Title
Precise mapping of the magnetic field in the CMS barrel yoke using cosmic raysPrecise mapping of the magnetic field in the CMS barrel yoke using cosmic rays
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. T03021,1-T03021,36
ISSN
1748-0221
ISI
000280524100012
Carrier
E
Target language
English (eng)
Full text (Publishers DOI)
Affiliation
University of Antwerp
Abstract
The CMS detector is designed around a large 4 T superconducting solenoid, enclosed in a 12 000-tonne steel return yoke. A detailed map of the magnetic field is required for the accurate simulation and reconstruction of physics events in the CMS detector, not only in the inner tracking region inside the solenoid but also in the large and complex structure of the steel yoke, which is instrumented with muon chambers. Using a large sample of cosmic muon events collected by CMS in 2008, the field in the steel of the barrel yoke has been determined with a precision of 3 to 8% depending on the location.
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Full text (open access)
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