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Performance of the ALICE experiment at the CERN LHC

2014 International Journal of Modern Physics A  
ALICE is the heavy-ion experiment at the CERN Large Hadron Collider.  ...  In this paper we describe the running environment and the data handling procedures, and discuss the performance of the ALICE detectors and analysis methods for various physics observables.  ...  The ALICE Collaboration gratefully acknowledges the resources and support provided by all Grid centres and the Worldwide LHC Computing Grid (WLCG) collaboration.  ... 
doi:10.1142/s0217751x14300440 fatcat:k6iod3ryrnf67hltu52nqvig4e

Power pulsing of the CALICE tile hadron calorimeter

Mathias Reinecke
2016 2016 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium, Medical Imaging Conference and Room-Temperature Semiconductor Detector Workshop (NSS/MIC/RTSD)  
This achievement was recognised through the award of the 2015 Nobel prize for physics to the leaders of the SNO and Super-Kamiokande experiments for the conclusive establishment of the phenomenon of neutrino  ...  For example, we now know that neutrinos have a mass, providing clear evidence for physics beyond the our current understanding.  ...  It can be exploited with great advantage in the field of spectroscopic and high resolution X-ray imaging especially in case of new high-Z sensor materials such as GaAs, CdTe or CZT.  ... 
doi:10.1109/nssmic.2016.8069748 fatcat:zjgd7dmfdbhntb4kfwdtrlejhi

Long-Baseline Neutrino Facility (LBNF) and Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) Conceptual Design Report, Volume 4 The DUNE Detectors at LBNF [article]

R.Acciarri, M.A.Acero, M.Adamowski, C.Adams, P.Adamson, S.Adhikari, Z.Ahmad, C.H.Albright, T.Alion, E.Amador, J.Anderson, K.Anderson, C.Andreopoulos, M.Andrews (+672 others)
2016 arXiv   pre-print
A description of the proposed detector(s) for DUNE at LBNF  ...  A modern Workload Management System will be deployed on top of grid and cloud resources to provide computing power to DUNE researchers.  ...  Computing Model Distributed Computing Given that the collaboration is large and widely dispersed geographically, a fully distributed approach to computing is planned, based on the experience of the LHC  ... 
arXiv:1601.02984v1 fatcat:g7tsokewxjd2xirtupjblhffd4

Electric dipole moments and the search for new physics [article]

Ricardo Alarcon, Jim Alexander, Vassilis Anastassopoulos, Takatoshi Aoki, Rick Baartman, Stefan Baeßler, Larry Bartoszek, Douglas H. Beck, Franco Bedeschi, Robert Berger, Martin Berz, Hendrick L. Bethlem (+131 others)
2022 arXiv   pre-print
Static electric dipole moments of nondegenerate systems probe mass scales for physics beyond the Standard Model well beyond those reached directly at high energy colliders.  ...  In this report, we discuss the current status and prospects in the near future for a compelling suite of such experiments, along with developments needed in the encompassing theoretical framework.  ...  The availability of convenient computing resources will thus be crucial in advancing the computation of Schiff moments in the next few years.  ... 
arXiv:2203.08103v2 fatcat:yjxtpfcxrvhajpzqtfnvf4a4ie

Physics in a New Era

Thomas Appelquist, Donald Shapero
2001 Physics today  
The executive summaries of the six area volumes, including the recommendations, are available at the Board on Physics and Astronomy's Web site, .  ...  The area volumes review recent achievements, describe goals of the subdisciplines for the new decade, and identify the research programs with the highest priority for advancing those goals.  ...  It also expresses its gratitude to the American Physical Society, to the Society's Executive Officer, Judy Franz, and to the many members of the APS who responded so thoughtfully to its request for advice  ... 
doi:10.1063/1.1428434 fatcat:rkq4oj37jnefjkdkrsbe2hwioe

Bayesian parameter estimation for relativistic heavy-ion collisions [article]

Jonah E. Bernhard
2018 arXiv   pre-print
a computational collision model to experimental observations.  ...  I develop and apply a Bayesian method for quantitatively estimating properties of the quark-gluon plasma (QGP), an extremely hot and dense state of fluid-like matter created in relativistic heavy-ion collisions  ...  Hadron Collider (LHC), operated by the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) near Geneva, Switzerland (the accelerator ring intersects the French-Swiss border).  ... 
arXiv:1804.06469v1 fatcat:nbvgyh4x4ffrdlbmardospegae

The International Large Detector: Letter of Intent [article]

The ILD Concept Group
2010 arXiv   pre-print
The ILC has an ambitious physics program, which will extend and complement that of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). A hallmark of physics at the ILC is precision.  ...  The International Large Detector (ILD) is a concept for a detector at the International Linear Collider, ILC.  ...  Offline computing The further offline data processing will exploit the existing Grid infrastructure for distributed computing using a multi-tier like approach similar to what is done for the LHC-experiments  ... 
arXiv:1006.3396v1 fatcat:hcf73l6i3fbcblniqkjzxtls44

Nuclear instrumentation and measurement: a review based on the ANIMMA conferences

