Welcome to the Instrumentation Physics group
Our Mission: To optimise detector choices and design for Science Technology department projects.
Group Leader: Nigel Hessey
Deputy: Beatrice Franke
Analogue electronics: Leonid Kurchaninov
Calculations and simulation: Aleksey Sher
Tools for detector optimisation
We have available GEANT4 for simulating particle trajectories in magnetic fields and through detectors; Garfield++ for studying gaseous detectors; and finite element modelling codes available for electromagnetic field studies.