Barbara Warmbein | 5 December 2013If physicists had it their way, detectors of the future would be powered with air. They want no material and no electronic noise to disturb their measurements. Powering by air isn’t a realistic option, so electrical engineers are tackling the challenge, putting a lot of effort into keeping noise down and material out. One of them is Cristian Fuentes at CERN. His latest project: power pulsing for the CLIC detector.
Category: Around the World | Tagged: CERN, CLIC, detector R&D, power pulsing
Rika Takahashi | 24 October 2013Despite the largest typhoon in the year approaching, about 300 people braved the elements and gathered at a conference hall at University of Tokyo on 15 October. A symposium entitled “Can the ILC solve the mystery of the Universe?” was held, with representatives from the Linear Collider Collaboration (LCC) and specialists from various fields.
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Jie Gao | 12 September 2013On 3 September, the Asia-Pacific High Energy Physics Panel (AsiaHEP) and Asian Committee for Future Accelerators (ACFA) jointly issued a statement that the ILC is the most promising electron positron collider to achieve the objectives of next-generation physics.
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Marcel Vos (IFIC Valencia, Spain), with help from Igor Rubinsky and Hanno Perrey (DESY, Germany), Carlos Marinas and Theresa Obermann (Bonn University, Germany), and David Cussans (Bristol University, UK) | 25 July 2013Three detector R&D collaborations working on tomorrow's pixel detectors for charged particles joined forces in a combined test in a beam of particles. With the successful read-out of the three devices in a single data acquisition, they reach another milestone of the EU-sponsored AIDA Project. Work continues towards a more versatile telescope infrastructure to be made available to a broad user community.
Category: Around the World | Tagged: AIDA, beam telescope, DEPFET, detector R&D, EUDET telescope, test beam