Field of Expertise: Dosimetry
Particle detectors also have important applications in the field of dosimetry, where novel technologies can considerably improve the performance and reliability of dose monitoring procedures.
CERN patented Gas Electron Multiplier updated for use in hadron therapy and radiotherapy.
CERN's TimePix3 chip will be used on third license by ASI for devices in X-ray imaging, electron microscopy to particle track reconstruction.
BAQ, a start-up using CERN technologies, tackles radon in buildings.
In 2016, CERN started investigating the use of GEMPix to measure the 3D energy deposition of a therapeutic ion beam in a water phantom, for medical imaging purposes.
Originally developed for use in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) experiments, the Medipix technologies have made the journey from CERN to applications across a wide range of sectors - an outstanding example of how technology developed at CERN can create societal impact.