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Title: Development of a Navigator and Imaging Techniques for the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search Detectors

This project contributes to the detection of flaws in the germanium detectors for the Cryogenic Dark Matter Search (CDMS) experiment. Specifically, after imaging the detector surface with a precise imaging and measuring device, they developed software to stitch the resulting images together, applying any necessary rotations, offsets, and averaging, to produce a smooth image of the whole detector that can be used to detect flaws on the surface of the detector. These images were also tiled appropriately for the Google Maps API to use as a navigation tool, allowing viewers to smoothly zoom and pan across the detector surface. Automated defect identification can now be implemented, increasing the scalability of the germanium detector fabrication.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1017209
Report Number(s):
SLAC-TN-11-018
TRN: US201113%%685
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-76SF00515
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; CRYOGENICS; DEFECTS; DETECTION; FABRICATION; GE SEMICONDUCTOR DETECTORS; NAVIGATION; NONLUMINOUS MATTER Astrophysics, Instrumentation,Other