Lead Research Organisation: University of Birmingham
Department Name: School of Physics and Astronomy


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Description This grant allowed the UK team to develop and test an early prototype chip using new MAPs technology. The findings had an input into the final MAPs pixel chip design to be used by the ALICE experiment at the CERN LHC.
Exploitation Route As mentioned above, many of the key design features of this chip were incorporated in the final design of the ALICE pixel chip.
Sectors Other

Description ALICE 
Organisation European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)
Department ALICE Collaboration
Country Switzerland 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Support (maintenance and operation) of the Central Trigger Processor. Data Analysis.
Collaborator Contribution Access to an accelerator facility - the Large Hadron Collider. Provision of office space and central computing facility and network access. Access to shared data.
Impact Outputs are primarily through publications, listed in the relevant section of the form, which are the outcomes of collaborative research.