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Joint topics between particle/astroparticle physics and informatics/computer science

  • Quantum machine learning for high energy physics algorithms – Streit (Kühn)
  • Workflow management systems for distributed, heterogeneous resources for particle physics – Quast, Streit
  • Caching strategies for efficient acces to particle physics data – Quast, Streit
  • Reinforcement Learning for Dynamic Resource Management – Ferber (Schnepf)
  • Machine learning based event classification in direct Dark Matter search data – von Krosigk
  • Measuring and modeling low energy backgrounds at the SuperCDMS SNOLAB dark matter experiment – von Krosigk
  • Machine learning assisted simultaneous measurement of top quark-antiquark production in association with Higgs bosons Z bosons, and heavy-flavor jets – Husemann (Waßmer)
  • Missing transverse momentum reconstruction with Graph Neural Networks in the search for Dark Matter at the LHC – Husemann (Waßmer)
  • Investigation of the Higgs self-coupling in Di-Higgs events at the LHC – Wolf, Quast, Husemann

 

Joint topics related to neutrino physics (KATRIN) and technology

  • Electron cyclotron resonance - a novel tool to actively suppress background in the KATRIN spectrometers from trapped particles by HF technologies – Drexlin (Glück), Wüstling
  • Optimized tritium retention techniques based on condensing Argon frost at 3-6 K – Noe (Bornschein), Drexlin (Wolf)
  • Bolometric read-out technology for KATRIN; optimisation of high resolution electron spectroscopy at 18.6 keV – Drexlin (Schlösser), Kopmann (Caselle), Sander
  • Bolometric read-out technology for KATRIN; design of a 50 mK horizontal open cryostat for a high resolution bolometer – Noe (Grohmann), Drexlin (Steidl)
  • MRI technology for KATRIN; a novel approach to neutrino masses below 200 meV – Noe (Schneider, Gil), Drexlin (Bornschein)
  • GHz Antenna technology for detection of synchrotron radiation from trapped 18.6 keV beta-electrons in an MRI magnet – Wüstling, Drexlin (Thümmler)
  • Near Real-time analysis of KATRIN data – Drexlin (Bornschein), Kopmann (Chilingaryan)
  • A scalable data acquisition system for detectors with thousands of pixel –  Wüstling, Kopmann

 

Joint topics between partice/astroparticle physics and technology: sensor technology, electronics & data processing

  • Enhancement of IceCube's surface array at the South Pole – Haungs
  • Radio measurements of cosmic rays at IceCube at the South Pole – Frank Schröder
  • High-frequency radio measurements of cosmic rays at the Pierre Auger Observatory – Frank Schröder
  • Validation of depleted MAPS processes for particle detectors – Müller (Dierlamm), Peric
  • Design of efficient readout and computing for trigger-less DAQ systems in large-scale experiments at Terabit/s scale – Kopmann (Caselle)
  • Innovative silicon pixel detectors with resistive AC-coupled LGADs for future experiments – Kopmann (Caselle)
  • Highly integrated, silicon photonic Tb/s data links for future particle detectors – Becker, Schneider, Kopmann
  • Search for Dark Matter signatures with the XENONnT experiment – Valerius, Eitel
  • Development of key hardware components for the DARWIN observatory – Valerius, Eitel
  • Investigation of tritium solubility and migration in two-phase Xenon-TPCs – Valerius, Größle
  • Synchronizing distributed detectors wirelessly on nanosecond-timescales – Huege
  • Development of cryogenic quantum sensors for high-precision energy-dispersive measurements – Kempf
  • Development of multiplexing systems for multi-channel quantum sensor readout – Kempf
  • Development of a particle detector with high spatial (20µm) and time resolution (20ps) – Peric (Caselle), Husemann (Dierlamm)
  • Development of beam monitoring systems for ion therapy – Peric, Husemann (Dierlamm)
  • FPGA-Based Architecture for a Low-Latency Track Trigger – Becker, Sander
  • Cosmic shower radio detection with AERA: determination and optimization of the trigger efficiency and data analysis – Kleifges, Haungs

 

Joint topics between beam physics, electronics & data processing

  • Advancing front-end readout ASICs with BiCMOS SiGe technology  for ultra-fast sensors – A.S. Müller, Kopmann (Caselle)
  • Evaluation of Machine Learning Techniques for Data Acquisition Systems in large-scale Scientific Research – A.S. Müller, Kopmann (Caselle)
  • Heterogeneous computing with CPUs, GPUs, FPGAs, and custom accelerators; reduced-precision computations and hardware-aware techniques – A.S. Müller, Kopmann (Caselle), Sander
  • High-bandwidth data acquisition and low-latency control – optimizing PCI drivers, DMA engines and high-speed distributed storage for data transfer in the Tb/s regime – A.S. Müller, Kopmann (Caselle)

 

