Detector Readout Electronics
CDT has designed the detectors for neutron instrumentation around the 64 channel charge sensitive readout ASIC CIPix 1.1 designed and developed at the ASIC laboratory of Universität Heidelberg. The pre-amplifier and shaper circuitry was developed by Dr. Ulrich Trunk for the HELIX chip and later transfered to the CIPix.
The CDRE System is an upgrade to CDRS employing the Xilinx Serial 7 Artix device. It has been designed to comply with ESS DAQ necessities and is equipped with a high performance jitter cleaning device that will allow the distribution and synchronization of a global time stamp to the CDRE devices in the field.