Device Catalog


Here are photographs of assemblies made by the Brandeis University High Energy Physics (BNDHEP) group in the years 1995-2021. Click on the photograph for a larger image. Click on links in the description for manual pages.

Black N-BCAM

A Brandeis CCD Angle Monitor (BCAM)
A Long-Wire Data Acquisition (LWDAQ) Device.
Provides a camera with ICX424 image sensor.
Provides two red laser diode light sources.
Contains a Black N-BCAM Head (A2083A).
Contains one Black N-BCAM Side Head (A2074C)

Blue N-BCAM

A Brandeis CCD Angle Monitor (BCAM)
A Long-Wire Data Acquisition (LWDAQ) Device.
Provides a camera with ICX424 image sensor.
Provides two red laser diode light sources.
Contains a Blue N-BCAM Head (A2083B).
Contains one Blue N-BCAM Side Head (A2074D)

Black D-BCAM, Front View

A Brandeis CCD Angle Monitor (BCAM)
A Long-Wire Data Acquisition (LWDAQ) Device.
Provides two cameras with ICX424 image sensors.
Provides four red laser diode light sources.
Contains a Black D-BCAM Head (A2086A).
Contains two Black D-BCAM Side Heads (A2074E)

Black D-BCAM, Rear View

A Brandeis CCD Angle Monitor (BCAM)
A Long-Wire Data Acquisition (LWDAQ) Device.
Provides two cameras with ICX424 image sensors.
Provides four red laser diode light sources.
Contains a Black D-BCAM Head (A2086A).
Contains two Black D-BCAM Side Heads (A2074E)

Blue D-BCAM, Front View

A Brandeis CCD Angle Monitor (BCAM)
A Long-Wire Data Acquisition (LWDAQ) Device.
Provides two cameras with ICX424 image sensors.
Provides four red laser diode light sources.
Contains a Blue D-BCAM Head (A2086B).
Contains two Blue D-BCAM Side Heads (A2074F)

Thirty-Six Way Injector

Red light injector for multimode optical fiber light sources.
A Long-Wire Data Acquisition (LWDAQ) Device.
Provides thirty-six red LEDs for optical fibers.
Injects light into fibers with 2.5-mm ferrules.
Contains a Contact Injector (A2080B).

Thirty-Six Way Injector, Bottom Side

Red light injector for multimode optical fiber light sources.
A Long-Wire Data Acquisition (LWDAQ) Device.
Provides thirty-six red LEDs for optical fibers.
Injects light into fibers with 2.5-mm ferrules.
Contains a Contact Injector (A2080B).

LWDAQ Fourteen-Way Multiplexer

A Long-Wire Data Acquisition (LWDAQ) Multiplexer.
Provides fourteen branch sockets.
Compatible with all LWDAQ devices and driver.
Contains a Fourteen-Way Multiplexer (A2085A).

LWDAQ Fourteen-Way Multiplexer

A Long-Wire Data Acquisition (LWDAQ) Multiplexer.
Provides fourteen branch sockets.
Compatible with all LWDAQ devices and driver.
A Fourteen-Way Multiplexer (A2085A).

TCPIP-VME Interface (A2087A)

A Long-Wire Data Acquisition (LWDAQ) Relay.
Operates in a 6U VME crate.
For use with A2071A and A2037A LWDAQ controllers.
A TCPIP-VME Interface (A2087A).

LWDAQ Driver with VME Interface (A2071A)

A Long-Wire Data Acquisition (LWDAQ) Controller.
Operates in a 6U VME crate.
For use with A2087A and A2064A/F interfaces.
Final ATLAS version, supports all nSW devices.
A LWDAQ Driver (A2071A).

Black Azimuthal BCAM

A Brandeis CCD Angle Monitor (BCAM)
A Long-Wire Data Acquisition (LWDAQ) Device.
Provides one camera with TC255P image sensors.
Provides two red laser diode light sources.
Contains a Black Azimuthal BCAM Head (A2048L).
Contains a Black Azimuthal BCAM Side Head (A2049L)

Blue Azimuthal BCAM

A Brandeis CCD Angle Monitor (BCAM)
A Long-Wire Data Acquisition (LWDAQ) Device.
Provides one camera with TC255P image sensors.
Provides two red laser diode light sources.
Contains a Blue Azimuthal BCAM Head (A2048R).
Contains a Blue Azimuthal BCAM Side Head (A2049R)

