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5th Workshop on Long-lived Particles (LLPs) at LHC, CERN, May 27-29, 2019

  • Dark Photon Models for CMS, M. HOHLMANN, M. RAHMANI (PPT)

CMS GE2/1 Engineering Design Review, CERN, May 22, 2019

  • Chamber Design Performance Validation, M. HOHLMANN (PPT)

2019 APS April Meeting, Denver, Colorado, April 13-16, 2019

  • Calculation and Measurement of the Interstrip Capacitance and Its Correlation With Measured ENC for the CMS GE2/1 GEM Detector, S. BUTALLA, M. HOHLMANN (PDF) (.)

2018 Southeastern Section of APS (SESAPS) Annual Meeting, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN November 8-10, 2018

  • Quality Control and Production Status of Large-area GEM Detectors for the CMS Muon Endcap UpgradeM. RAHMANI (PPT)

EIC Detector R&D Advisory Committee Meeting, Catholic University of America (CUA), Washington DC  July 26-27, 2018

  • eRD6 Progress Report and FY19 Proposal, M. HOHLMANN (for the eRD6 tracking & PID consortium) (PPT)

CMS GEM/CSC Forward Muon Upgrade Workshop, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX April 8-11, 2018

  • Capacitance and Expected Charge for GE2/1 and ME0 Readout Strips, M. HOHLMANN (PDF) (PPT)
  • LV Options for GE2/1 & ME0 Integration Test Stands, M. HOHLMANN (PDF) (PPT)

Florida Academy of Sciences - 82nd Annual Meeting, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL, March 9-10, 2018

  • Assembly and Quality Control Testing of Mass Produced GEM Detectors for CMS Upgrade, S. ARENDS  (Sarah wins "Outstanding Undergraduate Student Oral Presentation" in Physics & Space Sciences section for this talk.) (PDF)

MIAMI 2017 - Topical conference on elementary particles, astrophysics, and cosmology, Fort Lauderdale, FL December 13-19, 2017

  • Construction of GEM Detectors for the CMS forward muon upgrade, S. COLAFRANCESCHI, I. VAI (INFN Pavia) (PPT)

2017 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium, Atlanta, GA October 23-27, 2017

  • A Low-mass GEM Detector with Radial Zigzag Readout Strips for Forward Tracking at the EIC, M. HOHLMANN, M. BOMBERGER, S. COLAFRANCESCHI, F.I. JIMENEZ, M. RAHMANI, A. ZHANG (PPT)
  • Design Studies for a TPC Readout Plane Using Zigzag Patterns with Multistage GEM Detectors, B. AZMOUN, P. GARG, T. K. HEMMICK, M. HOHLMANN, A. KISELEV, M. L. PURSCHKE, C. WOODY, A. ZHANG (with BNL and Stony Brook U. collaborators) (PPT)
  • Operational experience with the GEM detector assembly lines for the CMS forward muon upgrade, S. COLAFRANCESCHI, I. VAI (INFN Pavia), Talk (PPT), Poster (PDF)

2017 APS Division of Particles and Fields, Fermilab, Batavia, IL, July 31 – August 4, 2017

  • Search for SM Higgs Boson decaying into a pair of tau leptons and then into two muons plus neutrinos with the CMS Experiment at 13 TeV, V. BHOPAKTAR (PPT)

MPGD 2017, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, May 22-26, 2017

  • A Large Low-mass GEM Detector with Zigzag Readout for Forward Tracking at EIC, M. BOMBERGER, M. HOHLMANN, F.I. JIMENENZ, A. ZHANG (PPT)

Second Comprehensive Review of CMS Phase 2 Muon Upgrades, CERN, June 28-29, 2017

  • GE2/1 & ME0 Detectors - Design Status and Construction Planning, M. HOHLMANN (PPT)

Florida Academy of Sciences - 81st Annual Meeting, Florida Polytechnic U., Lakeland, FL, March 10-11, 2017

  • Mechanical Design and Stress Analysis of a Large-Area Gas Electron Multiplier, M. BOMBERGER, J. COLLINS, M. HOHLMANN, A ZHANG (Matt wins "Honorable Mention Undergraduate Oral Presentation" in Physics & Space Sciences section for this talk.) (PDF)
  • Quality Control of the Large-area GEM detectors at Production Sites for the CMS Muon Endcap Upgrade, M. RAHMANI (Mehdi wins "Honorable Mention Oral Presentation" in Physics & Space Sciences section for this talk.) (PPT)
  • Composition and Operation of a Tier-3 cluster on the Open Science Grid, R. WOJTYLA, R. CARLSON, H. BLACKBURN, M. HOHLMANN (PPT)

RHIC Spin Coll. Meeting, BNL, March 9, 2017

  • Large GEM Detectors for Tracking at Forward Rapidities, M. HOHLMANN (PPT)

2017 APS April Meeting, Washington. DC. January 28-31. 2017

  • Quality Control of the Large-area GEM detectors at Production Sites for the CMS Muon Endcap Upgrade, M. RAHMANI (PPT)

