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Type: oral Session: R4-Semiconductor detectors(3)
Track: Semiconductor detectors
Advances in the laser assisted transformation of diamond into amorphous-carbon has enabled the production of a new type of particle detector - 3D diamond. When compared to conventional planar technologies, previous work has proven a 3D geometry to improve the radiation tolerance of detectors fabricated in silicon. This work demonstrates the same principle in diamond, with the aim of producing ... More
Presented by Dr. Iain HAUGHTON on 23 May 2017 at 2:18 PM
Type: oral Session: R4-Photon detectors(4)
Track: Photon detectors
Analog silicon photo-multipliers (SiPMs) are now a mature technology in particle physics being widely used for the detection of scintillation and Cerenkov light. Digital SiPMs remain an emerging technology driven in part by the goal of achieving 10ps coincidence timing resolution for Positron Emission Tomography, which translates roughly to requiring photo-detectors with 10ps single photon timing ... More
Presented by Fabrice RETIERE on 24 May 2017 at 3:12 PM
Type: oral Session: R4-Photon detectors(6)
Track: Photon detectors
The Mu2e experiment is designed to search for the charged-lepton-flavor- violating process, μ− to a e−, with unprecedented sensitivity. The single 105-MeV electron that results from this process can be mimicked by electrons produced by cosmic-ray muons traversing the detector. An active veto detector surrounding the apparatus is used to detect incoming cosmic-ray muons. To reduce the bac ... More
Presented by Prof. E. Craig DUKES
Type: oral Session: R2-Gaseous detectors(1)
Track: Gaseous detectors
The Beijing Electron Spectrometer III (BESIII) is a multi-purpose detector that collects data provided by the collision in the Beijing Electron Positron Collider II (BEPCII), hosted at the Institute of High Energy Physics of Beijing. Since the start of its operation, BESIII has collected the world's largest sample of J/psi and psi(2s). Due to the unprecedent luminosity of the BEPCII, the most ... More
Presented by Mr. Riccardo FARINELLI on 23 May 2017 at 2:18 PM
Type: Poster Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
Yang Li *Institute of High Energy Physics, Beijing, 100049, China* **Abstract:** Data Acquisition (DAQ) System is essential for high energy physics experiments. For the large scale experiments, we prefer to use the distributed DAQ framework which offers the powerful online features. However, some small scale experiments have less complicated requirements for the online data processing, so a ... More
Presented by Ms. Yang LI
Type: oral Session: R1-Calorimeters(4)
Track: Calorimeters
The expected increase of the particle flux at the high luminosity phase of the LHC (HL-LHC) with instantaneous luminosities up to L ≃ 7.5 $\times 10^{34} cm^{−2} s^{−1}$ will have a severe impact on pile-up. The pile-up is expected to increase on average to 200 interactions per bunch crossing. The reconstruction and trigger performance for electrons, photons as well as jets and transverse mi ... More
Presented by Lenzi BRUNO on 24 May 2017 at 5:24 PM
Type: Poster Track: Photon detectors
The secondary electron is researched in many field. In order to measurement the secondary electron angular distribution of all the solid angle, the X axis support, Y axis support is promoted. The spectral distribution of the secondary electron also can be measured. The accumulatation charge on the insulated material surface during the secondary electron measurement have very bad effects. Although ... More
Presented by jinhai LI
Type: oral Session: R1-Astrophysics and space instrumentation(2)
Track: Astrophysics and space instrumentation
Gravitational wave burst high energy Electromagnetic Counterpart All-sky Monitor experiment (GECAM) is proposed by Institute of High Energy Physics (IHEP), which is characterized of all-sky 4π γ-rays monitor with two micro-satellite in space. A novel LaBr3 gamma-ray detector readout with large area Silicon Photomultiplier (SiPM) array has been developed for this special application, characterize ... More
Presented by Ms. Pin LV on 24 May 2017 at 2:00 PM
Type: Poster Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
The new-generation particle and nuclear physics experiments are run with more channels and larger amount of data transmission. For example, in the high speed and high resolution waveform digitization, more than 10 Gbps date rate in one channel is necessary, thus the traditional architecture based on shared-bus, such as PCI and VME, is of low efficiency and inevitable deadtime. A prototype system b ... More
Presented by Ms. Min LI
Type: oral Session: R3-Backend readout structures and embedded systems
Track: Backend readout structures and embedded systems
uSOP is a general purpose single board computer designed for deep embedded applications in control and monitoring of detectors, sensors, and complex laboratory equipment. In this paper, we present its deployment in the monitoring system framework of the ECL endcap calorimeter of the Belle2 experiment, presently under construction at the KEK Laboratory (Tsukuba, J). We discuss the main aspects of t ... More
Presented by Dr. Francesco DI CAPUA on 22 May 2017 at 4:18 PM
Type: oral Session: R1-Calorimeters(3)
Track: Calorimeters
In central heavy ion collisions at very high energy such as at LHC at CERN, one can create a matter of high energy density and high temperature in which quarks and gluon can move freely beyond the boundary of hadrons, called Quark Gluon Plasma (QGP). One of the unanswered questions for on the creation process of QGP is the initial state of nuleons. According to the QCD, the gluon density in small ... More
Presented by Yota KAWAMURA on 23 May 2017 at 2:36 PM
Type: oral Session: R3-Front-end electronics and fast data transmission(3)
Track: Front-end electronics and fast data transmission
A compact size, 64-channel, 80 MSPS, 14-bit dynamic range ADC modules for the scintillating electromagnetic calorimeter of PANDA were developed and used for testing in various detector readout set-ups [1]. To minimize cabling bulk, the modules are planned to be placed inside of the PANDA detector volume, where they will be exposed to magnetic field of 2T and a non-negligible radiation f ... More
Presented by Dr. Pawel MARCINIEWSKI on 25 May 2017 at 2:36 PM
Type: oral Session: R1-Astrophysics and space instrumentation(1)
Track: Astrophysics and space instrumentation
The HARPO is a design concept of the gaseous TPC aiming for a high precision telescope and polarimeter for cosmic $\gamma$-rays especially in the energy range from the pair-production threshold up to the order of 1 GeV, where current $\gamma$-ray telescope has a sensitivity drop and no polarimetry exists due to the multiple scattering. In order to investigate the feasibility, we built a H ... More
Presented by Ryo YONAMINE on 23 May 2017 at 11:18 AM
Type: oral Session: R3-Medical Imaging, security and other applications
Track: Medical Imaging, security and other applications
The TT-PET collaboration is developing a new generation of fast, low noise and low power-consumption monolithic silicon detector in SiGe Bi-CMOS technology. The target of this R&D is to produce a 100µm thick monolithic detector, with a time resolution better than 100ps for minimum ionizing particles, 1mm^2 readout pads and a time digitization at 20ps level. This performance will be achieved with ... More
Presented by Lorenzo PAOLOZZI on 23 May 2017 at 9:54 AM
Type: Poster Track: Front-end electronics and fast data transmission
The design of a high-resolution phase-shifter which is part of the LpGBT, a low power upgrade of the gigabit transceiver (GBTX) for the LHC upgrade program, is presented. The phase-shifter circuit aims at producing a programmable phase rotation (up to 360°) with a time resolution of 48.8 ps for several input clock frequencies: 40, 80, 160, 320, 640 or 1280 MHz. The circuit is implemented as two f ... More
Presented by Mr. Dongxu YANG
Type: oral Session: R4-Semiconductor detectors(6)
Track: Semiconductor detectors
Silicon-on-insulator (SOI) wafer technology can be used to achieve a monolithic pixel detector, in which both a semiconductor pixel sensor and readout electronics are integrated in the same wafer. We are developing an SOI pixel sensor SOFIST, SOI sensor for Fine measurement of Space and Time, optimized for the vertex detector system of the International Linear Collider (ILC) experiment. This senso ... More
Presented by Shun ONO on 25 May 2017 at 2:36 PM
Type: oral Session: R3-Trigger and data acquisition systems(3)
Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
The development of pixel detectors for future high-energy physics experiments requires flexible high-performance readout systems supporting a wide range of current and future device generations. The versatile readout system of the Control and Readout Inner tracking Board (CaRIBou) targets laboratory and high-rate test-beam measurements with a multitude of detector prototypes. Under the project umb ... More
Presented by Adrian FIERGOLSKI on 23 May 2017 at 2:00 PM
Type: oral Session: R2-Gaseous detectors(2)
Track: Gaseous detectors
We have developed a new method for fabricating Micromegas detectors based on thermal bonding technique. A high gain (>10000) and a good energy resolution of 16% (FWHM,  5.9 KeV x-rays) can be obtained for Micromegas detectors built with this method. In order to reduce sparking rate of the detectors, we have also studied resistive anodes by Germanium plating and carbon paste screen printing t ... More
Presented by Dr. Jianbei LIU on 24 May 2017 at 3:12 PM
Type: Poster Track: Front-end electronics and fast data transmission
A system of readout electronics used in both Micro-pattern Gas detectors and Scintillator detectors is introduced in this report. The system is intended as a general purpose multi-channel readout solution for a wide range of detector types and detector complexities. A 32-channel charge sensitive ASIC VATA160 from IDEAS company is adopted in this method. With its features of low noise and large dyn ... More
Presented by Mr. Siyuan MA
Type: oral Session: R3-Front-end electronics and fast data transmission(1)
Track: Front-end electronics and fast data transmission
The LHCb detector will be upgraded during the Long Shutdown 2 (LS2) of the LHC in order to cope with higher instantaneous luminosities and to read out the data at 40MHz using a trigger-less read-out system. The current LHCb main tracking system will be replaced by a single homogenous detector based on scintillating fibres. The detector will be built from 2.5 m long plastic fibres with a diameter o ... More
Presented by Xiaoxue HAN on 23 May 2017 at 4:30 PM
Type: oral Session: R2-Experimental detector systems(2)
Track: Experimental detector systems
We present the characterization and performances of a muon tracking detector developed by New York University Abu Dhabi and Gran Sasso National Laboratory (Italy). The tracker consists of 200 channels, organized in 10 separate levels. Each level is composed of two independent 40 cm X 40 cm planes, each one equipped with 10 plastic scintillator bars read out through Silicon Photomultipliers. To ... More
Presented by Adriano DI GIOVANNI on 23 May 2017 at 11:36 AM
Type: oral Track: Photon detectors
Cd0.9Zn0.1Te(CZT) as room temperature radiation detector materials has a great potential in photon counting applications, which could achieve multi-energy photon imaging. However, the development of CZT suffers from the large counting rate caused degradation of detectors, where the mechanism was not fully recognized yet. This study focuses on the photocurrent characterization of the CZT detectors ... More
Presented by Mr. Fan YANG
Type: oral Session: R2-Experimental detector systems(4)
Track: Experimental detector systems
The physics aims at the proposed future CLIC high-energy linear e+e- collider pose challenging demands on the performance of the detector system. In particular the vertex and tracking detectors have to combine precision measurements with robustness against the expected high rates of beam-induced backgrounds. The requirements include ultra-low mass, facilitated by power pulsing and air cooling in t ... More
Presented by Nurnberg ANDREAS on 24 May 2017 at 4:30 PM
Type: oral Session: R4-Photon detectors(5)
Track: Photon detectors
J.Thomas, A. Loving, J. Kelley, C. Wendt - University of Wisconsin, Madison Water Cherenkov neutrino physics experiments typically utilize thousands of large area PhotoMulitplier- Tubes (PMTs) distributed around water volumes of size 105 m3. The precision of the physics results de- pends on the overall enclosed volume, and so larger detectors of order 106 m3 are desirable but presently hindered ... More
Presented by Prof. jennifer THOMAS on 25 May 2017 at 11:54 AM
Type: oral Session: R3-Trigger and data acquisition systems(5)
Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
The LHCb experiment at the LHC will upgrade its detector by 2018/2019 to a 'triggerless' readout scheme, where all the readout electronics and several sub-detector parts will be replaced. The new readout electronics will be able to read out the detector at 40MHz. This increases the data bandwidth from the detector down to the event filter farm to 40TBit/s, which also has to be processed to select ... More
Presented by Christian FAERBER on 25 May 2017 at 5:42 PM
Type: oral Session: R2-Experimental detector systems(1)
Track: Experimental detector systems
The inner tracking detector of the Cosmic Muon Solenoid (CMS) at the CERN Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is $2.6\text{m}$ wide and $5.2\text{m}$ long, and is made of $1440$ silicon pixel and $15 148$ silicon strip modules in the inner and outer part, respectively. Its high granularity has provided an excellent hit resolution of the order of $10\mu\text{m}$ during LHC Run-I and II. In order to a ... More
Presented by Patrick CONNOR on 22 May 2017 at 4:00 PM
Type: oral Session: R3-Trigger and data acquisition systems(5)
Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
A new tracking system is under development for operation in the CMS experiment at the High Luminosity LHC. It includes an outer tracker which will construct stubs, built by correlating clusters in two closely spaced sensor layers for the rejection of hits from low transverse momentum tracks, and transmit them off-detector at 40 MHz. If tracker data is to contribute to keeping the Level-1 trigge ... More
Presented by Tom JAMES on 25 May 2017 at 5:06 PM
Type: oral Session: R4-Semiconductor detectors(6)
Track: Semiconductor detectors
Results from an SOI pixel sensor with in-pixel binary counters are reported. It's been well known that the transition of output pattern within each counter would induce considerably large spurious signal on the nearby charge collection electrodes, which interferes with the detection of real signals. Among the various remedies investigated, Double-SOI process proved to be an effective cure thanks t ... More
Presented by Dr. Yunpeng LU on 25 May 2017 at 2:00 PM
Type: oral Session: R3-Backend readout structures and embedded systems
Track: Backend readout structures and embedded systems
A decision making process requires to evaluate the saliency of data in a time scale short enough for the decision, to be useful in the ecosystem that generated the data. Experimental High Energy Physics pioneered in facing the problem of managing smartly and in real time big data, produced by detectors in the ns scale, and was always on the cutting edge in developing fast and complex electronic tr ... More
Presented by Giulio AIELLI on 22 May 2017 at 4:54 PM
Type: Poster Track: Front-end electronics and fast data transmission
The silicon avalanche-photodiodes (APD) detector has been already used in time-resolved experiments with pulsed synchrotron X-rays, such as Nuclear Resonance Scattering (NRS) experiments and Laser Pump / X-ray Probe experiments, since more than two decades. However, the traditional time-resolved APD detectors only have a single APD sensor and adopt a commercial circuit or discrete element circuit ... More
Presented by Dr. Yangfan ZHOU
Type: oral Session: R3-Trigger and data acquisition systems(4)
Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
This talk will be about an new version of high performance xTCA compliant and FPGA based Data Processing Unit for trigger and data acquisition applications like in PANDA, PXD/BelleII upgrade and CMS trigger. The Unit consists of 4 Advanced Mezzanine Cards (AMC, called xFP card), 1 AMC carrier ATCA board(ACAB) and 1 Rear Transition I/O Board(RTM). The ACAB board features 1 Xilinx Ultrascale XCKU060 ... More
Presented by Mr. Jingzhou ZHAO JINGZHOU on 25 May 2017 at 9:54 AM
Type: oral Session: R2-Gaseous detectors(1)
Track: Gaseous detectors
We have improved the self-stretching GEM assembly technique that was initially developed at CERN for the CMS GEM upgrade project. With this improved technique, we can build GEM detectors at a scale of > 1m that still preserve very good gain uniformity. The technique results in high-quality stretching of GEM foils and good gas tightness in GEM detectors. This report presents details of the impr ... More
Presented by Prof. Jianbei LIU on 23 May 2017 at 3:12 PM
Type: oral Session: R4-Semiconductor detectors(5)
Track: Semiconductor detectors
