Title
Commissioning and performance of the CMS silicon strip tracker with cosmic ray muons Commissioning and performance of the CMS silicon strip 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. T03008,1-T03008,45
ISSN
1748-0221
Article Reference
T03008
ISI
000280524100025
Carrier
E-only publicatie
Target language
English (eng)
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Affiliation
University of Antwerp
Abstract
During autumn 2008, the Silicon Strip Tracker was operated with the full CMS experiment in a comprehensive test, in the presence of the 3.8 T magnetic field produced by the CMS superconducting solenoid. Cosmic ray muons were detected in the muon chambers and used to trigger the readout of all CMS sub-detectors. About 15 million events with a muon in the tracker were collected. The efficiency of hit and track reconstruction were measured to be higher than 99% and consistent with expectations from Monte Carlo simulation. This article details the commissioning and performance of the Silicon Strip Tracker with cosmic ray muons.
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