VCI2016 - The 14th Vienna Conference on Instrumentation

from Monday, February 15, 2016 (8:00 AM) to Friday, February 19, 2016 (6:00 PM)
Vienna University of Technology

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Feb 15, 2016
Feb 16, 2016
Feb 17, 2016
Feb 18, 2016
Feb 19, 2016
8:00 AM
Registration & Coffee (until 10:00 AM) ()
10:00 AM Welcome - Prof. Joachim Burgdörfer   (EI7)
10:05 AM Opening - Manfred Krammer (CERN)   (EI7)
10:10 AM Information from the Organizers - Thomas Bergauer (Austrian Academy of Sciences (AT))   (EI7)
10:20 AM
Plenary 1 - Manfred Krammer (CERN) (until 12:00 PM) ()
10:20 AM New Opportunities for the Time Projection Chamber in its Fourth Decade - David Robert Nygren (Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (US))   ()
11:10 AM Dark Matter Detectors - Stefan Schoenert   ()
9:00 AM
Plenary 3 - Ariella Cattai (CERN) (until 10:40 AM) ()
9:00 AM Recent Progress in Photodetectors - Samo Korpar (Jozef Stefan Institute (SI))   ()
9:50 AM SciFi - A large Scintillating Fibre Tracker for LHCb - Thomas Kirn (Rheinisch-Westfaelische Tech. Hoch. (DE))   ()
10:15 AM SoLid: An innovative antineutrino detector for searching oscillations at the SCK•CEN BR2 reactor - Yamiel Abreu (Universiteit Antwerpen)   ()
10:40 AM --- Coffee Break ---
11:20 AM
Plenary 3 - Ariella Cattai (CERN) (until 12:35 PM) (EI7)
11:20 AM From gated to continuous readout: an upgrade of the ALICE TPC - Piotr Gasik (Technische Universitaet Muenchen (DE))   (EI7)
11:45 AM Strategies for reducing the environmental impact of gaseous detector operation at the CERN LHC experiments - Beatrice Mandelli (CERN)   (EI7)
12:10 PM Liquid xenon calorimeter for MEG II experiment with VUV-sensitive MPPCs - Shinji Ogawa (University of Tokyo (JP))   (EI7)
9:00 AM
Calorimeter - Marcella Diemoz (Universita e INFN, Roma I (IT)) (until 10:40 AM) (EI8)
9:00 AM FoCal - a high-granularity electromagnetic calorimeter for forward direct photon measurements at LHC - Chunhui Zhang (Nikhef National institute for subatomic physics (NL))   (EI8)
9:25 AM The upgrade of the BelleII froward calorimeter - Claudia Cecchi (Universita e INFN, Perugia (IT))   (EI8)
9:50 AM Shower characteristics of particles with momenta up to 150 GeV in the CALICE scintillator-tungsten HCAL - Eva Sicking (CERN)   (EI8)
10:15 AM Performance in electron beams of a tungsten-CeF3 prototype for radiation-resistant high-energy physics calorimetry - Riccardo Paramatti (INFN - Rome I)   (EI8)
9:00 AM
Gas Detectors - Christoph Schwanda (Austrian Academy of Sciences) (until 10:40 AM) (EI9)
9:00 AM Ion space-charge effects in multi-GEM detectors: challenges and possible solutions for future applications - Patrik Thuiner (Vienna University of Technology (AT))   (EI9)
9:25 AM The KLOE-2 Inner Tracker: detector commissioning and operation - Dr Gianfranco Morello (Istituto Nazionale Fisica Nucleare Frascati (IT))   (EI9)
9:50 AM A Novel Technique for the Measurement of the Avalanche Fluctuation of Gaseous Detectors - Dr Makoto Kobayashi (KEK, IPNS)   (EI9)
10:15 AM Two-phase Cryogenic Avalanche Detector with electroluminescence gap and THGEM/GAPD-matrix multiplier - Andrey Sokolov (Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics)   (EI9)
9:00 AM
Semiconductor Detectors - Giacomo Sguazzoni (INFN (IT)) (until 10:40 AM) (EI7)
