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Issue No.04 - July/August (2011 vol.28)
pp: 48-57
Ming Liu , Justus Liebig University Giessen and Royal Institute of Technology
Zhonghai Lu , Royal Institute of Technology
Wolfgang Kühn , Justus Liebig University Giessen
Axel Jantsch , Royal Institute of Technology
<p><it>Editor's note:</it></p><p>In recent years, FPGAs have been on the front line of several experimental, fundamental physics programs. This article discusses the use of FPGAs in particle recognition for filtering the huge quantity of data generated by such experiments.</p><p align="right"><it>&#x2014;George A. Constantinides (Imperial College London) and Nicola Nicolici (McMaster University)</it></p>
design and test, reconfigurable computing, FPGA accelerator, pattern recognition, nuclear and particle physics
Ming Liu, Zhonghai Lu, Wolfgang Kühn, Axel Jantsch, "FPGA-Based Particle Recognition in the HADES Experiment", IEEE Design & Test of Computers, vol.28, no. 4, pp. 48-57, July/August 2011, doi:10.1109/MDT.2011.82
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