An an Introduction to Ultra-Fast Silicon Detectors (Sensors) (Hardcover)

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The book describes the development of innovative silicon sensors known as ultra-fast silicon detectors for use in the space-time tracking of charge particles. The first comprehensive collection of information on the topic, otherwise currently scattered in existing literature, this book presents a comprehensive introduction to the development of ultra-fast silicon detectors with the latest technology and applications from the field. It will be an ideal reference for graduate and postgraduates studying high energy and particle physics and engineering, in addition to researchers in the area.

Key features

Authored by a team of subject area specialists, whose research group first invented ultra-fast silicon detectors

The first book on the topic to explain the details of the design of silicon sensors for 4-dimensional tracking

Presents state-of-the-art results, and prospects for further performance evolutions

The Open Access version of this book, available at, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license.

Cover image credit goes to Marta Tornago

Product Details
ISBN: 9780367646295
ISBN-10: 0367646293
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication Date: July 8th, 2021
Pages: 184
Language: English
Series: Sensors