Upgrade Studies

  • Giordon Stark
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This chapter provides a summary of the preliminary upgrade studies I have performed on gFEX, an upgrade project introduced in Sect.  4.2.1.


gFEX Feature extractors LHC phase-I upgrade Trigger Trigger efficiency Trigger rate Pile-up mitigation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giordon Stark
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  1. 1.University of ChicagoChicagoUSA

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