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ID: 63165.0, MPI für Kernphysik / Heavy Flavour Physics
The LHCb Silicon Tracker
Authors:Vollhardt, Achim; Adeva, Bernardo; Agari, Michaela; Bauer, Christian; Bay, Aurelio; Bernhard, Ralf P.; Blouw, Johan; Carron, Benjamin; Ermoline, Yuri; Frei, Raymond; Heule, Stefan; Koestner, Stefan; Lehner, Frank; Loechner, Sven; Lois Gomez, Cristina; Ludwig, Andrea; Needham, Matthew; Jimenez Otero, Sergio; Esperante Pereira, Daniel; Polouektov, Anton; Pugatch, Valery; Schmelling, Michael; Shektman, Lev; Steinkamp, Olaf; Straumann, Ueli; Tran, Minh-Tam; Vazquez Regueiro, Pablo; Voss, Helge
Language:English
Research Context:LHCb
Date of Publication (YYYY-MM-DD):2004
Name of Conference/Meeting:Nuclear science symposium and medical imaging conference (IEEE 2003)
Place of Conference/Meeting:Portland, USA
(Start) Date of Conference/Meeting
 (YYYY-MM-DD):
2003-10-19
End Date of Conference/Meeting 
 (YYYY-MM-DD):
2003-10-25
Review Status:Peer-review
Audience:Experts Only
Abstract / Description:The LHCb detector is a collider experiment at the new LHC at CERN/Switzerland. It is dedicated to measure precisely CP violation parameters in the B-system. The LHCb Silicon Tracker is covering the regions of the tracking detector with the highest particle fluences. The silicon sensors are wide pitch strip detectors connected to multi-channel analogue readout amplifiers. The analogue data is then digitized and transmitted optically to the counting room for further processing. The following paper describes R&D of the silicon sensors performed including testbeam data. We present readout chip performance followed by an overview of the used data transmission system, which has been designed for radiation tolerance and low cost.
External Publication Status:submitted
Document Type:Conference-Paper
Affiliations:MPI für Kernphysik/Group W. Hofmann/Heavy Flavour Physics (K. T. Knöpfle, M. Schmelling)
External Affiliations:Ukrainian Academy of Science, Kiev, Ukraine;
Universite de Lausanne, Switzerland;
Budker Institute for Nuclear Physics, Novosibirsk, Russia;
Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain;
Physik-Institut der Universitaet Zuerich, Switzerland
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