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RICH2013 will focus on the "state of the art" and the future developments in Cherenkov light imaging techniques for applications in High Energy Physics, Nuclear Physics and Astroparticle Physics. New results from Ring Imaging Cherenkov detectors at the present and future experiments are anticipated. Exotic applications of Cherenkov radiation and alternative particle identification methods will also be discussed.

The conference is organized with plenary sessions of invited and contributed talks, and poster presentations. The list of topics includes (conveners for each topics also shown) :

  • Cherenkov light imaging in particle and nuclear physics experiments
  • [Toru Iijima (Nagoya), Blair Ratcliff (SLAC)]

  • Cherenkov detectors in astroparticle physics
  • [Gregory Hallewell (Marseille), Werner Hofmann (Heidelberg)]

  • Novel Cherenkov imaging techniques for future experiments
  • [Peter Krizan (Ljubljana), Jacques Seguinot (Paris)]

  • Photon detection techniques for Cherenkov counters
  • [Antonello Di Mauro (CERN), Christian Joram (CERN)]

  • Technological aspects of Cherenkov detectors
  • [Silvia Dalla Torre (Trieste), Eugenio Nappi (Bari)]

  • Pattern recognition and data analysis
  • [Jurgen Engelfried (San Luis Potosi), Roger Forty (CERN)]

  • Alternative PID techniques
  • [Takayuki Sumiyoshi (Tokyo Metropolitan), Jerry Va'vra (SLAC)]

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RICH2013 will be held from Dec. 2-6, 2013 at the Shonan Village Center (SVC) in Hayama, Kanagawa, Japan, following on from the seven previous workshops held in Bari, Italy (1993); Uppsala, Sweden (1995); Ein Gedi, Israel (1998); Pylos, Greece (2002); Playa del Carmen, Mexico (2004); Trieste, Italy (2007) and Cassis, France (2010).

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Kamakura Kamakura