The trigger system of the CHORUS experiment

van Beuzekom, MG
Boes, JC
van den Born, EA
Jaspers, MJF
Konijn, J
Oldeman, RGC
van der Poel, CAFJ
van Reen, T
Stolte, J
Uiterwijk, JWE
Visschers, JL
Pesen, E
Zeyrek, Mehmet Tevfik
Dewulf, JP
Bal, F
Beyer, R
Gorbunov, P
Ferreira, R
Friend, B
de Jong, M
Ludovici, L
Panman, J
Bonnet, L
Gregoire, G
A new apparatus for detection of nu(mu) --> nu(tau) oscillation has been successfully constructed and operated by the CHORUS Collaboration for the CERN-WA95 experiment. The design, implementation and performance of the electronic trigger system is described. A trigger efficiency of 99% was measured for nu(mu) charged-current events and 90% for neutral-current events.

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M. van Beuzekom et al. , “The trigger system of the CHORUS experiment,” NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION A-ACCELERATORS SPECTROMETERS DETECTORS AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT, vol. 427, no. 3, pp. 587–606, 1999, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: