The L3 Silicon Microvertex Detector: installation and results on 1993 performance

M. Acciarri, A. Adam, O. Adriani, S. Ahlen, J. Alcaraz, G. Ambrosi, H. Andersson, V. P. Andreev, E. Babucci, L. Baksay, A. Baschirotto, R. Battiston, A. Bay, Gv L. Bencze, B. Bertucci, M. Biasini, G. M. Bilei, G. J. Bobbink, M. Bosetti, V. BrigljevicM. L. Brooks, W. J. Burger, J. Busenitz, C. Camps, M. Caria, G. Castellini, B. Checcucci, A. Chen, E. Choumilov, V. Choutko, T. E. Coan, F. Cotorobai, V. Commichau, D. DiBitonto, D. Ding, P. Duinker, S. Easo, P. Extermann, E. Fiandrini, A. Gabbanini, J. Goldstein, A. Gougas, K. Hangarter, C. Hauviller, A. Hervé, H. Hofer, S. R. Hou, I. Josa-Mutuberria, J. S. Kapustinsky, D. Kim, W. W. Kinnison, J. Kornis, V. R. Krastev, P. ladron de Guevara, G. Landi, M. Lebeau, D. M. Lee, P. Levtchenko, R. Leiste, E. Lejeune, W. T. Lin, W. Lohmann, A. Marin, G. B. Mills, H. Nowak, G. Passaleva, T. Paul, M. Pauluzzi, S. Pensotti, E. Perrin, J. C. Pinto, M. Pohl, N. Produit, P. G. Rancoita, M. Rattaggi, J. P. Richeux, A. Santocchia, P. Schmitz, B. Schöneich, L. Servoli, S. Shevchenko, A. Sopczak, G. Terzi, F. Tonisch, J. Toth, G. Trowitzsch, H. Tuchscherer, M. Van Hoek, H. Vogt, R. Weill, J. Xu, S. C. Yeh, B. Zhou, G. Zilizi

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The status of the Silicon Microvertex Detector (SMD) and its installation into the LEP-L3 experiment are presented, highlighting novel features and sophisticated techniques. Preliminary results based on 1993 data are given and compared with Monte Carlo predictions, to understand the detector performances and its tracking capabilities.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)103-109
Number of pages7
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Issue number1-2
StatePublished - 1 Jun 1995


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