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Gioacchino Ranucci, Italian research scientist. Achievements include first to Ultra low background in liquid scintillators for physics reasearch; research in Particle discrimination in liquid scintillators; research in Study of the time decay of scintillators; development of Development of methods to characterize fast photomultipliers; design of photomultiplier system for the Borexino detector.

Background

Ranucci, Gioacchino was born on December 1, 1959 in Guardea, Italy. Son of Alfonso Ranucci and Illuminata Ferretti.

Education

Doctor of Engineering, Roma University La Sapienza, 1983.

Career

Systems designer Selenia, Roma, Italy, 1984—1987. Director technical research National Inst of Nuclear Physics, Milano, Italy, since 1987. Leader prototype detector ultra-low background physics research National Inst Nuclear Physics, L'Aquila, Italy, 1993—1998, designer of the optic read-out system of the borexino solar neutrino experiment, Italy, 1998—2001, project manager borexino solar neutrino experiment, Italy, since 2001.

Achievements

  • Achievements include first to Ultra low background in liquid scintillators for physics reasearch. Research in Particle discrimination in liquid scintillators. Research in Study of the time decay of scintillators.

    Development of Development of methods to characterize fast photomultipliers. Design of photomultiplier system for the Borexino detector.

Membership

Elected representative Town Hall, Guardea, Italy, 1990—1995.

Connections

Married Cristina Caramellino, March 17, 1989. 1 child Riccardo.

father:
Alfonso Ranucci

mother:
Illuminata Ferretti

spouse:
Cristina Caramellino

child:
Riccardo Ranucci