Tests of a Roman pot prototype for the totem experiment

Deile, M and Alagoz, E and Anelli, G and Antchev, G and Ayache, M and Caspers, F and Dimovasili, E and Dinapoli, R and Drouhin, F and Eggert, K and Escourrou, J L and Fochler, O and Gill, K and Grabit, R and Haug, F and Jarron, P and Kaplon, J and Kroyer, T and Luntama, T and Macina, D and Mattelon, E and Niewiadomski, H and Mirabito, L and Noschis, E P and Oriunno, M and Park, A and Perrot, A L and Pirotte, O and Quetsch, J M and Regnier, F and Ruggiero, G and Saramad, S and Siegrist, P and Snoeys, W and Souissi, T and Szczygiel, R and Troska, J and Vasey, F and Verdier, A and Da Via, C and Hasi, J and Kok, A and Watts, S and Kaspar, J and Kundrat, V and Lokajicek, M V and Smotlacha, J and Avati, V and Jarvinen, M and Kalliokoski, M and Kalliopuska, J and Kurvinen, K and Lauhakangas, R and Oljemark, F and Orava, R and Osterberg, K and Palmieri, V and Saarikko, H and Soininen, A and Boccone, V and Bozzo, M and Buzzo, A and Cuneo, S and Ferro, F and Macri, M and Minutoli, S and Morelli, A and Musico, P and Negri, M and Santroni, A and Sette, G and Sobol, A and Berardi, V and Catanesi, M G and Radicioni, E (2005) Tests of a Roman pot prototype for the totem experiment. In: 2005 IEEE PARTICLE ACCELERATOR CONFERENCE (PAC), VOLS 1-4. IEEE, Knoxville, pp. 1701-1703. ISBN 0-7803-8859-3

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The TOTEM collaboration has developed and tested the first prototype of its Roman Pots to be operated in the LHC. TOTEM Roman Pots contain stacks of silicon detectors with strips oriented in two orthogonal directions. To measure proton scattering angles of a few microradians, the detectors will approach the beam centre to a distance of 10 sigma + 0.5 mm (= 1.3 mm). Dead space near the detector edge is minimised by using two novel "edgeless" detector technologies. The silicon detectors are used both for precise track reconstruction and for triggering. The first full-sized prototypes of both detector technologies as well as their read-out electronics have been developed, built and operated. The tests took place in the proton beam-line of the SPS accelerator ring. In addition, the pot's shielding against electromagnetic interference and the longitudinal beam coupling impedance have been measured with the wire method.

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