Sep 10 – 12, 2012
Krakow, Poland
Europe/Zurich timezone


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Krakow, Poland

Krakow, Poland


The understanding of the Higgs properties, the measurements of triple and quartic boson-boson coupling, the study of the Higgs self coupling, and the search of new particles are strong Physics cases, pushing for a LHC upgrade both in energy and luminosity. New concepts of on-line triggers must be developed in order to cope with the expected presence of hundreds pp collisions per bunch-crossing. The use of a time coincidence window between hits of the same sub-detector or of different sub-detectors much narrower than accelerator clock can strongly increase the rejection of fake coincidences. Tracking layers with sub-nanosecond time resolution can meet the requirements. Resistive Plate Chambers and Diamond Detectors are two important example of candidate detectors for "timing trackers". New front-end electronic technologies must be made available to the European high-energy research community such as SiGe BiCMOS chips and Vertical Integration Mixed technology in order to build timing trackers for high luminosity colliders.

Primary author

Gabriele Chiodini (INFN Lecce)


Roberto Perrino (Univ. + INFN) Stefania Spagnolo (INFN Lecce and Dip. di Matematica e Fisica "Ennio De Giorgi", Universita del Salento (IT))

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