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

Nadine Foerster


Institute: IEKP
Room: 108, Bld. 402 (CN)
Phone: +49 (0)721 608 - 24672
Email: nadine.foerster#kit.edu

PhD thesis

Detector optimization based on studies of charge migration in the high purity germanium crystals of the EDELWEISS dark matter experiment

Date of defense: Feb 3rd, 2017

Conferences and workshops


  • Identification of Dark Matter 2016, (July 18th-22nd), Sheffield:
    Charge migration study of a massive cryogenic Ge detector for the detection of light dark matter using the Neganov-Luke effect, (talk)
  • 3rd KSETA Plenary Workshop (Feb 22nd to 24th), Durbach:
    Charge migration in Germanium detectors for Dark Matter search, (talk)


  • Stipend: iPROGRESS - Internship Program for Young Research Scientists, Centre de Sciences Nucléaires et de Sciences de la Matière (CSNSM) (Oct 26 - Dec 2nd), Orsay, France: Special measurements with a prototype detector
  • EFFEKTE 2015 (Sep 15th), Karlsruhe: Auf der Suche nach Dunkler Materie, (public talk)
  • 16th International Workshop on Low Temperature Physics (20th to 24th), Grenoble, France:
    Investigation of a pulse shape based discrimination of surface interactions in high purity germanium crystals, (poster)
  • SASc-ISOLDE Spring Workshop (Apr 26th to May 1st), Bratislava, Slovakia
  • DPG Spring Meeting (Mar 9th to 13th), Wuppertal: Simulation des Ladungstransports in Germaniumkristallen des EDELWEISS-III Experiments im Vergleich mit experimentellen Ergebnissen, (talk)


  • 42nd SLAC Summer Institute_ Shining Light on Dark Matter, Stanford, USA:
    Charge migration in the germanium detectors of the EDELWEISS-III experiment (poster)
  • DPG Spring Meeting (Mar 17th to 21st), Frankfurt:
    Charge migration in the germanium detectors of the EDELWEISS-III experiment (talk)



KSETA Reports