PoS - Proceedings of Science

Topical Workshop on Electronics for Particle Physics

TWEPP2019 - (other twepp conferences)
2-6 September 2019
Santiago de Compostela - Spain
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The purpose of the workshop is:
- Present original concepts and results of research and development for electronics relevant to particle physics experiments as well as accelerator and beam instrumentation at future facilities;
- Review the status of electronics for running experiments and accelerators;
- Identify and encourage common efforts for the development of electronics;
- Promote information exchange and collaboration in the relevant engineering and physics communities.

Workshop topics:
- Highly integrated detectors and electronics
- Custom Analogue and Digital Circuits
- Programmable Digital Logic Applications
- Optoelectronic Data Transfer and Control
- Packaging and Interconnect Technologies
- Radiation and Magnetic Tolerant Systems
- Testing and Reliability
- Power Management and Conversion
- Grounding and Shielding
- Design Tools and Methods

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Optoelectronics and Links
Packaging and Interconnects
Power, Grounding and Shielding
Production, Testing and Reliability
Programmable Logic, Design Tools and Methods
Systems, Planning, Installation, Commissioning and Running Experience
Radiation Tolerant Components and Systems
CATIA: APD readout ASIC for the CMS phase 2 ECAL electronics upgrade
PoS(TWEPP2019)001 pdf O. Gevin, P. Baron, M. Dejardin, F. Guilloux and on behalf of the CMS collaboration
Design and test of current-mode DACs for threshold tuning of front-end channels for the High Luminosity LHC
PoS(TWEPP2019)002 pdf L. Gaioni, M. Manghisoni, L. Ratti, V. Re and G. Traversi
A Fault-tolerance Readout Network for High-Density Electrode Array Targeting Neutrinoless Double-Beta Decay Search in TPC
PoS(TWEPP2019)004 pdf L. Xiao, B. You, X. Sun, Y. Mei and G. Huang
Simulation of new charge summing and hit allocation algorithm
PoS(TWEPP2019)007 pdf J. Jirsa, M. Havranek and J. Jakovenko
ATLASpix3 : A high voltage CMOS sensor chip designed for ATLAS Inner Tracker
PoS(TWEPP2019)010 pdf M. Prathapan, R. Schimassek, M. Benoit, R. Casanova, F. Ehrler, A. Meneses, P. Pangaud, D.M.S. Sultan, E. Vilella, A.L. Weber, W. Wong, H. Zhang and I. Peric
A low-power mixed-signal ASIC for readout of SiPM at cryogenic temperature
PoS(TWEPP2019)011 pdf R. Kugathasan
Study of a Triggered, Full Event Zero-Suppressed Front-End Readout Chain operating up to 1 MHz Trigger Rate and Pileup of 300 for CMS Outer Tracker upgrade at HL-LHC
PoS(TWEPP2019)012 pdf S. Scarfi', G. Bergamin, A. Caratelli, L. Caponetto, D. Ceresa, G. Galbit, S. Jain, K. Kloukinas, Y. Leblebici, B. Nodari, S. Viret and on behalf of the CMS Tracker Group
A CANopen based prototype chip for the Detector Control System of the ATLAS ITk Pixel Detector
PoS(TWEPP2019)013 pdf A. Walsemann, R. Ahmad, S. Kersten, P. Kind, N. Lehmann, S. Scholz, C. Zeitnitz, A. Beer, T. Fröse, M. Karagounis, P. Ledüc and S. Yilmaz
Low-power SEE hardening techniques and error rate evaluation in 65nm readout ASICs
PoS(TWEPP2019)015 pdf A. Caratelli, S. Scarfi, G. Bergamin, D. Ceresa, J. De Clerq, K. Kloukinas, Y. Leblebici and on behalf of the CMS Tracker Group