The requirement of precision physics and the environment found in the proposed future high-energy linear e+e- collider CLIC, result in challenging constraints for the vertex detector. In order to reach the performance goals, various sensor technologies are under consideration. Prototypes of an active pixel sensor with 25 μm pitch (CCPDv3) have been fabricated in a commercial 180 nm High-Voltage C ... More
Presented by Mr. Matthew BUCKLAND on 25 May 2017 at 9:36 AM
Type: Poster Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
**1. Introduction** The Jiangmen Underground Neutrino Observatory (JUNO) is a multipurpose neutrino experiment designed to determine neutrino mass hierarchy and many related searches, which will make a great contribution to high-energy physics. In this paper, Huffman dynamic coding is applied to data processing and plays a good effect since it is an efficient data compression algorithm. ... More
Presented by Mr. Shiyu LOU
Type: oral Session: R4-Photon detectors(6)
Track: Photon detectors
The structural analysis for functional materials is one of studies which are recently very interested in application of synchrotron radiation science. With a low-emittance synchrotron ring, higher performance is required for an X-ray area detector used in experiments. A charge integrating type detector SOPHIAS, which was designed fitting to XFEL experiments, was developed by RIKEN based on Silicon ... More
Presented by Dr. Ryo HASHIMOTO on 25 May 2017 at 5:06 PM
Type: oral Session: R1-Calorimeters(1)
Track: Calorimeters
Future HEP experiments at the energy and intensity frontiers require fast inorganic crystal scintillators with excellent radiation hardness to face the challenges of unprecedented event rate and severe radiation environment. This paper reports recent progress in application of fast inorganic scintillators for future HEP experiments, such as thin LYSO crystals for a shashlik sampling calorimeter pr ... More
Presented by Dr. Ren-Yuan ZHU on 22 May 2017 at 2:18 PM
Type: oral Session: R1-Particle identification(1)
Track: Particle identification
We have been in the process of developing the ARICH detector for identifying charged $\pi $ and $K$ mesons in a super-B factory experiment (Belle II) to be performed at the High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK), Japan. The ARICH detector is a ring-imaging Cherenkov counter that uses silica aerogel as a radiator and hybrid avalanche photo-detectors as position-sensitive photo-sensors ... More
Presented by Makoto TABATA on 23 May 2017 at 4:30 PM
Type: Poster Track: Photon detectors
Electron scrubbing is an important process for microchannel plates (MCP) production to clean residual gas in microchannel wall, which will reduce ion feedback and improve gain stability. This manuscript has designed an auto-feedback control system for MCP electron scrubbing, including surface electron source, power supply and auto-control system. The surface electron source is hot electrons produc ... More
Presented by Mr. yang YU
Type: oral Session: R3-Trigger and data acquisition systems(5)
Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
The ATLAS experiment collects proton-proton collision events delivered by the LHC accelerator at CERN. The ATLAS Trigger and Data Acquisition (TDAQ) system selects, transports and eventually records event data from the detector at several gigabytes per second. The data are recorded on transient storage before being delivered to permanent storage. The transient storage consists of high-pe ... More
Presented by Le Goff FABRICE on 25 May 2017 at 4:48 PM
Type: oral Session: R1-Particle identification(1)
Track: Particle identification
The PANDA experiment at the new FAIR facility at GSI will perform high precision experiments in the strange and charm quark sector using cooled beams of antiprotons at high luminosity, in the momentum range of 1.5 GeV/c to 15 GeV/c. For the identification of low momentum charged particles with extreme accuracy, the barrel time-of-flight (TOF) detector is one of the key components of PANDA. Its mai ... More
Presented by Nicolaus KRATOCHWIL on 23 May 2017 at 5:42 PM
Type: Poster Track: Photon detectors
Various B-meson decay modes include charged kaons and pions in the final state. Therefore it is essential for the Belle II detector to identify them with a high accuracy. To fulfill this in a wide momentum range, the Aerogel Ring Imaging Cherenkov detector (ARICH) counter will be installed as PID device in the endcap region of the Belle II detector. The target performance of the ARICH counter is ... More
Presented by Ogawa KAZUYA
Type: oral Session: R2-Experimental detector systems(4)
Track: Experimental detector systems
The imaging-Time-of-Propogation (iTOP) counter is a new type of ring-imaging Cherenkov counter developed for particle identification at the Belle II experiment. It consists of 16 modules arranged azimuthally around the beam line. Each module consists of one mirror, one prism and two quartz bar radiators. Here we describe the design, acceptance test, alignment, gluing and assembly of the optical co ... More
Presented by Dr. Boqun WANG on 24 May 2017 at 5:06 PM
Type: oral Session: R4-Semiconductor detectors(2)
Track: Semiconductor detectors
The Belle II experiment at the SuperKEKB collider in Japan will operate at an unprecedented luminosity of $8\times10^{35}$ cm$^{-2}$ s$^{-1}$, about 40 times larger than its predecessor, Belle. Its vertex detector is composed on two-layer DEPFET pixel detector (PXD) and four layers double-sided silicon microstrip detector (SVD). To achieve a precise decay-vertex position determination and excellen ... More
Presented by Bahinipati SEEMA on 23 May 2017 at 11:00 AM
Type: oral Session: R3-Front-end electronics and fast data transmission(1)
Track: Front-end electronics and fast data transmission
CATIROC (Charge And Time Integrated Read Out Chip) is a complete read-out chip designed to read arrays of 16 photomultipliers (PMTs). It finds a valuable application in the content of the JUNO experiment, the largest Liquid Scintillator Antineutrino Detector ever built, currently under construction in the south of China. A double calorimetry system will be used for the first time ever combining ab ... More
Presented by Selma CONFORTI on 23 May 2017 at 4:48 PM
Type: oral Session: R1-Interface and beam instrumentation
Track: Interface and beam instrumentation
The SuperKEKB collider at KEK, which has started its commissioning in February 2016, is designed to achieve unprecedented luminosities, with a factor 40 higher than the record-breaking luminosity of the KEKB machine. For the operation of the Belle II detector, in particular of its pixel vertex detector, a precise understanding of the background conditions at the interaction point is crucial. To st ... More
Presented by Windel HENDRIK on 25 May 2017 at 11:36 AM
Type: oral Session: R4-Semiconductor detectors(5)
Track: Semiconductor detectors
To cope with the rate and radiation environment expected at the HL-LHC new approaches are being developed on CMOS pixel detectors, providing charge collection in a depleted layer. They are based on: HV enabling technologies that allow to use high depletion voltages (HV-MAPS), high resistivity wafers for large depletion depths (HR-MAPS); radiation hard processed with multiple nested wells to allow ... More
Presented by Ristic BRANISLAV on 25 May 2017 at 9:00 AM
Type: oral Session: R1-Interface and beam instrumentation
Track: Interface and beam instrumentation
We present the recent results of the monitoring of the central beam pipe of the Compact Muon Solenoid Experiment (CMS), at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN). The measurements are carried out by means of an innovative fiber optic monitoring system based on the Fibre Bragg Grating (FBG) sensor technology. The CMS central beam pipe is part of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) and is ... More
Presented by Dr. Francesco FIENGA on 25 May 2017 at 11:54 AM
Type: oral Session: R2-Experimental detector systems(3)
Track: Experimental detector systems
In 2016, the CERN Large Hadron Collider (LHC) reached a peak instantaneous luminosity of 1.5x10^34 cm^-2 s^-1, going above the original design and reaching up to 40 interactions per bunch crossing. Under those conditions the CMS tracker managed to have a ~98% efficiency for the data taking period of 2016. This talk will present the performance of the CMS tracker in 2016, for both the Pixel and Str ... More
Presented by Hugo DELANNOY on 23 May 2017 at 5:06 PM
Type: oral Session: R1-Particle identification(2)
Track: Neutrino Detectors
With their excellent energy resolution, efficiency, and intrinsic radio-purity, cryogenic calorimeters are primed for the search of neutrino-less double beta decay (0nDBD). The sensitivity of these devices could be further increased by discriminating the dominant alpha background from the expected beta-like signal. The CUPID-0 collaboration aims at demonstrating that the measurement of the scintil ... More
Presented by Laura CARDANI on 25 May 2017 at 9:54 AM
Type: oral Session: R1-Calorimeters(5)
Track: Calorimeters
The Tile Calorimeter (TileCal) is a hadronic calorimeter covering the central region of the ATLAS experiment at the LHC. It is a non-compensating sampling calorimeter comprised of steel and scintillating plastic tiles which are read-out by photomultiplier tubes (PMTs). The TileCal is regularly monitored and calibrated by several different calibration systems: a Cs radioactive source that ill ... More
Presented by Dr. Oleg SOLOVYANOV on 25 May 2017 at 2:18 PM
Type: oral Session: R1-Astrophysics and space instrumentation(1)
Track: Astrophysics and space instrumentation
The Large High Altitude Air Shower Observatory (LHAASO) is a multipurpose project focusing on the study of high energy gamma ray astronomy and cosmic ray physics. The one square kilometer array (KM2A) of the observatory will consists of more than 5000 electromagnetic particle detectors (EDs). The large number of detectors demands on a robust, automatic self-calibration method. In this paper, the h ... More
Presented by Mr. Hongkui LV on 23 May 2017 at 12:12 PM
Type: oral Session: R4-Semiconductor detectors(5)
Track: Semiconductor detectors
An overview on the characterisation of aH35 HV-CMOS active pixel sensors for the ATLAS ITk. Capacitively Coupled Pixel Detectors (CCPDs) are only possible due to HV-CMOS sensors, where the high voltage (necessary to deplete the sensor) can be applied on CMOS circuits, allowing the sensor to be capacitively coupled to a read out ASIC, avoiding the expensive bump-bonds. An extensive work is done in ... More
Presented by Mateus VICENTE on 25 May 2017 at 9:54 AM
Type: oral Session: R1-Calorimeters(1)
Track: Calorimeters
We report on current research and development activities on cerium-doped fused-silica optical fibers intended for use in high-energy calorimetry, particle tracking, beam monitoring, dosimetry, and myriad other applications outside particle physics. We have partnered with the specialty fibers industry leader Polymicro Technologies and produced several scintillating and wavelength shifting fibers w ... More
Presented by Prof. Nural AKCHURIN on 22 May 2017 at 2:36 PM
Type: oral Session: R3-Trigger and data acquisition systems(3)
Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
The 'Phase-I' upgrade of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), scheduled to be completed in 2021, will lead to an enhanced collision luminosity of 2.5x10e34cm-2s-1. To cope with the new and challenging accelerator conditions, all the CERN experiments have planned a major detector upgrade to be installed during the associated experimental shutdown period. One of the physics goals of the ATLAS expe ... More
Presented by Christian KAHRA on 23 May 2017 at 2:36 PM
Type: oral Session: R4-Photon detectors(2)
Track: Photon detectors
In the context of the LHCb detector upgrade, during the long shutdown of LHC (2019/2020), the complete tracking system will be replaced to cope with the increased luminosity and trigger less readout scheme. A large area (300m^2) scintillating fibre tracker (SciFi) with more than 500K channels and 250um readout pitch is under construction. The silicon photomultiplier used for the read-out provide h ... More
Presented by Axel KUONEN on 23 May 2017 at 9:00 AM
Type: Poster Track: Neutrino Detectors
Jiangmen Underground Neutrino Observation (JUNO) is one of the largest experimental facilities for neutrino detecting. As its main structure, the central detector (CD) contains 20 kiloton liquid scintillator filled in an acrylic shell, and there are 18,000 20-inch photomultiplier tubes (PMTs) and 36,000 3-inch PMTs covering the shell. As an independent photon detection system, 3-inch PMTs have bee ... More
Presented by Mr. Nan LI
Type: oral Session: R4-Photon detectors(2)
Track: Photon detectors
The primary physics goal of the Jiangmen Underground Neutrino Observatory (JUNO) is to resolve neutrino mass hierarchy taking the advantage of the copious antineutrinos from two powerful nuclear power plants at distances of ~53 km in Guangdong Province, China. To meet this goal, JUNO has designed a 20 kt underground liquid scintillator (LS) detector that deploys 20 k high quantum efficiency (HQE) ... More
Presented by Prof. Wei WANG on 23 May 2017 at 9:54 AM
Session: Closing
Presented by Christian BOHM on 26 May 2017 at 12:00 PM
Type: oral Session: R1-Particle identification(1)
Track: Particle identification
High precision flavor physics measurements are an essential complement to the direct searches for new physics at the LHC. Such measurements will be performed using the upgraded Belle II detector that will take data at the SuperKEKB accelerator. With an anticipated 40-fold increase in the integrated luminosity of KEKB, the detector systems must operate efficiently at much higher rates than the orig ... More
Presented by Gary VARNER on 23 May 2017 at 6:00 PM
Type: oral Session: R3-Trigger and data acquisition systems(1)
Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
The CMS muon system will undergo a series of upgrades in the coming years to preserve and extend its muon detection capabilities during the High Luminosity LHC. The first of these will be the installation of triple-foil GEM detectors in the CMS forward region with the goal of maintaining trigger rates and preserving good muon reconstruction, even in the expected harsh environment. In 2017 the CMS ... More
Presented by Alfredo CASTANEDA on 22 May 2017 at 2:00 PM
Type: oral Session: R1-Calorimeters(5)
Track: Calorimeters
The final phase of the CMS Hadron Forward Calorimeters Phase I upgrade is being performed during the Extended Year End Technical Stop of 2016 – 2017. In the framework of the upgrade, the PMT boxes are being reworked to implement two channel readout in order to exploit the benefits of the multi-anode PMTs in background tagging and signal recovery. The front-end electronics is also being upgraded ... More
Presented by Burak BILKI on 25 May 2017 at 2:00 PM
Type: oral Session: R4-Semiconductor detectors(1)
Track: Semiconductor detectors
The Phase I upgrade of the CMS pixel detector is built out of four barrel layers (BPIX) and three forward disks in each endcap (FPIX). It comprises a total of 124M pixel channels, in 1,856 modules and it is designed to withstand instantaneous luminosities of up to 2 x 10^34 cm^-2 s^-1. Different parts of the detector have been assembled over the last year and later brought to CERN for installation ... More
Presented by Benedikt VORMWALD on 22 May 2017 at 4:18 PM
Type: oral Session: R3-Trigger and data acquisition systems(5)
Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
The Large Hadron Collider restarted in 2015 with a higher centre-of-mass energy of 13 TeV. The instantaneous luminosity is expected to increase significantly in the coming years. An upgraded Level-1 trigger system was deployed in the CMS experiment in order to maintain the same efficiencies for searches and precision measurements as those achieved in 2012. This system must be controlled and monito ... More
Presented by Giuseppe CODISPOTI on 25 May 2017 at 4:30 PM
Type: oral Session: R1-Calorimeters(3)
Track: Calorimeters
The High Granularity Calorimeter (HGCAL) is the technology choice of the CMS collaboration for the endcap calorimetry upgrade planned to cope with the harsh radiation and pileup environment at the High Luminosity-LHC. The HGCAL is realized as a sampling calorimeter, including an electromagnetic compartment comprising 28 layers of silicon pad detectors with pad areas of 0.5 — 1.0 cm^2 intersperse ... More
Presented by Dr. Francesco ROMEO on 23 May 2017 at 2:18 PM
Type: oral Session: R4-Semiconductor detectors(1)
Track: Semiconductor detectors
The innermost layers of the CMS tracker are built out of pixel detectors arranged in three barrel layers (BPIX) and two forward disks in each endcap (FPIX). The original CMS detector was designed for the nominal instantaneous LHC luminosity of 1 x 10^34 cm^-2 s^-1. Under the conditions expected in the coming years, which will see an increase of a factor two of the instantaneous luminosity, the CMS ... More
Presented by Benedikt VORMWALD on 22 May 2017 at 4:00 PM
Type: Poster Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
