CERN 

Silicon Detector Modules for ATLAS Experiment

Coordinating university: Uppsala University, www.uu.se

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Project description
Production of ~1000 silicon semiconductor detector modules/hybrids in Sweden. A module consist of silicon strip sensors readout electronics and data transmission. The sensor module is assembled with high precision (<10 micrometer) using UV and chemical curing glue. Electronics is wire bonded to sensor and readout with 25 micrometer wires. Each module has in total  about 4000 wire connections.

The Swedish production is an in-kind contribution to an international collaboration with several partners. The Scandinavian contribution is done together with groups from Denmark and Norway. The assembly and testing is done in clean room facilities. The work is done in collaboration between industry and academia.

Expertise and production tooling is produced by university. Assembly of modules are done in industry. Wire bonding both in industry and university. Testing done at university.

Team 

Uppsala University:

  • Richard Brenner, Professor specialist in: particle physics instrumentation

  • Lars-Erik Lindquist, Maintenance superintendent, specialist in micro-mechanics and micro-electronics, department of physics and astronomy, high energy physics

Lund University, :

  • Geoffrey Mullier. Postdoc at particle physics specialist in particle physics instrumentation, Faculty of Engineering

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  • Johnny Goncalves, Senior technical project manager, specialist in microelectronics production

Core deliverables
Silicon detector modules

Year
2017-

Total budget
EUR 2 million

Industry involvement 
NOTE

Collaborations

  • Uppsala University

  • Lund university

  • Note


Procurement code
Electronics and radio frequency