2016 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium, Strasbourg, France, Oct 29-Nov 5, 2016

  • Study of Non-Linear Response of a GEM Read Out with Radial Zigzag Strips, A. ZHANG, S. COLAFRANCESCHI, M. HOHLMANN, et al. (PPT)
  • A New Slow Control and Run Initialization Byte-wise Environment (SCRIBE) for the Quality Control of Mass-Produced CMS GEM Detectors, S. COLAFRANCESCHI (PPT)

ICHEP 2016 38th International Conference on High Energy Physics, Chicago, IL, Aug 3-10, 2016

  • Search for a Neutral MSSM Higgs Boson Decaying into a Pair of Tau Leptons at 13 TeV with the CMS Experiment, V. BHOPATKAR (PDF)

15th Workshop on GEM upgrade for CMS, CERN, July 18 - 22, 2016

  • Status of SCRIBE & FECv6 Zero Suppression Firmware, S. COLAFRANCESCHI (PDF)
  • Phase 2 R&D - Brief Introduction, M. HOHLMANN (PPT)

First Comprehensive Review of CMS Phase 2 Muon Upgrades, CERN, June 28-29, 2016

  • ME0 Baseline - Design, Project Planning & Execution, M. HOHLMANN (PPT)

CMS Week, CSC General Meeting, CERN, June 21, 2016

  • Study of Z/gamma -> tau tau -> mu mu as a standard candle for the H -> tau tau -> mu mu analysis using Run 2 data, V. BHOPATKAR (PDF)

Youth Innovation Forum, IHEP, Chinese Academy of Science (CAS), Beijing, Dec 2015

  • GEM detectors and some of their applications, A. ZHANG (similar presentations also given at U. of CAS and Peking University) (PDF)

2015 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium, San Diego, CA, Nov 1-8, 2015

  • R&D on GEM Detectors for Forward Tracking at a Future Electron-Ion Collider,  A. ZHANG, V. BHOPATKAR, M. HOHLMANN, et al. (PPT)

12th Workshop on GEM upgrade for CMS, CERN, Oct 5-9, 2015

  • Measurement of the Charge Induced on the Readout Strips of a GE1/1 Detector Prototype for the CMS Muon Endcap GEM Upgrade, V. BHOPATKAR, M. HOHLMANN, A. ZHANG (PDF)
  • Pulse-height Readout for GE2/1: Synergies with HGC Front-end Chip Development, M. HOHLMANN (PDF)

2015 Annual USCMS Collaboration Meeting, Cornell U., Ithaca, NY, May 29, 2015

  • GEM Phase 2 R&D & Plans: GE0 and GE2/1 Chambers, M. HOHLMANN (PPT)

2014 CMS Upgrade School at DESY, Hamburg, Germany, Nov 17-21, 2014

  • Introductory Presentation: FNAL beam test data analysis - A hands-on session at CMS Upgrade School, A. ZHANG (PPT) (PDF)
  • Raw Data Files: See here for files (Dropbox), A. ZHANG 
  • ROOT Scripts: See here for files (Dropbox), A. ZHANG

2014 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium, Seattle, WA, Nov 8-15, 2014

  • Study of Large-Area GEM Detector Read Out with Radial Zigzag Strips for Forward Tracking in Experiments at a Future Electron-Ion Collider, A. ZHANG, V. BHOPATKAR, M. HOHLMANN, E. HANSEN, M. PHIPPS, E. STARLING, J. TWIGGER, K. WALTON (PPT) (PDF) (abstract)
  • Performance of a Large-Area GEM Detector Prototype for the Upgrade of the CMS Muon Endcap System, V. BHOPATKAR, M. HOHLMANN, M. PHIPPS, J. TWIGGER, A. ZHANG (PPT) (PDF) (abstract)
  • A Volume Clearing Algorithm for Muon Tomography, D. MITRA, K. DAY, M. HOHLMANN (PPT) (PDF)

9th Workshop on GEM upgrade for CMS, CERN, July 14-18, 2014

  • A Proposal: GE2/1 Readout with Zigzag Strips, M. HOHLMANN (PPT)
  • GE1/1-III GEM Cluster Size and Resolution Studies with the FNAL Beam Test DataA. ZHANG, V. BHOPATKAR, M. HOHLMANN (PPT)
  • Higgs to Tau (mu) Tau (mu),  A. MOHAPATRA (PDF)

General Seminar, INFN Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati (LNF), Frascati, Italy, July 11, 2014

  • Two GEM Applications: Forward EIC Tracker with Zigzag-Strip Readout & Muon Tomography for Homeland Security, M. HOHLMANN (PPT) (abstract)

EIC User Meeting - SUNY Stony Brook, June 23-27, 2014

  • Study of Large-area GEM Detectors for a Forward Tracker at a Future Electron-Ion Collider Experiment, A. ZHANG, V. BHOPATKAR, M. HOHLMANN, K. GNANVO, and N. LIYANANGE (for the EIC RD6-FLYSUB consortium) (PPT)

