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Title: A data acquisition system for HV-CMOS sensor research and development in the upgrade of ATLAS experiment

Abstract

In the High Luminosity LHC (HL-LHC) upgrade of ATLAS experiment in 2026, the new inner tracker detector will be installed. As a promising candidate for the outer layer of the inner tracker detector, the High Voltage CMOS (HV-CMOS) pixel sensors are being investigated by the ATLAS collaboration. A Front-End LInk eXchange (FELIX) based Data Acquisition (DAQ) system is developed for the R&D of the HV-CMOS sensors. A FELIX card with PCIe interface in the back-end is used to control, monitor, calibrate and read out the front-end electronics. In the front-end, a Xilinx evaluation board ZC706 works as the interface between the back- end and custom boards with HV-CMOS sensors and the readout ASIC. In conclusion, the DAQ system was successfully deployed for the testbeam experiment at CERN. Design of the DAQ system, the tuning of sensors and testbeam results will be described in details.

Authors:
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  1. Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
  2. Univ. of Geneva, Genève (Switzerland)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP)
OSTI Identifier:
1566863
Report Number(s):
BNL-212117-2019-JAAM
Journal ID: ISSN 0034-6748; TRN: US2001003
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0012704
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Review of Scientific Instruments
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 90; Journal Issue: 6; Journal ID: ISSN 0034-6748
Publisher:
American Institute of Physics (AIP)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; Data Acquisition System; HIgh Voltage CMOS Pixel Sensor; PCIe; Testbeam

Citation Formats

Chen, Kai, Chen, H., Lanni, F., Liu, H., Xu, L., Wu, W., Benoit, M., Iacobucci, G., and Vicente Barrero Pinto, M. A data acquisition system for HV-CMOS sensor research and development in the upgrade of ATLAS experiment. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1063/1.5092714.
Chen, Kai, Chen, H., Lanni, F., Liu, H., Xu, L., Wu, W., Benoit, M., Iacobucci, G., & Vicente Barrero Pinto, M. A data acquisition system for HV-CMOS sensor research and development in the upgrade of ATLAS experiment. United States. doi:10.1063/1.5092714.
Chen, Kai, Chen, H., Lanni, F., Liu, H., Xu, L., Wu, W., Benoit, M., Iacobucci, G., and Vicente Barrero Pinto, M. Wed . "A data acquisition system for HV-CMOS sensor research and development in the upgrade of ATLAS experiment". United States. doi:10.1063/1.5092714. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1566863.
@article{osti_1566863,
title = {A data acquisition system for HV-CMOS sensor research and development in the upgrade of ATLAS experiment},
author = {Chen, Kai and Chen, H. and Lanni, F. and Liu, H. and Xu, L. and Wu, W. and Benoit, M. and Iacobucci, G. and Vicente Barrero Pinto, M.},
abstractNote = {In the High Luminosity LHC (HL-LHC) upgrade of ATLAS experiment in 2026, the new inner tracker detector will be installed. As a promising candidate for the outer layer of the inner tracker detector, the High Voltage CMOS (HV-CMOS) pixel sensors are being investigated by the ATLAS collaboration. A Front-End LInk eXchange (FELIX) based Data Acquisition (DAQ) system is developed for the R&D of the HV-CMOS sensors. A FELIX card with PCIe interface in the back-end is used to control, monitor, calibrate and read out the front-end electronics. In the front-end, a Xilinx evaluation board ZC706 works as the interface between the back- end and custom boards with HV-CMOS sensors and the readout ASIC. In conclusion, the DAQ system was successfully deployed for the testbeam experiment at CERN. Design of the DAQ system, the tuning of sensors and testbeam results will be described in details.},
doi = {10.1063/1.5092714},
journal = {Review of Scientific Instruments},
issn = {0034-6748},
number = 6,
volume = 90,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {6}
}

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