The Micromegas Project for the ATLAS New Small Wheel

10 Jan 2019 Manthos I. Maniatis I. Maznas I. Tsopoulou M. Paschalias P. Koutsosimos T. Kompogiannis S. Petridou Ch. Tzamarias S. E. Kordas K. Lampoudis Ch. Tsiafis I. Sampsonidis D.

The MicroMegas technology was selected by the ATLAS experiment at CERN to be adopted for the Small Wheel upgrade of the Muon Spectrometer, dedicated to precision tracking, in order to meet the requirements of the upcoming luminosity upgrade of the Large Hadron Collider. A large surface of the forward regions of the Muon Spectrometer will be equipped with 8 layers of MicroMegas modules forming a total active area of $1200\,m^{2}$... (read more)

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