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Title: The NOvA power distribution system

Abstract

We describe the power distribution systems and grounding schemes built for the near and far detectors of the NOvA long-baseline neutrino experiment. They are used to power the avalanche photodiodes and their thermoelectric coolers, the front-end boards that read out, digitize and time stamp the signals from the avalanche photodiodes, and the data concentrator modules used to receive and format the data from the front-end boards before sending them to a farm of computers used to build the events. Furthermore, the system powers 344,064 readout channels in the far detector and 20,192 channels in the near detector.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1];  [2];  [2];  [1];  [3]; ORCiD logo [4]
  1. California Inst. of Technology (CalTech), Pasadena, CA (United States)
  2. Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA (United States)
  3. Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA (United States); Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
  4. Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (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:
1463625
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1548147
Report Number(s):
FERMILAB-PUB-18-316-PPD; arXiv:1807.02665
Journal ID: ISSN 0168-9002; 1680622; TRN: US1902321
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-07CH11359
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section A, Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 902; Journal Issue: C; Journal ID: ISSN 0168-9002
Publisher:
Elsevier
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; NOvA; Power distribution system; Fermilab; Neutrino physics

Citation Formats

Dukes, E. Craig, Ehrlich, R., Goadhouse, S., Mualem, L., Norman, A., and Tesarek, R. The NOvA power distribution system. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1016/j.nima.2018.06.021.
Dukes, E. Craig, Ehrlich, R., Goadhouse, S., Mualem, L., Norman, A., & Tesarek, R. The NOvA power distribution system. United States. doi:10.1016/j.nima.2018.06.021.
Dukes, E. Craig, Ehrlich, R., Goadhouse, S., Mualem, L., Norman, A., and Tesarek, R. Fri . "The NOvA power distribution system". United States. doi:10.1016/j.nima.2018.06.021. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1463625.
@article{osti_1463625,
title = {The NOvA power distribution system},
author = {Dukes, E. Craig and Ehrlich, R. and Goadhouse, S. and Mualem, L. and Norman, A. and Tesarek, R.},
abstractNote = {We describe the power distribution systems and grounding schemes built for the near and far detectors of the NOvA long-baseline neutrino experiment. They are used to power the avalanche photodiodes and their thermoelectric coolers, the front-end boards that read out, digitize and time stamp the signals from the avalanche photodiodes, and the data concentrator modules used to receive and format the data from the front-end boards before sending them to a farm of computers used to build the events. Furthermore, the system powers 344,064 readout channels in the far detector and 20,192 channels in the near detector.},
doi = {10.1016/j.nima.2018.06.021},
journal = {Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section A, Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment},
number = C,
volume = 902,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {6}
}

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