Silicon vertex detector for the KEK Super B factory

T. Tsuboyama, H. Aihara, T. Arakawa, Y. Asano, T. Aso, A. Bakich, M. Barbero, T. Browder, M. C. Chang, Y. Chao, K. F. Chen, S. Chidzik, A. Chouvikov, Y. K. Choi, A. Das, J. Dalseno, S. Fratina, M. Friedl, Y. Fujiyama, J. HabaK. Hara, T. Hara, B. Harrop, K. Hayashi, M. Hazumi, D. Heffernan, T. Higuchi, T. Hirakawa, C. Irmler, H. Ishino, N. K. Joshi, S. Kajiwara, H. Kakuno, T. Kameshima, T. Kawasaki, A. Kibayashi, Y. J. Kim, S. Koike, S. Korpar, P. Križan, H. Kurashiro, A. Kusaka, D. Marlow, H. Miyake, G. R. Moloney, Y. Nakahama, Z. Natkaniec, S. Okuno, S. Ono, W. Ostrowicz, H. Ozaki, L. Peak, M. Pernicka, M. Rosen, M. Rozanska, N. Sato, S. Schmid, J. Schümann, S. Stanič, H. Steininger, K. Sumisawa, O. Tajima, T. Takahashi, N. Tamura, M. Tanaka, N. Tani, G. N. Taylor, K. Trabelsi, K. Uchida, K. Ueno, Y. Ushiroda, G. Varner, K. Varvell, Y. S. Velikzhanin, C. C. Wang, M. Z. Wang, M. Watanabe, Y. Watanabe, H. Yamamoto, Y. Yamashita, T. Ziegler

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In order to extend the physics reach of the present B factories, a letter of intent for a Super B factory, with a luminosity of 4 × 1035 cm- 2 s- 1, was submitted in 2004. The paper summarizes recent progress in the design and technological solutions for the silicon vertex detector to be operated at the expected high data rate and background condition of a Super B factory.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)321-324
Number of pages4
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Issue number1 SPEC. ISS.
StatePublished - Mar 1 2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation


  • B factory
  • Silicon strip detector
  • Striplet configuration


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