A test beam setup for the characterization of the Geiger-mode avalanche photodiode technology for particle tracking

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Vilella, A; Alonso, A; Trenado, J; Vila, A; Casanova, R; Vos, M; Garrido, L; Dieguez, A;
(2012)
  • Publisher: ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV
  • Journal: NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION A-ACCELERATORS SPECTROMETERS DETECTORS AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT (issn: 0168-9002)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.nima.2012.08.026
  • Subject: Detectors and Experimental Techniques | 3D Interconnection [3.2] | Microelectronics and interconnection technology [3]
    arxiv: Physics::Instrumentation and Detectors | Physics::Accelerator Physics

It is well known that avalanche photodiodes operated in the Geiger mode above the breakdown voltage offer a virtually infinite gain and time accuracy in the picosecond range that can be used for single photon detection. However, their performance in particle detection s... View more