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Upgrade of the ALICE ITS

Belikov, Iouri;
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  • Published: 29 May 2016 Journal: Journal of Instrumentation, volume 10, pages C03012-C03012 (eissn: 1748-0221, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: IOP Publishing
  • Country: France
Abstract
The Inner Tracking System (ITS) is the key ALICE detector for the study of heavy flavour production at LHC. Heavy flavor can be studied via the identification of short-lived hadrons containing heavy quarks which have a mean proper decay length in the order of 100-300 $\mu$m. To accomplish this task, the ITS is composed of six cylindrical layers of silicon detectors (two pixel, two drift and two strip) with a radial coverage from 3.9 to 43 cm and a material budget of 1.1% X0 per layer. %In particular, the properties of the two innermost layers define the ITS performance in measuring the displaced vertex of such short-lived particles. In order to enhance the ALICE...
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arXiv: Physics::Instrumentation and DetectorsHigh Energy Physics::Experiment
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Table 6: ITS upgrade timeline [1]

[1] ALICE Collaboration, Letter of intent for the upgrade of the alice experiment, Tech. Rep. CERN-LHCC-2012-012. LHCC-I-022, CERN, Geneva (Aug 2012).

[2] ALICE Collaboration, Conceptual design report for the upgrade of the alice its, Tech. Rep. CERN-LHCC-2012-013. LHCC-P-005, CERN, Geneva (Sep 2012).

[3] ALICE Collaboration, The alice experiment at the cern lhc, Journal of Instrumentation 3 (08) (2008) S08002. doi:10.1088/1748-0221/3/08/ S08002. URL http://stacks.iop.org/1748-0221/3/S08002

[4] I. V. et al., A reticle size cmos pixel sensor dedicated to the star hft, Journal of Instrumentation (2012) C01102.

[5] Toray Carbon Fibers America, Inc., www.toraycfa.com (2012). URL www.toraycfa.com

[6] A. Mapelli et al, Low material budget microfabricated cooling devices for particle detectors and front-end electronics, Nucl. Phys. B (Proc. Suppl.) 215 (2011) 349-352. [OpenAIRE]

[7] J. R. Thome et al., Two-phase cooling of targets and electronics for particle physics experiments, Proceedings of TWEPP 2009, Paris (France) (2009) 366 - 376.

[8] R. De Oliveira, V. Manzari, E. Monno, C. Pascazio, G. amd Pastore, R. Santoro, I. Sgura, , M. Torresi, Development of a polyimide microchannel on-detector cooling system for the its upgrade, ALICE Internal Note 2012-001 (2012).

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publication . Article . Conference object . Other literature type . Preprint . 2016

Upgrade of the ALICE ITS

Belikov, Iouri;