The Collider Detector at Fermilab (CDF) Silicon Vertex Tracker (SVT) is a device that works inside the CDF Level 2 trigger to find and fit tracks in real time using the central silicon vertex detector information. SVT starts from tracks found by the Level 1 central chamber fast trigger and adds the silicon information to compute transverse track parameters with offline quality in about 15 mus. The CDF SVT is fully installed and functional and has been exercised with real data during the spring and summer 2001. It is a complex digital device of more than 100 VME boards that performs a dramatic data reduction (only about one event in a thousand is accepted by the trigger). Diagnosing rare failures poses a special challenge and SVT internal data flow is monitored by dedicated hardware and software. This paper briefly covers the SVT architecture and design and reports on the SVT building/commissioning experience (hardware and software) and on the first results from the initial running. (C) 2002 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.
|Autori interni:||DELL'ORSO, MAURO|
|Autori:||Ashmanskas B; Barchiesi A; Bardi A; Bari M; Baumgart M; Belforte S; Berryhill J; Bogdan M; Carosi R; Cerri A; Chlachidze G; Culberston R; Dell'Orso M; Donati S; Fiori I; Frisch H; Galeotti S; Giannetti P; Glagolev V; Leger A; Liu Y; Meschi E; Moneta L; Morsani F; Nakaya T; Punzi G; Rescigno M; Ristori L; Sanders H; Sarkar S; Semenov A; Shochet M; Speer T; Spinella F; Vataga H; Wu X; Yang U; Zanello L; Zanetti AM|
|Titolo:||Initial Experience with the CDF SVT Trigger|
|Anno del prodotto:||2003|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||10.1016/S0168-9002(02)02034-X|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|