Abstract The goal of the ALICE Time of Flight detector, based on MRPC technology, is to perform charged particle identification in| η|< 1. This large area (150 m2), finely segmented detector (~ 160,000 channels), provides fast signals which will contribute to the Level 0 and Level 1 trigger decisions. We use the TOF detector information to perform an online estimate of the total track multiplicity and to identify simple and peculiar topologies like those produced by peripheral collisions and by cosmic muons. The system architecture foresees ...

A multiplicity trigger based on the Time of Flight detector for the ALICE experiment

DE CARO, ANNALISA;DE PASQUALE, Salvatore;DI BARTOLOMEO, Antonio;FUSCO GIRARD, Mario;GUIDA, Michele;
2005

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Abstract The goal of the ALICE Time of Flight detector, based on MRPC technology, is to perform charged particle identification in| η|< 1. This large area (150 m2), finely segmented detector (~ 160,000 channels), provides fast signals which will contribute to the Level 0 and Level 1 trigger decisions. We use the TOF detector information to perform an online estimate of the total track multiplicity and to identify simple and peculiar topologies like those produced by peripheral collisions and by cosmic muons. The system architecture foresees ...
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