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Readout | by Dr Max
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A single readout module from the silicon vertex detector of HERA-B, an experiment at the DESY laboratory in Hamburg that attempted to further our understanding of CP-violation (why there is lots of matter in the universe but hardly any antimatter).


I helped to assemble and test these little beauties and was given a dead one as a leaving gift, which I treasure. Finally I have the gear to photograph it, I hope I've done it justice.


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Taken on August 22, 2009