2018 Impact factor 4.843
Particles and Fields
Open Access
Eur. Phys. J. C 32, s1.165-s1.177 (2004)
DOI: 10.1140/epjcd/s2003-01-0013-5

Particle identification with the ALICE TOF detector at very high particle multiplicity

A.N. Akindinov1, A. Alici2, 3, F. Anselmo3, P. Antonioli3, Y.W. Baek4, 5, M. Basile2, 3, G. Cara Romeo3, E. Cerron-Zeballos4, 5, L. Cifarelli2, 3, F. Cindolo3, F. Cosenza6, A. De Caro6, S. De Pasquale6, A. Di Bartolomeo6, M. Fusco Girard6, V. Golovine1, M. Guida6, D. Hatzifotiadou3, A.B. Kaidalov1, S.M. Kiselev1, G. Laurenti3, E. Lioublev1, M.L. Luvisetto3, A. Margotti3, A.N. Martemiyanov1, S. Morozov4, 5, R. Nania3, P. Otiougova4, 5, A. Pesci3, F. Pierella2, 3, P.A. Polozov1, E. Scapparone3, G. Scioli2, 3, S. Sellitto6, A.V. Smirnitski1, M.M. Tchoumakov1, G P. Vacca3, G. Valenti3, G. Venturi2, 3, D. Vicinanza6, K.G. Voloshin1, M.C.S. Williams3, S. Witoszynskyj4, 5, B.V. Zagreev1, C. Zampolli2, 3 and A. Zichichi2, 3

1  Institute for Theoretical and Experimental Physics, Moscow, Russia
2  Dipartimento di Fisica dell'Università, Bologna, Italy
3  INFN, Bologna, Italy
4  CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
5  World Laboratory, Lausanne, Switzerland
6  Dipartimento di Fisica "E.R. Caianiello" dell'Università and INFN, Salerno, Italy


(Received 4 August 2003 / Published online 13 October 2003)

Abstract

A procedure developed to achieve particle identification in very high multiplicity conditions using a complex time-of-flight system is illustrated in detail by simulating and studying the performance of the ALICE TOF detector in a realistic scenario of Pb-Pb and p-p interactions at LHC.



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