Hidetoshi Otono

Hidetoshi Otono is an assistant professor at the Kyushu University in Japan, who joined the ATLAS experiment in 2012. He has contributed to operation of the SemiConductor Tracker (SCT) as a data quality coordinator and searched for long-lived particles by making full use of the SCT.

From ATLAS Around the World: Working with silicon in Japan

I joined the ATLAS experiment in 2012 after graduating from the University of Tokyo, however my previous experience was completely different from collider physics. During my Master’s course, I focused on the behaviour of a kind of silicon detector operated in Geiger mode. At that time, the experiments at CERN looked like a “castle” to me.

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