The trigger and data acquisition system of the FASER experiment



Abreu, H, Amin Mansour, E, Antel, C, Ariga, A, Ariga, T, Bernlochner, F, Boeckh, T, Boyd, J, Brenner, L, Cadoux, F
et al (show 73 more authors) (2021) The trigger and data acquisition system of the FASER experiment. Journal of Instrumentation, 16 (12). P12028-P12028.

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Abstract

<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title> <jats:p>The FASER experiment is a new small and inexpensive experiment that is placed 480 meters downstream of the ATLAS experiment at the CERN LHC. FASER is designed to capture decays of new long-lived particles, produced outside of the ATLAS detector acceptance. These rare particles can decay in the FASER detector together with about 500–1000 Hz of other particles originating from the ATLAS interaction point. A very high efficiency trigger and data acquisition system is required to ensure that the physics events of interest will be recorded. This paper describes the trigger and data acquisition system of the FASER experiment and presents performance results of the system acquired during initial commissioning.</jats:p>

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Control and monitor systems online, Data acquisition concepts, Trigger concepts and, systems (hardware and software), Detector control systems (detector and experiment monitoring and slow-control systems, architecture, hardware, algorithms, databases)
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Engineering > School of Physical Sciences
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2022 09:23
Last Modified: 18 Jan 2023 21:14
DOI: 10.1088/1748-0221/16/12/p12028
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URI: https://livrepository.liverpool.ac.uk/id/eprint/3147807