Journal article

Design and test of a prototype silicon detector module for ATLAS Semiconductor Tracker endcaps

AG Clark, M Donega, M D'Onofrio, D Ferrere, R Fortin, JE Garcia, S Gonzalez, C Hirt, Y Ikegami, H Kagan, T Kohriki, T Kondo, S Lindsay, A Macpherson, M Mangin-Brinet, B Mikulec, GF Moorhead, T Niinikoski, H Pernegger, E Perrin Show all

Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2005

Abstract

The ATLAS Semiconductor Tracker (SCT) will be a central part of the tracking system of the ATLAS experiment. The SCT consists of four concentric barrels of silicon detectors as well as two silicon endcap detectors formed by nine disks each. The layout of the forward silicon detector module presented in this paper is based on the approved layout of the silicon detectors of the SCT, their geometry and arrangement in disks, but uses otherwise components identical to the barrel modules of the SCT. The module layout is optimized for excellent thermal management and electrical performance, while keeping the assembly simple and adequate for a large scale module production. This paper summarizes the..

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