A self-monitoring precision calibration light source for large-volume neutrino telescopes

  title={A self-monitoring precision calibration light source for large-volume neutrino telescopes},
  author={Felix Henningsen and M. Boehmer and Andreas G{\"a}rtner and L. Geilen and Roman Gernh{\"a}user and Henning Heggen and Kilian Holzapfel and Christian Fruck and L{\'a}szl{\'o} Papp and Immacolata Carmen Rea and Elisa Resconi and F. Schmuckermaier and Christian Spannfellner and Michael Traxler},
  journal={Journal of Instrumentation},
  pages={P07031 - P07031}
With the rise of neutrino astronomy using large-volume detector arrays, calibration improvements of optical media and photosensors have emerged as significant means to reduce detector systematics. To improve understanding of the detector volume and its instrumentation, we developed an absolutely-calibrated, self-monitoring, isotropic, nanosecond, high-intensity calibration light source called “Precision Optical Calibration Module” (POCAM). This, now third iteration, of the instrument was… 
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