A SiPM Readout Front-end with Fast Pulse Generation and Successive-Approximation Register ADC
PoS(TWEPP2019)016 pdf T. Townsend, Y. Tang and J. Chen
A Monitoring 12-bits Fully Differential Second Order Incremental Delta Sigma Converter ADC for TimePIx4
PoS(TWEPP2019)018 pdf R. Casanova Mohr and T. Wu
Analog front-end characterization of the RD53A chip
PoS(TWEPP2019)021 pdf N. Emriskova
The first ASIC prototype of a 28 nm time-space front-end electronics for real-time tracking
PoS(TWEPP2019)022 pdf L. Piccolo, A. Rivetti, S. Cadeddu, L. Casu, A. Lai, M. Barbaro, C. Napoli, S. Sonedda, L. Frontini, V. Liberali, A. Stabile and J. Shojaii
FAST: a 30 ps time resolution front-end ASIC for a 4D tracking system based on Ultra-Fast Silicon Detectors
PoS(TWEPP2019)023 pdf F. Fausti, J. Olave and N. Cartiglia
VMM3a: an ASIC for tracking detectors
PoS(TWEPP2019)025 pdf C. Bakalis and On behalf of the ATLAS Muon Collaboration
Continuous Integration of FPGA Designs for CMS
PoS(TWEPP2019)028 pdf R. Glein, A. Perloff and K. Ulmer
The lpGBTIA, a 2.5 Gbps Radiation-Tolerant Optical Receiver using InGaAs photodetector
PoS(TWEPP2019)030 pdf M. Menouni, R. Francisco, L. Olantera, J. Troska, C. Sigaud, S. Detraz, C. Soos, F. Vasey and P. Moreira
The lpGBT PLL and CDR Architecture, Performance and SEE Robustness
PoS(TWEPP2019)034 pdf S. Biereigel, S. Kulis, R. Francisco, P.V. Leitao, P. Leroux, P. Moreira and J. Prinzie
CLICTD: A monolithic HR-CMOS sensor chip for the CLIC silicon tracker
PoS(TWEPP2019)039 pdf I. Kremastiotis, R. Ballabriga, K. Dort, N. Egidos, M. Munker and On behalf of the CLICdp collaboration
DECAL: A Reconfigurable Monolithic Active Pixel Sensor for use in Calorimetry and Tracking
PoS(TWEPP2019)040 pdf S. Benhammadi, J. Dopke, N. Guerrini, P. Phillips, I. Sedgwick, G. Villani, F. Wilson, Z. Zhang, M. Warren, P.P. Allport, R. Bosley, S. Flynn, L. Gonella, I. Kopsalis, K. Nikolopoulos, T. Price, N. Watson, A. Winter and S. Worm
ALTIROC1, a 25 pico-second time resolution ASIC for the ATLAS High Granularity Timing Detector (HGTD)
PoS(TWEPP2019)042 pdf N. Seguin-Moreau, S. Conforti, P. Dinaucourt, C. de La Taille, G. Martin-Chassard, C. Agapopoulou, N. Makovec, L. Serin, S. Sacerdoti, A. Dragone, B. Markovic, C. Milke, L. Ruckman, A. Schwartzman, D. Su, D. Gong, J. Ye and W. Zhou
Development of RD50-MPW2: a high-speed monolithic HV-CMOS prototype chip within the CERN-RD50 collaboration
PoS(TWEPP2019)045 pdf C. Zhang, G. Casse, N. Massari, E. Vilella and J. Vossebeld
A Clock and Data Recovery Circuit for the ALTAS/CMS HL-LHC Pixel Front End Chip in 65 nm CMOS Technology
PoS(TWEPP2019)046 pdf K. Moustakas, P. Rymaszewski, T. Hemperek, H. Krüger, M. Vogt, T. Wang and N. Wermes
A 4-Channel 10-Gbps/ch CMOS VCSEL Array Driver with on-chip Charge Pumps
PoS(TWEPP2019)048 pdf J. Ye, X. Huang, D. Gong, Q. Sun, C. Chen, D. Guo, S. Hou, G. Huang, S. Kulis, C. Liu, T.C. Liu, P. Moreira, A. Sánchez Rodríguez, H. Sun, J. Troska, L. Xiao, L. Zhang and W. Zhang
LAUROC1 : Liquid Argon Upgrade Read Out Chip
PoS(TWEPP2019)049 pdf C. De La Taille, S. Blin, S. Conforti, P. Dinaucourt, G. Martin-Chassard, N. Seguin-Moreau, K. AlKhoury, L. Duflot, N. Morange, L. Serin, S. Simion, H.H. Chen, M. Dabrovski and H. Liu
