2-7 May 2010
Oustau Calendal Conference Center
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The Cerenkov Telescope Array

4 May 2010, 09:25
Oustau Calendal Conference Center

Oustau Calendal Conference Center

Cassis, France
Oral presentation Cherenkov detectors in astroparticle physics Cherenkov detectors in astroparticle physics


Dr Jean-Francois Glicenstein (CEA)


The Cerenkov Telescope Array (CTA) is a project of building a High Energy (10 GeV to 100 TeV) gamma ray observatory. The CTA consortium is organized in workpackages dedicated to the electronics, the telescope structure, the focal plane instruments and other topics. In this talk, I will first give a brief overview of High Energy gamma ray astronomy. Next, I will describe the status of the work in the various workpackages. Then I will conclude by giving a tentative timeline for the CTA project.
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