Development of a readout technique for the high data rate BTeV pixel detector at Fermilab

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The pixel detector for the BTeV experiment at Fermilab provides digitized data from approximately 22 million silicon pixel channels. Portions of the detector are six millimeters from the beam providing a substantial hit rate and high radiation dose. The pixel detector data will be employed by the lowest level trigger system for track reconstruction every beam crossing. These requirements impose a considerable constraint on the readout scheme. This paper presents a readout technique that provides the bandwidth that is adequate for high hit rates, minimizes the number of radiation hard components, and satisfies all other design constraints.

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al., Bradley K Hall et November 5, 2001.

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The pixel detector for the BTeV experiment at Fermilab provides digitized data from approximately 22 million silicon pixel channels. Portions of the detector are six millimeters from the beam providing a substantial hit rate and high radiation dose. The pixel detector data will be employed by the lowest level trigger system for track reconstruction every beam crossing. These requirements impose a considerable constraint on the readout scheme. This paper presents a readout technique that provides the bandwidth that is adequate for high hit rates, minimizes the number of radiation hard components, and satisfies all other design constraints.

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  • 2001 IEEE NSS/MIC, San Diego, CA (US), 11/04/2001--11/10/2001

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-Conf-01/335
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al., Bradley K Hall et. Development of a readout technique for the high data rate BTeV pixel detector at Fermilab, article, November 5, 2001; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc719874/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.