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Low Light-
Level Sensor
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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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News

  • Mount Elbrus Conference (News) 2017-09-15

    On Wednesday afternoon, September 13th, Katharina Henjes-Kunst had the opportunity to present the SENSE project and its latest news to the participants of the Mount Elbrus Conference: from Deep Underground up to the Sky. The conference took place from September 11th to 15th and is continuing the series of APPEC-Russia events that started in 2016 with the Lake Baikal Three Messenger Conference. This year the conference was held close to the Baksan Neutrino Observatory, a unique complex of...

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  • SENSE at NDIP (News) 2017-08-21

    SENSE was at the 8th New Developments in Photodectection (NDIP) conference in Tours, France. The 8th NDIP international conference gathered about 240 physicist, engineers, technicians and students working in instrumentation for photodetection. NDIP covers different types of detectors – from solid state, vacuum, gaseous, organic detectors or new sensing media in many applications fields (nuclear physics, particle physics, astroparticles, astronomy and astrophysics, beam line diagnostics,...

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  • International Workshop LIGHT-17 (Events) 2017-07-21

    SENSE financially supports the LIGHT-17 workshop at Ringberg Castle, Bavaria, Germany taking place from 16 – 20 October 2017. LIGHT-17 is the 9th in a series of workshops on Photosensor Developments for High Energy and Astro-Particle Physics. Leading specialists from High Energy and Astro-Particle physics and selected industrial partners are invited to this workshop, discussing the very frontier developments on low-light-level (LLL) fast photon sensors and the future trends. One session of...

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  • SENSE at TecDays (News) 2017-06-13

    In March 2017 our colleagues from the university of Genua presented SENSE at the TecDay at college Rousseau within a module on “The messengers of the Universe”. TecDays is an initiative of the SATW (Schweizerische Akademie der Technischen Wissenschaften) to promote technical understanding and stimulate curiosity about technical and scientific training at secondary schools all over Switzerland. In different modules the fascination of technology and science is made accessible for young people....

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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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