An amplifier for VUV photomultiplier operating in cryogenic environment

F. Arneodo, M. L. Benabderrahmane, S. Dahal, A. Di Giovanni, M. D'Inzeo, G. Franchi, L. Pazos Clemens

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Abstract

We present the characterisation of an amplifier potentially interesting for noble liquid detectors. The design has been conceived considering the requirements of low power consumption (less than 30 mW), low noise, amplification factor of 10 at 100 MHz and use of commercial components. The amplifier has been integrated onto an electronic board with a voltage divider to operate an Hamamatsu R11410 photomultiplier tube (used in XENON1T, Aprile et al. (2014) [1] dark matter experiment).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)275-276
Number of pages2
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Volume824
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 11 2016

Keywords

  • Cryogenics
  • Photomultiplier
  • Preamplifier
  • VUV

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation

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