmic ray measurements. The experimental setup, conditions, and principal achievements from this data-taking exercise are described along with a review of the preceding integration activities.
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