Optoelectronics and Links
Key Building Block Optimization for High- Performance Transceivers: Multimode Interferometers from Conventional to Sub- Wavelength Regime
PoS(TWEPP2019)050 pdf Y. Zhang, M. Schneider, D. Karnick, L. Eisenblätter, T. Kühner and M. Weber
First 10Gb/s Transmission with radiation-hardened Silicon Photonic Mach-Zehnder Modulators in a Full Transmission System
PoS(TWEPP2019)053 pdf M. Schneider, Y. Zhang, D. Karnick, L. Eisenblätter, T. Kühner and M. Weber
Readout and Trigger Electronics for the Triple-GEM Detectors of the CMS GE2/1 System
PoS(TWEPP2019)054 pdf M. Matveev and on behalf of the CMS MUON group
Versatile Link+ Transceiver Production Readiness
PoS(TWEPP2019)055 pdf L. Olantera, J. Blanc, S. Detraz, A. Fetzer, A. Kraxner,, C. Scarcella, C. Sigaud, C. Soos, J. Troska, F. Vasey, P. Gui, L. Fang, A. Prosser and A. Weidberg
A Precision Pure Clock Distribution System
PoS(TWEPP2019)056 pdf R. Rusack, J. Brashear, E. Frahm, S. Jain and R. Saradhy
TCLink: A Timing Compensated High-Speed Optical Link for the HL-LHC experiments
PoS(TWEPP2019)057 pdf E. Brandao De Souza Mendes, S. Baron and M. Taylor
Packaging and Interconnects
Development of an Optical Readout Hybrid for the CMS Outer Tracker Upgrade
PoS(TWEPP2019)058 pdf N. Rasevic, G. Blanchot, S. Baron, M. Kovacs, S. Kulis, D. Porret, A. Zografos and on behalf of the CMS collaboration
Power hybrids for silicon modules with macro-pixel and strip sensors for the CMS Phase-2 tracker upgrade
PoS(TWEPP2019)059 pdf K. Klein, A. Bogner, L. Feld, W. Karpinski, M. Lipinski, I. Oezen, A.J. Pauls, G. Pierschel, M. Preuten, M. Wlochal and on behalf of the CMS Tracker Group
Prototyping of Hybrid Circuits for the CMS Phase-2 Outer Tracker Upgrade at the HL-LHC
PoS(TWEPP2019)060 pdf G. Blanchot, A. Honma, M. Kovacs, N. Rasevic, A. La Rosa, A. Zografos, T. Gadek and on behalf of the CMS collaboration
Power, Grounding and Shielding
Upgrade of the ATLAS Tile Calorimeter High Voltage System
PoS(TWEPP2019)062 pdf A. Da Silva Gomes, J.S. Augusto, F. Cuim, G. Evans, R. Fernandez, L. Gurriana and F. Martins
The powering concept of the Silicon Tracking System for CBM@FAIR
PoS(TWEPP2019)063 pdf P. Koczon, C. J. Schmidt, U. Frankenfeld, R. Kapell, J. Lehnert, A. Lymanets,, O. Maragoto Rodriguez, A. R. Rodriguez and K. Kasinski
RD53A chip susceptibility to electromagnetic conducted noise
PoS(TWEPP2019)064 pdf A. Pradas, F. Arteche, C. Esteban, F.J. Arcega, E. Jiménez, D. Koukola, S. Orfanelli and J. Christiansen
Powering of the CMS Phase-2 Upgraded Tracker
PoS(TWEPP2019)066 pdf A. Cassese and on behalf of the CMS Tracker Group
Stabilization and Protection of the Shunt-LDO regulator for the HL-LHC pixel detector upgrades
PoS(TWEPP2019)067 pdf J. Kampkoetter, M. Karagounis, A. Stiller, G. Traversi, A. Pradas Luengo, D. Koukola and S. Orfanelli
63U ATCA rack thermal performance and its integration in the undergound areas
PoS(TWEPP2019)068 pdf M.T. Kalinowski, C. Bortolin and B. Ulaszewska
The bPOL12V DCDC converter for HL-LHC trackers: towards production readiness
PoS(TWEPP2019)070 pdf F. Faccio, S. Michelis, G. Blanchot, G. Ripamonti and A. Cristiano
2.5V step-down DCDCs: a radiation-hard solution for power conversion
PoS(TWEPP2019)071 pdf G. Ripamonti, S. Michelis, F. Faccio, S. Saggini, M. Ursino, G. Blanchot, S. Caregari, A. Koukab and M. Kayal
