Jun 8 – 10, 2022
Europe/Paris timezone

A meeting to discuss issues of engineering and integration for present and future tracking systems.

Topics include

  • Detector cooling
  • Deflection, stability and precision of the structures, achieved and revisited requirements for the next generation
  • Thermal expansion differences inside the detector
  • Mass and therefore radiation length of mechanics, cables and pipes
  • Humidity control, including gas flushing inside detector volume and along services
  • Structural issues concerning humidity or outgassing
  • Choices of construction materials
  • Rails for support and guidance
  • Alignment systems, requirements and "weak modes" of the system, in-situ adjustments, sensors including load sensors
  • Pipe materials, pipe connection techniques and fittings
  • Shock and vibration issues such as bond wire vibration during transport and in operation
  • Effects on mechanics during fast discharge of magnet coils
  • Tracker to beam-pipe interfaces and bakeout scenarios
  • Failure management: What do we do to achieve a tracker with maximum duty cycle
  • Service management: What strategies do we have to deal with services? How can we minimize installation and testing times?
  • Radiation and mechanics: A discussion about the impacts of radiation on the design, materials and also issues like access constraints
  • Maintenance scenarios and the required special tooling
  • FEA and its comparison to real objects


Aula B. Touschek
Via Enrico Fermi 54, 00044 Frascati (Roma)
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Participants will be required to:

  • enter the Building 36 from the entrance front door for accreditation at the reception desk.

Internet access: An Eduroam Wi-Fi network will be available in the meeting areas.
Participants owning a INFN account, may also use the INFNdot1X Wi-Fi network. Participants who are not enabled to join the Eduroam or the INFNdot1X network may apply to access the INFN-WEB Wi-Fi network for visitors, as explained in the following instructions.