A High-Resolution TDC-Based Board for a Fully Digital Trigger and Data Acquisition System in the NA62 Experiment at CERN

@article{Pedreschi2014AHT,
  title={A High-Resolution TDC-Based Board for a Fully Digital Trigger and Data Acquisition System in the NA62 Experiment at CERN},
  author={E. Pedreschi and Bruno Angelucci and G. Lamanna and Guido Magazz{\'u} and Jacopo Pinzino and Roberto Piandani and Marco Sozzi and Franco Spinella and Stefano Venditti},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science},
  year={2014},
  volume={62},
  pages={1050-1055}
}
A time-to-digital converter-based system, to be used for most subdetectors in the high-flux rare-decay experiment NA62 at CERN SPS, was built as part of the NA62 fully digital trigger and data acquisition system in which the TDC Board (TDCB) and a general-purpose motherboard (TEL62) will play a fundamental role. While TDCBs, housing four high-performance time-to-digital converters (HPTDCs), measure hit times from subdetectors, the motherboard processes and stores them in a buffer, produces… 

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