Resistive plate chambers for 2013-2014 muon upgrade in CMS at LHC

S. Colafranceschi, R. Chudasama, L. M. Pant, A. K. Mohanty, R. Sehgal, S. T. Sehgal, R. G. Thomas, A. Sharma, V. Bhandari, S. Chand, A. Kumar, S. Kumar, A. Singh, V. Singh, S. Aly, R. Aly, T. Elkafrawy, A. Ibrahim, A. Radi, A. SayedS. Cauwenbergh, A. Cimmino, S. Crucy, A. Fagot, G. Garcia, D. Poyraz, S. Salva, F. Thyssen, M. Tytgat, N. Zaganidis, M. Abbrescia, M. Franco, P. Iaselli, N. Lacalamita, F. Loddo, M. Maggi, G. Pugliese, P. Verwillingen, S. Buontempo, F. Cassese, N. Cavallo, S. Energico, F. Fienga, F. Fabozzi, O. Iorio, L. Lista, G. Passeggio, P. Paolucci, A. Braghieri, A. Freddi, S. Guelfo Gigli, P. Montagna, C. Riccardi, P. Salvini, F. Vercellati, P. Vitulo, A. Aleksandrov, V. Genchev, P. Iaydjiev, M. Rodozov, S. Stoykova, G. Sultanov, M. Vutova, Y. Choi, D. Kim, L. Benussi, S. Bianco, L. Passamonti, D. Piccolo, D. Pierluigi, G. Raffone, A. Russo, G. Saviano, A. Ahmad, W. Ahmed, I. Ali, M. Asghar, I. Awan, H. Hoorani, S. Muhammad, H. Shahzad, M. Shoaib, Y. Ban, J. Cai, Q. Li, S. Liu, S. Qian, D. Wang, Z. Xu, F. Zhang, S. Bernardino, H. Ibargüen, I. Pedraza, I. Bagaturia, Z. Tsamalaidze, A. Cabrera, L. Chaparro, J. P. Gomez, B. Gomez

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Abstract

During 2013 and 2014 (Long Shutdown LS1) the CMS experiment is upgrading the forward region installing a fourth layer of RPC detectors in order to complete and improve the muon system performances in the view of the foreseen high luminosity run of LHC. The new two endcap disks consists of 144 double-gap RPC chambers assembled at three different production sites: CERN, Ghent (Belgium) and BARC (India). The chamber components as well as the final detectors are subjected to full series of tests established in parallel at all the production sites. All assembly and test operations have been engineered in order to standardize and improve detector production. In this work the complete chamber construction, quality control procedures and preliminary results will be detailed.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberC10033
JournalJournal of Instrumentation
Volume9
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2014

Keywords

  • Gaseous detectors
  • Muon spectrometers
  • Trigger detectors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Mathematical Physics

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    Colafranceschi, S., Chudasama, R., Pant, L. M., Mohanty, A. K., Sehgal, R., Sehgal, S. T., Thomas, R. G., Sharma, A., Bhandari, V., Chand, S., Kumar, A., Kumar, S., Singh, A., Singh, V., Aly, S., Aly, R., Elkafrawy, T., Ibrahim, A., Radi, A., ... Gomez, B. (2014). Resistive plate chambers for 2013-2014 muon upgrade in CMS at LHC. Journal of Instrumentation, 9(10), [C10033]. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-0221/9/10/C10033