The major upgrade of the MAGIC telescopes, Part II: A performance study using observations of the Crab Nebula

  title={The major upgrade of the MAGIC telescopes, Part II: A performance study using observations of the Crab Nebula},
  author={M. C. J. Aleksi'c and S. Ansoldi and L. Antonelli and P. Antoranz and A. Babi{\'c} and P. Bangale and M. Barcel{\'o} and J. Barrio and J. Gonz'alez and W. Bednarek and E. Bernardini and B. Biasuzzi and A. Biland and M. Bitossi and O. Blanch and S. Bonnefoy and G. Bonnoli and F. Borracci and T. Bretz and E. Carmona and A. Carosi and R. Cecchi and P. Colin and E. Colombo and J. Contreras and D. Corti and J. Cortina and S. Covino and P. D. Vela and F. Dazzi and A. Angelis and G. Caneva and B. D. Lotto and E. O. Wilhelmi and C. Mendez and A. Dettlaff and D. D. Prester and D. Dorner and M. Doro and S. Einecke and D. Eisenacher and D. Elsaesser and D. Fidalgo and D. Fink and M. Fonseca and L. Font and K. Frantzen and C. Fruck and D. Galindo and R. L'opez and M. Garczarczyk and D. G. Terrats and M. Gaug and G. Giavitto and N. Godinovic and A. Munoz and S. Gozzini and W. Haberer and D. Hadasch and Y. Hanabata and M. Hayashida and J. Herrera and D. Hildebrand and J. Hose and D. Hrupec and W. Idec and J. M. Illa and V. Kadenius and H. Kellermann and M. Knoetig and K. Kodani and Y. Konno and J. Krause and H. Kubo and J. Kushida and A. L. Barbera and D. Lelas and J. L. Lemus and N. Lewandowska and E. Lindfors and S. Lombardi and F. Longo and M. L{\'o}pez and R. L{\'o}pez-Coto and A. L'opez-Oramas and {\'A}. Lorca and E. Lorenz and I. Lozano and M. Makariev and K. Mallot and G. Maneva and N. Mankuzhiyil and K. Mannheim and L. Maraschi and B. Marcote and M. Mariotti and M. Martinez and D. Mazin and U. Menzel and J. Miranda and R. Mirzoyan and A. Moralejo and P. Munar-Adrover and D. Nakajima and M. Negrello and V. Neustroev and A. Niedzwiecki and K. Nilsson and K. Nishijima and K. Noda and R. Orito and A. Overkemping and S. Paiano and M. Palatiello and D. Paneque and R. Paoletti and J. Paredes and X. Paredes-Fortuny and M. Persic and J. Poutanen and P. Moroni and E. Prandini and I. Puljak and R. Reinthal and W. Rhode and M. Rib{\'o} and J. Rico and J. R. Garcia and S. Rugamer and T. Saito and K. Saito and K. Satalecka and V. Scalzotto and V. Scapin and C. Schultz and J. Schlammer and S. Schmidl and T. Schweizer and S. Shore and A. Sillanpaa and J. Sitarek and I. {\vS}nidari{\'c} and D. Sobczy'nska and F. Spanier and A. Stamerra and T. Steinbring and J. Storz and M. Strzys and L. Takalo and H. Takami and F. Tavecchio and L. A. Tejedor and P. Temnikov and T. Terzi'c and D. Tescaro and M. Teshima and J. Thaele and O. Tibolla and D. Torres and T. Toyama and A. Treves and P. Vogler and H. Wetteskind and M. Will and R. Z. Ifae and Campus Uab and E-08193 Bellaterra and Spain Universita di Udine and I. Trieste and I-33100 Udine and Italy Inaf National Institute for Astrophysics and I-00136 Rome and Italy Universita di Siena and I. Pisa and I-53100 Siena and Italy Croatian Magic Consortium and Rudjer Boskovic Institute and University of Rijeka and University of Split and HR-10000 Zagreb and C. Physik and D. Munchen and Germany Universidad Complutense and E. Madrid and Spain Inst. de Astrof'isica de Canarias and E-38200 La Laguna and Tenerife and Spain University of L'od'z and PL-90236 L'od'z and Poland Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron and D-15738 Zeuthen and Germany Eth Zurich and C. Zurich and Switzerland Universitat Wurzburg and D-97074 Wurzburg and Germany Centro de Investigaciones Energeticas and Medioambientales y Tecnol'ogicas and Spain Institute of Space Sciences and E. Barcelona and Spain Universita di Padova and Infn and I-35131 Padova and Italy Technische Universitat Dortmund and D-44221 Dortmund and Germany Unitat de Fisica de les Radiacions and D. F{\'i}sica and CERES-IEEC and Universitat Aut'onoma de Barcelona and Spain Barcelona and Icc and IEEC-UB and E-08028 Barcelona and Spain Japanese Magic Consortium and Division of Physics and Astronomy and K. University and Japan Finnish Magic Consortium and T. Observatory and University of Turku and Department of Applied Physics and U. O. Oulu and Finland Inst. for Nucl. Research and Nucl. Energy and B. Sofia and Bulgaria Universita di Pisa and I-56126 Pisa and Italy Icrea and Institute of Space Sciences and Spain Universita dell Insubria and Infn Milano Bicocca and Como and I-22100 Como and Italy European Gravitational Observatory and I-56021 S. Stefano a Macerata and Infn Siena and Italy now at Nasa Goddard Space Flight Center and Greenbelt and MD 20771 and Usa and Department of Physics Astronomy and U. Maryland and C. Park and MD 20742 and Usa now at Ecole polytechnique federale de Lausanne and Lausanne and Switzerland Now at Institut fur Astro- und Teilchenphysik and Leopold-Franzens- Universitat Innsbruck and A-6020 Innsbruck and A. Eso and Turku and Finland now at Astrophysics Science Division and Bhabha Atomic Research Centre and Mumbai 400085 and India also at INAF-Trieste},
  journal={Astroparticle Physics},
  • M. C. J. Aleksi'c, S. Ansoldi, +251 authors India also at INAF-Trieste
  • Published 2016
  • Physics
  • Astroparticle Physics
  • MAGIC is a system of two Imaging Atmospheric Cherenkov Telescopes located in the Canary island of La Palma, Spain. During summer 2011 and 2012 it underwent a series of upgrades, involving the exchange of the MAGIC-I camera and its trigger system, as well as the upgrade of the readout system of both telescopes. We use observations of the Crab Nebula taken at low and medium zenith angles to assess the key performance parameters of the MAGIC stereo system. For low zenith observations the trigger… CONTINUE READING
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