Status report on the CMS forward muon upgrade with large-size triple-GEM detectors

D. Abbaneo, M. Abbas, M. Abbrescia, A. A. Abdelalim, M. Abi Akl, W. Ahmed, W. Ahmed, P. Altieri, R. Aly, C. Asawatangtrakuldee, A. Ashfaq, P. Aspell, Y. Assran, I. Awan, S. Bally, Y. Ban, S. Banerjee, P. Barria*, L. Benussi, V. BhopatkarS. Bianco, J. Bos, O. Bouhali, S. Braibant, S. Buontempo, C. Calabria, M. Caponero, C. Caputo, F. Cassese, A. Castaneda, S. Cauwenbergh, F. R. Cavallo, A. Celik, M. Choi, K. Choi, S. Choi, J. Christiansen, A. Cimmino, S. Colafranceschi, A. Colaleo, A. Conde Garcia, M. M. Dabrowski, G. De Lentdecker, R. De Oliveira, G. De Robertis, S. Dildick, B. Dorney, W. Elmetenawee, G. Fabrice, M. Ferrini, S. Ferry, P. Giacomelli, J. Gilmore, L. Guiducci, A. Gutierrez, R. M. Hadjiiska, A. Hassan, J. Hauser, K. Hoepfner, M. Hohlmann, H. Hoorani, Y. G. Jeng, T. Kamon, P. E. Karchin, H. S. Kim, S. Krutelyov, A. Kumar, J. Lee, T. Lenzi, L. Litov, F. Loddo, T. Maerschalk, G. Magazzu, M. Maggi, Y. Maghrbi, A. Magnani, N. Majumdar, P. K. Mal, K. Mandal, A. Marchioro, A. Marinov, J. A. Merlin, A. K. Mohanty, A. Mohapatra, S. Muhammad, S. Mukhopadhyay, M. Naimuddin, S. Nuzzo, E. Oliveri, L. M. Pant, P. Paolucci, I. Park, G. Passeggio, B. Pavlov, B. Philipps, M. Phipps, D. Piccolo, H. Postema, G. Pugliese, A. Puig Baranac, A. Radi, R. Radogna, G. Raffone, S. Ramkrishna, A. Ranieri, C. Riccardi, A. Rodrigues, L. Ropelewski, S. Roychowdhury, M. S. Ryu, G. Ryu, A. Safonov, A. Sakharov, S. Salva, G. Saviano, A. Sharma, S. K. Swain, J. P. Talvitie, C. Tamma, A. Tatarinov, N. Turini, T. Tuuva, J. Twigger, M. Tytgat, I. Vai, M. Van Stenis, R. Venditi, E. Verhagen, P. Verwilligen, P. Vitulo, D. Wang, M. Wang, U. Yang, Y. Yang, R. Yonamine, N. Zaganidis, F. Zenoni, A. Zhang

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For the High-Luminosity LHC (HL-LHC) phase the CMS GEM Collaboration is planning to install new large-size (990×220-455mm2) triple-GEM detectors, equipped with a new readout system, in the forward region of the muon system (1.5< |η| <2.2) of the CMS detector. Combining triggering and tracking functionalities the new triple-foil Gas Electron Multiplier (GEM) chambers will improve both the performance of the CMS muon trigger and the muon reconstruction/identification in CMS experiment. The addition of triple-GEM chambers to the forward region of the CMS muon system will add a necessary layer of redundancy. Starting from 2009 the CMS GEM Collaboration has built several small and full-size prototypes with different geometries, keeping improving the assembly techniques. All these prototypes have been tested in laboratories as well as with beam tests at the CERN Super Proton Synchrotron (SPS) and at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. In this contribution we will report on the status of the CMS upgrade project with triple-GEM chambers and its impact on the CMS performance as well as the hardware architectures and expected capability of the CMS GEM readout system.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2014 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference, NSS/MIC 2014
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781479960972
Publication statusPublished - Mar 10 2016
EventIEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference, NSS/MIC 2014 - Seattle, United States
Duration: Nov 8 2014Nov 15 2014


OtherIEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference, NSS/MIC 2014
CountryUnited States

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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