2014 April Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS), Savannah, GA, April 4-8, 2014

  • Beam Test of a Large-Area GEM Detector Prototype for the Upgrade of the CMS Muon Endcap System, V. BHOPATKAR, M. HOHLMANN, M. PHIPPS, J. TWIGGER, and A. ZHANG (PPT) (abstract)
  • Beam Test Results for a Large-Area GEM Detector Read out with Radial Zigzag Strips, A. ZHANG, V. BHOPATKAR, M. HOHLMANN, M. PHIPPS, and J. TWIGGER (PPT) (abstract)

CMS Upgrade Week - Poster presentations, Karlsruhe, Germany, March 31-April 4, 2014

  • Beam test of a Large-area GEM Detector Prototype for the Upgrade of the CMS Muon Endcap System, V. BHOPATKAR, M. HOHLMANN, M. PHIPPS, J. TWIGGER, and A. ZHANG (PPT)

8th Workshop on GEM Upgrade for CMS, CERN, March 24-28, 2014

  • Fermilab Test Beam Analysis for CMS GE1/1-III GEM Detector, A. ZHANG, V. BHOPATKAR, M. HOHLMANN, M. PHIPPS, and J. TWIGGER (PPT)

Florida Academy of Sciences - 78th Annual Meeting, Indian River State College, March 7-8, 2014

  • Cost Reduction for Gas Electron Multiplier Detector Readout Boards Using Zigzag Strips, E. STARLING, K. WALTON, A. ZHANG, and M. HOHLMANN (Liz wins "Honorable Mention Undergraduate Student Oral Paper in Physics & Space Sciences" for her presentation.) (PPT) (abstract)
  • Beam Test DAQ and Analysis of Novel Readout Boards for Gas Electron Multiplier Detectors, M. PHIPPS, V. BHOPATKAR, A. ZHANG, J. TWIGGER, M. HOHLMANN (PDF) (abstract)
  • Characterization of triple-GEM readout structures operated in a test beam at Fermilab National Accelerator Laboratory, J. TWIGGER, V. BHOPATKAR, M. PHIPPS, A. ZHANG, M. HOHLMANN (Jessie wins "Outstanding Undergraduate Student Oral Paper in Physics & Space Sciences" for his presentation.) (PPT) (PDF) (abstract)
  • Construction and beam test of a full-size GE1/1 gas electron multiplier prototype detector for the CMS muon detector upgrade, V. BHOPATKAR, E. HANSEN, M. PHIPPS, J. TWIGGER, A. ZHANG, and M. HOHLMANN (Vallary wins "Outstanding Graduate Student Oral Paper in Physics and Space Sciences" for this presentation. Her second FAS award!) (PDF) (PPT) (abstract)
  • Readout Board Design for Gas Electron Multiplier Detectors for Use in a Proposed Upgrade of the CMS Hadron Calorimeter, E. STARLING, K. WALTON, and M. HOHLMANN (PPT) (abstract)

12th Meeting of RD51 Collaboration, CERN, Oct 17, 2013

  • Large-area GEM Detector with Zigzag Strip Readout, A. ZHANG, M. HOHLMANN, V. BHOPATKAR, J. TWIGGER, E. STARLING, M. PHIPPS, E. HANSEN, K. WALTON, N. LOWING (PPT) (PDF)

Florida Academy of Sciences - 77th Annual Meeting, Barry University, March 8-9, 2013

  • Gain Measurements of Triple Gas Electron Multiplier Detector with Zigzag Readout Strips, V. BHOPATKAR, E. ESPOSITO, E. HANSEN, J. TWIGGER, M. HOHLMANN (Vallary wins "Outstanding Graduate Student Oral Paper in Physics and Space Sciences" for this presentation) (PPT) (PDF)
  • Online Monitoring and Analysis for Muon Tomography Readout System, M. PHIPPS, M. STAIB, C. ZELENKA, M. HOHLMANN (PPT) (PDF)
  • Fast Detection of High Z Materials in a Muon Tomography Station, K. DAY, M. PHIPPS, J. TWIGGER, M.HOHLMANN (Kim wins "Outstanding Undergraduate Student Oral Paper in Physics & Space Sciences" for her presentation. Her second FAS award in a row!) (PDF)
  • Development of Novel Gas-Based Micro-Channel Plates for Subatomic Detection, A. MOHAPATRA, M. HOHLMANN (PPT) (PDF)
  • Construction and First Commissioning of the Self-Stretched Gas Electron Multiplier Detector, J. TWIGGER, V. BHOPATKAR, J. WORTMAN, M. HOHLMANN (PPT) (PDF)

CMS Upgrade Review - GEMs, CERN, Feb 18, 2013

  • Forward Muon Upgrade - GEM Technology Choice, M. HOHLMANN (PPT)

Joint CPAD and Instrumentation Frontier Community Meeting, Argonne, IL, Jan 9-11, 2013

  • GEM Upgrade for CMS Forward Muon System, M. HOHLMANN (PPT)

2012 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium, Anaheim, CA, Oct 29-Nov 3, 2012