This paper introduces a new Crate Distribution and Trigger Processing Module (CDT) designed for the KOTO Experiment at J-PARC, Japan. The CDT Module will work in the existing KOTO-ADC crates. Each 6UVME Crate includes 16 ADC Modules which require an 8ns sampling clock and two trigger pulses. This new Module receives these signals from the System Master and distributes them to the ADCs via CAT6 I ... More
Presented by Mircea BOGDAN
Type: oral Session: R4-Photon detectors(5)
Track: Photon detectors
Background rejection plays a key role for experiments searching for rare events, like neutrino-less double beta decay (0$\nu$DBD) and dark matter interactions. Among the several detection technologies that were proposed to study these processes, cryogenic calorimeters (bolometers) stand out for the excellent energy resolution, the ease in achieving large source mass, and the intrinsic radio-purit ... More
Presented by Dr. Nicola CASALI on 25 May 2017 at 11:18 AM
Type: oral Session: R1-Dark Matter Detectors
Track: Dark Matter Detectors
WIMP dark matter search in GeV order mass range is led by xenon detectors. Moreover, searches for light (sub-GeV and MeV) dark matter are planning or ongoing with lighter target like silicon nucleus. We are planning an experiment to search dark matter up to keV mass region. To lower energy threshold, electrons in superconductor will be used as target. Energy gap of cooper-pair is enough small to o ... More
Presented by Keishi HOSOKAWA on 22 May 2017 at 4:54 PM
Type: oral Session: R3-Trigger and data acquisition systems(3)
Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
China Spallation Neutron Source (CSNS) is the first high-performance pulsed neutron source in China, which will meet the increasing fundamental research and technique applications demands domestically and overseas. Scintillator neutron detector (2D-SND) is the detector on the General Purpose Powder diffractometer (GPPD) of CSNS. It consists of 36 banks. Every bank has 192 channels. 2D-SND is plann ... More
Presented by Ms. Dongxu ZHAO on 23 May 2017 at 3:12 PM
Type: oral Session: R2-Neutrino Detectors(1)
Track: Neutrino Detectors
The Short-Baseline Near Detector (SBND) is one of the three detectors in Fermilab's short-baseline neutrino physics program which is projected to start collecting data in 2019. SBND is to measure the un-oscillated beam flavor composition to enable precision searches for neutrino oscillations via both electron neutrino appearance and muon neutrino disappearance in the far detectors. The core compo ... More
Presented by Dr. Ting MIAO on 22 May 2017 at 2:18 PM
Type: oral Session: R1-Astrophysics and space instrumentation(1)
Track: Astrophysics and space instrumentation
This paper describes the design optimization and performances of Electromagnetic particle Detector (ED) used in one km square extensive air shower array (KM2A) in LHAASO project. A 42-ED prototype array was set up at the Yangbajing cosmic ray observatory and has been in stable operation for two years. The performances of the prototype array are studied through hybrid observation of cosmic ray sh ... More
Presented by Mr. jia LIU on 23 May 2017 at 11:54 AM
Type: Poster Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
In Inertial confinement fusion experiment (ICF), we should keep away from the experimental equipment because of the nuclear radiation. Therefore, the data acquisition unit is connected by long distance transmission line to the control section. Since the ICF experiment detector array is a large scale which has thousands of channels, there are massive troubles in data acquisition by transmission lin ... More
Presented by Mr. Zhou HE
Type: oral Session: R3-Front-end electronics and fast data transmission(3)
Track: Front-end electronics and fast data transmission
The waveform digitization is more and more popular for readout electronics in the particle and nuclear physics experiment. A data acquisition module for waveform digitization is investigated in this paper. The module is designed on a 3U PXI (PCI eXtensions for Instrumentation) shelf, which can manage the measurement of two channels of waveform digitization for detector signals. It is equipped with ... More
Presented by Dr. Zhe CAO on 25 May 2017 at 2:18 PM
Type: Poster Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
Radioactive sources are essential in nuclear applications such as calibration of nuclear spectrometer and nuclear physics experiment. However, nuclear radiation brings security risks at the same time. If there is a pulse signal generator capable of outputting the same signal as the true nuclear pulse, the radioactive sources and the detectors can be replaced, and therefore radiation safety problem ... More
Presented by Mr. Weigang YIN
Type: oral Session: R2-Experimental detector systems(2)
Track: Experimental detector systems
Prompt gamma neutron activation analysis (PGNAA) is a measurement technique for nondestructive elemental analysis. The method is used intensively for on-line and in situ analysis in various fields. It has a short measurement time, usually only about 120s. In order to ensure the measurement accuracy and get better statistics, the measurement system requires a high count rate, which is an import ... More
Presented by Mr. Baochen WANG on 23 May 2017 at 11:18 AM
Type: Poster Track: Photon detectors
Lots facilities need a mass test for their detectors and need a special database to manage the test result. Aiming at the practical requirements, such as Photomultiplier Tubes (PMT) and readout electronics cables, the paper introduces the design of related database based on the ionic platform. Angular.js, ionic, HTML5 are used for front-end services and node.js and MySQL is used for the back-end s ... More
Presented by Dr. Zhe NING
Type: Poster Track: Front-end electronics and fast data transmission
PandaX-III (Particle And Astrophysical Xenon Experiment III) is aimed to search for NLDBD (Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay) of 136Xe at China Jin Ping underground Laboratory (CJPL). For first phase of this experiment, a high pressure gas Time Projection Chamber (TPC) containing 200 kg, 90% 136Xe enriched gas at 10 bar operates as detector. In the current baseline design, each TCP end-plate composes ... More
Presented by Mr. CHENG LI
Type: oral Session: R2-Neutrino Detectors(1)
Track: Neutrino Detectors
The Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE) will use a large liquid argon (LAr) detector to measure the CP violating phase, determine the neutrino mass hierarchy and perform precision tests of the three-flavor paradigm in long-baseline neutrino oscillations. It will also allow sensitive searches for proton decay and the detection and measurement of electron neutrinos from core collapse supern ... More
Presented by Bo YU on 22 May 2017 at 2:00 PM
Type: oral Session: R2-Experimental detector systems(3)
Track: Experimental detector systems
In the high luminosity era of the Large Hadron Collider (HL-LHC), the instantaneous luminosity is expected to reach unprecedented values, resulting in about 200 proton-proton interactions in a typical bunch crossing. To cope with this high rate, the ATLAS Inner Detector is being completely redesigned, and will be replaced by an all-silicon system, the Inner Tracker (ITk). This new tracker will ... More
Presented by Jike WANG on 23 May 2017 at 5:42 PM
Type: oral Session: R1-Calorimeters(1)
Track: Calorimeters
The Mu2e experiment at Fermilab searches for the charged-lepton flavor violating neutrino-less conversion of a negative muon into an electron in the field of a aluminum nucleus. The dynamics of such a process is well modelled by a two-body decay, resulting in a mono-energetic electron with an energy slightly below the muon rest mass (104.967 MeV). If no events are observed in three years of runnin ... More
Presented by Gianantonio PEZZULLO on 22 May 2017 at 2:00 PM
Type: oral Session: Plenary 1
Track: Experimental detector systems
Future high-energy e+e- colliders have the potential to perform high precision measurements, for example on the Higgs boson and the top quark. They will provide very accurate information that will complement LHC data, thereby offering significantly more insight into the open questions in particle physics. These scientific objectives put strong demands on the performance of the detectors under stud ... More
Presented by Eva SICKING on 22 May 2017 at 9:20 AM
Session: Plenary 2
Several plans for Electron-Ion Colliders (EIC) have been advanced around the world. In the US, the Nuclear Physics community, in its long range plan, has endorsed a US based EIC as its highest priority new construction after FRIB completion; R&D funds both for the accelerator and the detector are becoming available. I will discuss the considerations for an EIC detector and how they differ from oth ... More
Presented by Dr. Rikutaro YOSHIDA on 22 May 2017 at 11:20 AM
Type: oral Session: R4-Photon detectors(6)
Track: Photon detectors
For the upgrade of the LHCb RICH detectors in 2020 the existing photon detection system will be replaced. This study investigates the photon yield of the Multi Anode PMTs (MaPMT), which have been proposed as the new photon detectors, together with the associated readout electronics. Data collected during the LHCb RICH Upgrade testbeam experiment in autumn of 2016 is used. Four MaPMTs were expos ... More
Presented by Mr. Michele Piero BLAGO on 25 May 2017 at 4:48 PM
Session: Plenary 5
Presented by Jinlong ZHANG on 26 May 2017 at 9:00 AM
Type: oral Session: R1-Calorimeters(4)
Track: Calorimeters
The LHC high-luminosity upgrade in 2024-2026 requires the associated detectors to operate at luminosities about 5-7 times larger than assumed in their original design. The pile-up is expected to increase to up to 200 events per proton bunch-crossing. To be able to retain interesting physics events even at rather low transverse energy scales, increased trigger rates are foreseen for the ATLAS detec ... More
Presented by Hils MAXIMILIAN on 24 May 2017 at 4:30 PM
Type: oral Session: R3-Front-end electronics and fast data transmission(3)
Track: Front-end electronics and fast data transmission
The ATLAS experiment is planning to build and install a new all-silicon Inner Tracker (ITk) for the High-Luminosity LHC (HL-LHC) upgrade. Extensive R&D on pixel sensors based on High-Voltage CMOS (HV-CMOS) process is ongoing. Given the potential advantages of this technology compared with the traditional planar pixel sensors, several prototypes with different pixel type have been designed and fabr ... More
Presented by Mr. Hongbin LIU on 25 May 2017 at 2:54 PM
Type: oral Session: R1-Calorimeters(3)
Track: Calorimeters
The **JEDI** (Jülich Electric Dipole moment Investigations) collaboration performs a set of experiments at the COSY storage ring in Jülich, within the R&D phase to search for the Electric Dipole Moments (EDM) of charged particles. A measurement of proton and deuteron EDMs is a sensitive probe of yet unknown CP violation. The method of charged particle EDM search will exploit stored polarized ... More
Presented by Irakli KESHELASHVILI on 23 May 2017 at 3:12 PM
Type: Poster Track: Photon detectors
Silicon photomultiplier (SiPM) is alternative to conventional PMT in various applications due to its high photon detection efficiency (PDE), excellent resolution for single photon detection, insensitivity to magnetic field, low operating voltage and convenience for integration, etc. SiPM with epitaxial quenching resistor (EQR SiPM) is one of the main SiPM technologies, which can effectively reduce ... More
Presented by Mr. Jianquan JIA
Type: oral Session: R3-Front-end electronics and fast data transmission(1)
Track: Front-end electronics and fast data transmission
The new trigger readout electronics system for ATLAS Liquid Argon (LAr) Calorimeter aims to improve granularity of the calorimeter information for the L1 trigger, essential for physics research goals after the phase-1 upgrade. The major R&D activities for front-end readout electronics upgrade include designing a new radiation-hard ADC and a data multiplexing and serialization ASIC to send the data ... More
Presented by Dr. Qiang WANG on 23 May 2017 at 5:06 PM
Type: oral Session: R1-Calorimeters(1)
Track: Calorimeters
We have been performing research on the radiation-hard active media for calorimetry by exploring intrinsically radiation-hard materials and their mixtures. The first samples we probed were Polyethylene Naphthalate (PEN), Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) and thin sheets of HEM. These materials have been reported to have promising performance under high radiation conditions. Recently, we developed ... More
Presented by Burak BILKI on 22 May 2017 at 3:12 PM
Type: Poster Track: Photon detectors
We present the development of Superconducting Tunnel Junction detector using hafnium (Hf-STJ) as far-infrared single photon detector for the COsmic BAckground Neutrino Decay search (COBAND) experiment. The photon energy spectrum from the radiative decays of cosmic background neutrino is expected to have a sharp edge at high energy end in a far-infrared region ranging from 15 to 30meV in the cosmi ... More
Presented by Kenichi TAKEMASA
Type: oral Session: R4-Photon detectors(5)
Track: Photon detectors
We present the status of the development of Superconducting Tunnel Junction (STJ) detector with the cryogenic preamplifier as a far-infrared single photon detector for the COsmic BAckground Neutrino Decay search (COBAND) experiment. The photon energy spectrum from the radiative decay of cosmic background neutrino is expected to have a sharp cutoff at high energy end in a far-infrared region rangin ... More
Presented by Prof. Shinhong KIM on 25 May 2017 at 11:00 AM
Type: oral Session: R3-Front-end electronics and fast data transmission(2)
Track: Front-end electronics and fast data transmission
The present small wheel muon detector at ATLAS will be replaced with a New Small Wheel (NSW) detector to handle the increase in data rates and harsh radiation environment expected at the LHC. Resistive Micromegas and small-strip Think Gap Chambers will be used to provide both trigger and tracking primitives. Muon segments found at NSW will be combined with the segments found at the Big Wheel to de ... More
Presented by Daniel ANTRIM on 25 May 2017 at 11:36 AM
Type: oral Session: R4-Photon detectors(4)
Track: Photon detectors
The Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA) Consortium is developing the new generation of ground observatories for the detection of very-high energy gamma-rays. The Italian Institute of Nuclear Physics (INFN) is contributing to the R&D of a possible solution for the Cherenkov photon cameras based on Silicon Photomultiplier (SiPM) detectors sensitive to near ultraviolet energies, produced by Fondazione B ... More
Presented by Valerio VAGELLI on 24 May 2017 at 2:00 PM
Type: oral Session: R1-Dark Matter Detectors
Track: Dark Matter Detectors
Sterile neutrinos are a well-motivated extension of the Standard Model of Particle Physics. They are experimentally accessible via the mixing with the known active neutrinos. A sterile neutrino with a mass of $\mathcal{O}$(keV) is a promising dark matter candidate possibly solving the too big to fail and the cusp vs core problem. In addition to astrophysical searches by X-ray telescopes, severa ... More
Presented by Tobias BODE on 22 May 2017 at 4:00 PM
Type: Poster Track: Front-end electronics and fast data transmission
Small pixel size X-ray counting-type detector is required in many X-ray diffraction experiments. Since the number of readout pixels becomes huge to cover large area, fast readout system is important. We are developing a data readout system for a new counting-type SOI detector 'CNPIX1'. CNPIX1 detector has 328 x 256 pixels of hexagonal pixels and frame rates more than 1 kHz is demanded to observe d ... More
Presented by Ryutaro NISHIMURA
Type: Poster Track: Semiconductor detectors
For the advantages of reduced power dissipation, higher readout speed, and less insensitive sensor area, pixel-level discrimination becomes the necessary solution of the pixel sensors for the vertex detector in the future e+e- collider. However, the complexity of digital pixels always leads to an increased pixel dimension which is contrary for vertex detector to obtain a high spatial resolution. ... More
Presented by ZHOU YANG
Type: oral Session: R4-Photon detectors(1)
Track: Photon detectors
Planar microchannel plate photomultipliers (MCP-PMTs) with bialkali photocathodes are able to achieve single photon detection with excellent time (picosecond) and spatial (millimeter) resolution. They have recently drawn great interests in experiments requiring time of flight (TOF) measurement and/or Cherenkov imaging. Current MCP-PMTs have a response range of 300 nm – 600 nm, limited by the win ... More
Presented by Dr. Xie JUNQI on 22 May 2017 at 2:00 PM
Type: oral Session: Registration
Track: Semiconductor detectors
Silicon sensors are widely used in HEP and for medical applications like for imaging techniques in hadron therapy. At the moment there is only one high volume industrial producer. In view of widening the market, we are working to establish a second high-quality and high-throughput European vendor. We are developing silicon strip sensors with the European semiconductor company Infineon Technolo ... More
Presented by Axel KÖNIG
Type: Poster Track: Interface and beam instrumentation
