Cryogenic Characterization of FBK RGB-HD SiPMs

Jocelyn Monroe

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Abstract

We report on the cryogenic characterization of Red Green Blue - High Density (RGB-HD) SiPMs developed at Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK) as part of the DarkSide program of dark matter searches with liquid argon time projection chambers. A cryogenic setup was used to operate the SiPMs at varying temperatures and a custom data acquisition system and analysis software were used to precisely characterize the primary dark noise, the correlated noise, and the gain of the devices. We demonstrate that FBK RGB-HD SiPMs with low quenching resistance (RGB-HD-LRq) can be operated from 40 K to 300 K with gains in the range 105 to 106 and noise rates at a level of around 1 Hz/mm2.
Original languageEnglish
Article numberP09030
Pages (from-to)1-11
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Instrumentation
Volume12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 26 Sept 2017
  • DEAP/CLEAN Dark Matter Search

    Monroe, J., Nikkel, J. A., Kemp, A., La Zia, F., Seeburn, N., Butcher, A., Fatemighomi, N. & Walding, J.

    1/09/1131/08/20

    Project: Research

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