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The Large Hadron Collider and the ATLAS Detector

  • Giordon Stark
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Abstract

This chapter provides a brief introduction to the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator, the LHC. I will describe the LHC in the context of this thesis and how the ATLAS detector fits into the picture.

Keywords

Large hadron collider ATLAS LHC Inner detector Calorimeter Hadronic calorimeter Electromagnetic calorimeter Trigger High-level trigger Level-1 trigger Muon spectrometer Calorimetry Tracking LHC geometry ATLAS geometry Pile-up 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giordon Stark
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  1. 1.University of ChicagoChicagoUSA

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