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Physicists have a kind of violent curiosity in that they spend billions of dollars building giant accelerators to crash particles together in order to see what happens when particles break apart. Computer and Information Science » Information and Knowledge Engineering » "Data Acquisition Applications", book edited by Zdravko Karakehayov, ISBN 978-953-51-0713-2, Published: August 23, 2012 under CC BY 3.0 license. © The Author(s). [2] Instituto de Física Corpuscular (IFIC), Valencia, Spain This chapter presents an overview of technological aspects related to data acquisition (DAQ) systems for particle physics experiments.

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