Title
Commissioning and performance of the CMS pixel tracker with cosmic ray muons Commissioning and performance of the CMS pixel tracker with cosmic ray muons
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
5(2010) :3 , p. T03007,1-T03007,37
ISSN
1748-0221
ISI
000286973300002
Article Reference
T03007
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E-only publicatie
Target language
English (eng)
Full text (Publishers DOI)
Affiliation
University of Antwerp
Abstract
The pixel detector of the Compact Muon Solenoid experiment consists of three barrel layers and two disks for each endcap. The detector was installed in summer 2008, commissioned with charge injections, and operated in the 3.8 T magnetic field during cosmic ray data taking. This paper reports on the first running experience and presents results on the pixel tracker performance, which are found to be in line with the design specifications of this detector. The transverse impact parameter resolution measured in a sample of high momentum muons is 18 microns.
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