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The CMS Silicon Strip Tracker

  • Oliver Pooth

Abstract

The inner tracking system is designed to measure as precisely as possible the trajectories of charged particles with a full silicon based system. Originally CMS was foreseen to use two different detector technologies in the central strip tracking part: silicon based strip detectors and micro strip gas chambers (MSGC, [32]) in the outer regions. Finally in the year 1999 the CMS collaboration decided to use a full silicon solution for the entire tracking device, because of superior radiation hardness and dropping prices for silicon sensors.

Keywords

Detector Module Silicon Strip Muon System Control Ring High Voltage Line 
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© Vieweg+Teubner | GWV Fachverlage GmbH 2010

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  • Oliver Pooth

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