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School of Physical and Chemical Sciences

Detector development

Research Group:Particle Physics Research Centre

Number of Students:1

Length of Study in Years: 3.5

Full-time Project: yes


QM Scholarship

Project Description:

The PPRC have a number of ongoing solid state detector development programmes ranging from silicon microstrip and pixel detectors through to organic radiation detector development (in collaboration with members of CCMMP). There are opportunities to work on device design and testing, simulation, DAQ, system build, commissioning and external test beam campaigns.


The project will involve actively working in the laboratories within SPA, including our clean rooms, and will require travel to external sites in order to perform field tests of equipment developed.

SPA Academics: Adrian Bevan, Seth Zenz