NP-DASIC: Low Cost Digital Firmware ASIC Implementation for Nuclear Physics

Award Information
Agency: Department of Energy
Branch: N/A
Contract: DE-FG02-13ER90540
Agency Tracking Number: 84316
Amount: $150,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2013
Solicitation Year: 2013
Solicitation Topic Code: 40 b
Solicitation Number: DE-FOA-0000760
Small Business Information
410 Linden Street, Rochester, NY, 14620-2442
DUNS: 132394532
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: Y
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Wojtek Skulski
 Dr.
 (585) 256-0842
 info@skutek.com
Business Contact
 Wojciech Skulski
Title: Dr.
Phone: () -
Email: info@skutek.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
The DOE supports development of technologies essential to experiments in nuclear physics. The channel count of modern nuclear physics experiments has risen into thousands. There is need for cost effective, high density data acquisition (DAQ) systems with many thousands of channels. Our approach will permit. The objective is to develop a digital DAQ systems at cost comparable with the application- specific integrated circuit (ASIC) implementations. The objective is to develop cost effective digital DAQ electronics providing dozens of channels of waveform digitization, on-board FPGA, Ethernet, USB-2, and VME interfaces, and on-board processor running Linux. Future applications will include nuclear physics, high energy physics, nuclear astrophysics, homeland security, and education. Public will benefit through electronics that will be more flexible and cheaper than current electronics.

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