The CMS silicon tracker

Citation
E. Focardi et al., The CMS silicon tracker, NUCL INST A, 453(1-2), 2000, pp. 121-125
Citations number
5
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Spectroscopy /Instrumentation/Analytical Sciences","Instrumentation & Measurement
Journal title
NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION A-ACCELERATORS SPECTROMETERS DETECTORS AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT
ISSN journal
0168-9002 → ACNP
Volume
453
Issue
1-2
Year of publication
2000
Pages
121 - 125
Database
ISI
SICI code
0168-9002(20001011)453:1-2<121:TCST>2.0.ZU;2-O
Abstract
This paper describes the Silicon microstrip Tracker of the CMS experiment a t LHC. It consists of a barrel part with 5 layers and two endcaps with 10 d isks each. About 10000 single-sided equivalent modules have to be built, ea ch one carrying two daisy-chained silicon detectors and their front-end ele ctronics. Back-to-back modules are used to read-out the radial coordinate. The tracker will be operated in an environment kept at a temperature of T = -10 degreesC to minimize the Si sensors radiation damage. Heavily irradiat ed detectors will be safely operated due to the high-voltage capability of the sensors. Full-size mechanical prototypes have been built to check the s ystem aspects before starting the construction. (C) 2000 Published by Elsev ier Science B.V. All rights reserved.