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The NOvA power distribution system

Dukes, E. C. and Ehrlich, R. and Goadhouse, S. and Mualem, L. and Norman, A. and Tesarek, R. (2018) The NOvA power distribution system. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 902 . pp. 123-137. ISSN 0168-9002. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20180626-151733754

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Abstract

We describe the power distribution systems and grounding schemes built for the near and far detectors of the NOvA long-baseline neutrino experiment. They are used to power the avalanche photodiodes and their thermoelectric coolers, the front-end boards that read out, digitize and time stamp the signals from the avalanche photodiodes, and the data concentrator modules used to receive and format the data from the front-end boards before sending them to a farm of computers used to build the events. The system powers 344, 064 readout channels in the far detector and 20, 192 channels in the near detector.


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Additional Information:© 2018 Elsevier. Received 8 April 2018, Revised 16 May 2018, Accepted 8 June 2018, Available online 22 June 2018.
Subject Keywords:NOvA; Power distribution system; Fermilab; Neutrino physics
Record Number:CaltechAUTHORS:20180626-151733754
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Official Citation:E.C. Dukes, R. Ehrlich, S. Goadhouse, L. Mualem, A. Norman, R. Tesarek, The NOvA power distribution system, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, Volume 902, 2018, Pages 123-137, ISSN 0168-9002, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2018.06.021. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168900218307423).
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