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Title: Design and performance of SiPM-based readout of PbF 2 crystals for high-rate, precision timing applications

Abstract

Here, we have developed a custom amplifier board coupled to a large-format 16-channel Hamamatsu silicon photomultiplier device for use as the light sensor for the electromagnetic calorimeters in the Muon g-2 experiment at Fermilab. The calorimeter absorber is an array of lead-fluoride crystals, which produces short-duration Cherenkov light. The detector sits in the high magnetic field of the muon storage ring. The SiPMs selected, and their accompanying custom electronics, must preserve the short pulse shape, have high quantum efficiency, be non-magnetic, exhibit gain stability under varying rate conditions, and cover a fairly large fraction of the crystal exit surface area. We describe an optimized design that employs the new-generation of thru-silicon via devices. As a result, the performance is documented in a series of bench and beam tests.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [2];  [2];  [2];  [3];  [3];  [3];  [4];  [5];  [6];  [7];  [8] more »;  [8];  [9] « less
  1. Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA (United States)
  2. Cornell Univ., Ithaca, NY (United States)
  3. Lab. Nazionali Frascati dell'INFN, Frascati (Italy); Istituto Nazionale di Ottica del C.N.R., Pisa (Italy)
  4. Lab. Nazionali Frascati dell'INFN, Frascati (Italy)
  5. INFN, Napoli (Italy); Univ. di Napoli, Napoli (Italy)
  6. INFN, Napoli (Italy)
  7. James Madison Univ., Harrisonburg, VA (United States)
  8. Univ. of Kentucky, Lexington, KY (United States)
  9. Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
OSTI Identifier:
1347130
Report Number(s):
FERMILAB-PUB-16-516-E-PPD; arXiv:1611.03180
Journal ID: ISSN 1748-0221; 1496973
Grant/Contract Number:
AC02-07CH11359
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of Instrumentation
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 12; Journal Issue: 01; Journal ID: ISSN 1748-0221
Publisher:
Institute of Physics (IOP)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; 72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; front-end electronics for detector readout; photon detectors for UV; visible and IR photons (solid-state); calorimeters; timing detectors

Citation Formats

Kaspar, J., Fienberg, A. T., Hertzog, D. W., Huehn, M. A., Kammel, P., Khaw, K. S., Peterson, D. A., Smith, M. W., Wechel, T. D. Van, Chapelain, A., Gibbons, L. K., Sweigart, D. A., Ferrari, C., Fioretti, A., Gabbanini, C., Venanzoni, G., Iacovacci, M., Mastroianni, S., Giovanetti, K., Gohn, W., Gorringe, T., and Pocanic, D. Design and performance of SiPM-based readout of PbF2 crystals for high-rate, precision timing applications. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1088/1748-0221/12/01/P01009.
Kaspar, J., Fienberg, A. T., Hertzog, D. W., Huehn, M. A., Kammel, P., Khaw, K. S., Peterson, D. A., Smith, M. W., Wechel, T. D. Van, Chapelain, A., Gibbons, L. K., Sweigart, D. A., Ferrari, C., Fioretti, A., Gabbanini, C., Venanzoni, G., Iacovacci, M., Mastroianni, S., Giovanetti, K., Gohn, W., Gorringe, T., & Pocanic, D. Design and performance of SiPM-based readout of PbF2 crystals for high-rate, precision timing applications. United States. doi:10.1088/1748-0221/12/01/P01009.
Kaspar, J., Fienberg, A. T., Hertzog, D. W., Huehn, M. A., Kammel, P., Khaw, K. S., Peterson, D. A., Smith, M. W., Wechel, T. D. Van, Chapelain, A., Gibbons, L. K., Sweigart, D. A., Ferrari, C., Fioretti, A., Gabbanini, C., Venanzoni, G., Iacovacci, M., Mastroianni, S., Giovanetti, K., Gohn, W., Gorringe, T., and Pocanic, D. Wed . "Design and performance of SiPM-based readout of PbF2 crystals for high-rate, precision timing applications". United States. doi:10.1088/1748-0221/12/01/P01009. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1347130.
@article{osti_1347130,
title = {Design and performance of SiPM-based readout of PbF2 crystals for high-rate, precision timing applications},
author = {Kaspar, J. and Fienberg, A. T. and Hertzog, D. W. and Huehn, M. A. and Kammel, P. and Khaw, K. S. and Peterson, D. A. and Smith, M. W. and Wechel, T. D. Van and Chapelain, A. and Gibbons, L. K. and Sweigart, D. A. and Ferrari, C. and Fioretti, A. and Gabbanini, C. and Venanzoni, G. and Iacovacci, M. and Mastroianni, S. and Giovanetti, K. and Gohn, W. and Gorringe, T. and Pocanic, D.},
abstractNote = {Here, we have developed a custom amplifier board coupled to a large-format 16-channel Hamamatsu silicon photomultiplier device for use as the light sensor for the electromagnetic calorimeters in the Muon g-2 experiment at Fermilab. The calorimeter absorber is an array of lead-fluoride crystals, which produces short-duration Cherenkov light. The detector sits in the high magnetic field of the muon storage ring. The SiPMs selected, and their accompanying custom electronics, must preserve the short pulse shape, have high quantum efficiency, be non-magnetic, exhibit gain stability under varying rate conditions, and cover a fairly large fraction of the crystal exit surface area. We describe an optimized design that employs the new-generation of thru-silicon via devices. As a result, the performance is documented in a series of bench and beam tests.},
doi = {10.1088/1748-0221/12/01/P01009},
journal = {Journal of Instrumentation},
number = 01,
volume = 12,
place = {United States},
year = {Wed Jan 11 00:00:00 EST 2017},
month = {Wed Jan 11 00:00:00 EST 2017}
}

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