Production, Testing and Reliability
Automated assembly of large double-sided microstrip detectors of the CBM Silicon Tracking System at FAIR
PoS(TWEPP2019)072 pdf P. Pfistner, T. Blank, R. Speck, M. Weber and on behalf of the CBM Collaboration
KARATE - a setup for high rate tests on the CMS Outer Tracker 2S module readout chain
PoS(TWEPP2019)074 pdf S. Maier, A. Dierlamm, U. Husemann, T. Muller and on behalf of the CMS Tracker Group
Production, Quality Control and Performance of VFAT3 Front-end Hybrids for the CMS GE1/1 Upgrade
PoS(TWEPP2019)080 pdf A. Irshad, P. Aspell, L.F. Ramirez Garcia, M. Hayat, G. De Lentdecker, F. Licciulli, P. Mastrapasqua, H. Petrow, F. Robert, T. Tuuva, G. De Robertis and on behalf of the CMS MUON group
The Engineering, Production and Quality Assurance of the Inner Barrel Staves for the Upgrade of the ALICE Inner Tracking System
PoS(TWEPP2019)081 pdf A. Junique and on behalf of the ALICE collaboration
A High Throughput Production Scale Front-End Hybrid Test System for the CMS Phase-2 Tracker Upgrade
PoS(TWEPP2019)082 pdf M.I. Kovacs, G. Blanchot, R. Gajanec, N. Rasevic, A. Zografos, D. Di Croce, P. Baesso, M. Haranko, J. De Clercq and I. Makarenko
Programmable Logic, Design Tools and Methods
Implementation of a CANbus interface for the Detector Control System in the ALICE ITS Upgrade
PoS(TWEPP2019)083 pdf S.V. Nesbo, J. Alme, M. Bonora, M. Rentsch Ersdal, P. Giubilato, H. Helstrup, M. Lupi, G. Aglieri Rinella, D. Röhrich, J. Schambach, A. Velure and S. Yuan
Throttling Studies for the CBM Self-triggered Readout
PoS(TWEPP2019)085 pdf X. Gao, D. Emschermann, J. Lehnert and W.F.J. Müller
Readiness of the ATLAS Tile Calorimeter link daughterboard for the High Luminosity LHC era
PoS(TWEPP2019)087 pdf E. Valdes Santurio, S. Silverstein and C. Bohm
Development of Readout Electronics for a Digital Tracking Calorimeter
PoS(TWEPP2019)090 pdf O.S. Groettvik, J. Alme, R. Barthel, T. Bodova, V. Borshchov, A. van den Brink, V. Eikeland, A. Herland, N. Van Der Kolk, S. Voigt Nesbø, T. Peitzmann, D. Röhrich, G. Tambave, I. Tymchuk, K. Ullaland, S. Yang and on behalf of the Bergen pCT Collaboration
Development of the Compact Processing Module for the ATLAS Tile Calorimeter Phase-II Upgrade
PoS(TWEPP2019)092 pdf F. Carrió Argos and A.V. Biot
Multi-channel time-tagging module for fast-timing Resistive Plate Chamber detectors
PoS(TWEPP2019)093 pdf X. Chen, C. Combaret, C. Girerd, C. Guerin, I. Laktineh, X. Lin-Ma, L. Mirabito and G.n. Lu
Highly-linear FPGA-based Data Acquisition System for Multi-channel SiPM Readout
PoS(TWEPP2019)094 pdf T. Townsend, Y. Tang and J. Chen
Systems, Planning, Installation, Commissioning and Running Experience
MARTA’s (Muon Array with RPC for Tagging Air showers) DAQ system
PoS(TWEPP2019)098 pdf R. Luz, P. Abreu, S. Andringa, P. Assisa, A. Blanco, P. Brogueira, V. Barbosa Martins, N. Carolino, L. Cazon, M. Cerda, G. Cernicchiaro, R. Conceição, O. Cunha, R. de Almeida, V. de Souza, C. Dobrigkeit, C. Espirito Santo, M. Ferreira, P. Fonte, U. Giaccari, O. Lippmann, L. Lopes, L. Mendes, J. Nogueira, A. Pereira, M. Pimenta, R. Prado, P.O. Mazur, J. Ridky, R. Sarmento, R. Shellard, B. Tome, P. Travnicek, J. Vicha, H. Wolters and E. Zas