  • Beam Test Results for New Full-Scale GEM Prototypes for a Future Upgrade, M. HOHLMANN, S. COLAFRANCESCHI (PPT)
  • Construction & Commissioning of Full-size GEM prototypes, M. HOHLMANN, C. ARMAINGAUD, S. COLAFRANCESCHI, R. De OLIVEIRA, A. SHARMA (PPT)
  • Imaging Shielded High-Z Nuclear Material with a Compact Muon Tomography Station Based on GEM Detectors, M. HOHLMANN, V. BHOPATKAR, M. PHIPPS, M.J. STAIB, J. TWIGGER, C. ZELENKA (PPT)

10th Meeting of RD51 Collaboration, Stony Brook, Oct 1-4, 2012

  • GEM based detector for consolidation of the CMS high-eta muon system, M. HOHLMANN, A. SHARMA (PPT)
  • GEM-based Muon Tomography of Shielded High-Z Materials, M. HOHLMANN (PPT)

LHC Physics Center "Topic of the Week" Seminar Series, Fermilab, Batavia, IL, July 25 & 26, 2012

  • GEM Detectors for a CMS Muon Endcap Upgrade & Other Uses - long version, M. HOHLMANN (PPT)

HEP Division Seminar, Argonne National Lab, Argonne, IL, July 24, 2012

  • GEM Detectors for a CMS Muon Endcap Upgrade & Other Uses - short version, M. HOHLMANN (PPT) (PDF)

RD51 Mini Week, CERN, June 15, 2012

  • Status of Muon Tomography with SRS at FIT and some early beam results with SRS, M. STAIB, M. HOHLMANN (PPT)

2012 Annual USCMS Collaboration Meeting, Boulder, CO, May 16-19, 2012

  • CMS R&D Project: GEM Upgrade in Muon Endcap (plenary talk), M. HOHLMANN (PPT)

3rd Workshop on GEM upgrade for CMS, CERN, April 18-20, 2012

  • A potential cost saver for the CMS GEM upgrade: GEM readout with zigzag strips, M. HOHLMANN (PPT)

2012 April Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS), Atlanta, March 31 - April 3, 2012

  • Prototype of a Muon Tomography Station with GEM Detectors for Detection of Shielded Nuclear Contraband, M. STAIB, V. BHOPATKAR, W. BITTNER, K. GNANVO, L. GRASSO, M. HOHLMANN, J.B. LOCKE, J. TWIGGER. (Mike was awarded a travel grant by the Nuclear Physics division of the APS for presenting this work. He and Dr. Hohlmann were also invited by the APS to a press conference on nuclear security where Mike also presented these results.The Economist publishes an article on muon tomography based on his presentation.) (PPT) (abstract)

Florida Academy of Sciences - 76th Annual Meeting, University of South Florida, March 16-17, 2012

  • Optimizing parameters of the POCLUST algorithm for muon tomography for the detection of nuclear weapons, W. BITTNER, D. MITRA, M. HOHLMANN (PDF) (abstract)
  • Measuring the detector efficiencies of a 6-detector Muon Tomography Station, K. DAY, M. STAIB, J.B. LOCKE, M. HOHLMANN (Kim wins "Honorable mention for undergraduate oral presentation in Physics and Space Sciences" for her presentation.) (PDF) (abstract)
  • GEM Foil Stretching Using a Low-Cost Infrared Heating Array, E. ESPOSITO, E. MAKI, M. HOHLMANN (PDF) (PPT) (abstract)
  • Search for a Z' boson in the dimuon channel in p-p collisions with the CMS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider, H. KALAKHETY, M. HOHLMANN (Himali wins "Outstanding graduate oral presentation in Physics & Space Sciences" award for this talk.) (PDF) (PPT) (abstract)
  • Imaging with a cubic-foot muon tomography station and analysis of future station geometries, N. MERTINS, J. LOCKE, W. BITTNER, M. HOHLMANN (Nathan wins "Outstanding undergraduate oral presentation in Physics & Space Sciences" award for this talk) (abstract)
  • Event display for muon tomography station, M. PHIPPS, J. LOCKE, J. ALBERTO DE FARIA, and M. HOHLMANN (PDF) (PPT) (abstract)
  • High voltage testing, hardware configuration, and imaging within the cubic foot muon tomography station, J. TWIGGER, V. BHOPATKAR, E. HANSEN, M. STAIB, J. LOCKE, M. HOHLMANN (PDF) (PPT) (abstract)

RD51 Mini Week, CERN, Nov 22, 2011

  • Experience with Medium-Size SRS for Muon Tomography, M. STAIB (PPT)

INFN, Rome, Italy, Nov, 2011

  • Gas Electron Multiplier (GEM) detectors R&D for Muon Tomography using Cosmic Ray Muons, K. GNANVO (PPT)

2011 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium, Valencia, Spain, Oct 23-29, 2011

