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KM3NeT - Working Package 3 - Meeting on Optical Modules

Europe/Rome
Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare - Sezione di Genova

Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare - Sezione di Genova

Via Dodecaneso 33- Genova
Description
The aim of the meeting is to have a review of the current activity and to begin to define the procedure that we will use to definitely define the design of the KM3NeT optical module. This procedure should include: - an approved list of specification, - the definition of the test procedures necessary to characterize the different prototypes, - the selection criteria required to identify the "best" design. It is important that all ideas and solutions so far developed will be presented at the meeting as well as the most recent results from simulations of the possible detector geometries and the present concepts of the data handling and transmission.
Participants
  • Andrea Bersani
  • Bruny Baret
  • Busto Jose
  • damien dornic
  • Domenico Lo Presti
  • Els de Wolf
  • Eric Heine
  • Giuseppe Pilone
  • Greg Hallewell
  • Guilloux Fabrice
  • Henry Sylvain
  • Herbert Loehner
  • Jean-Pierre SCHULLER
  • Jelle Hogenbirk
  • Oleg Kalekin
  • Pascal Vernin
  • Paul Kooijman
  • Paul Timmer
  • Veronique Van Elewyck
    • 10:00 AM 11:00 AM
      REGISTRATION
    • 12:00 PM 1:45 PM
      LUNCH IN CAFETERIA 1h 45m
    • 1:45 PM 2:00 PM
      WELCOME
    • 2:00 PM 6:00 PM
      SESSION I - Presentation/Round table with WP2 605

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      • 2:00 PM
        Status of simulations 50m
        Speaker: D. Dornic
        Slides
      • 2:50 PM
        Optical Modules in the KM3NeT optimization studies in Erlangen 40m
        Speaker: R. Shanidze
        Slides
      • 3:30 PM
        Simulations with directional optical module 30m
        Speaker: V. Kulikovsky
        Slides
      • 4:00 PM
        COFFEE BREAK 30m
      • 4:30 PM
        Discussion 1h 30m
    • 9:00 AM 11:30 AM
      SESSION II - Review of PMT's 501

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      For the different solutions, speakers will have to describe the proposed
      solution, the advantages and drawbacks, the results obtained, the plans for future if any.

      • 9:00 AM
        The ANTARES PMT 30m
        Speaker: S. Henry
        Slides
      • 9:30 AM
        X-HPD 30m
        Speaker: G. Hallewell
        Slides
      • 10:00 AM
        Directional OM 30m
        Speaker: A. Bersani
        Slides
      • 10:30 AM
        Multi PMTs 30m
        Speaker: P. Koojman
        Slides
      • 11:00 AM
        COFFEE BREAK 30m
    • 11:30 AM 1:15 PM
      SESSION III - Components/Interfaces of OM's 501

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      In addition of the PMT(s) what is inside the OM: base, electronics, optics...
      Communication with outside world: connector(s), copper or copper/fibre...
      What are the slow control needs, what is the acceptable consumption ?

      • 11:30 AM
        Low Power Multi-Dynamics Front End Architecture for the Optical Module of a Neutrino Underwater Telescope 30m
        Speaker: D. Lo Presti
        Slides
      • 12:00 PM
        Scott - A Front End Electronics readout for the KM3NET design 30m
        Speaker: F. Guillox
        Slides
      • 12:30 PM
        Read out and transmission technologies for optical modules 30m
        Speaker: J. Hogenbirk
        Slides
      • 1:00 PM
        Power dissipation properties of 17 glass spheres 15m
        Speaker: P. VERNIN
    • 1:15 PM 2:30 PM
      LUNCH IN CAFETERIA 1h 15m
    • 2:30 PM 6:00 PM
      SESSION IV - Towards the choice 501

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      In the spirit of the CDR we have to define how we can reach the design goals
      including

      Lifetime, Energy range, Zenith angular acceptance, Angular resolution of
      detector, Time and position resolution, Charge dynamic range, Two-hit time
      separation, Coincidences, Dark noise rate

      Failure rate of optical modules.

      This task would require the definition of the specifications, aiming at a
      sort of common data sheet for the proposed solutions
      What are the quantities to be measured?
      How to measure and who?
      Rules for the choice

      list of actions
      • 2:30 PM
        What we learnt from the ANTARES experience 30m
        Speaker: S. Henry
        Slides
      • 3:00 PM
        PMT measurement 30m
        Speaker: H. Loehner
        Slides
      • 3:30 PM
        PMT tests in Erlangen 30m
        Speaker: O. Kalekin
        Slides
      • 4:00 PM
        COFFEE BREAK 30m
      • 4:30 PM
        Open discussion 1h 30m
    • 9:00 AM 1:00 PM
      SESSION IV - Towards the choice 603

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      list of actions
      pictures
      • 9:00 AM
        Future PMT testing activities at APC 30m
        Speaker: B. Baret
      • 9:30 AM
        The Genova testing facility 30m
        Speaker: H. Costantini
      • 10:00 AM
        Discussion 1h
    • 1:00 PM 1:00 PM
      END OF MEETING