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SPACIROC2: A Front-End Readout ASIC for the JEM-EUSO observatory

Abstract : The SPACIROC ASIC family is designed for the JEM-EUSO observatory onboard of the International Space Station (ISS). This rad-hard ASIC is proposed for reading out the 64-channel Multi-Anode Photomultipliers which will equip the detection surface. Two main features of this ASIC are the photon counting mode for each input and the charge-to-time conversion for the multiplexed channels. SPACIROC1 was submitted in 2010 and showed global good behavior. A second version of SPACIROC has been designed to fix bugs and improve global consumption. Design and the test results of SPACIROC2 are presented in this paper.
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S. Ahmad, P. Barrillon, S. Blin, S. Dagoret Campagne, C. de la Taille, et al.. SPACIROC2: A Front-End Readout ASIC for the JEM-EUSO observatory. Topical Workshop on Electronics for Particle physics (TWEPP 2012), Sep 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom. pp.C01006, ⟨10.1088/1748-0221/8/01/C01006⟩. ⟨in2p3-00747600⟩



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