Our Publications

CMS Experiment at the Large Hadron Collider

  • M. Abbas, with S. Butalla (corr. author), et al., "Interstrip Capacitances of the Readout Board used in Large Triple-GEM Detectors for the CMS Muon Upgrade," JINST 15 P12019, arXiv:2009.09505 [physics.ins-det] Dec 14, 2020.
  • D. Abbaneo, et al., "Layout and Assembly Technique of the GEM Chambers for the Upgrade of the CMS First Muon Endcap Station," Nucl. Instr. Meth. Vol. 918, pages 67-75 (2019), arXiv:1812:00411 [physics.ins-det] Dec 2, 2018.
  • CMS Collaboration (based in part on Vallary's Ph.D. thesis), "Measurement of the Z/γ* → τ τ cross section in pp collisions at √s = 13 TeV and validation of τ lepton analysis techniques," Eur. Phys. J. C (2018) 78:708, arXiv:1801.03535 [hep-ex] Jan 10, 2018.
  • CMS Collaboration, "Aligning the CMS muon chambers with the muon alignment system during an extended cosmic ray run," J. of Instr. 5:T03019 (2010), 18pp., arXiv:0911.4770, and CMS-CFT-09-017 (25 November 2009).
  • Contribution to Muon Alignment to the CMS Detector Paper: The CMS Collaboration, "The CMS experiment at the CERN LHC," J. of Instr. 3:S08004 (2008), 361pp.
  • M. Hohlmann, et al., "Design and Performance of the Alignment System for the CMS Muon Endcaps," Proc. of the IEEE Nucl. Sci. Symp. 2006, San Diego, California, pp. 489-495, ISBN 1-4244-0561-0 and CMS conference report CMS CR-2008/016.

Electron Ion Collider (EIC)

  • R. Abdul Khalek et al., with J. Collins, M. Hohlmann, A. Wikramanayake, "Science Requirements and Detector Concepts for the Electron-Ion Collider (EIC Yellow Report)," BNL-220990-2021-FORE, JLAB-PHY-21-3198, arXiv:2103.05419 [physics.ins-det] March 2021.
  • B. Azmoun, P. Garg, T.K. Hemmick, M. Hohlmann, A. Kiselev, M.L. Purschke, C. Woody, A. Zhang, "Design Studies for a TPC Readout Plane Using Zigzag Patterns with Multistage GEM Detectors," IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci., Vol.65, No.7, pp. 1416-1423, July 2018, arXiv:1801.03087 [physics.ins-det] Jan 8, 2018.
  • A. Zhang, M. Hohlmann, B. Azmoun, M. Purschke, and C. Woody, "A GEM readout with radial zigzag strips and linear charge-sharing response," Nucl. Inst. Meth. A 887 (2018) 184-192, online version at ScienceDirect (10 Jan 2018); preprint version arXiv:1708.07931  [physics.ins-det] Aug 26, 2017.
  • A. Zhang and M. Hohlmann, "Accuracy of the geometric-mean method for determining spatial resolutions of tracking detectors in the presence of multiple Coulomb scattering ," JINST 11 P06012 (2016), June 21, 2016; preprint version arXiv:1604.06130, Apr 20, 2016.
  • A. Zhang, V. Bhopatkar, E. Hansen, M. Hohlmann, S. Khanal, M. Phipps, E. Starling, J. Twigger, K. Walton, "Performance of a large-area GEM detector read out with wide radial zigzag strips," Nucl. Inst. Meth. A 811 (2016) 30-41, online version at ScienceDirect (18 Dec 2015); preprint version arXiv:1508.07046, Aug 2015.

