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Experiments

For more information about the experiments that the ETAP groups are involved in, please click on the logo or select the experiment from the list on the left side.

   


   


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Neutrino Physics

Study of neutrino interactions with ANNIE at the Fermilab Booster Beam
  • ANNIE Phase-II (water+gadolinium)
    • study of GeV-neutrino interactions as background for
      Diffuse Supernova Neutrino and proton decay searches
    • Novel reconstruction algorithms for particle and event discrimination
    • Data stability monitoring tools and event display
  • ANNIE Phase-III (water-based liquid scintillator, WbLS)
    • Design study and simulations for the WbLS phase
    • Liquid-Scintillator-Cherenkov-Cube (LSC3) to study the separation
      of Cherenkov and scintillation signals in a laboratory-scale setup

Prof. Dr. Michael Wurm

Solar neutrino spectroscopy with Borexino
  • Increasing sensitivity for solar CNO neutrinos
  • Pointing at the Sun: Directional reconstruction of solar neutrinos
  • Study of long-term modulation of signals and backgrounds to increase sensitivity
  • Advanced veto techniques for cosmic muon-induced backgrounds

Prof. Dr. Michael Wurm

Neutrino oscillations and detector development with DUNE
  • Study of neutrino oscillations
  • Develop near detector to measure neutrino beam and interactions properties
  • Develop high performance calorimeter to measure energy and direction of photosn and time-of-flight for neutrions

Prof. Dr. Alfons Weber

Neutrino physics with IceCube
  • Analyses
    • Supernova data acquisition and analysis techniques
    • Energy and directional reconstruction
    • Development of novel detection techniques
    • Neutrino oscillation physics and non-standard phenomena
    • Atmospheric neutrino physics
    • Cosmic neutrino composition analysis
    • PINGU and Phase-I sensitivity studies
    • Oscillation analysis framework
  • Super Nova Data acquisition
  • Monitoring software for the IceCube detector
  • Muon track reconstruction

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Böser
Prof. Dr. Lutz Köpke

Neutrino mass hierarchy with the JUNO reactor neutrino experiment
  • Lab measurements and monitoring systems for liquid scintillator transparency
  • The OSIRIS pre-detector for monitoring the radiopurity of the liquid scintillator:
    • Mechanical design of the detector and the liquid handling system
    • Laboratory-scale prototype (1:10) of OSIRIS to study
      liquid flow/stratification and mechanoluminescence
    • Simulation studies for detector design & monitoring sensitivity
  • Sensitivity studies for the detection of Supernova/DSNB neutrinos in JUNO

Prof. Dr. Michael Wurm

Neutrino mass with Project 8
  • Track and event reconstruction
  • Trigger and online reconstruction algorithm
  • Atomic tritium source development
  • Phase IV magnet and source design

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Böser

Neutrino Oscillations with T2K
  • Study of neutrino oscillations
  • Electronics and DAQ support for near detector upgrade

Prof. Dr. Alfons Weber

Search for sterile neutrinos with SoLid
  • Study of sterile neutrino oscillations very close to a nuclear research reactor

Prof. Dr. Alfons Weber


For more information about the experiments and the involvement of the ETAP groups please select the experiments on left side under Experiments or in the right menu. You can also get in touch with the corresponding contact person.

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Dark Matter Searches

Dark Matter searches with XENON
  • Data analysis : Simulations, WIMP physics, detector physics, energy scale, back-
    grounds and efficiencies
  • XENON1T and its Muon Veto, XENONnT and its Neutron Veto
  • Development of future multi-ton liquid xenon detectors
  • MainzTPC, Hardware and Simulations
  • Compton Telescope: Simulations and Hardware

Prof. Dr. Uwe Oberlack

Search for Axion-like Particles
  • Search for Axions and Axion-like Particles
  • Developments for Transition Edge Detectors for the ALPS-II Experiment
  • Developments for X-Ray photon detectors for the International Axion Observatory (IAXO)

Prof. Dr. Mattias Schott


For more information about the experiments and the involvement of the ETAP groups please select the experiments on left side under Experiments or in the right menu. You can also get in touch with the corresponding contact person.

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High Energy Physics

The ATLAS experiment at LHC
  • Higgs-Physics
  • Searches for Dark Matter
  • Searches for Supersymmetry and new particles
  • Standard Model precision measurements

Prof. Dr. Volker Büscher
Prof. Dr. Lucia Masetti
Prof. Dr. Matthias Schott
Prof. Dr. Stefan Tapprogge

The NA62 experiment at CERN
  • Muon Veto Detector
  • Online PC Farm
  • Physics Analysis of rare and ultra-rare Kaon decays

Dr. Rainer Wanke


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