LDRD at Fermilab Current Awards / On-going Projects

 

The following list shows the selected Principal Investigators and the title of their LDRD projects approved in FY17. For a list of completed projects, please click (here).

 

LDRD-2017-027

Artur Apresyan / Lindsey Gray

Silicon precision timing detectors for minimum ionizing particles

LDRD-2017-028

Gustavo Cancelo

Increasing the photon detector light efficiency in a liquid argon detector by an order of magnitude

LDRD-2017-014

Aaron Chou

Cryogenic photon sensors for the low mass frontier

LDRD-2017-003

Juan Estrada

Optical Microwave Kinetic Inductance Detectors for future cosmic surveys

LDRD-2017-011

Angela Fava

LArCADe _ Liquid Argon Charge Amplification Devices

LDRD-2017-010

Evan Niner

Training Deep Neural Networks for Neutrino Identification in the Cloud

LDRD-2017-038

Alex Romanenko

Quantum Computing using SRF Technology

LDRD-2017-019

Jayakar (Charles) Thangaraj

First demonstration of conduction cooled SRF Cavity

LDRD-2017-020

Xingchen Xu

Development of next-generation Nb3Sn superconductors for accelerator magnets

 

The following list shows the selected Principal Investigators and the title of their LDRD projects approved in FY16.

 

LDRD-2016-032

Jin Chang

Implement open source HEP NoSQL database

LDRD-2016-034

Swapan

Chattopadhyay

Instrumentation for the Initial set of Critical Scientific Experiments in IOTA and the FAST  Injector

LDRD-2016-010

Marc Paterno

Preparing HEP reconstruction and analysis software for exascale era computing

LDRD-2016-001

Eric Prebys

Beam Precision Time Profile Monitor

LDRD-2016-007

Andrew Sonnenshein

Tuning Axion Detectors with Non-Linear Dielectrics

LDRD-2016-004

Javier Tiffenberg

Development of an ultra low energy threshold particle detector

LDRD-2016-008

Genfa Wu

Novel Methods for High Performance Superconducting Coating on Copper

 

The following list shows the selected Principal Investigators and the title of their LDRD projects approved in FY15.

 

LDRD-2015-020

Ryan Rivera

Off-the-Shelf Data Acquisition System

LDRD-2015-021

Victor Scarpine

Transverse and Longitudinal Profile Diagnostics for H- Beams using Fiber Lasers and Synchronous Detection

LDRD-2015-031

Alexander Valishev

A comprehensive investigation of a transformational integrable optics storage ring as a “smart” rapid cycling synchrotron for high-intensity beams

LDRD-2015-009

Michael Wang

High Energy Physics Pattern Recognition with an Automata Processor

 

 

 

 

The following list shows the selected Principal Investigators and the title of their LDRD projects approved in FY14.

These projects will be finishing before the 36 month maximum project duration period

 

LDRD-2014-010

Brad Benson

Cosmic Microwave Background Detector Development at Fermilab

LDRD-2014-012

Henryk Piekarz

Development of HTS Based Rapid-Cycling Accelerator Magnets

LDRD-2014-025

Bob Zwaska

The Sinuous Target