A measurement of the material in the ATLAS inner detector using secondary hadronic interactions

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ATLAS Collaboration (2016)
  • Publisher: IOP Publishing
  • Journal: issue 1748-0221 (issn: 1748-0221)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1088/1748-0221/7/01/P01013, doi: 10.1088/1748-0221/7/01/P01013.
  • Subject: of photons with matter, interaction of hadrons with matter, etc) | Detector modelling and simulations I (interaction of radiation with matter, interaction of photons with matter, interaction of hadrons with matter, etc); Particle tracking detectors (Solid-state detectors); Si microstrip and pad detectors; Large detector systems for particle and astroparticle physics | Particle Physics - Experiment | Detector modelling and simulations I (interaction of radiation with matter, interaction of photons with matter, interaction of hadrons with matter, etc) | Detector Modelling and Simulations | Large detector systems for particle and astroparticle physics | Detector modelling and simulations I (interaction of radiation with matter, interaction | Large Detector Systems | 530 | info:eu-repo/classification/ddc/ddc:610 | Science & Technology | :Ciências Físicas [Ciências Naturais] | High Energy Physics - Experiment | Detectors de radiació | Física nuclear | Si microstrip and pad detectors | Particle tracking detectors (Solid-state detectors) | Particle Tracking Detectors | Col·lisions (Física nuclear)
    • ddc: ddc:610

The ATLAS inner detector is used to reconstruct secondary vertices due to hadronic interactions of primary collision products, so probing the location and amount of material in the inner region of ATLAS. Data collected in 7 TeV pp collisions at the LHC, with a minimum bias trigger, are used for comparisons with simulated events. The reconstructed secondary vertices have spatial resolutions ranging from ~ 200μm to 1 mm. The overall material description in the simulation is validated to within an experimental uncertainty of about 7%. This will lead to a better understanding of the reconstruction of various objects such as tracks, leptons, jets, and missing transverse momentum. We acknowledge the support of ANPCyT, Argentina; YerPhI, Armenia; ARC, Australia; BMWF, Austria; ANAS, Azerbaijan; SSTC, Belarus; CNPq and FAPESP, Brazil; NSERC, NRC and CFI, Canada; CERN; CONICYT, Chile; CAS, MOST and NSFC, China; COLCIENCIAS, Colombia; MSMT CR, MPO CR and VSC CR, Czech Republic; DNRF, DNSRC and Lundbeck Foundation, Denmark; ARTEMIS, European Union; IN2P3-CNRS, CEA-DSM/IRFU, France; GNAS, Georgia; BMBF, DFG, HGF, MPG and AvH Foundation, Germany; GSRT, Greece; ISF, MINERVA, GIF, DIP and Benoziyo Center, Israel; INFN, Italy; MEXT and JSPS, Japan; CNRST, Morocco; FOM and NWO, Netherlands; RCN, Norway; MNiSW, Poland; GRICES and FCT, Portugal; MERYS (MECTS), Romania; MES of Russia and ROSATOM, Russian Federation; JINR; MSTD, Serbia; MSSR, Slovakia; ARRS and MVZT, Slovenia; DST/NRF, South Africa; MICINN, Spain; SRC and Wallenberg Foundation, Sweden; SER, SNSF and Cantons of Bern and Geneva, Switzerland; NSC, Taiwan; TAEK, Turkey; STFC, the Royal Society and Leverhulme Trust, United Kingdom; DOE and NSF, United States of America. info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
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