MPGD 2013 & 11th RD51 collaboration meeting

from Monday, July 1, 2013 (8:00 AM) to Saturday, July 6, 2013 (6:00 PM)
Paraninfo buidling, Zaragoza, Spain

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Jul 1, 2013
Jul 2, 2013
Jul 3, 2013
Jul 4, 2013
Jul 5, 2013
Jul 6, 2013
AM
9:00 AM --- Registration ---
9:40 AM --- Welcome ---
10:05 AM
Monday (MPGD morning session) (until 10:55 AM) (Aula Magna)
10:05 AM Review talk: Higgs Discovery and Detector Instrumentation. Present and future - Maksym Titov (CEA/IRFU,Centre d'etude de Saclay Gif-sur-Yvette (FR))   (Aula Magna)
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10:55 AM --- coffee break ---
11:15 AM
Monday (MPGD mid-morning session) - Ioanis Giomataris (CEA - Centre d'Etudes de Saclay (FR)) (until 1:20 PM) (Aula Magna)
11:15 AM The micromegas project for the ATLAS upgrade - George Iakovidis (National Technical Univ. of Athens (GR))   (Aula Magna)
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11:40 AM Status of the Triple-GEM Project for the Upgrade of the CMS Muon System - Michael Tytgat (Ghent University (BE))   (Aula Magna)
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12:05 PM GEM upgrade of the ALICE TPC - Markus Ball (Technische Universitaet Muenchen (DE))   (Aula Magna)
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12:30 PM Performances of large pixelized Micromegas detectors in the COMPASS environment - Florian Thibaud (C)   (Aula Magna)
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12:55 PM Progress on CLAS12 Micromegas detectors - Gabriel Charles   (Aula Magna)
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9:00 AM
Tuesday (MPGD morning session) - Fabio Sauli (TERA Foundation (IT)) (until 10:55 AM) (Aula Magna)
9:00 AM Review talk: simulation tools for MPGDs - Rob Veenhof (Uludag University (TR))   (Aula Magna)
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9:40 AM Potential Ion gating using GEM: Experiment and simulations - Philippe Gros   (Aula Magna)
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10:05 AM Direct charge digital readout of dual phase xenon Time Projection Chambers with GridPix - Matteo Alfonsi (NIKHEF (NL))   (Aula Magna)
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10:30 AM Recent advances with THGEM detectors - Shikma Bressler (Weizmann Institute of Science (IL))   (Aula Magna)
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10:55 AM --- coffee break ---
11:15 AM
Tuesday (MPGD mid-morning session) - Fabio Sauli (TERA Foundation (IT)) (until 1:20 PM) (Aula Magna)
11:15 AM Performance Studies of Bulk Micromegas with Different Amplification Gaps - Paul Colas (CEA/IRFU,Centre d'etude de Saclay Gif-sur-Yvette (FR))   (Aula Magna)
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11:40 AM ACTAR-TPC: new active target for nuclear physics experiments - Julien Pancin (Grand Accelerateur National d'Ions Lourds (FR))   (Aula Magna)
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12:05 PM High resolution tracking detectors with cascaded GEMs - Lev Shekhtman (Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics (BINP))   (Aula Magna)
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12:30 PM SuperFRS GEM-TPC Development for the FAIR Facility - Francisco Ignacio Garcia Fuentes (Helsinki Institute of Physics (FI))   (Aula Magna)
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12:55 PM GEM based R&D for Muon Chambers for the CBM experiment at FAIR - Anand Kumar Dubey (Department of Atomic Energy (IN))   (Aula Magna)
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9:00 AM
Wednesday (MPGD morning session) -Dr Maxim TITOV (CEA Saclay) (until 10:55 AM) (Aula Magna)
9:00 AM Review talk: state-of-the-art in Microelectronics: Miniaturization and Integration - Alessandro Marchioro (CERN)   (Aula Magna)
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9:40 AM The Pixel-TPC: first results from an 8-InGrid module - Michael Lupberger (Universitaet Bonn (DE))   (Aula Magna)
