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SEU Rate estimates for the ATLAS/SCT Front-end ASIC
Uppsala University, Teknisk-naturvetenskapliga vetenskapsområdet, Physics, Department of Nuclear and Particle Physics.
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In: Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research, Vol. AArticle in journal (Refereed) Submitted
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-90483OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-90483DiVA: diva2:162852
Available from: 2003-04-30 Created: 2003-04-30Bibliographically approved
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1. Performance and Radiation Hardness of the ATLAS/SCT Detector Module
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Performance and Radiation Hardness of the ATLAS/SCT Detector Module
2003 (English)Doctoral thesis, comprehensive summary (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

The ATLAS experiment is a general purpose experiment being constructed at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN, Geneva. ATLAS is designed to exploit the full physics potential of LHC, in particular to study topics con- cerning the Higgs mechanism, Super-symmetry and CP violation. The cross sections for the processes under study are extremely small, requiring very high luminosity colliding beams. The SemiConductor Tracker (SCT) is an essential part of the Inner Detector tracking system of ATLAS. The active elements of the SCT is 4088 detector modules, tiled on four barrel cylinders and eighteen endcap disks. As a consequence of the high luminosity, the detector modules will operate in a harsh radiation environment. This the- sis describes work concerning radiation hardness, beam test performance and methods for production testing of detector modules. The radiation hardness studies have been focused on the electrical performance of the front-end ASIC and the detector module. The results have identifed features of the ASIC failing after irradiation and conrmed the good performance of the re-designed ASIC. The beam tests have been performed in the late prototyping and the pre-production phase, verifying the specied performance of the detector modules. Special effort have been made to evaluate the performance of irradiated detector modules. The assembly, quality assurance and characterisation of the detector modules will be done in the collaborating institutes. The thesis reports on methods developed for use during the production, to assess the electrical performance.

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Uppsala: Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis, 2003. 89 p.
Comprehensive Summaries of Uppsala Dissertations from the Faculty of Science and Technology, ISSN 1104-232X ; 839
Physics, High Energy Physics, Tracking, Silicon Microstrip Dectector, Radiation Hardness, Electrical Performance, Fysik
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Physical Sciences
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High Energy Physics
urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-3449 (URN)91-554-5630-8 (ISBN)
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2003-05-23, Polheimsalen, Ångströmlaboratoriet, Uppsala, 10:15
Available from: 2003-04-30 Created: 2003-04-30Bibliographically approved

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