MPGD 2015 & RD51 Collaboration meeting

from Monday, 12 October 2015 (12:00) to Saturday, 17 October 2015 (18:00)
Trieste - Italy (Oceania)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
12 Oct 2015
13 Oct 2015
14 Oct 2015
15 Oct 2015
16 Oct 2015
17 Oct 2015
AM
08:45
Contributed talks -Dr Atsuhiko Ochi (Kobe University) (until 10:50) (Oceania)
08:45 Caliste-MM, a new soft X-ray spectro-polarimeter based on gas detector with outer and contactless electronics - Mr Paul Serrano (CEA)   (Oceania)
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09:10 A Cylindrical GEM Detector with Analog Readout for the BESIII Experiment - Gianluigi Cibinetto (FE)   (Oceania)
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09:35 Construction and Performance Studies of Large Resistive MicroMegas Quadruplets - Edoardo Maria Farina (PV)   (Oceania)
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10:00 Resistive Strip Micromegas Tracker for CLAS12 Experiment - Dr Maxence Vandenbroucke (CEA Saclay)   (Oceania)
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10:25 Large Area Coverage of a TPC Endcap with GridPix Detectors - Jochen Kaminski (University of Bonn)   (Oceania)
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10:50 --- Coffee Break ---
11:15
Invited talk -Dr Atsuhiko Ochi (Kobe University) (until 11:55) (Oceania)
11:15 Frontier and trends in particle flow calorimetry - Dr Felix Sefkow (DESY)   (Oceania)
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11:55
Contributed talks -Dr Atsuhiko Ochi (Kobe University) (until 13:10) (Oceania)
11:55 The COMPASS experiment gets its new hybrid GEM-Micromegas pixelized detectors to track high particle flux - Dr Damien Neyret (CEA Saclay IRFU/SPhN)   (Oceania)
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12:20 Status of GEM trackers for Super Bigbite Spectrometer in Hall A for 12 GeV CEBAF Upgrade at JLab - Dr Kondo Gnanvo (University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22903, USA)   (Oceania)
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12:45 Status of the R&D activities for the upgrade of the ALICE TPC - Mr Alexander Deisting (GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung)   (Oceania)
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08:45
Contributed talks -Dr Maxim Titov (CEA Saclay) (until 10:50) (Oceania)
08:45 Recent progress with the RPWELL detector - Dr Shikma Bressler (Weizmann Institute of Science)   (Oceania)
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09:10 R&D on a novel fast timing micro pattern gaseous detector (FTM) - Dr Brian Dorney (European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN))   (Oceania)
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09:35 Development of the micro pixel chamber based on MEMS technology - Mr Taito Takemura (Kyoto Univ.)   (Oceania)
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10:00 Fast Timing for High-Rate Environments with Micromegas - Dr Thomas Papaevangelou (IRFU - CEA Saclay)   (Oceania)
10:25 Charge Transfer Properties Through Graphene for Applications in Gaseous Detectors - Mr Filippo Resnati (ETHZ / CERN)   (Oceania)
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10:40 Innovative Micromegas manufacturing with Microfabrication techniques and use of Graphene - Dr Theodoros Geralis (NCSR Demokritos)   (Oceania)
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10:50 --- Coffee break ---
11:15
Invited talk -Dr Maxim Titov (CEA Saclay) (until 11:55) (Oceania)
11:15 Trigger vs triggerles approaches in large-size experiments - Dr Umberto Marconi (BO)   (Oceania)
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11:55
Contributed talks -Dr Maxim Titov (CEA Saclay) (until 13:10) (Oceania)
11:55 Development and application of scintillating Glass-GEM detector - Dr Takeshi Fujiwara (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology)   (Oceania)
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12:20 New substrate, high spacial resolution and big area THGEMs development and applications - Dr Yuguang Xie (Institute of High Energy Physics, CAS)   (Oceania)
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12:45 Development of a transparent Single-grid-type MSGC based on LCD technology - Prof. Hiroyuki Takahashi (The University of Tokyo)   (Oceania)
08:45
Contributed talks - Maria Gabriella Catanesi (BA) (until 10:50) (Oceania)
