Sep 2 – 6, 2024
INFN - Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro
Europe/Rome timezone
Organized by INTRANS, the Instrumentation and Training task of EURO-LABS for Nuclear Spectroscopy and Reaction Dynamics


Main topics that we would like to touch in this Workshop are 

· Introduction to the basics of Ge detectors
· History of Ge detectors
· Production of Ge detectors: Planar, coaxial, segmented detectors
· Cryostats and vacuum issues
· Properties and test procedures of Ge detectors
· Diagnosis of failures and strategies for repairs
· Electronics noise
· Specific problems of different detector types: 
     - Standard naked detectors, 
     - Clover detectors, 
     - Segmented detectors,
     - Encapsulated detectors
· Basic concepts on chemical and physical processes on HPGe crystals
· Contact / junction processing on HPGe crystals
· HPGe crystal characterization with gamma collimated sources
· Digital signal processing and on-line reconstruction of the position