The trigger for K0 → π0π0 decays of the NA48 experiment at CERN

G. Barr, D. Cundy, F. Formenti, B. Gorini, B. Hallgren, W. Iwanski, P. Kapusta, G. Laverrière, M. Lenti, I. Mikulec, M. Velasco, O. Vossnack, H. Wahl, M. Ziolkowski, M. Porcu, F. Rossi, C. Avanzini, P. Calafiura, M. Cirilli*, F. CostantiniF. Laico, G. Magazzù, F. Morsani, G. M. Pierazzini, D. Rizzi, M. Sozzi, R. Tripiccione, H. Dibon, G. Fischer, M. Jeitler, M. Markytan, G. Neuhofer, M. Pernicka, A. Taurok, L. Widhalm

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The trigger used for the collection of the samples of K0 → π0π0decays in the NA48 experiment at CERN uses a novel pipeline design in order to satisfy the demanding specifications of a high rate kaon beam. The trigger algorithms, architecture and performance are described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)676-697
Number of pages22
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 11 2002


  • High energy physics
  • NA48
  • Pipeline
  • Trigger

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation


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