Instrumentation

Testbeam campaign for the ND280 Upgrade TPC

September 7, 2022

Neutrinos Group

The ND280 Upgrade TPC group is currently performing a testbeam with a full readout plane consisting of 8 Micromegas.

Annalisa de Lorenzis, Pilar Casado, Merlin Varghese (photo) and Thorsten Lux (photo) are participating in the installation and the shifts of this testbeam campaig

Latest Group News

New Positions

Thorsten Lux nominated as leader of the ND280 working group for Hyper-Kamiokande

February 7, 2024

Thorsten Lux has been nominated as leader of the ND280 working group for Hyper-Kamiokande. ND280 will be crucial for the success of the Hyper-Kamiokande (HyperK) experiment.

Instrumentation

T2K ND280 Upgrade Milestone: Cosmic Tracks Recorded as New Detectors Installed

October 18, 2023

The T2K ND280 Upgrade project achieved a significant milestone as the first of the new Time Projection Chambers (TPCs) recorded cosmic tracks inside the ND280 pit.

Patents

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.