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10:05 AM Properties of Thick-GEM in Low Pressure Deuterium - Lee CheongSoo   (Aula Magna)
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10:30 AM Characterization of a medium-size Xe-TPC instrumented with microbulk-Micromegas - Diego Gonzalez Diaz (Universidad de Zaragoza (ES))   (Aula Magna)
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10:55 AM --- coffee break ---
11:15 AM
Wednesday (MPGD mid-morning session) -Dr Maxim TITOV (CEA Saclay) (until 1:20 PM) (Aula Magna)
11:15 AM Property of LCP-GEM in Pure Dimethyl Ether under Low Pressure - Yoko Takeuchi   (Aula Magna)
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11:40 AM Two-phase Cryogenic Avalanche Detectors in Ar with THGEM/GAPD-matrix optical readout - Andrey Sokolov (Ecole Polytechnique)   (Aula Magna)
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12:05 PM Micromegas as low background x-ray detectors for axion experiments - Javier Gracia Garza (Universidad de Zaragoza (ES))   (Aula Magna)
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12:25 PM GEM-TPC X-ray Polarimeter onboard GEMS Satellite - Toru Tamagawa   (Aula Magna)
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12:50 PM ASTROBOX: New detection for very low-energy protons spectra from β-delayed proton decay - Emanuel Pollaco   (Aula Magna)
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8:00 AM
Free day (until 11:00 PM) ()
9:00 AM
WG2 - Physics issues - Harry Van Der Graaf (NIKHEF (NL)) Maximilien Chefdeville (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR)) (until 1:00 PM) ()
Vidyo link:
9:00 AM Performance studies of Micromegas for the ATLAS experiment - Mauro Iodice (INFN - Sezione di Roma Tre)   ()
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9:20 AM Triple-GEM multi-module measurements in large TPC prototype - Astrid Muennich (D)   ()
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9:40 AM Study of Ion Back Flow suppression with thick COBRA GEM - Kohei Terasaki (University of Tokyo (JP))   ()
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10:00 AM New results on gas gain fluctuations in a Micromegas detector - Dr Thomas Zerguerras (Universite de Paris-Sud 11 (FR))   ()
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10:20 AM Further studies on the position-sensitive THCOBRA for imaging purposes - A.L.M. Silva   ()
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10:40 AM A new glass GEM with a single sided guard-ring structure - Yuki Mitsuya   ()
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11:00 AM --- Coffee break ---
11:20 AM Development of Gas filled detector for High Energy Physics Experiment - Saikat Biswas (GSI)   ()
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11:40 AM A novel TPC for the MINOS project - Dr Alan Peyaud (CEA/IRFU,Centre d'etude de Saclay Gif-sur-Yvette (FR))   ()
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12:00 PM VUV sensitive gaseous photomultiplier with position capability based on thick multipliers - joao veloso (university of aveiro) Tiago Lopes   ()
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12:20 PM The FIDIAS project: development of a Micromegas TPC for low energy heavy ions detection - Francisco Jose Iguaz Gutierrez (Universidad de Zaragoza (ES))   ()
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12:40 PM Genetic multiplexing for MPGD: how to read more than 1,000 strips with 64 channels - Sebastien Procureur (CEA/IRFU,Centre d'etude de Saclay Gif-sur-Yvette (FR))   ()
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9:00 AM
WG4 - Simulation - Carlos Alberto Bastos De Oliveira (Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, CA, USA) Rob Veenhof (University of Wisconsin) Carlos Alberto Bastos De Oliveira (University of Aveiro (PT)) Rob Veenhof (Uludag University (TR)) (until 1:00 PM) (Aula Magna)
