Testbeam studies of pre-prototype silicon strip sensors for the LHCb UT upgrade project

A. Abba, Marina Artuso, Steven Roy Blusk, T. Britton, A. Davis, A. Dendek, B. Dey, S. Ely, T. Evans, J. Fu, P. Gandini, F. Lionetto, P. Manning, B. Meadows, R. Mountain, N. Neri, M. Petruzzo, M. Pikies, Tomasz Skwarnicki, T. SzumlakJ. C. Wang

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Abstract

The LHCb experiment is preparing for a major upgrade in 2018-2019. One of the key components in the upgrade is a new silicon tracker situated upstream of the analysis magnet of the experiment. The Upstream Tracker (UT) will consist of four planes of silicon strip detectors, with each plane covering an area of about 2 m2. An important consideration of these detectors is their performance after they have been exposed to a large radiation dose. In this paper we present test beam results of pre-prototype n-in-p and p-in-n sensors that have been irradiated with fluences up to 4.0×1014 neq/cm2.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)244-257
Number of pages14
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Volume806
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 11 2016

Keywords

  • Sensor irradiation
  • Silicon strip detector
  • Testbeam

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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    Abba, A., Artuso, M., Blusk, S. R., Britton, T., Davis, A., Dendek, A., Dey, B., Ely, S., Evans, T., Fu, J., Gandini, P., Lionetto, F., Manning, P., Meadows, B., Mountain, R., Neri, N., Petruzzo, M., Pikies, M., Skwarnicki, T., ... Wang, J. C. (2016). Testbeam studies of pre-prototype silicon strip sensors for the LHCb UT upgrade project. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 806, 244-257. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2015.10.031