Detector R&D

Detector R&D with the ATLAS experiment at LHC
  • Development of high speed trigger electronics
  • Development of the high granularity timing detector
  • Development of Micromegas detectors

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

High-Granularity Precision Calorimetry for future collider experiments
  • Structured scintillators with silicon photomultiplier readout
  • Construction and testing of detector modules
  • Test beam operation and analysis

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

Large-area optical sensors for future neutrino experiments
  • Waveguiding technologies for light collection
  • Spectral optimization using wavelength shifters
  • Novel hybrid photosensor concepts

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Böser

Research and development for the SHiP experiment at CERN
  • Development of an scintillator-based calorimeter with high-precision MicroMegas layers
  • R&D of liquid scintillators and their read-out for the surrounding background veto
  • Simulation and analysis of new particles beyond the SM (Heavy neutrinos, Dark photons, ALPs) and background processes

Dr. Rainer Wanke
Prof. Dr. Michael Wurm

Liquid scintillator development for future neutrino experiments (Jinping/THEIA)
  • R&D on water-based and paraffin-diluted scintillators
  • Scintillator optimization for dual detection of scintillation and Cherenkov photons
  • Development of novel reconstruction and particle discrimination techniques

Prof. Dr. Michael Wurm

R&D for direct Dark Matter detection (XENON, DARWIN) and a Compton/pair telescope
  • Photosensors in the Vacuum-Ultraviolet (VUV) wavelength range and their readout
  • Electrodes for DARWIN
  • Neutron detection with Cherenkov-Detectors based on Gd-loaded water (neutron veto system)

Prof. Dr. Uwe Oberlack

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