Vidyo link:
9:00 AM Spatial Resolutions of GEM TPC - A Novel Theoretical Formula and Comparisons to Latest Beam Test Data - Ryo Yonamine (KEK)   (Aula Magna)
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9:30 AM Comparison of experimental data with simulation for the micro-TPC with InGrid pixel readout and its future studies using a new versatile test platform - Andrii Chaus (C)   (Aula Magna)
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10:00 AM Charging-up studies: the case of GEM and THGEM - Pedro Correia (University of Aveiro)   (Aula Magna)
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10:30 AM G2CD, General Gaseous Calorimeter Digitizer - Yacine Haddad (Ecole Polytechnique (FR))   (Aula Magna)
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10:50 AM --- Coffee ---
11:20 AM Micromegas mesh transparency, measurements and simulations - Fabian Kuger (Bayerische Julius Max. Universitaet Wuerzburg (DE))   (Aula Magna)
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11:50 AM Gas gain and energy transfer rate measurements in Ar-CO2 mixtures - Ozkan Sahin (Uludag University (TR))   (Aula Magna)
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9:00 AM
WG5 - Electronics - Jochen Kaminski (Universitaet Bonn (DE)) Hans Muller (CERN) (until 1:00 PM) (Room Costa)
Vidyo link:
9:20 AM Proof of principle power pulsed electronics for Linear Collider TPC - Dr Madhu Sudan Dixit (Carleton University (CA))   (Room Costa)
9:40 AM Operation principles and requirements for electronics – detector system in solar X-ray instruments - Piotr Podgorski   (Room Costa)
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10:00 AM Upgrade of the TOTEM DAQ using the Scalable Readout System (SRS) - Michele Quinto (Universita e INFN-Bari (IT))   (Room Costa)
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10:20 AM Update on the integration of SRS into the ATLAS DAQ environment - Andre Zibell (Ludwig-Maximilians-Univ. Muenchen (DE))   (Room Costa)
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10:40 AM SRS commercial status 2013 - Hans Muller (CERN)   (Room Costa)
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PM
1:20 PM --- Lunch break ---
2:50 PM
Monday (MPGD afternoon session) - Silvia Dalla Torre (Universita e INFN (IT)) (until 4:45 PM) (Aula Magna)
2:50 PM Review talk: MPGDs for TPC readouts at the Energy, Intensity and Cosmic Frontiers - Paul Colas (CEA/IRFU,Centre d'etude de Saclay Gif-sur-Yvette (FR))   (Aula Magna)
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3:30 PM Development of a GEM-TPC for H-dibaryon Search Experiment at J-PARC - Hiroyuki Sako (Japan Atomic Research Agency)   (Aula Magna)
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3:55 PM The Cylindrical-GEM detectors for the KLOE-2 Inner Tracker - Gianfranco Morello (Univ. degli Studi della Calabria)   (Aula Magna)
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4:20 PM Performance of a Large GEM-TPC at FOPI - Felix Valentin Boehmer (Technische Universitaet Muenchen (DE))   (Aula Magna)
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4:45 PM
Monday (poster session ) (until 5:55 PM) (poster room)
4:45 PM A Micromegas detector for 222Rn emanations measurements - Juan Antonio Garcia Pascual (Facultad de Ciencias-Universidad de Zaragoza)   (poster room)
Poster
4:45 PM A successful application of thinner‐THGEMs - Liu Qian (UCAS)   (poster room)
Poster
4:45 PM Application of 2D‐GEM with Strip Readout in Synchrotron Radiation - Jianrong Zhou   (poster room)
4:45 PM Beam Tracking with Micromegas & Wire Chambers in Secondary Electron Detection Configuration - Begoña Fernandez (CNA-University of Seville)   (poster room)
Poster
4:45 PM Development of GEM gas detectors for X‐ray crystal spectrometry - Marina Chernyshova   (poster room)
Poster
4:45 PM Gain Uniformity tests on full scale triple GEM detectors for CMS high Eta upgrade - Christopher Armaingaud (Institut de Physique et Chimie des Materiaux de Strasbourg (FR))   (poster room)
