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Detector Control System of the ATLAS Insertable B-Layer

Abstract : To improve tracking robustness and precision of the ATLAS inner tracker an additional fourth pixel layer is foreseen, called Insertable B-Layer (IBL). It will be installed between the innermost present Pixel layer and a new smaller beam pipe and is presently under construction. As, once installed into the experiment, no access is available, a highly reliable control system is required. It has to supply the detector with all entities required for operation and protect it at all times. Design constraints are the high power density inside the detector volume, the sensitivity of the sensors against heatups, and the protection of the front end electronics against transients. We present the architecture of the control system with an emphasis on the CO2 cooling system, the power supply system and protection strategies. As we aim for a common operation of pixel and IBL detector, the integration of the IBL control system into the Pixel one will be discussed as well.
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S. Kersten, P. Kind, K. Lantzsch, P. Mättig, C. Zeitnitz, et al.. Detector Control System of the ATLAS Insertable B-Layer. 13th International Conference on Accelerator and Large Experimental Physics Control Systems, Oct 2011, Grenoble, France. ⟨in2p3-00636348⟩

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