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  • A leaflet to summarize the division's research activities is available (1 page each in Japanses and in English) leaflet
  • News

    • HARA Kazuhiko, associate professor, of Tomonaga Center received the Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology on Awards for Science and Technology (Science and Technology Promotion Category) of 2021. more information

    • Tomonaga Center, Steering Committee (AY 2020) was held on March 29, 2021
      Activity report for the Division of Photon and Particle Detectors in Japanese)

    • Annual Workshop (AY 2020) of Tomonaga Center, Division of Photon and Particle Detectros was held on March 29, 2021.
      Program
      HIROSE Shigeki Production of ATLAS ITk silicon detectors -Japanese Contribution -
      Norbert NOVITZKY FoCal upgrade overview at LHC-ALICE"
      Sarah NAIMI (Riken) Development of a large-area position-sensitive detector for Rare-RI Ring at Riken
      ISHIDA Tomohiro Development of Terahertz Sensing System for Mars Atmoshere Observation
      TAKEUCHI Yuji Study of Hf-STJ for single X-ray photon detector"
      NAKAMURA Koji (KEK) Development of an AC-LGAD sensor with fine time and spatial resolutons
      SUZUKI Hisanori Development of a telescopesystem based on SOI pixel technology for the KEK test beamline AR-TB


    • 29th Vertex International Workshop (Verexte2020) will be held remotely in October 5-8, 2020. This is an annual workshop discussing on the vertex detectors for the physics experiments. Prof. Hara, one of the International Advisory Committe Members of Vertex, chairs the Local Organization Committee.
      workshop homepage
      poster

    • January 27, 2020. 4th Workshop on "3D Integrated Semiconductor Imaging Sensors" was held at Tsukuba Epocal gathering 58 participants from industory and academic researchers. This was organized by "TIA Kakehasi" 3D Imaging Sensor Group, led by Prof. Kurachi (KEK and member adjunct of the Division). Three invited and three general talks were given on the leading edge 3D sensor technologies. Prof. Hara of the Division presented 3D integrated SOFIST sensor for high energy experiment.

    • December 14-18, 2019. 12th International "Hiroshima" Symposium on the Development and Application of Semiconductor Tracking Detectors (HSTD12) was held in Hiroshima. From the Division, Prof. Hara gave a talk on Charge Collection of Radiation Damaged Silicon Microstrip Detectors, and Mr. K. Sato (M1) on Characterization of Si Sensors irradiated up to 1e17/cm2, and Poster presention was given by Mr. H. Yamamura (SOIFST SOI pixel detector for the ILC) and by Mr. K. Onaru (LGAD detector timing measurement and simaulation for fine segmentation).

    • December 13, 2019, HoU Seminar will be given by Prof. N. Cartiglia on the development of LGAD detector.
      【HoU Seminar】 Tracking particles in Space and Time
      【Time】 December 13 (Fri), 2019, 13:45-15:1
      【Place】 Natural Science bdg. B118
      

    • November 3-4, On the University Festival "Shiho-san", Tomonaga Center presented the activity and Division provided posters. Also another positer exhibision was provided by the HEP group.

    • October 28-31, Linear Collider Workshop LCWS2019 was held at Sendai. Prof. K. Hara presented status of SOFIST development for the ILC.
      【HP】 link
      

    • October 13-18, 2019, 28th International Workshop on Vertex detector "VERTEX2019" was held at Lopud, Croatia. S. Wada from HEP group presented poster on LGAD detector development, and Prof. K. Nakamura presented Hybrid pixel fabrication. Prof. K. Hara gave summary talk of the workshop on poster presentations.
      【HP】 link
      

    • September 25, 26, 2019, 2nd "Workshop on quantum beam imaging" was held in Himeji. H. Murayama and S. Iwanami from HEP group presented poster on SOI pixel detector development.
      【HP】 link
      

    • June 2019 New Cooperative members joined; Professor Ikuo Kurachi and Assistant Professor Koji Nakamura, both with KEK - High energy accelerator research organization.

    • 2019/4/20 Poster exhibition at 60th Science and Technology Week held at Laboratory of Advanced Research blg. B.