Hardware production quality control for the ATLAS Phase-I readout upgrade
PoS(TWEPP2019)099 pdf F. Alfonsi and on behalf of the ATLAS TDAQ Collaboration
Caribou – A versatile data acquisition system
PoS(TWEPP2019)100 pdf T. Vanat and On behalf of the CLICdp collaboration
Back-end firmware for the LHCb VELO upgrade phase I
PoS(TWEPP2019)101 pdf A. Fernandez Prieto and P. Vázquez Regueiro
First results from the CIC data aggregation ASIC for the Phase 2 CMS Outer Tracker
PoS(TWEPP2019)102 pdf B. Nodari, G. Bergamin, L. Caponetto, A. Caratelli, D. Ceresa, J. De Clercq, G. Galbit, S. Jain, K. Kloukinas, S. Scarfi, S. Seif El Nasr-Storey Sebastien Viret and on behalf of the CMS Tracker Group
New Quench Detection System to Enhance Protection of the Individually Powered Magnets in the Large Hadron Collider
PoS(TWEPP2019)103 pdf S. Haas, R. Denz, A. Siemko, J. Spasic and J. Steckert
Test results of a Flexible Printed Circuit for the ATLAS High Granularity Timing Detector
PoS(TWEPP2019)107 pdf M. Robles Manzano, P. Bernhard, A. Brogna, F. Greiner, A. Kurt, L. Masetti, P. Plattner, on behalf of the HGTD community and Q. Weitzel
Commissioning High-speed readout for the LHCb VELO Upgrade
PoS(TWEPP2019)109 pdf K. Hennessy and on behalf of the LHCb collaboration and VELO group
High-Precision Luminosity Instrumentation for the CMS Experiment at the HL-LHC
PoS(TWEPP2019)110 pdf A. Ruede, G. Auzinger, A. Dabrowski, C. Oropeza Barrera and J. Cordero Mercado
First measurements with the CMS DAQ and Timing Hub prototype-1
PoS(TWEPP2019)111 pdf J. Hegeman, R. Blažek, U. Behrens, J. Branson, P. Brummer, S. Cittolin, D. Da Silva-Gomes, G.L. Darle, C. Deldicque, M. Dobson, N. Doualot, J.R. Fulcher, D. Gigi, M. Gladki, F. Glege, G. Gomez-Ceballos, M. Hansen, D. Jevtić, W. Li, A. Mecionis, F. Meijers, E. Meschi, R. K. Mommsen, K. Mor, S. Morovic, V. O’Dell, L. Orsini, I. Papakrivopoulos, C. Paus, A. Petrucci, M. Pieri, D. Rabady, K. Raychino, A. Racz, A. Rodriguez-Garcia, H. Sakulin, C. Schwick, D. Šimelevičius, P. Soursos, A. Stahl, M. Stankevicius, U. Suthakar, J. Troska, C. Vazquez-Velez, A. Zahid and P. Zejdl
The upgraded readout electronics of the CMS ECAL: system overview
PoS(TWEPP2019)112 pdf S. Cometti and on behalf of the CMS collaboration
Integration, Commissioning and First Experience of ALICE ITS Control and Readout Electronics
PoS(TWEPP2019)113 pdf A. Velure and on behalf of the ALICE collaboration
First lpGBT-based prototype of the End-of-Substructure (EoS) card for the ATLAS Strip Tracker Upgrade
PoS(TWEPP2019)114 pdf C. Wanotayaroj, A. Boebel, H. Ceslik, H. Colbow, J.M. Keaveney, M. Dam, S. Diez, P. Goettlicher, J. Oechsle, M. Stanitzki and J. Wolff
The OBDT board: A prototype for the Phase 2 Drift Tubes on detector electronics
PoS(TWEPP2019)115 pdf J. Javier Sastre-Álvaro, A. Triossi, A. Bergnoli, A. Griggio, D. Redondo Ferrero and on behalf of the CMS MUON group
A Muon Telescope as Demonstrator of the JUNO Top Tracker Detector
PoS(TWEPP2019)116 pdf A. Triossi, J.P.A.M. de Andre, E. Baussan, M. Dracos, L.N. Kalousis, L.F. Piñeres Rico, P. Poussot, M. Szeleźniak, J. Wurtz and on behalf of the JUNO collaboration
Electronics System of the CMS GE1/1 Muon Upgrade and Lessons Learned From the Slice Test During the 2017-2018 LHC Runs
