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Volume 321 - Sixth Annual Conference on Large Hadron Collider Physics (LHCP2018) - Parallel Performance
Tracking, alignment and b-tagging performance and prospects in CMS
J.F. Schulte* on behalf of the CMS collaboration
*corresponding author
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Pre-published on: 2018 November 07
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Abstract
Charged particle tracks and track-based higher level observables are a key ingredient of the event reconstruction for the CMS experiment. In 2017, the CMS pixel detector was upgraded, promising significantly improved performance, but also requiring a concerted commissioning effort and improved algorithms to realize this potential from the start of the data taking in that year. Described are the alignment procedure and tracking algorithms used in 2017, as well as the potential
tracking performance with future upgrades. Additionally, recent and future b-tagging developments and the resulting performance improvements are discussed.
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