Calibration of the CAT telescope

Piron, Fre´de´ric
June 2000
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 515 Issue 1, p308
Academic Journal
Due to the lack of test-beams in ground-based γ-ray astronomy, detector calibration has been a major challenge in this field. However, with the use of Cherenkov ring-images due to cosmic-ray muons and of strong γ-ray signals, the CAT telescope could be rather well monitored and understood. Here we present a few outstanding aspects of this work. © 2000 American Institute of Physics.


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