Performance of the LHCb silicon tracker in p - p collisions at the LHC

Vincent Fave, B. Adeva, D. Esperante Pereira, A. Gallas, A. Pazos Alvarez, E. Perez Trigo, P. Rodriguez Perez, J. Saborido, A. Bay, F. Blanc, J. Bressieux, G. Conti, F. Dupertuis, R. Frei, N. Gauvin, G. Haefeli, A. Keune, M. Knecht, J. Luisier, R. MuresanM. Needham, T. Nakada, O. Schneider, M. T. Tran, J. Anderson, A. Buechler, A. Bursche, N. Chiapolini, M. De Cian, C. Elsasser, C. Salzmann, S. Saornil, S. Steiner, O. Steinkamp, U. Straumann, J. Van Tilburg, M. Tobin, A. Vollhardt, O. Aquines Gutierrez, C. Bauer, M. Britsch, F. Maciuc, M. Schmelling, H. Voss, V. Iakovenko, O. Okhrimenko, V. Pugatch

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Abstract

The Large Hadron Collider beauty experiment (LHCb) is a single-arm forward spectrometer dedicated to the study of B-meson decays in p - p collisions at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). The LHCb detector has excellent tracking and particle identification capabilities. The LHCb Silicon Tracker (ST) is composed of two silicon micro-strip detectors with long readout strips. The performance of these two detectors with the first high energy p - p collisions are presented here. A detailed study of the detectors intrinsic resolution and efficiency has been performed along with precise time alignment using collision data. The latest Silicon Tracker performance results and comparison to expectations are presented. © 2011 IEEE.
Original languageEnglish
Pages1309-1313
Number of pages5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 26 Mar 2012
Externally publishedYes
EventIEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record -
Duration: 26 Mar 2012 → …

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ConferenceIEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record
Period26/3/12 → …

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    Fave, V., Adeva, B., Esperante Pereira, D., Gallas, A., Pazos Alvarez, A., Perez Trigo, E., Rodriguez Perez, P., Saborido, J., Bay, A., Blanc, F., Bressieux, J., Conti, G., Dupertuis, F., Frei, R., Gauvin, N., Haefeli, G., Keune, A., Knecht, M., Luisier, J., ... Pugatch, V. (2012). Performance of the LHCb silicon tracker in p - p collisions at the LHC. 1309-1313. Paper presented at IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record, . https://doi.org/10.1109/NSSMIC.2011.6154332