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4:45 PM GET: A Generic Electronic System for TPCs for nuclear physics experiments - Emanuel Pollaco (CEA)   (poster room)
4:45 PM He‐CF4 and He‐CH4 mixtures for THGEM‐based GPMs operating at cryogenic temperatures - Shikma Bressler (Weizmann Institute of Science (IL))   (poster room)
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4:45 PM High Resolution Single Photon Scanning Device for TGEMs - Gergo Hamar (MTA KFKI RMKI)   (poster room)
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4:45 PM Novel ideas for fabrication of hard X‐ray imagers by combination of nano photo converter or nano scintillator with GEM detector - Shahyar Saramad   (poster room)
4:45 PM Pattern recognition of Xe‐136 double beta decay signal in a High Pressure Xe gaseous TPC - Laura Segui Iglesia (Departamento de Fisica Teorica-Facultad de Ciencias-Universidad)   (poster room)
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4:45 PM Performance Studies of a MicroMeGas Chamber in the ATLAS Environment - Konstantinos Ntekas (National Technical Univ. of Athens (GR))   (poster room)
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4:45 PM Progresses in the production of large‐size THGEM boards - Stefano Levorato (Universita e INFN (IT))   (poster room)
Poster
4:45 PM Radiopurity control in rare event experiments using micromegas - Susana Cebrian (University of Zaragoza)   (poster room)
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4:45 PM Study of long‐term operation of triple‐GEM detectors for the high rate environment in CMS - Jeremie Alexandre Merlin (Institut de Physique et Chimie des Materiaux de Strasbourg (FR))   (poster room)
Poster
4:45 PM Study on the effect of dust on leakage current of bulk micro‐MEGAS detector - Bo Wang (IHEP)   (poster room)
4:45 PM The simulation of gas avalanche in a Micro Pixel Chamber using Garfield++ - Atsuki Takada   (poster room)
Poster
4:45 PM Towards smaller gap microbulks - esther ferrer ribas   (poster room)
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4:45 PM Xe‐TMA for high‐pressure Time Projection Chambers - Pablo Pons   (poster room)
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5:55 PM
Monday (MPGD evening session) - Silvia Dalla Torre (Universita e INFN (IT)) (until 6:45 PM) (Aula Magna)
5:55 PM Development of Micromegas detectors for neutron time-of-flight measurements - Thomas Papaevangelou (CEA/IRFU,Centre d'etude de Saclay Gif-sur-Yvette (FR))   (Aula Magna)
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6:20 PM The NIFFTE project - Jaime Ruz Armendariz (Lawrence Livermore Nat. Laboratory (US))   (Aula Magna)
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1:20 PM --- Lunch break ---
2:50 PM
Tuesday (MPGD afternoon session) - Amos Breskin (Weizmann Institute of Science (IL)) (until 4:45 PM) (Aula Magna)
2:50 PM Review talk: fabrication techniques and industrialization of MPGDs - Rui De Oliveira (CERN)   (Aula Magna)
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3:30 PM Status and progress of the novel photon detectors based on THGEM and hybrid MPGD architectures - Fulvio Tessarotto (Universita e INFN (IT))   (Aula Magna)
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3:55 PM Development of Die Hard GEM using PTFE Insulator Substrate - Toru Tamagawa (RIKEN)   (Aula Magna)
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4:20 PM A Piggyback resistive Micromegas - esther ferrer ribas   (Aula Magna)
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4:45 PM --- coffee break ---
5:05 PM
Tuesday (MPGD evening session) - Amos Breskin (Weizmann Institute of Science (IL)) (until 6:20 PM) (Aula Magna)
5:05 PM Micro Pixel Chamber with resistive electrodes for spark reduction - Dr Atsuhiko Ochi (Kobe University (JP))   (Aula Magna)
