Research

Development of pixel readout integrated circuits for high rate and radiation. Work is currently in the context of the RD53 collaboration. Topics include:
    * General chip architecture and functionality [1].
    * Understanding data rates and potential for data compression [2], [3], [4].
    * Maximizing high speed data transmission on low mass cables by implementing advanced equalization techniques not previously used in HEP, such as a receiver with Decision Feedback Equalization [5]
    * Development and testing of FE65-P2 prototype [6],[20]
    * RD53A chip [21]
    * Real time threshold equalization [22]

Hybrid pixel detector systems
    * Modules and serial powered chains [7]
    * Carbon composite mechanics [8]
    * Review article co-authored with N. Wermes [27]

"Electronic Bubble Chamber" (long clusters in pixel modules)
    * Long barrel layer proposal for ATLAS Phase 2 upgrade [9]
    * Luminosity measurement witth pixel clusters in ATLAS Run 2 [10] [23]
    * Machine learning recognition of cluster shapes [11]
    * Binary readout resolution from cluster chapes [24]
    * Low energy electron tracking for gamma ray detection [25]

Other uses of hybrid pixels
    * Gas TPC readout with GEM + pixel chip [13], [14], [27]
    * Pixel readout for LAr TPC [15]

Monolithic CMOS sensors for particle detection
    * High Voltage and Plain CMOS complex logic, rad hard MAPS [16], [17]
    * SBIR award with Sensor Creations, Inc.  [18]

Investigation of particle physics algorithms on neuromorphic computing architectures
    * IBM True North Chip [19]

Other instumentation development
    * CMB detectors [26]
    * Quantum sensors
    * Low mass dark matter detectors 


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