AWAKE (The Advanced Proton Driven Plasma Wakefield Acceleration Experiment at CERN) stripline BPMs are required to measure single electron bunch to a precision less than 10 um rms, for a minimum charge of 100 pC to 1 nC. This paper presents an unique AFE-Digital processing platform developed at TRIUMF (Canada) that could achieve such high performance. The simulation and design of the analog front ... More
Presented by Dr. Shengli LIU
Type: oral Session: R4-Photon detectors(6)
Track: Photon detectors
This presentation will concentrate on the development of the Photon-Detector (PD) System for DUNE. The DUNE (Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment) will observe the long-baseline neutrino oscillations to determine the neutrino mass ordering, to determine if CP symmetry is violated in the lepton sector, and to precisely measure the parameters governing neutrino oscillation to test the three-neutrin ... More
Presented by Dr. ZELIMIR DJURCIC, Bo YU on 25 May 2017 at 5:24 PM
Type: Poster Track: Backend readout structures and embedded systems
The Aerogel Ring Imaging Cherenkov (ARICH) counter is a particle identification device located in the endcap region of the Belle II detector, which is designed to discriminate charged pions from kaons. In total 420 of the Hybrid Avalanche Photo Detectors (HAPDs) are used in the ARICH counter to detect emitted photons. Therefore the management of power supplies and readout electronics of the HAPDs ... More
Presented by Masanobu YONENAGA
Type: oral Session: R2-Experimental detector systems(1)
Track: Experimental detector systems
The LHCb Vertex Detector (VELO) will be upgraded in 2018 to a lightweight, pixel detector capable of 40 MHz readout and operation in very close proximity to the LHC beams. The thermal management of the system will be provided by evaporative CO2 circulating in micro channels embedded within thin silicon plates. This solution has been selected due to the excellent thermal efficiency, the absence o ... More
Presented by Kazuyoshi AKIBA on 22 May 2017 at 4:54 PM
Type: Poster Track: Dark Matter Detectors
Neutrino physics and dark matter detection are frontier topics of current particle physics. Good rock shielding, ultra low background and ultra low energy threshold are key to detect signals from neutrino and WIMPs scattering in underground experiments successfully. A novel large volume spherical proportional counter has been set up in IHEP. The detector adopted an ultra small front-end capacit ... More
Presented by Haiqiong ZHANG
Type: oral Session: Plenary 6
Track: Semiconductor detectors
At present most experiments at the CERN Large Hadron Collider (LHC) are planning upgrades in the next 5-10 years for their innermost tracking layers as well as luminosity monitors to be able to take data as the luminosity increases and CERN moves toward the High Luminosity-LHC (HL-LHC). These upgrades will most likely require more radiation tolerant technologies than exist today. As a result ... More
Presented by Harris KAGAN on 26 May 2017 at 11:30 AM
Type: oral Session: R1-Calorimeters(2)
Track: Calorimeters
The CALICE Digital Hadron Calorimeter, the DHCAL, utilizes Resistive Plate Chambers, RPCs, as active media. The readout is provided by 1 cm x 1 cm pads with the front-end electronics directly coupled to the RPCs. The chambers including the readout are housed within a cassette structure with steel and copper front and back planes. The cassettes are interleaved with iron or tungsten absorber plates ... More
Presented by Burak BILKI on 23 May 2017 at 9:00 AM
Type: oral Session: Plenary 1
An impressive wealth of results has been released in the last decade by space borne experiments based on state-of-the-art particle physics detector technologies. Direct cosmic ray measurements are finally entering in a “precision era” highlighting new and unexpected phenomena, which challenge the current understanding of cosmic ray acceleration and propagation in galaxy while looking towards n ... More
Presented by Prof. Bruna BERTUCCI on 22 May 2017 at 10:05 AM
Type: oral Session: R2-Neutrino Detectors(2)
Track: Neutrino Detectors
The Jiangmen Underground Neutrino Observatory (JUNO) is a multipurpose neutrino-oscillation experiment, with a 20 kiloton liquid scintillator detector of unprecedented 3% energy resolution (at 1 MeV) at 700-meter deep underground. There are ~18,000 20-inch photomultiplier tubes (PMTs) in the central detector with an optical coverage greater than 75%. Control of the systematics of the energy respon ... More
Presented by Dr. Miao HE on 23 May 2017 at 9:54 AM
Type: oral Session: R4-Semiconductor detectors(4)
Track: Semiconductor detectors
he large data samples at the High-Luminosity LHC will enable precise measurements of the Higgs boson and other Standard Model particles, as well as searches for new phenomena such as supersymmetry and extra dimensions. To cope with the experimental challenges presented by the HL-LHC such as large radiation doses and high pileup, the current Inner Detector will be replaced with a new all-silicon ... More
Presented by Jason Dhia MANSOUR on 24 May 2017 at 5:06 PM
Type: oral Session: R1-Calorimeters(2)
Track: Calorimeters
SoLID (Solenoidal Large Intensity Device) is a new, general-purpose, large acceptance spectrometer being planned for experimental Hall A at Jefferson Lab, Newport News, Virginia, USA. The shashlik-type sampling technique will be used for the electromagnetic calorimeter for SoLID. This calorimeter is 20 radiation-lengths long with 194 layers each of 1.5mm-thickness plastic scintillators alternatin ... More
Presented by Prof. Cunfeng FENG on 23 May 2017 at 10:12 AM
Type: oral Session: R1-Interface and beam instrumentation
Track: Interface and beam instrumentation
We present status of and future plans for the various electron test beam lines at SLAC. The presentation will focus on ESTB, the End Station (A) Test Beam, which after rebuilds during 2017, will continue to deliver 2 to 16 GeV primary electrons (10^9) per pulse, or single electron (1-100) per pulse at 5Hz rate. These beams have been used by around 500 Users in 38 experiments over the past 4 yea ... More
Presented by Carsten HAST on 25 May 2017 at 11:00 AM
Type: oral Session: R3-Front-end electronics and fast data transmission(2)
Track: Front-end electronics and fast data transmission
The High Granularity Calorimeter (HGCAL), presently being designed by the CMS collaboration to replace the CMS endcap calorimeters for the High Luminosity phase of LHC, will feature six million channels distributed over 52 longitudinal layers. The requirements for the front-end electronics are extremely challenging, including high dynamic range (0-10 pC), low noise (~2000e- to be able to calibrate ... More
Presented by Johan BORG on 25 May 2017 at 11:00 AM
Type: oral Session: R3-Trigger and data acquisition systems(4)
Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) has proposed construction of a 50kton magnetised Iron Calorimeter (ICAL) in an underground laboratory located in South India. Main aims of this, now funded project are to precisely study the atmospheric neutrino oscillation parameters and to determine the ordering of neutrino masses. The detector will deploy about 28,800 glass Resistive Plate Chambers (RPCs) ... More
Presented by Dr. Satyanarayana BHEESETTE on 25 May 2017 at 9:00 AM
Type: oral Session: R1-Particle identification(1)
Track: Particle identification
The PANDA detector at the future FAIR facility at GSI is planned as a fixed-target experiment for proton-antiproton collisions at momenta between 1.5 and 15\,GeV/c. It will be used to address open questions in hadronic physics. In order to achieve excellent particle identification, two different DIRC detector concepts have been developed. This talk describes the Endcap Disc DIRC detector, which wi ... More
Presented by Mustafa SCHMIDT on 23 May 2017 at 5:24 PM
Type: oral Session: R1-Calorimeters(4)
Track: Calorimeters
An electromagnetic sampling calorimeter prototype has been developed to satisfy the requirements for running at the CERN Large Hadron Collider after the planned High-Luminosity upgrade (HL-LHC). An innovative design, with wavelength-shifting (WLS) fibers running along the chamfers of each calorimeter cell, minimizes the mechanical complexity. The resistance to radiation has been optimised by min ... More
Presented by Dr. Francesca NESSI-TEDALDI on 24 May 2017 at 5:06 PM
Type: oral Session: R4-Semiconductor detectors(5)
Track: Semiconductor detectors
Future experiments in particle physics require few-micrometer position resolution in their tracking detectors. Silicon is today's material of choice for high-precision detectors and offers a high grade of engineering possibilities. Instead of scaling down pitch sizes, which comes at a high price for increased number of channels, our new sensor concept seeks to improve the position resolution by in ... More
Presented by Ms. Anastasiia VELYKA on 25 May 2017 at 10:12 AM
Type: oral Session: R3-Trigger and data acquisition systems(4)
Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
After the Phase-I upgrade and onward, the Front-End Link eXchange (FELIX) system will be the interface between the data handling system and the detector front-end electronics and trigger electronics at the ATLAS experiment. FELIX will function as a router between custom serial links and a commodity switch network which will use standard technologies to communicate with data collecting and pro ... More
Presented by Jinlong ZHANG on 25 May 2017 at 10:12 AM
Type: oral Session: R3-Medical Imaging, security and other applications
Track: Medical Imaging, security and other applications
Tomographic methods for the imaging and visualization of complex structures are widely used not only in medical applications but also for scientific use in numerous fields. The CT-Imaging technique, which is commonly used for imaging in industry and the medical sector, exploits the difference of attenuation length for photons in different materials. Complete absorption of the photon beam for mat ... More
Presented by Paul SCHUETZE on 23 May 2017 at 9:36 AM
Type: oral Session: R4-Semiconductor detectors(6)
Track: Semiconductor detectors
Monolithic pixel devices are attractive for various aspects in particle detector application. One of the notable features is that the pixel size can be reduced without constraints from the metal bumps which limit the pixel size of hybrid pixel devices typically to 50um. We are developing monolithic pixel devices utilizing Lapis 0.20 um FD-SOI (Fully-Depleted Silicon-on-Insulator) technology. FPIX, ... More
Presented by Kazuhiko HARA on 25 May 2017 at 2:18 PM
Type: oral Session: R3-Front-end electronics and fast data transmission(2)
Track: Front-end electronics and fast data transmission
The muon detector plays a key role in the trigger of the LHCb experiment at CERN. The upgrade of its electronics is required in order to be compliant with the new 40 MHz readout system, designed to cope with future LHC runs between five and ten times the initial design luminosity. The framework of the Service Board System upgrade is aimed to replace the system in charge of monitoring and tuning th ... More
Presented by Dr. Paolo FRESCH on 25 May 2017 at 11:54 AM
Type: oral Session: Plenary 4
The next generation of calorimeters on colliders will provide unprecedented measurements of particle showers in 5 dimensions (space, energy and time). The very fine granularity leads to millions of readout channels and sets high constraints on the readout electronics, which is embedded inside the detector. In addition to the usual low noise/high dynamic range/high accuracy requirements of calorime ... More
Presented by Dr. Christophe DE LA TAILLE on 24 May 2017 at 12:00 PM
Type: oral Session: Plenary 2
Medical physics, particle physics, astrophysics, and other major branches of physics share a very broad technology common platform in their research and development of the respective instrumentation in these fields. Medical imaging often benefits greatly from advances made in particle physics, especially in the area of radiation detection technologies. For example, silicon photomultiplier (SiPM), ... More
Presented by Prof. Chin-Tu CHEN on 22 May 2017 at 11:50 AM
Type: oral Session: R4-Photon detectors(4)
Track: Photon detectors
The gain of SiPMs increases with bias voltage and decreases with temperature. To operate SiPMs at stable gain, the bias voltage can be adjusted to compensate temperature changes. We have tested this concept with 30 SiPMs from three manufacturers (Hamamatsu, KETEK, CPTA) in a climate chamber at CERN varying the temperature from 1°C to 50°C. We built an adaptive power supply that used a linear te ... More
Presented by Dr. Eigen GERALD on 24 May 2017 at 2:36 PM
Type: Poster Track: Experimental detector systems
At the LHC experiments the Muon Systems are equipped with different types of gaseous detectors that will need to assure high performance (tracking, trigger, etc.) until the end of the LHC run periods (beyond 2035). One of the key parameters for good and safe long-term detector operation is the gas mixture composition and quality. Indeed a wrong gas mixture composition can decrease the detector per ... More
Presented by Beatrice MANDELLI
Type: Poster Track: Front-end electronics and fast data transmission
There are several spectrometers in the white neutron source at China Spallation Neutron Source (WNS-CSNS) including detectors of C6D6, Silicon, fission chamber and light charged particle etc. Matching signals from these various detectors becomes design challenge for readout electronics design. In this paper, a generalized readout structure based on PXIe platform is proposed. In this structure, sig ... More
Presented by Mrs. Yanli CHEN, Dr. Ping CAO
Type: oral Session: Plenary 3
For the detection of gravitational wave, KAGRA, Japanese 3km cryogenic gravitational wave telescope, project started from 2010. KAGRA has two unique feature to achieve the detection and long term stable observation : KAGRA is being constructed in an underground mine. The test mass is cooled down to cryogenic temperature of ~20 Kelvin. In this talk, we will present current status of the KAGRA exper ... More
Presented by Prof. Kazuhiro HAYAMA on 24 May 2017 at 10:00 AM
Type: oral Session: R2-Gaseous detectors(4)
Track: Gaseous detectors
GridPix detectors combine the advantages of a high granularity readout based on a pixel ASIC with a Micromegas gas amplification stage. By producing the Micromegas with photolithographic postprocessing techniques directly on the ASIC a very good alignment of grid holes with readout pixels can be reached. Thus, the charge avalanche started by a single primary electron can be collected and digi ... More
Presented by Dr. Peter KLUIT on 25 May 2017 at 5:06 PM
Type: oral Session: R4-Photon detectors(3)
Track: Photon detectors
Presented by haiyi JIN on 23 May 2017 at 5:06 PM
Type: oral Session: R1-Calorimeters(3)
Track: Calorimeters
It is widely expected that the non-linear growth of parton densities at low x predicted from linear QCD evolution will lead to gluon saturation. As a decisive probe of gluon saturation, the measurement of forward (3.5 < y < 5) direct photons in a new region of low x ($10^{−5}$ ∼ $10^{−6}$ ) in proton-nucleus collisions at the LHC is proposed. An extremely high-granularity electromagnetic cal ... More
Presented by Hongkai WANG on 23 May 2017 at 2:00 PM
Type: Poster Track: Medical Imaging, security and other applications
The development of digital electronics focused on fast and high-precision analog to digital converters and optimal pulse filtering and shaping has led to improved gamma-ray spectrometer parameters regarding the high resolution and high throughput. A high performance gamma-ray spectrometer based on digital electronics is successfully integrated in a state-of-art installation dedicated to inter ... More
Presented by Dr. Mirela Angela SAIZU
Type: oral Session: R1-Particle identification(1)
Track: Particle identification
The Compressed Baryonic Matter experiment (CBM) is one of the big experiments of the international Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research (FAIR) in Darmstadt, Germany. CBM aims to investigate rare probes such as charmed hadrons, multiple strange baryons, di-electrons and di-muons as messengers of the dense phase of strongly interacting matter with unprecedented accuracy. This is achieved by desi ... More
Presented by Prof. Yi WANG on 23 May 2017 at 5:06 PM
Type: oral Session: R2-Gaseous detectors(4)
Track: Gaseous detectors
Our group is developing gaseous pixel detectors by using micromegas-based amplification structures on top of CMOS pixel readout chips of the Medipix family. By means of wafer post-processing techniques we add a spark-protection layer and a grid to create the amplification region above the chip. An inserted gas layer and cathode plane above the grid create a complete gaseous detector able to recons ... More
Presented by Stergios TSIGARIDAS on 25 May 2017 at 4:48 PM
Session: Opening
Presented by Prof. Yifang WANG YIFANG on 22 May 2017 at 9:00 AM
Type: oral Session: R4-Photon detectors(1)
Track: Photon detectors
We developed a square-shaped micro-channel-plate photomultiplier tube (MCP-PMT) for the TOP counter in the Belle II experiment in collaboration with Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. It has a time resolution about 30 ps for single photon detection, a large photocoverage of 23 mm square photocathode and a peak quantum efficiency greater than 28% at a wavelength around 360 nm. Those excellent time resoluti ... More
