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Title: Working Group Report: Sensors

Sensors play a key role in detecting both charged particles and photons for all three frontiers in Particle Physics. The signals from an individual sensor that can be used include ionization deposited, phonons created, or light emitted from excitations of the material. The individual sensors are then typically arrayed for detection of individual particles or groups of particles. Mounting of new, ever higher performance experiments, often depend on advances in sensors in a range of performance characteristics. These performance metrics can include position resolution for passing particles, time resolution on particles impacting the sensor, and overall rate capabilities. In addition the feasible detector area and cost frequently provides a limit to what can be built and therefore is often another area where improvements are important. Finally, radiation tolerance is becoming a requirement in a broad array of devices. We present a status report on a broad category of sensors, including challenges for the future and work in progress to solve those challenges.
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Report Number(s):
ANL-HEP-TR-13-51; CMS-FSQ-12-022; FERMILAB-PUB-13-627-CMS; CERN-PH-EP-2013-195
arXiv eprint number arXiv:1310.5158; C13-07-29-2
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Conference: Community Summer Study 2013: Snowmass on the Mississippi (CSS2013), July 29 - August 6, 2013, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Research Org:
Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
Country of Publication:
United States
High Energy Physics; HEP; physics.ins-det