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Implementation of the Domino Sampling Waveform Digitizer in the PIBETA Experiment

Wang, Ying
Format
Thesis/Dissertation; Online
Author
Wang, Ying
Advisor
Cox, Brad
Day, Donal
Pocanic, Dinko
Abstract
The Domino Sampling Chip(DSC)-Waveform digitization system is a significant addition to electronics arsenal of PIBETA experiment. It is used to digitize waveforms from every photo tube in the detector. Through carefully programmed ofi'line analysis of its raw data collected during regular runtime, better timing and energy resolution are achieved compared with feast's results. And more importantly, the geometric character of the digitized waveform which contains information of energy deposition of particle decays can be utilized for particle identification, a great advantage that regular unit could not possess. In addition to fastbus , incorporate DSC data through its ofi'line analysis including timing and energy ofi'set, scale calibration will contribute a final more precise result of PIBETA experiment. Note: Abstract extracted from PDF file via OCR
Language
English
Published
University of Virginia, Department of Physics, PHD, 2005
Published Date
2005-07-01
Degree
PHD
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