Performance of the ALICE experiment at the CERN LHC

Abelev, B. I. and Planinić, Mirko and Poljak, Nikola and Simatović, Goran and Zyzak, M. (ALICE Collaboration) (2014) Performance of the ALICE experiment at the CERN LHC. International Journal of Modern Physics A, 29 (24). pp. 1430044-120. ISSN 0217-751X

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Abstract

ALICE is the heavy-ion experiment at the CERN Large Hadron Collider. The experiment continuously took data during the first physics campaign of the machine from fall 2009 until early 2013, using proton and lead-ion beams. 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.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: LHC, ALICE, heavy-ion collisions, particle detectors
Date: 2014
Subjects: NATURAL SCIENCES > Physics
Additional Information: This is an Open Access article published by World Scientific Publishing Company. It is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 (CC-BY) License. Further distribution of this work is permitted, provided the original work is properly cited
Divisions: Faculty of Science > Department of Physics
Project code: 098-0982887-2878, 119-0982887-1006
Publisher: World Scientific
Depositing User: Gordana Stubičan Ladešić
Date Deposited: 11 Sep 2018 12:15
Last Modified: 11 Sep 2018 12:15
URI: http://digre.pmf.unizg.hr/id/eprint/5850

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