A waveshifter light collector for a water Cherenkov detector

R. Claus, S. Seidel, L. Sulak, R. M. Bionta, G. Blewitt, C. B. Bratton, D. Casper, A. Ciocio, S. T. Dye, S. Errede, G. W. Foster, W. Gajewski, K. S. Ganezer, M. Goldhaber, T. J. Haines, T. W. Jones, D. Kielczewska, W. R. Kropp, J. G. Learned, J. M. LoseccoJ. Matthews, H. S. Park, L. Price, F. Reines, J. Schultz, E. Shumard, D. Sinclair, H. W. Sobel, J. L. Stone, R. Svoboda, G. Thornton, J. C. van der Velde, C. Wuest

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Abstract

A device has been developed which is capable of doubling the light collection capability of a 5 inch hemispherical photomultiplier tube. Known as a "waveshifter plate", its geometry is adaptable to various applications. Its marginal cost is small with respect to that of a phototube, it is readily removable, and it has minimum effect upon dark noise and timing resolution.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)540-542
Number of pages3
JournalNuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, A
Volume261
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 15 1987
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation

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    Claus, R., Seidel, S., Sulak, L., Bionta, R. M., Blewitt, G., Bratton, C. B., Casper, D., Ciocio, A., Dye, S. T., Errede, S., Foster, G. W., Gajewski, W., Ganezer, K. S., Goldhaber, M., Haines, T. J., Jones, T. W., Kielczewska, D., Kropp, W. R., Learned, J. G., ... Wuest, C. (1987). A waveshifter light collector for a water Cherenkov detector. Nuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, A, 261(3), 540-542. https://doi.org/10.1016/0168-9002(87)90366-4