The FE-I4 telescope for particle tracking in testbeam experiments

Benoit, M. and Bilbao De Mendizabal, J. and Di Bello, F. A. and Ferrere, D. and Golling, T. and Gonzalez-Sevilla, S. and Iacobucci, G. and Kocian, M. and Muenstermann, Daniel Matthias Alfred and Ristic, B. (2016) The FE-I4 telescope for particle tracking in testbeam experiments. Journal of Instrumentation, 11. ISSN 1748-0221

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Abstract

A testbeam telescope, based on ATLAS IBL silicon pixel modules, has been built. It comprises six planes of planar silicon sensors with 250 × 50 μ m2 pitch, read out by ATLAS FE-I4 chips. In the CERN SPS H8 beamline (180 GeV π+) a resolution of better than 8 × 12 μm2 at the position of the device under test was achieved. The telescope reached a trigger rate of 6 kHz with two measured devices. It is mainly designed for studies using FE-I4 based prototypes, but has also been successfully run with independent DAQ systems. Specialised trigger schemes ensure data synchronisation between these external devices and the telescope. A region-of-interest trigger can be formed by setting masks on the first and the last pixel sensor planes. The setup infrastructure provides centrally controlled and monitored high and low voltage power supplies, silicon oil cooling, temperature and humidity sensors and movable stages.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Instrumentation
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2600/2610
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 80698
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 03 Aug 2016 10:50
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 11 Sep 2019 02:58
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/80698

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