Presented by Kodai MATSUOKA on 22 May 2017 at 2:18 PM
Type: oral Session: R2-Gaseous detectors(1)
Track: Gaseous detectors
Gas detector are very light instrument used in high energy physics to measure the particle properties: position and momentum. Through high electric field is possible to use the Gas Electron Multiplier (GEM) technology to detect the particles and to exploit the its properties to construct a large area detector, such as the new IT for BESIII. The state of the art in the GEM production allow to c ... More
Presented by Antonio AMOROSO on 23 May 2017 at 2:00 PM
Type: oral Session: R4-Semiconductor detectors(5)
Track: Semiconductor detectors
The tracking detector at the proposed high-energy CLIC electron-positron collider will be based on small-pitch silicon pixel- or strip sensors arranged in a multi-layer barrel and end-cap geometry with a total surface of about 90 sqm. The requirements include single-point position resolutions of a few microns and time stamping with an accuracy of approximately 10 ns, combined with a low material b ... More
Presented by Magdalena MUNKER on 25 May 2017 at 9:18 AM
Type: oral Session: R2-Experimental detector systems(5)
Track: Experimental detector systems
As an upgrade of asymmetric e+e- collider KEKB, SuperKEKB aims to increase the peaking luminosity by a factor of 40 to 8*10^{35}cm^{-2}s^{-1}. The SuperKEKB commissioning is achieved in 3 phases. The Phase 1 was successfully finished in June.2016. Now the commissioning is working towards the Phase 2 targeting to reach the luminosity of 1*10^{34}cm^{-2}s^{-1}. In Phase 2, the beam induced backgroun ... More
Presented by Dr. Hua YE on 25 May 2017 at 2:18 PM
Type: oral Session: Registration
Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
The CMS pixel detector phase 1 upgrade in 2017 requires an upgraded DAQ to accept higher data rates. A new DAQ system has been developed based on a combination of custom and standard microTCA parts. Custom mezzanines on FC7 AMCs provide a front-end driver for readout, and front-end controller for configuration, clock and trigger. The DAQ system is undergoing a series of integration tests including ... More
Presented by Jordan TUCKER
Type: oral Session: R3-Trigger and data acquisition systems(1)
Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
The Belle II experiment is scheduled to start in 2018 and the development of data acquisition (DAQ) system as well as its detector is ongoing. The target luminosity of SuperKEKB, an asymmetric electron-positron collider, is 8x10^35 cm-2s-1, which is 40 times larger than its predecessor, KEKB, and the construction of the DAQ system is challenging. The Belle II detector consists of seven sub-detecto ... More
Presented by Satoru YAMADA on 22 May 2017 at 2:54 PM
Type: oral Session: R3-Backend readout structures and embedded systems
Track: Backend readout structures and embedded systems
The Belle II data acquisition system is one of the biggest challenges in the Belle II, a next generation of B factory, experiment, which is designed to collect data streams from the seven sub detectors with much higher trigger rate and larger data size up to 30 kHz and 30 GB/s at the level-1 trigger due to the 40 times higher luminosity of the Belle experiment. The Belle2Link, a common detector re ... More
Presented by Tomoyuki KONNO on 22 May 2017 at 4:36 PM
Type: oral Session: R2-Neutrino Detectors(1)
Track: Neutrino Detectors
Neutrinoless double-beta decay, if observed, would be proof that the neutrino is its own antiparticle, would be evidence for total lepton number violation, and could allow a measurement of the absolute neutrino mass. Tracking calorimeter experiments have particular strengths, including the ability to search for neutrinoless double-beta decay amongst several different isotopes hosted in source foil ... More
Presented by Michele CASCELLA on 22 May 2017 at 2:36 PM
Type: oral Session: R2-Neutrino Detectors(2)
Track: Neutrino Detectors
The Enriched Xenon Observatory (EXO) is aiming to search for 0νββ decays of Xe-136 by using liquid xenon TPC detector. nEXO is the second phase of EXO with 5 tons of liquid xenon TPC, requiring ~4m2 of photo-detectors which have to be very efficient at 175nm and very radio-pure. SiPMs are ideally suitable for this application, however they have never been used in large area and detection effici ... More
Presented by Dr. Guofu CAO on 23 May 2017 at 9:36 AM
Type: oral Session: R1-Calorimeters(1)
Track: Calorimeters
The MEG II experiment is an upgrade of the MEG experiment to search for the charged lepton flavor violating decay of muon, $\mu^+ \rightarrow e^+ \gamma$. The MEG II experiment is expected to reach a branching ratio sensitivity of $4 \times 10^{-14}$ , which is one order of magnitude better than the sensitivity of the current MEG experiment. The resolutions of the all detectors will be improved by ... More
Presented by Shinji OGAWA on 22 May 2017 at 2:54 PM
Session: Plenary 4
Presented by Prof. Grzegorz ZUZEL on 24 May 2017 at 11:00 AM
Type: Poster Track: Gaseous detectors
STAR experiment at RHIC is upgrading the inner sectors of the STAR Time Projection Chamber (iTPC) to increase the segmentation on the inner padplane from 13 to 40 rows and to replace the inner sector Multi Wire Proportional Chamber. The upgrade will provide better momentum resolution, better dE/dx resolution, and most importantly it will provide improved acceptance at high rapidity to |η| ≤ 1.5 ... More
Presented by Mr. Shuai WANG
Type: oral Session: R1-Particle identification(2)
Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
Machine learning techniques have already started to take place in the offline analysis of the data obtained with the collider detectors. The implementation is usually in the form of supervised learning where the machine learning algorithms are trained for certain classification or regression tasks and then utilized on the actual data. With recent developments on the hardware that are capable o ... More
Presented by Burak BILKI on 25 May 2017 at 9:36 AM
Type: oral Session: R3-Trigger and data acquisition systems(1)
Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
The LHCb experiment at CERN is undergoing a significant upgrade in anticipation of the increased luminosity that will be delivered by the LHC during Run 3 (starting in 2021). In order to allow efficient event selection in the new operating regime, the upgraded LHCb experiment will have to operate in continuous readout mode and deliver all 40MHz of particle collisions directly to the software trigg ... More
Presented by Paolo DURANTE on 22 May 2017 at 2:18 PM
Type: oral Session: R1-Astrophysics and space instrumentation(2)
Track: Astrophysics and space instrumentation
Our comprehension of the dawn of universe grew incredibly during last years, pointing to the existence of the cosmic inflation. The primordial B-mode polarization of the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) represents a unique probe to confirm this hypothesis. The detection of such small perturbations of the CMB is a challenge that will be faced in the near future by a new dedicated satellite mission ... More
Presented by Angelo CRUCIANI on 24 May 2017 at 2:54 PM
Type: oral Session: R3-Trigger and data acquisition systems(4)
Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
The ATLAS 'Phase-II' upgrade, scheduled to start in 2024, will significantly change the requirements under which the data-acquisition system operates. The input data rate, currently fixed around 150 GB/s, is anticipated to reach 5 TB/s. In order to deal with the challenging conditions, and exploit the capabilities of newer technologies, a number of architectural changes are under consideration. Of ... More
Presented by Santos ALEJANDRO on 25 May 2017 at 9:36 AM
Type: oral Session: R4-Semiconductor detectors(2)
Track: Semiconductor detectors
The ATLAS experiment is currently preparing for an upgrade of the tracking system in the course of the High Luminosity LHC, scheduled for 2024. The existing Inner Detector will be replaced by an all-silicon Inner Tracker (ITk) with a pixel detector surrounded by a strip detector. The ITk strip detector consists of a four layer barrel and a forward region composed of six discs on each side of the b ... More
Presented by Garcia-Argos CARLOS on 23 May 2017 at 11:36 AM
Type: Poster Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
The communications technology development greatly promotes growing of Internet of Things based on wireless sensor network, which is provided with the characteristics of low cost, low power consumption and self-organization. On the basis of detailed introduction of 6LoWPAN (IPv6 low power wireless personal area network), ATmega128RFA1 is used as the hardware core of sensor node and the combination ... More
Presented by Mr. Yinhong ZHANG
Type: oral Session: R3-Medical Imaging, security and other applications
Track: Medical Imaging, security and other applications
The Center for Proton Therapy (CPT) of the Paul Scherrer Institute has a long history of technical innovation and development in the field of proton therapy and related quality assurance (QA). The second proton pencil beam scanning gantry built at the CPT, Gantry2, is a state-of-the-art system. The unique integration of QA equipment and detectors within the control system of the gantry allows for ... More
Presented by Francis GAGNON-MOISAN on 23 May 2017 at 9:00 AM
Type: oral Session: Plenary 3
Recent development of detectors for neutrino intrinsic property measurements and neutrino oscillations are reviewed, including low background detectors for searching for the neutrino-less double beta decay, water Cherenkov, liquid Argon TPC, liquid scintillator for neutrino oscillations. Such technologies had significant progresses in the past a few years and further steps are planned for the futu ... More
Presented by Dr. Liangjian WEN on 24 May 2017 at 9:30 AM
Type: oral Session: R4-Photon detectors(4)
Track: Photon detectors
In the search for the nature of the neutrino, neutrinoless double beta decay (0νββ) plays a significant role in understanding its properties. By measuring the 0νββ decay rate with the desired sensitivity, it is hoped to verify the nature of the neutrino (Majorana or Dirac particle), lepton number violation and help determine the values for the absolute neutrino masses. The Enriched Xenon O ... More
Presented by Dr. Tamer TOLBA on 24 May 2017 at 2:54 PM
Type: oral Session: R1-Dark Matter Detectors
Track: Dark Matter Detectors
Direct dark matter searches are promising techniques to identify the nature of dark matter particles. A variety of experiments have been developed over the past decades, aiming at detecting Weakly Interactive Massive Particles (WIMPs) via their scattering in a detector medium. Exploiting directionality would give a proof of the galactic origin of dark matter making it possible to provide a clear a ... More
Presented by Prof. Murat GULER on 22 May 2017 at 4:36 PM
Type: Poster Track: Photon detectors
The search for Dark Matter using liquid noble gas time projection chambers is calling for a larger target mass consistently with a reduced background level of radioisotopes present in the detector components. A preliminary screening campaign is the most effective strategy to constrain the radiogenic contamination in the detector, while a trade-off must be considered in selecting the ideal photosen ... More
Presented by Adriano DI GIOVANNI
Type: oral Session: R4-Semiconductor detectors(1)
Track: Semiconductor detectors
The primary goal of the LHCb experiment at the LHC is to search for indirect evidence of new physics via measurements of CP violation and rare decays of beauty and charm hadrons. The LHCb detector is a single-arm forward spectrometer with precise silicon-strip detectors in the regions with highest particle occupancies. Around the interaction region, the VErtex LOcator (VELO) has active sensing ... More
Presented by Vincenzo BATTISTA on 22 May 2017 at 5:12 PM
Type: oral Session: R2-Experimental detector systems(1)
Track: Experimental detector systems
The Phase I Upgrade of the CMS Hadron Endcap Calorimeters consist of new photodetectors (Silicon Photomultipliers in place of Hybrid Photo-Diodes ) and front-end electronics (QIE11). The upgrade will allow the elimination of the high amplitude noise and drifting response of the Hybrid Photo-Diodes, at the same time enabling the mitigation of the radiation damage of the scintillators and the wavele ... More
Presented by Burak BILKI on 22 May 2017 at 4:18 PM
Type: oral Session: R4-Semiconductor detectors(1)
Track: Semiconductor detectors
Run-2 of the LHC is providing new challenges to track and vertex reconstruction imposed by the higher collision energy, pileup and luminosity that are being delivered. The ATLAS tracking performance relies critically on the Pixel Detector, therefore, in view of Run-2 of LHC, the ATLAS experiment has constructed the first 4-layer Pixel detector in HEP, installing a new Pixel layer, also called Ins ... More
Presented by Djama FARES on 22 May 2017 at 4:36 PM
Type: Poster Track: Neutrino Detectors
The 3inch PMT will be used in future large detectors, like JUNO with LS detector, for multi-physics measurements. In order to optimize the performance of 3inch PMT to photon counting mode in a LS detector, we will show a detailed study about its feature including PMT HV divier and de-coupler with positive HV, to optimize/finalize the configurations of 3inch PMT working on HV ratio, HV DC current, ... More
Presented by Mr. Gang WANG
Type: Poster Track: Photon detectors
The Jiangmen Underground Neutrino Observatory (JUNO) is proposed to determine the neutrino mass hierarchy using a 20 kton underground liquid scintillator center detector (CD). One of the keys is the energy resolution of the CD to reach <3%@1MeV, where totally 15,000 20‘’ MCP-PMT will be used. To optimize the 20” MCP-PMT with better detection efficiency, stable performance, and long life is ... More
Presented by Ms. Fengjiao LUO
Type: oral Session: R3-Medical Imaging, security and other applications
Track: Medical Imaging, security and other applications
Petiroc2A is a 32-channel ASIC designed conjointly by Omega laboratory and Weeroc company. It is aimed for SiPM read-out for time-of-flight application prototyping. It is a complete read-out ASIC embedding a fast trigger line with a 10GHz gain-bandwidth product and a precise energy measurement based on a shaper. Following the very front-end chain, a time-to-amplitude converter allows to interpolat ... More
Presented by Julien FLEURY on 23 May 2017 at 10:12 AM
Type: oral Session: R2-Neutrino Detectors(1)
Track: Neutrino Detectors
PROSPECT, the Precision Reactor Oscillation and SPECTrum Experiment, is a multi-phased short baseline reactor antineutrino experiment aims to precisely measure the antineutrino spectrum of Highly Enriched U-235 (HEU) reactor and probe the possible neutrino oscillation that involves ∆m2 1 eV scale sterile neutrino. In PROSPECT phase-I, an 14 × 11 optically segmented Li-6 loaded liquid scintilla ... More
Presented by Mr. Xianyi ZHANG, Littlejohn BRYCE on 22 May 2017 at 2:54 PM
Type: oral Session: R1-Dark Matter Detectors
Track: Dark Matter Detectors
PandaX collaboration proposed a 4-ton liquid xenon detector to search for rare physics like dark matter and neutrino. The PandaX-4ton detector contains a TPC with a diameter of 1.2 m and a height of 1.2m. The TPC size is approximately doubled in every dimension from PandaX-II (500kg liquid xenon), presenting several technological challenges. With 6 ton-year exposure, the sensitivity to spin-indepe ... More
Presented by Ning ZHOU on 22 May 2017 at 5:12 PM
Type: oral Session: R2-Gaseous detectors(3)
Track: Gaseous detectors
The PandaX-III (Particle And Astrophysical Xenon Experiment III) experiment will search for Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay (NLDBD) of Xe-136 at the China Jin Ping underground Laboratory (CJPL). In the first phase of the experiment, a high pressure gas Time Projection Chamber (TPC) will contain 200 kg, 90% Xe-136 enriched gas operated at 10 bar. Fine pitch micro-pattern gas detector (Microbulk Micr ... More
Presented by Prof. Ke HAN on 25 May 2017 at 10:12 AM
Type: oral Session: R2-Gaseous detectors(2)
Track: Gaseous detectors
Recent work demonstrated gas gain in the negative ion gas SF$_6$ using GEMs and Thick GEMs. SF$_6$ is a favorable gas for directional dark matter detection with a TPC because it provides low diffusion (at the thermal limit), strong sensitivity to spin-dependent WIMP dark matter (through the high fluorine content), and full-volume fiducialization (thanks to multiple negative ion species). In this w ... More
Presented by Prof. James BATTAT on 24 May 2017 at 2:54 PM
Type: oral Session: R2-Gaseous detectors(4)
Track: Gaseous detectors
The Resistive Plate Chamber (RPC) detectors are widely used thanks to their excellent time resolution and low production cost. At the CERN LHC experiments, the large RPC systems are operated in avalanche mode thanks to a Freon based gas mixture containing C2H2F4, SF6 and iC4H10. Unfortunately C2H2F4 and SF6 are considered greenhouse gases with high impact on the environment. Furthermore the C2H2F4 ... More
Presented by Beatrice MANDELLI on 25 May 2017 at 4:30 PM
Type: oral Session: R2-Gaseous detectors(1)
Track: Gaseous detectors