08:45 Microbulk Micromegas as x-ray detectors for axion searches: CAST and developments for IAXO. - Javier Gracia Garza (Universidad de Zaragoza)   (Oceania)
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09:10 Microbulk Micromegas for the search of DBD of 136Xe in the PandaX-III experiment - Dr Javier Galán (U. Zaragoza)   (Oceania)
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09:35 Two-phase Cryogenic Avalanche Detector with electroluminescence gap and THGEM/GAPD-matrix multiplier - Dr Andrey Sokolov (Novosibirsk State University, Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics)   (Oceania)
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10:00 Recent R&D results on the double phase LAr LEM TPC - Mr Shuoxing Wu (ETH Zurich)   (Oceania)
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10:25 Study of Negative-Ion TPC using μ-PIC for Directional Dark Matter search - Mr Ikeda Tomonori (Kobe University)   (Oceania)
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10:50
Poster session & coffee break (until 12:05) (Oceania)
09:00
RD51 meeting - refer to dedicated timetable (until 18:00) (Oceania)
09:00
RD51 meeting - refer to dedicated timetable (until 13:00) (Oceania)
PM
13:00 --- Registration and welcome lunch ---
14:00
Welcome addresses (until 14:30) (Oceania)
14:30
Invited talk - Leszek Ropelewski (CERN) (until 15:10) (Oceania)
14:30 MPGD contributions in recent and running experiments - Dr Maxim Titov (CEA Saclay)   (Oceania)
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15:10
Contributed talks - Leszek Ropelewski (CERN) (until 16:00) (Oceania)
15:10 A Prototype Combination TPC Cherenkov Detector with GEM Readout for Tracking and Particle Identification and its Potential Use at an Electron Ion Collider - Craig Woody (Brookhaven National Lab)   (Oceania)
15:35 Study of the dE/dx resolution of a GEM Readout Chamber prototype for the upgrade of the ALICE TPC - Mr Andreas Mathis (Physik Department, Technische Universität München, 85748 Garching, Germany; Excellence Cluster ’Origin and Structure of the Universe’, 85748 Garching, Germany)   (Oceania)
16:00 --- Coffee break ---
16:25
Contributed talks - Leszek Ropelewski (CERN) (until 18:05) (Oceania)
16:25 Construction and Test of First Full-Size MicroMegas Modules for the ATLAS New Small Wheel Upgrade. - Dr Jonathan Bortfeldt (LMU University Munich)   (Oceania)
16:50 Upgrade of the CMS muon system with triple-GEM detectors - Dr Brian Dorney (European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN))   (Oceania)
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17:15 Status of COMPASS RICH-1 upgrade with MPGD-based Photon Detectors - Fulvio Tessarotto (TS)   (Oceania)
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17:40 Development of resistive Micromegas for sampling Calorimetry - Dr Theodoros Geralis (NCSR Demokritos)   (Oceania)
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18:15
SEMINAR: Trieste and the coffee (until 19:15) (Oceania)
18:15 Trieste and the coffee - Dr Furio Suggi Liverani (Illycaffe')   (Oceania)
13:10 --- Lunch ---
14:10
Contributed talks -Prof. Amos Breskin (Weizmann Institute) (until 15:50) (Oceania)
14:10 OPERATION OF HYBRID MICROPATTERN GASEOUS DETECTOR IN LOW-PRESSURE HYDROGEN, DEUTERIUM AND HELIUM, FOR ACTIVE-TARGET TIME PROJECTION CHAMBER APPLICATIONS - Dr Marco Cortesi (National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (Michigan State University))   (Oceania)
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14:35 The BAND-GEM detector: An improved efficiency GEM-based solution for thermal neutrons detection at spallation sources - Gabriele Croci (MIB - Università di Milano-Bicocca)   (Oceania)
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15:00 X-ray generator: an application of micro pattern gas detector - Dr Toru Tamagawa (RIKEN)   (Oceania)
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15:25 GET – A generic approach towards an acquisition system for TPCs in Nuclear Physics. - Dr Emanuel Pollacco (IRFU/SPhN)   (Oceania)
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15:50
Poster session & coffee break (until 17:15) (Oceania)
15:50 A Minidrift GEM Tracking Detector and its Potential Use for Large Angle Tracking at an Electron Ion Collider - Dr Craig Woody (Brookhaven National Lab)   (Oceania)