Michel Giot, Ludo Vermeeren, Abdallah Lyoussi, Christelle Reynard-Carette, Christian Lhuillier, Patrice Mégret, Frank Deconinck, Bruno Soares Gonçalves
2017 EPJ Nuclear Sciences & Technologies  
After four successful editions of the Conference, it was decided to prepare a review based to a large extent but not exclusively on the papers presented during the first four editions of the conference  ...  The ANIMMA conferences offer a unique opportunity to discover research carried out in all fields of nuclear measurements and instrumentation with applications extending from fundamental physics to fission  ...  Central hadronic calorimeter of the ATLAS experiment At TileCal, the central hadronic calorimeter of the ATLAS experiment at the LHC at CERN, a main upgrade of the LHC (also called Phase-II) is planned  ... 
doi:10.1051/epjn/2017023 fatcat:5ytrsaoalfawtpczryishdkjt4

The BABAR Detector: Upgrades, Operation and Performance [article]

The BABAR Collaboration
2013 arXiv   pre-print
This report covers upgrades, operation, and performance of the collider and the detector systems, as well as the trigger, online and offline computing, and aspects of event reconstruction since the beginning  ...  The BABAR detector operated successfully at the PEP-II asymmetric e+e- collider at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory from 1999 to 2008.  ...  staff at SLAC and other BABAR institutions, as well as at participating computing centers.  ... 
arXiv:1305.3560v2 fatcat:lqlr4cjpkjc7nn7257qalyrrha

Making Sense of Modern Cosmology

P. James, E. Peebles
2001 Scientific American  
Exceptionally massive and bright, the earliest stars changed the course of cosmic history. Astronomers are on the verge of explaining the bewildering variety of galaxies.  ...  Exploding stars seen across immense distances show that the cosmic expansion may be accelerating-a sign that an exotic form of energy could be driving the universe apart.  ...  What could stop a sufficiently intelligent civilization from exploiting the endless resources to survive indefinitely?  ... 
doi:10.1038/scientificamerican0101-54 fatcat:4bxfgwq5c5deldoxrp5klmegfe

Search for new physics with atoms and molecules

M. S. Safronova, D. Budker, D. DeMille, Derek F. Jackson Kimball, A. Derevianko, Charles W. Clark
2018 Reviews of Modern Physics  
for dark matter, dark energy and extra forces, and tests of the spin-statistics theorem.  ...  This article reviews recent developments in tests of fundamental physics using atoms and molecules, including the subjects of parity violation, searches for permanent electric dipole moments, tests of  ...  Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN, new physics may also be observed via low-energy precision measurements.  ... 
doi:10.1103/revmodphys.90.025008 fatcat:swok63t6ibgxbhlgtkhiqczw3y

Design concepts for the Cherenkov Telescope Array CTA: an advanced facility for ground-based high-energy gamma-ray astronomy

M. Actis, G. Agnetta, F. Aharonian, A. Akhperjanian, J. Aleksić, E. Aliu, D. Allan, I. Allekotte, F. Antico, L. A. Antonelli, P. Antoranz, A. Aravantinos (+660 others)
2011 Experimental astronomy (Print)  
CTA will consist of two arrays (one in the north, one in the south) for full sky coverage and will be operated as open observatory. The design of CTA is based on currently available technology.  ...  This document reports on the status and presents the major design concepts of CTA.  ...  The high data rate of CTA, together with the large computing power required for data analysis, demand dedicated resources.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10686-011-9247-0 fatcat:psluszpbbjacnnlk4bzuo57mgy

Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE), Far Detector Technical Design Report, Volume II: DUNE Physics [article]

B. Abi, R. Acciarri, Mario A. Acero, G. Adamov, D. Adams, M. Adinolfi, Z. Ahmad, J. Ahmed, T. Alion, S. Alonso Monsalve, C. Alt, J. Anderson, C. Andreopoulos (+916 others)
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Thus, the presentation also aims to serve as a resource for the particle physics community at large.  ...  at the forefront of particle physics and astrophysics are key to understanding the early evolution of our universe, its current state, and its eventual fate.  ...  Given that the realm of BSM physics has been mostly sought at high-energy regimes at colliders, such as the LHC at CERN, the exploration of BSM physics in neutrino experiments will enable complementary  ... 
arXiv:2002.03005v2 fatcat:k6pxhnzk6vfu3i5xijuzhcsmea

Institute of Nuclear Physics Polish Academy of Sciences Report on research Report on research

W Broniowski, B Brzezicka, B Fornal, M Jeżabek, A Kołodziejska-Skrobek, A Maj, P Malecki, B Murzyn, A Myalski, M Pollak-Stachura, J Styczeń, T Wasiutyński (+2 others)
2007 unpublished
Centre of Advanced Technologies for Hydrocarbon Resources and Fuels and Renevable Annex C.  ...  Th e Inter-Departamental LHC Computing Grid. Contact: Henryk Pałka, PhD, Andrzej Olszewski, PhD.  ...  expected goals of 1.6 GBps data export from Tier0 at CERN to Tier1 computing centers all over the world.  ... 
fatcat:6mu5sk4orrghznuikbvkksew2a

Simulation of the interaction of positively charged beams and electron clouds

Aleksandar Markoviḱ
2013
The agreement of the measurements with the results of the bunch tracking with a pre-computed wake matrix for a given e-cloud density are encouraging the use of the new procedure for a fast estimation of  ...  The incoherent effect on the bunch due to the interaction with electron clouds (e-clouds) leads to a blow up of the beam size in storage rings with positively charged beams.  ...  Figure 2 .24: Cross-section of LHC prototype beam pipes showing the beam screens, Source: CERN Document Server [Loïez 1997 ].  ... 
doi:10.18453/rosdok_id00001279 fatcat:m2ewf7ri5bf4dg4neay27wc7va
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