Zachariadou Katerina


Office: ZB114, Building Z, Αncient Οlive-grove Campus

Office Tel: +30 210-5381224

Lab: ECTLab ZB103 & ZB208, Κτήριο Ζ, Παν/πολη Αρχαίου Ελαιώνα

Lab Tels: 210 538-1222 & 210 538-1528

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Discipline: Development of experimental Physics devices using New Technologies



1995  - Ph.D. in Experimental High Energy Physics, National Technical University of Athens, Greece

1989 - Diploma of Physics, School of Physics and Mathematics, Department of Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece


Research Interests:

  • Detector technologies and electronics

  • High Energy physics data analysis

  • Educational Technologies and Methods


Representative Publications


  • Radiation tolerance of single-sided silicon microstrips Holmes-Siedle, A G,…, Zachariadou K et al. (RD20 Collaboration)Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res., A 339 (1994) 511-523
  • Search for exclusive hadronic charmless b decays at LEP Zachariadou K . Nuovo Cim.A109 (1996) 815-820
  • Observation of charmless hadronic B decays Buskulic D,…, Zachariadou K et al. Phys. B 384 (1996) 471-480
  • Searches for scalar top and scalar bottom quarks at LEP2 Barate R,..., Zachariadou K et al. Lett. B 413 (1997) 431-446
  • Search for scalar quarks in e+e- collisions at sqrt(s) up to 209 GeV Heister A,..., Zachariadou K et al. Lett. B 537 (2002) 5-20
  • Search for a Scalar Top Almost Degenerate with the Lightest Neutralino Antonelli M,..., Zachariadou K et al. Physics Letters B 488(2000)234-246
  • A Micromegas detector for the CAST experiment Andriamonje S, ..., Zachariadou K et al. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res., A 518 (2004) 252-5
  • The use of the Micromegas technology for a new imaging system Fanourakis, G K; Geralis, K; Zachariadou, K; Giomataris, Yu; Giokaris, N; Loudos, G; Lebessi, M; Stiliaris, Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res., A 527 (2004) 62-67
  • First results from the CERN Axion Solar Telescope (CAST) Andriamonje S,…, Zachariadou K et al. Phys. Lett. (2005) 94
  • The global trigger processor emulator system for the CMS experiment Geralis, S. Kyriazopoulou, C. Markou, I. Michailakis, and K. Zachariadou IEEE Trans. Nucl.Sci.52:1679-1684,2005
  • A low-cost computer-controlled Arduino-based educational laboratory system for teaching the fundamentals of photovoltaic cells Zachariadou K, Yiasemides K and Trougkakos N J. Phys. 33 (2012) 1599–1610
  • A laboratory over the internet for a course on data analysis Zachariadou K and K. Yiasemides J. Phys. 35 (2014) 035020
  • A method to stabilise the performance of negatively fed KM3NeT photomultipliers European Journal of Physics, Adrián-Martínez,…, Zachariadou K et al., (2016 ) 33(6), pp. 1599-1610
  • Intrinsic limits on resolutions in muon- and electron-neutrino charged-current events in the KM3NeT/ORCA detector S. Adrián-Martínez ,…,Zachariadou et al.JHEP 1705 (2017) 008
  • Letter of intent for KM3NeT 2.0 S. Adrian-Martinez,…,Zachariadou K. et al. J.Phys. G43 (2016) no.8, 084001
  • Deep sea tests of a prototype of the KM3NeT digital optical module KM3NeT S. Adrián-Martínez,…,Zachariadou K. et al. Eur.Phys.J. C74 (2014) no.9, 3056


  • Background Measurements during PEP-II Commissioning Mattison, T S;..., Zachariadou K et al., Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A446(2000)59-64
  • The data acquisition of the Micromegas detector for the CAST experiment, Geralis, T; Fanourakis, G K; Giomataris, Yu; Zachariadou, K., in Proceedings of the Nuclear Science Symposium, Medical Imaging Conference, Portland, (2003) IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record Volume 5, 2003, Article number R8-41
  • Towards alpha(phi(2)) and gamma(phi(3)) at the B factories, Watson A,.., Zachariadou K et al. in Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on B Physics at Hadron Machines (Beauty 2003), AIP Conf. Proc. Vol. 722 (2004) 42-49
  • A Low background micromegas detector for the CAST experiment Abbon P,…, Zachariadou K et al., in Proceedings of the 9th Conference on Astroparticle, Particle, Space Physics, Detectors and Medical Physics Applications, Como, Italy, 2005, ICATPP pp 196-200 (2006)
  • The CERN Axion Solar Telescope (CAST): Status and prospects Irastorza I,..., Zachariadou K et al. Nucl.Phys.Proc.Suppl.114:75-80,2002
  • The global trigger processor emulator system for the CMS experiment Geralis, S. Kyriazopoulou, C. Markou, I. Michailakis, and K. Zachariadou IEEE Trans. Nucl.Sci.52:1679-1684,2005
  • Micromegas in CAST and prospects, P. Abbon, ..., K. Zachariadou et al., in Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference and 15th International Room Temperature Semiconductor Detector Workshop (NSS/MIC 2006/RTSD 2006), San Diego, California, 2006, IEEE Nucl.Sci.Symp.Conf.Rec, DOI: 10.1109/NSSMIC.2006.353827
  • Simulated Performance Of Algorithms For The Localization Of Radioactive Sources From A Position-Sensitive Radiation Detecting System (COCAE) K. Karafasoulis, Κ. Zachariadou, S. Seferlis, I. Kaissas, C. Lambropoulos, D. Loukas C. Potiriadis, in Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Applications of Nuclear Techniques (CRETE-11), Crete, Greece, 2011, AIP Conf. Proc. 1412 (2011) 377-384 DOI: 10.1063/1.3665338
  • Testing the Level-1 Data Driver Card for the New Small Wheel of the ATLAS detector I. Mesolongitis, A. Gkountis, E. D. Kyriakis Bitzaros, K. Zachariadou, P. Gkountoumis, T. Alexopoulos, in IEEE Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Modern Circuits and Systems Technologies (MOCAST), Thessaloniki, Greece, 2017
  • Validation of the Production-Phase Level-1 Data Driver Cards for the Readout and Trigger System of the ATLAS New Small Wheel Detector, P. Gkountoumis, D. Matakias, A. Vgenopoulos, T. Alexopoulos, I. P. Mesolongitis, E. Politis, K. Zachariadou, E. D. Kyriakis-Bitzaros, V. Lefkovits, C. Kourkoumelis, D. Fassouliotis, I. Gkialas, N. Kanellos, T. Geraliw, 9th International Conference on Modern Circuits and Systems Technologies, MOCAST 2020, 9200264 IEEE DOI: 10.1109/MOCAST49295.2020.9200264
  • K. Yiasemides, K. Zachariadou, M. Rangoussi, “Active learning in a hands-on Physics lab: A pilot study to fine-tune instruction and student assessment methodology,” IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference, (IEEE EDUCON 2020), pp. 1594-1603.


Undergraduate Courses

  • Physics, 1st Semester

  • Electrical Measurements, 6th Semester

  • Measurement Systems and Sensors, 7th Semester

  • Electric circuits II, 2nd Semester (2016-2018)


Postgraduate Courses

  • Sensors, Microsystems and Smart Devices, MSc program “Internet of Things and Intelligent Environments,” (2018-)

  • Sensors and Micronets (BAN, PAN, LAN), MSc program “Internetworked Electronic Systems” (2015-2018)


Curriculum Vitae


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