ATLAS Pixels group milestone achieved

September 1, 2021

Collider Physics Group

The ATLAS pixel group completed the first step to qualify IFAE as a 3D module production site for the HL-LHC upgrade

Three triplets were produced according to a set of stringent requirements that include controlling the glue thickness to within +/- 10 um and the position of the modules to within 20 um.

Juan Carlotto and Pablo Fernandez led the activities, with the help of Eric Peregrina and Jorge Garcia. However, this effort is soon to be followed by the more demanding fabrication of RD53A triplet prototypes.

Latest Group News

Instrumentation Milestone

HGTD project milestone achieved

October 6, 2021

Wafers with the ALTIROC2 chip were received this week. This is a major milestone for the HGTD project.R. Casanova played a leading role in the design of the digital part of the chip and its verification.

New Position

Martine Bosman elected as a Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences

October 6, 2021

Martine Bosman was recently elected as a Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences (EurASc). EurASc is a fully independent international association of distinguished scholars that aims to recognize and elect to its membership the best European scientists with a vision for Europe as a whole, transcending national borders, and with the aims of strengthening European science and scientific cooperation.


IFAE at EPS-HEP 2021

July 28, 2021

The European Physical Society conference on high energy physics 2021 (EPS-HEP 2021), one of the most important conferences in HEP of the year, is taking place online this week. Three IFAE groups are participating: