6-11 June 2010
The Lodge on Loch Lomond
Europe/London timezone

Scientific Programme

The workshop will review recent progress on silicon based vertex detectors and underlying technologies.
  • Future Directions


    Discussions on critical challenges for the future of semiconductor detectors in particle physics experiments.

  • Welcome & Introduction


    Welcome & Introduction to the Vertex 2010 conference.

  • LHC Vertex Detector Performance


    Session on LHC based silicon vertex and tracking detectors.

  • Tracking, Vertexing, Alignment


    Discussion on the physics performance of the LHC detectors and their tracking, vertexing and alignment performance.

  • Radiation Hardness


    Session on the latest results on radiation hardness in semiconductor detectors.

  • Non-HEP Applications


    Applications of silicon detectors outwith particle physics, including synchrotrons, medical and security applications.

  • Post-processing & 3D Integration


    Reviews the progress in the field of 3D integration and post-processing techniques as applicable for particle physics tracking and vertex detectors.

  • LHC Upgrades & New Detectors


    The plans for vertexing and tracking with semiconductor detectors at a range of new and proposed facilities, including the LHC experiment upgrades.

  • Trigger


    A session dedicated to experience with triggering in initial LHC operations, and track and vertex triggering scenarios for the LHC experiment upgrades.

  • Summary


    Summary and closing remarks for the Vertex 2010 conference.