A study of the effect of polarizing filters in imaging Cherenkov telescopes

de la Calle, I.; Contreras, J. L.; Fonseca, V.
June 2000
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 515 Issue 1, p388
Academic Journal
In this contribution we study the net polarization of the Cherenkov Light emitted in Extensive Air Showers of energy around 1 TeV, by means of an Air Shower Monte Carlo simulation. The study investigates the modification of the Hillas image parameters and telescope performance due to a particular arrangement of polarizing filters in front of the camera of a Cherenkov Telescope. © 2000 American Institute of Physics.


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