ND280 Upgrade TPC Prototype
December 9, 2020Neutrinos Group
2nd TPC prototype for the ND280 Upgrade project production finished
Nexus Projectes SL from Matorell finished the production of the 2nd TPC prototype for the ND280 Upgrade project.
Thorsten Lux accompanied the most crucial production steps. A first visual inspection gives an excellent impression.
The prototype is now shipped to Padova for further tests. This is a crucial step to start the production of the 4 final TPC field cages, 8 times the size of the prototype, at Nexus in the beginning of 2021.
Three new IFAE patents
October 9, 2023
IFAE filed a new medical imaging technology patent application: “Proton CT System with Improved Proton Energy Detector” and a patent application was granted named “Devices, Systems, and Methods for Mammography with a Detector Having Reduced Dimensions.” The third is a PET technology based new patent application filed in the European Patent Office.
Time Projection Chambers (TPC) installation completed at J-PARC
September 13, 2023
The detector is already connected to the gas system and first cosmics in this configuration are expected to be recorded in about 4 weeks. First data taking with a neutrino beam is planned for the 2nd half of November and December.