LHCb-Glossary

Twiki LHCb Glossary

  • AC/DC: Australian Rock Band wink
  • ADC: Analog-to-Digital Converter
  • ASIC: Application Specific Integrated Circuit
  • BIC: Beam Interlock Controller
  • BGI: Beam Gas Imaging (Lumi measurement)
  • CMT: Configuration Management Tool
  • DAQ: Data Aquisition
  • DDDB: Detector Description Data Base
  • DST: Data Summary Tape
  • ECAL/EMC, HCAL: Electromagnetic/Hadronic Calorimeter
  • ECS: ? -> Muon Detector
  • EDR: Engineer Design Report
  • EFF: Event Filter Farm
  • FPGA : Field Programmable Gate Array
  • FTE: Full Time Engagement (40h)
  • GEC: Global Event Cut
  • GEM: Gas Electron Multiplier (in muon chambers)
  • GPD: General Purpose Detector (ATLAS,CMS,BABAR,Belle)
  • HPD: (Pixel) Hybrid Photon Detector (RICH1)
  • HV: High Voltage
  • IT/OT/TT: Inner/Outer Tracker, Tracker Turencis (also: Trigger Tracker )
  • L0DU: Level-0 Trigger Decision unit
  • LCG: LHC Computing Grid
  • LS1: Long Shutdown 1 (Feb. 2013 - Nov. 2014)
  • LSF: Load sharing facility
  • LV: Low Voltage
  • MD: Machine development
  • MWPC: Multi-Wire Plate Chamber (?) -> Muon Detector
  • OTDR: Optical Time Domain Reflectometry (RICH)
  • PMT: Photo Multiplier Tubes
  • PS: Preshower Detector
  • Ramp Up: LHC charges magnets with 50T/s
  • RICH: Ring Imaging Cherenkov Detector
  • SMOG: System for Measuring the Overlap with Gas (For Lumi measurement with BGI)
  • SPD: Scintillating Pad Detector
  • ST: Silicon Tracker
  • SVN: Subversion code versioning system
  • TAE: Time aligned events ( data taking using accumulation of 3 successive events )
  • TB: Test Beam, Technical Board
  • TDR: Technical Design Report
  • TELL-#: Trigger ELectronics and Level# board
  • TES: Transient Event Store
  • TCK: Trigger Configuration Key
  • TDC: Time-to-Digital Converter
  • TRIDENT: Twin-Ring IDENTification system
  • TS: Technical Stop
  • TVB: Trigger Validation Board
  • UFO: Unidentified Falling Object
  • VCSEL: Vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser
  • VELO: Vertex Locator
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