Particle Physics in Birmingham

Particle Physics Seminar

Wednesday 21st January 2009 at 1:30pm
Poynting Small Lecture Theatre

(tea, coffee and biscuits served at 1:15pm)

ATLAS Silicon Tracker End-cap

Stephen Haywood (RAL)


The ATLAS Experiment is poised to start collecting data at the LHC in CERN. A key part of the experiment is the Silicon Tracker (SCT) in which physicists and engineers at RAL have played a major part. After a short introduction to ATLAS and the tracking detectors, I will explain the construction and the commissioning of the SCT End-caps, with special emphasis on the Engineering.