Overview of large area triple-GEM detectors for the CMS forward muon upgrade

D. Abbaneo, M. Abbas, M. Abbrescia, M. Abi Akl, O. Aboamer, D. Acosta, A. Ahmad, W. Ahmed, A. Aleksandrov, P. Altieri, C. Asawatangtrakuldee, P. Aspell, Y. Assran, I. Awan, S. Bally, Y. Ban, S. Banerjee, V. Barashko, P. Barria, G. BenczeN. Beni, L. Benussi, V. Bhopatkar, S. Bianco, J. Bos, O. Bouhali, A. Braghieri, S. Braibant, S. Buontempo, C. Calabria, M. Caponero, C. Caputo, F. Cassese, A. Castaneda, S. Cauwenbergh, F. R. Cavallo, A. Celik, M. Choi, S. Choi, J. Christiansen, A. Cimmino, S. Colafranceschi, A. Colaleo, A. Conde Garcia, S. Czellar, M. M. Dabrowski, G. De Lentdecker, R. De Oliveira, G. de Robertis, S. Dildick, B. Dorney, G. Endroczi, F. Errico, A. Fenyvesi, S. Ferry, I. Furic, P. Giacomelli, J. Gilmore, V. Golovtsov, L. Guiducci, F. Guilloux, A. Gutierrez, R. M. Hadjiiska, J. Hauser, K. Hoepfner, M. Hohlmann, H. Hoorani, P. Iaydjiev, Y. G. Jeng, T. Kamon, P. Karchin, A. Korytov, S. Krutelyov, A. Kumar, H. Kim, J. Lee, T. Lenzi, L. Litov, F. Loddo, A. Madorsky, T. Maerschalk, M. Maggi, A. Magnani, P. K. Mal, K. Mandal, A. Marchioro, A. Marinov, N. Majumdar, J. A. Merlin, G. Mitselmakher, A. K. Mohanty, A. Mohapatra, J. Molnar, S. Muhammad, S. Mukhopadhyay, M. Naimuddin, S. Nuzzo, E. Oliveri, L. M. Pant, P. Paolucci, I. Park, G. Passeggio, B. Pavlov, B. Philipps, D. Piccolo, H. Postema, A. Puig Baranac, A. Radi, R. Radogna, G. Raffone, A. Ranieri, G. Rashevski, C. Riccardi, M. Rodozov, A. Rodrigues, L. Ropelewski, S. RoyChowdhury, G. Ryu, M. S. Ryu, A. Safonov, S. Salva, G. Saviano, A. Sharma, A. Sharma, R. Sharma, A. H. Shah, M. Shopova, J. Sturdy, G. Sultanov, S. K. Swain, Z. Szillasi, J. Talvitie, A. Tatarinov, T. Tuuva, M. Tytgat, I. Vai, M. Van Stenis, R. Venditti, E. Verhagen, P. Verwilligen, P. Vitulo, S. Volkov, A. Vorobyev, D. Wang, M. Wang, U. Yang, Y. Yang, R. Yonamine, N. Zaganidis, F. Zenoni, A. Zhang

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Abstract

In order to cope with the harsh environment expected from the high luminosity LHC, the CMS forward muon system requires an upgrade. The two main challenges expected in this environment are an increase in the trigger rate and increased background radiation leading to a potential degradation of the particle ID performance. Additionally, upgrades to other subdetectors of CMS allow for extended coverage for particle tracking, and adding muon system coverage to this region will further enhance the performance of CMS. Following an extensive R&D program, CMS has identified triple-foil gas electron multiplier (GEM) detectors as a solution for the first muon station in the region 1.6<|η|<2.2, while continuing R&D is ongoing for additional regions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)298-303
Number of pages6
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Volume845
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 11 2017

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Keywords

  • CMS
  • GEM
  • Micro-pattern gas detectors
  • Tracking detectors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation

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