TRIUMF is offering a special workshop on Silicon Photomultiplier (SiPM) technologies in June. The Friday afternoon workshop is to be held at the end of the Canadian Association of Physicists Congress, which is being held at Simon Fraser University June 3-7 this year.
The "SPHINX" workshop (Sensing the PHotonic Imprints of Neutrinos and X-particles) will be dedicated to the development of single photon detection solutions for applications in Astro-particle physics experiments and beyond.
The list of expected application & technology topics will include:
• Light detection in liquid scintillator (applications)
• Light detection in water Cerenkov detectors (applications)
• Light detection in bubble chamber experiments (applications)
• Light detection in liquid Argon (applications)
• Light detection in liquid Xenon (applications)
• 3D integrated digital SiPMs (technology)
• Vacuum Ultra-violet Silicon photo-multiplier and optics (technology)
• Hybrid photo-detectors (technology)
Dr. Fabrice Retière, Senior Research Scientist at TRIUMF, is leading the organization of SPHINX. He welcomes the community's suggestions for additional topics pertaining to photon detection. The workshop will take place on Friday, June 7 in the afternoon (most likely at Simon Fraser University). Individuals interested in giving a talk at the workshop, or seeking additional details, should contact Dr. Retiere at