LHCb detector performance

Nigel Watson, Cristina Lazzeroni, Ian Kenyon, Simone Bifani, Timothy Williams, Luca Pescatore, Peter Griffith

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The LHCb detector is a forward spectrometer at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN. The experiment is designed for precision measurements of CP violation and rare decays of beauty and charm hadrons. In this paper the performance of the various LHCb sub-detectors and the trigger system are described, using data taken from 2010 to 2012. It is shown that the design criteria of the experiment have been met. The excellent performance of the detector has allowed the LHCb collaboration to publish a wide range of physics results, demonstrating LHCb's unique role, both as a heavy flavour experiment and as a general purpose detector in the forward region.

Original languageEnglish
Article number1530022
JournalInternational Journal of Modern Physics A
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 10 Mar 2015


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