EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 89, 2015AtmoHEAD 2014: Atmospheric Monitoring for High Energy AstroParticle Detectors
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Instruments and Methods|
|Published online||26 March 2015|
EUSO@TurLab: An experimental replica of ISS orbits
1 Dipartimento di Fisica, Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy
2 Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare – Sezione di Torino, Italy
3 Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis, France
4 Dipartimento di Fisica, Università degli Studi di Catania, Italy
5 Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare – Sezione di Catania, Italy
Published online: 26 March 2015
The EUSO@TurLab project is an on-going activity aimed to reproduce atmospheric and luminous conditions that JEM-EUSO will encounter on its orbits around the Earth. The use of the TurLab facility, part of the Department of Physics of the University of Torino, allows the simulation of different surface conditions in a very dark and rotating environment in order to test the response of JEM-EUSO's sensors and sensitivity. The experimental setup currently in operation has been used to check the potential of the TurLab facility for the above purposes, and the acquired data will be used to test the concept of JEM-EUSO's trigger system.
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