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Title: L1 track finding for a time multiplexed trigger
Authors: Cieri, D
Brooke, J
Grimes, M
Newbold, D
Harder, K
Shepherd-Themistocleous, C
Tomalin, I
Vichoudis, P
Reid, I
Iles, G
Hall, G
James, T
Pesaresi, M
Rose, A
Tapper, A
Uchida, K
Keywords: Trigger;Tracker;CMS;High-energy physics
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 824: pp. 268-269, (2016)
Abstract: At the HL-LHC, proton bunches will cross each other every 25. ns, producing an average of 140 pp-collisions per bunch crossing. To operate in such an environment, the CMS experiment will need a L1 hardware trigger able to identify interesting events within a latency of 12.5. μs. The future L1 trigger will make use also of data coming from the silicon tracker to control the trigger rate. The architecture that will be used in future to process tracker data is still under discussion. One interesting proposal makes use of the Time Multiplexed Trigger concept, already implemented in the CMS calorimeter trigger for the Phase I trigger upgrade. The proposed track finding algorithm is based on the Hough Transform method. The algorithm has been tested using simulated pp-collision data. Results show a very good tracking efficiency. The algorithm will be demonstrated in hardware in the coming months using the MP7, which is a μTCA board with a powerful FPGA capable of handling data rates approaching 1. Tb/s.
ISSN: 0168-9002
Appears in Collections:Dept of Electronic and Computer Engineering Research Papers

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