Proton Calorimetry/Meetings/2021/02/17

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Minutes for UCL Proton Calorimetry Meetings, 17th February


Simon Jolly, Raffaella Radogna, Saad Shaikh, Fern Pannell

Raffaella Radogna

Saad Shaikh

  • FTDI script now writes raw data to single file (opening and closing file once) and performs 50Hz rolling average, updating single file .csv file with averaged values in pC.
    • Plotting and fitting routines now much simpler as they just need to access .csv file as fast as possible, with no hex to decimal conversion required.
    • Slowest part of FTDI scipt is the conversion of each acquisition to decimal for rolling average (roughly 185us instead of 170us). Will investigate if this can be parallelised, though performance gains are small considering that 5 modules will require minimum integration time of roughly 185us (more data processing will be required, however).
  • Installed Bootcamp on personal laptop with Vivado etc.
  • Next major step is to investigate non-ROOT-based fit.
  • Will work on HEP summer school poster and problem sheet.

Fern Pannell

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