Documentation for the LAT Tracker PDR

June 19, 2001

1          AGENDA

2          Slide Presentations for the Review

3          Top-Level PDR Document

LAT-TD-00156, “LAT Tracker Subsystem Preliminary Design Report,” May 30, 2001.



The reference numbers in the following list correspond to the numbering of references in LAT-TD-00156.

4          Tracker Preliminary Design Review Documents

1.      LAT-SS-00017, “LAT Tracker Subsystem Specification–Level III Specification,” March 26, 2000.

2.      LAT-SS-00134, “LAT Tracker Subsystem Specification–Level IV Specification.”

3.      LAT-DS-00011, “GLAST LAT Silicon Detector Specification,” August 20, 2000.

4.      LAT-SS-00152, “LAT Tracker Subsystem Specification–Level IV Readout Electronics Requirements.”

5.      HTN-102070-0002, “GLAST Tracker Mechanical Design, PDR Design Review Document.”

6.      LAT-SS-00168, “Conceptual Design of the LAT Tracker Electronics Readout System.”

7.      LAT-SS-00169, “Tracker Front-End Readout ASIC Specification,” April 4, 2001.

8.      LAT-SS-00170, “Conceptual Design of the GLAST Tracker Readout Controller Electronics ASIC (GTRC),” September 30, 2000.

9.      LAT-SS-00171, “Specification of the LAT Tracker front-end readout Multi-Chip Module (TMCM).”

10.  LAT-SS-00173, “Tracker Grounding and Shielding Plan,” April 1, 2001.

11.  LAT-SS-00175, “GLAST Tracker Flex Cable Specification,” April 10, 2001.

12.  LAT-SS-00176, “Tracker Electrical Interface Specification,” April 1, 2001.

13.  LAT-SS-00138, “LAT TKR Interface Control Specification,” May 17, 2001.

14.  LAT-TD-00178, “LAT Tracker Reliability Analysis,” January 3, 2001.

15.  LAT-TD-00153, “Test Systems for the GLAST Tracker Front-End Electronics,” May 26, 2001.

16.  LAT-TD-00154, “LAT Tracker Tray Test Plan,”

17.  LAT-TD-00155, “LAT Tracker Tower Test Plan,”

18.  LAT-SS-00172, “LAT Tracker Mechanical Parts and Materials List.”

19.  LAT-SS-00179, “LAT Tracker Electronics Parts List.”

20.  LAT-TD-00177, “Tracker Dimensions and Masses,” May 30, 2001.

21.  LAT-TD-00191, “GLAST LAT Tracker Tower Electrical Test Plan,” June 7, 2001.

5          References

22.  GEVS-SE Rev A, “General Environmental Verification Specification for STS & ELV Payloads, Subsystems, and Components”,

23.  W.B. Atwood et al., “Beam Test of Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope Components,” NIM A446 (2000) 444.

24.  E. Atwood et al., “The Silicon Tracker of the Beam Test Engineering Model of the GLAST Large Area Telescope,” NIM A 457 (2001) 126.

25.  P. Allport, et al., “The Assembly of the Silicon Tracker of the Beam Test Engineering Model of the GLAST Large Area Telescope,” SLAC PUB 8471 (June 2000).

26.  J.V. Osborn, et al., “Single-Event Latchup Characteristics of Three Commercial CMOS Processes,” 7th NASA Symposium on VLSI Design, 1998.

6          Hytec Inc. Mechanical/Thermal Design Technical Notes

27.  HTN-102010-0001-A, “Innovative, Low-Mass, Passively Cooled, All Composite Material Tower Structure for High-Resolution Charged Particle Tracking in a Gamma-Ray Space Telescope,” NASA SBIR #97-1 17.01-5179 Phase I Final Report, October 7, 1998.

28.  HTN-102021-0001, “Carbon-Carbon Composite Closeout Frame for Space Qualified, Stable, High Thermal Conductivity Detector Support Structures,” DOE SBIR #55197-99-1 Phase 1 Final Report, May 30, 2000.

29.  HTN-102050-0007, “Tray Dynamic Response Trend Studies,” April 12, 2000.

30.  HTN-102050-0008, “GLAST Tracker Tray Assembly, Thermal Test Plan,” February 17, 2000.

31.  HTN-102050-0011, “Building Lead Sheets with Minimum CTE Mismatch with Silicon: Conceptual Design Notes,” April 18, 2000.

