2-7 May 2010
Oustau Calendal Conference Center
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PMT Characterisation for the KM3NeT Project

4 May 2010, 10:15
Oustau Calendal Conference Center

Oustau Calendal Conference Center

Cassis, France
Poster Cherenkov detectors in astroparticle physics Poster Session 1 (Summary)


Dr Oleg Kalekin (Erlangen Centre for Astroparticle Physics)


The KM3NeT project aims to design and to construct at least a cubic kilometre scale neutrino telescope in the Mediterranean Sea. The main task is to instrument this deep-sea water volume with optical modules, each housing one or several photomultiplier tubes (PMTs). 3-, 8- and 10-inch PMTs from ET Enterprises, Hamamatsu and MELZ-FEU have been investigated as candidates for the telescope's optical modules. Various parameters of these photomultiplier tubes have been measured in a test bench at the Erlangen Centre for Astroparticle Physics. These results are presented.
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Dr Oleg Kalekin (Erlangen Centre for Astroparticle Physics)

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