New member of the Gamma-ray group
February 23, 2022Gamma-ray Group
Giulio Lucchetta has just started as a new postdoc of the Gamma-ray Group.
Giulio obtained his Bachelor and Master degree in Physics at the University of Padova. He recently completed his PhD under the supervision of Prof. Dr. David Berge and Dr. Markus Ackermann on a small project called MeVCube, about the design and development of prototype detectors for a Compton telescope based on the CubeSat standard.
Giulio will be involved in the construction of the future HERD cosmic ray detector onboard the Chinese Space Station.
The LST Collaboration Publishes its first Scientific Paper with Data from the LST-1
March 16, 2023
On March 6, the LST Collaboration published its first scientific paper in the Astronomy & Astrophysics journal. The paper focuses on a multi-wavelength study of the unidentified ultra-high-energy gamma-ray source known as LHAASO J2108+5157.
Chinese Academy of Science delegation visit IFAE
March 1, 2023
A delegation of the Chinese Academy of Science visited IFAE on Monday February 27 2023. The visit was part of a tour for reviewing the status of the collaborations with different European research institutions on space missions. IFAE has been participating in the design of the HERD cosmic-ray/gamma-ray detector for the China Space Station since 2020.