First Pre-production Modules for the ATLAS upgrades for the LH-LHC Assembled at IFAE

February 21, 2024

Collider Physics Group

The first pre-production triplet module for the ATLAS upgrades for the LH-LHC has been assembled this week at IFAE. The IFAE ATLAS Pixels group is building modules for the innermost pixel layer of the tracking detector (ITk) and the new high granularity timing detector (HGTD).

After considerable delays in the ATLAS schedule (a two year delay, since 2020), the first pre-production triplet module has been assembled this week at IFAE. Eleven other modules will be fabricated during the pre-production in the coming weeks/months.

The work is being carried out by P. Fernandez, J. Carlotto, N. Kakoty and E. Peregrina.

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