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

Roberto Blanco


Institute: IPE - Institute for Data Processing and Electronics
Room: 117
Phone: +49721 608-28697
Email: roberto.blanco#kit.edu

Research Interests

  • Analog integrated circuits
  • ASICs for particle accelarators and biomedical applications
  • RF circuit design
  • Signal processing
  • Optical sensors

Research Topic

Development of Customized Integrated Circuits for Scientific Applications

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ivan Peric

Attended Conferences and Workshops

The 11th International Conference on Position Sensitive Detectors (PSD 11)
3-8 September 2017, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
21st International Workshop on DEPFET Detectors and Applications
28 - 31 May 2017, Ringberg Schloss (MPG)
3. Annual Matter and Technologies Meeting
31 January - 02 February 2017, Darmstadt (GSI)
29 October - 5 November 2016, Strasbourg (France)
TWEPP 2016 - Topical Workshop for Electronics for Particle Physics
26-30 September 2016, Karlsruhe (Germany)
PANDORA Summer School
September 2016, Karlsruhe (Germany)
KSETA Plenary Workshop
February 2016, Durbach (Germany)
607. WE-Heraeus-Seminar: Semiconductor Detectors in Astronomy, Medicine, Particle Physics and Photon Science
February 2016, Bad Honnef (Germany)
Matter and Technologies Kickoff Meeting
February 2015, DESY (Hamburg)
Frontier Detectors for frontier physics 13th Pisa Meeting on advanced detectors
24-30 May 2015, La Biodola, Isola d'Elba (Italy)
ATLAS Workshop
8 May 2015, Kirchhoff Institute for Physics (Heidelberg, Germany)

Attented Courses

Silicon detectors: concepts, understanding and characterization
January 2018
Memorizing, Reading and Working Strategies
November 2016
Introduction to String Theory
September 2016
Introduction to Cosmology
September 2016
Particle Propagation in Astroparticle Physics
September 2016
Particle Physics for Engineers
April 2016
Data Visualization and Presenting
April 2016


Design Analoger Schaltkreise (DAS)
WS 2016/2017, Prof. Dr. Ivan Perić

Working Reports


R.Blanco, R.Leys and I.Perić Integrated readout electronics for Belle II pixel detector 2018 Journal of Instrumentation, Volume 13, March 2018 article URL
H.Gemmeke, L.Berger, T.Hopp, M.Zapf, W.Tan, R.Blanco, R.Leys, I.Perić and N.Ruiter The New Generation of the KIT 3D USCT 2018 Proceedings of the International Workshop on Medical Ultrasound Tomography, November 2017, KIT Scientific Publishing article URL
R.Blanco et al. HVCMOS Monolithic Sensors for the High Luminosity Upgrade of ATLAS Experiment 2017 Journal of Instrumentation, Volume 12, April 2017 article URL
I.Perić, R.Blanco, R.Casanova Mohr, F.Ehrler, F.Guezzi Messaoud, C.Kraemer, R.Leys, M.Prathapan, R.Schimassek, A.Schoening, E.Vilella Figueras, A.Weber and H.Zhang Status of HVCMOS developments for ATLAS 2017 Journal of Instrumentation, Volume 12, February 2017 article DOI
Ehrler, F., Blanco, R., Leys, R. and Perić, I. High-voltage CMOS\ detectors 2015 Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment , pp. -   article DOI URL 
Perić, I., Ehrler, F., Leys, R. and Blanco, R. HVCMOS pixel sensors 2015 SENSORS, 2015 IEEE, pp. 1-4  inproceedings DOI  
Fischer, P., Blanco, R., Sacco, I., Ritzert, M. and Weyers, S. SPAD array chips with full frame readout for crystal characterization 2015 EJNMMI Physics
Vol. 2(1), pp. 1-1 
article DOI URL