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Readiness of the ATLAS liquid argon calorimeter for LHC collisions. / The ATLAS collaboration.

In: European Physical Journal C: Particles and Fields, Vol. 70, No. 3, 12.2010, p. 723-753.

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The ATLAS collaboration 2010, 'Readiness of the ATLAS liquid argon calorimeter for LHC collisions', European Physical Journal C: Particles and Fields, vol. 70, no. 3, pp. 723-753. https://doi.org/10.1140/epjc/s10052-010-1354-y

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The ATLAS collaboration (2010). Readiness of the ATLAS liquid argon calorimeter for LHC collisions. European Physical Journal C: Particles and Fields, 70(3), 723-753. https://doi.org/10.1140/epjc/s10052-010-1354-y

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The ATLAS collaboration. Readiness of the ATLAS liquid argon calorimeter for LHC collisions. European Physical Journal C: Particles and Fields. 2010 Dec;70(3):723-753. https://doi.org/10.1140/epjc/s10052-010-1354-y

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The ATLAS collaboration. / Readiness of the ATLAS liquid argon calorimeter for LHC collisions. In: European Physical Journal C: Particles and Fields. 2010 ; Vol. 70, No. 3. pp. 723-753.

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title = "Readiness of the ATLAS liquid argon calorimeter for LHC collisions",
abstract = "The ATLAS liquid argon calorimeter has been operating continuously since August 2006. At this time, only part of the calorimeter was readout, but since the beginning of 2008, all calorimeter cells have been connected to the ATLAS readout system in preparation for LHC collisions. This paper gives an overview of the liquid argon calorimeter performance measured in situ with random triggers, calibration data, cosmic muons, and LHC beam splash events. Results on the detector operation, timing performance, electronics noise, and gain stability are presented. High energy deposits from radiative cosmic muons and beam splash events allow to check the intrinsic constant term of the energy resolution. The uniformity of the electromagnetic barrel calorimeter response along eta (averaged over phi) is measured at the percent level using minimum ionizing cosmic muons. Finally, studies of electromagnetic showers from radiative muons have been used to cross-check the Monte Carlo simulation. The performance results obtained using the ATLAS readout, data acquisition, and reconstruction software indicate that the liquid argon calorimeter is well-prepared for collisions at the dawn of the LHC era.",
author = "Guennadi Borissov and Eva Bouhova-Thacker and Timothy Brodbeck and James Catmore and Sue Cheatham and Alexandre Chilingarov and Ruth Davidson and {de Mora}, Lee and Alastair Dewhurst and Harald Fox and Robert Henderson and Gareth Hughes and Jones, {Roger William Lewis} and Vakhtang Kartvelishvili and Peter Love and Peter Ratoff and Maria Smizanska and James Walder and {The ATLAS collaboration}",
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AU - Borissov, Guennadi

AU - Bouhova-Thacker, Eva

AU - Brodbeck, Timothy

AU - Catmore, James

AU - Cheatham, Sue

AU - Chilingarov, Alexandre

AU - Davidson, Ruth

AU - de Mora, Lee

AU - Dewhurst, Alastair

AU - Fox, Harald

AU - Henderson, Robert

AU - Hughes, Gareth

AU - Jones, Roger William Lewis

AU - Kartvelishvili, Vakhtang

AU - Love, Peter

AU - Ratoff, Peter

AU - Smizanska, Maria

AU - Walder, James

AU - The ATLAS collaboration

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N2 - The ATLAS liquid argon calorimeter has been operating continuously since August 2006. At this time, only part of the calorimeter was readout, but since the beginning of 2008, all calorimeter cells have been connected to the ATLAS readout system in preparation for LHC collisions. This paper gives an overview of the liquid argon calorimeter performance measured in situ with random triggers, calibration data, cosmic muons, and LHC beam splash events. Results on the detector operation, timing performance, electronics noise, and gain stability are presented. High energy deposits from radiative cosmic muons and beam splash events allow to check the intrinsic constant term of the energy resolution. The uniformity of the electromagnetic barrel calorimeter response along eta (averaged over phi) is measured at the percent level using minimum ionizing cosmic muons. Finally, studies of electromagnetic showers from radiative muons have been used to cross-check the Monte Carlo simulation. The performance results obtained using the ATLAS readout, data acquisition, and reconstruction software indicate that the liquid argon calorimeter is well-prepared for collisions at the dawn of the LHC era.

AB - The ATLAS liquid argon calorimeter has been operating continuously since August 2006. At this time, only part of the calorimeter was readout, but since the beginning of 2008, all calorimeter cells have been connected to the ATLAS readout system in preparation for LHC collisions. This paper gives an overview of the liquid argon calorimeter performance measured in situ with random triggers, calibration data, cosmic muons, and LHC beam splash events. Results on the detector operation, timing performance, electronics noise, and gain stability are presented. High energy deposits from radiative cosmic muons and beam splash events allow to check the intrinsic constant term of the energy resolution. The uniformity of the electromagnetic barrel calorimeter response along eta (averaged over phi) is measured at the percent level using minimum ionizing cosmic muons. Finally, studies of electromagnetic showers from radiative muons have been used to cross-check the Monte Carlo simulation. The performance results obtained using the ATLAS readout, data acquisition, and reconstruction software indicate that the liquid argon calorimeter is well-prepared for collisions at the dawn of the LHC era.

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