Absolute luminosity measurements with the LHCb detector at the LHC
R Aaij, B Adeva, M Adinolfi, C Adrover, A Affolder, Z Ajaltouni, J Albrecht, F Alessio, M Alexander, G Alkhazov, P Alvarez Cartelle, AA Alves, S Amato, Y Amhis, J Anderson, RB Appleby, O Aquines Gutierrez, F Archilli, L Arrabito, A Artamonov Show all
JINST | IOP PUBLISHING LTD | Published : 2012
Awarded by Science and Technology Facilities Council
We express our gratitude to our colleagues in the CERN accelerator departments for their support and for the excellent performance of the LHC. In particular, we thank S. White and H. Burkhardt for their help on the van der Meer scans. We thank the technical and administrative staff at CERN and at the LHCb institutes, and acknowledge support from the National Agencies: CAPES, CNPq, FAPERJ and FINEP (Brazil); CERN; NSFC (China); CNRS/IN2P3 (France); BMBF, DFG, HGF and MPG (Germany); SFI (Ireland); INFN (Italy); FOM and NWO (Netherlands); SCSR (Poland); ANCS (Romania); MinES of Russia and Rosatom (Russia); MICINN, XuntaGAL and GENCAT (Spain); SNSF and SER (Switzerland); NAS Ukraine (Ukraine); STFC (United Kingdom); NSF (U.S.A.). We also acknowledge the support received from the ERC under FP7 and the Region Auvergne.