  • A Small Muon Tomography Station with GEM Detectors, M.HOHLMANN, B. BENSON, W. BITTNER, F. COSTA, K. GNANVO, L. GRASSO, J.B. LOCKE, S. MARTOUI, H. MULLER, M.J. STAIB, J. TOLEDO (PPT)
  • Construction and Performance of Large-Area Triple-GEM Prototypes for Future Upgrades of the CMS Forward Muon System, M. TYTGAT, et al. with K. GNANVO, M. HOHLMANN, M.J. STAIB (proceedings)
  • Test Beam Results of the GE1/1 Prototype for a Future Upgrade of the CMS High-eta Muon SystemS. COLAFRANCESCHI, et al. with K.GNANVO, M. HOHLMANN, M.J. STAIB (proceedings)

78th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Section of the American Physical Society (SESAPS), Roanoke, Virginia, Oct 19-22, 2011

  • A Muon Tomography Station with GEM Detectors for Nuclear Threat Detection, M. STAIB, F.COSTA, K. GNANVO, L. GRASSO, M. HOHLMANN, J.B. LOCKE, S. MARTOUI, H. MULLER (PDF) (PPT)

7th RD51 Collaboration Meeting, CERN, April 13-15, 2011

  • Status of the Medium-Sized SRS Readout Electronics for Muon Tomography Using GEMs, K. GNANVO (PDF) (PPT)

EIC Tracking R&D Meeting, BNL, Apr 11, 2011

  • GEM Detector R&D work at Fl. Tech - "EIC Get to know each other"M. HOHLMANN (PDF) (PPT)

RD51 Mini Week, CERN, Jan 18, 2011

  • Experience with SRS and APV Readout of Triple -GEM Chambers for Muon Tomography, K. GNANVO (PPT)

PHENIX Decadal Workshop on Tracking upgrade, BNL, Dec 15, 2010

  • Large-Area GEM Detector Development at CMS, RD51, and Fl. Tech - A Brief Overview, M. HOHLMANN (PPT)

IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium 2010, Knoxville, Tennessee, Oct 30- Nov 6, 2010

  • Detection and Imaging of High-Z Materials with a Muon Tomography Station using GEM Detectors, K. GNANVO, W. BITTNER, B. BENSON, F. COSTA, L. GRASSO, M. HOHLMANN, J.B. LOCKE, S. MARTOIU, H. MULLER, M. STAIB (PPT) (proceedings)
  • Characterization of Micro-Pattern Gas Detectors for Application in the CMS Muon Detection System, M. TYTGAT, D. ABBANEO, S. BALLY, H. POSTEMA, A. CONDE GARCIA, J.-P. CHATELAIN, G. FABER, L. ROPELEWSKI, E. DAVID, S. DUARTE PINTO, G. CROCI, M. ALFONSI, M. VAN STENIS, A. SHARMA, S. BIANCO, S. COLAFRANCESCHI, L. BENUSSI, F. FABBRI, G. SAVIANO, N. TURINI, E. OLIVERI, G. MAGAZZU, A. MARINOV, N. ZAGANIDIS, M. HOHLMANN, K. GNANVO, Y. BAN, H. TENG, J. CAI (PPT) (proceedings)
  • Construction of the first full-size GEM-based prototype for the CMS high-eta muon system, S. COLAFRANCESCHI, D. ABBANEO, S. BALLY, H. POSTEMA, A. CONDE GARCIA, J. P. CHATELAIN, G. FABER, L. ROPELEWSKI, S. DUARTE PINTO, G. CROCI, M. ALFONSI, M. VAN STENIS, A. SHARMA, M. VILLA, L. BENUSSI, S. BIANCO, F. FABBRI, L. PASSAMONTI, D. PICCOLO, D. PIERLUIGI, G. RAFFONE, A. RUSSO, G. SAVIANO, A. MARINOV, M. TYTGAT, N. ZAGANIDIS, M. HOHLMANN, K. GNANVO, M.G. BAGLIESI, R. CECCHI, N. TURINI, E. OLIVERI, G. MAGAZZU, Y. BAN, H. TENG, J. CAI (proceedings)

6th Meeting of RD51 Collaboration, Bari, Italy, Oct 7-10, 2010

  • News on GEM Readout with the SRS, DATE & AMORE, K. GNANVO, M. HOHLMANN, H. MULLER, S. MARTOIU, F. COSTA (PPT)

1st Workshop on high-eta upgrade of CMS Muon System, CERN, Sep 30, 2010

  • Statement of Interest in CMS MPGD High-eta Muon Upgrade: Florida Tech CMS Muon Group, M. HOHLMANN (PPT)

12th Symposium On Radiation Measurements and Applications (SORMA10), Ann Arbor, MI, May 24-28, 2010

  • Large-area Gas Electron Multiplier Detectors for a Muon Tomography Station and its Application for Shielded Nuclear Contraband Detection, K. GNANVO, L. GRASSO, M. HOHLMANN, J. B. LOCKE, A. QUINTERO, D. MITRA (PPT) (PDF) (proceedings)

