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Measurement of the muon reconstruction performance of the ATLAS detector using 2011 and 2012 LHC proton-proton collision data
KTH, School of Engineering Sciences (SCI), Physics, Particle and Astroparticle Physics.
KTH, School of Engineering Sciences (SCI), Physics, Particle and Astroparticle Physics.
KTH, School of Engineering Sciences (SCI), Physics, Particle and Astroparticle Physics.
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2014 (English)In: European Physical Journal C, ISSN 1434-6044, E-ISSN 1434-6052, Vol. 74, no 11, 3130- p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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This paper presents the performance of the ATLAS muon reconstruction during the LHC run with pp collisions at root s = 7-8 TeV in 2011-2012, focusing mainly on data collected in 2012. Measurements of the reconstruction efficiency and of the momentum scale and resolution, based on large reference samples of J/psi -> mu mu, Z -> mu mu and gamma -> mu mu decays, are presented and compared to Monte Carlo simulations. Corrections to the simulation, to be used in physics analysis, are provided. Over most of the covered phase space (muon |eta| < 2.7 and 5 less than or similar to p(T) less than or similar to 100 GeV) the efficiency is above 99% and is measured with per-mille precision. The momentum resolution ranges from 1.7% at central rapidity and for transverse momentum p(T) similar or equal to 10 GeV, to 4% at large rapidity and p(T) similar or equal to 100 GeV. The momentum scale is known with an uncertainty of 0.05% to 0.2% depending on rapidity. A method for the recovery of final state radiation from the muons is also presented.

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2014. Vol. 74, no 11, 3130- p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-159540DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-014-3130-xISI: 000347171000001Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-84920136557OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-159540DiVA: diva2:785507
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Available from: 2015-02-03 Created: 2015-02-03 Last updated: 2017-12-05Bibliographically approved

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