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Instrumentation Physics Group

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.