L I P

Laboratório de Instrumentação e Física Experimental de Partículas

L I P

L I P [PARTICLES AND TECHNOLOGY]

LqXe

Liquid Xenon R&D


// Detector development for particle and nuclear physics

Desenvolvimento de Detectores para Física de Partículas e Nuclear

There is a number of experiments around the world using liquid xenon as detector medium. These include search for lepton number violating muon decay, dark matter searches, neutrino physics and double beta decay. Although the energy ranges of interest of these experiment are different, they have very much in common from the detection point of view. Our team is focused on the processes triggered by particle interaction with liquid xenon and associated technologies, focusing on giving significant contributions to the future generation of liquid xenon detectors. The scope of our activities encompasses all the electronic, optical and molecular processes generated in a single- or double-phase liquid xenon detector due to particle interactions in the medium.

For the next few years our focus will be on studying satellite signals in liquid xenon double phase electroluminescence TPCs in the framework of the recently funded project for participation in the RD51 Collaboration at CERN.

// Research Area
Física Experimental de Partículas com aceleradores
Contacts
Group Leader:  
Vitaly Chepel

vitaly@coimbra.lip.pt


 


  • Two-Phase Emission Detectors
  • Author(s):  Dmitry Akimov, Alexander Bolozdynya, Alexey Buzulutskov, Vitaly Chepel
  • Submission:  , Acceptance:  , Publication:  2021-07-15
  • Reference:     View publication

  • Operation of a novel large area, high gain, single stage gaseous electron multiplier
  • Author(s):  F.D. Amaro, R. Roque, N.V. Duarte, A. Cortez, and J.A. Mir
  • Submission:  , Acceptance:  , Publication:  2021-01-27
  • Reference:  Journal of Instrumentation 16 (2021) P01033   View publication

  • Optical readout studies of the Thick-COBRA gaseous detector
  • Author(s):  F. Garcia, F.M. Brunbauer, M. Lisowskac, H. Müller, E. Oliveri, D. Pfeiffer, L. Ropelewski, J. Samarati, F. Sauli, L. Scharenber, A.L.M. Silva, M. van Stenis, R. Veenhof and J.F.C.A. Veloso
  • Submission:  , Acceptance:  , Publication:  2021-01-07
  • Reference:  JINST 16 (2021) T01001   View publication

  • Monitoring the effect of gas purification of sealed MPGDs for X-ray imaging
  • Author(s):  L.F.N.D. Carramate, S. Sousa, C.D.R. Azevedo, A.L.M. Silva and J.F.C.A. Veloso
  • Submission:  , Acceptance:  , Publication:  2019-09-29
  • Reference:  JINST 14 (2019) T11010   View publication

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  • ANTS
  •  Anger camera-type detector simulation and experimental data processing tools.
  •     website


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Alexandre Fonseca Trindade
Coimbra

Filipa Borges
Coimbra

Filomena Santos
Coimbra

Francisco Neves
Coimbra

José Escada
Coimbra

Vitaly Chepel
Coimbra

Vladimir Solovov
Coimbra


  • Participation in the RD51 Collaboration at CERN
  • Code:  CERN/FIS-INS/0026/2019
  • Dates :  2020-11-01 :  2022-10-31
  • Funding:  35,000.00 €  

  • Participation in the RD51 Collaboration at CERN
  • Code:  CERN/FIS-INS/0013/2021
  • Dates :  2022-11-01 :  2024-10-31
  • Funding:  35,000.00 €  

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