Jan 13 – 14, 2011
Europe/Zurich timezone

The aim of this workshop will be to review the results of the first luminosity calibration measurements at the LHC and to stimulate a discussion on future measurements. A total accuracy of around 5% seems achievable with the current instrumentation, on relatively short term. The need for and the challenges associated with a more precise determination will be debated. The importance of knowing the cross section scale to a given precision will be reviewed. Direct luminosity calibration methods will be compared to indirect methods, including recent experience at other  cyclical colliders. Physics motivations, systematic uncertainties, proposals for optimal running conditions for future luminosity calibration experiments, etc., will be openly discussed.

A list of useful references and documents of relevance for the workshop can be found here

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and request to join the mailing list lhc-lumi-days@cern.ch

Information on accommodation, access to CERN and laptop registration is available from http://lpcc.web.cern.ch/LPCC/index.php?page=visit

Scientific Secretary: Alick Macpherson

Notes for Contributions
A Proceedings will be produced and so all speakers are asked to provide a writeup of their talk. As such, we ask all speakers to take note of the following constraints

  • Speakers should write-up their contributions (1 paper per talk, no page limit but recommended length approx. 5 pages) by using the JACoW templates.
  • All papers (format ps and word or LATeX with images,  plus a pdf file of the paper) are to be uploaded directly inthe indico timetable by 1st of March at the latest.

  • The final proceedings will be made available via the web but possible also as a printed report in black and white. Therefore it is recommended to avoid color codes!


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