Drift chambers

Blum, Rolandi - basic book bu not easy to read 

TPC literature:

ALICE TPC Technical Design Report, CERN-OPEN_2000-183

Technical Design Report for the Upgrade of the ALICE Time Projection Chamber, https://cds.cern.ch/record/1622286/

ALICE TPC design and performance https://arxiv.org/abs/1001.1950

ALICE TPC tracking performance, PhD thesis, Michael Knichel

ALICE TPC design and dE/dx, PhD thesis, Alexander Kalweit

ALICE TPC design and space charge distortions, Diploma thesis, Ernst Hellbär

talk with animation by Magnus Mager, see https://indico.cern.ch/event/491202/timetable/#20160825.detailed

25 years of TPCs, CERN courier article by Spencer Klein

Evolution of detectors for heavy-ions, Presentation by Luciano Musa; it contains an historical overview about TPCs

ALICE TPC dE/dx plot, particle data group

BOS micomegas TPC R&D - https://indico.cern.ch/event/568/contributions/2054511/attachments/986880/1403299/tpcmm.pdf
Frankfurt TPC Lectures (2015) and seminars: 
Alice TPC internal notes under preparation:
TPC distortion: Run1

Generic gas detector material:

Diffusion and space point resolution (25.11.2016)

h2. Literature
  • Blum, Rolandi, Riegler
  • TPC performance paper - chapter 11
  • Alice TPC point resolution
    • CHEP -2003 - TPC tracking and intrisic resilution - https://arxiv.org/pdf/physics/0306108.pdf
  • TPC TDR for Run3 - space point resolution conisideration using GEM readout
h3. Content
  • Introduction
  • The drift of Electrons and Ion in Gases (BRR)
    • An equation of motion with friction
  • Microscopic picture (BRR)
    • Drift of electrons
    • Drift of ions
  • Coordinate measurement andfundamental limits of accuracy (BRR)
    • Example derivation of the resolution formula angular effect and difusion contibution (CHEP+Performance)
  • Consideration concerning choice of the Drift chamber gases (BRR 12.1)
    • Choice of gas pressure (BRR 12.5)
Handson ?
  • Compare space point resolution for different gas and B field choices
    • simple formulas:
      • diffusion
      • Angular effect
      • Effect close to the Wires
    • Show limitation for ALICE TPC, resp CLIC TPC
      • make analysis TPC pt resolution
    • Parameters:
      • diffusion
      • ExB

Tracking presentation and material:

Kalman filter for the tracking: Fruhvirth http://ac.els-cdn.com/0168900287908874/1-s2.0-0168900287908874-main.pdf?_tid=d5126b60-b17b-11e6-b05d-00000aab0f01&acdnat=1479905789_36d5425ed0e199a924d57ffe9e4c3b65
*OFFLINE tracking:
TPC tracking - proceeding from CHEP 2003 (MI): http://inspirehep.net/record/621229
combined tracking: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168900206008126
HLT tracking:
celuar automaton: https://cds.cern.ch/record/1605120?ln=fr
hough transfor: https://cds.cern.ch/record/960446?ln=fr

Kalman lectures:
Intrudutction to kalman in https://fias.uni-frankfurt.de/fileadmin/fias/kisel/Lectures/HPC_KF.pdf

Derivation of simle Kalman with visualization: https://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~rmf25/papers/Understanding%20the%20Basis%20of%20the%20Kalman%20Filter.pdf
Comparing different tracking strategies:

ALICE - Performance paper 2014: https://arxiv.org/pdf/1402.4476.pdf

Alice tracking talks:



chep204: http://indico.cern.ch/event/419491/contributions/1023040/attachments/873025/1223724/MICHEP03.pdf

-- MarianIvanov - 21 Nov 2016
Topic revision: r23 - 30 Oct 2017, MarianIvanov
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