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.
New Neutrinos group paper
January 25, 2023
The IFAE Neutrino group has a new publication: SuperFGD prototype time resolution studies ( I. Alekseev et al 2023 JINST 18 P01012) related to the T2K ND280 Upgrade project.
Spain and Japan sign a MoU to promote the construction of the Hyper-Kamiokande neutrino telescope
September 1, 2022
The Ministry of Science and Innovation of the Government of Spain, the High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK) of Japan and the University of Tokyo (UTokyo) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to promote the construction of the Hyper-Kamiokande neutrino telescope. IFAE is a member of the HK Spanish consortium.