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Performance of a Single-Crystal Diamond-Pixel Telescope
Proceedings of Science (2009)
  • R. Hall-Wilton
  • V. Ryjov
  • M. Pernicka
  • V. Halyo
  • B. Harrop
  • A. Hunt
  • D. Marlow
  • E. Bartz
  • J. Doroshenko
  • D. Hits
  • S. Schnetzer
  • R. Stone
  • W. Bugg
  • M. Hollingsworth
  • Stefan Spanier, University of Tennessee - Knoxville
  • W. Johns
Abstract
We describe the results from a beam test of a telescope consisting of three planes of single-crystal, diamond pixel detectors. This telescope is a prototype for a proposed small-angle luminosity monitor, the Pixel Luminosity Telescope (PLT), for CMS. We recorded the pixel addresses and pulse heights of all pixels over threshold as well as the fast-or signals from all three telescope planes. We present results on the telescope performance including occupancies, pulse heights, fast-or efficiencies and particle tracking. These results show that the PLT design concept is sound and indicate that the project is ready to proceed with the next phase of carrying out a complete system test.
Publication Date
2009
Citation Information
R. Hall-Wilton, V. Ryjov, M. Pernicka, V. Halyo, et al.. "Performance of a Single-Crystal Diamond-Pixel Telescope" Proceedings of Science (2009)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/stefan_spanier/4/