Astrophys. Space Sci. Trans., 7, 61-64, 2011
www.astrophys-space-sci-trans.net/7/61/2011/
doi:10.5194/astra-7-61-2011
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09 Feb 2011
The ANTARES neutrino telescope
A. Margiotta for the ANTARES Collaboration
Dipartimento di Fisica and Sezione INFN di Bologna, viale C. Berti-Pichat, 6/2, 40127 Bologna, Italy

Abstract. The ANTARES detector is the largest underwater neutrino telescope. It is installed in the Mediterranean Sea, at a depth of about 2500 m, close to Toulon, France. The Cherenkov photons emitted along the path of neutrino induced muons are detected by a 3-dimensional array of photomultipliers and used to reconstruct their trajectory. The construction of the detector was completed in May 2008. A short description of the experimental setup is given and some selected results are presented.

Citation: A. Margiotta for the ANTARES Collaboration: The ANTARES neutrino telescope, Astrophys. Space Sci. Trans., 7, 61-64, doi:10.5194/astra-7-61-2011, 2011.
 
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