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September 2022 - November 2022

… to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from. T.S. Eliot, Little Gidding   You might think that particle physics has accomplished its goals with the discovery of the last piece of the Standard Model jigsaw puzzle, the…

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September 2022 - November 2022

On the 4th of July of 2022 we celebrated the 10th anniversary of the end of decades-long search for an experimental confirmation of the BEH mechanism, and the start of a new era. With the discovery of the Higgs boson, the last unknown fundamental…

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September 2022 - November 2022

The mandate of the Detector Technologies (DT) group in the Experimental Physics department covers development, construction, operation and maintenance of particle detectors for CERN experiments. Last year showed great progress on several projects…

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September 2022 - November 2022

A dedicated workshop on Medical Applications of Spectroscopic X-ray Detectors took place at CERN  from 29th August - 1st September. It brought together more than 100 participants from a variety on institutions including prestigious medical schools,…

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September 2022 - November 2022

The Macro-Pixel ASIC (MPA) and Short-Strip ASIC (SSA) are the new read-out chips used to process particle hit signals of pixel and strip sensors in the upcoming CMS Outer Tracker of the High-Luminosity LHC Upgrade (HL-LHC). The two chips are…

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September 2022 - November 2022

The HL-LHC is foreseen to generate roughly thirty times more data than the LHC has produced so far. Given the available future budget estimations and expected technological evolution [1], software will play a crucial role to cover the performance…

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