Abstract: The application and ubiquity of noble element detectors in the fields of high energy physics, medical imaging, and rare event searches can be attributed to the attractive properties these media provide when attempting to detect particle interactions with this media. Charged particles traversing noble element detectors deposit energy in the form of scintillation light and the ionization charge. Depending on the specific application, an experimental device using a noble element may choose to apply an external electric field and collect the ionization electrons as well as the scintillation light. The combined measurement of the scintillation light, providing the t0, with the arrival time of the ionization charge, is known as a time projection chamber (TPCs).
In this talk, we will explore new ideas maturing in the field of noble element TPCs which may enable the next generation experiments to venture into the unknown in search of new physics and signals which may be at the threshold of detection.