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The Large Hadron Collider and the ATLAS Experiment

  • Mireia Crispín OrtuzarEmail author
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Abstract

This chapter focuses on the experimental setup of the LHC and the ATLAS experiment. The first part of the chapter introduces the main features that characterize the LHC. The following two sections give a general overview of the different parts of the ATLAS detector and the trigger system. Finally, the last two sections include a brief description of the detector simulation and a summary of the techniques used for object reconstruction, with a special emphasis on jets.

Keywords

Large Hadron Collider Atlas Detector Compact Muon Solenoid Miss Transverse Momentum Muon Spectrometer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterNew YorkUSA

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