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May 21 – 26, 2017
Beijing International Convention Center
Asia/Shanghai timezone

Integration and testing of the DAQ system for the CMS phase 1 pixel upgrade

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Beijing International Convention Center

Beijing International Convention Center

No.8 Beichen Dong Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing P. R. China 100101
oral Trigger and data acquisition systems


Jordan Tucker (C)


The CMS pixel detector phase 1 upgrade in 2017 requires an upgraded DAQ to accept higher data rates. A new DAQ system has been developed based on a combination of custom and standard microTCA parts. Custom mezzanines on FC7 AMCs provide a front-end driver for readout, and front-end controller for configuration, clock and trigger. The DAQ system is undergoing a series of integration tests including readout of the pilot pixel detector already installed in CMS, checkout of the phase 1 detector during its assembly, and testing with the CMS central DAQ. This paper describes the DAQ system with a focus on the hardware components, the firmware architecture, and the online and calibration software.

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