7th International Conference on Position Sensitive Detectors

from Monday, 12 September 2005 (11:00) to Friday, 16 September 2005 (14:00)
University of Liverpool

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
12 Sep 2005
13 Sep 2005
14 Sep 2005
15 Sep 2005
16 Sep 2005
AM
11:00 --- Conference Registration ---
08:15 --- Conference Registration ---
09:00
S3 : X-ray and Gamma-ray Detectors (until 10:30) ()
09:00 Position Sensitive Ge Detectors: From Basic Science to Gamma-ray Imaging in Medicine and Industry - Prof. Bo Cederwall (Department of Physics, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden)   ()
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09:30 Performance of Micromegas detector in CAST experiment - Mr Konstantinos Kousouris (Nuclear Physics, NCSR Demokritos)   ()
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09:45 An X-ray Scanner Prototype Based on a Novel Hybrid Gaseous Detector - Prof. Vladimir Peskov (Leonard de Vinci University, France)   ()
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10:00 Investigation of Optimal Compton-Suppression Schemes for the TIGRESS HPGe Detector Array - Mr Michael Schumaker (University of Guelph)   ()
10:15 High Energy Resolution 4 cm wide Double-sided Silicon Strip Detectors for Semiconductor Compton Telescope - Dr Kazuhiro Nakazawa (Institute of Space and Astronautical Science / Japan Aerospace)   ()
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10:30 --- Coffee and Industrial Exhibition ---
11:00
S4 : New Techniques for Positron Emission Tomography (until 12:30) ()
11:00 The Potential for New Detector Technologies in Medical Imaging - Prof. Robert Lewis (Monash University, Australia)   ()
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11:30 Performance characteristics of a small animal PET camera for molecular imaging - Dr David Hastings (Christie Hospital)   ()
11:45 SmartPET: A Small Animal P.E.T Demonstrator using HyperPure Germanium Planar Detectors - Mr Reynold Cooper (University of Liverpool)   ()
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12:00 The Silicon photomultiplier for application to high-resolution gamma cameras for PET applications - Dr Deborah Herbert (INFN Pisa)   ()
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12:15 Modification of a Medical PET Scanner for engineering PEPT - Mr Alireza Sadrmomtaz (University of Birmingham)   ()
09:00
S7 : Novel Photon Detection Systems (until 10:30) ()
09:00 Novel Pixel Detectors for Structural Biology - Dr Wasi Faruqi (MRC Lab.Molec.Biology, Cambridge,UK)   ()
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09:30 An active pixel sensor and microelectrode array for retinal stimulation - Dr Keith Mathieson (University of Glasgow)   ()
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09:45 Characterising a planar germanium strip detector for imaging applications - Mr Gerard Turk (University of Liverpool)   ()
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10:00 Hybrid Photon Detectors for the LHCb Ring Imaging Cherenkov Detectors - Dr Paul Soler (University of Glasgow)   ()
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10:15 Micro Pixel Chamber Operation with Gas Electron Multiplier - Mr Kaori Hattori (Cosmic Ray Group, Dept. of Physics, Kyoto Univ.)   ()
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10:30 --- Coffee and put up posters ---
11:00
S8 : Applications in Nuclear Physics (until 12:30) ()
11:00 Nuclear Structure Studies with Radioactive Beams at 10-50 MeV/nucleon - Dr Wilton Catford (University of Surrey)   ()
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11:30 Current Status of the AGATA Prototype Detector Analysis and Comparison of Experimental and Theoretical Data Sets - Laura Nelson (University of Liverpool)   ()
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11:45 SEARCH FOR TWO-PHOTON EMISSION FROM EXCITED 0+ STATE N 72GE USING PULSE-SHAPE ANALYSIS WITH HIGHLY-SEGMENTED GERMANIUM DETECTORS - Mr Robert Glover (University of York)   ()
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12:00 Detection of ultra rare alpha decays of super heavy nuclei - Dr Yuri Tsyganov (JINR, Dubna)   ()
