Online calculation of the Tevatron collider luminosity using accelerator instrumentation

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The luminosity of a collision region may be calculated if one understands the lattice parameters and measures the beam intensities, the transverse and longitudinal emittances, and the individual proton and antiproton beam trajectories (space and time) through the collision region. This paper explores an attempt to make this calculation using beam instrumentation during Run 1b of the Tevatron. The instrumentation used is briefly described. The calculations and their uncertainties are compared to luminosities calculated independently by the Collider Experiments (CDF and D0).

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Hahn, A.A. July 1, 1997.

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The luminosity of a collision region may be calculated if one understands the lattice parameters and measures the beam intensities, the transverse and longitudinal emittances, and the individual proton and antiproton beam trajectories (space and time) through the collision region. This paper explores an attempt to make this calculation using beam instrumentation during Run 1b of the Tevatron. The instrumentation used is briefly described. The calculations and their uncertainties are compared to luminosities calculated independently by the Collider Experiments (CDF and D0).

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6 p.

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INIS; OSTI as DE97054000

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  • 17. IEEE particle accelerator conference, Vancouver (Canada), 12-16 May 1997

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  • Other: DE97054000
  • Report No.: FNAL/C--97/188
  • Report No.: CONF-970503--
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH03000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 573064
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc697384

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Hahn, A.A. Online calculation of the Tevatron collider luminosity using accelerator instrumentation, article, July 1, 1997; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc697384/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.