Muon Tomography

  • K. Gnanvo, et al., "Imaging of high-Z material for nuclear contraband detection with a minimal prototype of a muon tomography station based on GEM detectors,"  Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 652 (2011) 16–20, Proc. of the 12th Symposium On Radiation Measurements and Applications (SORMA10), Ann Arbor, Michingan; arXiv:1007.0256 [physics.ins-det],  May 24-28, 2010.
  • R. Hoch, et al., "Muon Tomography Algorithms for Nuclear Threat Detection," "Opportunities and Challenges," SCI 214, pp. 225-231, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence series, Springer Verlag 2009, Proc. of the 22nd International Conference on Industrial, Engineering & Other Applications of Applied Intelligent Systems - IEA-AIE 2009, Tainan, Taiwan; June 24-27, 2009.
  • K. Gnanvo, et al., "Performance Expectations for a Tomography System Using Cosmic Ray Muons and Micro Pattern Gas Detectors for the Detection of Nuclear Contraband," Proc. of IEEE Nucl. Sci. Symp. 2008, Dresden, Germany, pp. 1278-1284, IEEE Cat. CFP08NSS-CDR, ISBN 978-1-4244-2715-4, ISSN 1082-3654, e-Print: arXiv:0812.1007.
  • M. Hohlmann, et al., "GEANT4 Simulation of a Cosmic Ray Muon Tomography System With Micro-Pattern Gas Detectors for the Detection of High- Materials," IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci., Vol.56, No.3, pp. 1356-1363, June 2009, Proc. of the 2008 Symposium on Radiation Measurements and Application - West (SORMA - West 2008), Berkeley, California.

2021 APS DPF Snowmass HEP Community Study

Website of the 2021 Snowmass Study

Letters of Interest 

  • B. Azmoun with M. Hohlmann, et al., "Snowmass 2021 Expression of Interest: MPGD-based Transition Radiation Detector."
  • M. Rahmani and M. Hohlmann, "Vector-Portal Search for Dark Matter Particles," Aug 31, 2020.
  • J. Alimena with M. Hohlmann, et al., "Studies of dark shower benchmarks." 
  • A. Colaleo, M. Hohlmann, A. Pellecchia, A. Sharma, R. Venditti, and P. Verwilligen, "Advanced GEM detectors for future collider experiments," Aug 31, 2020.
  • K. Gnanvo, M. Hohlmann, M. Posik, and B. Surrow, "Advanced Micro-Pattern Gas Detectors for Tracking at the Electron Ion Collider," Aug 31, 2020.
  • M. Hohlmann, "MPGDs for Tracking and Muon Detection: Progress Review and Updated R&D Roadmap," Aug 31, 2020.


2013 APS DPF Snowmass HEP Community Summer Study

Website Of The Snowmass HEP Community Summer Study  

(What is "Snowmass" all about?   -    Final report on the entire Snowmass study)

  • M. Demarteau, et al., "Planning the Future of U.S. Particle Physics (Snowmass 2013) - Chapter 8: Instrumentation Frontier," Conveners' report for APS-DPF Snowmass Community Summer Study, FERMILAB-CONF-13-648; SLAC-PUB-15960; arXiv:1401.6116 [hep-ex], Jan 2014.
  • M. Hohlmann, "Printing out Particle Detectors with 3D-Printers – a Potentially Transformational Advance for HEP Instrumentation," Proc. of 2013 APS-DPF Snowmass Community Summer Study, SNOW13-00137, arXiv:1309.0842 [physics.ins-det], Sep 3, 2013.
  • U. Heintz, D. Bortoletto, M. Hohlmann, T. LeCompte, R. Lipton, M. Narain, and A. White, "Instrumentation for the Energy Frontier," Summary paper by the energy frontier working group within the instrumentation frontier, Proc. of 2013 APS-DPF Snowmass Community Summer Study, SNOW13-00141, arXiv:1309.0162 [physics.ins-det], Aug 31, 2013.
  • M. Hohlmann, V. Polychronakos, A. White, and J. Yu, "Micro-Pattern Gas Detectors for Charged-Particle Tracking and Muon Detection," Proc. of 2013 APS-DPF Snowmass Community Summer Study, SNOW13-00025, arXiv:1306.1924 [physics.ins-det], June 8, 2013.


 L3 Experiment

  • P. Achard, et al. (L3 coll.), "Measurement of the photon structure function Fγ2 with the L3 detector at LEP," Phys. Lett. B, 622 (2005), pp. 249-264, (based on Ph.D. thesis by Fl. Tech student G. Baksay).