Héctor Gomez

Laboratory : APC; Université Paris 7 – Diderot
Office / Floor: 577 A
Phone :
Mail address : hector.gomez@apc.univ-paris7.fr

Research topic:


Neutrino Physics: Short baseline neutrino oscillation in the Double Chooz experiment.

Study of muon tomography applications in archaeology



Publications (most representative):


Gaseous time projection chambers for rare event detection: Results from the T-REX project. I. Double beta decay
Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics 01 (2016) 033


Measurement of θ13 in Double Chooz using neutron captures on hydrogen with novel background rejection techniques
Journal of High Energy Physics 1601 (2016) 163


Feasibility study of archaeological structures scanning by muon tomography
AIP Conf.. Proc. 1672 (2015) 140004


Description and commissioning of NEXT-MM prototype: first results from operation in a Xenon-Trimethylamine gas mixture
Journal of Instrumentation 9 (2014) P03010


BiPo: A dedicated radiopurity detector for the SuperNEMO experiment
Nuclear Instruments and Methods A 718 (2013) 52-55


Radiopurity of Micromegas readout planes
Astroparticle Physics 34 (2011) 354-359


Background reduction and sensitivity for germanium double beta decay experiments.
Astroparticle Physics 28 (2007) 435-447



Academic background and professional experience:




Physics Doctorate

CENTER: Facultad de Ciencias. Universidad de Zaragoza

DATE: June 2009


Advanced Studies Diploma (Atomic and Nuclear Physics)

CENTER: Facultad de Ciencias. Universidad de Zaragoza

DATE: September 2005


Physics Degree

CENTER: Facultad de Ciencias. Universidad de Zaragoza

DATE: July 2003




Post-doc Researcher

PLACE: Astroparticule et Cosmologie (APC) – University Paris 7 – Diderot. Paris (France)

FROM: 22/09/2014

TO: Present


Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) Researcher

PLACE: Laboratoire de l’Accélérateur Linéaire (LAL). Orsay (France)

FROM: 19/09/2011

TO: 18/09/2014


Centro Nacional de Física Nuclear, Partículas y Astropartículas (CPAN) Researcher

PLACE: Laboratorio de Fisica Nuclear y Astroparticulas. Universidad de Zaragoza (SPAIN).

FROM: 02/08/2009

TO: 18/09/2011


Physics Doctorate Student

PLACE: Laboratorio de Física Nuclear y Astroparículas. Universidad de Zaragoza (SPAIN).

FROM: 02/08/2005

TO: 01/08/2009


Laboratory Technician

PLACE: Laboratorio de Física Nuclear y Astropartículas. Universidad de Zaragoza (SPAIN).

FROM: 01/01/2004

TO: 30/04/2005