Radiation background with the CMS RPCs at the LHC

S. Costantini, Y. Ban, J. Cai, Q. Li, S. Liu, S. Qian, D. Wang, Z. Xu, F. Zhang, Y. Choi, J. Goh, D. Kim, S. Choi, B. Hong, J. W. Kang, M. Kang, J. H. Kwon, K. S. Lee, S. K. Lee, S. K. ParkL. M. Pant, A. K. Mohanty, R. Chudasama, J. B. Singh, V. Bhatnagar, A. Mehta, R. Kumar, S. Cauwenbergh, A. Cimmino, S. Crucy, A. Fagot, G. Garcia, A. Ocampo, D. Poyraz, S. Salva, F. Thyssen, M. Tytgat, N. Zaganidis, W. V. Doninck, A. Cabrera, L. Chaparro, J. P. Gomez, B. Gomez, J. C. Sanabria, C. Avila, A. Ahmad, S. Muhammad, M. Shoaib, H. Hoorani, I. Awan, I. Ali, W. Ahmed, M. I. Asghar, H. Shahzad, A. Sayed, A. Ibrahim, S. Aly, Y. Assran, A. Radi, T. Elkafrawy, A. Sharma, S. Colafranceschi, M. Abbrescia, C. Calabria, A. Colaleo, G. Iaselli, F. Loddo, M. Maggi, S. Nuzzo, G. Pugliese, R. Radogna, R. Venditti, P. Verwillingen, L. Benussi, S. Bianco, D. Piccolo, P. Paolucci, S. Buontempo, N. Cavallo, M. Merola, F. Fabozzi, O. M. Iorio, A. Braghieri, P. Montagna, C. Riccardi, P. Salvini, P. Vitulo, I. Vai, A. Magnani, A. Dimitrov, L. Litov, B. Pavlov, P. Petkov, A. Aleksandrov, V. Genchev, P. Iaydjiev, M. Rodozov, G. Sultanov, M. Vutova, S. Stoykova, R. Hadjiiska, H. S. Ibargüen, M. I.P. Morales, S. C. Bernardino, I. Bagaturia, Z. Tsamalaidze, I. Crotty, M. S. Kim

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Abstract

The Resistive Plate Chambers (RPCs) are employed in the CMS Experiment at the LHC as dedicated trigger system both in the barrel and in the endcap. This article presents results of the radiation background measurements performed with the 2011 and 2012 proton-proton collision data collected by CMS. Emphasis is given to the measurements of the background distribution inside the RPCs. The expected background rates during the future running of the LHC are estimated both from extrapolated measurements and from simulation.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberC05031
JournalJournal of Instrumentation
Volume10
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 1 2015

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Keywords

  • Performance of High Energy Physics Detectors
  • Resistive-plate chambers

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Mathematical Physics

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Costantini, S., Ban, Y., Cai, J., Li, Q., Liu, S., Qian, S., ... Kim, M. S. (2015). Radiation background with the CMS RPCs at the LHC. Journal of Instrumentation, 10(5), [C05031]. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-0221/10/05/C05031