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Welcome to the web page of the

Joint Research Activity ULISINT

"Integration of ultra-light silicon tracking and vertex detection systems for frontier precision experiments"
within the EU-FP7 Project HadronPhysics3 "Study of strongly interacting matter"

Our research activity explained to the public

A brief description of the research activity and the motivation of its participants (pdf)

Project Details

Duration: 01/01/2012 - 31/12/2014
Web portal of HadronPhysics3 (link) and Work Package 26 - ULISINT (link)
Project description of JRA ULISINT (pdf) and budget (pdf)


GSI, Darmstadt, Germany ( J. Heuser, spokesperson), INFN Torino, Italy (A. Rivetti), GUF, Frankfurt, Germany (J. Stroth)
and technology partners: LTU Ltd, Kharkov, Ukraine (V. Borshchov), KINR, Kiev, Ukraine (V. Pugatch)

Research Objective

The Joint Research Activity ULISINT covers three fields of large-area tracking and vertex detectors, each of them backbones of the upcoming CBM and PANDA experiments at the international research facility FAIR under construction in Darmstadt, Germany:

  • a thin fast micro-strip tracking detector system for large-area coverage
  • a thin fast hybrid pixel detector system for tracking in very high particle densities
  • an ultra-thin monolithic pixel detector system with very high spatial resolution for decay vertex identification.

ULISINT is a successor to the research activity ULISI that was completed in HadronPhysics2. While ULISI focused on the development of the thin detector technologies themselves, the demonstration of their integration into complete systems usable for hadron physics experiments is the research aim of the current activity.

R&D activities, timeline

  1. Integration of a low-mass large-area silicon micro-strip detector system for particle tracking (link)
  2. Integration of a low-mass silicon pixel detector system for particle tracking (link)
  3. Integration of a flexible, silicon embedded CMOS pixel sensor assembly into a prototype ladder for micro-vertex detection (link)


Meetings of the work groups (link)

Reports and publications

Reports on the research activities and publications by the research groups (link)


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