    • 2019/3/8 4th Symposium on Light and Quantum Measurement will be held on March 8, 2019.
      【HP】 link
      【date】 March 8 (Fri), 2019, 13:00-17:00
      【room】 EPOCAL Tsukuba
      
    • 2019/2/4-5 Tomonaga Center Workshop 2018 will be held on February 4-5, 2019.
      【wokshop HP】 link
      Joint Session for Photon and Particle Detectors is on the second day
      【date】 February 5 (Tue), 2019, 9:30-11:35
      【room】 B110 of Lab for Advanced Research Blg. B
      【program】
      	Plenary Session
      
      
    • 2019/1/28 3rd Workshop for 3D Quantum Imaging Sensor
      will be held at EPOCAL (Tsukuba). This workshop is organized by members from KEK, AIST, U Tokyo and U Tsukuba under TIA KAKEHASHI program.
      workshop url (registration)
      poster

    • 2018/12/8 Workshop for development and applications of fast-timing semiconductor devices
      was held at University of Tsukuba, Tokyou Campus, gathering 18 participants including 4 researcher from abroad institutions.
      workshop summary

    • 2018/11/20~2019/1/8(Wednesdays 1630-1600) HoU Seminar Series 2018
      Taking the occasion of IPAS class HoU Seminar I, II, we discuss current issues on detector developments related to this Division (coordinator Hara)
      poster

    • 2018/11/19 Workshop for SOI Pixel
      was help at Tsukuba EPOCAL. This workshop is dedicated to Professor Yasuo Arai of KEK of his retirement. Professor Hara gave a lecture on ”Development and operation of pixel detectors at the LHC ATLS experiment"

    • 2018/10/22-26 Vertex2018 International Workshop
      was help at Inidia Chennnai to dicuss latest sttus of vertex detector development. Prof. K. Hara gave a talk on ”Development of SOI monolithic pixel detector for fine measurement of space and time SOFIST"

    • 2018/9/24-25 1st Quantum Imaging Workshop
      was held at Kyoto University, gathering 135 participants. Three poster presentations were given from the Division.
      workshop url
      photo

    • 2018/9/21
      Tsukuba Science Week 2018
      in the session "Evolution of the Universe and Origin of Matter", talk entitled "Development of silicon semiconductor tracking devices for the High-Luminosity experiment" was given by Dr. Koji Nakamura (KEK) as the Division organized talk.
      program

    • 2018/6/3   Division Presenation at the Center Member Meeting
      1st meeting of all members of Tomonaga Center was held. The Division activities in 2017 was summarized.
      2pages summarizing all activities (Japnese)
      Some of the activities (Japanese)

    • 2018/6/1   Accepted as TIA Kakehasi 2018 Project
      The project "Reseach on 3D imaging sensors" is accepted as a TIA-Kakehashi project. This project looks for high-functionality image sensors based on SOI technology using 3D stacking. The group is composed of members of KEK (Kurachi, leader), U Tsukuba (Hara), AIST (Kikuchi), U Tokyo (Ikeda).

    • 2018/5/30   Accepted as FJPPL 2018 Project
      The project "ATLAS planar pixel sensor" is acceped as a France-Japan FJPPL projet. This project is conducted by Japanese groups (Hara/U Tsukuba, co-leader) and French groups (Lounis/LAL, co-leader).

    • 2018/3/26-27   Inaugural Symposium of the Tomonaga Center of the History o fthe Universe
        Date:  March 26 - 27 (Mon - Tue), 2018
        Venue: March 26 Iniversity of Tsukuba, International Conference Room
               March 27 Laboratory of Advanced Studies, blg-B, F1
        homepage: link
        program:
          Day 1: Plenary session
              International Conference Room, University Hall
              Talks by invited speakers, division heads.
          Day 2: Parallel sessions
              Rooms 0107, 0108, 0110, 0112-1, Laboratory of Advanced Research B
      	Plenary Session (13:00-15:00)
      
      

    • 2018/2/7   3rd TIA-Accelerate Symposium
      3rd TIA-Accelerate Symposium will be held at Tsukuba Internatioal Conference Center (EPOCHAL Tsukuba). Symposium page(be updated) Poster(japanese)

    • 2018/1/29   2nd Workshop for 3D imaging sensors
      2nd Workshop will be held on Jan. 29, 2018 at Tsukuba Epocal organized by a TIA-accelerate[Kakehashi] research group (KEK, AIST, U.Tokyo-VDEC, U.Tsukuba)
      information(Japanese)

    • 2017/12/11-15   HSTD11+SOIPIX2017 International Symposium
      11th International Hiroshima Symposium on Development and Application of Semiconductor Tracking Detectors (HSTD11) and 2nd International Workshop on SOI Pixel Detectors (SOIPIX2017) were held at Okinawa Institue of Technology (OIST). From this Divisin, Prof. K. Hara talked on "Radiaiton Hardness of SOI pixel devices" and Ms. S. Wada (M1) talked on "Evaluatin of Characteristics of Hamamatsu Low Gain Avalanche Detector (LGAD)". 187 researchers from all over the wrold gathered to discuss the recent developmentz of particle detectors. Symposium page

    • 2017/10/10   Workshop on "New Developments of Quantum Image Sensors" @Univ. Tokyo. Information

    • 2017/10/1   Start of Tomonaga Center for the History of the Universe (TCHoU).


