27-28 January 2014
Asia/Tokyo timezone

HK FADC Digitization and Communication Work

28 Jan 2014, 10:55
20m
DAQ and Electronics DAQ and Electronics System

Speaker

Dr Thomas Lindner (Triumf)

Description

We report on two separate research projects related to HK electronics. First, we are exploring the idea of using Flash ADCs (FADCs) for digitizing the HK PMT signals (rather than ADC/TDC digitization). We have done simple tests at TRIUMF of the timing resolution achievable with FADCs. We are also thinking about how to quantify the benefits of FADCs. Second, we are investigating a solution for redundant communication between front end boards based on the RapidIO protocol. A prototype system is being developed based on a Altera Cyclone 5 evaluation board by Terasic.

Primary author

Dr Thomas Lindner (Triumf)

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