5th International Conference on Micro-Pattern Gas Detectors (MPGD2017)

from Monday, May 22, 2017 (7:30 AM) to Friday, May 26, 2017 (5:50 PM)
Temple University - Philadelphia (Morgan Hall D301)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
May 22, 2017
May 23, 2017
May 24, 2017
May 25, 2017
May 26, 2017
AM
7:30 AM --- Breakfast ---
8:30 AM
Opening (until 9:00 AM) (Morgan Hall D301)
8:30 AM Welcome Address (Dean Michael Klein) / Opening - Michael Klein (Temple University) Bernd Surrow (Temple University)   (Morgan Hall D301)
9:00 AM
MPGD detector technologies - 1 (Chair: Klaus Dehmelt) (until 10:10 AM) (Morgan Hall D301)
9:00 AM Status and Future Developments of Micro-pattern Gas Detectors - Eraldo Oliveri (CERN)   (Morgan Hall D301)
9:30 AM Charged particle timing based on Micromegas in the sub-50 picosecond regime - Eraldo Oliveri (CERN)   (Morgan Hall D301)
9:50 AM The first beam test for a GEM-readout TPC module with a large aperture GEM-like gating device - Yumi Aoki (KEK/SOKENDAI)   (Morgan Hall D301)
10:10 AM --- Coffee Break ---
10:30 AM
MPGD detector technologies - 2 (Chair: Klaus Dehmelt) (until 11:50 AM) (Morgan Hall D301)
10:30 AM Performance of the chromium GEM detector - Bartosz Mindur (AGH University of Science and Technology (PL))   (Morgan Hall D301)
10:50 AM A new design of Micro Pixel Chamber using DLC electrodes - Fumiya Yamane (Kobe Univ.)   (Morgan Hall D301)
11:10 AM Numerical predictions of GEM sheet nonlinear mechanical properties under large deformations - Jeremie Alexandre Merlin (CERN)   (Morgan Hall D301)
11:30 AM The RPWELL detector – its physics and potential applications - Shikma Bressler (Weizmann Institute of Science (IL))   (Morgan Hall D301)
11:50 AM --- Lunch ---
7:30 AM --- Breakfast ---
8:50 AM
MPGD detector technologies - 5 (Chair: Marcus Hohlmann) (until 10:10 AM) (Morgan Hall D301)
8:50 AM The micro-RWELL detector - Marco Poli Lener (Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati - INFN)   (Morgan Hall D301)
9:10 AM Small-pad resistive Micromegas for operation at very high rates - Edoardo Maria Farina (Universita e INFN, Pavia (IT))   (Morgan Hall D301)
9:30 AM Operation of a sealed Kr based micropatterned detector - Joao Veloso (i3N, Physics Department, University of Aveiro)   (Morgan Hall D301)
9:50 AM Review of results and measurements obtained with GEMPIX detector - Fabrizio Murtas (CERN & INFN)   (Morgan Hall D301)
10:10 AM --- Coffee Break ---
10:30 AM
Applications at future nuclear and particle physics facilites - 1 (Chair: Marcus Hohlmann) (until 12:00 PM) (Morgan Hall D301)
10:30 AM Applications of Micropattern Gas Detectors at BNL./JLAB and a future EIC facility - Thomas K Hemmick   (Morgan Hall D301)
11:00 AM Applications of Micropattern Gas Detectors at FRIB - Marco Cortesi (National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory)   (Morgan Hall D301)
11:30 AM Applications of Micropattern Gas Detectors at Dark Matter and Neutrino Physics related Experiments - Javier Galan   (Morgan Hall D301)
7:30 AM --- Breakfast ---
8:30 AM
Applications at future nuclear and particle physics facilites - 4 (Chair: Kondo Gnanvo) (until 10:30 AM) (Morgan Hall D301)