9:00 AM Summary of Medipix Technology's 3-Years in Space and Plans for Future Developments - Prof. Lawrence Pinsky (University of Houston)   (EI7)
9:25 AM Large area CNT-Si heterojunction for photodetection - Carla Aramo (INFN - Napoli)   (EI7)
9:50 AM Characterization of a large CdZnTe coplanar quad-grid semiconductor detector - Robert Theinert (TU Dortmund)   (EI7)
10:15 AM First prototypes of two-tier avalanche pixel sensors for particle detection - Lucio Pancheri (University of Trento and TIFPA)   (EI7)
10:40 AM
Poster Session B (until 11:30 AM) ()
11:30 AM
Gas Detectors (until 12:45 PM) (EI9)
11:30 AM Construction and Test of New Precision Drift-Tube Chambers for ATLAS Muon Spectrometer Upgrades - Dr Hubert Kroha (Max-Planck-Institut fuer Physik (Werner-Heisenberg-Institut) (D)   (EI9)
11:55 AM Development of an extremely thin-wall straw tracker operational in vacuum - The COMET Straw Tracker System - - Hajime Nishiguchi (KEK)   (EI9)
12:20 PM AXEL - high pressure xenon gas TPC for neutrinoless double beta decay search - Kiseki Nakamura (Kyoto University)   (EI9)
11:30 AM
Photon Detectors (until 12:45 PM) (EI8)
11:30 AM Tremendously Increased Lifetime of Microchannel-Plate PMTs - Dr Albert Lehmann (Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg)   (EI8)
11:55 AM Behaviour of hybrid avalanche photo-detector for the Belle II Aerogel RICH in magnetic field - Luka Santelj (High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK))   (EI8)
12:20 PM Development of solar blind UV extended APD for the readout of Barium Floride crystals - David Hitlin (Caltech)   (EI8)
11:30 AM
Semiconductor Detectors - Marko Dragicevic (HEPHY Vienna) (until 12:45 PM) (EI7)
11:30 AM The ATLAS ITK strip detector - status of R&D - Dr Carlos Garcia Argos (CERN)   (EI7)
11:55 AM Upgrades of the CMS outer tracker detector for the HL-LHC - Giacomo Sguazzoni (INFN (IT))   (EI7)
12:20 PM Exploring the quality of latest sensor prototypes for the CMS Outer Tracker Upgrade - Axel Konig (Austrian Academy of Sciences (AT))   (EI7)
9:00 AM
Astroparticle Detectors - Jochen Schieck (Austrian Academy of Sciences (AT)) (until 10:40 AM) (EI8)
9:00 AM Detection of High Energy Cosmic Rays with the Auger Engineering Radio Array - Raphael Krause (RWTH Aachen University)   (EI8)
9:25 AM Operation and performance of the EEE network array for the detection of cosmic rays - Paola La Rocca (Universita e INFN, Catania (IT))   (EI8)
9:50 AM The Mini-EUSO telescope on the ISS - Valentina Scotti   (EI8)
10:15 AM CaloCube: a new-concept calorimeter for the detection of high-energy cosmic rays in space - Dr Elena Vannuccini (INFN Florence)   (EI8)
9:00 AM
Gas Detectors - Winfried Mitaroff (Austrian Academy of Sciences (AT)) (until 10:40 AM) (EI9)
9:00 AM GridPix detector - Development and Application - Jochen Kaminski (Universitaet Bonn (DE))   (EI9)
9:25 AM Performance studies of resistive Micromegas detectors for the upgrade of the ATLAS Muon Spectrometer - Fabian Kuger (Bayerische Julius Max. Universitaet Wuerzburg (DE))   (EI9)
9:50 AM Anode charge-up in resistive Micromegas and its quenching effect on spark development - Maximilien Chefdeville (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR))   (EI9)
10:15 AM LHM: a new noble-liquid detector concept based on bubble-assisted electroluminescence - Mr Eran Erdal (Weizmann Institute of Science)   (EI9)