          The following news are from Laboratory for Development of Photon and Particle Detectors (LDPPD), CiRfSE, Predecessor of the Division for Development of Photon and Particle Detectors.

        • 2017/09/28   Report on the status of nuclear debris of the Unit-3, Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant
        • The group of Prof. K. Hara and researchers from KEK and Tokyo Metropolotan University reported the interim status of nuclear debris of the Unit-2, Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant by using muon radiography. link (japanese) METI Web Page

        • 2017/9/10-15   26-th International Workshop on Vertex Detectors
        • The 26-th Workshop VERTEX2017 was held at Las Caldas, Spain. Prof. K. Hara presented an invited talk "Recent developments of SOI Pixel Devices". Workshop HP

        • 2017/07/28   Interim Report on the status of nuclear debris of the Unit-3, Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant
        • The group of Prof. K. Hara and researchers from KEK and Tokyo Metropolotan University reported the interim status of nuclear debris of the Unit-2, Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant by using muon radiography. link (japanese) METI Web Page

        • 2017/6/29-30   8-th Workshop for SOI
        • The 8-th workshop for SOI was held at Miyazaki U. Prof. K. Hara, and two graduate students S. Endo and D. Yamauchi presented their recent results.
          Workshop Web Page (japanese)

        • 2017/6/26   Two projects are selected for TIA-Kakehashi
        • Two projects have been seleted from the Laboratory for FY2017 TIA-Kakehashi
          - Research on 3D stacked Semiconductors for particle imaging (KEK,AIST,U-Tsukuba,U-Tokyo)
          - Easy and Convienient Superconductor measurements (KEK, AIST, NIMS,U-Tsukuba,U-Tokyo)

        • 2017/6/23   Development of particle sensor with world-best spatial resolution (press release)
        • The researchers from U Tsukuba (Prof. K. Hara, leader), KEK, Osaka U and Tohoku U. succeeded in developing a particle sensor with a spatial resolution better than 1 micron, first time ever, using a Silicon-On-Insulator technology.
          University Web Page (japanese)

        • 2017/05/22-26   Fourth International Symposium on Technology amd Instrumentation in Particle Physics
        • The Symposium was held at Beijing, China. The following presentaions were given:
          S-H Kim,"Development of Superconducting Tunnel Junction Photon Detector with Cryogenic Preamplifier for COBAND experiment"
          K. Hara, "Fine-Pixel Detector FPIX Realizing Sub-micron Spatial Resolution Developed Based on FD-SOI Technology"
          K. Takemasa,"Development of Superconducting Tunnel Junction Detector using Hafnium for COBAND experiment"
          Symposium HP

        • 2016/11/10   The second Workshop on Photon and Particle Detectors
        • The second workshop on Photon and Particle Detectors(LDPPD) was held at Tsukuba International Convention Center EPOCAL on Nov.10th for 9:30-17:20. There were more than 100 participants. Event HP (Japanese)

        • 2016/09/02   The first Workshop on SOI-STJ
        • The first workshop on SOI-STJ was held at Natural Science Bld B118 on 2016/09/02.

        • 2016/07/28   Report on the status of nuclear debris of the Unit-2, Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant
        • The group of Prof. K. Hara and researchers from KEK and Tokyo Metropolotan University reported the status of nuclear debris of the Unit-2, Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant by using muon radiography. link (japanese) METI Web Page

        • 2016/03/02   The first Workshop on Photon and Particle Detectors
        • The first workshop on Photon and Particle Detectors(LDPPD) was held at Room 110 of Sogo B Building at University of Tsukuba with 22 participants, including researchers from KEK, AIST and Univesity of Tokyo on March 2, 2016. link

        • 2015/11/30   The kick-off meeting of Laboratory for Development of Photon and Particle Detectors
        • The kick-off meeting of Laboratory for Development of Photon and Particle Detectors(LDPPD) was held at workshop room of Center for Computational Sciences at University of Tsukuba with 15 participants, including three researchers from KEK and two from AIST, on Novemver 30, 2015.

          The program of the kick-off meeting

          15:00 - 15:10 Introduction to LDPPD Shinhong Kim
          15:10 - 15:30 Superconducting detector Yuji Takeuchi
          15:30 - 15:50 SOI pixel detectorKazuhiko Hara
          15:50 - 16:10 Studies of biomolecule with superconducting detector Shigeo Tomita
          16:10 - 16:30 Break
          16:30 - 16:50 Synchrotron X-ray diffraction studyEiji Nishibori
          16:50 - 17:10 Surface Physics and Chemistry by spectrum analysisTakehiro Kondo
          17:10 - 17:25 Large-scale structure imaging using cosmic rayKazuhiko Hara
          17:25 - 17:40 Silicon electromagnetic calorimeter and othersShinIchi Esumi







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    Last update: 3 Mar 2020