Title
Missing transverse energy performance of the CMS detector Missing transverse energy performance of the CMS detector
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
6(2011) , p. 1-55
ISSN
1748-0221
ISI
000295828000001
Carrier
E-only publicatie
Target language
English (eng)
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Affiliation
University of Antwerp
Abstract
During 2010 the LHC delivered pp collisions with a centre-of-mass energy of 7 TeV. In this paper, the results of comprehensive studies of missing transverse energy as measured by the CMS detector are presented. The results cover the measurements of the scale and resolution for missing transverse energy, and the effects of multiple pp interactions within the same bunch crossings on the scale and resolution. Anomalous measurements of missing transverse energy are studied, and algorithms for their identification are described. The performance of several reconstruction algorithms for calculating missing transverse energy are compared. An algorithm, called missing-transverse-energy significance, which estimates the compatibility of the reconstructed missing transverse energy with zero, is described, and its performance is demonstrated.
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