The BABAR detector: Upgrades, operation and performance

  title={The BABAR detector: Upgrades, operation and performance},
  author={Brice Aubert and Renaud Barate and D. Boutigny and François Couderc and Pablo del Amo Sanchez and J. M. Gaillard and Federico Stagni and Yannis Karyotakis and J. P. Lees and Vincent Poireau and Xavier Prudent and Patrick Robbe and Vincent Tisserand and Amina Zghiche and Eugeni Grauges and Jordi Garra Tico and L. Lopez and Mario Martinelli and Antimo Palano and M. Pappagallo and Ch. Y{\`e}che and Guang Chen and J. C. Chen and X. R. Qi and Gang Rong and Ping Wang and Yu Sheng Zhu and Gerald Eigen and Bjarne Stugu and Lu Sun and Gordon S. Abrams and Marco Battaglia and Anders Borgland and A. B. Breon and David Norman Brown and Janice Button-Shafer and Robert Cahn and Eric Charles and Alan Robert Clark and C. T. Day and Miguel A. Furman and Mandeep S. S. Gill and Yuriy V. Groysman and R. G. Jacobsen and Richard W. Kadel and John A. Kadyk and L. T. Kerth and Yu. G. Kolomensky and Jakub Kral and Gennadiy Kukartsev and C{\'e}dric Leclerc and Michael Edward Levi and G. Lynch and Andrew M Merchant and Ll.M. Mir and P. J. Oddone and Toyoko Jennifer Orimoto and Ilya Leonidovich Osipenkov and Morris Pripstein and Natalie A. Roe and Alex Romosan and M. T. Ronan and Vasilii Shelkov and Akihiro Suzuki and Kerstin Tackmann and Tatsuyoshi Tanabe and W. A. Wenzel and Michael S. Zisman and Martin Barrett and P. G. Bright-Thomas and Katherine E. Ford and Thomas J. Harrison and Alistair Jepson Hart and Christopher Hawkes and D. J. Knowles and Sarah E Morgan and Steve O'Neale and Richard H. C. Penny and David A.R. Smith and Nishant Soni and A. Ted Watson and N. K. Watson and Klaus Goetzen and Torsten Held and Hans Koch and Marco Antonio Bettu Kunze and Niels Anton van Bakel and M. Pelizaeus and Karl Peters and H. Schmuecker and Thorsten Schr{\"o}der and Michael Steinke and A. Fella and Elisabetta Antonioli and Joey T. Boyd and Nicolas Chevalier and W. N. Cottingham and Brian Foster and Craig Mackay and David D. Walker and Kohji Abe and D. J. Asgeirsson and T. Cuhadar-Donszelmann and Bryan Fulsom and Christopher Hearty and Neil Scott Knecht and Thomas S. Mattison and Yu. I. Skovpen and Doug A Thiessen and Anisuzzaman Khan and Paul Kyberd and A K Mckemey and Aidan Sean Randle-conde and M. Saleem and David John Sherwood and Laurenţiu Teodorescu and V. E. Blinov and A. D. Bukin and Aleksey Buzykaev and V. P. Druzhinin and Vladimir B. Golubev and Alexandr A. Korol and E. A. Kravchenko and K. Martin and S. I. Serednyakov and Ch. de la Vaissi{\`e}re and E. Solodov and Valery I. Telnov and K. Yu. Todyshev and Alexey Yushkov and Daniel Sommerz Best and Mauro Bondioli and Maarten Bruinsma and M. T. Chao and S. K. Curry and Ivo M. Gough Eschrich and Dave Kirkby and Andrew Lankford and Marshal Mandelkern and Elizabeth C. Martin and Suzanne McMahon and Remigius K. Mommsen and Michael Strauss and S. Abachi and C. D. Buchanan and B. L. Hartfiel and Alexandra R. Weinstein and Hulya Atmacan and S. D. Foulkes and J. William Gary and J. G. Layter and Fang ai Liu and Owen Rosser Long and Benjamin C. Shen and D. J. Summers and Kundong Wang and Zafar Yasin and Lan Zhang and Haleh Khani Hadavand and Ernest J. Hill and Hans P. Paar and Sh. Rahatlou and Ullrich Schwanke and Vinayak Sharma and Jeffrey Berryhill and Claudio Campagnari and Alexandre Cunha and Bryan Dahmes and Carlo Dallapiccola and Dmytro Kovalskyi