PoS(TWEPP2019)118 pdf E.R. Starling and on behalf of the CMS MUON group
The Digitizer ReAdout Controller (DIRAC) of the Mu2e electromagnetic calorimeter at Fermilab
PoS(TWEPP2019)119 pdf E. Elena Pedreschi, F. Cervelli, S. Di Falco, S. Donati, L. Morescalchi, F. Raffaelli, F. Spinella, S. Ceravolo, G. Corradi, E. Diociaiuti, R. Donghia, S. Giovannella,, F. Happacher, M. Martini, S. Miscetti, D. Pasciuto and I. Sarra
The APOLLO ATCA Platform
PoS(TWEPP2019)120 pdf E.S. Hazen, A. Albert, J. Butler, Z. Demiragli, K. Finelli, D. Gastler, E. Hazen, J. Rohlf, S. Yuan, T. Costa de Paiva, V. Martinez Outschoorn, S. Willocq, C. Strohman, P. Wittich, R. Glein and K. Ulmer
Module and System Test Development for the Phase-2 ATLAS ITk Pixel Upgrade
PoS(TWEPP2019)122 pdf L. Meng and on behalf of the ATLAS collaboration
Radiation Tolerant Components and Systems
Study of SEU effects in circuits developed in 110 nm CMOS technology
PoS(TWEPP2019)126 pdf D. Calvo, P. De Remigis, M. Fisichella, R. Wheadon, A. Zambanini, S. Mattiazzo, E. Verroi and F. Tommasino
Design of a 4 ps radiation hardened TDC with an improved interpolation technique
PoS(TWEPP2019)127 pdf B. Van Bockel, J. Prinzie and P. Leroux
Design of Finite State Machines for SRAM-based FPGAs operated in radiation field
PoS(TWEPP2019)129 pdf M. Lupi, P. Giubilato, M. Bonora and K.M. Sielewicz
Triple-Modular Redundancy Deployment Optimization in the Sensor Readout System of the CBM Micro Vertex Detector
PoS(TWEPP2019)131 pdf Y. Zhao, A. Himmi, F. Morel, C. Hu-Guo, J. Baudot and Y. Hu
External scrubber implementation for the ALICE ITS Readout Unit
PoS(TWEPP2019)136 pdf M.R. Ersdal
Increased radiation tolerance of CMOS sensors with small collection electrodes through accelerated charge collection
PoS(TWEPP2019)137 pdf V. Dao
ATLAS Level-0 Endcap Muon Trigger for HL-LHC
PoS(TWEPP2019)139 pdf Y. Kano and on behalf of the ATLAS collaboration
Hardware Demonstrator Of The Phase-II ATLAS MDT Trigger Processor
PoS(TWEPP2019)141 pdf D. Cieri and on behalf of the ATLAS collaboration
Triggering on electrons, photons, tau leptons, jets and energy sums with the CMS Level-1 trigger
PoS(TWEPP2019)144 pdf S. Laurila and on behalf of the CMS collaboration
Realization of a state machine based detection for Track Segments in the Trigger System of the Belle II Experiment
PoS(TWEPP2019)145 pdf K.L. Unger, S. Bähr, J. Becker, Y. Iwasaki, K. Kim and Y.T. Lai
Upgrade of the ATLAS MDT Readout and Trigger for the HL-LHC
PoS(TWEPP2019)146 pdf R. Richter and on behalf of the ATLAS collaboration
Overview of the HL-LHC Upgrade for the CMS Level-1 Trigger
PoS(TWEPP2019)147 pdf S. Bologna and on behalf of the CMS collaboration
FPGA implementation of a histogram-based parent bunch-crossing identification for the Drift Tubes chambers of the CMS experiment
PoS(TWEPP2019)149 pdf N. Pozzobon, F. Montecassiano, P. Zotto and on behalf of the CMS collaboration
A multi-channel trigger and acquisition board for TDC-based readout: application to the cosmic rays detector of the PolarQuEEEst 2018 project.
PoS(TWEPP2019)150 pdf R. Travaglini, G. Balbi, D. Cavazza, D. Falchieri, M. Garbini, I. Gnesi, L. Lombardo, M.N. Mazziotta, S. Meneghini, F. Noferini, C. Pellegrino, O. Pinazza, G. Torromeo, C. Veri and on behalf of the EEE Collaboration