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GAW - A very large field-of-view Imaging Atmospheric Cherenkov Telescope

  title={GAW - A very large field-of-view Imaging Atmospheric Cherenkov Telescope},
  author={L. Arruda and Gaw collaboration},
  journal={arXiv: High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena},
GAW (Gamma Air Watch) is a pathfinder experiment in the TeV range to test the feasibility of a new generation of Imaging Atmospheric Cherenkov Telescopes (IACT). It combines high flux sensitivity with large field-of-view (FoV=24deg x 24deg) using Fresnel lenses, stereoscopic observational approach and single-photon counting mode. This particular counting mode, in comparison with the usual charge integration one, allows the triggering of events with a smaller number of collected Cherenkov… Expand
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