and Natalia Kuznetsova and Shahar Levy and A. Lu and Miłosz Adam Mazur and Jeffrey D. Richman and Wouter Verkerke and Timothy W. Beck and Joseph Beringer and A. M. Eisner and C. J. Flacco and A. A. Grillo and Monika Grothe and Clemens A. Heusch and Juergen Kroseberg and William Stephen Lockman and A R Jorge Mart{\'i}nez and Gavin Nesom and Terry Schalk and R. E. Schmitz and Bruce A. Schumm and Abraham Seiden and E. Spencer and P. Spradlin and M. Turri and Wl. Walkowiak and Liming Wang and Michael C. Wilder and David Joseph Charles Williams and Michael Galante Wilson and Lucas Winstrom and Ercai Chen and Chong Hu Cheng and Dieter Doll and Matthew P. Dorsten and A A Dvoretskiĭ and Bertrand Echenard and Rebecca J. Erwin and Fang Fang and Kevin T. Flood and David G. Hitlin and Steffen Metzler and Ilya Narsky and Jiangbo Oyang and Timofei Piatenko and Frank Clifford Porter and Anders Ryd and A Bowring Samuel and Shengxiang Yang and Ren-Yuan Zhu and Rune Andreassen and S. Devmal and Terece Geld and S. M. Jayatilleke and G. Mancinelli and B. Meadows and Kampal Mishra and Michael David Sokoloff and Takematsu Abe and Edwin Antillon and Teresa Barillari and Jurgen Becker and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Blanc and P. C. Bloom and Shih-Ching Chen and Z. C. Clifton and Ian M. Derrington and Jennifer Destree and M. O. Dima and William T. Ford and Alessandro Gaz and Jason Gilman and Jordan A Hachtel and James Francis Hirschauer and Dean R. H. Johnson and Arik Kreisel and Martin Nagel and Uriel Nauenberg and Amelia Olivas and P. A. Rankin and Jinia Roy and William O. Ruddick and John G. Smith and Keith Ulmer and W. C. van Hoek and Stephen Robert Wagner and Charles G. H. West and Jianye Zhang and Rasha Ayad and Johan Blouw and Amelia Chen and E. Eckhart and J. L. Harton and T. Hu and Walter H. Toki and Richard John Wilson and Frank Winklmeier and Qingqiang Zeng and D. D. Altenburg and Aleksandra Hauke and Hans Jasper and Michael Karbach and Janis Merkel and Albrecht Petzold and Bernhard Spaan and K. Wacker and Tanja Brandt and Jens Brose and Torben Colberg and G. Dahlinger and M. Dickopp and P. Eckstein and H. Futterschneider and Stefan Kaiser and M. J. Kobel and Rolf Krause and Ralf M{\"u}ller-Pfefferkorn and Wolfgang F. Mader and Elizabeth Maly and R. Nogowski and S. Otto and Jens Schubert and K. R. Schubert and F. Le Diberder and J. E. Sundermann and A. Volk and Lutz Wilden and Daniel J Bernard and Françoise Brochard and Johann Cohen-Tanugi and F. Dohou and Samir Ferrag and Ewa Latour and Antoine Mathieu and Christian Renard and S. Schrenk and S T'jampens and Ch. Thiebaux and Giorgos Vasileiadis and Marc Verderi and Ali Anjomshoaa and Remo Bernet and Philip J. Clark and Deirbhile Lavin and Franz Muheim and Stephen M. Playfer and Alistar I. Robertson and Jason E. Swain and James E. Watson and Yongan Xie and Dario Andreotti and Marcus Andreotti and Daniela Bettoni and C. Bozzi and Raffaella Calabrese and Vittore Carassiti and Antonella Cecchi and Gianluigi Cibinetto and Angelo Cotta Ramusino and Florestano Evangelisti and Eloisa Fioravanti and Paolo Franchini and Isabella Garzia and Luca Landi and Eleonora Luppi and Roberto Malaguti and Matteo Negrini and Chiara Padoan and Anthony Petrella and Luigi Piemontese and Valentina Santoro and Augusto Sarti and Fabio Anulli and R. Baldini-Ferroli and A. Calcaterra and Gaetano Finocchiaro and Michael Papenbrock and Piero Patteri and Ida Marena