8:30 AM Simulation of the ATLAS New Small Wheel (NSW) System - Huacheng Cai (Univ. Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (US))   (Morgan Hall D301)
8:50 AM Resistive Micromegas for the Muon Spectrometer Upgrade of the ATLAS Experiment - Ourania Sidiropoulou (Bayerische Julius Max. Universitaet Wuerzburg (DE))   (Morgan Hall D301)
9:10 AM The novel photon detectors based on MPGD technologies for the upgrade of COMPASS RICH-1 - Fulvio Tessarotto (INFN Trieste)   (Morgan Hall D301)
9:30 AM The high voltage system for the novel MPGD-based photon detectors of COMPASS RICH-1 - Silvia Dalla Torre (Universita e INFN, Trieste (IT))   (Morgan Hall D301)
9:50 AM A large low-mass GEM detector with zigzag readout strips for forward tracking at EIC - Marcus Hohlmann (Florida Institute of Technology (US))   (Morgan Hall D301)
10:10 AM From gated to continuous readout: the GEM upgrade of the ALICE TPC - Andreas Mathis (Technische Universität München (DE))   (Morgan Hall D301)
10:30 AM --- Coffee Break ---
10:50 AM
MPGD production and commercialization - 1 (Chair: Kondo Gnanvo) (until 11:50 AM) (Morgan Hall D301)
10:50 AM ATLAS MPGD production status - Marco Schioppa (Universita della Calabria (IT))   (Morgan Hall D301)
11:20 AM Japan MPGD community - Atsuhiko Ochi (Kobe Univ.)   (Morgan Hall D301)
11:50 AM --- Lunch ---
7:30 AM --- Breakfast ---
9:00 AM
MPGD production and commercialization - 2 (Chair: Craig Woody) (until 10:20 AM) (Morgan Hall D301)
9:00 AM Construction of Triple-GEM Detector Using Commercially Manufactured Large GEM Foils - Matt Posik   (Morgan Hall D301)
9:20 AM Optical readout of MPGDs: Techniques and applications - Florian Maximilian Brunbauer (CERN, Vienna University of Technology (AT))   (Morgan Hall D301)
9:40 AM Towards a 60 x 60 cm2 demonstrator for the NMX instrument at the European Spallation Source ERIC - Patrik Thuiner (CERN)   (Morgan Hall D301)
10:20 AM --- Coffee Break ---
10:40 AM
MPGD production and commercialization - 3 (Chair: Craig Woody) (until 11:40 AM) (Morgan Hall D301)
10:40 AM Muographies of the Giza's Great Pyramid with Micromegas trackers - Simon Bouteille (CEA/IRFU,Centre d'etude de Saclay Gif-sur-Yvette (FR))   (Morgan Hall D301)
11:00 AM First industrial production of large area Micromegas by ELVIA: status, applications and perspectives - Sébastien Procureur (CEA-Saclay)   (Morgan Hall D301)
11:40 AM --- Lunch ---
7:30 AM --- Breakfast ---
8:30 AM
Plenary Session 2 - RD51 (until 8:45 AM) (Morgan Hall D301)
8:30 AM WG7 - Yorgos Tsipolitis (National Technical Univ. of Athens (GR)) Eraldo Oliveri (CERN)   (Morgan Hall D301)
8:45 AM
Collaboration Board - RD51 (until 10:00 AM) (Morgan Hall D301)
10:00 AM --- Coffee Break ---
10:30 AM
Plenary Session 2 - RD51 (until 11:50 AM) (Morgan Hall D301)
10:30 AM WG5 - Michael Lupberger (CERN) Jochen Kaminski (University of Bonn (DE)) Hans Muller   (Morgan Hall D301)
11:15 AM WG6 - Fabien Jeanneau (CEA/IRFU,Centre d'etude de Saclay Gif-sur-Yvette (FR)) Rui De Oliveira (CERN)   (Morgan Hall D301)
PM
1:20 PM
MPGD detector technologies - 3 (Chair: Matt Posik) (until 3:00 PM) (Morgan Hall D301)
1:20 PM Preliminary Results of GEM based Transition Radiation Detector/ Tracker in Test Beam at JLab - Kondo Gnanvo (University of Virginia (US))   (Morgan Hall D301)
