The VFAT3-Comm-Port: a complete communication port for front-end ASICs intended for use within the high luminosity radiation environments of the LHC
Dabrowski, Mariusz P. × Aspell, Paul Bonacini, Sandro Ciaglia, Dimitri De Lentdecker, Gilles De Robertis, Giuseppe Kloukinas, Kostas Kupiainen, Marko Leroux, Paul Tavernier, Filip Talvitie, Joonas Petteri Tuuva, Tuure #
IOP Publishing Ltd
Journal of Instrumentation vol:10 issue:3 pages:1-8
Topical Workshop on Electronics for Particle Physics location:Aix en Provence, France date:22–26 September 2014
This paper presents the VFAT3 Comm-Port (V3CP), which offers a single port for all communication to and from a front-end ASIC within the HL-LHC environment. This includes synchronization to the LHC clock, slow control communication, the execution of fast control commands and the readout of data.