A Multi-chip Data Acquisition System Based on a Heterogeneous System-on-Chip Platform

  • Adrian Fiergolski
  • on behalf of the CLIC detector and physics (CLICdp) collaboration
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 212)


The Control and Readout Inner tracking BOard (CaRIBOu) is a versatile readout system targeting a multitude of detector prototypes. It profits from the heterogeneous platform of the Zynq System-on-Chip (SoC) and integrates in a monolithic device front-end FPGA resources with a back-end software running on a hard-core ARM-based processor. The user-friendly Linux terminal with the pre-installed DAQ software is combined with the efficiency and throughput of a system fully implemented in the FPGA fabric. The paper presents the design of the SoC-based DAQ system and its building blocks. It also shows examples of the achieved functionality for the CLICpix2 readout ASIC.


Electronics DAQ SoC Zynq 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adrian Fiergolski
    • 1
  • on behalf of the CLIC detector and physics (CLICdp) collaboration
  1. 1.The European Organization for Nuclear ResearchGenevaSwitzerland

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