Silicon Tracker Design for the ILC

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The task of tracking charged particles in energy frontier collider experiments has been largely taken over by solid-state detectors. While silicon microstrip trackers offer many advantages in this environment, large silicon trackers are generally much more massive than their gaseous counterparts. Because of the properties of the machine itself, much of the material that comprises a typical silicon microstrip tracker can be eliminated from a design for the ILC. This realization is the inspiration for a tracker design using lightweight, short, mass-producible modules to tile closed, nested cylinders with silicon microstrips. This design relies upon a few key technologies to ... continued below

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Nelson, T. & /SLAC July 27, 2005.

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The task of tracking charged particles in energy frontier collider experiments has been largely taken over by solid-state detectors. While silicon microstrip trackers offer many advantages in this environment, large silicon trackers are generally much more massive than their gaseous counterparts. Because of the properties of the machine itself, much of the material that comprises a typical silicon microstrip tracker can be eliminated from a design for the ILC. This realization is the inspiration for a tracker design using lightweight, short, mass-producible modules to tile closed, nested cylinders with silicon microstrips. This design relies upon a few key technologies to provide excellent performance with low cost and complexity. The details of this concept are discussed, along with the performance and status of the design effort.

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  • Contributed to 2005 International Linear Collider Workshop (LCWS 2005), Stanford, California, 18-22 Mar 2005

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  • Report No.: SLAC-PUB-11366
  • Grant Number: AC02-76SF00515
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 878819
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Nelson, T. & /SLAC. Silicon Tracker Design for the ILC, article, July 27, 2005; [Menlo Park, California]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc880080/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.