Performance of the LHCb RICH detector at the LHC

Adinolfi, M. et al. (2013) Performance of the LHCb RICH detector at the LHC. European Physical Journal C, 73(5), p. 2431. (doi:10.1140/epjc/s10052-013-2431-9)

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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1140/epjc/s10052-013-2431-9

Abstract

The LHCb experiment has been taking data at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN since the end of 2009. One of its key detector components is the Ring-Imaging Cherenkov (RICH) system. This provides charged particle identification over a wide momentum range, from 2–100 GeV/c. The operation and control, software, and online monitoring of the RICH system are described. The particle identification performance is presented, as measured using data from the LHC. Excellent separation of hadronic particle types (π, K, p) is achieved.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Soler, Professor Paul
Authors: Adinolfi, M., Aglieri Rinella, G., Albrecht, E., Bellunato, T., Benson, S., Blake, T., Blanks, C., Brisbane, S., Brook, N. H., Calvi, M., Cameron, B., Cardinale, R., Carson, L., Contu, A., Coombes, M., D’Ambrosio, C., Easo, S., Egede, U., Eisenhardt, S., Fanchini, E., Fitzpatrick, C., Fontanelli, F., Forty, R., Frei, C., Gandini, P., Gao, R., Garra Tico, J., Giachero, A., Gibson, V., Gotti, C., Gregson, S., Gys, T., Haines, S. C., Hampson, T., Harnew, N., Hill, D., Hunt, P., John, M., Jones, C. R., Johnson, D., Kanaya, N., Katvars, S., Kerzel, U., Kim, Y. M., Koblitz, S., Kucharczyk, M., Lambert, D., Main, A., Maino, M., Malde, S., Mangiafave, N., Matteuzzi, C., Mini’, G., Mollen, A., Morant, J., Mountain, R., Morris, J. V., Muheim, F., Muresan, R., Nardulli, J., Owen, P., Papanestis, A., Patel, M., Patrick, G. N., Perego, D. L., Pessina, G., Petrolini, A., Piedigrossi, D., Plackett, R., Playfer, S., Powell, A., Rademacker, J. H., Ricciardi, S., Rogers, G. J., Sail, P., Sannino, M., Savidge, T., Sepp, I., Sigurdsson, S., Soler, F.J.P., Solomin, A., Soomro, F., Sparkes, A., Spradlin, P., Storaci, B., Thomas, C., Topp-Joergensen, S., Torr, N., Ullaland, O., Vervink, K., Voong, D., Websdale, D., Wilkinson, G., Wotton, S. A., Wyllie, K., Xing, F., and Young, R.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:European Physical Journal C
Publisher:Springer
ISSN:1434-6044
ISSN (Online):1434-6052
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2013 CERN for the benefit of the LHCb collaboration
First Published:First published in European Physical Journal C 73(5):2431
Publisher Policy:Reproduced under a Creative Commons License

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