Low temperature performance of photonmultiplier tubes illuminated in pulsed mode by visible and vacuum ultraviolet light

Araujo, H.M.; Chepel, V.Yu; Lopes, M.I.; Ferreira Marques, R.; Policarpo, A.J.P.L.
January 1997
Review of Scientific Instruments;Jan1997, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p34
Academic Journal
Presents the results of a study which investigated the effects of cooling on the overall response in pulse mode of three different models of photomultiplier tubes. Tests in the visible wavelength region; Tests in the vacuum ultraviolet with xenon scintillation.


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