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Title: Small-Scale Readout Systems Prototype for the STAR PIXEL Detector

Abstract

A prototype readout system for the STAR PIXEL detector in the Heavy Flavor Tracker (HFT) vertex detector upgrade is presented. The PIXEL detector is a Monolithic Active Pixel Sensor (MAPS) based silicon pixel vertex detector fabricated in a commercial CMOS process that integrates the detector and front-end electronics layers in one silicon die. Two generations ofMAPS prototypes designed specifically for the PIXEL are discussed. We have constructed a prototype telescope system consisting of three small MAPS sensors arranged in three parallel and coaxial planes with a readout system based on the readout architecture for PIXEL. This proposed readout architecture is simple and scales to the size required to readout the final detector. The real-time hit finding algorithm necessary for data rate reduction in the 400 million pixel detector is described, and aspects of the PIXEL system integration into the existing STAR framework are addressed. The complete system has been recently tested and shown to be fully functional.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
Nuclear Science Division
OSTI Identifier:
941432
Report Number(s):
LBNL-1086E-2
Journal ID: ISSN 0018-9499; IETNAE; TRN: US0807432
DOE Contract Number:  
DE-AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science; Journal ID: ISSN 0018-9499
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS; ALGORITHMS; ARCHITECTURE; READOUT SYSTEMS; SILICON; STARS; TELESCOPES

Citation Formats

Szelezniak, Michal A, Besson, Auguste, Colledani, Claude, Dorokhov, Andrei, Dulinski, Wojciech, Greiner, Leo C, Himmi, Abdelkader, Hu, Christine, Matis, Howard S, Ritter, Hans Georg, Rose, Andrew, Shabetai, Alexandre, Stezelberger, Thorsten, Sun, Xiangming, Thomas, Jim H, Valin, Isabelle, Vu, Chinh Q, Wieman, Howard H, and Winter, Marc. Small-Scale Readout Systems Prototype for the STAR PIXEL Detector. United States: N. p., 2008. Web. doi:10.1109/TNS.2008.2006681.
Szelezniak, Michal A, Besson, Auguste, Colledani, Claude, Dorokhov, Andrei, Dulinski, Wojciech, Greiner, Leo C, Himmi, Abdelkader, Hu, Christine, Matis, Howard S, Ritter, Hans Georg, Rose, Andrew, Shabetai, Alexandre, Stezelberger, Thorsten, Sun, Xiangming, Thomas, Jim H, Valin, Isabelle, Vu, Chinh Q, Wieman, Howard H, & Winter, Marc. Small-Scale Readout Systems Prototype for the STAR PIXEL Detector. United States. doi:10.1109/TNS.2008.2006681.
Szelezniak, Michal A, Besson, Auguste, Colledani, Claude, Dorokhov, Andrei, Dulinski, Wojciech, Greiner, Leo C, Himmi, Abdelkader, Hu, Christine, Matis, Howard S, Ritter, Hans Georg, Rose, Andrew, Shabetai, Alexandre, Stezelberger, Thorsten, Sun, Xiangming, Thomas, Jim H, Valin, Isabelle, Vu, Chinh Q, Wieman, Howard H, and Winter, Marc. Wed . "Small-Scale Readout Systems Prototype for the STAR PIXEL Detector". United States. doi:10.1109/TNS.2008.2006681. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/941432.
@article{osti_941432,
title = {Small-Scale Readout Systems Prototype for the STAR PIXEL Detector},
author = {Szelezniak, Michal A and Besson, Auguste and Colledani, Claude and Dorokhov, Andrei and Dulinski, Wojciech and Greiner, Leo C and Himmi, Abdelkader and Hu, Christine and Matis, Howard S and Ritter, Hans Georg and Rose, Andrew and Shabetai, Alexandre and Stezelberger, Thorsten and Sun, Xiangming and Thomas, Jim H and Valin, Isabelle and Vu, Chinh Q and Wieman, Howard H and Winter, Marc},
abstractNote = {A prototype readout system for the STAR PIXEL detector in the Heavy Flavor Tracker (HFT) vertex detector upgrade is presented. The PIXEL detector is a Monolithic Active Pixel Sensor (MAPS) based silicon pixel vertex detector fabricated in a commercial CMOS process that integrates the detector and front-end electronics layers in one silicon die. Two generations ofMAPS prototypes designed specifically for the PIXEL are discussed. We have constructed a prototype telescope system consisting of three small MAPS sensors arranged in three parallel and coaxial planes with a readout system based on the readout architecture for PIXEL. This proposed readout architecture is simple and scales to the size required to readout the final detector. The real-time hit finding algorithm necessary for data rate reduction in the 400 million pixel detector is described, and aspects of the PIXEL system integration into the existing STAR framework are addressed. The complete system has been recently tested and shown to be fully functional.},
doi = {10.1109/TNS.2008.2006681},
journal = {IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science},
issn = {0018-9499},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2008},
month = {10}
}