5th Meeting of RD51 Collaboration, Freiburg, Germany, May 24-27, 2010

  • A First Application for the Scalable Readout System: Muon Tomography with GEM Detectors, M. HOHLMANN, K. GNANVO, L. GRASSO, J.B. LOCKE, A. QUINTERO (PPT)

Annual meeting of USCMS collaboration 2010, Brown U., RI, May 6-8, 2010

  • Effect of Muon Misalignments on the Muon pT Resolution and on the Search for Z' —> mu+ mu- in pp Collisions at 7 TeV, S. GURAGAIN, M. HOHLMANN (PPT)

Meeting of RD51 Working Group 1, CERN, Apr 23, 2010

  • Preliminary results from the Muon Tomography Station prototype, K. GNANVO (PDF)

"Muon Summit" at Decision Sciences Int'l Corp., San Diego, CA, April 22, 2010

  • Muon Tomography with compact Gas Electron Multiplier Detectors, M. HOHLMANN (PPT) (PDF)
  • Simulation Study of Muon Scattering for Tomography Reconstruction, D. MITRA (PPT)

Florida Academy of Sciences - 74th Annual Meeting, Indian River State College, March 19-20, 2010 (official abstracts)

  • Monte Carlo simulations of a first prototype micropattern gas detector system used for muon tomography, J.B. LOCKE, K. GNANVO, M. HOHLMANN (Ben Locke wins "Outstanding undergraduate oral presentation in Physics & Space Sciences " award for this talk !) (PDF) (PPT)
  • Development of Gas Electron Multiplier Detectors for Muon Tomography, M. ABERCROMBIE, A. QUINTERO, A. MENENDEZ, K. GNANVO, M. HOHLMANN (Mike Abercrombie wins "Outstanding undergraduate oral presentation in Physics & Space Sciences" award for this talk !) (PDF) (PPT)
  • QuarkNet Muon Data Analysis with Shower Array Studies, J.L. FISCHER, A. CITATI, M. HOHLMANN (PDF) (PPT)
  • Performance of a USCMS Tier-3 Computing Cluster at Florida Tech, X. FAVE, P. FORD, M. HOHLMANN (PDF)

Society of Physics Students (SPS) Zone 6 Meeting, Miami, Florida, March 5, 2010

  • Monte Carlo simulations of a first prototype micropattern gas detector system used for muon tomography, J.B. LOCKE, K. GNANVO, M. HOHLMANN (PDF) (PPT)

April Meeting for the American Physical Society (APS), Washington, D.C., Feb 13-17, 2010

  • GEM Detectors for Muon Tomography of Nuclear Contraband, A. QUINTERO, K. GNANVO, L. GRASSO, J. B. LOCKE, D. MITRA, M. HOHLMANN (PDF) (PPT)

Southeast Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics, Durham, North Carolina, Jan 15-17, 2010

  • Performance of a USCMS Tier-3 Computing Cluster at Florida Tech, X. FAVE, P. FORD, M. HOHLMANN ()
  • Supernova Extinctions and Unfolding Matrix, J.L. FISCHER, D. CINABRO (PPT)

4th Meeting of RD51 Collaboration, Geneva, Switzerland, Nov 3-25, 2009

  • Update on the Triple GEM Detectors for Muon Tomography, K. GNANVO, M. HOHLMANN, L. GRASSO, A. QUINTERO (PDF) (PPT)

IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium 2009, Orlando, Florida , Oct 25-31, 2009

  • Advances in Reconstruction Algorithms for Muon Tomography, D. MITRA, K. GNANVO, M. HOHLMANN, A. BANERJEE, S. WHITE, S. WAWERU, R. HOCH (PPT) (proceedings)
  • Design and Construction of a First Prototype Muon Tomography System with GEM Detectors for the Detection of Nuclear Contraband, M.HOHLMANN, K.GNANVO, L.GRASSO, J.B.LOCKE, A.QUINTERO, D.MITRA (PDF) (proceedings)

22nd Int'l Conference on Industrial, Engineering & Other Applications of Applied Intelligent Systems (IEA-AIE), Tainan, Taiwan, June 24-27, 2009

  • Muon Tomography Algorithms for Nuclear Threat Detection, R. HOCH, D. MITRA, M. HOHLMANN, K. GNANVO (PPT) (proceedings)

10th International Conference of Applications on Nuclear Techniques, Rethimno, Crete, Greece, June 14-20, 2009

  • Cosmic Ray Muon Tomography for Detecting High-Z Material in Cargo: Micro-Pattern Gas Detectors vs. Drift Tubes, M. HOHLMANN, P. FORD, K. GNANVO, R. HOCH, J.B. LOCKE, D. MITRA (PPT)

1st International Conference on Micro Pattern Gas Detectors (MPGD2009), Orthodox Academy of Crete, Kolympari, Crete, Greece, June 12-15, 2009 

  • Large Area GEM Detectors for Muon Tomography: Application to Nuclear Material Contraband Detection, K. GNANVO, L. GRASSO III, M. HOHLMANN, N. LEIOATTS, D. MITRA, A. QUINTERO (Poster PDF) (Short Talk PDF)