15:50 Aging studies on the first resistive-MicroMegas quadruplet at GIF++: preliminary results - Dr Barbara Alvarez Gonzalez (CERN)   (Oceania)
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15:50 Design, construction, quality checks and test results of first resistive-MicroMegas anode boards for the ATLAS experiment. - Mr Fabian Kuger (CERN / University of Würzburg (Germay))   (Oceania)
Paper
Poster
15:50 Development of large area resistive electrodes for ATLAS NSW MicroMegas - Dr Atsuhiko Ochi (Kobe University)   (Oceania)
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15:50 Gas measurements in a sealed TPC for the HARPO experiment - Dr Mickaël Frotin (LLR)   (Oceania)
15:50 Studies on Gas Electron Multiplier (GEM) modules of a Large Prototype TPC for the ILC - Annika Vauth (DESY)   (Oceania)
15:55 Characterization of a hybrid GEM-Micromegas detector with respect to its application in a continuously read out TPC - Mr Viktor Ratza (Helmholtz-Institut für Strahlen- und Kernphysik, Germany)   (Oceania)
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15:55 Charge particle detection performance of large area triple-GEM detectors for the forward muon upgrade of the CMS detector - Dr Marek Michael GRUCHALA (CERN)   (Oceania)
15:55 Development of a TPC detector module equipped with a positive-ion gating device using high electron transmission GEM-type foils for the ILD detector at the ILC - Dr Thorsten Lux (IFAE)   (Oceania)
15:55 Performance studies of resistive MicroMegas detectors for the upgrade of the ATLAS Muon Spectrometer - Mr Konstantinos Ntekas (National Technical University of Athens)   (Oceania)
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15:55 Quality control for the first large areas of triple GEM chambers for the CMS endcaps - Dr Michael Tytgat (UGent)   (Oceania)
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15:55 Simulation of the CMS GEM System - Dr Sharma Archana (University of Wisconsin)   (Oceania)
16:00 HARPO, TPC as a gamma telescope and polarimeter: Measurements in a polarised photon beam between 1.7 MeV and 74 MeV - Dr Philippe Gros (LLR, Ecole Polytechnique)   (Oceania)
16:00 Investigations of Kr-Xe mixtures in gas avalanche detectors - Prof. João Veloso (University of Aveiro)   (Oceania)
16:00 LBNO-DEMO (WA105): a large demonstrator of the Liquid Argon double phase TPC - Dr Thorsten Lux (ETH, Zurich)   (Oceania)
16:00 Measurement of the GEM gain uniformity for the PRAXyS mission - Ms Megu Kubota (RIKEN/Tokyo University of Science)   (Oceania)
16:00 Micromegas calibration for ACTAR TPC - Mr Benoit Mauss (GANIL)   (Oceania)
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16:00 Operation of an InGrid based X-ray detector at the CAST experiment - Mr Christoph Krieger (University of Bonn)   (Oceania)
16:00 Polarimeter Detector development using GEM technology for Proton EDM Measurement - Dr Seongtae Park (CAPP/IBS)   (Oceania)
16:10 Development of a new generation GEM using a fine ceramic - Mr Kazuki Komiya (Tokyo Metropolitan Industrial Technology Reserach Institute)   (Oceania)
16:10 Hyperfast Sensor Development for the HL-LHC Era - Dr Sebastian White (Princeton University)   (Oceania)
16:10 Innovative Micromegas Manufacturing with micro fabrication techniques and use of graphene - Ms CHRYSOULA VASSOU (NCSR Demokritos)   (Oceania)
16:10 Low-energy electron source to characterise Micromegas/InGrid and study of dE/dx for low energy electrons - Mr Vladyslav Krylov (LAL - Orsay, T. Shevchenko National University - Kyiv)   (Oceania)
Paper
16:10 Progress in Thick-Groove detector developments - Paolo Iengo (CERN)   (Oceania)
16:10 Progress of the Capillary Plate-based Gaseous Detector for high energy photon imaging. - Mr Hiroyuki Sugiyama (Hamamatsu Photonics K.K.)   (Oceania)
Poster
16:10 The development of MPGD-based detectors of single photons - Shuddha Shankar Dasgupta (T)   (Oceania)
16:10 The micro-Resistive WELL - Giovanni Bencivenni (LNF)   (Oceania)
16:15 Design and assembling of GEM detector sensitive volume for plasma radiation application. - Dr Ewa Kowalska-Strzęciwilk (IPPLM)   (Oceania)
16:15 GEM based detecting system for tungsten radiation focused tomography at WEST tokamak - Dr Maryna Chernyshova (Institute of Plasma Physics and Laser Microfusion)   (Oceania)
16:15 Investigation of THGEM technology for nuclear security applications - Ms Katie Ley (AWE)   (Oceania)
