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A Horizon 2020 Coordination and Support Action aiming to coordinate research and development efforts in academia and industry in low light-level sensoring.

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  • Save the Date: SENSE Roadmap Launch 2019-05-24

    The SENSE final meeting will be an open meeting to present and discuss the final SENSE Roadmap, which provides the recommended strategy towards developing the ultimate low light-level photosensors. The meeting will take place on July 9th, 2019 at the campus of the ALBA Synchrotron outside Barcelona, Spain. A dinner with discussion will be held the previous night, July 8th. More information will be available soon.

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  • SENSE at the 16th Baksan School “Particles and Cosmology” 2019-05-13

    The Baksan School “Particles and Cosmology” is a well-respected international scientific school with a long tradition. On April 10-18, 2019 for the 16th time 58 postgraduates, diploma students, and young scientists met in Terskol (North Caucasus) near the Baksan Neutrino Observatory (BNO). BNO is the world's first deep underground laboratory, which was celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2017 and can undoubtedly be called the birthplace of astroparticle physics. The Baksan School was jointly...

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  • Characterisation of a large area silicon photomultiplier 2019-04-10

    Our colleagues from the University of Geneva published a paper on arXiv about the Characterisation of a large area silicon photomultiplier, the hexagonal SiPM S10943-2832(X) device.

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  • A Mini-Telescope for Cosmic Rays 2019-04-10

    The mini-telescope was developed for outreach purposes and to investigate the behavior of a readout ASIC coupled to large SiPM sensors. The outreach scope is to increase the interest in gamma-ray astronomy, cosmic rays, as well as detector physics. This project is the result of a collaboration between the Multi-Messenger High-Energy Astrophysics group of the Particle Physics Department (DPNC) and the Department of Astronomy at the...

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Low light-level sensors

Detection of light is one of the major, basic principles of measurements and diagnostics in science and many applications. Many applications require single photon detection in various energy domains. The LLL detection in the coming years has the promise of a technology revolution.

More LLL sensors

 

Abalone concept

Superconducting transition
edge sensors (TES)

Neganov-Luke light devices

Organic sensors

Consortium

The project consortium carries out all activities defined in the SENSE work programme, coordinates the R&D activities of the academic research groups and industry partners and is responsible for the implementation of the low-light level R&D roadmap.

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Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron

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Université de Genève

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Max-Planck-Gesellschaft

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Karlsruher Institut für Technologie

 

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