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Characterization of a 6 x 6-mm(2) 75-mu m cell MPPC suitable for the Cherenkov Telescope Array project

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    SYSNO ASEP0538409
    Document TypeJ - Journal Article
    R&D Document TypeJournal Article
    Subsidiary JČlánek ve WOS
    TitleCharacterization of a 6 x 6-mm(2) 75-mu m cell MPPC suitable for the Cherenkov Telescope Array project
    Author(s) Romeo, G. (IT)
    Number of authors12
    Source TitleNuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section A. - : Elsevier - ISSN 0168-9002
    Roč. 826, Aug (2016), s. 31-38
    Number of pages8 s.
    Languageeng - English
    CountryNL - Netherlands
    Keywordssilicon photomultipliers ; detector characterization ; photon detection efficiency
    Subject RIVBF - Elementary Particles and High Energy Physics
    OECD categoryParticles and field physics
    Research InfrastructureCTA-CZ - 90046 - Fyzikální ústav AV ČR, v. v. i.
    Method of publishingLimited access
    UT WOS000376887100005
    EID SCOPUS84964573685
    DOI10.1016/j.nima.2016.04.060
    AnnotationThis paper presents the latest characterization results of a novel Low Cross-Talk (LCT) large-area (6 x 6-mm(2)) Multi-Pixel Photon Counter (MPPC) detector manufactured by Hamamatsu, belonging to the recent LCT5 family and achieving a fill-factor enhancement and cross-talk reduction. In addition, the newly adopted resin coating is demonstrated to yield improved photon detection capabilities in the 290350 nm spectral range, making the new LCT MPPC particularly suitable for emerging applications like Cherenkov Telescopes. For a 3 x 3-mm(2) version of the new MPPC under test, a comparative analysis of the large pixel pitch (75-mu m) detector versus the smaller pixel pitch (50-mu m) detector is also undertaken. Furthermore, measurements of the 6 x 6-mm(2) MPPC response versus the angle of incidence are provided for the characterized device.
    WorkplaceInstitute of Physics
    ContactKristina Potocká, potocka@fzu.cz, Tel.: 220 318 579
    Year of Publishing2021
    Electronic addresshttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2016.04.060
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