Florida Academy of Sciences - 72nd Annual Meeting, St. Leo Univ., March 20-21, 2009 (official abstracts)

  • Gas Electron Multiplier development for muon tracking, T. GARLICK, N. LEIOATTS, A.Q. SEGOVIA, A. MENENDEZ, B. STORCH, and M. HOHLMANN (PDF)
  • Performance comparison of the triple-gas electron multiplier (GEM) and the drift tube muon detectors used for muon tomography, J. LOCKE, K. GNANVO, R. HOCH, M. HOHLMANN, D. MITRA (PPT)
  • Advances in reconstruction algorithms for muon tomography, R. HOCH, M. HOHLMANN, and D. MITRA (PPT)
  • QuarkNet and cosmic ray muon flux experiments, A. MENENDEZ, M. ABERCROMBIE, and M. HOHLMANN (PPT)
  • Final implementation of a High Performance Computing Cluster at Florida Tech, P. FORD, X. FAVE, K. GNANVO, R. HOCH, M. HOHLMANN, and D. MITRA (PPT)

IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium 2008, Oct 19-25, 2008, Dresden, Germany

  • Performance Expectations for a Tomography System Using Cosmic Ray Muons and Micro Pattern Gas Detectors for the Detection of Nuclear Contraband, K. GNANVO, P. FORD, J. HELSBY, R. HOCH, M. HOHLMANN, D. MITRA (PPT) (proceedings)

2nd Meeting of RD51 Collaboration, Institute Henri Poincare, Paris, Oct 13, 2008

  • An MPGD Application: Muon Tomography for Detection of Nuclear Contraband, invited plenary talk, M. HOHLMANN, P. FORD, K. GNANVO, J. HELSBY, R. HOCH, D. MITRA (PPT)
  • Simulation of an MPGD Application for Homeland Security: Muon Tomography for detection of Nuclear ContrabandK. GNANVO, M. HOHLMANN, P. FORD, J. HELSBY, R. HOCH, D.MITRA (PDF) (PPT)

Florida/Georgia Academy of Sciences 71st Annual Meeting, Jacksonville U., March 14, 2008

  • Development of a High-Throughput Computing Cluster at Florida Tech, P. FORD , R. PENA, J. HELSBY, R. HOCH and M. HOHLMANN (PPT)
  • Joining the Open Science Grid, R. PENA, P. FORD, J. HELSBY, R. HOCH, and M. HOHLMANN (PPT)
  • Development of GEM Detectors for Muon Tomography, N. LEIOATTS, T. GARLICK, A. MOSS, A. QUINTERO, M. HOHLMANN (PPT)
  • Muon Tomography for Detection of Nuclear Contraband with High Performance Computing Infrastructure, J. HELSBY, P. FORD, R. HOCH, K. GNANVO, R. PENA, M. HOHLMANN, D. MITRA (Jen Helsby wins "outstanding undergraduate presentation" award for this talk !) (PPT)

Meeting of the Southeastern Section of the APS (SESAPS), Nashville, TN, Nov 8-10, 2007

  • First Reconstruction Results on the Alignment of Muon Endcap Chambers in the CMS experiments at CERN, S. GURAGAIN, G. BAKSAY, M. HOHLMANN (PPT)
  • Design and Optimization of Force-reduced Superconducting Magnets, S. REMBECZKI (PPT)

IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium 2007, Oct 27 - Nov 3, 2007, Honolulu, HI

  • Aligning the CMS Muon Endcap Detector with a System of Optical Sensors, M. HOHLMANN, G. BAKSAY, S. GURAGAIN, et al. (PPT) (proceedings)

Meeting of the Southeastern Section of the APS (SESAPS), Williamsburg, VA, Nov 11, 2006

  • Calibration, Installation & Commissioning of Sensors for the Alignment of Muon Endcap Chambers in the CMS Experiment, S. GURAGAIN, M. HOHLMANN (PPT)
  • Leptonic Structure Functions of Photons, K. DEHMELT, L. BAKSAY, M. HOHLMANN (PPT)

IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium 2006, Oct 29 - Nov 4, 2006, San Diego, CA

  • Design & Performance of the Alignment System for the CMS Muon Endcaps, M. HOHLMANN, G. BAKSAY, M. BROWNGOLD, S. GURAGAIN, K. DEHMELT, et al. (PPT) (proceedings)

CMS Trigger Meeting, Fermilab LPC Batavia, IL, Summer 2006

  • When Bunches Collide, N. LEIOATTS, H. WENZEL (PPT)

