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June 22, 2020 to July 2, 2020
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Calibrating the SNO+ PMT Array

Not scheduled
10m

Speaker

Ms Lorna Nolan (Queen Mary University of London)

Description

SNO+ is a multipurpose liquid scintillator experiment based at SNOLAB, Canada, with a primary focus to search for neutrino less double beta decay of 130Te. The experiment is currently approximately half filled with liquid scintillator and taking commissioning data 24 hours a day. A variety of calibration methods are employed in SNO+ to ensure that the charge, timing, occupancy and systematic effects of the ~9300 PMTs are calibrated and understood. This poster details these methods, with particular attention to the timing calibrations and software based calibrations.

Mini-abstract

Methods for PMT-level calibrations in SNO+

Experiment/Collaboration SNO+

Primary author

Ms Lorna Nolan (Queen Mary University of London)

Presentation Materials