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12:15 Position sensitive detector array for radioactive ion beam experiments - Dr Alexander Rodin (Flerov Laboratory of Nuclear Reactions, Russia)   ()
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09:00
S10 : New Gas-based Tracking Detectors (until 10:30) ()
09:00 Developments and Applications of Gas Based Neutron Detectors - Dr Nigel Rhodes   ()
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09:30 Development of a High Resolution TPC for the ILC - Astrid Muennich (RWTH Aachen)   ()
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09:45 Tracking cosmics: Recent results from a Micromegas-covered MediPix2 pixel CMOS readout circuit in a mini-TPC - Dr Harry van der Graaf (National Institute for Nuclear Physics and High-Energy Physics, The Netherlands)   ()
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10:00 MAYA, a gaseous active target - Mr Manuel Caamano Fresco (University of Santiago Compostela)   ()
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10:15 A gaseous imaging detector based on thick GEM-like (THGEM) multipliers - Prof. Amos Breskin (The Weizmann Institue of Science)   ()
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10:30
P : Coffee and Poster Session (until 11:15) ()
10:30 A compact PC-based X-ray Imaging System - Mr Asimakis Asimidis (University of Ioannina)   ()
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10:30 A Directional Dark Matter Detector - Mr Steven Plank (University of Edinburgh)   ()
10:30 A miniature X-Ray Diffraction/X-Ray Fluorescence instrument concept - Mr Amir Intisar (School of Engineering and Design, Brunel University)   ()
10:30 A neutron imaging gas detector with individual read-outs - Dr Masaki Kataigiri (Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute)   ()
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10:30 A readout ASIC for a counting silicon microstrip detector used in a Compton polarimeter - Dr Michael Karagounis (Universitaet Bonn)   ()
10:30 A Semiconductor Compton Camera Using Position-Sensitive Si/CdTe Detectors - Dr Kazuhiro Nakazawa (Department of High Energy Astrophysics, ISAS/JAXA, Japan)   ()
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10:30 A very large area Micro Pixel Chamber - Mr Atsushi Takada (Kyoto University)   ()
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10:30 Accurate timing of gamma photons with high-rate Resistive Plate Chambers - Prof. R.Ferreira Marques (Laboratório de Instrumentação e Física Experimental de Partículas , Portugal)   ()
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10:30 Automatic method to manufacture 2D Multiwire Proportional Counter frames - Mr Ferran Fernandez Banque (LLS, Barcelona, Spain)   ()
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10:30 Characterisation of CdMnTe for use as a room temperature gamma ray detector - Mr James Parkin (University of Surrey)   ()
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10:30 Characterization of X-ray Energy Responses of both n-type and p-type Silicon Tomography Detectors Irradiated with Fusion Produced Neutrons - Dr Junko Kohagura (Plasma Research Centre, University of Tsukuba)   ()
10:30 Compositional Analysis of Microchannel Plates Using Energy-Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy - Mr James Carpenter (Space Research Centre, University of Leicester)   ()
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10:30 Development of 40 channel waveform sampling CMOS ASIC board for Positron Emission Tomography - Mr Kenji Shimazoe (Department of Quantum Engineering and Systems Science, University of Tokyo, Japan)   ()
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10:30 Diffraction-Enhanced Imaging of normal and arthritic mice feet - Suzanne Crittell (University of Liverpool)   ()
10:30 Digital Signal Filtering For Low Noise CCD Readout - Mr Neil Murray (Brunel University)   ()
10:30 Direct Charge Sharing Observation in Single-Photon Counting Pixel Detector - Dr Giulio Pellegrini (Univ. Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain)   ()
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10:30 Enhancements to the spatial resolution and sensitivity of the MWPC-based PETRRA - Prof. Bob Ott (University of Surrey, Rutherford Appleton Laboratories and the Institute of Cancer Research)   ()