A triple gas electron multiplier (GEM) detector with an active area of 10x10 cm2 was constructed and tested for x-rays imaging using a 256 channel 2D x-y strips readout. The study includes optimization of GEM operating high voltage, x-ray tube distance, x-ray tube high voltage, the best x-ray filter, best ratio of Ar/CO2 gas mixture. A 90Sr beta source also was used. The result of the study shows ... More
Presented by Mr. Mohammad ALANAZI on 23 May 2017 at 2:54 PM
Type: oral Session: R1-Calorimeters(5)
Track: Calorimeters
Many physics analyses using the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) detector at the LHC require accurate, high resolution electron and photon energy measurements. Particularly important are decays of the Higgs boson resulting in electromagnetic particles in the final state, as well as searches for very high mass resonances decaying to energetic photons or electrons. Following the excellent performance ach ... More
Presented by Chia-Ming KUO on 25 May 2017 at 2:36 PM
Type: oral Session: Plenary 4
Track: Calorimeters
The physics reach and feasibility of the Future Circular Collider (FCC) with center of mass energies up to 100 TeV and unprecedented luminosity is currently under investigation. The new energy regime opens the opportunity for the discovery of physics beyond the standard model. However, the discovery of e.g. postulated new heavy particles such as gauge bosons require an efficient reconstruction of ... More
Presented by Coralie NEUBÜSER on 24 May 2017 at 11:30 AM
Type: Poster Track: Calorimeters
Electromagnetic calorimeter of the CEPC detector is employed for precise energy measurement of electron,photon,tau and hadronic jets. To fully exploit the physics potential about Higgs,W,Z and related SM processes, the jet energy resolution σE/ E is required to reach 3%-4%, or 30%/√E at energies below about 100GeV. This resolution is about a factor of two smaller than the calorimeters used for ... More
Presented by Dr. Zhigang WANG
Type: oral Session: R3-Backend readout structures and embedded systems
Track: Backend readout structures and embedded systems
The upgrade of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) scheduled for shut-down period of 2018-2019, referred to as Phase-I upgrade, will increase the instantaneous luminosity to about three times the design value. Since the current ATLAS trigger system does not allow sufficient increase of the trigger rate, an improvement of the trigger system is required. The Liquid Argon (LAr) Calorimeter read-out will ... More
Presented by Camplani ALESSANDRA on 22 May 2017 at 4:00 PM
Type: oral Session: Plenary 3
Photon detection has been a cornerstone in particle physics, enabling many fundamental physics discoveries. Traditional photo-detectors are based on a mature, time-honored technology that has seen incremental improvements over time. Recent years, however, have seen a rapid increase in new developments, either bringing new techniques to bear on traditional methods or implementing transformational i ... More
Presented by Prof. Marcel DEMARTEAU on 24 May 2017 at 9:00 AM
Type: oral Session: R4-Semiconductor detectors(4)
Track: Semiconductor detectors
The talk will report on the INFN ATLAS-CMS joint research activity in collaboration with FBK, which is aiming at the development of new pixel detectors for the LHC Phase-2 upgrades. The talk will cover the main aspects of the research program, starting from the sensor design and fabrication technology, with an outlook on the future steps using both Silicon On Insulator (SOI) and Direct Wafer Bonde ... More
Presented by Marco MESCHINI on 24 May 2017 at 5:24 PM
Type: oral Session: R1-Calorimeters(4)
Track: Calorimeters
Particle detectors with a timing resolution of order 10 ps can improve event reconstruction at high luminosity hadron colliders tremendously. The upgrade of the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) crystal electromagnetic calorimeter (ECAL), which will operate at the High Luminosity Large Hadron Collider (HL-LHC), will achieve a timing resolution of around 30 ps for high energy photons and electrons. In th ... More
Presented by Adi BORNHEIM on 24 May 2017 at 5:42 PM
Type: oral Session: R1-Calorimeters(2)
Track: Calorimeters
Precision timing detectors for high energy physics experiments with temporal resolutions of a few 10 ps are of pivotal importance to master the challenges posed by the highest energy particle accelerators. Calorimetric timing measurements have been a focus of recent research, enabled by exploiting the temporal coherence of electromagnetic showers. Scintillating crystals with high light yield as we ... More
Presented by Adi BORNHEIM on 23 May 2017 at 9:18 AM
Session: R2-Gaseous detectors(4)
Track: Gaseous detectors
Future experiments in Particle and Astro-particle Physics pose a growing demand for cost-effective large-area imaging detectors, capable of operating stably over a broad range of conditions. Promising candidates are detectors based on the Thick Gas Electron Multiplier (THGEM) principle. Among them are: the cascaded-THGEM, WELL, Resistive-WELL (RWELL) and the recently introduced Resistive-Plate WEL ... More
Presented by Shikma BRESSLER on 25 May 2017 at 5:24 PM
Type: oral Session: R3-Front-end electronics and fast data transmission(2)
Track: Front-end electronics and fast data transmission
The PandaX-III (Particle And Astrophysical Xenon Experiment III) experiment, with the scientific objective of searching for neutrinoless double beta decay, is going to be carried out at the China Jin Ping underground Laboratory (CJPL). In the fi rst phase of the experiment, a Time Projection Chamber (TPC) with 200 kg Xenon gas at the pressure of 10 bar is to be constructed. A total of 82 Micromega ... More
Presented by Dr. Changqing FENG on 25 May 2017 at 11:18 AM
Type: Poster Track: Front-end electronics and fast data transmission
Charge amplifier and switched capacitor array (CASCA) asic is designed to provide 32 electronic channels for different micro-pattern gas detectors.A large number of electronic channels means massive amounts of data. Thus, we designed a readout system with high-speed transmission. The system mainly consists of three kinds of modules: the CASCA card, the Analog-Digital conversion card (AD card), and ... More
Presented by Mr. hengshuang LIU
Type: oral Session: R1-Calorimeters(2)
Track: Calorimeters
Within the CALICE collaboration, several concepts for the hadronic calorimeter of a future linear collider detector are studied. After having demonstrated the capabilities of the measurement methods in "physics prototypes", the focus now lies on improving their implementation in "engineering prototypes", that are scalable to the full linear collider detector. The Analog Hadron Calorimeter (AHCAL) ... More
Presented by Yong LIU on 23 May 2017 at 9:36 AM
Type: Poster Track: Front-end electronics and fast data transmission
**Abstract:** The Compressed Baryonic Matter (CBM) experiment at the Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research (FAIR) will explore the phase diagram of strongly interacting matter at highest net baryon densities and moderate temperatures. The Time-of-Flight (TOF) system, a spectrometer in CBM experiment, is comprised with super module (SM) detectors, each of which contains serval Multi-gap Resistiv ... More
Presented by Mr. Chao LI
Type: Poster Track: Photon detectors
Hyper-Kamiokande is the next upgrade of the currently operating Super-Kamiokande experiment. It is a large water Cherenkov detector with a fiducial volume which will be approximately 20 times larger than its precursor. Fundamental elements for this experiment are large aperture, high sensitivity photosensors able to detect the weak Cherenkov light generated by neutrino interactions or proton decay ... More
Presented by Alan Cosimo RUGGERI
Type: oral Session: R3-Trigger and data acquisition systems(3)
Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
The LHCb experiment will be upgraded in 2018-2019 to change its operation to a triggerless full-software readout scheme from Run3. This results in increasing the load of the event building and filtering farm by a factor of 40. The farm will need to be able to handle all the 40 MHz rate of the particle collisions. The network of the data acquisition system is facing with a target speed of 40 Tb/s, ... More
Presented by Mr. Balazs VONEKI on 23 May 2017 at 2:54 PM
Type: oral Session: R4-Semiconductor detectors(3)
Track: Semiconductor detectors
The Belle II detector is currently under construction at the SuperKEKB electron-positron high-luminosity collider that will provide an instantaneous luminosity 40 times higher than that of KEKB. Therefore the Belle-II VerteX Detector (VXD) will operate in a very harsh environment. A radiation monitoring and beam abort system is needed to safely operate the VXD detector in these conditions.  The ... More
Presented by Chiara LA LICATA on 23 May 2017 at 2:36 PM
Type: oral Session: R4-Semiconductor detectors(4)
Track: Semiconductor detectors
3D silicon detectors, with cylindrical electrodes that penetrate the sensor bulk perpendicularly to the surface, present a radiation-hard sensor technology. Due to a reduced electrode distance, trapping at radiation-induced defects is less and the operational voltage and power dissipation after heavy irradiation are significantly lower than for planar devices. During the last years, the 3D technol ... More
Presented by Joern LANGE on 24 May 2017 at 5:42 PM
Type: oral Session: R3-Front-end electronics and fast data transmission(1)
Track: Front-end electronics and fast data transmission
The LHC has recently been upgraded to operate at higher energy and luminosity. In addition, there are plans for further upgrades. These upgrades require the optical links of the experiments to transmit data at much higher speed in a more intense radiation environment. We have designed a new optical transceiver for transmitting data at 10 Gb/s. The device consists of a 4-channel ASIC driving a VCSE ... More
Presented by K.K. GAN on 23 May 2017 at 5:42 PM
Type: oral Session: R2-Experimental detector systems(4)
Track: Experimental detector systems
The MEG experiment searched for the lepton flavor violating process, $\mu^{+} \rightarrow e^{+}\gamma$, and published result gave a new upper limit on the branching ratio of $\mathscr{B} < 4.2 \times 10^{-13}$. The upgraded experiment (MEG II) will start to achieve one order higher branching ratio sensitivity $O(10^{-14})$ by using the world's most intense muon beam up to $\sim10^{8} \mu^{+}/$s ... More
Presented by Ryoto IWAI on 24 May 2017 at 4:48 PM
Type: oral Session: R2-Gaseous detectors(2)
Track: Gaseous detectors
Currently m$^2$ large Micromegas detectors with a spatial resolution better than 100 $\mu$m are of big interest for many experiments and applications. The combination of large size and excellent spatial resolution requires highly sophisticated construction methods in order to fulfil tight mechanical tolerances. We present a method to survey full sized micromegas detectors on potential detecto ... More
Presented by Andre ZIBELL on 24 May 2017 at 2:36 PM
Type: Poster Track: Front-end electronics and fast data transmission
The TPC barrel is placed in the center of a Multi-Purpose Detector comprising the interaction point of colliding beams together with other central detectors that provides the recovery and identification of charged particle tracks in the pseudorapidity’s range │η│≤ 1.2 in future NICA collider experiments. Tracks in the TPC are registered by 24 readout chambers placed at both end-caps of s ... More
Presented by Stepan VERESCHAGIN
Type: oral Session: R4-Photon detectors(3)
Track: Photon detectors
Recent performance results are presented for Large Area Picosecond Photodetectors (LAPPD™s) that are being developed by Incom, Inc. The LAPPD is a micro-channel plate (MCP) based photodetector containing a bi-alkali photocathode with overall dimensions of 230 mm x 220 mm x 21 mm, an active area of up to 400 cm2, spatial resolution ~1 mm, and timing resolution of approximately 100 picoseconds fo ... More
Presented by Mr. Christopher CRAVEN on 23 May 2017 at 4:48 PM
Type: oral Session: R3-Trigger and data acquisition systems(5)
Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
PandaX-II is direct dark matter search experiment, operating a half-ton scale dual-phase xenon Time Projection Chamber, located at China Jinping Underground Laboratory. Signals from the detector are recorded by 158 photomultipliers, which are then digitized and recorded by commercial flash ADC waveform digitizers. In this paper we present PandaX-II trigger and data acquisition system, focusing on ... More
Presented by Qinyu WU on 25 May 2017 at 5:24 PM
Session: Plenary 5
Presented by Shikma BRESSLER on 26 May 2017 at 10:00 AM
Type: oral Session: R1-Astrophysics and space instrumentation(2)
Track: Astrophysics and space instrumentation
Scintillating fibers can be complementary to silicon micro-strips detectors for particle trackers in Space or offer an interesting alternative. Less fragile, more flexible, with no need of wire bonds, they can be used for the development of high-resolution charged-particle tracking detectors. Prototypes consisted in a ribbon of 40 cm long, 250 $\mu$m diameter fibers, with Hamamatsu MPPC arrays and ... More
Presented by Chiara PERRINA on 24 May 2017 at 2:36 PM
Type: Poster Track: Front-end electronics and fast data transmission
The BaF2 detector array that is one of the detector systems at CSNS-WNS (White Neutron Source at China Spallation Neutron Source), mainly aiming at measuring the cross section of (n,γ), consists of the BaF2 crystals and photomultiplier tubes (PMTs) with 92 channels, the front-end electronics, readout electronics, and the data acquisition system (DAQ). To maintain as much information of the physic ... More
Presented by Mr. Xincheng QI
Type: Poster Track: Photon detectors
Photomultiplier tube(PMT) is a photoelectric element for detecting weak optical signal. Photomultipliers are typically constructed with an evacuated glass housing, containing a photocathode, several dynodes, and an anode. When it working, there is a certain voltage between adjacent electrodes and incident photons strike the photocathode material, the photocathode will release a certain number of p ... More
Presented by Dr. Sen QIAN
Type: oral Session: R2-Gaseous detectors(2)
Track: Gaseous detectors
Large size multilayer resistive Micromegas detectors will be employed for the Muon Spectrometer upgrade of the ATLAS experiment at CERN. The current innermost stations of the muon endcap system, the 10 m diameter Small Wheel, will be upgraded in the 2019-2020 long shutdown of LHC, to retain the good precision tracking and trigger capabilities in the high background environment expected with the up ... More
Presented by Andreas DUDDER on 24 May 2017 at 2:00 PM
Type: oral Session: R4-Photon detectors(6)
Track: Photon detectors
The MEG II experiment at Paul Scherrer Institut in Switzerland will search for the lepton flavour violating muon decay, $\mu^+\to e^+\gamma$, with a sensitivity ($4\times10^{-14}$) improving the existing limit of an order of magnitude. The positron Timing Counter (pTC) is the subdetector dedicated to the measurement of the positron emission time. It is designed on the basis of a new approach to im ... More
Presented by Mitsutaka NAKAO on 25 May 2017 at 4:30 PM
Type: oral Session: R1-Interface and beam instrumentation
Track: Interface and beam instrumentation
High-precision particle tracking devices allow for two-dimensional analyses of the material budget distribution of particle detectors and their periphery. These tracking devices, called beam telescopes, enable a precise measurement of the track of charged particles with an angular resolution in the order of a few ten microradian and a position resolution of a few micrometer. The material budget is ... More
Presented by Dr. Hendrik JANSEN on 25 May 2017 at 11:18 AM
Type: oral Session: R2-Experimental detector systems(3)
Track: Experimental detector systems
The LHCb detector will be upgraded during the Long Shutdown 2 (LS2) of the LHC in order to cope with higher instantaneous luminosities and to read out the data at 40MHz using a trigger-less read-out system. The current LHCb main tracking system, composed of an inner and outer tracking detector, will not be able to cope with the increased particle multiplicities and will be replaced by a single hom ... More
Presented by Ulrich UWER on 23 May 2017 at 4:30 PM
Type: Poster Track: Medical Imaging, security and other applications
The XEMIS project (Xenon Medical Imaging System) which makes use of 3$\gamma$ imaging technique, aims at making a precise 3D localization of radioactive emitter and reducing drastically (100 times less) the injected activity to the patient. The 3$\gamma$ imaging is characterized by the simultaneous detection of 3 $\gamma$-rays emitted by $^{44}$Sc within a liquid xenon Compton camera. This proj ... More
Presented by ZHU YUWEI
Type: oral Session: R4-Semiconductor detectors(6)
Track: Semiconductor detectors
The secondary electron properties of nano-thick aluminum oxide have been studied. The MCP assembly performance improvement through coating aluminum oxide is investigated. The gain, the charge resolution and the peak-to-valley ratio of the MCP detector are improved. Two possible solutions are proposed to improve the maximum yield with reduced optimal energy of secondary electron emission materials.
