Author: Galatyuk, T.
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WEPGW019 Performance of the CVD Diamond Based Beam Quality Monitoring System in the HADES Experiment at GSI* 2507
  • A. Rost, T. Galatyuk
    TU Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany
  • J. Adamczewski-Musch, S. Linev, J. Pietraszko, M. Sapinski, M. Traxler
    GSI, Darmstadt, Germany
  Funding: Work supported by the DFG through GRK 2128 and VH-NG-823.
The beam quality monitoring of extracted beams from SIS18 at GSI, transported to the HADES experiment is of great importance to ensure a high efficient data recording. The main detector system used for this purpose is the Start-Veto system which consists of two diamond based sensors made of pcCVD and scCVD diamond materials. Both sensors are equipped with a double-sided strip segmented metallization (300 µm width) which allows a position determination of the beam. Those sensors are able to deliver a time precision <100 ps and can handle rate capabilities up to 107 particles/s/channel. Beside the diamond sensors a plastic scintillation based beam halo detector is used. The read-out of the detectors is based on the TRB3 system*. A 264 channel TDC (Time to Digital Converter) is implemented in FPGA technology with 10 ps precision. The TRB3 system serves as a fast and flexible Data Acquisition System (DAQ) with integrated scaler capability. The analysis and online visualization is performed using the Data Acquisition Backbone Core (DABC)** framework. In this contribution the performance of the system, which was used in order to evaluate an Ar and Ag ion beam delivered by the SIS 18 accelerator, will be discussed.
* A. Neiser et al., JINST 8 (2013) C12043
** J. Adamczewski-Musch et al., J.Phys. Conf. Ser. 664 (2015) no.8, 082027
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About • paper received ※ 15 May 2019       paper accepted ※ 22 May 2019       issue date ※ 21 June 2019  
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