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10:30 Fast Scintillator Strip Position Detector with R7400 Photomultipliers Readout used in ZEUS Experiment at HERA II Collider - Mr Andrzej Kotarba (Polish Academy of Sciences)   ()
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10:30 Germanium MOS Technology for Infra-Red Detectors - Dr Fred Ruddell (Northern Ireland Semiconductor Research Centre)   ()
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10:30 GREAT – a Position Sensitive Spectrometer for Studying Exotic Nuclei - Dr Robert Page (University of Liverpool)   ()
10:30 High speed position readout for MCP based space plasma instruments - Dr Dhiren Kataria (Mullard Space Science Laboratory, University College London)   ()
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10:30 High-position-resolution neutron imaging detector with crossed wave-length shifting fiber read-out using two ZnS:Ag/6LiF scintillator sheets - Dr Masaki Katagiri (Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute)   ()
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10:30 Hybrid pixel detector development for medical radiography - Prof. Robert Lewis (Monash University, Australia)   ()
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10:30 I-IMAS: a 1.5D sensor for high resolution scanning - Mr Andrea Fant (Rutherford Appleton Laboratory)   ()
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10:30 Infrared Synchrotron Diagnostics as a New Perspective Direction in the Physics and Technology of Accelerator Experiments - Dr Anatloy Maltsev (JINR, Russia)   ()
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10:30 Innovative CCD based PSD system - Dr Serena Mattiazzo (University of Padova, Dept. of Physics & INFN Padova)   ()
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10:30 Laser Tests Of Silicon Strip Detectors - Dr Peter Kodys (Institute of Particle and Nuclear Physics, Charles University)   ()
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10:30 Macroassembly and Performance of the ATLAS SCT Barrels - Dr Kamil SEDLAK (University of Oxford)   ()
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10:30 Measurement of a Infrared Synchrotron Radiation of Beam Density Profile and it's Fluctuations - Dr Anatoly Maltsev (JINR, Russia)   ()
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10:30 MHSP with position detection capability - Mr Hugo Natal da Luz (University of Coimbra)   ()
10:30 Minimizing guard ring dead space in the Si detector with n-guard ring at the edge of the detector - Dr Tanja Palviainen (Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland)   ()
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10:30 Mobility-lifetime products of epitaxial GaAs materials - Dr J.C. Bourgoin (Université Pierre et Marie Curie)   ()
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10:30 Modelling Orthogonal Strip HPGe Detector Systems - Mr Dale Philips (Monash University, Australia)   ()
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10:30 NEW MICRO PATTERN GAS DETECTOR BASED ON A 2D POSITION READOUT MESH - Mr Ferran Fernandez Banque (LLS, Barcelona, Spain)   ()
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10:30 Non-linearity Reduction in Electronic Image Readouts - Dr Jon Lapington (Space Research Centre, University of Leicester)   ()
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10:30 Novel Position-Sensitive Ion-Current Detector Arrays Using a Self-Collection Method for Secondary-Electron Suppression - Dr Junko Kohagura (Plasma Research Centre, University of Tsukuba)   ()
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10:30 Optics of Position-Sensitive Detectors for Infra-Red Synchrotron Accelerator Diagnostics - Dr Anatoly Maltsev (JINR, Russia)   ()
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10:30 Optimization of Direct-Scintillator-Deposited Charge-Coupled - Mr Noriaka Tawa (Osaka University)   ()
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10:30 P-spray implant optimization for the fabrication of n-in-p - Celeste Fleta (Centro Nacional de Microelectrónica)   ()