Presented by Dr. Yan BAOJUN on 25 May 2017 at 2:54 PM
Type: oral Session: R1-Astrophysics and space instrumentation(1)
Track: Astrophysics and space instrumentation
The SiPM-based camera technology is designed and developed for the Wide Field of View Cherenkov Telescope Array (WFCTA) of the Large High Altitude Air Shower Observatory (LHAASO) in the paper. WFCTA consists of 18 Cherenkov telescopes. Each Cherenkov telescope consists of an array of 32×32 SiPM array which cover a field of view 14°×16°with a pixel size of 0.5 °. The main scientific goal of WF ... More
Presented by Dr. Shoushan ZHANG on 23 May 2017 at 11:00 AM
Type: oral Track: Interface and beam instrumentation
In extreme radiation environments like monitoring intense proton beams, or at high temperature in a nuclear reactor, semiconductor charged particle detectors made of synthetic diamond provide a promising solution due to their high radiation tolerance and thermal properties. We present new test results on the charge collection performance of diamond detectors tested in intense proton beams ... More
Presented by Pradeep SARIN
Type: oral Session: R4-Semiconductor detectors(6)
Track: Semiconductor detectors
Low gain avalanche detectors (LGAD) were attracted considerable attention as a new concept of silicon radiation detectors. These devices are based on reach‐through avalanche photodiodes and provide a moderate gain (gain~10). Compared with general avalanche photodiodes (APD), LGAD have a remarkable improvement of the signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) which makes them more suitable to detect high energy ... More
Presented by Prof. Guangqing YAN on 25 May 2017 at 3:12 PM
Type: Poster Track: Astrophysics and space instrumentation
The Wide Field of View Cherenkov Telescope Array (WFCTA), a main component of the Large High Altitude Air Shower Observatory (LHAASO), covers more than 2.5 orders of primary cosmic rays in each observation mode, which requires the dynamic range of the photoelectric device from 10 p.e. to 32000 p.e. The silicon photomultiplier (SiPM) is a new kind of photoelectric device developing rapidly in recen ... More
Presented by Baiyang BI
Type: oral Session: R4-Semiconductor detectors(2)
Track: Semiconductor detectors
The J-PARC muon g-2/EDM experiment is a planned experiment to measure the anomalous magnetic moment (g-2) and the electric dipole moment (EDM) of muons. In contrast to the experiment at Fermilab, which uses "magic momentum" (~3.09 GeV/c) of muons to exclude the electric field dependent term on the spin precession frequency, our experiment uses ultra-cold slow muon beam which requires no focusing e ... More
Presented by Taikan SUEHARA on 23 May 2017 at 11:18 AM
Type: oral Session: R2-Gaseous detectors(3)
Track: Gaseous detectors
Compared with the International Linear Collider (ILC), the beam structure of the future Circular Electron Positron Collider (CEPC) is very different without the ‘power-pulsing’ mode. In this paper, some simulation and estimation results of the Time Projection Chamber (TPC) as one tracker detector option for CEPC were given. The optimized operation gas (Ar:CF4:C2H6=92:7:1) with the fast velocit ... More
Presented by Dr. Huirong QI on 25 May 2017 at 9:36 AM
Type: Poster Track: Gaseous detectors
The instantaneous luminosity of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN will be increased up to a factor of five with respect to the present design value by undergoing an extensive upgrade program over the coming decade. In order to benefit from the expected high luminosity performance that will be provided by the Phase-1 upgraded LHC, the first station of the ATLAS muon end-cap Small Wheel system ... More
Presented by Koki MAEKAWA
Type: oral Session: R2-Neutrino Detectors(2)
Track: Neutrino Detectors
Slow liquid scintillator (water-based or oil-based) is proposed as the detection material of a few future neutrino experiments. It can be used to distinguish between scintillation and Cherenkov light. Thus neutrino detectors with it will have the directionality and particle identification for charged particles, so that a better sensitivity is expected for low energy (MeV-scale) neutrino physics, ... More
Presented by Mr. Ziyi GUO on 23 May 2017 at 9:00 AM
Type: oral Session: R2-Gaseous detectors(3)
Track: Gaseous detectors
The instantaneous luminosity of the Large Hadron Collider at CERN will be increased up to a factor of five to seven with respect to the design value by undergoing an extensive upgrade program over the coming decade. Such increase will allow for precise measurements of Higgs boson properties and extend the search for new physics phenomena beyond the Standard Model. The largest phase-1 upgrade proje ... More
Presented by Chengguang ZHU on 25 May 2017 at 9:18 AM
Type: oral Session: R2-Gaseous detectors(2)
Track: Gaseous detectors
The resistive Micromegas detectors have already proved to be suitable for precision tracking in dense particle rate environment up to few kHz/cm$^2$. In order to achieve even higher rate capability, with low occupancy up to few MHz/cm$^2$, fine-segmented strips could be replaced by few mm$^2$ pads. We present here a solution based on small anode pads, overlayed by an insulating layer with a patte ... More
Presented by Alviggi MARIAGRAZIA on 24 May 2017 at 2:18 PM
Type: oral Session: R1-Calorimeters(3)
Track: Calorimeters
The Particle Flow approach to calorimetry requires highly granular calorimeters and sophisticated software in order to reconstruct and identify individual particles in complex event topologies. Within the CALICE collaboration, several concepts for highly granular calorimeters are studied. The Analog Hadron Calorimeter (AHCAL) concept is a sampling calorimeter of tungsten or steel absorber plates a ... More
Presented by Boruo XU on 23 May 2017 at 2:54 PM
Type: oral Session: R2-Experimental detector systems(4)
Track: Experimental detector systems
In order to improve the performance of the microchannel plate, a material having a high secondary electron emission coefficient (SEEC) is required, and the SEEC of this material needs to be accurately measured. For this purpose, a SEEC measuring device with spherical collector structure was designed. The device consists of a vacuum system, a baking system, a test system, an electronic readout syst ... More
Presented by Mr. Kaile WEN on 24 May 2017 at 5:24 PM
Type: oral Session: R1-Astrophysics and space instrumentation(2)
Track: Astrophysics and space instrumentation
Since the 1970s, silica aerogel has been widely used as Cherenkov radiators in accelerator-based particle- and nuclear-physics experiments, as well as cosmic ray experiments. For this major application, the adjustable refractive index and optical transparency of the aerogel are highly important. We have been in the process of developing high-quality aerogel tiles for use in a super-B factory exper ... More
Presented by Makoto TABATA on 24 May 2017 at 2:18 PM
Type: oral Session: R4-Semiconductor detectors(2)
Track: Semiconductor detectors
The ATLAS Inner Tracker (ITk) is an all-silicon tracker that will replace the existing inner detector at the Phase-II Upgrade of ATLAS. The outermost part of the tracker consists of the strips tracker, in which the sensors elements consist of silicon micro-strip sensors with strip lengths varying from 1.7 to up to 10 cm. The current design, at the moment under internal review in the Strips part of ... More
Presented by Carlos GARCIA-ARGOS on 23 May 2017 at 11:54 AM
Type: oral Track: Photon detectors
We have studied the rate dependence of the radiation damage of BICRON-408 (BICRON Co.) scintillator with Y11 WLS fiber and EJ-260 (ELJEN Co.) scintillator with O2 WLS fiber (Kuraray Co.). The doses were in the range from 4 to 25 Mrad and the dose rates varied from 2 to 600 krad/hour. We observed the light yield drop (measured in number of detected photoelectrons from a 60x12x4mm3 scintillator st ... More
Presented by Prof. Mikhail DANILOV
Type: oral Session: R3-Front-end electronics and fast data transmission(3)
Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
Static RAM-based Field Programmable Gate Arrays (SRAM-based FPGAs) [1, 2] are widely adopted in Trigger and Data Acquisition (TDAQ) systems of High-Energy Physics (HEP) experiments for implementing fast logic due to their re-configurability, large real-time processing capabilities and embedded high-speed serial IOs. However, these devices are sensitive to radiation effects such as single event ups ... More
Presented by Dr. Giordano RAFFAELE on 25 May 2017 at 3:12 PM
Type: Poster Track: Semiconductor detectors
The Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) detector is one of two general-purpose detectors that reconstruct the products of high energy particle interactions in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN. The silicon pixel detector is the innermost component of the CMS tracking system. The detector which was in operation between 2009 and 2016 has now been decommissioned. An upgraded one is in preparation for i ... More
Presented by Mr. Tamas Almos VAMI
Type: Poster Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
The Belle II experiment is under final stage of construction at KEK in Japan to probe New Physics beyond the Standard Model by measuring CP violation phenomena and rare decays of beauty, charm quark and tau lepton particles. The experiment is being performed at the SuperKEKB collider that does operate 40 times higher instantaneous luminosity than the KEKB. As a severe beam background environment i ... More
Presented by In-soo LEE
Type: oral Session: R4-Photon detectors(4)
Track: Photon detectors
Silicon photomultiplier (SiPM), which consists of multiple pixels of avalanche photodiodes working in Geiger-mode (G-APD) is a promising semiconductor device in low level light detection for its excellent performances such as high response speed, low operated voltage, insensitive to magnetic field and small volume. The SiPM with epitaxial quenching resistors (EQR SiPM) using epitaxial silicon laye ... More
Presented by Ms. Jiali JIANG on 24 May 2017 at 2:18 PM
Type: oral Session: R1-Astrophysics and space instrumentation(1)
Track: Astrophysics and space instrumentation
The gamma-ray observatory TAIGA (Tunka Advanced Instrument for cosmic ray physics and Gamma Astronomy) is being developed to study gamma rays and fluxes of charged cosmic rays in the energy range of 10^13 eV – 10^18 eV. The array will include a network of wide-angle (Field-of-view (FOV) - 0.6 sr) Cherenkov stations and up to 16 Imaging Atmospheric Cherenkov Telescopes (IACTs) with FOV~10×10 d ... More
Presented by Dr. Bayarto LUBSANDORZHIEV on 23 May 2017 at 11:36 AM
Type: oral Session: R3-Front-end electronics and fast data transmission(1)
Track: Front-end electronics and fast data transmission
Li Yu, Ping Cao, WeiJia Sun, ManYu Zheng, Ying Zhang and Qi An
Presented by Dr. li YU on 23 May 2017 at 5:24 PM
Type: oral Session: R1-Particle identification(2)
Track: Particle identification
The TORCH concept is based on the detection of Cherenkov light produced in a quartz radiator plate. It is an evolution of the DIRC technique, extending the performance by the use of precise measurements of the emission angles and arrival times of detected photons. This allows dispersion in the quartz to be corrected for, and the time of photon emission to be determined with a target precision of ... More
Presented by Roger FORTY on 25 May 2017 at 9:00 AM
Type: oral Session: R4-Semiconductor detectors(1)
Track: Semiconductor detectors
Run-2 of the LHC has provided new challenges to track and vertex reconstruction with higher centre-of-mass energies and luminosity leading to increasingly high-multiplicity environments, boosted, and highly-collimated physics objects. To achieve this goal, ATLAS is equipped with the Inner Detector tracking system built using different technologies, silicon planar sensors (pixel and micro-strip) ... More
Presented by Kyungeon CHOI, on 22 May 2017 at 4:54 PM
Type: oral Track: Semiconductor detectors
Schottky barrier diode (SBD) radiation detectors were prepared using 20μm thick n-type 4H-SiC epitaxial layers for α particles detection. The SBD was fabricated by depositing Ni on Si face forming Schottky contacts and Ni/Au ohmic contact on C face, respectively. The forward and reverse current-voltage (I-V) characteristics, over a wide temperature range 298-423K, were carried out on the Ni/4H-S ... More
Presented by Dr. Yunayuan DU
Type: oral Session: R4-Photon detectors(2)
Track: Photon detectors
The Jiangmen Underground Neutrino Observatory (JUNO) is a multi-purpose neutrino experiment currently under the stage of civil construction. The primary goal is to determine the neutrino mass hierarchy and precisely measure the oscillation parameters by detecting reactor anti-neutrinos. There will be around 20000 PMTs with a large photo-cathode of 20-inch equipped for the JUNO experiment, which in ... More
Presented by Dr. Zhonghua QIN on 23 May 2017 at 9:36 AM
Type: oral Session: R2-Neutrino Detectors(3)
Track: Neutrino Detectors
The Accelerator Neutrino Neutron Interaction Experiment (ANNIE) is a Water Cherenkov (WCh) - based neutrino experiment downstream of the Booster Neutrino Beam at Fermilab, designed to study the abundance of final state neutrons from neutrino-nucleus interactions. The measurement is enabled by two new techniques with wide relevance for neutrino physics: (1) the first application of Large-Area Picos ... More
Presented by Jingbo WANG on 25 May 2017 at 11:18 AM
Type: oral Session: R3-Trigger and data acquisition systems(4)
Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
The Level-1 (L1) Trigger system of the ATLAS experiment at CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) plays a key role in the ATLAS detector data-taking. It is a hardware system that selects in real time events containing physics-motivated signatures. Selection is purely based on calorimetry energy depositions and hits in the muon chambers consistent with muon candidates. The L1 Trigger system has been up ... More
Presented by Louis HELARY on 25 May 2017 at 9:18 AM
Type: oral Session: R3-Trigger and data acquisition systems(2)
Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
The Muon-to-Central Trigger Processor Interface (MUCTPI) is part of the Level-1 trigger system of the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN. We will describe an upgrade of the MUCTPI which will use optical input and provide full precision region-of-interest information on muon candidates to the topological trigger processor of the Level-1 trigger system. The new MU ... More
Presented by Spiwoks RALF on 23 May 2017 at 11:54 AM
Type: oral Session: R1-Particle identification(1)
Track: Particle identification
The Belle II spectrometer, an upgrade of the Belle detector, is under construction together with the SuperKEKB electron-positron accelerator at KEK in Japan to search for the New Physics beyond the Standard Model using 50 times higher statistics of $e^+-e^-$ collisions of the Belle experiment. An aerogel ring imaging Cherenkov (ARICH) counter will be installed into the end cap region of the new sp ... More
Presented by Tomoyuki KONNO on 23 May 2017 at 4:48 PM
Type: oral Session: R2-Experimental detector systems(2)
Track: Experimental detector systems
The PANDA experiment at the international accelerator Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research in Europe (FAIR) near GSI, Darmstadt, Germany will address fundamental questions of hadron physics. Excellent Particle Identification (PID) over a large range of solid angles and particle momenta will be essential to meet the objectives of the rich physics program. Charged PID for the barrel region of ... More
Presented by Roman DZHYGADLO on 23 May 2017 at 11:54 AM
Type: oral Session: R2-Experimental detector systems(5)
Track: Experimental detector systems
The SuperKEKB energy-asymmetric e+e- collider has now started commissioning and is working towards its design luminosity of 8x10^35cm-2s-1. In spring 2016, SuperKEKB circulated beams in both rings during the first phase of commissioning, with the Belle II detector at the roll-out position. A dedicated array of sensors collectively called BEAST II was installed around the SuperKEKB interaction poin ... More
Presented by Dr. Gabriel MIROSLAV on 25 May 2017 at 2:00 PM
Type: oral Session: R2-Gaseous detectors(3)
Track: Gaseous detectors
Ten 10 cm drift distance Time Projection Chambers (TPCs), filled with He:CO2:70:30 at slightly above one Atmosphere, equipped with a double GEM and a high resolution pixel readout were built by the University of Hawaii to measure fast neutrons produced by the SuperKEKB beam-induced background during the first and second commissioning phases. We characterized the TPCs with two different sources (Fe ... More
Presented by Igal JAEGLE on 25 May 2017 at 9:54 AM
Type: oral Session: R2-Experimental detector systems(3)
Track: Experimental detector systems
The electromagnetic calorimeter (ECAL) of the Compact Muon Solenoid Experiment (CMS) is operating at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in 2016 with proton-proton collisions at 13 TeV center-of-mass energy and at a bunch spacing of 25 ns. Challenging running conditions for CMS are expected after the High-Luminosity upgrade of the LHC (HL-LHC). We review the design and R&D studies for the CMS ECAL cry ... More
Presented by Patrizia BARRIA on 23 May 2017 at 5:24 PM
Type: oral Session: R1-Calorimeters(2)
Track: Calorimeters
The High Luminosity LHC (HL-LHC) will integrate 10 times more luminosity than the LHC, posing significant challenges for radiation tolerance and event pileup on detectors, especially for forward calorimetry, and hallmarks the issue for future colliders. As part of its HL-LHC upgrade program, the CMS collaboration is designing a High Granularity Calorimeter to replace the existing endcap calorimete ... More
Presented by Florian PITTERS on 23 May 2017 at 9:54 AM
Type: oral Session: R3-Trigger and data acquisition systems(2)
Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
An upgrade of the CMS Level-1 calorimeter trigger has been completed, fully commissioned and was used by CMS to collect data starting with the 2016 run. The new trigger has been designed to improve performance at high luminosity and large number of simultaneous inelastic collisions per crossing (pile-up). For this purpose it uses a novel design, the Time Multiplexed (TM) design, which enables all ... More
Presented by Alessandro THEA on 23 May 2017 at 11:36 AM
Type: oral Session: R4-Semiconductor detectors(4)
Track: Semiconductor detectors
The LHC will reach its third long shutdown period (LS3) around 2024. During this period the machine will be upgraded to the High Luminosity LHC (HL-LHC) increasing its instantaneous luminosity to 5x10^34 cm^-2 s^-1. As a result, an integrated luminosity of about 3000 fb^-1 will be reached after 10 years of running. The drastic increase in luminosity demands for an upgrade of the CMS experiment, th ... More
Presented by Axel KÖNIG on 24 May 2017 at 4:30 PM
Type: Poster Track: Front-end electronics and fast data transmission
The CMS experiment implements a sophisticated two-level triggering system composed of Level-1, instrumented by custom-design hardware boards, and a software High-Level-Trigger. A new Level-1 trigger architecture with improved performance is now being used to maintain the thresholds that were used in LHC Run I for the more challenging luminosity conditions experienced during Run II. The upgrades to ... More
Presented by Fanbo MENG
Type: oral Session: R1-Particle identification(2)
Track: Neutrino Detectors
The Cryogenic Underground Observatory for Rare Events (CUORE) is the first bolometric experiment reaching the 1-ton scale. The detector consists of an array of 988 TeO2 crystals arranged in a cylindrical compact structure of 19 towers. The construction of the experiment and, in particular, the installation of all towers in the cryostat was completed in August 2016: the experiment is now in pr ... More
