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Elementary Particle Physics (IIHE (ULB-VUB))

Faculty of Sciences | Physics

(Code: ULB168)

Skills of the unit :

► Optimization of photodetector systems such as photomultiplier detectors.
► R&D on microstrip gas counters and detectors equipped with GEM.
► High-speed electronics for triggering and data acquisition (FASTBUS, VME, TCA)
► Design, development, and construction of particle detectors (drift chambers, multi-wire proportional chambers, microstrip gas counters, GEMs, scintillating fiber and silicon trackers), digital electronics.
► Time synchronization, atomic clocks and GPS
► High speed digital communication networks
► Deployment of a distributed computing infrastructure (GRID), in particular for the elementary particle physics research