JRG Frank Simon - Detector Development in Particle Physics

Dr. Frank Simon
Boltzmannstr. 2
D-85748 Garching

Room 022
Tel +49 89 35831 7122
Fax +49 89 3299 4002

Research area(s): B,C,D

 

 

 

 

 

Research interests:

  • Experimental particle physics:
    • Searches for physics beyond the standard model
    • Precision measurements
    • Heavy flavor physics
  • Detector development for future colliders:
    • Calorimetry at the ILC
    • Reconstruction, calibration and software compensation algorithms for hadron calorimeters, Particle Flow Algorithms
    • Silicon-based photon sensors
    • Silicon pixel detectors
  • Novel acceleration techniques:
    • Plasma wakefield acceleration

 Current research activities:

  • Development of highly granular hadron calorimeters for the International Linear Collider within the CALICE collaboration
  • Analysis of CALICE test beam data
  • Construction of a new silicon pixel vertex tracker for the Belle-II experiment at the upgraded KEK-B facility in Japan
  • Analysis of Belle data, studies of CP violation
  • Feasibility study for a proton-driven plasma wakefield accelerator

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More information: Webpage at the MPI for Physics

Technische Universitaet Muenchen
Exzellenzcluster Universe

Boltzmannstr. 2
D-85748 Garching

Tel. + 49 89 35831 - 7100
Fax + 49 89 3299 - 4002
info@universe-cluster.de