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SENSE TechForum

SENSE logo web w180 jpg no transparentconsortium logo www h150 UNIGESENSE is organizing a Technology Forum on photosensing and associated electronics, in Geneva at the Ècole de Physique on June 21-22, 2018.

TechForum is a meeting for researchers and representatives of companies active in photosensing and associated electronics. Recent developments on SiPMs, photomultipliers and other photon-sensing devices and their associated electronics will be discussed. During the TechForum, scientists will show in-depth presentations with technical details of detector designs and required key components for many current and future applications. Further information is given on project timelines, required R&D, technology decisions, funding, procurement and construction plans. New ideas and R&D on them will be discussed.

 

 

Technology experts from industry are invited to present their latest products fitting the needs of the projects. Challenges in optimizing current technology and manufacturing of key components in quantities and qualities required by astroparticle and high-energy physics, medical and other application projects shall be addressed.

The Technology Forum will last almost 2 days during which we will work on specific topics:

  • Applications for low light level detectors;
  • Presentation from industry;
  • Funding Opportunities for new developments;

The meeting will include a discussion panel with industrial developers and testers to provide feedback on existing sensors and understand potential improvements. 

The forum will take place on 21/22nd of June 2018 in Geneva. The agenda of the meeting is in the Indico page https://indico.cern.ch/event/688729/. The detailed agenda and keynote speakers will be provide in the first months of 2018. Please register early!

 

 

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  • CERN school for Ukrainian teachers (News) 2018-05-04

    Our colleague Andrii Nagai gave a talk on Sensors for low light-level detection at the CERN school for Ukrainian teachers. The CERN schools for teachers aim to bring modern science into the classroom. With a variety of lectures, on-site visits, exhibitions, and hands-on workshops cutting-edge particle physics are introduced to the participants.The participants shall go back to their schools as ambassadors, who pass on the subject to the next generation of physicists, engineers, IT...

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  • SENSE-booth at DPG (News) 2018-03-29

    The Spring Meeting of the German Physical Society (DPG Frühjahrstagung) of the Matter and Cosmos Section took place in Würzburg, Germany from 19th to 23rd of March 2018. We participated with a booth to the accompanying exhibition of physical equipment and literature from 20th to 22nd.

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  • IceCube Masterclass (News) 2018-03-09

    SENSE was present at the fifth edition of the IceCube Masterclass program in Geneva with a hands-on experiment measuring cosmic muons using a scintillator bar and SiPM detector. About 35 students and some professors took part and spent a full day in excellent activities lead by Prof....

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  • Calendar online (News) 2018-02-20

    We are happy to present a new feature on our website: At the bottom and in the News menu you can find the SENSE calendar. In this calendar we record conferences, schools, workshops and other events related to photosensors, astroparticle physics, detector development and neighbouring fields.In the category SENSE you can find all events organized by the SENSE project. If you are organizing some event not listed there or if you are just aware of one that might be interesting for the community please...

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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.

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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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