Design and production of the IceCube digital optical module

  title={Design and production of the IceCube digital optical module},
  author={K. Hansona and O. Tarasovab},
  • K. Hansona, O. Tarasovab
  • Published 2006
The first string of 70 in the IceCube neutrino observatory was deployed at the South Pole site in January 2005 and is now taking data. An IceCube string is composed of 60 digital optical modules (DOMs) each of which is an integrated package of a large area photomultiplier tube, high voltage unit, LED flasher calibration board, and embedded digital data acquisition system encased inside a glass pressure housing. The DOM posed a challenging design problem that had to simultaneously meet the… CONTINUE READING