Timing Measurements in the Vertical Roman Pots of the TOTEM Experiment

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dc.contributor University of Helsinki, Department of Physics en
dc.contributor.author Österberg, Kenneth
dc.date.accessioned 2015-02-04T14:22:00Z
dc.date.available 2015-02-04T14:22:00Z
dc.date.issued 2014-09-15
dc.identifier.citation TOTEM collaboration 2014 , Timing Measurements in the Vertical Roman Pots of the TOTEM Experiment . Technical design report , vol. CERN-LHCC-2014-020 ; TOTEM-TDR-002 , CERN/LHCC , Geneva . en
dc.identifier.other PURE: 45955997
dc.identifier.other PURE UUID: ad522089-aad3-4bc9-b310-989d2aa347f2
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10138/153225
dc.description.abstract The TOTEM upgrade programme focuses on improving the experiment’s capability to explore and measure new physics in Central Diffractive processes in two complementary projects, both based on the installation of proton-time-of-flight detectors in Roman Pots to reconstruct the longitudinal vertex position and thus to assign the proton vertex to the correct central CMS tracker vertex in the presence of event pileup. The present TDR discusses theinstrumentation developments, physics potential and performance for operation with a beta^* = 90 m beam optics, for which the vertical Roman Pots will be equipped with timing detectors with 50ps resolution. In this scenario, the leading proton acceptance covers all diffractive masses, provided that the protons’ four-momentum transfer |t| > 0.01 GeV^2. In a complementary way, the second project, the CMS-TOTEM Precision Proton Spectrometer(CT-PPS) for standard LHC fills at low b targeting processes with high diffractive masses (>300 GeV/c^2) and leading protons in the horizontal Roman Pots is described in another TDR. en
dc.format.extent 43
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher CERN/LHCC
dc.relation.ispartofseries Technical design report
dc.relation.uri https://cds.cern.ch/record/1753189?ln=en
dc.rights en
dc.subject 114 Physical sciences en
dc.title Timing Measurements in the Vertical Roman Pots of the TOTEM Experiment en
dc.type Commissioned report
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