Standalone vertex finding in the ATLAS muon spectrometer

UNSPECIFIED (2014) Standalone vertex finding in the ATLAS muon spectrometer. Journal of Instrumentation, 9: P02001. ISSN 1748-0221

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A dedicated reconstruction algorithm to find decay vertices in the ATLAS muon spectrometer is presented. The algorithm searches the region just upstream of or inside the muon spectrometer volume for multi-particle vertices that originate from the decay of particles with long decay paths. The performance of the algorithm is evaluated using both a sample of simulated Higgs boson events, in which the Higgs boson decays to long-lived neutral particles that in turn decay to b (b) over bar final states, and pp collision data at root s = 7 TeV collected with the ATLAS detector at the LHC during 2011.

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Journal of Instrumentation
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