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Photoelectron counting rate measurements in the UV camera during the EUSO-BALLOON night flight

Aug 4, 2015, 4:00 PM
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Poster contribution CR-EX Poster 3 CR


Julio Arturo Rabanal Reina (LAL/IN2P3/CNRS)


EUSO-Balloon is a prototype for the future space telescope JEM-EUSO aiming to detect UV emissions in the Earth's atmosphere (cosmic air showers, meteorites, airglow, etc). It successfully completed its first flight operated by the CNES over Ontario, Canada, in August 2014. One of the main goals is to measure the photoelectron rate performed by its UV camera. These measurements, corrected from noise contamination, are presented including their time variation. a particular emphasis is put on the determination of the statistical and systematic errors using the relative calibration that was made for all the 2304 pixels. Possible improvements of these performances are discussed in the perspective of future flights.
Registration number following "ICRC2015-I/" 843
Collaboration JEM-EUSO

Primary author


Aera JUNG (Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7) Camille Moretto Guillaume Prévôt (APC-Université Paris Diderot- Paris VII) Hiroko Miyamoto (LAL/Univ. Paris-Sud XI) Philippe Gorodetzky (Boston University (US)) Pierre Andreas Barrillon (Universite de Paris-Sud 11 (FR)) Simon Bacholle (APC- Paris Diderot university) Sylvie Blin (Omega Ecole Polytechnique CNRS/IN2P3) Sylvie Dagoret-Campagne (LAL/IN2P3/CNRS)

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