Publication
Title
Performance of the CMS drift tube chambers with cosmic rays
Author
Institution/Organisation
CMS Collaboration
Abstract
Studies of the performance of the CMS drift tube barrel muon system are described, with results based on data collected during the CMS Cosmic Run at Four Tesla. For most of these data, the solenoidal magnet was operated with a central field of 3.8 T. The analysis of data from 246 out of a total of 250 chambers indicates a very good muon reconstruction capability, with a coordinate resolution for a single hit of about 260 μm, and a nearly 100% efficiency for the drift tube cells. The resolution of the track direction measured in the bending plane is about 1.8 mrad, and the efficiency to reconstruct a segment in a single chamber is higher than 99%. The CMS simulation of cosmic rays reproduces well the performance of the barrel muon detector.
Language
English
Source (journal)
Journal of instrumentation. - Bristol, 2006, currens
Publication
Bristol : Institute of Physics, 2010
ISSN
1748-0221
Volume/pages
5:3(2010), p. 1-46
Article Reference
T03015
ISI
000280524100017
Medium
E-only publicatie
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UAntwerpen
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Affiliation
Publications with a UAntwerp address
External links
Web of Science
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Creation 22.07.2010
Last edited 06.12.2017
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