The ATLAS TRT end-cap detectors

E. Abat, T. N. Addy, T. P.A. Åkesson, J. Alison, F. Anghinolfi, E. Arik, M. Arik, G. Atoian, B. Auerbach, O. K. Baker, E. Banas, S. Baron, C. Bault, N. Becerici, A. Beddall, A. J. Beddall, J. Bendotti, D. P. Benjamin, H. Bertelsen, A. BingulH. Blampey, A. Bocci, M. Bochenek, V. G. Bondarenko, V. Bychkov, J. Callahan, M. Capeáns Garrido, L. Cardiel Sas, A. Catinaccio, S. A. Cetin, T. Chandler, R. Chritin, P. Cwetanski, M. Dam, H. Danielsson, E. Danilevich, E. David, J. Degenhardt, B. Di Girolamo, F. Dittus, N. Dixon, D. Dobos, O. B. Dogan, B. A. Dolgoshein, N. Dressnandt, C. Driouchi, W. L. Ebenstein, P. Eerola, U. Egede, K. Egorov, H. Evans, P. Farthouat, O. L. Fedin, A. J. Fowler, S. Fratina, D. Froidevaux, A. Fry, P. Gagnon, I. L. Gavrilenko, C. Gay, N. Ghodbane, J. Godlewski, M. Goulette, I. Gousakov, N. Grigalashvili, Y. Grishkevich, J. Grognuz, Z. Hajduk, M. Hance, F. Hansen, J. B. Hansen, J. D. Hansen, P. H. Hansen, G. A. Hare, A. Harvey, C. Hauviller, A. High, W. Hulsbergen, W. Huta, V. Issakov, S. Istin, V. Jain, G. Jarlskog, L. Jeanty, V. A. Kantserov, B. Kaplan, A. S. Kapliy, S. Katounine, F. Kayumov, P. T. Keener, G. D. Kekelidze, E. Khabarova, A. Khristachev, B. Kisielewski, T. H. Kittelmann, C. Kline, E. B. Klinkby, N. V. Klopov, B. R. Ko, T. Koffas, N. V. Kondratieva, S. P. Konovalov, S. Koperny, H. Korsmo, S. Kovalenko, T. Z. Kowalski, K. Krüger, V. Kramarenko, L. G. Kudin, A. C. Le Bihan, B. C. LeGeyt, K. Levterov, P. Lichard, A. Lindahl, V. Lisan, S. Lobastov, A. Loginov, C. W. Loh, S. Lokwitz, M. C. Long, S. Lucas, A. Lucotte, F. Luehring, B. Lundberg, R. Mackeprang, V. P. Maleev, A. Manara, M. Mandl, A. J. Martin, F. F. Martin, R. Mashinistov, G. M. Mayers, K. W. McFarlane, V. Mialkovski, B. M. Mills, B. Mindur, V. A. Mitsou, J. U. Mjörnmark, S. V. Morozov, E. Morris, S. V. Mouraviev, A. M. Muir, A. Munar, A. V. Nadtochi, S. Y. Nesterov, F. M. Newcomer, N. Nikitin, O. Novgorodova, E. G. Novodvorski, H. Ogren, S. H. Oh, S. B. Oleshko, D. Olivito, J. Olszowska, W. Ostrowicz, M. S. Passmore, S. Patrichev, J. Penwell, F. Perez-Gomez, V. D. Peshekhonov, T. C. Petersen, R. Petti, A. Placci, A. Poblaguev, X. Pons, M. J. Price, O. Rø Hne, R. D. Reece, M. B. Reilly, C. Rembser, A. Romaniouk, D. Rousseau, D. Rust, Y. F. Ryabov, V. Ryjov, M. Söderberg, A. Savenkov, J. Saxon, M. Scandurra, V. A. Schegelsky, M. I. Scherzer, M. P. Schmidt, C. Schmitt, E. Sedykh, D. M. Seliverstov, T. Shin, A. Shmeleva, S. Sivoklokov, S. Yu Smirnov, L. Smirnova, O. Smirnova, P. Smith, V. V. Sosnovtsev, G. Sprachmann, S. Subramania, S. I. Suchkov, V. V. Sulin, R. R. Szczygiel, G. Tartarelli, E. Thomson, V. O. Tikhomirov, P. Tipton, J. A. Valls Ferrer, R. Van Berg, V. I. Vassilakopoulos, L. Vassilieva, P. Wagner, R. Wall, C. Wang, D. Whittington, H. H. Williams, A. Zhelezko, K. Zhukov

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Abstract

The ATLAS TRT end-cap is a tracking drift chamber using 245,760 individual tubular drift tubes. It is a part of the TRT tracker which consist of the barrel and two end-caps. The TRT end-caps cover the forward and backward pseudo-rapidity region 1.0 < |η| < 2.0, while the TRT barrel central η region |η| < 1.0. The TRT system provides a combination of continuous tracking with many measurements in individual drift tubes (or straws) and of electron identification based on transition radiation from fibers or foils interleaved between the straws themselves. Along with other two sub-system, namely the Pixel detector and Semi Conductor Tracker (SCT), the TRT constitutes the ATLAS Inner Detector. This paper describes the recently completed and installed TRT end-cap detectors, their design, assembly, integration and the acceptance tests applied during the construction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numberP10003
JournalJournal of Instrumentation
Volume3
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Large detector systems for particle and astroparticle physics
  • Particle tracking detectors
  • Transition radiation detectors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mathematical Physics
  • Instrumentation

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    Abat, E., Addy, T. N., Åkesson, T. P. A., Alison, J., Anghinolfi, F., Arik, E., Arik, M., Atoian, G., Auerbach, B., Baker, O. K., Banas, E., Baron, S., Bault, C., Becerici, N., Beddall, A., Beddall, A. J., Bendotti, J., Benjamin, D. P., Bertelsen, H., ... Zhukov, K. (2008). The ATLAS TRT end-cap detectors. Journal of Instrumentation, 3(10), [P10003]. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-0221/3/10/P10003