GENERAL
ABOUT INFN
ORGANISATION CHART
INFN HEADQUARTERS
PRESS OFFICE
ADMINISTRATION
PHONE BOOK
JOB OPPORTUNITIES
 ACTIVITIES
PARTICLE PHYSICS
ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS
NUCLEAR PHYSICS
THEORETICAL PHYSICS
TECHNOLOGY
EXPERIMENTS
INFN PUBLICATIONS
THESIS
 SERVICES
PORTALE INFN
AGENDA INFN
EDUCATIONAL
WEBCAST
MULTIMEDIA
EU FP7
 

Trasparenza valutazione e merito  

DataWeb F.M.   F.S.  

 

  LNF: DEVELOPMENT OF SPARK-RESISTANT LARGE-AREA MICROMEGAS DETECTORS FOR THE ATLAS UPGRADE 
 COMPLETE LIST 

DATE: 06-12-2011

LABORATORI NAZIONALI DI FRASCATI
Mercoledi' 7 Dicembre ore 15:00 Aula Bruno Touschek Speaker:PROF. J. WOTSCHACK (CERN) Large-area particle detectors based on the bulk-micromegas technology are an attractive option for the upgrade of LHC detectors and/or detectors for the ILC or other experiments. In the context of the R&D for the ATLAS Muon System upgrade, we have built and tested detectors of order 1 m2. In order to overcome the spark problem in micromegas, a novel protection scheme using resistive strips above the readout electrode has been developed. This technology has undergone extensive tests with high-energy hadron, MeV neutrons, and keV photons. In addition a few small prototype chambers have been installed in the ATLAS cavern and are taking data under LHC conditions. We will discuss the underlying design of the chambers, present results on their performance, and address issues still to be studied before going into mass-production.


 RELATED SITE  
http://agenda.infn.it/conferenceDisplay.py?confId=4368

 RECENT EVENTS  
22-04-2015: Risultati di CUORE-0
20-04-2015: Of Contact Interactions and Colliders (why not fit form factors?)
20-04-2015: Hadron Physics and Non-Perturbative QCD
20-04-2015: Perspectives on Dark Photons and Light Dark Matter
19-04-2015: Visita Guidata ai Laboratori sotterranei
19-04-2015: Visita Guidata ai Laboratori sotterranei
18-04-2015: Visita Guidata ai Laboratori sotterranei
18-04-2015: Visita Guidata ai Laboratori sotterranei
18-04-2015: Visita Guidata ai Laboratori sotterranei
17-04-2015: Sperimentando 2015

[Back]

 

 

 CONFERENCES
27-04-2015
TECHNART 2015 - NON-DESTRUCTIVE AND MICROANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES IN ART AND CULTURAL HERITAGE
27-04-2015
IS QUANTUM THEORY EXACT? THE ENDEAVOR FOR THE THEORY BEYOND STANDARD QUANTUM MECHANICS.- 2015
05-05-2015
TOP QUARK PROPERTIES: THEORY VERSUS EXPERIMENTS
 REVIEWS AREA
PRESS REVIEWS
VIDEO REVIEWS
 PRESS RELEASE
26-03-2013
OPERA OBSERVED A THIRD NEUTRINO TAU
08-06-2012
NEUTRINOS SENT FROM CERN TO GRAN SASSO RESPECT THE COSMIC SPEED LIMIT
06-06-2012
OPERA OBSERVES THE SECOND TAU NEUTRINO
Ricerca Italiana

Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare - Piazza dei Caprettari, 70 - 00186 Roma
tel. +39 066840031 - fax +39 0668307924 - email: presidenza@presid.infn.it

F.M. F.E.