An electronic model of the ATLAS Phase-1 Upgrade Hadronic Endcap Calorimeter Front End Crate Baseplane

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dc.contributor.author Porter, Ryan
dc.date.accessioned 2015-08-07T21:41:41Z
dc.date.available 2015-08-07T21:41:41Z
dc.date.copyright 2015 en_US
dc.date.issued 2015-08-07
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1828/6406
dc.description.abstract This thesis presents an electrical model of two pairs of interconnects of the ATLAS Phase-1 Upgrade Hadronic Endcap Front End Crate prototype baseplane. Stripline transmission lines of the baseplane are modeled using Keysight Technologies' Electromagnetic Professional's (EMPro) 3D electromagnetic simulation (Finite Element Method) and the connectors are modeled using built-in models in Keysight Technologies' Advanced Design System (ADS). The model is compared in both the time and frequency domain to measured Time Domain Reflectometer (TDR) traces and S-parameters. The S-parameters of the model are found to be within 5% of the measured S-parameters for transmission and reflection, and range from 25% below to 100% above for forward and backward crosstalk. To make comparisons with measurements, the cables used to connect the prototype HEC baseplane to the measurement system had to be included in the model. Plots of the S-parameters of a model without these cables are presented for one pair of interconnects for which the crosstalk is expected to be the higher than most other interconnects of the baseplane. en_US
dc.language English eng
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.rights Available to the World Wide Web en_US
dc.subject Electronic Model en_US
dc.subject ATLAS en_US
dc.subject Phase-1 Upgrade en_US
dc.subject Hadronic Endcap Calorimeter en_US
dc.subject Front End Crate en_US
dc.subject Baseplane en_US
dc.subject Trigger en_US
dc.title An electronic model of the ATLAS Phase-1 Upgrade Hadronic Endcap Calorimeter Front End Crate Baseplane en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.contributor.supervisor Keeler, Richard K.
dc.degree.department Department of Physics and Astronomy en_US
dc.degree.level Master of Science M.Sc. en_US
dc.description.scholarlevel Graduate en_US
dc.description.proquestcode 0605 en_US
dc.description.proquestcode 0798 en_US

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