We present results obtained with full-size wedge silicon microstrip detectors bonded to APV6 (Raymond et al., Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on Electronics for LHC Experiments, CERN/LHCC/97-60) readout chips. We used two identical modules, each consisting of two crystals bonded together. One module was irradiated with 1.7 x 10(14) neutrons/cm(2). The detectors have been characterized both in the laboratory and by exposing them to a beam of minimum ionizing particles. The results obtained are a good starting point for the evaluation of the performance of the "ensemble" detector plus readout chip in a version very similar to the final production one. We detected the signal from minimum ionizing particles with a signal-to-noise ratio ranging from 9.3 for the irradiated detector up to 20.5 for the non-irradiated detector, provided the parameters of the readout chips are carefully tuned. (C) 2000 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.
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|Titolo:||Performance of CMS silicon microstrip detectors with the APV6 readout chip|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2000|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||10.1016/S0168-9002(00)00181-9|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|