The MINOS light-injection calibration system

Adamson, P, Alner, J, Anderson, B, Chase, T, Dervan, P J, Durkin, T, Falk, E, Harris, P G, Michael, D G, Morse, R, Nichol, R, Saakyan, R, Smith, C, Smith, P N, Thomas, J, Webb, R and White, R F (2002) The MINOS light-injection calibration system. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 492 (3). pp. 325-343. ISSN 0168-9002

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Abstract

A description is given of the light-injection calibration system that has been developed for the MINOS long-baseline neutrino oscillation experiment. The system is based upon pulsed blue LEDs monitored by PIN photodiodes. It is designed to measure non-linearities in the PMT gain curves, as well as monitoring any drifts in PMT gain, at the 1% level.

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Additional Information: I and my group were responsible for designing, developing, delivering the light-injection calibration system essential to MINOS, a major international neutrino-oscillation experiment that confirmed (atmospheric) neutrino oscillations and mass splitting. I wrote this paper. My approach copied on several experiments since.
Schools and Departments: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences > Physics and Astronomy
Depositing User: Elisabeth Falk
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 20:25
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2017 05:38
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/25882

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