CAEN Winter School 2024

February 27th, 2024| |News, Workshop

This week, at the Caen SpA headquarters in Viareggio, Italy, the Winter School 2024 took place, in collaboration with the Master’s program dedicated to Instrumentation and Measurement Science for Major Nuclear Research Facilities (IMSci-Nu) at Aix-Marseille University and thanks to the "Excellence Nucléaire Sud" project with a specific international mobility action led by Pr Christelle

Seminar and Hands-On Sessions at the University of Seville’s Physics Department – November 20-21, 2023

December 21st, 2023| |News, Workshop

Last week, we conducted a two-day seminar and hands-on session at the Physics Department of the University of Seville for Erasmus Mundus students. We began by introducing our activities and then explored topics ranging from environmental radiation detection to Nuclear Imaging. The interaction with such motivated students was incredibly rewarding. I'm grateful to Professor

Exploring Natural Radioactivity: INFN’s RadioLab Summer School in Macugnaga Engages Students in Science and Culture

September 17th, 2023| |News

Thirty high school students from various Italian regions participated in the INFN's 'RadioLab Summer School' in Macugnaga, at the base of Monte Rosa, from September 10-15. The program focused on natural radioactivity, exploring its geological origins and biological and environmental effects. Guided by health physics students and INFN researchers, the students, along with some

Exploring Nuclear Waste and Security: Inspiring Young Minds at Fermi-Giorgi School

May 13th, 2023| |News, Workshop

On May 13th, we had the opportunity to visit the Fermi-Giorgi School in Lucca, Italy. Students from the Applied Sciences High School program, with a four-year curriculum emphasizing STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math), had a valuable learning experience. They attended a captivating lecture delivered by an expert in Particle Physics from CAEN

Middle School Students Gain Insight into Cutting-Edge Research Technologies during Visit to CAEN SpA

May 11th, 2023| |News, Workshop

In a bid to foster curiosity and inspire young minds, a group of enthusiastic middle school students from I.C. Don Milani, Viareggio, visit us as part of knowing local manufacturer company project. Accompanied by their teachers, the wide-eyed students from I.C. Don Milani eagerly explored the state-of-the-art facilities of CAEN SpA, located just a

ISOradioLab INFN – Workshop on Environmental Radioactivity

April 26th, 2023| |News, Workshop

On 20th April 2023, we went to Lampedusa, the southernmost Italy island, to take part in the ISOradioLAb project of the National Institute of Nuclear Physics (INFN). ISOradioLAb is a variation of the RadioLab project, aimed at schools on Italian minor islands to raise awareness and interest among new generations and citizens on the

Particle Physics Presentation at High School

December 10th, 2022| |News, Workshop

On 10th December 2022, CAEN went to the ITIS "Enrico Fermi" in Lucca, Italy, with a presentation about particle physics and CERN. The aim was to show young students about the principles of modern physics, matter and particles interactions. Matteo Bianchini, physicist from CAEN, gave a report about how a physicist works on the company. Students

EasyPet kit at IEEE NPSS School

November 14th, 2022| |News, Workshop

From 14th to 26th November 2022, at Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar, IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society and the Senegalese Physical Society organize a school. The school consist in a various sessions of lectures and exercises about artificial intelligence in medical imaging, cosmic rays, timepix detector and PET imaging. The EasyPet kit by CAEN is used

CAEN at IEEE NPSS with Weeroc and Nuclear Instruments

November 13th, 2022| |News, Workshop

CAEN has participated at 2022 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium, Medical Imaging Conference and Room Temperature Semiconductor Detector Conference that took place at in Milan from 5th to 12th of November 2022. These are the main educational topics which have been discussed during the event with relatives products: Visual block programming software for Open FPGA

PRISMA+ School 2022

September 28th, 2022| |News, Workshop

On 26th September, CAEN partecipated at PRISMA+ School 2022 - Photon detection and FPGAs in particle detectors. The event consist in a varous sessions of lectures which cover the fundamentals and prepare for the afternoon laboratories. The participants has worked in small group to get acquainted with the subjects through practical exercises about Silicon Photomultiplier