Joint topics involving informatics/computer science, electronics & data processing

  • Efficient simulation and analysis of extensive air showers of ultra-high energy on modern parallel computing architectures – Streit, Engel
  • Serenity-S: A Tb/s data processing platform for the CMS L1 Track Trigger – Sander
  • Readout of superconducting microcalorimeter arrays utilizing flux-ramp multiplexing – Sander
  • Development of automatized characterization for the evaluation of superconducting sensors – Sander
  • Novel readout and multiplexing techniques for superconducting sensors – Sander
  • Heterogenous computing and reconfiguration for high-performance image reconstruction in 3D ultrasonic computer tomography for breast cancer diagnosis – Ruiter, Becker
  • Development and Installation of an advanced data center for cosmic ray data for public use – Streit, Haungs

 

Joint topics between particle and astroparticle physics


  • Analysis of KASCADE-Grande data and comparison with astrophysical models on the origin of the knee and the galactic- extragalactic transition of the source of cosmic rays – Haungs, forthcoming astroparticle theorist
  • A comprehensive study of fluctuation effects in development of air showers and fluctuations in their detection – Roth
  • Advancing the ultra-high energy photon, neutrino, and cosmic ray trigger capabilities of the Pierre Auger Observatory using the hardware of the AugerPrime upgrade – Roth
  • A novel concept for the reconstruction of fluorescence detector data – Roth
  • Design and construction of prototype SiPM camera for cosmic-ray and neutrino detection – Roth, Kleifges
  • Phenomenology of neutrinos and/or dark matter – Schwetz-Mangold
  • Neutrino physics with dark matter detectors – Schwetz-Mangold
  • Measurement of nuclear fragmentation in oxygen-proton interactions with the NA61 experiment at CERN – Engel
  • Search for photons and neutrinos in cosmic ray data using machine learning – Roth
  • Testing hadronic interaction models through cross-calibrated measurements of the electromagnetic and hadronic components of extensive air showers using the multi-hybrid capabilities of the AugerPrime upgrade – Roth
  • Exploring the muon deficit in extensive air showers exploiting the multi-detector setup of the Pierre Auger Observatory – Roth
  • Precision measurements of the properties and production of the observed Higgs boson, exploiting modern methods of machine learning on the new data of the CERN LHC – Klute, Quast
  • Search for the successor of the standard model in the Higgs sector with the new data of the CERN LHC – Klute, Quast
  • Study of cosmic magnetism and cosmic-ray anisotropies – Engel
  • Measurement of GHz radiation produced in air showers due to molecular bremsstrahlung in a dedicated laboratory experiment and the Electron Light Facility of the Telescope Array experiment – Engel
  • Standardization of Auger data analysis for events measured by radio plus surface detectors and/or fluorescence telescopes – Huege
  • Dark energy and TeV-scale physics – Klinkhamer, Drexlin

 

Joint topics between theoretical and experimental particle physics

  • Search for axion-like particles in B→Ka, a→γγ – Ferber
  • Search for invisible particles in B→Ka decays – Ferber
  • Search for sterile neutrinos in B+→ μ+ ν at Belle II – Ferber (Goldenzweig)
  • Search for light particles beyond the Standard Model with beam dumps and optical dumps – Ferber, Kahlhoefer 

 

Joint topics between Data Acquisition and Cloud-/High-Performance Computing

  • Combining Cloud- and High-Performance computing with Smart-Fabrics and novel software concepts for ultra high-performance data acquisition systems – Chilingaryan, Kopmann
  • Micro-service based decentralized data acquisition system with web-based interfaces for data visualization and process control – Chilingaryan, Kopmann
  • New database technologies for the organization of volumetric time-series data – Chilingaryan, Kopmann
  • Building online data processing chains with Scientific Workflow Engines and RDMA (Remote Direct Memory Access) techniques – Chilingaryan, Kopmann
  • RDMA (Remote Direct Memory Access) fabric for low-latency distributed computing systems with Smart-Switches to handle fault tolerance – Chilingaryan, Kopmann
  • Embedding existing HPC infrastructure in a new type of Cloud-based data-acquistion and management systems – Chilingaryan, Kopmann
  • Real-time data processing beyond CPUs and GPUs: harnessing the power of FPGAs, Quantum Computers, Computing-in-Memory controllers, Neuro-Accelerators, etc. – Chilingaryan, Kopmann
  • Using approximate computing techniques for online data visualization and real-time process control – Chilingaryan, Kopmann
  • Online compression of volumetric time-series data in distributed dataacquisition systems using loseless and lossy compression techniques and hardware acceleration – Chilingaryan, Kopmann
  •  Leveraging DSL (Domain Specific Languages) to generate highly-optimized architecture-specific codes from user-friendly mathematical notation – Chilingaryan, Kopmann
  • Triggering and preprocessing for the XFEL DAQ – Sander, Kopmann