Comparison between simulated and observed LHC beam backgrounds in the ATLAS experiment at Ebeam = 4 TeV. / Kwee-Hinzmann, Regina; The ATLAS Collaboration.

In: Journal of Instrumentation, Vol. 13, 04.12.2018, p. 1-41.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Published

Standard

Comparison between simulated and observed LHC beam backgrounds in the ATLAS experiment at Ebeam = 4 TeV. / Kwee-Hinzmann, Regina; The ATLAS Collaboration.

In: Journal of Instrumentation, Vol. 13, 04.12.2018, p. 1-41.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Harvard

APA

Vancouver

Author

Kwee-Hinzmann, Regina ; The ATLAS Collaboration. / Comparison between simulated and observed LHC beam backgrounds in the ATLAS experiment at Ebeam = 4 TeV. In: Journal of Instrumentation. 2018 ; Vol. 13. pp. 1-41.

BibTeX

@article{a342ae71112e4f68b1aaa52b05b68ed2,
title = "Comparison between simulated and observed LHC beam backgrounds in the ATLAS experiment at Ebeam = 4 TeV",
abstract = "Results of dedicated Monte Carlo simulations of beam-induced background (BIB) in the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) are presented and compared with data recorded in 2012. During normal physics operation this background arises mainly from scattering of the 4 TeV protons on residual gas in the beam pipe. Methods of reconstructing the BIB signals in the ATLAS detector, developed and implemented in the simulation chain based on the FLUKA Monte Carlo simulation package, are described. The interaction rates are determined from the residual gas pressure distribution in the LHC ring in order to set an absolute scale on the predicted rates of BIB so that they can be compared quantitatively with data. Through these comparisons the origins of the BIB leading to different observables in the ATLAS detectors are analysed. The level of agreement between simulation results and BIB measurements by ATLAS in 2012 demonstrates that a good understanding of the origin of BIB has been reached.",
author = "Stephen Gibson and Regina Kwee-Hinzmann and {The ATLAS Collaboration}",
year = "2018",
month = "12",
day = "4",
doi = "10.1088/1748-0221/13/12/P12006",
language = "English",
volume = "13",
pages = "1--41",
journal = "Journal of Instrumentation",
issn = "1748-0221",
publisher = "IOP Publishing Ltd.",

}

RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - Comparison between simulated and observed LHC beam backgrounds in the ATLAS experiment at Ebeam = 4 TeV

AU - Gibson, Stephen

AU - Kwee-Hinzmann, Regina

AU - The ATLAS Collaboration

PY - 2018/12/4

Y1 - 2018/12/4

N2 - Results of dedicated Monte Carlo simulations of beam-induced background (BIB) in the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) are presented and compared with data recorded in 2012. During normal physics operation this background arises mainly from scattering of the 4 TeV protons on residual gas in the beam pipe. Methods of reconstructing the BIB signals in the ATLAS detector, developed and implemented in the simulation chain based on the FLUKA Monte Carlo simulation package, are described. The interaction rates are determined from the residual gas pressure distribution in the LHC ring in order to set an absolute scale on the predicted rates of BIB so that they can be compared quantitatively with data. Through these comparisons the origins of the BIB leading to different observables in the ATLAS detectors are analysed. The level of agreement between simulation results and BIB measurements by ATLAS in 2012 demonstrates that a good understanding of the origin of BIB has been reached.

AB - Results of dedicated Monte Carlo simulations of beam-induced background (BIB) in the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) are presented and compared with data recorded in 2012. During normal physics operation this background arises mainly from scattering of the 4 TeV protons on residual gas in the beam pipe. Methods of reconstructing the BIB signals in the ATLAS detector, developed and implemented in the simulation chain based on the FLUKA Monte Carlo simulation package, are described. The interaction rates are determined from the residual gas pressure distribution in the LHC ring in order to set an absolute scale on the predicted rates of BIB so that they can be compared quantitatively with data. Through these comparisons the origins of the BIB leading to different observables in the ATLAS detectors are analysed. The level of agreement between simulation results and BIB measurements by ATLAS in 2012 demonstrates that a good understanding of the origin of BIB has been reached.

U2 - 10.1088/1748-0221/13/12/P12006

DO - 10.1088/1748-0221/13/12/P12006

M3 - Article

VL - 13

SP - 1

EP - 41

JO - Journal of Instrumentation

JF - Journal of Instrumentation

SN - 1748-0221

ER -