9:00 AM
Semiconductor Detectors - Doris Eckstein (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron Hamburg and Zeuthen (DE)) (until 10:40 AM) (EI7)
9:00 AM The Phase-1 Upgrade of the CMS Pixel Detector - Katja Klein (RWTH Aachen)   (EI7)
9:25 AM Pixel Sensors with slim edges and small pitches for the CMS upgrades for HL-LHC - Caterina Vernieri (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US))   (EI7)
9:50 AM Thin hybrid pixel assembly fabrication development with backside compensation layer - Francisca Munoz Sanchez (University of Manchester (GB))   (EI7)
10:15 AM The NA62 GigaTracker - Mathieu Perrin-Terrin (CERN)   (EI7)
10:40 AM
Poster Session A (until 11:30 AM) ()
11:30 AM
Electronics - Alessandro Marchioro (CERN) (until 12:45 PM) (EI8)
11:30 AM Testbeam results of the first real time embedded tracking system with artificial retina - Nicola Neri (Università degli Studi e INFN Milano (IT))   (EI8)
11:55 AM Electronics Development for the ATLAS Liquid Argon Calorimeter Trigger and Readout for Future LHC Running - Walter Hopkins (University of Oregon (US))   (EI8)
12:20 PM The ALPIDE Pixel Sensor Chip for the Upgrade of the ALICE Inner Tracking System - Gianluca Aglieri Rinella (CERN)   (EI8)
11:30 AM
Gas Detectors - Winfried Mitaroff (Austrian Academy of Sciences (AT)) (until 12:45 PM) (EI9)
11:30 AM Upgrade of the ATLAS Muon Spectrometer for Operation at the HL-LHC - Oliver Kortner (Max-Planck-Institut fuer Physik (Werner-Heisenberg-Institut) (D)   (EI9)
11:55 AM Advances in micro-Resistive WELL ($\mu$-RWELL) detectors - Giovanni Bencivenni (Istituto Nazionale Fisica Nucleare Frascati (IT))   (EI9)
12:20 PM R&D on a new type of micropattern gaseous detector: the Fast Timing Micropattern detector - Ilaria Vai (Universita e INFN, Pavia (IT))   (EI9)
11:30 AM
Semiconductor Detectors - Doris Eckstein (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron Hamburg and Zeuthen (DE)) (until 12:45 PM) (EI7)
11:30 AM Test beam results of 3D detectors constructed with single-crystal and poly-crystalline diamond - Felix Caspar Bachmair (Eidgenoessische Tech. Hochschule Zuerich (CH))   (EI7)
11:55 AM Progress and questions about sCVD Diamond Detectors for Particle Tracking - Dr Jean-Marie BROM (IPHC - Strasbourg (France))   (EI7)
9:00 AM
Plenary 4 - Joachim Mnich (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron Hamburg and Zeuthen (DE)) (until 10:40 AM) (EI7)
9:00 AM Detector requirements for a 100-TeV collider - Werner Riegler (CERN)   (EI7)
9:50 AM Prospective overview of the CEPC detector - Hongbo Zhu (Chinese Academy of Sciences (CN))   (EI7)
10:40 AM --- Coffee Break ---
11:20 AM
Plenary 4 - Joachim Mnich (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron Hamburg and Zeuthen (DE)) (until 12:35 PM) (EI7)
11:20 AM Status and future perspectives of the ILC project - Prof. Satoru Yamashita (ICEPP, The University of Tokyo)   (EI7)
11:45 AM Studies on Gas Electron Multiplier (GEM) modules of a Large Prototype TPC for the ILC - Dimitra Tsionou (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron Hamburg and Zeuthen (DE))   (EI7)
12:10 PM The Jiangmen Underground Neutrino Observatory - Timothée BRUGIERE (IPHC / CNRS-IN2P3)   (EI7)
12:00 PM --- Lunch Break ---