Paper
16:15 Low consumption micromegas for muon tomography - Mr Simon Bouteille (CEA-Saclay)   (Oceania)
16:15 Novel High-Resolution Neutron Detectors for the NMX Instrument at ESS - Mr Filippo Resnati (ETHZ / CERN)   (Oceania)
16:15 The development of a new nTHGEM based neutron detector in CSNS - Mr Jianrong ZHOU (Institute of High Energy Physics (IHEP), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS))   (Oceania)
16:15 The M-Cube project: Large area Micromegas for homeland security - Dr Sebastien Procureur (CEA-Saclay)   (Oceania)
16:20 A BEAM MONITOR BASED ON MPGD DETECTOR FOR HADRON THERAPY - Mrs Palma Rita Altieri (Università degli Studi di Bari & INFN)   (Oceania)
Paper
16:20 A new transparent XY-MicroMegas neutron beam profiler - Dr Éric Berthoumieux   (Oceania)
16:20 Design and parameterisation of a pinhole camera and selection of the X-ray source energy for the GEM based X-ray fluorescence imaging system - Dr Bartosz Mindur (AGH University of Science and Technology)   (Oceania)
16:20 Essential data processing for soft X-ray diagnostics based on GEM detector measurements for fusion plasma imaging - Dr Tomasz Czarski (Institute of Plasma Physics and Laser Microfusion)   (Oceania)
16:20 GEM based fast neutron detector for fusion and spallation sources experiments - Dr Andrea Muraro (IFP-CNR)   (Oceania)
16:20 Use of Micro Pattern Gas Detectors In some Nuclear Physics Experiments - Dr Emanuel Pollacco (IRFU/SPhN)   (Oceania)
16:20 “Ab initio” development of a gaseous Compton Camera - Prof. João Veloso (University of Aveiro)   (Oceania)
16:25 Electron losses during drift and mesh transit in an ATLAS-like MicroMegas - Mr Fabian Kuger (CERN / University of Würzburg (Germay))   (Oceania)
16:25 Influence of water on the surface of graphene - Mr Yunus KAYA (Uludag University)   (Oceania)
Paper
16:25 Measurements and calculations of electron avalanche growth in ternary mixtures of Ne + CO2 + N2 - Dr Tadeusz Kowalski (AGH, University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland)   (Oceania)
16:25 Noble gas cluster ions - Mr Yunus KAYA (Uludag University)   (Oceania)
16:25 PI Surface Conductivity Measurements - Mr YALÇIN KALKAN (RD51)   (Oceania)
16:25 Statistical fluctuations of photoelectron emission from CsI photocathodes in Noble gases - Prof. João Veloso (University of Aveiro)   (Oceania)
16:25 Study of the performance of Micromegas detectors in magnetic field. - Dr Dimos Sampsonidis Sampsonidis (Aristotle University ofThessaloniki)   (Oceania)
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16:30 Numerical Studies on Time Resolution of Micro-Pattern Gaseous Detectors - Prof. Nayana Majumdar (Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics)   (Oceania)
Paper
16:30 Numerical study of electrostatic field distortion on LPTPC end-plates based on bulk Micromegas modules - Prof. Supratik Mukhopadhyay (Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics)   (Oceania)
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16:30 Simulations of electron avalanches in the GEM detector - Dr Karol Malinowski (Institute of Plasma Physics and Laser Microfusion)   (Oceania)
16:30 Speeding Up and Parallelizing the Garfield++ - Mr Alfredo Castaneda Hernandez (Texas A&M University at Qatar)   (Oceania)
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16:35 Development of the GEM-TPC X-ray Polarimeter with the Scalable Readout System - Takao Kitaguchi (Hiroshima University)   (Oceania)
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16:35 MOSAIC board: a modular system for readout and testing of particle physics detectors and their related electronics. - Giuseppe De Robertis (BA)   (Oceania)
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16:35 Status of the electronics & DAQ for the Triple-GEM project for the upgrade of the CMS forward muon spectrometer - Dr Waqar Ahmed (National Centre for Physics, Quaid-I-Azam Univ.)   (Oceania)
16:35 Tests of a new anode resistive coating for a Micromegas TPC - Paul Colas (CEA/Irfu Saclay)   (Oceania)
16:35 The TOTEM DAQ based on Scalable Readout System (SRS) - Dr Michele Quinto (INFN, Sezione di Bari)   (Oceania)
Paper
Poster
16:40 A new technique for assembling large-size GEM detectors and its experimental results - Dr Yi Zhou (China)   (Oceania)
