The ATLAS Experiment

  • Ruth PöttgenEmail author
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This chapter will first give a general overview of the ATLAS detector in Sect. 7.1 and describe the components relevant for the analysis presented in this work in more detail in Sects. 7.27.5. A dedicated Sect. 7.6 will cover the trigger system and focus especially on the central trigger of the first trigger level, the operation and upgrade of which part of this work was dedicated to. A brief overview of the data structures and processing is given in Sect. 7.7. Section 7.8 outlines the detector simulation framework. The reconstruction of physics objects is detailed in Sects. 7.9 and 7.10 summarises the luminosity determination.


Atlas Detector Transverse Energy Trigger Level Hadronic Calorimeter Beam Pipe 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.FysikumStockholms Universitet (SU)StockholmSweden

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