FERMILAB / SIST

Andrea Delgado

 

The next generation of detectors calls for an increase in resolution, a deep understanding on the processes in which particle detection occurs as well as an affordable design that does not compromise the performance of these devices. This project is a detailed study of the sources of fluctuation that affect the resolution of a calorimeter and proposes a Homogeneous Total Absorption Dual Readout calorimeter a correction to these fluctuations.

 

-- Andrea Delgado, SIST 2012

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The 2015 Fermilab SIST Application Form



Important Dates for 2015 program

  • The application deadline is February 9th, 00:01 CST.
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