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A precision device needs precise simulation: Software description of the CBM Silicon Tracking System

CBM Collaboration; Malygina, Hanna; Friese, Volker; Bähr, Steffen; Balzer, Matthias; Becker, Jürgen; Blank, Thomas; Caselle, Michele; Sidorenko, Vladimir; Trifonova, Ekatarina; Unger, Kai Lukas; Weber, Marc

Abstract (englisch):
Precise modelling of detectors in simulations is the key to the understanding of their performance, which, in turn, is a prerequisite for the proper design choice and, later, for the achievement of valid physics results. In this report, we describe the implementation of the Silicon Tracking System (STS), the main tracking device of the CBM experiment, in the CBM software environment. The STS makes uses of double-sided silicon micro-strip sensors with double metal layers. We present a description of transport and detector response simulation, including all relevant physical effects like charge creation and drift, charge collection, cross-talk and digitization. Of particular importance and novelty is the description of the time behavior of the detector, since its readout will not be externally triggered but continuous. We also cover some aspects of local reconstruction, which in the CBM case has to be performed in real-time and thus requires high-speed algorithms.


Verlagsausgabe §
DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000139912
Veröffentlicht am 15.11.2021
Originalveröffentlichung
DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/898/4/042022
Cover der Publikation
Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Prozessdatenverarbeitung und Elektronik (IPE)
Institut für Technik der Informationsverarbeitung (ITIV)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Publikationsmonat/-jahr 10.2017
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 1742-6588, 1742-6596
KITopen-ID: 1000139912
HGF-Programm 54.02.03 (POF III, LK 01) ASICs und Integrationstechnologien
Erschienen in Journal of Physics: Conference Series
Verlag IOP Publishing
Band 898
Seiten Art.-Nr.: 042022
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