Research in experimental particle physics depends on large particle accelerators and complex detectors. Experiments are therefore conducted in a few large research centres around the world and are based on team work and international cooperation. Researchers of our department are members of high-energy physics collaborations:
Not all the work can be done in international research centers. A lot can and has to be done in home laboratories, as for example the research and development of new particle detectors, that will be used in joint experiments. We put an effort in transferring the new technologies and techniques in other fields, notably medicine and environmental science. Past and current projects include:
development, construction and fabrication of Diamond Beam Monitor
design, constuction and commissioning of the RICH detector for the HERA-B project at DESY * developement of silicon sensors, scintillators and read-out electronics for a Compton Prostate Probe as a part of Cameras for Imaging in Medical Applications (CIMA) collaboration.