2:00 PM
Plenary 2 - Jochen Schieck (Austrian Academy of Sciences (AT)) (until 3:40 PM) ()
2:00 PM Recent Developments in Silicon Detectors - Norbert Wermes (Universitaet Bonn (DE))   ()
2:50 PM The ultralight DEPFET Pixel Detector of the Belle II Experiment - Florian Jochen Lutticke (Universitaet Bonn (DE))   ()
3:15 PM The upgraded Pixel Detector of the ATLAS experiment for Run-2 at the Large Hadron collider. - Didier Ferrere (Universite de Geneve (CH))   ()
3:40 PM --- Coffee Break ---
4:15 PM
Plenary 2 -Prof. Lutz Feld (RWTH Aachen University) (until 5:55 PM) (EI7)
4:15 PM How can Moore’s Law help making better detectors? - Alessandro Marchioro (CERN)   (EI7)
5:05 PM Development of Ultra Fast Silicon Detector for 4D tracking - Dr Nicolo Cartiglia (INFN Torino (IT))   (EI7)
5:30 PM Level-1 track trigger for CMS in HL-LHC - Sergo Jindariani (Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (US))   (EI7)
6:00 PM
Art and History of Vienna (until 7:00 PM) (EI7)
6:00 PM Art and History of Vienna - Markus Friedl (Austrian Academy of Sciences (AT))   (EI7)
7:00 PM
Welcome Reception (until 9:00 PM) ()
12:35 PM --- Lunch Break ---
2:00 PM
Cherenkov - Samo Korpar (Jozef Stefan Institute (SI)) (until 3:40 PM) ()
2:00 PM The kaon identification system in the NA62 experiment at CERN SPS - Nicolas Lurkin (University of Birmingham (GB))   ()
2:25 PM Test-beam and laboratory characterisation of the TORCH prototype detector - Ana Ros Garcia (University of Bristol (GB))   ()
2:50 PM Photon counting with a FDIRC Cherenkov prototype readout by SiPM arrays - Prof. Pier Simone Marrocchesi (University of Siena (IT) and INFN Pisa)   ()
3:15 PM CLASSIC: Cherenkov Light detection with SiC - Piergiulio Lenzi (Universita e INFN, Firenze (IT))   ()
2:00 PM
Miscellaneous 1 - Marcella Diemoz (Universita e INFN, Roma I (IT)) (until 3:40 PM) ()
2:00 PM 30-ps Time Resolution with Segmented Scintillation Counter for MEG II - Dr Yusuke Uchiyama (The University of Tokyo)   ()
2:25 PM New Fast Interaction Trigger for ALICE - Wladyslaw Henryk Trzaska (University of Jyvaskyla (FI))   ()
2:50 PM Graphical processors for HEP trigger systems - Luca Pontisso (Universita di Pisa & INFN (IT))   ()
3:15 PM Novel real-time alignment and calibration of the LHCb detector and its performance - Silvia Borghi (University of Manchester (GB))   ()
2:00 PM
Semiconductor Detectors -Prof. Lutz Feld (RWTH Aachen University) (until 3:40 PM) (EI7)
2:00 PM Radiation Hard Silicon Particle Detectors for HL-LHC – RD50 Status Report - Stefano Terzo (Max-Planck-Institut fuer Physik (Werner-Heisenberg-Institut) (D)   (EI7)
2:25 PM Radiation hardness study of Silicon Detectors for the CMS High Granularity Calorimeter (HGCAL) - Esteban Curras Rivera (Universidad de Cantabria (ES))   (EI7)
2:50 PM Surface effects in segmented silicon sensors - Dr Joern Schwandt (University of Hamburg)   (EI7)
3:15 PM LHCb VELO: Radiation Damage Effects and Operations in LHC Run 2 - Kazu Carvalho Akiba (Univ. Federal do Rio de Janeiro (BR))   (EI7)
3:40 PM
Poster Session A (until 4:30 PM) ()
4:30 PM
Miscellaneous 2 - Marcella Diemoz (Universita e INFN, Roma I (IT)) (until 6:10 PM) ()
4:30 PM A detector for in-beam measurement of the ground state hyperfine splitting of antihydrogen - Clemens Sauerzopf (Austrian Academy of Sciences (AT))   ()
