6th International Conference
on Large Scale Applications
and Radiation Hardness
of Semiconductor Detectors

September 29-October 1, 2003
Sala Convegni della Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze
Via Folco Portinari
Firenze, Italy
An old image of Firenze
Final announcement

General Information

The conference will concentrate on semiconductor detectors issues relevant to applications in accelerator and space research. Topics include large semiconductor systems for calorimetry and tracking applications; radiation damage measurements and modeling; radiation hardness of semiconductor detectors; new detectors type and electronics systems.


  • Semiconductor Detectors
  • Tracking Systems
  • Radiation Effects and Hardness
  • Electronics

Scientific Committee
E. Borchi University of Florence, Italy
M. Calvetti
University of Florence, Italy
A. Clark University of Geneva, Switzerland
J. Christiansen
CERN, Switzerland
G. Hall Imperial College, London, UK
J. Incandela University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
H. Sadrozinski University of Santa Cruz, USA
H. Spieler
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
P. Spillantini University of Florence, Italy
G. Tonelli University of Pisa, Italy
A. Vacchi INFN Trieste, Italy
S. Watts Brunel University, UK

Organizing Committee
O. Adriani
University of Florence, Italy
C. Civinini
INFN Florence, Italy
E. Focardi University of Florence, Italy
G. Passaleva INFN Florence, Italy

Sponsored by:

Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare,  Università degli Studi di Firenze

Final Program

List of participants

Copies of talks

Practical Information
Application form

Map with the conference place

How to reach "Sala Convegni"



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Provincia di Firenze
Regione Toscana
Official Site of the Agenzia per il Turismo di Firenze

The Conference will be held at Sala Convegni Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze, located in Via Folco Portinari, 5. The place is very closed to Piazza Duomo as you can see from the map of the area.

The registration desk will be opened on September 29th at 9:00 a.m.

The registration fee is 270 Euro and it covers the welcome cocktail, the coffee breaks, the social dinner and one copy of the proceedings. No credit cards are accepted.

Deadline for abstracts submission is July 31, 2003. The abstracts have to be provided in text format with a maximum length of 15 lines.

The papers will be eligible for publications in a special issue of the review 'Nuclear Instruments and Methods', subject to the usual referee process.

Deadline for paper presentation is October 31, 2003 (see Proceedings instructions).

Full information will be provided by the secretary:

Elisabetta Greco
Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare
Via Sansone, 1
50019 Sesto Fiorentino (Fi), Italy
tel. & fax. +39-055 457 2079
e-mail: rd03@fi.infn.it
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