TITLE

The FADC readout of the MAGIC telescope

AUTHOR(S)
Cortina, J.; Lorenz, E.; Mirzoyan, R.
PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 515 Issue 1, p363
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The MAGIC Telescope will use FADCs to sample the camera pixel signals. This allows to analyze features of the Cherenkov time pulses with ∼1 ns resolution and to minimize data taking deadtime and noise. Here we report on the first tests of a 300 MHz FADC 32-channel unit and on some special solutions for enlarging the signal’s dynamical range. In the long run MAGIC will be provided with >1 GHz FADCs in order to profit from the full speed capabilities of the PMs in use [1 ns FWHM]. © 2000 American Institute of Physics.
ACCESSION #
6028234

 

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