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5:30 PM The μdot-THCOBRA: a new gaseous electron multiplier concept - joao veloso (university of aveiro)   (Aula Magna)
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5:55 PM Performance of Glass GEM - Takeshi Fujiwara   (Aula Magna)
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1:20 PM --- Lunch break ---
2:50 PM
Wednesday (MPGD afternoon session) - Leszek Ropelewski (CERN) (until 4:45 PM) (Aula Magna)
2:50 PM Review talk: applications of MPGDs beyond particle and nuclear physics physics - Fabrizio Murtas (Istituto Nazionale Fisica Nucleare (IT))   (Aula Magna)
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3:30 PM TCPD, a TGEM Based Hybrid UV Photon Detector - Gergo Hamar (MTA KFKI RMKI)   (Aula Magna)
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3:55 PM Aging Effects in GEM Detectors - Christian Dreisbach   (Aula Magna)
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summary
4:20 PM Status of THGEM based neutron detector in CSNS - Jiangrong Zhou   (Aula Magna)
Slides
4:45 PM
Wednesday (poster session) (until 5:55 PM) (poster room)
4:45 PM A new glass GEM with a single sided guard‐ring structure - Yuki Mitsuya   (poster room)
Poster
4:45 PM Advances of a new MPGD laboratory for training, development, fabrication, applications and innovation - Rafael M Gutierrez (Universidad Antonio Nariño)   (poster room)
Poster
4:45 PM Charging‐up studies: the case of GEM and THGEM - Pedro Manuel Mendes Correia (University of Aveiro (PT))   (poster room)
Poster
4:45 PM Development of an ATLAS compatible ReadOutDriver for MicroMegas Detectors, based on the SRS system - Andre Zibell (Ludwig-Maximilians-Univ. Muenchen (DE))   (poster room)
Poster
4:45 PM Development of Au‐coated THGEM for Single Photon, Charge Particle, and Neutron Detection - Xie Yuguang   (poster room)
Poster
4:45 PM Development of GEM for the CBM MUCH Detector - Saitkat Biswas (GSI - Helmholtzzentrum fur Schwerionenforschung GmbH (DE))   (poster room)
4:45 PM Development of MicroMEGAS using sputtered resistive electrodes for ATLAS upgrade - Dr Atsuhiko Ochi (Kobe University (JP))   (poster room)
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4:45 PM Development of the GEM‐based Read‐Out Chambers for ALICE TPC - Piotr Jan Gasik (Technische Universitaet Muenchen (DE))   (poster room)
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4:45 PM Further studies on the position‐sensitive THCOBRA for imaging purposes - Ana Luisa Silva (University of Aveiro)   (poster room)
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4:45 PM G2CD, General Gaseous Calorimeter Digitizer - Yacine Haddad (Ecole Polytechnique (FR))   (poster room)
Poster
4:45 PM Genetic multiplexing for MPGD: how to read more than 1,000 strips with 64 channels - Sebastien Procureur (CEA/IRFU,Centre d'etude de Saclay Gif-sur-Yvette (FR))   (poster room)
4:45 PM Large Area GEM for current and future experiments in Hall A at JLab - Kondo Gnanvo (University of Virginia (US))   (poster room)
4:45 PM Operation principles and requirements for electronics – detector system in solar X‐ray instruments - Szymon Gburek   (poster room)
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4:45 PM Quintuple‐GEM CsI Ring Imaging Cherenkov Detector - Stephanie Zajac   (poster room)
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4:45 PM Solar space‐born instruments and detectors for X‐ray observations of the solar corona - Szymon Gburek   (poster room)
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4:45 PM Spatial Resolutions of GEM TPC ‐ A Novel Theoretical Formula and Comparisons to Latest Beam Test Data - Ryo Yonamine   (poster room)
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4:45 PM Study of Ion Back Flow suppression with thick COBRA GEM - Kohei Terasaki (University of Tokyo (JP))   (poster room)
Poster
4:45 PM Triple‐GEM detector: in direction of a Xe/Kr sealed X‐ray imaging detector - L. F. N. D. Carramate   (poster room)