32.  HTN-102050-0012, “GLAST Prototype Tray and Ladder Thermal Test Report,” May 9, 2000.

33.  HTN-102050-0014, “Material Selection for GLAST Sidewall Laminate,” May 23, 2000.

34.  HTN-102050-0015, “CTE Mismatch Summary Report of the Current Baseline Design,” June 1, 2000.

35.  HTN-102050-0016, “Bend Tests of Silicon Ladders to Determine Ultimate Strength,” August 3, 2000.

36.  HTN-102050-017, “Recommendations for Mechanical Specifications for Adhesive Bond between Bias Circuit and Silicon Detector Ladders,” June 15, 2000.

37.  HTN-102050-018, “Investigation of Compliant Layer in SuperGLAST CTE Mismatch Problem,” August 3, 2000.

38.  HTN-102050-023, “GLAST Epoxy Thermal Shear Stress,” August 1, 2000.

39.  HTN-102050-026, “Material Selection and Thermal Design for the Tracker Sidewalls of GLAST,” October 27, 2001.

40.  HTN-102060-0001, “Tracker Tray Core Material Selection,” October 3, 2000.

41.  HTN-102060-0004, “GLAST Standard Tracker Tray Facesheet Material Selection,” October 2, 2000.

42.  HTN-102060-0007, “GLAST Tracker Tray Dimensional Tolerance Requirements,” March 14, 2001.

43.  HTN-102070-0005, “GLAST Tracker Static and Dynamic Analysis,” April 31, 2001.

44.  HTN-102070-0006, “Thermal Conductivity Comparison of Allcomp versus SGL Material for Tracker Tray Closeout Walls,” May 7, 2001.

7          LAT and Tracker Subsystem Supporting Documentation

1.      GSFC 433-SPEC-0001, “GLAST Project Mission System Specification,” April 24, 2001.

2.      LAT-SS-00010, “LAT Instrument Performance Specification.”

3.      Response to AO 99-OSS-03.  “GLAST Large Area Telescope, Flight Investigation: An Astro-Particle Physics Partnership Exploring the High-Energy Universe.”  Volume 1: Scientific and Technical Plan.  Foldouts: A, B, C, D

4.      GSFC 433-SRD-0001, “GLAST Science Requirements Document”, P.Michelson and N.Gehrels, eds., July 9, 1999.

5.      LAT-GE-00009, “LAT Science Requirements Document–Level II Specification”, August 6, 2000.

6.      LAT-TD-00159, “GLAST Beam Test Engineering Model Large Area Silicon Tracker Construction,” April 14, 2000.

7.      GSFC 433-IRD-0001, “GLAST Science Instrument – Spacecraft Interface Requirements Document”, Draft July 14, 2000.

8.      LAT-SS-00047, “LAT Mechanical Performance Specification.”

9.      GSFC 433-MAR-0001, “Mission Assurance Requirements (MAR) for Gamma-Ray Large Area Telescope (GLAST) Large Area Telescope (LAT)”, June 9, 2000.

1.      GSFC 433-RQMT-0005, “GLAST EMI Requirements Document.”

2.      LAT-MD-00099, “LAT EEE Parts Program Control Plan,” March 2001.

3.      LAT-CR-00082, “QA Provisions for the GLAST LAT SSD,” March 21, 2001.

4.      LAT-MD-00033, “LAT Work Breakdown Structure,” May 9, 2001.

5.      LAT-TD-00142, “LAT SSD Prototyping Process and Status,” May 18, 2001.

6.      LAT-TD-00128, “Heavy Ion Irradiation of Silicon Strip Detectors for GLAST,” May 18, 2001.

7.      B. Feerick, et al., “Tower Geometry Trade Study,” SCIPP 98/45.

8.      LAT-TD-0029-01, “Report of the GLAST Team to Optimize the Converter Configuration,” November 3, 2000.

9.      LAT-TD-00070-01, “GLAST LAT SSD Layout Recommendation,” May 17, 2000.

10.  LAT-TD-00163, “GLAST Tracker Structural Material Selection,” June 27, 2000.

11.  LAT-TD-00160, “Measurements of Imparted Strain in Simulated GLAST Silicon Strip Detectors,” April 8, 2001.

12.  LAT-TD-00161, “Experimental Determination of the Allowable Stress Limits of the GLAST Detector Design,” September 22, 2000.

13.  LAT-TD-00162, “LAT TKR MCM Design: Thermal Bonding to the Closeout,” March 28, 2000.

14.  M. Hirayama, “Complete List of Functionality Tests Performed on the GLAST BTEM Tracker Front-end Electronics,” SCIPP 01/16, April 2001.




8          Drawings and Other Relevant Documents




9          Other Slide Presentations