11-15 February 2013
Vienna University of Technology
Europe/Vienna timezone

GASTONE64 a new front-end ASIC for the cylindrical GEM Inner Tracker of KLOE experiment at DAFNE

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Vienna University of Technology

Vienna University of Technology

Gußhausstraße 25-29, 1040 Wien (Vienna), Austria
Board: 94
Poster Electronics


Flavio Loddo (INFN-BARI)


A 64-channel mixed analog-digital ASIC named GASTONE64 has been developed to readout the cylindrical GEM inner tracking detector of the KLOE apparatus at the e+e- DAFNE collider. It has been designed in the CMOS 0.35 µm technology and each analog channel is made of preamplifier, shaper and discriminator. The expected input charge ranges between few fC up to 40 fC, thus the charge sensitivity is set to 20 mV/fC while the equivalent input noise charge (ENC) is 800 e- + 40 e-/pF. The discriminated signals are read-out serially at 100 MBit/s using LVDS levels. The power consumption is about 3.6 mW/channel. After the successful tests on prototypes, the chip has been fully produced as well as the front-end boards to fully equip the detector. The test results of the measurements both on the test bench and on the detector will be shown.
quote your primary experiment KLOE

Primary author

Flavio Loddo (INFN-BARI)


Alessandro Balla (Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati (LNF)) Alessandro Pelosi (Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare Sezione di Roma 1) Antonio Budano (Roma Tre Universita Degli Studi (IT)) Antonio Di Domenico (Universita e INFN, Roma I (IT)) Antonio Ranieri (Universita e INFN (IT)) Danilo Domenici (Istituto Nazionale Fisica Nucleare (IT)) Mr Edisher Tshadadze (Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati (LNF) - INFN (IT)) Erika De Lucia (Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati (LNF)-Istituto Nazionale Fisic) Dr Giampiero Fanizzi (Universita' and INFN, Bari (IT)) Gianfranco Morello (Univ. degli Studi della Calabria) Giovanni Bencivenni (Istituto Nazionale Fisica Nucleare (IT)) Giulietto Felici (Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati (LNF)) Giuseppe De Robertis (Universita e INFN (IT)) Jing Dong (INFN) Ms Lina Quintieri (Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati (LNF) - INFN (IT)) Mr Manlio Capodiferro (Universita' and INFN, Roma I (IT)) Maurizio Gatta (Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare Sezione di Roma 1) Mr Maurizio Mongelli (INFN Bari (IT)) Nicola Lacalamita (Universita e INFN (IT)) Dr Paolo Branchini (Roma Tre Universita Degli Studi (IT)) Paolo Ciambrone (Istituto Nazionale Fisica Nucleare (IT)) Mr Raffaele Liuzzi (INFN Bari (IT)) Stefano Cerioni (Istituto Nazionale Fisica Nucleare (IT)) Mr Vincenzo Valentino (INFN Bari (IT))

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