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Data analysis techniques for high-energy physics

R Frühwirth (Rudolf); M Regler

2nd ed.. 2000

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  • Title:
    Data analysis techniques for high-energy physics
  • Author: R Frühwirth (Rudolf); M Regler
  • Description: Cover; Data Analysis Techniques for High-Energy Physics; CAMBRIDGE MONOGRAPHS ON PARTICLE PHYSICS, NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND COSMOLOGY; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface to the second edition; Preface to the first edition; Abbreviations; Symbols; Introduction; 1. Real-time data triggering and filtering; 1.1 Definitions and goals of triggers and filters; 1.1.1 General properties of particle accelerators; 1.1.2 Secondary beams; 1.1.3 Energy balance in scattering experiments; 1.1.4 Luminosity; 1.1.5 Time structure of accelerators; 1.1.5.1 Time structure at fixed-target accelerators.
    1.1.5.2 Time structure at colliders.1.1.6 Event rates at different accelerators; 1.1.6.1 Event rates at fixed-target accelerators.; 1.1.6.2 Event rates in pp or pp colliders.; 1.1.6.3 Event rates in e+ e- colliders.; 1.1.6.4 Event rates at electron-proton colliders.; 1.1.7 Background rates; 1.2 Trigger schemes; 1.2.1 On-line data reduction; 1.2.2 Dead time of electronic components; 1.2.3 True and wrong coincidences, accidentals; 1.2.4 Multi-level triggers; 1.3 Queuing theory, queuing simulation and reliability; 1.3.1 Queuing theory; 1.3.2 Queuing simulation; 1.3.3 Reliability theory
    1.4 Classifications of triggers1.4.1 Trigger on event topology; 1.4.1.1 Trigger on track multiplicity.; 1.4.1.2 Trigger on direction of particles.; 1.4.1.3 Trigger on momentum of particles.; 1.4.1.4 Trigger on coplanarity.; 1.4.2 Trigger on type of particle; 1.4.2.1 Photons and Neutral Pions, ? and p0.; 1.4.2.2 Electrons, e.; 1.4.2.3 Muons, μ.; 1.4.2.4 Charged pions, p.; 1.4.2.5 Kaons, K.; 1.4.2.6 Protons, p.; 1.4.3 Trigger on deposited energy; 1.4.4 Trigger on missing energy; 1.4.5 Trigger on invariant mass; 1.4.6 Trigger on interaction point (vertex); 1.4.7 Acceptance
    1.5 Examples of triggers1.5.1 Fixed-flow triggers; 1.5.1.1 A simple fixed-flow trigger to measure angular distributions.; 1.5.1.2 A fixed-flow trigger to find curved tracks.; 1.5.1.3 A simple arithmetic trigger to measure total cross section.; 1.5.2 Track finding with a lumped delay line; 1.5.3 Track finding with memory look-up tables; 1.5.4 Trigger on tracks with field-programmable arrays; 1.5.5 Track finders in the trigger with variable-flow data-driven processors; 1.5.6 A microprogrammed track processor with CAM and look-up tables; 1.5.7 Examples of triggers on energy
    1.5.7.1 Example of analog trigger in the ASP experiment.1.5.7.2 Example of energy trigger in the ZEUS calorimeter.; 1.5.8 A data-driven trigger on invariant mass; 1.5.9 Triggering on neutral pions with neural networks; 1.5.1 0 Examples of triggers on interaction point; 1.5.10.1 Trigger on charge division.; 1.5.11 A trigger on interaction point for short-lived particles with a microstrip detector; 1.6 Implementation of triggers; 1. 6.1 Electronic components; 1.6.1.1 Pulse formers, discriminators.; 1.6.1.2 Window discriminators.; 1.6.1.3 Look-up tables.; 1.6.1.4 FPLAs.; 1.6.1.5 PALs.
    1.6.1.6 CAMs.
    Up-dated indispensable guide to handling and analysing data obtained from high-energy and nuclear physics experiments.
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (414 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-139-14130-9;ISBN 1-139-14462-6;ISBN 1-139-14041-8;ISBN 1-139-13728-X
  • Subjects: Particles (Nuclear physics) -- Experiments -- Data processing; Nuclear physics -- Experiments -- Data processing; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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