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Calibration and production of praxial sensors for the ATLAS muon spectrometer
Author(s): Philippe Schune
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Paper Abstract

The future LHC experiment, ATLAS, features a muon spectrometer in which the alignment system must control the spatial position of the muon chambers with an accuracy of 30 μm and 200 μrad in a range of displacements of ± 5 mm and ± 5 mrad. The alignment system described in this paper, called praxial, fulfils these requirements. The paper reviews the relative and absolute calibration procedures and the production of the 1005 praxial sensors needed in ATLAS.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 May 2003
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 5144, Optical Measurement Systems for Industrial Inspection III, (30 May 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.500633
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Philippe Schune, CEA Saclay (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5144:
Optical Measurement Systems for Industrial Inspection III
Wolfgang Osten; Malgorzata Kujawinska; Katherine Creath, Editor(s)

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