Peruzzi and Mauro Piccolo and M. Rama and Riccardo de Sangro and Massimo Santoni and Adriano Zallo and Stefano Bagnasco and A. Buzzo and Roberto Capra and George Gee Jackson and Giovanni Crosetti and Maurizio Lo Vetere and Matheus Martin Macri and Salvatore Minutoli and Maria Roberta Monge and Paolo Musico and Stefano Passaggio and Fr. Pastore and Claudia Patrignani and Maria Grazia Pia and Enrico Robutti and A. Santroni and S. Tosi and Bhagabat Bhuyan and Varesh Prasad and Stephen Bailey and George Brandenburg and Kris S. Chaisanguanthum and Chern Leing Lee and M. Morii and Eunil Won and Jingshen Wu and Aleksandra Adametz and R. S. Dubitzky and J{\"o}rg Marks and Stephan Schenk and Ulrich Uwer and Viviana Klose and H. Lacker and M. L. Aspinwall and Wahid Bhimji and David Bowerman and P. D. Dauncey and Ulrick Egede and R. L. Flack and Jean R{\'e}my Gaillard and N. J. W. Gunawardane and Gregory W. Morton and Jordan Nash and Michael Borivoje Nikolich and William Panduro Vazquez and P. Sanders and Graham P. Taylor and Margery Tibbetts and Prafulla Kumar Behera and Xiaoming Chai and Matthew John Charles and Gilbert Grenier and Roy H. Hamilton and Su Jang Lee and Uzzwal Mallik and Niels T. Meyer and Cheng Chen and Jaquelin Cochran and Heaven Crawley and Li Dong and Vitaly E. Eyges and Peter M. Fischer and J. W. Lamsa and Werner T. Meyer and S. Prell and E. Rosenberg and Alan E. Rubin and Yan Yuan Gao and Andrei Valeryevich Gritsan and Z. J. Guo and C. K. Lae and Gordon A. Schott and Julie N L Albert and Nicolas Arnaud and C. Beigbeder and Dominique Breton and M. Davier and Dmytro Derkach and Shuo Du and Jo{\~a}o Firmino da Costa and Gilbert Grosdidier and Andreas Hoecker and Sandrine Laplace and Francois Le Diberder and Valerie Lepeltier and Amelie M. Lutz and Bogdan Malaescu and J. Y. Nief and Timothy Petersen and St{\'e}phane Plaszczynski and Sandrine Pruvot and Patrick Roudeau and Marie Helene Schune and Jos{\'e}J. Serrano and Viola Sordini and Ariel Leonardo Stocchi and Vanessa Tocut and Sophie Trincaz-Duvoid and Guy Henri Maurice Wormser and Richard M. Bionta and V. Brigljevic and David J. Lange and M. C. Simani and Douglas Michael Wright and Indu Bingham and James Patrick Burke and Carlos A. Ch{\'a}vez and Jonathon P. Coleman and Ian James Forster and John R. Fry and Ernst Gabathuler and R. Gamet and Moleykutty George and D. Hutchcroft and M. Kay and Robert J. Parry and David J. Payne and Kalvin Schofield and Richard J. Sloane and C. Touramanis and Duncan Azzopardi and G. Bellodi and Adrian John Bevan and Christopher Clarke and Christopher M. Cormack and Francesca di Lodovico and P. J. Dixon and K. A. George and Wolfgang Menges and R. J. L. Potter and Ralph Sacco and H. W. Shorthouse and Michael Sigamani and Philip David Strother and Pedro Bazalar Vidal and Cindi L. Brown and G. A. Cowan and Henning U Flaecher and Simon J. George and M. G. Green and Dean Allyn Hopkins and Paul S. B. Jackson and Arjun Ramakrishna Kurup and Chris Marker and Paul McGrath and Tr Mcmahon},
The BaBar detector operated successfully at the PEP-II asymmetric e +e- collider at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory from 1999 to 2008. This report covers upgrades, operation, and performance of the collider and the detector systems, as well as the trigger, online and offline computing, and aspects of event reconstruction since the beginning of data taking. 


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