The ATLAS Experiment

  • Steven SchrammEmail author
Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)


A substantial part of this chapter is based off of [1] for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) and [2] for the A Toroidal LHC ApparatuS (ATLAS) detector.


Large Hadron Collider Monte Carlo Atlas Detector Compact Muon Solenoid Electromagnetic Calorimeter 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


  1. 1.
    L. Evans, P. Bryant, LHC machine. J. Instrum. 3(08), S08001 (2008),
  2. 2.
    ATLAS Collaboration, The ATLAS experiment at the CERN large hadron collider. J. Instrum. 3, S08003 (2008)Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    AC Team. The four main LHC experiments. CERN-AC-9906026 (1999)Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    M. Benedikt et al., LHC Design Report (CERN, Geneva, 2004)Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    C. Lefevre, LHC: the guide, CERN-Brochure-2008-001-Eng (2008)Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    ATLAS Collaboration, Luminosity public results,
  7. 7.
    ATLAS Collaboration, Improved luminosity determination in \(pp\) collisions at \(\sqrt{s} = 7\) TeV using the ATLAS detector at the LHC. Eur. Phys. J. C 73 2518 (2013). arXiv:1302.4393 [hep-ex]
  8. 8.
    J. Pequenao, Computer generated image of the whole ATLAS detector (2008)Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    J. Pequenao, Computer generated image of the ATLAS inner detector (2008)Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    J. Pequenao, Computer generated image of the ATLAS calorimeter (2008)Google Scholar
  11. 11.
    A.V. Kotwal, C. Hays, Electromagnetic shower properties in a lead-scintillator sampling calorimeter. Nucl. Instrum. Methods A 729, 25–35 (2013)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. 12.
    M. Aharrouche et al., Energy linearity and resolution of the ATLAS electromagnetic barrel calorimeter in an electron test-beam. Nucl. Instrum. Methods A 568(2), 601–623 (2006)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. 13.
    C. Grupen, B. Shwartz, Particle Detectors (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2008)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. 14.
    Particle Data Group Collaboration, K. Olive et al., Review of particle physics. Chin. Phys. C 38, 090001 (2014)Google Scholar
  15. 15.
    N. Ilic, Performance of the ATLAS liquid argon calorimeter after three years of LHC operation and plans for a future upgrade. Tech. Rep. ATL-LARG-PROC-2013-016, CERN, Geneva (2013)Google Scholar
  16. 16.
    J. Pequenao, Computer Generated Image of the ATLAS Muons Subsystem (2008)Google Scholar
  17. 17.
    ATLAS Collaboration, Search for new phenomena in the dijet mass distribution using \(pp\) collision data at \(\sqrt{s}=8\) TeV with the ATLAS detector. arXiv:1407.1376 [hep-ex]
  18. 18.
    ATLAS Collaboration, The ATLAS simulation infrastructure. Eur. Phys. J. C 70(3), 823–874 (2010). doi: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-010-1429-9 ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  19. 19.
    GEANT4 Collaboration, GEANT4: a simulation toolkit. Nucl. Instrum. Methods A 506, 250–303 (2003)Google Scholar
  20. 20.
    P.M. Nadolsky et al., Implications of CTEQ global analysis for collider observables. Phys. Rev. D 78, 013004 (2008). arXiv:0802.0007 [hep-ph]ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  21. 21.
    A. Martin, W. Stirling, R. Thorne, G. Watt, Parton distributions for the LHC. Eur. Phys. J. C 63, 189–285 (2009). arXiv:0901.0002 [hep-ph]ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  22. 22.
    H.-L. Lai et al., New parton distributions for collider physics. Phys. Rev. D 82, 074024 (2010). arXiv:1007.2241 [hep-ph]ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  23. 23.
    T. Sjostrand, S. Mrenna, P.Z. Skands, PYTHIA 6.4 physics and manual. J. High Energy Phys. 0605, 026 (2006). arXiv:hep-ph/0603175 [hep-ph]ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  24. 24.
    T. Sjostrand, S. Mrenna, P. Skands, PYTHIA 8.1. Comput. Phys. Commun. 178, 852 (2008)ADSCrossRefzbMATHGoogle Scholar
  25. 25.
    ATLAS Collaboration, ATLAS tunes of PYTHIA 6 and Pythia 8 for MC11. Tech. Rep. ATL-PHYS-PUB-2011-009, CERN, Geneva (2011)Google Scholar
  26. 26.
    G. Folger, J. Wellisch, String parton models in GEANT4, eConf C0303241 (2003) MOMT007. arXiv:nucl-th/0306007 [nucl-th]
  27. 27.
    H. Pi, An event generator for interactions between hadrons and nuclei FRITIOF version 7.0. Comput. Phys. Commun. 71(12), 173–192 (1992),
  28. 28.
    H.W. Bertini, Intranuclear-cascade calculation of the secondary nucleon spectra from nucleon-nucleus interactions in the energy range 340 to 2900 MeV and comparisons with experiment. Phys. Rev. 188, 1711–1730 (1969). doi: 10.1103/PhysRev.188.1711 ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  29. 29.
    J.D. Chapman et al., The ATLAS detector digitization project for 2009 data taking. J. Phys. Conf. Ser. 219(3), 032031 (2010),

Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Section de PhysiqueUniversity of GenevaGenevaSwitzerland

Personalised recommendations