Readiness of the ATLAS Tile Calorimeter for LHC collisions
Popovic, D. S.
Vranješ Milosavljević, Marija
ATLAS Collaboration (ukupan broj autora: 2578)
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The Tile hadronic calorimeter of the ATLAS detector has undergone extensive testing in the experimental hall since its installation in late 2005. The readout, control and calibration systems have been fully operational since 2007 and the detector has successfully collected data from the LHC single beams in 2008 and first collisions in 2009. This paper gives an overview of the Tile Calorimeter performance as measured using random triggers, calibration data, data from cosmic ray muons and single beam data. The detector operation status, noise characteristics and performance of the calibration systems are presented, as well as the validation of the timing and energy calibration carried out with minimum ionising cosmic ray muons data. The calibration systems precision is well below the design value of 1%. The determination of the global energy scale was performed with an uncertainty of 4%.
Извор:European Physical Journal C. Particles and Fields, 2010, 70, 4, 1193-1236
- ANPCyT, Argentina, Yerevan Physics Institute, Armenia, ARC, Australia, DEST, Australia, Bundesministerium fur Wissenschaft und Forschung, Austria, National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan, State Committee on Science and Technologies of the Republic of Belarus, CNPq, Brazil, FINEP, Brazil, NSERC, Canada, NRC, Canada, CFI, Canada, CERN, CONICYT, Chile, NSFC, China, COLCIENCIAS, Colombia, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic, Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic, Committee for Collaboration of the Czech Republic, Danish Natural Science Research Council, Lundbeck Foundation, European Commission through the ARTEMIS Research Training Network, CEA-DSM/IRFU, France, Georgian Academy of Sciences, BMBF, Germany, DFG, Germany, HGF, Germany, MPG, Germany, Ministry of Education and Religion, through the EPEAEK, Greece, GSRT, Greece, ISF, Israel, MINERVA, Israel, GIF, Israel, DIP, Israel, Benoziyo Center, Israel, INFN, Italy, MEXT, Japan, CNRST, Morocco, FOM, Netherlands, NWO, Netherlands, Research Council of Norway, Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Poland, FCT, European Union ERDF, Portugal, Ministry of Education and Research, Romania, Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation and State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM, JINR, Ministry of Science, Serbia, Department of International Science and Technology Cooperation, Ministry of Education of the Slovak Republic, Slovenian Research Agency, Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology, Slovenia, Ministerio de Educacion y Ciencia, Spain, Swedish Research Council, Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, Sweden, State Secretariat for Education and Science, Swiss National Science Foundation, Cantons of Bern and Geneva, Switzerland, National Science Council, Taiwan, TAEK, Turkey, Science and Technology Facilities Council, Leverhulme Trust, United Kingdom, DOE, United States of America, NSF, United States of America, IN2P3-CNRS, France
ISSN: 1434-6044 (print); 1434-6052 (electronic)