Karlsruhe School of Elementary Particle and Astroparticle Physics: Science and Technology (KSETA)

Dr. Max Renschler

Institute: IKP
Working group: IceCube
Date of PhD exam: 13.12.2019
Email: MaxR@kit.edu

PhD Thesis

A Prototype Radio Detector for the IceCube Surface Enhancement
DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000104529


Characterization of Hamamatsu 64-channel TSV SiPMs
DOI: 10.1016/j.nima.2018.01.029

Detector developments for a hybrid particle and radio array for cosmic-ray air-shower detection
DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/1181/1/012075

First measurements with prototype radio antennas for the IceTop detector array
Link: arXiv:1908.10565

Characterisation of 64 channel SiPM arrays for the Silicon Elementary Cell Add-on (Master thesis)
Link: Document

Research travel

Amundsen-Scott South-Pole station (Antarktis), January 2019
Deployment of a prototype radio detector

Conferences, workshops and talks

HAP Workshop - The Non-Thermal Universe 21. - 23. September 2016, Erlangen
Presentation: SiPM for space application

3. Matter and Technologies Student Retreat 30. - 31. January 2017, Darmstadt (GSI) (Germany)
Presentation: Silicon photomultiplier for space application

International School for Space Science: Cosmic-Ray Physics in Space 12. - 16. June 2017, L'Aquila (Italy)
Poster and Presentation: SiPMs for space application

Silicon PhotoMultipliers Technologies and Space Experiments 08. - 09. May 2018, L'Aquila (Italy)
Presentation: The SENSE project, SiPM characterization and application

SENSE Techforum 21. - 22. June 2018, Geneva (Switzerland)
Poster: SiPM characterization at KIT

PRISMA School 2018: Photosensors and Signal Processing in Particle Detectors 12. - 16. March 2018, Mainz (Germany)

26th Extended European Cosmic Ray Symposium 2018 01. - 10. July 2018, Barnaul (Russia)
Presentation: Detector developments for a hybrid particle and radio array for cosmic-ray air-shower detection

Astroparticle physics in Germany - Status and perspectives 17. - 19. September 2018, Mainz (Germany)
Poster: SiPM characterization at KIT

ICRC 2019 24. Juli - 01. August 2019, Madison (USA)
Poster: First measurements with prototype radio antennas for the IceTop detector array

Collaboration meetings

18th JEM-EUSO Collaboration Meeting 07. - 11. December 2015, Stockholm (Sweden)
19th JEM-EUSO Collaboration Meeting 22. - 24. June 2016, Paris (France)

IceCube Collaboration Meeting 02. - 06. October 2017, Berlin (Germany)
IceCube Collaboration Meeting 24. - 28. September 2018, Stockholm (Sweden)
IceCube Collaboration Meeting 30. April - 4. May 2019, Madison (USA)

DPG meetings

DPG Meeting 2016 29. Ferburary - 4. March 2016, Hamburg
Presentation: Charakterisierung von 64 Channel SiPM Arrays fuer das SiECA Projekt

DPG Meeting 2017 27. - 31. March 2017, Muenster
Presentation: Characterisation of 64 channel SiPM arrays for the SiECA project

DPG Meeting 2018 19. - 23. March 2018, Wuerzburg
Presentation: A prototype hybrid particle and radio detector for the IceCube experiment

DPG Meeting 2019 25. - 29. March 2019, Aachen
Presentation: Development of cosmic-ray radio detectors for the IceCube experiment

Teaching activities

Physics for computer scientists 1, 2017, Head of exercise
Experimental physics 1, 2017 - 2018, Tutor
Experimental physics 2, 2018, Tutor

KSETA topical courses

Application of Python in Scientific Computing
Dr. Manuel Giffels, 2019

Machine learning, deep learning
Prof. Dr. Gregor Kasieczka, 2019

General theoretical concepts of particle physics
Dr. Monika Blanke, 2018

Silicon detectors: concepts, understanding and characterization
Prof. Dr. Robert Klanner, 2018

Introduction to Multivariate Classification: Traditional Techniques and Deep Learning
Thomas Keck, 2019

Statistical Methods for (Astro-) Particle Physics
Prof. Dr. Ricardo Piegaia, 2017

Fundamental physics studied with radio astronomy
Dr. Michael Kramer, 2017

What do I need if I will leave science towards industry
Udo Erdmann, 2017

KSETA activities

KSETA Plenary Workshop February 2017, Durbach

KSETA Plenary Workshop February 2018, Durbach
Poster: Hybrid particle and radio detector development for the IceTop Enhancement of the IceCube experiment

KSETA Plenary Workshop February 2019, Durbach