Commissioning and Performance of the CMS Silicon Strip Tracker with Cosmic Ray Muons

Volker Adler, Stephanie Beauceron, Stijn Blyweert, Jorgen D'Hondt, Stijn De Weirdt, Olivier Devroede, Jan Heyninck, Alexis Kalogeropoulos, Joris Maes, Michael Maes, Matthias Mozer, Stefaan Tavernier, Walter Van Doninck, Petra Van Mulders, Ilaria Villella

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Abstract

During autumn 2008, the Silicon Strip Tracker was operated with the full CMS experiment in a comprehensive test, in the presence of the 3.8 T magnetic field produced by the CMS superconducting solenoid. Cosmic ray muons were detected in the muon chambers and used to trigger the readout of all CMS sub-detectors. About 15 million events with a muon in the tracker were collected. The efficiency of hit and track reconstruction were measured to be higher than 99% and consistent with expectations from Monte Carlo simulation. This article details the commissioning and performance of the Silicon Strip Tracker with cosmic ray muons.
Original languageEnglish
Article numberT03008
Number of pages45
JournalJINST
Volume5
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Keywords

  • OSG : CMS

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