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Author International Conference on Advanced Technology and Particle Physics (11th : 2009 : Centro di Cultura Scientifica A. Volta)

Title Astroparticle, particle and space physics, detectors and medical physics applications : proceedings of the 11th Conference, Villa Olmo, Como, Italy, 5-9 October 2009 / editors, Claude Leroy [and others]
Published Singapore : World Scientific, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 921 pages) : illustrations
Contents Development of photodetection system based on multipixel avalanche Geiger photodiodes with WLS for LXe lowbackground detectors / D. Yu [and others] -- Employing carbon nano-tubes in new nano-structured radiation detectors / A. Ambrosio [and others] -- The rich detector of the Na62 experiment at CERN / P. Cenci -- Status and perspectives of Cherenkov imaging counters / S. Dalla Torre -- Study of biological samples with detector Medipix2 / J. Dammer [and others] -- New possibilities in medical x-ray imaging with photon counting pixel detectors / J. Durst [and others] -- Cherenkov light detection for the LHCb RICH upgrade / C. Arnaboldi [and others] -- The timing counter of the MEG experiment / K. Fratini -- dE/dx measurements in large volume TPCs / A. Kalweit and M. Ivanov -- New approach in phase contrast X-ray imaging using coded aperture / F. Krejci, J. Jakubek and M. Kroupa -- Measurements of the photon detection efficiency done for Geiger-mode avalanche photodiodes (G-APD) / S. Gentile, F. Meddi and E. Kuznetsova -- Large volume and high efficiency neutron detector for nuclear physics and nuclear astrophysics measurements / A. Lavagno, G. Gervino and C. Marino -- Comparative meadurements of the performances on four super bialkali large area photomultipliers / E. Leonora -- The effect of pulse rate on vacuum phototriodes response and the use of an LED pulser to improve stability / D.E. Leslie -- Test for upgrading RPCs at very high counting rate / G. Aielli [and others] -- A scintillating bar tracking detector for the ASACUSA -- trap group experiment at the CERN AD / V. Mascagna [and others] -- First characterization of 8X8 monolithic silicon photomultipliers matrices for PET application / M. Melchiorri [and others] -- Recent advances in the development of radiation tolerant silicon detectors for the super-LHC / M. Moll -- Precise measurement of the gas gain of a multi-wire proportional chamber with cosmic rays / M. Avalle [and others] -- The ALICE Time-Of-Flight detector : status and expected performance at the LHC startup / A. Akindinov [and others] -- Continuous scintillator detector blocks for simultaneous PET-MR imaging of the human brain / P. Rato Mendes -- Calibration of the ATLAS muon chambers / F. Rauscher -- Improved imaging in low energy electron microscopy and photo emission electron microscopy using MEDIPIX2 pixel detector / I. Sikharulidze [and others] -- Application of the PIN diode as a dosimeter for DOSE measurement of several radiation sources / V. Sopko [and others] -- Low temperature thermal conductivity of PVC / G. Ventura and V. Martelli -- Identification of high momentum charged hadrons in ALICE : detector performance and perspectives / G. Volpe -- Perspectives with the MEDIPIX2-based detectors network in ATLAS / J . Bouchami [and others] -- EXO-200 and R & D prospects / M. Auger -- Direct detection of dark matter particles / R. Bernabei [and others] -- Cosmic ray physics with the OPERA Detector / T. Brugiere -- The AEgIS experiment (Antimatter Experiment : Gravity, Interferometry, Spectroscopy) / C. Canali -- KM3NeT a cubic-kilometre-scale deep water neutrino telescope for the mediterranean sea / G. de Bonis -- Calibration of the ANTARES neutrino telescope / U. Fritsch -- Search for solar axions with the CAST experiment / J. Galan -- Search for a possible spontaneous emission of muons from heavy nuclei / M. Giorgini -- Galactic cosmic rays modulation and prediction for the AMS-02 mission / P. Bobik [and others] -- The CNGS facility : performance and operational experience / E. Gschwendtner [and others] -- Measurement of radio emission from extensive air showers / J.R. Hörandel
Summary The exploration of the subnuclear world is done through increasingly complex experiments covering a wide range of energy and performed in a large variety of environments from particle accelerators, underground detectors to satellites and space laboratory. The achievement of these research programs calls for novel techniques, new materials and instrumentation to be used in detectors, often of large scale. Therefore, fundamental physics is at the forefront of technological advance and also leads to many applications. Among these, medical applications have a particular importance due to health and social benefits they bring to the public
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Medical physics -- Instruments -- Congresses.
Nuclear counters -- Congresses.
Nuclear physics -- Instruments -- Congresses.
Particles (Nuclear physics) -- Instruments -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Leroy, Claude, 1947-
ISBN 9789814307529 (electronic bk.)
9814307521 (electronic bk.)