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ISRN High Energy Physics
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 491460, 10 pages
Research Article

LHC High- Runs: Transport and Unfolding Methods

1The Henryk Niewodniczański Institute of Nuclear Physics PAN, Ulica Radzikowskiego 152, 31-342 Kraków, Poland
2Institute of Teleinformatics, Faculty of Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Cracow University of Technology, Ulica Warszawska 24, 31-115 Kraków, Poland

Received 15 June 2012; Accepted 29 July 2012

Academic Editors: E. Anassontzis, D. Chakrabarti, S. I. Eidelman, and H. Hayashii

Copyright © 2012 M. Trzebiński et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The paper describes the transport of the elastically and diffractively scattered protons in the proton-proton interactions at the LHC for the high- runs. A parametrisation of the scattered proton transport through the LHC magnetic lattice is presented. The accuracy of the unfolding of the kinematic variables of the scattered protons is discussed.