“Advanced Radiation Detectors for Industrial Use” Workshop

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The EPS Technology and Innovation Group [TIG] is happy to announce that the European Physical Society, supported by the European Organization for Nuclear Research [CERN] and the University of Bologna will organise its second workshop on 11 and 12 November 2013, in Ravenna, Italy on “Advanced Radiation Detectors for Industrial Use”.

The TIG organises regular workshops that explore various fields of research, and their contributions to other fields of science and industry. This workshop focuses on the most recent technologies for the detection and measurement of ionizing radiation (charged particles, neutrons, gamma- and X-rays) and its application in Medicine, Mechanics and Materials.

The workshop agenda includes a keynote speech on “Research-Technology-Industry” by Prof. Karsten Buse, Director of the Fraunhofer Institute für Physikalische Meßtechnik in Freiburg, Germany, followed by presentations on CERN and INFN successful and on-going knowledge and technology transfer activities and on the recent EPS study on the Importance of Physics to the Economies of Europe.

The second day of the workshop will be devoted to a review of the most recent developments on miniaturization technologies of detectors and electronics, so as to obtain the best possible space and energy resolution; Molecular imaging as an analytical instrument for bio-molecular and biomedical research; Silicon drift detectors for precision measurement of particle energy and position for applications on X-ray spectrometry; Diamond-based detectors; Opportunities opened up by new high-intensity X-ray sources for material studies; Space applications of particle detectors; and recent developments on medical diagnosis techniques based on Positron-Electron Emission [PET].

An invitation is extended to researchers and industrial partners to participate actively in this workshop. Special focus will be given to a lively interaction between scientists, which develop forefront technologies for research, and professional partners, to identify new industrial applications and markets for the new technologies.

The workshop will be held at the Congress Centre in Ravenna. Updated information on the programme, on the location and on accommodation is published on the website, where it is also possible to register for the Workshop. Further information can be obtained by contacting the organizing committee by email andrea [dot] contin [at] unibo [dot] it.

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