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10:30 Parallel Ionization Multiplier: a gaseous detector for the tracking of minimum ionization particles - Mr Jerome Beucher (Ecole des Mines de Nantes)   ()
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10:30 Position Reconstruction in a Liquid Xenon Scintillation Chamber for Measuring Detection of Low Energy Nuclear Recoils and Gamma-Rays - Mr Francisco Neves (University of Coimbra)   ()
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10:30 Position Resolution Considerations for the SmartPET Imaging System - Prof. Robert Lewis (Monash University, Australia)   ()
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10:30 PSD Infrared Monitor for Remote Diagnostics of Accelerated Beams and Bunches - Dr Anatoly Maltsev (JINR. Dubna)   ()
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10:30 Radiation hardness of high resistivity n- and p-type magnetic Czochralski silicon - Mr Gabriele Segneri (INFN Pisa and Università di Pisa, Italy)   ()
10:30 RAPID2 Readout for Gas Micro Strip Detector - Dr Kan-Cheung Cheung (Daresbury Laboratory)   ()
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10:30 Relationship between Real Charges and Image Charges from the Planar smartPET Detector and the Advantages of Wavelet Analysis - Mr David Scraggs (University of Liverpool)   ()
10:30 Results from the analysis of digitally acquired experimental data collected with the AGATA symmetric prototype detector and its implications to the Advanced GAmma Tracking Array - Mr Matthew Dimmock (University of Liverpool)   ()
10:30 Results of Irradiation Quality Assurance of CMS Silicon Microstrip Sensors - Mr Alexander Furgeri (University of Karlsruhe)   ()
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10:30 Short induction gap Gas Electron Multiplier (GEM) for X-ray Spectroscopy - Dr Jamil Mir (CCLRC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory)   ()
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10:30 SmartPET Image Reconstruction Techniques and Results - Mr Andrew Mather (University of Liverpool)   ()
10:30 SmartPET: A Small Animal P.E.T Demonstrator using HyperPure Germanium Planar Detectors - Mr Reynold Cooper (University of Liverpool)   ()
10:30 The DEPFET Active Pixel Sensor for the ILC Environment - Prof. Gerhard Lutz (MPI Halbleiterlabor, Munich)   ()
10:30 The design of an active pixel sensor test structure optimised for the readout of scintillator screens - Mr Thomas Greig (Brunel University)   ()
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10:30 The Effect of Position Resolution on LoR Discrimination for a Dual Head Compton-Camera - Prof. Robert Lewis (Monash University, Australia)   ()
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10:30 The operation of ultra-small pore Microchannel Plates as imaging X-ray detectors - Mr Adrian Martindale (University of Leicester)   ()
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10:30 Time dependence of the behaviour of silicon detectors - Dr Sorina Lazanu (National Institute for Materials Physics, Romania)   ()
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10:30 X-ray tomography systems for observations of electron cyclotron heated plasmas using novel position-sensitive X-ray semiconductor-detector arrays - Dr Junko Kohagura (Plasma Research Centre, University of Tsukuba)   ()
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11:15
S11 : Detectors for Astro-Particle Physics (until 12:30) ()
11:15 Invited Talk for Detectors for Astro-Particle Physics - Prof. Timothy Sumner (Imperial College London)   ()
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11:45 Development of Gaseous Tracking Devices for WIMPs Search - Mr Hiroyuki Sekiya (Kyoto University)   ()
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12:00 Position sensitive CZT detectors for the COBRA neutrinoless double beta decay project - Prof. Brian Fulton (University of York)   ()
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12:15 ZEPLIN III: Position Sensitivity - Mr Alex Lindote (University of Coimbra)   ()
09:00
S14 : Applications in Particle Physics (until 10:30) ()
09:00 New Detectors, New Physics, New Life - Dr Erik Heijne (CERN-PH)   ()