Black Polar BCAM

A Brandeis CCD Angle Monitor (BCAM)
A Long-Wire Data Acquisition (LWDAQ) Device.
Provides two cameras with TC255P image sensors.
Provides four red laser diode light sources.
Contains a Black Polar BCAM Head (A2051L).
Contains two Black Polar BCAM Side Heads (A2040L)

Blue Polar BCAM

A Brandeis CCD Angle Monitor (BCAM)
A Long-Wire Data Acquisition (LWDAQ) Device.
Provides two cameras with TC255P image sensors.
Provides four red laser diode light sources.
Contains a Blue Polar BCAM Head (A2051R).
Contains two Blue Polar BCAM Side Heads (A2040R)

LWDAQ Driver with VME Interface (A2064F)

A Long-Wire Data Acquisition (LWDAQ) Relay.
Operates in a 6U VME crate.
For use with A2037A and A2037A LWDAQ controllers.
Original ATLAS version.
A TCPIP-VME Interface (A2064F).

LWDAQ Driver with VME Interface (A2037A)

A Long-Wire Data Acquisition (LWDAQ) Controller.
Operates in a 6U VME crate.
For use with A2087A and A2064A/F interfaces.
Original ATLAS version, no support for nSW devices.
A LWDAQ Driver (A2037A).

LWDAQ Ten-Slot Multiplexer

A Long-Wire Data Acquisition (LWDAQ) Multiplexer.
Provides ten LWDAQ branch sockets.
Compatible with any LWDAQ device or driver.
Contains a Ten-Slot Multiplexer (A2046A).

Blue Proximity Mask

Target for Red Alignment System of Nikhef (RASNIK).
A Long-Wire Data Acquisition (LWDAQ) Device.
Contains a Proximity Mask Head (A2045).
Provides one infrared-illuminated chessboard target.

Black Azimuthal Source Plate

Quad laser diode light source.
A Long-Wire Data Acquisition (LWDAQ) Device.
Also called a Saloon Source Source.
Provides two pairs of laser diode sources.
Contains a Azimuthal Source Head (A2051S).
Contains two Black Azimuthal Side Heads (A2049M).

Cathod Strip Tube (CSC) Sources

Quad laser diode light source.
A Long-Wire Data Acquisition (LWDAQ) Device.
Contains a Quad Laser Head (A2050G).
Contains one CSC Front Laser Pair (A2049G).
Contains one CSC Rear Laser Pair (A2049F).

Proximity Camera

Camera for Red Alignment System of Nikhef (RASNIK) instruments.
A Long-Wire Data Acquisition (LWDAQ) Device.
Provides a camera with TC255P image sensor.
Contains a Proximity Camera Head (A2047).

Decomissioned Blue Polar BCAM

A Brandeis CCD Angle Monitor (BCAM)
A Long-Wire Data Acquisition (LWDAQ) Device.
Provides two TC255P cameras and four laser diode sources.
Contains a Polar BCAM Head (A2051).
Contains two Polar BCAM Side Heads (A2040).

Prototype Bar Electronics

Three Long-Wire Data Acquisition (LWDAQ) Devices.
Provides two infrared-illuminated rasnik targets.
Provides two TC255P rasnik cameras.
Contains two Proximity Mask Heads (A2034)
Contains one Polar BCAM Head (A2038)
Deployed in test stand at CERN, now obsolete.

Bubble Level Inclinometer

A two-axis inclinometer.
A Long-Wire Data Acquisition (LWDAQ) Device.
Contains an Inclinometer Head (A2065B).
Contains an Inclinometer Sensor Head (A2066B).
Contains a two-axis tilt sensor.
Designed for ATLAS, but never deployed.

Bubble Level Inclinometer, Opened

A two-axis inclinometer.
A Long-Wire Data Acquisition (LWDAQ) Device.
Contains an Inclinometer Head (A2065B).
Contains an Inclinometer Sensor Head (A2066B).
Contains a two-axis tilt sensor.
Designed for ATLAS, but never deployed.

Blue H-BCAM, Front and Left Side

A Brandeis CCD Angle Monitor (BCAM)
A Long-Wire Data Acquisition (LWDAQ) Device.
Provides two cameras with ICX424 image sensors.
Provides four red laser diode light sources.
Contains a Blue H-BCAM Head (A2025B).
Contains two Blue D-BCAM Side Heads (A2026R)
First BCAM with ICX424, not deployed in ATLAS.