A novel high-efficiency SiPM-based system for Ps-TOF

Mazzuca, Elisabetta (2014) A novel high-efficiency SiPM-based system for Ps-TOF. PhD thesis, University of Trento.

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A novel set up for Positronium Time Of Flight is proposed, using Silicon Photomultipliers (SiPMs) instead of Photomultiplier Tubes. The solution allows us to dramatically increase the compactness of the set up, thus improving the efficiency of 240%. Different configurations of SiPM+scintillators are characterized in order to find the best solution. Also, simulations are provided, together with preliminary tests in the particular application. A compact read-out board for the processing of up to 44 channels has been designed and tested.Further tests, expected in the near future, are needed in order to confirm the simulations and to build the final set up.

Item Type:Doctoral Thesis (PhD)
Doctoral School:Information and Communication Technology
PhD Cycle:XXV
Subjects:Area 09 - Ingegneria industriale e dell'informazione > ING-INF/03 TELECOMUNICAZIONI
Area 09 - Ingegneria industriale e dell'informazione > ING-INF/01 ELETTRONICA
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