Florida Academy of Sciences - 69th Annual Meeting, Tampa, March 18, 2005

  • Transmittance Measurement of VUV light as a function of water vapor and oxygen concentrations, G. KARAGIORGI, B. AZMOUN, C. WOODY, M. HOHLMANN (PDF) (PPT)
  • Investigation of leptonic structure functions with lepton pairs produced in single tagged 2γ events, K. DEHMELT, L. BAKSAY and M. HOHLMANN (PPT)
  • Calibration of analog sensors for the alignment of muon chambers in the CMS experiment, M. RIPERT, G. KARAGIORGI, T. MOSCHOUTIS, L. CARAWAY, and M. HOHLMANN (PDF) (PPT)
  • Calibration of clinometers for the alignment of muon chambers in the CMS experiment, T. MOSCHOUTIS, M. RIPERT, G. KARAGIORGI, L. CARAWAY, and M. HOHLMANN (PDF) (PPT)
  • High Energy Particle Detection through Prototype Gas Electron Multiplier Systems, J. SLANKER, D. DICKEY, K. DEHMELT, M. HOHLMANN, L. CARAWAY (PDF) (PPT)

ICHEP’04, 32nd International Conference on High Energy Physics, Beijing, China, Aug 16-22, 2004

  • Study of the hadronic photon structure function at LEP, M. KIENZLE (G. BAKSAY) (LEP Collaboration) (PDF)

Annual APS April Meeting, Denver Colorado, May 1-4, 2004

  • A measurement of the photon structure function F2γ with single tagged events at L3, G. BAKSAY, M. HOHLMANN, M. KIENZLE (PDF)

Florida Academy of Sciences - 68th Annual Meeting, Orlando, March 12-13, 2004

  • Calibration of analog sensors for the alignment of muon chambers in the CMS experiment, M. RIPERT, L. CARAWAY, and M. HOHLMANN (PDF) (PPT)
  • Calibration of clinometers for the alignment of muon chambers in the CMS experiment, T. MOSCHOUTIS, M. RIPERT, L. CARAWAY, and M. HOHLMANN (PDF) (PPT)
  • Simulation of the CMS endcap muon alignment scheme using COCOA, S. WALKER and M. HOHLMANN (PDF) (PPT)
  • Prototypes for particle detectors employing gas electron multiplier, J. SLANKER, G. KARAGIORGI, K. DEHMELT, M.HOHLMANN and L. CARAWAY (PDF) (PPT)
  • Single tagged 2γ events with the electromagnetic detectors of L3, L. BAKSAY, K. DEHMELT, and M. HOHLMANN (PDF)
  • Measurement of the photon structure function F2γ(x,Q2) with the LUMI detector at L3, G. BAKSAY and M. HOHLMANN (PDF) (PPT)
  • Measurements of Cosmic Ray Muon Flux and Muon Lifetime Using Scintillation Detectors, G. KARAGIORGI, J. SLANKER and M. HOHLMANN (PDF) (PPT)

Florida Academy of Sciences - 67th Annual Meeting, Orlando, March 21-22, 2003

  • Measurement of the photon structure function F2 γ with single tag events for the Q2 range 6-43 GeV2 in two-photon collisions at LEP2, G. BAKSAY, M. HOHLMANN (PDF)
  • Triple GEM Tracking Detectors for COMPASS, K. DEHMELT (PPT)
  • Cosmic Ray Muon Detection, G. KARAGIORGI & J. SLANKER (PDF)

L3 Extended Analysis Meeting (EAM), CERN, March 8, 2004

  • Measurement of the photon structure function F2γ (x, Q2) with the LUMI detector at L3, G. BAKSAY (PDF)
  • Photon Structure FunctionK. DEHMELT (PDF)

L3 Extended Analysis Meeting (EAM), CERN, November 17, 2003

  • Measurement of the photon structure function F2γ (x, Q2) with the LUMI detector at L3, G. BAKSAY (PDF)

Poster presentation at American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT), 128th National Meeting, Miami Beach, Florida, January 24-28, 2004

  • Cosmic Ray Muon Detection: Measurements of Cosmic Ray Muon Flux and Muon Lifetime Using Scintillation Detectors, G. KARAGIORGI, J. SLANKER, M. HOHLMANN (PDF) (MS Publisher)

PHENIX Institution Board meeting at Brookhaven National Lab, December 11, 2003

  • Introducing Florida Tech, L. BAKSAY, M. HOHLMANN (PDF) (PPT)

Southeastern Section of the APS, 70th Annual Meeting, Wilmington, November 6-8, 2003

  • Single tagged 2-gamma events with BGO, ALR, and VSAT of L3, L. BAKSAY, K. DEHMELT, and M. HOHLMANN (PDF)

Meeting of the Division of Particles and Fields of the APS, Williamsburg, May 24-28, 2002

  • Triple GEM Tracking Detectors for COMPASS, K. DEHMELT (PPT)

CAM2003 Conference-Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP), American Physical Society (APS), Sociedad Mexicana de Fisica (SMF), "Students Visions for Physics in the XXI Century", October 24-26, 2003, Merida, Mexico

  • Measurement of the photon structure function F2 γ with single tag events for the Q2 range 6--43 GeV2 in two-photon collisions at LEP2, G. BAKSAY, M. HOHLMANN (PDF) (PPT)

VIIIth Interamerican Conference on Physics Education, Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba, July 7-11, 2003

  • The QuarkNet Project, L. BAKSAY (PDF) (PPT)