1:40 PM HARPO, a Micromegas+GEM TPC for gamma polarimetry above 1 MeV. - Paul Colas (CEA/IRFU,Centre d'etude de Saclay Gif-sur-Yvette (FR))   (Morgan Hall D301)
2:00 PM GEM foil gain prediction - Timo Eero Hilden (Helsinki Institute of Physics (FI))   (Morgan Hall D301)
2:20 PM Characterization and Validation of first GEM Foils produced in India - Md Naimuddin (University of Delhi (IN)) Ashok Kumar (University of Delhi (IN))   (Morgan Hall D301)
2:40 PM GEM single-mask characterization and influence of GEM foil orientation - Jeremie Alexandre Merlin (CERN)   (Morgan Hall D301)
3:00 PM --- Coffee Break ---
3:30 PM
MPGD detector technologies - 4 (Chair: Matt Posik) (until 5:30 PM) (Morgan Hall D301)
3:30 PM Development of the BAND-GEM detector solution for the SANS experiments - Gabriele Croci (Universita & INFN, Milano-Bicocca (IT))   (Morgan Hall D301)
3:50 PM Gas scintillation Glass GEM detector for high-resolution X-ray imaging and CT - Takeshi Fujiwara (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science & Technology )   (Morgan Hall D301)
4:10 PM Cloud Computing for QA of MPGD GEM-foils using Image Analysis - C.A Rodriguez (UNIVERSIDAD ANTONIO NARIÑO)   (Morgan Hall D301)
4:30 PM Towards High Resolution Bulk Micromegas Detectors for Nuclear Physics Instruments. - Emanuel Pollacco (IRFU CEA Saclay)   (Morgan Hall D301)
4:50 PM Characterisation of the charging up effect in Micromegas detectors - Jerome Samarati (CERN)   (Morgan Hall D301)
5:10 PM Beam Test Results from a GEM-based Combination TPC-Cherenkov Detector - Bob Azmoun (Physics Dept., Brookhaven National Lab)   (Morgan Hall D301)
5:30 PM --- Break / Walk to SERC Building at Temple University ---
6:00 PM --- Reception with Live Jazz Music / Group photo ---
12:00 PM --- Lunch ---
1:20 PM
Applications at future nuclear and particle physics facilites - 2 (Chair: Tom Hemmick) (until 3:00 PM) (Morgan Hall D301)
1:20 PM Development of GEM Detectors at Hampton University - Anusha Liyanage (Hampton University)   (Morgan Hall D301)
1:40 PM Construction and test of the large GEM tracking detector for the Super BigBite Spectrometer at JLab - H. Nguyen (Department of Physics, University of Virginia (UVa), Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA)   (Morgan Hall D301)
2:00 PM Status and progress of the future neutrino-less double beta decay search with the PandaX-III experiment - Damien Neyret (CEA/IRFU,Centre d'etude de Saclay Gif-sur-Yvette (FR))   (Morgan Hall D301)
2:20 PM R&D on Large GEM for the Forward Tracking at the Future Electron Ion Collider - Kondo Gnanvo (University of Virginia (US))   (Morgan Hall D301)
2:40 PM Micromegas Tracker for the CLAS12 experiment and for a future EIC - Maxence Vandenbroucke (CEA/IRFU,Centre d'etude de Saclay Gif-sur-Yvette (FR))   (Morgan Hall D301)
3:00 PM
Coffee Break and Poster Session - 1 (until 4:00 PM) (Morgan Hall D301)
3:00 PM How many electrons can fit in a GEM hole? - Piotr Gasik (Technische Universitaet Muenchen (DE))   (Morgan Hall D301)
3:04 PM Radiation studies on resistive bulk-micromegas chambers at the CERN Gamma Irradiation Facility - Jerome Samarati (CERN)   (Morgan Hall D301)