4:55 PM The MoEDAL detector - a totally different LHC detector - James Pinfold (University of Alberta (CA))   ()
5:20 PM Imaging the LHC beams with silicon and scintillating fibre vertex detectors - Mariana Rihl (Vienna University of Technology (AT))   ()
5:45 PM Stability monitoring of historical buildings with a cosmic ray tracking system - Davide Pagano (Universita di Brescia (IT))   ()
4:30 PM
Semiconductor Detectors - Markus Friedl (Austrian Academy of Sciences (AT)) (until 6:10 PM) (EI7)
4:30 PM The LHCb VELO Upgrade - Karol Hennessy (University of Liverpool (GB))   (EI7)
4:55 PM A new timing detector for the CT-PPS detector of CMS - Roberta Arcidiacono (Universita Del Piemonte Orientale (IT))   (EI7)
5:20 PM The Belle II SVD assembly and mechanics - Stefano Bettarini (University of Pisa and INFN)   (EI7)
5:45 PM The Silicon Tracking System of the CBM experiment at FAIR - Dr Anton Lymanets (GSI, Darmstadt)   (EI7)
4:30 PM
SiPM - Hiroyasu TAJIMA (SLAC) (until 6:10 PM) ()
4:30 PM A novel Silicon Photomultiplier with bulk integrated quench resistors - utilization in optical detection and tracking applications for particle physics - Mr Stefan Petrovics (Semiconductor Laboratory of the Max-Planck Society)   ()
4:55 PM Performance of the latest prototypes of NUV-HD Silicon Photomultipliers - Gaetano Zappalà (University of Trento)   ()
5:20 PM Improving the Time Resolution in Cherenkov TOF PET with SiPMs - Rok Dolenec (Institut "Jožef Stefan")   ()
5:45 PM Study of the breakdown voltage of SiPMs - Prof. Robert Klanner (University of Hamburg)   ()
7:30 PM
Classical Concert (until 10:00 PM) (Great Hall)
3:00 PM
Ice stock sports (until 6:00 PM) ()
12:45 PM --- Lunch Break ---
2:00 PM
Astroparticle Detectors - Manfred Jeitler (Austrian Academy of Sciences (AT)) (until 3:40 PM) (EI8)
2:00 PM The COSINUS project: development of new NaI-based cryogenic detectors for direct dark matter search - Achim Gütlein (Austrian Academy of Sciences)   (EI8)
2:25 PM SABRE: WIMP Modulation Detection in the Northern and Southern Hemisphere - Dr Claudia Tomei (INFN - Roma)   (EI8)
2:50 PM WIMP tracking with cryogenic nuclear emulsion - Dr Mitsuhiro Kimura (Nagoya University)   (EI8)
2:00 PM
Medical Applications - Mara Bruzzi (Universita e INFN, Firenze (IT)) (until 3:40 PM) (EI9)
2:00 PM State of the art time resolution in TOF-PET detectors for various crystal sizes and types - Stefan Gundacker (CERN)   (EI9)
2:25 PM Development of High-Resolution Detector Module with Depth of Interaction Identification for Positron Emission Tomography - Tahereh Niknejad (LIP)   (EI9)
2:50 PM The SAFIR project: Status and perspectives - Chiara Casella (Eidgenoessische Tech. Hochschule Zuerich (CH))   (EI9)
3:15 PM Intraoperative probe for radioguided surgery with beta- decays in brain tumor resection - Elena Solfaroli Camillocci (Sapienza)   (EI9)
2:00 PM
Semiconductor Detectors - Thomas Bergauer (Austrian Academy of Sciences (AT)) (until 3:40 PM) (EI7)
2:00 PM From Vertex detectors to Inner Trackers with CMOS pixel sensors - Luis Alejandro Perez Perez (IPHC - CNRS)   (EI7)
2:25 PM Current development status of High Voltage and High Resistivity CMOS technology for high energy physics applications - Kestutis Kanisauskas (University of Glasgow (GB))   (EI7)