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09:30 The CMS Silicon Strip Tracker - Overview and Status - Dr Javier Fernandez (IEKP, Universitaet Karlsruhe, Germany)   ()
09:45 Status and Performance of the CDF Run II Silicon Detector - Dr Ankush Mitra (Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica Taiwan/Fermilab, USA)   ()
10:00 Construction of the ATLAS SCT Endcap Modules - Dr Steve Snow (University of Manchester)   ()
10:15 The CMS Muon system - Dr Mary-Cruz Fouz-Iglesias (CIEMAT, Madrid, Spain)   ()
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10:30 --- Coffee ---
11:00
S15 : Novel Gas-based Detection Techniques (until 12:30) ()
11:00 Some Novel Gas-Based Techniques - Dr Graham Smith (Brookhaven National Laboratory, USA)   ()
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11:30 MHSP with position detection capability - Mr Hugo Natal da Luz (University of Coimbra)   ()
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11:45 Photosensitive Gaseous Detectors for Cryogenic Temperatures Applications - Mr Christian Iacobaeus (Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden)   ()
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12:00 Bulk-Micromegas detector technology - Mr Stephane Aune (DAPNIA, Centre d' Etudes de Saclay, Gif sur Yvette Cedex 91191, France)   ()
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12:15 Status of TACTIC: a detector for nuclear astrophysics - Dr Alison Laird (University of York)   ()
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PM
13:00 --- Lunch ---
14:00
Keynote Talks (until 15:30) ()
14:00 Opening Remarks - Prof. Paul Nolan (University of Liverpool)   ()
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14:10 Welcome to the University of Liverpool - Prof. Jon Saunders (University of Liverpool Pro Vice Chancellor for Research)   ()
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14:30 Keynote Address - Mr Martin O'Brien (UKAEA Fusion Programme Manager)   ()
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15:00 Keynote Address - Prof. Richard Wade (PPARC Deputy Chief Executive and Director Programmes)   ()
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15:30 --- Tea break and Industrial Exhibition ---
16:00
S2 : Pixel Detectors for Charged Particles (until 17:30) ()
16:00 Solid State Detectors for Charged Particles - Dr Gerhard Lutz (MPI Semiconductor Laboratory)   ()
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16:30 Test beam measurements of the performances of the production modules of ATLAS Pixel Detector - Dr Attilio Andreazza (ATLAS Pixel Collaboration)   ()
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16:45 R&D on MAPS Detectors for High Energy Physics - Dr Renato Turchetta (RAL)   ()
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17:00 Beam Test and Simulation of Prototypes for the ALICE Silicon Pixel Detector - Dr Jan Conrad (PH/EP Dept., CERN)   ()
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17:15 The DEPFET Prototype System for the ILC Vertex detector: Test beam Measurements - Dr Lars Reuen (Bonn University, Germany)   ()
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18:00 --- Reception and Industrial Exhibition ---
19:00 --- Dinner ---
20:00 --- Bar Open ---
12:30 --- Lunch ---
13:30
S5 : Applications in Astronomy and Astrophysics (until 15:00) ()
13:30 Technology Roadmap for Detectors for Astronomy - Prof. Colin Cunningham (Director, Technological Development, Royal Obervatory)   ()
14:00 DEPFET Active Pixel Sensors and pnCCDs for room temperature imaging (Xray) Spectroscopy in space missions and terrestrial astronomy - Dr Johannes Treis (MPI Munich)   ()
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14:15 Large Area Near Infrared Detectors for Astronomy - Mr Derek Ives (UK Astronomy Technology Centre, Edinburgh)   ()
14:30 Development of Large area Gamma-ray Camera with GSO(Ce) Scintillator Arrays and PSPMTs - Mr Hironobu Nishimura (Kyoto University, Japan)   ()
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15:00 --- Tea and Industrial Exhibition ---
16:00
S6 : Applications in Nuclear Medicine and Radiology (until 17:30) ()
16:00 Applications in Radiology and Nuclear Medicine - Prof. Bob Ott (Institute of Cancer, Royal Marsden Hospital, London)   ()