3:08 PM Characterization of Micromegas detector with elongated pillars - Ourania Sidiropoulou (Bayerische Julius Max. Universitaet Wuerzburg (DE))   (Morgan Hall D301)
3:12 PM Characteristics of Micromegas detectors at high temperature - Luigi Longo (Universita del Salento (IT))   (Morgan Hall D301)
3:16 PM VMM3, an ASIC for Micropattern Detectors - George Iakovidis (Brookhaven National Laboratory (US))   (Morgan Hall D301)
3:20 PM Level-1 Data Driver Card - A high bandwidth radiation tolerant aggregator board for detectors - Panagiotis Gkountoumis (National Technical Univ. of Athens (GR))   (Morgan Hall D301)
3:24 PM Imaging with glass GEM and dynamic time-over-threshold pulse processing method - Yuki Mitsuya (The University of Tokyo)   (Morgan Hall D301)
3:28 PM A new self-stretching method for large size GEM assembly - Yi Zhou (University of Science and Technology of China (CN))   (Morgan Hall D301)
3:32 PM A model of charge transfer processes in GEM foils - Viktor Ratza (University of Bonn (DE))   (Morgan Hall D301)
3:36 PM The importance of LAr TPC in neutrino experiments. - Rafael M. Gutiérrez Maritza Delgado   (Morgan Hall D301)
3:40 PM A photoelectric-effect-based field calibration system for the Time Projection Chamber at the CBELSA/TAPS experiment - Dimitri Schaab (University of Bonn)   (Morgan Hall D301)
3:44 PM GEM based alternatives for ion backflow suppression - Marcelo Gameiro Munhoz (Institute of Physics, University of São Paulo) Purba Battacharya (The Weizmann Institute of Science)   (Morgan Hall D301)
3:48 PM The GEM stability test against frequent high voltage on and off switching. - Sonoe Oda (RIKEN/Tokyo University of Science)   (Morgan Hall D301)
4:00 PM
Applications at future nuclear and particle physics facilites - 3 (Chair: Tom Hemmick) (until 6:00 PM) (Morgan Hall D301)
4:00 PM The sPHENIX TPC Project - Klaus Dehmelt (Stony Brook University USA)   (Morgan Hall D301)
4:20 PM Performance of the CAST Micromegas detectors detectors and perspectives for IAXO - Esther Ferrer Ribas (CEA (Saclay))   (Morgan Hall D301)
4:40 PM GEM Detectors of Proton Charge Radius (PRad) Experiment - Xinzhan Bai (University of Virginia)   (Morgan Hall D301)
5:00 PM High rate GEM readout and tracking for SBS - Danning Di   (Morgan Hall D301)
5:20 PM Test beam results of a Cylindrical GEM detector for BESIII experiment - Giulio Mezzadri (Universita di Ferrara & INFN (IT))   (Morgan Hall D301)
5:40 PM A custom readout electronics for the BESIII CGEM detector - Michela Greco (INFN-UniTO)   (Morgan Hall D301)
6:00 PM
Tour MPGD Laboratory - 1 (until 7:00 PM) (SERC building)
1:10 PM --- Break ---
2:00 PM --- Bus Transportation to Center City ---
2:30 PM
History Tour - Independence Hall and Old City (until 5:00 PM) ()
5:00 PM --- Bus Transportation to Morgan Hall ---
5:30 PM --- Break ---
6:30 PM --- Bus Transportation to Center City ---
7:00 PM
Banquet (until 9:30 PM) (Banquet Room)
9:30 PM --- Bus Transportation to Morgan Hall ---
1:00 PM
Related detector technologies (e.g. RPC's and TPC's) - 1 (Chair: Bernd Surrow) (until 2:50 PM) (Morgan Hall D301)
1:00 PM Precision Timing Measurement with MicroPattern Detectors - Sebastian White (CERN/Princeton University (US))   (Morgan Hall D301)
