Phase-I Trigger Readout Electronics Upgrade for the ATLAS Liquid-Argon Calorimeters
The upgrade of the Large Hadron Collider scheduled for the Long Shut-down period of 2019–2020, referred to as Phase-I upgrade, will increase the instantaneous luminosity to about three times the design value. Since the current ATLAS trigger system does not allow sufficient increase of the trigger rate, an improvement of the trigger system is required. The Liquid Argon (LAr) Calorimeter read-out will therefore be modified to use digital trigger signals with a higher spatial granularity in order to improve the identification efficiencies of electrons, photons, tau, jets and missing energy, at high background rejection rates at the Level-1 trigger.
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