Radiation hard cryogenic silicon detectors

L. Casagrande, M. C. Abreu, W. H. Bell, P. Berglund, W. De Boer, E. Borchi, K. Borer, M. Bruzzi, S. Buontempo, S. Chapuy, V. Cindro, P. Collins, N. D'Ambrosio, C. Da Viá, S. Devine, B. Dezillie, Z. Dimcovski, V. Eremin, A. Esposito, V. GranataE. Grigoriev, F. Hauler, E. Heijne, S. Heising, S. Janos, L. Jungermann, I. Konorov, Z. Li, C. Lourenço, M. Mikuz, T. O. Niinikoski, V. O'Shea, S. Pagano, V. G. Palmieuri, S. Paul, S. Pirollo, K. Pretzl, P. Rato, G. Ruggiero, K. Smith, P. Sonderegger, P. Sousa, E. Verbitskaya, S. Watts, M. Zavrtanik

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articlepeer-review

4 Scopus citations

Abstract

It has been recently observed that heavily irradiated silicon detectors, no longer functional at room temperature, "resuscitate" when operated at temperatures below 130K. This is often referred to as the "Lazarus effect". The results presented here show that cryogenic operation represents a new and reliable solution to the problem of radiation tolerance of silicon detectors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)299-303
Number of pages5
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Volume477
Issue number1-3
DOIs
StatePublished - 21 Jan 2002
Event5th International Conference on Position-Sensitive Detectors PSD-5 1999 - London, United Kingdom
Duration: 13 Sep 199917 Sep 1999

Keywords

  • Cryongenic silicon detectors
  • Lazarus effect

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Radiation hard cryogenic silicon detectors'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this