The new CMS Timing and Control Distribution System (TCDS) has been designed, built and installed in CMS during the first Long Shutdown (LS1) of the LHC and is now routinely used to control CMS data-taking.
ESE has three families of activities: services, developments and/or maintenance for specific experiments or projects and developments of components of general interest and in 2014 important progress has been made on all fronts.
Rafael Ballabriga Sune has been awarded with the 2013 Radiation Instrumentation Early Career Award by the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society for the implementation of a new approach to spectroscopic X-ray imaging.
Medipix hybrid pixel detectors produce images with high resolution, high contrast and almost no noise, making them excellent for use in medical imaging and a broad range of applications involving radiation detection.
On May 3rd CERN hosted the TEDx@CERN event. Among the speakers was Dr. Becky Parker 'You're Never Too Young To Be a Research Scientist'. Becky and her students have been in contact with the ESE-based Medipix team for the last seven years.
After several years of work the ESE group ready to deliver new devices and serviceses to the HEP community in the fields of: IC technologies and common building blocks (WP1), On-detector power distribution (WP2) and Radiation hard optical link (WP3).