Instrumentation Milestone

HGTD project milestone achieved

October 6, 2021

Collider Physics Group

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.

IFAE is now developing a readout system. The hybridization process will also be carried out at IFAE, except the UBM step, which will be done at CNM.

Latest Group News

IFAE organization

New positions in the IFAE Organization

January 16, 2023

Mario Martinez, ICREA professor at IFAE and head of the Gravitational Waves Group, is the new Director of the Experimental Division and takes on the role of IFAE Deputy Director. Martine Bosman, retiring Director of the Experimental Division, assumes the status of IFAE Emeritus.

New Publication

New ATLAS group paper

January 12, 2023

The paper “Search for a new scalar resonance in flavour-changing neutral-current top-quark decays 𝒕 → 𝒒𝑿 (𝒒 = 𝒖, 𝒄), with 𝑿 → 𝒃𝒃bar, in proton-proton collisions at sqrt(s) = 13 TeV with the ATLAS detector” has been submitted to JHEP.

New Member

New Member in the ATLAS group

January 12, 2023

Javier Montejo Berlingen has joined the ATLAS group at IFAE as tenure-track Ramon y Cajal Researcher.