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Measurements of the position-dependent photo-detection sensitivity of the Hamamatsu R11410 and R8520 photomultiplier tubes

@article{Baudis2015MeasurementsOT,
  title={Measurements of the position-dependent photo-detection sensitivity of the Hamamatsu R11410 and R8520 photomultiplier tubes},
  author={L. Baudis and S. D'Amato and G. Kessler and A. Kish and J. Wulf},
  journal={arXiv: Instrumentation and Detectors},
  year={2015}
}
The Hamamatsu R11410 and R8520 photomultiplier tubes (PMTs) are designed for applications in dark matter detectors using liquid xenon, featuring excellent sensitivity to VUV light and stable operability at cryogenic temperatures. For eleven R11410 and seven R8520 PMTs, we measured the relative photo-detection sensitivity at 470nm as a function of the position of the incident light on the photocathode. Considering 80% of the photocathode surfaces, the observed non-uniformity values are in the… Expand

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