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The CAT imaging telescope.

Abstract : The VHE gamma-ray imaging telescope CAT started taking data in October 1996. Located at the Themis solar site in southern France, it features a 17.7 m^2 Davies-Cotton mirror equipped with 600 PMT camera at the focal plane. The mechanics and optics, the PMTs and the electronics are presented. The performance, based on the first 7 months of operation, is discribed.
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A. Barrau, R. Bazer-Bachi, H. Cabot, L.M. Chounet, G. Debiais, et al.. The CAT imaging telescope.. 25th ICRC Durban, Jul 1997, Durban, South Africa. pp.89-91. ⟨in2p3-00363769⟩



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