2:50 PM Recent results with HV-CMOS and planar sensors for the CLIC vertex detector - Niloufar Alipour Tehrani (Eidgenoessische Tech. Hochschule Zuerich (CH))   (EI7)
3:15 PM The MuPix HV-MAPS system-on-chip for the Mu3e experiment - Dirk Wiedner (Ruprecht-Karls-Universitaet Heidelberg (DE))   (EI7)
3:40 PM
Poster Session B (until 4:30 PM) ()
4:30 PM
Astroparticle Detectors - Manfred Jeitler (Austrian Academy of Sciences (AT)) (until 6:10 PM) (EI8)
4:30 PM Operating performance of GCT: an end-to end Schwarzchild-Couder telescope prototype for the Cherenkov Telescope Array - Dr Jean-Laurent Dournaux (GEPI, Observatoire de Paris, CNRS, PSL Research University, Université Paris Diderot)   (EI8)
4:55 PM New application of superconductors: high sensitivity cryogenic light detectors - Laura Cardani (INFN - National Institute for Nuclear Physics)   (EI8)
5:20 PM Performance study of glass RPC detectors for INO-ICAL experiment. - Mr Ankit Gaur (University of Delhi)   (EI8)
5:45 PM The FLARES project: an innovative detector technology for rare events searches - Dr Luca Gironi (Universita` e INFN di Milano Bicocca)   (EI8)
4:30 PM
Medical Applications (until 6:10 PM) (EI9)
4:30 PM proton Computed Tomography images with algebraic reconstruction - Mara Bruzzi (INFN Firenze and University of Florence (IT))   (EI9)
4:55 PM Design of a tracking device for on-line dose monitoring in hadron therapy - Dr Silvia Muraro (INFN Sezione di Milano, Milano, Italy)   (EI9)
5:20 PM The iMPACT project tracker and calorimeter - Serena Mattiazzo (Universita e INFN, Padova (IT))   (EI9)
5:45 PM Development of a compact scintillator-based high-resolution Compton camera for molecular imaging - Ms Aya Kisihimoto (Waseda University)   (EI9)
4:30 PM
Semiconductor Detectors (until 6:10 PM) ()
4:30 PM A low mass vertically integrated pixel system for the HL-LHC - Cinzia Da Via (University of Manchester (GB))   ()
4:55 PM Improved Process Technologies in the SOI Pixel Detectors - Yasuo Arai (High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK))   ()
5:20 PM Performance of M\"{O}NCH, a 25~$\mu {\mathrm m}$ pixel pitch detector\\for photon science\\ - Marco Ramilli (Paul Scherrer Institut)   ()
5:45 PM The DEPFET Detector-Amplifier Structure for Spectroscopic Imaging in Astronomy and for Experiments at Free Electron Lasers - Dr Gerhard Lutz (PNSensor GmbH)   ()
7:30 PM
Conference Dinner (until 11:00 PM) ()
12:35 PM --- Lunch Break ---
2:00 PM
Plenary 5 (until 3:40 PM) (EI7)
2:00 PM Detector evolution for Gravitational Waves observations - Franco Frasconi (Universita di Pisa & INFN (IT))   (EI7)
2:50 PM A new cryogenic detector for low mass dark matter search with CRESST-III - Raimund Strauss   (EI7)
3:15 PM Development of a composite large-size SiPM (assembled matrix) based modular detector cluster for MAGIC - Mr Alexander Hahn (Max Planck Institute for Physics (Werner-Heisenberg-Institut), Munich, Germany)   (EI7)
3:40 PM --- Coffee Break ---
4:20 PM
Plenary 5 (until 4:45 PM) (EI7)
4:20 PM Construction and tests of an in-beam PET-like detector for hadrontherapy beam ballistic control. - Gerard Montarou (Universite Blaise Pascal de Clermont-Ferrand II)   (EI7)
4:45 PM Award Ceremony - Robert Klanner (Hamburg University (DE))   (EI7)
5:05 PM Summary Talk - Junji Haba (KEK)   (EI7)
5:55 PM Closing - Manfred Krammer (CERN)   ()