1:30 PM Exploiting Psec Time Resolution - Henry Frisch (university of chicago)   (Morgan Hall D301)
2:00 PM Status and Future Developments of TPC’s with MPGD readout systems - Paul Colas (CEA/IRFU,Centre d'etude de Saclay Gif-sur-Yvette (FR))   (Morgan Hall D301)
2:30 PM GEMROC2 – a self-triggered ASIC - Tomasz Andrzej Fiutowski (AGH University of Science and Technology (PL))   (Morgan Hall D301)
2:50 PM
Coffee Break and Poster Session - 2 (until 3:50 PM) (Morgan Hall D301)
2:50 PM sPHENIX TPC simulation studies - Sourav Tarafdar (Vanderbilt University)   (Morgan Hall D301)
2:54 PM RHIP, a Radio-Controlled High-Voltage Insulated Picoammeter and its usage in studying ion backflow in MPGD-based photon detectors - Silvia Dalla Torre (INFN, Trieste (IT))   (Morgan Hall D301)
2:58 PM Results of the longevity study with the triple-GEM technology for the upgrade of the CMS muon end-caps - Jeremie Alexandre Merlin (CERN)   (Morgan Hall D301)
3:02 PM New results on COMPASS pixellized hybrid gaseous detectors for high muon and hadron flux - Damien Neyret (CEA/IRFU,Centre d'etude de Saclay Gif-sur-Yvette (FR))   (Morgan Hall D301)
3:06 PM A wide energy range neutron spectrometer for fusion experiments or safety diagnostics applications - Philippe Legou (CEA Saclay DRF Irfu)   (Morgan Hall D301)
3:10 PM A GEM-TPC for the CBELSA/TAPS experiment - Jonathan Ottnad (University of Bonn (DE))   (Morgan Hall D301)
3:14 PM THE GEM QA PROTOCOL OF THE ALICE TPC UPGRADE PROJECT - Jens Erik Brucken (Helsinki Institute of Physics (FI))   (Morgan Hall D301)
3:18 PM R&D and related Simulation Studies for the sPHENIX Time Projection Chamber - Prakhar Garg   (Morgan Hall D301)
3:22 PM sPHENIX Compact TPC for Tracking and Particle Identification - Carlos Eugenio Perez Lara (Stony Brook University)   (Morgan Hall D301)
3:26 PM Mechanical Construction of the field cage of sPHENIX TPC - Niveditha Ram (Stony Brook University)   (Morgan Hall D301)
3:30 PM Improvement of GEM gain uniformity: production and verification techniques - Megu Kubota   (Morgan Hall D301)
3:34 PM Performance of GEM Detectors in the DarkLight Experiment at LERF - Jesmin Nazeer (Hampton University)   (Morgan Hall D301)
3:38 PM On-line and real-time thickness and density measurement for quality control of thin films using GEMs - Rafael M Gutierrez (Universidad Antonio Nariño)   (Morgan Hall D301)
3:50 PM
Related detector technologies (e.g. RPC's and TPC's) - 2 (Chair: Bernd Surrow) (until 5:10 PM) (Morgan Hall D301)
3:50 PM Status of the BONuS12 Radial Time Projection Chamber - Gabriel Charles (Old Dominion University)   (Morgan Hall D301)
4:10 PM Possible Options for Gain Elements in a High Rate Time Projection Chamber. - Nikolai Smirnov (Yale University)   (Morgan Hall D301)
4:30 PM Implementation of the VMM ASIC in the Scalable Readout System - Michael Lupberger (CERN)   (Morgan Hall D301)
4:50 PM GridPix detector with Timepix3 ASIC - Jochen Kaminski (University of Bonn (DE))   (Morgan Hall D301)
5:10 PM
Closing (until 5:40 PM) (Morgan Hall D301)
5:10 PM Summary - Maksym Titov (CEA/IRFU,Centre d'etude de Saclay Gif-sur-Yvette (FR))   (Morgan Hall D301)
5:40 PM
Tour MPGD Laboratory - 2 (until 6:40 PM) (SERC building)