EMC Diagnosis and Corrective Actions for Silicon Strip Tracker Detectors

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The tracker sub-system is one of the five sub-detectors of the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experiment under construction at CERN for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) accelerator. The tracker subdetector is designed to reconstruct tracks of charged sub-atomic particles generated after collisions. The tracker system processes analogue signals from 10 million channels distributed across 14000 silicon micro-strip detectors. It is designed to process signals of a few nA and digitize them at 40 MHz. The overall sub-detector is embedded in a high particle radiation environment and a magnetic field of 4 Tesla. The evaluation of the electromagnetic immunity of the ... continued below

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Arteche, F. & Rivetta, C. June 6, 2006.

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The tracker sub-system is one of the five sub-detectors of the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experiment under construction at CERN for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) accelerator. The tracker subdetector is designed to reconstruct tracks of charged sub-atomic particles generated after collisions. The tracker system processes analogue signals from 10 million channels distributed across 14000 silicon micro-strip detectors. It is designed to process signals of a few nA and digitize them at 40 MHz. The overall sub-detector is embedded in a high particle radiation environment and a magnetic field of 4 Tesla. The evaluation of the electromagnetic immunity of the system is very important to optimize the performance of the tracker sub-detector and the whole CMS experiment. This paper presents the EMC diagnosis of the CMS silicon tracker sub-detector. Immunity tests were performed using the final prototype of the Silicon Tracker End-Caps (TEC) system to estimate the sensitivity of the system to conducted noise, evaluate the weakest areas of the system and take corrective actions before the integration of the overall detector. This paper shows the results of one of those tests, that is the measurement and analysis of the immunity to CM external conducted noise perturbations.

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  • Prepared for the 7th EMC Europe International Symposoium on Electromagnetic Compatability, Barcelona, Spain, 4-8 Sep 2006

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  • Report No.: SLAC-PUB-11886
  • Grant Number: AC02-76SF00515
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 883268
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc874420

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Arteche, F. & Rivetta, C. EMC Diagnosis and Corrective Actions for Silicon Strip Tracker Detectors, article, June 6, 2006; [Menlo Park, California]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc874420/: accessed October 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.