We describe the test system built to perform the acceptance tests of more than 11 000 photomultiplier (PMT) tubes employed in the fluorescence detector of the Pierre Auger Observatory. The results obtained on the properties of the PMT are presented and discussed.

Qualification tests of the 11 000 photomultipliers for the Pierre Auger Observatory fluorescence detectors / K.-H. Becker, A. Behrmann, F. Bracci, C. Delle Fratte, P. Facal San Luis, Ch. Fontaine, H. Geenen, D. Guerin, S. Hartmann, K.-H. Kampert, P. Lavoute, G. Matthiae, P. Petrinca, P. Privitera, J. Rodriguez Martino, G. Salina, V. Scherini, V. Verzi, U. Weischer, Ch. Wiebusch. - In: NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH. SECTION A, ACCELERATORS, SPECTROMETERS, DETECTORS AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT. - ISSN 0168-9002. - 576:2-3(2007 Jun 21), pp. 301-311.

Qualification tests of the 11 000 photomultipliers for the Pierre Auger Observatory fluorescence detectors

V. Scherini;
2007-06-21

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We describe the test system built to perform the acceptance tests of more than 11 000 photomultiplier (PMT) tubes employed in the fluorescence detector of the Pierre Auger Observatory. The results obtained on the properties of the PMT are presented and discussed.
Pierre Auger Observatory ; photomultiplier ; fluorescence telescopes
Settore FIS/01 - Fisica Sperimentale
NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH. SECTION A, ACCELERATORS, SPECTROMETERS, DETECTORS AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT
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