The Argo YBJ daq system and the GRID based data transfer

Giovanni Marsella, Paola Celio, Fulvio Galeazzi, Antonio Budano, Cristian Stanescu, Alberto Aloisio, Riccardo Gargana, Pietro Creti, Giovanni Marsella, Stefano Mastroianni, Sergio Catalanotti, Federico Ruggieri, Paolo Branchini

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Abstract

The Argo-YBJ experiment has now reached itsfinal design configuration. The detector system consists of a fullcoverage array (about 5800 square meters) of Resistive PlateChambers (RPCs). The throughput depends on the trigger rateand threshold. The DAQ system must be able to sustain a max-imum transfer rate of the order of 15 MB/s and a high peakdata flow. Data are read out using a typical front-end acquisitionchain built around a custom bus. Specialized electronics have beendesigned and dedicated software has been written to perform thistask. Data are sent to the online farm through a switch exploitinga gigabit ethernet protocol. A solution to transfer data from theYBJ laboratory to the laboratories belonging to the Argo-YBJcollaboration exploiting the GRID middleware has also beenimplemented. In this paper we describe the daq and the datamover main characteristics and performance.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)241-245
Numero di pagine5
RivistaIEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science
Volume55
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Nuclear Energy and Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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