Data-driven ASIC for Multichannel Sensors
An approach and its implementation in 0.18 m CMOS process of the multichannel ASIC for capacitive (up to 30 pF) sensors are described in the paper. The main design aim was to study an analog data-driven architecture. The design was done for an analog derandomizing function of the 128 to 16 structure. That means that the ASIC structure should provide a parallel front-end readout of 128 input analog sensor signals and after the corresponding fast commutation with appropriate arbitration logic their processing by means of 16 output chains, including analog-to-digital conversion. The principal feature of the ASIC is a low power consumption within 2 mW/channel (including a 9-bit 20Ms/s ADC) at a maximum average channel hit rate not less than 150 kHz.
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1063176Procedia APA BibTeX Chicago EndNote Harvard JSON MLA RIS XML ISO 690 PDF Downloads 1297
 I. Young, "Analog Mixed-Signal Circuits in Advanced Nano-Scale CMOS Technology for Microprocessors and SoCs", Proceedings of the ESSCIRC 2010, pages 61-70, 2010.
 M. Bohr, "The New Era of Scaling in an SoC World", Solid-State Circuits Conference - Digest of Technical Papers, pages 23-28, 2009.
 M. Manghisoni, L. Ratti, J. Hoff et al., "FSSR2, a self-triggered low noise readout chip for silicon strip detectors", 2005 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record, Vol. 2, pages 896-900, 2005.
 A. Brogna, S. Buzzetti, C. Schmidt et al., "The n-XYTER Reference Manual. Chip version 1.0", http://cbmwiki.gsi.de/pub/Public/PublicNxyter/nXYTER.pdf , Available online.
 G. De Geronimo, P. O'Connor, A. Kandasamy, J. Grosholz, "Advanced Readout ASICs for Multielement CZT Detectors", http://www. instbnl.gov/programs/microelec/PDF/ME-JNL-20.pdf, Available online.
 R. Dugosz, "Asynchronous front-end asic for X-ray medical imaging applications implemented in CMOS 0.18 _m technology", Proceedings of the International Conference Mixed Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems (MIXDES-2008), Poland , pages 627-632, 2008.
 J. Heuser, "Development of a Silicon Tracking and Vertex Detection System for the CBM Experiment at FAIR", NIM Sect. A, Volume 582, Issue 3, Pages 910-915, 2007.
 A. Klyuev, "Ph.D. thesis", https://www.gsi.de/documents/DOC-2011- Jan82-1.pdf , MEPhI, Moscow, 2010, In Russian, Available online.
 E. Atkin, A. Voronin, A. Klyuev and Yu. Bocharov, "A method and integrated circuit for processing random data streams in multichannel experimental physical equipment", Instrum. Exp. Tech., Vol. 53, pages 524-529, 2010.
 M. Kruiskamp and D. Leenaerts, "A CMOS peak detect sample and hold circuit", IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci., Vol. 41, pages 295-298, 1994.
 E. Atkin, Y.Bocharov, V.Butuzov, D.Osipov, A.Simakov, "A Low-Power 9-bit Pipelined CMOS ADC with Amplifier and Comparator Sharing Technique" Poster of ESSCIRC 2011, Helsinki.