Super-radiation hard particle tracking at the CERN SLHC

Rahman, M. et al. (2003) Super-radiation hard particle tracking at the CERN SLHC. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 50(6), 1797 -1804. (doi: 10.1109/TNS.2003.820769)

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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNS.2003.820769

Abstract

The proposed upgrade of the CERN Large Hadron Collider to ten times brighter luminosity poses severe challenges to semiconductor detectors within the CERN experiments. We investigate a silicon "3-D" detector design for these conditions and semiconductors alternative to silicon, namely silicon carbide and gallium nitride, Charge collection measurements suggest some degree of additional radiation tolerance over conventional detector geometry and materials.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:O'Shea, Professor Val and Vaitkus, Prof Juozas and Cunningham, Dr Liam and Blue, Dr Andrew and Quinn, Dr Terry and Bates, Dr Richard and Parkes, Dr Christopher
Authors: Rahman, M., Bates, R., Blue, A., Cunningham, W., Gaubas, E., Gouldwell, A., Horn, M., Kazukauskas, V., Parkes, C., Quinn, T., Roy, P., O'Shea, V., Smith, K.M., Vaitkus, J., and Wright, V.
Subjects:Q Science > QC Physics
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science
ISSN:0018-9499

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