Presented by Lorenzo CASSINA on 25 May 2017 at 10:12 AM
Type: Poster Track: Backend readout structures and embedded systems
Diamond Beam Monitor (DBM) is one of the ATLAS sub-detector which is designed to provide luminosity measurements and is a part of the Pixel Detector. At the ATLAS experiment, the Detector Control System (DCS) is used to oversee the hardware conditions and ensures a safe, a correct and an efficient experiment operation. The Safety interlocks, which are implemented into DCS, has one of the major i ... More
Presented by Grygorii SOKHRANNYI
Type: oral Session: R1-Calorimeters(5)
Track: Calorimeters
The Dark Matter Particle Explorer (DAMPE) satellite has been operating in space for more than one year, and considerable science data have already been obtained. The BGO Electromagnetic Calorimeter (BGO ECAL) of the DAMPE is a total absorption calorimeter that allows for a precise three-dimensional imaging of the shower shape. It provides a good energy resolution (<1%@200GeV) and high electron/had ... More
Presented by Yunlong ZHANG on 25 May 2017 at 2:54 PM
Type: oral Session: R3-Front-end electronics and fast data transmission(3)
Track: Front-end electronics and fast data transmission
At the core of the Jiangmen Underground Neutrino Observatory (JUNO) front-end and readout electronics is the Global Control Unit (GCU), a custom and low power hardware platform with glue logic on board which is able to perform several different tasks spanning from selective readout and transmission as well as remote peripherals control. The hardware inaccessibility after installation, the timing r ... More
Presented by Dr. Davide PEDRETTI on 25 May 2017 at 2:00 PM
Type: oral Session: R3-Trigger and data acquisition systems(1)
Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
The Intelligent FPGA Data Acquisition Framework (IFDAQ) is used for the development of the data acquisition systems. It provides a collection of IPcores needed to built entire data acquisition systems starting from a very simple stand-alone Time-to-Digital-Converter module to a large-scale DAQ including time distribution, slow control, data concentrators and event builders. The IPcore libr ... More
Presented by Mr. Dominic GAISBAUER on 22 May 2017 at 2:35 PM
Type: oral Session: R2-Neutrino Detectors(3)
Track: Neutrino Detectors
The Jiangmen Underground Neutrino Observatory (JUNO) is a 20 kton liquid scintillator detector with primary physics goal the neutrino mass hierarchy determination. The detector will be built in 700m deep underground laboratory. A multi-veto system will be built for cosmic muon detection and background reduction. The outer of the central detector is filled with water and equipped with ~2000 MCP-PMT ... More
Presented by Mr. Haoqi LU on 25 May 2017 at 11:00 AM
Type: oral Session: R2-Neutrino Detectors(3)
Track: Neutrino Detectors
KM3NeT is a European deep-sea multidisciplinary research infrastructure in the Mediterranean Sea. It will host a km3-scale neutrino telescope and dedicated instrumentation for long-term and continuous measurements for Earth and Sea sciences. The KM3NeT neutrino telescope is a 3-dimensional array of Digital Optical Modules (DOMs), suspended in the sea by means of vertical string structures, called ... More
Presented by daniele VIVOLO on 25 May 2017 at 11:36 AM
Type: oral Session: R4-Semiconductor detectors(3)
Track: Semiconductor detectors
The Large Hadron Collider Beauty detector is a flavour physics detector, designed to detect decays of b- and c-hadrons for the study of CP violation and rare decays. At the end of Run-II, many of the LHCb measurements will remain statistically dominated. In order to increase the trigger yield for purely hadronic channels, the hardware trigger will be removed and the detector will operate at 40 MH ... More
Presented by Kazuyoshi AKIBA on 23 May 2017 at 2:00 PM
Type: oral Session: R4-Photon detectors(5)
Track: Photon detectors
The Mu2e experiment at FNAL aims to measure the charged-lepton flavor violating neutrinoless conversion of a negative muon into an electron. The conversion results in a monochromatic electron with an energy slightly below the muon rest mass (104.97 MeV). The calorimeter should confirm that the candidates reconstructed by the extremely precise tracker system are indeed conversion electrons while ... More
Presented by ivano SARRA on 25 May 2017 at 11:36 AM
Type: oral Session: R3-Trigger and data acquisition systems(2)
Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
The ATLAS Level-1 calorimeter trigger is planning a series of upgrades in order to face the challenges posed by the upcoming increase of the LHC luminosity. The hardware built for the Phase-1 upgrade will be installed during the long shutdown of the LHC starting in 2019, with the aim of being fully commissioned before the restart in 2021. The upgrade will benefit from new front end electronics ... More
Presented by Victor ANDREI on 23 May 2017 at 11:18 AM
Type: oral Session: R3-Trigger and data acquisition systems(2)
Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
The LHC is expected to increase its instantaneous luminosity to $3\times10^{34} \rm{cm^{-2}s^{-1}}$ after the 'Phase-1' upgrade, to take place from 2018-2020. In order to cope with the high luminosity, an upgrade of the ATLAS trigger system will be required. The first-level Endcap Muon system identifies muons with high transverse momentum by combining data from fast a muon trigger detector, ... More
Presented by Akatsuka SHUNICHI on 23 May 2017 at 11:00 AM
Type: oral Session: R4-Semiconductor detectors(4)
Track: Semiconductor detectors
The entire tracking system of the ATLAS experiment will be replaced during the LHC Phase II shutdown (foreseen to take place around 2025) by an all-silicon detector called the “ITk” (Inner Tracker). The innermost portion of the ITk will consist of a pixel detector with stave-like support structures in the most central region and ring-shaped supports in the endcap regions; there may also be ... More
Presented by Dr. Mathieu BENOIT on 24 May 2017 at 4:48 PM
Type: oral Session: R2-Neutrino Detectors(2)
Track: Neutrino Detectors
The Jinping Neutrino Experiment will perform an in-depth research on solar neutrinos, geo-neutrinos and supernova relic neutrinos. Many efforts were devoted to the R&D of the experimental proposal. The assay and selection of low radioactive stainless-steel (SST) was carried out. The U and Th concentration is less than 1e-8 g/g for selected SST samples. A wide field-of-view and high-efficiency li ... More
Presented by Dr. Lei GUO on 23 May 2017 at 9:18 AM
Type: oral Session: R1-Particle identification(2)
Track: Particle identification
The NA62 experiment at CERN has been constructed to measure the ultra rare charged Kaon decay into a charged pion and two neutrinos with a 10% uncertainty. The main background is made by the charged kaon decay into a muon and a neutrino which is suppressed by kinematic tools using a magnetic spectrometer and by the different stopping power of muons and pions in the calorimeters. A RICH detector is ... More
Presented by Prof. Andrea BIZZETI on 25 May 2017 at 9:18 AM
Type: Poster Track: Front-end electronics and fast data transmission
Introduces a method of high-speed readout of front-end large-scale data based on the new JESD204B commercial ADC to FPGA transmission protocol. Design a front-end acquisition source board, to achieve the board to the back-end data transmission system. The JESD204B protocol is simulated by FPGA, which provides the principle support for front-end ASIC with high-speed data readout.
Presented by LIU ZHAO
Type: oral Session: R2-Experimental detector systems(5)
Track: Experimental detector systems
SHIP is a new general purpose fixed target facility, whose Technical Proposal has been recently reviewed by the CERN SPS Committee and by the CERN Research Board. The two boards recommended that the experiment proceeds further to a Comprehensive Design phase in the context of the new CERN Working group "Physics Beyond Colliders", aiming at presenting a CERN strategy for the European Strategy meeti ... More
Presented by Murat Ali GULER on 25 May 2017 at 2:36 PM
Type: oral Session: R3-Backend readout structures and embedded systems
Track: Backend readout structures and embedded systems
The SLAC Technology Innovation Directorate has developed a new electronics platform for instrumentation and control of particle accelerators and experiments. This “Common Platform” system is based on the Advanced Telecommunication Computing Architecture , and uses the ATCA shelf backplane for data, management, precision timing and machine interlocking. Local interface and data processing is p ... More
Presented by Josef FRISCH on 22 May 2017 at 5:12 PM
Type: oral Session: R1-Calorimeters(5)
Track: Calorimeters
The successful running of the technological prototype of the Semi-Digital Hadronic CALorimter (SDHCAL) proposed to equip the future ILD detector of the ILC has provided excellent results in terms of energy linearity and resolution and also tracking capabilities. Stability with time of the prototype is also successfully tested. To validate completely the SDHCAL option for ILD, a new R&D activitie ... More
Presented by imad LAKTINEH on 25 May 2017 at 3:12 PM
Type: oral Session: R4-Semiconductor detectors(2)
Track: Semiconductor detectors
A comprehensive upgrade of the LHCb detector is foreseen for the long shutdown of the LHC in 2019/20 (LSII). The upgrade has two main goals: enabling the experiment to operate at an up to five times higher instantaneous luminosity and increasing trigger efficiencies by substituting the current hardware trigger by a software one. As part of the upgrade, the existing TT tracking station in front of ... More
Presented by Carlos ABELLAN on 23 May 2017 at 12:12 PM
Type: oral Session: R4-Photon detectors(2)
Track: Photon detectors
The JUNO (Jiangmen Underground Neutrino Observatory) to be built in JiangMen, Guangdong province in south China is a generic underground national lab for neutrino physics and other research fields. Its neutrino program requires a high perfor-mance large detector, which needs approximately 16,000 Photomultiplier Tubes (PMTs), that have large sensitive area, high quantum efficiency, high gain and la ... More
Presented by Dr. Sen QIAN on 23 May 2017 at 9:18 AM
Type: Poster Track: Photon detectors
The pulse height spectra of a one-stack microchannel plate (MCP) are studied. The MCP studied is with a length-to-diameter ratio (L/D) of 80:1, which is larger than the usual MCPs for image intensifier application while are stacked as component. Using single MCP with large L/D, can achieve high gain ~ 106, and get better resolution than MCP assembly. In this manuscript, we measure the single and m ... More
Presented by Ms. Yuzhen YANG
Type: oral Session: R4-Photon detectors(3)
Track: Photon detectors
Photek are in a development program with CERN and the Universities of Oxford and Bristol to produce a novel square PMT for the proposed TORCH detector which is being developed within an ERC project, with potential application in a future upgrade of the LHCb experiment around 2023. The PMT development takes the known performance of Photek microchannel plate (MCP) based detectors of a potential spat ... More
Presented by James MILNES on 23 May 2017 at 4:30 PM
Type: oral Session: Plenary 6
Track: Photon detectors
Presented by Prof. Harry VAN DER GRAAF on 26 May 2017 at 11:00 AM
Type: oral Session: R4-Photon detectors(1)
Track: Photon detectors
VSiPMT (Vacuum Silicon PhotoMultiplier Tube) is an innovative photodetector that matches the excellent photon counting performances of SiPMs with the large sensitive surfaces of standard PMTs. 
In such device, the photoelectrons generated by a large surface photocathode are accelerated and driven by an electrostatic focusing system towards a small focal area covered by a SiPM. This solution is ... More
Presented by daniele VIVOLO on 22 May 2017 at 2:36 PM
Type: oral Session: R4-Photon detectors(1)
Track: Photon detectors
Photomultiplier tubes (PMTs), as a kind of light detector with high sensitivity and super fast time response, are widely used in physics experiment, industrial production, medical equipment and other fields. And With the increasingly common use of large area PMTs for nuclear and particle physics experiments, information on the uniformity of photocathode is important to accurate particle identifica ... More
Presented by GAO FENG on 22 May 2017 at 2:54 PM
Type: Poster Track: Gaseous detectors
With the international development of the new generation neutron source, the traditional neutron detector can't satisfy the demand of the application of the high flux especially. And facing the global crisis of 3He supply, the research on the new style of the neutron detector becomes extremely urgent. Considered with the development demand of the domestic neutron scattering facility CSNS (China Sp ... More
Presented by Ms. xiaojuan ZHOU
Type: Poster Track: Medical Imaging, security and other applications
There are so many proteins which are embedded into biological membranes. Many membrane proteins are the major players in important cell processes and therefore key targets for research on human health and drug development. The crystals of these large membrane proteins typically have very large unit cells with repeat of a few hundred Å. Neutron diffraction experiments on membrane proteins can be ... More
Presented by Katsuaki TOMOYORI
Type: oral Session: R2-Experimental detector systems(2)
Track: Experimental detector systems
Over the five experiments (ALICE, ATLAS, CMS, LHCb and TOTEM) taking data at the CERN Large Hadron Collider (LHC) 27 gas systems are delivering the proper gas mixture to the corresponding detectors. Each gas system is made of different functional modules which are distributed on average into about 10 Universal Euroracks. If we imagine to put one on the top of the other the 270 Euroracks used for t ... More
Presented by Roberto GUIDA on 23 May 2017 at 11:00 AM
Type: oral Session: Registration
Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
The expected factor of 10 increase in peak luminosity of the upgraded High Luminosity LHC will force the ATLAS experiment to increase early stage trigger selection power. The agreed strategy is to implement precise track reconstruction, through which sharper trigger turn-on curves can be achieved for primary single-lepton selections, while contributing to b-tagging and tau-tagging techniques as we ... More
Presented by William PANDURO VAZQUEZ
Type: Poster Track: Neutrino Detectors
The Jiangmen Underground Neutrino Observatory (JUNO) detector, under construction in a 700 meters underground lab, will explore the neutrino mass hierarchy by measuring the reactor anti-neutrino spectrum in a 20 kton liquid scintillator detector. For the sake of suppressing the radioactivity from the surrounding rocks and tagging the cosmic muons, the outer of the central detector is filled with w ... More
Presented by Mr. Yongpeng ZHANG
Type: oral Session: R2-Experimental detector systems(3)
Track: Experimental detector systems
The LHCb experiment is designed to study B and D decays at the LHC, and as such is constructed as a forward spectrometer. The large particle density in the forward region poses extreme challenges to the subdetectors, in terms of hit occupancies and radiation tolerance. Two methods and their results will be presented that show no radiation damage of the gaseous straw tube detector after having ... More
Presented by Dr. Artur UKLEJA on 23 May 2017 at 4:48 PM
Type: oral Session: Plenary 5
Track: Interface and beam instrumentation
The accomplishments of the xTCA for Physics PICMG standards collaboration will be described since the group’s inception in 2009. PICMG (PCI Industrial Computer Manufacturers Group) is a consortium of over 200 companies who invited the physics community to join in order to standardize extensions of their telecommunications standards called ATCA (Advanced Telecom Computing Architecture) and MicroT ... More
Presented by Mr. Raymond S, LARSEN on 26 May 2017 at 9:30 AM
Type: oral Session: R2-Experimental detector systems(1)
Track: Experimental detector systems
The Belle II experiment is currently under construction at the e+e- collider SuperKEKB in Japan. Its vertex detector (VXD), comprising a two layer DEPFET pixel detector (PXD) surrounded by four layers of double sided silicon strip detector (SVD), is indispensable for the accurate determination of the decay point of B or D mesons as well as track reconstruction of low momentum particles. In order t ... More
Presented by Dr. Hua YE on 22 May 2017 at 4:36 PM
Type: oral Session: R3-Trigger and data acquisition systems(3)
Track: Trigger and data acquisition systems
To cope with large amount of data and high event rate expected from the planned High-Luminosity LHC (HL-LHC) upgrade, the ATLAS monitored drift tube (MDT) readout electronics will be replaced. In addition, the MDT detector will be used at the first-level trigger to improve the muon transverse momentum resolution and reduce the trigger rate. A new trigger and readout system has been proposed. Proto ... More
Presented by Junjie ZHU on 23 May 2017 at 2:18 PM
Type: oral Session: R2-Gaseous detectors(3)
Track: Gaseous detectors
The High-Luminosity LHC (HL-LHC) is planned to start the operation in 2026 with an instantaneous luminosity of 7.5 x 10^34 cm-2s-1. To cope with the event rate higher than that of LHC, the trigger and readout electronics of ATLAS Thin Gap Chamber will need to be replaced. An advanced first-level trigger with fast tracking will be implemented with the transfer of all hit data from the frontend to t ... More
Presented by Tomomi KAWAGUCHI on 25 May 2017 at 9:00 AM
Type: oral Session: R1-Calorimeters(4)
Track: Calorimeters
The Tile Calorimeter (TileCal) is the hadronic calorimeter of ATLAS covering the central region of the ATLAS experiment. TileCal will undergo a major replacement of its on- and off-detector electronics in 2024 for the high luminosity programme of the LHC. The calorimeter signals will be digitized and sent directly to the off-detector electronics, where the signals are reconstructed and shipped t ... More
Presented by Fukun TANG on 24 May 2017 at 4:48 PM
Type: oral Session: R2-Gaseous detectors(1)
Track: Gaseous detectors
The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) will be upgraded in several phases that will allow to significantly expanding its physics program. After the expected long shutdown in 2018 (LS2) the accelerator luminosity will be increased to 2 − 3 × 1034 cm^−2s^−1 exceeding the design value of 1 × 1034 cm^−2s^−1 allowing the CMS experiment to collect approximately 100 fb^−1/year. A subsequent upgrad ... More
Presented by Michele BIANCO on 23 May 2017 at 2:36 PM
Type: oral Session: R3-Medical Imaging, security and other applications
Track: Medical Imaging, security and other applications
We report on an innovative liquid xenon Compton camera project, XEMIS (XEnon Medical Imaging System), for a new functional medical imaging technique based on the detection in coincidence of 3 $\gamma$-rays. The purpose of this 3$\gamma$ imaging modality is to obtain a 3D image using 100 times less activity than in current PET systems. The combination of a liquid xenon time projection chamber (LXe- ... More
Presented by Yajing XING on 23 May 2017 at 9:18 AM
Type: oral Session: R1-Dark Matter Detectors
Track: Dark Matter Detectors
The XENON collaboration seeks to measure WIMP-nucleon interactions using liquid xenon time projection chambers (TPCs). The experiment is a staged process, with the most recent iteration, XENON1T, currently in operation at the Gran Sasso National Laboratory in Italy. This TPC uses 3.5 tons of liquid xenon total and will achieve an unprecedented sensitivity to the WIMP-nucleon cross section with 2.0 ... More
Presented by Daniel CODERRE on 22 May 2017 at 4:18 PM