Poster
4:45 PM Triple‐GEM multi‐module measurements in large TPC prototype - Astrid Muennich (DESY)   (poster room)
Poster
4:45 PM VUV sensitive gaseous photomultiplier with position capability based on thick multipliers - joao veloso (university of aveiro)   (poster room)
Poster
5:55 PM
Wednesday (MPGD evening session) - Leszek Ropelewski (CERN) (until 7:25 PM) (Aula Magna)
5:55 PM Development of Cold- and Fast-Neutron THGEM Imaging Detectors for Investigation of Thermal- Hydraulic Phenomena - Marco Cortesi (Weizmann Institute of Science)   (Aula Magna)
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6:20 PM A Gaseous Compton Camera with MPGD-based readout - Carlos Azevedo (University of Aveiro)   (Aula Magna)
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6:45 PM Review talk: MPGD Summary Talk - Silvia Dalla Torre (Universita e INFN (IT))   (Aula Magna)
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1:00 PM --- Lunch ---
2:00 PM
WG1 - Technologies - Paul Colas (CEA - Centre d'Etudes de Saclay (FR)) Paul Colas (CEA/Irfu) Serge Duarte Pinto (Technische Universiteit Delft (NL)) (until 5:30 PM) (Aula Magna)
Vidyo link:
2:00 PM The Swarming of the CLAS12 Tracker Project - Jacques Ball (DAPNIA)   (Aula Magna)
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2:20 PM Solar space-born instruments and detectors for X-ray observations of the solar coron - szymon gburek   (Aula Magna)
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2:40 PM First observation of electroluminescence in liquid xenon within THGEM holes - towards novel Liquid-Hole Multipliers - Amos Breskin (Weizmann Institute of Science (IL))   (Aula Magna)
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3:00 PM Quintuple-GEM CsI Ring Imaging Cherenkov Detector - Stephanie Zajac (Stony Brook)   (Aula Magna)
Poster
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3:20 PM Development of Large Area Cryogenic Gaseous Photo Multipliers for Dark Matter Search - Karl Ludwig Giboni (Shanghai Jiao Tong U.)   (Aula Magna)
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3:40 PM --- Coffee Break ---
4:00 PM Development of the GEM-based Read-Out Chambers for ALICE TPC - Piotr Jan Gasik (Technische Universitaet Muenchen (DE))   (Aula Magna)
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4:20 PM Large Area GEM for current and future experiments in Hall A at JLab - Kondo Gnanvo (University of Virginia (US))   (Aula Magna)
4:40 PM Construction and first experience with large size MicroMegas chambers - Givi Sekhniaidze (Universita e INFN (IT))   (Aula Magna)
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5:00 PM Development and performance of large-scale triple GEM detectors for CMS - Othmane Bouhali (Texas A & M University (US)) Othmane Bouhali (Service de Physique des Particules Elementaires)   (Aula Magna)
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5:20 PM Development of Micromegas using sputtered resistive electrodes for ATLAS upgrade - Dr Atsuhiko Ochi (Kobe University (JP))   (Aula Magna)
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5:30 PM
WG 6 - Production - Rui De Oliveira (CERN) Ioanis Giomataris (CEA - Centre d'Etudes de Saclay (FR)) (until 6:30 PM) (Aula Magna)
Vidyo link:
5:30 PM Status of MM technology transfer to ELVIA - Fabien Jeanneau (CEA/IRFU,Centre d'etude de Saclay Gif-sur-Yvette (FR))   (Aula Magna)
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5:45 PM Production of high precision GEM foils in Korea - Hyunsoo Kim (Chonbuk National University (KR))   (Aula Magna)
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6:00 PM Experience with large size Micromegas detectors produced by the CIREA-ELVIA company for the COMPASS experiment - Damien Neyret (CEA/IRFU,Centre d'etude de Saclay Gif-sur-Yvette (FR))   (Aula Magna)
Transparents
6:30 PM
Collaboration Board meeting (until 8:30 PM) (Aula Magna)
1:00 PM --- Lunch ---