16:40 Characterization of multilayer Thick-GEM geometries as 10B converters aiming thermal neutron detection - Hugo Natal da Luz (Instituto de Fìsica, Universidade de São Paulo, Brasil)   (Oceania)
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16:40 New results on hole-size dependence of GEM-foil performance - Dr Timo Hildén (Helsinki Institute of Physics)   (Oceania)
16:40 Some advances of thinner-THGEM - Dr Qian Liu (UCAS, China)   (Oceania)
16:40 Study of spatial resolution of low-material GEM tracking detectors - Mr Lev Shekhtman (Budker INP)   (Oceania)
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16:40 The Recent Results of Glass Gas Electron Multiplier - Mr Yuki Mitsuya (The University of Tokyo)   (Oceania)
16:45 A novel application of Fiber Bragg Grating (FBG) sensors in MPGD - Dr Luigi Benussi (LNF)   (Oceania)
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16:45 Candidate eco-friendly gas mixtures for MPGDs - Giovanna Saviano (LNF)   (Oceania)
16:45 Characterization of GEM foils and materials: simulation, measurements and interferometric monitoring tools - Saleh Muhammad (L)   (Oceania)
16:45 Investigation of the microstructure of Thick-GEMs with single photo-electrons - Mr Gergo Hamar (Wigner RCP, Budapest)   (Oceania)
Paper
16:45 Quality Assurance of the QEM foils for the upgrade of the readout chambers of the ALICE TPC. - Dr Erik Brücken (Helsinki Institute of Physics)   (Oceania)
16:45 Report on mass production of large size bulk Micromegas boards at ELVIA company - Dr Damien Neyret (CEA Saclay IRFU/SPhN)   (Oceania)
16:45 Thick-GEM production in Brazil - characterization of the first prototype - Renato Negrão (Instituto de Física, Universidade de São Paulo, Brasil)   (Oceania)
17:15
Invited talk -Prof. Amos Breskin (Weizmann Institute) (until 17:55) (Oceania)
17:15 Status and perspectives of large-size MCPs - Dr Robert Wagner (Argonne National Laboratory)   (Oceania)
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18:10 --- Concert followed by "cheese and wine" ---
13:10 --- Lunch ---
14:10 --- Excursion ---
20:00 --- Conference Banquet ---
12:05
Contributed talks - Maria Gabriella Catanesi (BA) (until 12:30) (Oceania)
12:05 VMM - An ASIC for Micropattern Detectors - Dr Georgios Iakovidis (Brookhaven National Laboratory)   (Oceania)
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12:30
Invited talk - Maria Gabriella Catanesi (BA) (until 13:10) (Oceania)
12:30 Novel trends in solid state detectors - Prof. Ron Lipton (Fermilab)   (Oceania)
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13:10 --- Lunch ---
14:10
Contributed talks -Dr Craig Woody (Brookhaven National Lab) (until 15:50) (Oceania)
14:10 Diffusion of ions in gas medium - Mr YALÇIN KALKAN (RD51)   (Oceania)
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14:35 Numerical Investigation on Electron and Ion Transmission of GEM-based Detectors - Ms Purba Bhattacharya (School of Physical Sciences, NISER, India)   (Oceania)
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15:00 Bubble-assisted Liquid Hole-Multipliers: bubble stability and electroluminescence in varying electrode configurations - Mr Eran ERDAL (Weizmann Institute of Science)   (Oceania)
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15:25 Effects of High Charge Densities in Multi-GEM Detectors - Patrik Thuiner (CERN, Vienna University of Technology)   (Oceania)
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15:50 --- Coffee break ---
16:15
Contributed talks -Dr Craig Woody (Brookhaven National Lab) (until 17:30) (Oceania)
16:15 Development of gating foils to inhibit ion feedback using FPC production techniques - Daisuke Arai (Fujikura Ltd.)   (Oceania)
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16:40 Aging and outgassing studies for GEM detectors in the LHC high-rate environment - Mr Jeremie MERLIN (CERN)   (Oceania)
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17:05 Development of μ-PIC with resistive electrodes using sputtered carbon - Mr Fumiya Yamane (Kobe Univ.)   (Oceania)
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17:30
Invited talk -Dr Craig Woody (Brookhaven National Lab) (until 18:10) (Oceania)
17:30 Conference Summary - Prof. Amos BRESKIN (Weizmann Institute of Science)   (Oceania)
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18:10
Charpack Award and Conference closure (until 18:30) (Oceania)
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