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The ATLAS Experiment at the CERN Large Hadron Collider.

Aad, G. and Bouhova-Thacker, E. V. and Brodbeck, T. J. and Catmore, James R. and Chilingarov, Alexandre and Davidson, Ruth and Dewhurst, A. and Fox, Harald and Henderson, Robert and Hughes, Gareth and Jones, Roger and Kartvelishvili, Vakhtang and Price, Darren and Ratoff, Peter N. and Sloan, T. J. and Small, A. and Smizanska, Maria and Collaboration, ATLAS (2008) The ATLAS Experiment at the CERN Large Hadron Collider. Journal of Instrumentation, 3 (8). pp. 1-438. ISSN 1748-0221

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Abstract

The ATLAS detector as installed in its experimental cavern at point 1 at CERN is described in this paper. A brief overview of the expected performance of the detector when the Large Hadron Collider begins operation is also presented.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Instrumentation
Uncontrolled Keywords: ATLAS ; LHC ; CERN ; Accelerator ; Proton-proton collisions ; Heavy-ion collisions ; Minimum-bias events ; Bunch-crossings ; Pile-up ; Superconducting magnets ; Solenoidal field ; Toroidal field ; Magnetic field measurements ; Hall probes ; Inner detector ; Charged-particle tracking ; Vertex measurement ; Pixel detectors ; Silicon micro-strip detectors ; Transition radiation ; Time-over-threshold ; Radiation-hard electronics ; Fluorinert cooling ; Carbon-fibre reinforced plastics ; Optical fibres ; Calorimetry ; Sampling calorimeters ; Liquid argon ; Scintillator tiles ; Electromagnetic and hadronic interactions ; Forward calorimetry ; Accordion geometry ; Lateral segmentation ; Longitudinal segmentation ; Muon spectrometer ; Precision-tracking chambers ; Trigger chambers ; Drift tubes ; Thin-gap chambers ; Resistive-plate chambers ; Optical alignment systems ; Forward detectors ; Cerenkov light ; Roman Pots ; Zero-degree calorimetry ; Trigger and data acquisition ; High-level trigger ; Event filter ; Detector control system ; Bandwidth ; Processor farm ; Electrons ; Muons ; Leptons ; Photons ; Jets ; Taus ; Missing transverse energy ; b-tagging ; Particle identification ; Tracking algorithms ; Vertexing algorithms ; Impact parameter measurements
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 19802
Deposited By: Dr Alexandre Chilingarov
Deposited On: 13 Nov 2008 09:01
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 17 Nov 2017 10:04
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/19802

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