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The upgrade of the ATLAS Muon System for High-Luminosity LHC

Jul 5, 2018, 2:36 PM
202 (COEX, Seoul)


COEX, Seoul

Parallel Detector: R&D for Present and Future Facilities Detector: R&D for Present and Future Facilities


Yasuyuki Horii (Nagoya University (JP))


The muon spectrometer of the ATLAS detector will undergo a major upgrade during the Long Shutdown 3, in order to cope with the operational conditions at the high-luminosity LHC. The trigger and readout system will be completely redesigned, to support Level-0 trigger rates of 1--4 MHz and a latency of 10 us.
To do so, the readout electronics of all the trigger and precision chambers will be replaced and the  precision chambers, that at the moment are not included in the hardware trigger, will be integrated into the Level-0 trigger in order to sharpen the momentum threshold and increase the system redundancy. New-generation RPC chambers will be installed in the inner barrel layer to increase the acceptance and robustness of the trigger. Some of the MDT chambers in the inner barrel layer will be replaced with new small-diameter MDTs. New TGC triplet chambers in the barrel-endcap transition region will replace the current TGC doublets to suppress the high trigger rate from random coincidences in this region. A major upgrade of the power system is also planned. The Phase-II upgrade concludes the process of adapting the muon spectrometer to the ever increasing performance of the LHC, which started with the Phase-I upgrade New Small Wheel (NSW) project that will replace the innermost endcap wheels.

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Yasuyuki Horii (Nagoya University (JP))

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