Commissioning and performance of the CMS silicon strip tracker with cosmic ray muons


Chatrchyan S., Khachatryan V., Sirunyan A. M. , Adam W., Arnold B., Bergauer H., ...Daha Fazla

JOURNAL OF INSTRUMENTATION, cilt.5, 2010 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

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During autumn 2008, the Silicon Strip Tracker was operated with the full CMS experiment in a comprehensive test, in the presence of the 3.8 T magnetic field produced by the CMS superconducting solenoid. Cosmic ray muons were detected in the muon chambers and used to trigger the readout of all CMS sub-detectors. About 15 million events with a muon in the tracker were collected. The efficiency of hit and track reconstruction were measured to be higher than 99% and consistent with expectations from Monte Carlo simulation. This article details the commissioning and performance of the Silicon Strip Tracker with cosmic ray muons.