New ROIC/ASIC Development and Prototype Systems

During the year 2016 the IDEAS team has been working on ROIC/ASIC development and prototype systems. The systems are available now:

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New IDEAS ASICs in 2016

In the year 2016 the IDEAS team has worked on new ASICs for the readout of radiation detectors and imaging sensors:

  • IDE3380 – SiPM array readout ASIC, SIPHRA, (more)
  • IDE8410 – Image sensor readout controller, NIRCA, (Proc. SPIE DSS 2016)
  • IDE3466 – Space radiation monitor readout for ESA JUICE RADEM, (Proc. SPIE Astro. 2016)
  • IDE1163 – GEM readout,  gas electron multipliers, for BM@N
  • VATAGP9 – Silicon strip readout, 256 channels, for AEGIS at CERN

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Powered by IDEAS ICs: CPT-SCOPE takes to the skies

On October 10, 2015 at 09:16:54 UTC the BEXUS 20 stratospheric balloon was launched from Esrange in Kiruna, northern-Sweden. On-board was the CPT-SCOPE instrument developed by students from Norway and Germany alongside two other student experiments HACORD (Belgium) and COSPA (Germany). The CPT-SCOPE team was the first Norwegian participation selected by European space experts for the Swedish-German BEXUS program which is supported by ESA and other organisations.

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