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16:30 Intraoperative beta probe for brain tumor surgery - Mr Sebastien Bonzom (IPN Orsay, France)   ()
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16:45 OSI: A Prototype Microstrip Dosimeter for Characterisation of Medical Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery Systems - Dr Ignacio Redondo-Fernandez (Department of Radiotherapy Physics, Weston Park Hospital)   ()
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17:00 Monte Carlo simulation of a Coded Aperture Imaging with Dedicated Gamma Camera System for scintimammography - Mr Mohammed Alnafea (University of Surrey)   ()
17:15 Use of a novel Controlled Drift Detector for Diffraction Enhanced Breast Imaging - Dr Silvia Pani (University College London)   ()
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18:00 --- Depart to Liverpool Maritime Museum (including Buffet Supper) ---
21:00 --- Bar Open ---
12:30 --- Lunch ---
13:30 --- Coaches to CCLRC Daresbury Laboratory ---
14:30
S9 : Detectors for Synchrotron Radiation and Spallation Neutron Sources (until 15:45) ()
14:30 Detectors at synchrotron sources; now and in the future - Prof. Heinz Graafsma (ESRF, France)   ()
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15:00 A multichannel detector array with 768 pixels developed for electron spectroscopy - Dr Dave Langstaff (University of Wales, Aberystwyth, UK)   ()
15:15 Technology transfer of microstrip detectors; from medical applications to synchrotrons - Dr Spyros Manolopoulos (CLRC-RAL)   ()
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15:30 Ultra-long MicroStrip Gas Counter for Spallation Neutron Source Facilities - Prof. Hiroyuki Takahashi (School of Engineering, University of Tokyo, JAPAN)   ()
15:45
Welcome (until 16:00) ()
15:45 Welcome to the Daresbury Laboratory - Prof. Colin Whitehouse (CCLRC Daresbury Laboratory)   ()
16:00 --- Tea ---
16:30 --- Tour of Daresbury Laboratory ---
18:00 --- Reception (DL Exhibition Area) + Buffet Supper ---
21:00 --- Bar Open ---
12:30 --- Lunch ---
13:30
S12 : New Solid-State Detector Technologies (until 15:00) ()
13:30 New Materials for Semiconductor Radiation Detectors - Dr Paul Sellin (University of Surrey)   ()
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14:00 Design and Performance of Radiation Hard Silicon Sensors for the LHCb Experiment at CERN - Prof. Themis Bowcock (University of Liverpool)   ()
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14:15 Characterization of micro-strip detectors made with high resistivity n- and p-type Czochralski silicon - Dr Anna Macchiolo (INFN Firenze and Università di Firenze, Italy)   ()
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14:30 Effects of metallization of TlBr single crystals for detector applications - Dr Vasilij Kozlov (University of Helsinki, Finland)   ()
14:45 Fabrication of 3D detectors with columnar electrodes of the same doping type - Dr Sabina Ronchin (ITC-irst, Trento, Italy)   ()
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15:00 --- Tea and Poster Session ---
16:00
S13 : Applications in Space Science (until 17:30) ()
16:00 Invited talk for Applications in Space Science - Dr Andrew Holland (Brunel University)   ()
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16:30 A Demountable Readout for Optical Image Intensifiers - Dr Jon Lapington (Space Research Centre, University of Leicester)   ()
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16:45 Development of a thinned back-illuminated CMOS Active Pixel Sensor for Extreme Ultra Violet Spectroscopy and Imaging in Space Science - Dr Nick Waltham (Space Science and Technology Department, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory)   ()
17:00 High-stability multi-CCD Focal Plane for ESA imaging missions - Dr Dave Walton (Mullard Space Science Lab, University College London)   ()
17:15 The novel multi-collimator using BP-1 glass and an application for X-ray CCDs - Dr Junko Hiraga (JAXA/ISIS, Kanagawa, Japan)   ()
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19:00 --- Conference Dinner at Greenbank Conference Park ---
21:00 --- Bar Open ---
12:30
Closing remarks (until 13:00) ()
13:00 --- Lunch ---