EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 66, 2014INPC 2013 – International Nuclear Physics Conference
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||New Facilities and Instrumentation|
|Published online||20 March 2014|
Time and charge characterization of Hamamatsu Photonics silicon photomultipliers
1 Dipartimento Interateneo di Fisica “M. Merlin”, Bari, Italy
2 DEE, Politecnico di Bari, Bari, Italy
3 Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Sezione di Bari, Bari, Italy
4 Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Sezione di Roma, Roma, Italy
5 Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Sezione di Lecce, Lecce, Italy
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Published online: 20 March 2014
Two Hamamatsu Photonics silicon photomultipliers (SiPM) with same cell size 50×50 µm2 and different sensitive area (1×1 mm2 vs. 3×3 mm2) have been characterized in charge and time by means of a 409 nm pico-laser. The time resolution was studied for the detection of few photoelectrons. The results obtained are relevant for the employment of SiPM in ring imaging Cherenkov detectors (RICH).
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