IFAE 2006 pp 345-348 | Cite as

The Silicon Vertex Trigger Upgrade at CDF

  • Alberto Annovi
Conference paper


Motivations, design, performance and upgrade of the CDF Silicon Vertex Trigger are presented. The system provides CDF with a powerful tool for online tracking with offline quality in order to enhance the reach on B-physics and large P t-physics coupled to b quarks.


Impact Parameter Associative Memory Trigger Level Track Parameter Tracking Chamber 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alberto Annovi
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  1. 1.Istituto Nazionale di Fisica NucleareFrascatiItaly

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