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Performance of the First ANTARES Detector Line

M. Ageron 1 J.A. Aguilar A. Albert 2 F. Ameli M. Anghinolfi G. Anton S. Anvar 3 M. Ardid J.-J. Aubert J. Aublin 4 R. Auer S. Basa 5 M. Bazzotti Y. Becherini 6 V. Bertin 1 S. Biagi A. Bigi C. Bigongiari M. Bou-Cabo M.C. Bouwhuis R. Bruijn J. Brunner 1 G.F. Burgio J. Busto 1 F. Camarena A. Capone G. Carminati J. Carr 1 D. Castel 2 E. Castorina V. Cavasinni S. Cecchini Ph. Charvis 7 T. Chiarusi M. Circella C. Colnard R. Coniglione H. Costantini N. Cottini 6 P. Coyle 1 G. de Bonis P. Decowski I. Dekeyser 8 Anne Deschamps 7 C. Donzaud 4 D. Dornic 1 D. Drouhin 2 F. Druillole 3 T. Eberl J.-P. Ernenwein 2 S. Escoffier 1 E. Falchini F. Fehr V. Flaminio K. Fratini J.-L. Fuda 8 G. Giacomelli K. Graf G. Guillard G. Hallewell 1 Y. Hello 7 J.J. Hernández-Rey J. Höβl M. de Jong N. Kalantar-Nayestanaki O. Kalekin A. Kappes U. Katz P. Kooijman C. Kopper A. Kouchner 9 W. Kretschmer S. Kuch R. Lahmann P. Lamare 3 G. Lambard H. Laschinsky J. Lavalle 1 H. Leiprovost Dominique Lefèvre 8 G. Lelaizant G. Lim D. Lo Presti H. Loehner S. Loucatos F. Louis 3 F. Lucarelli K. Lyons 10 S. Mangano M. Marcelin 5 A. Margiotta J.A. Martinez-Mora G. Maurin A. Mazure 5 M. Melissas 1 E. Migneco T. Montaruli M. Morganti L. Moscoso 4, 6 H. Motz C. Naumann R. Ostasch G.E. Ipăvălaş P. Payre 1 J. Petrovic C. Petta P. Piattelli C. Picq R. Pillet V. Popa T. Pradier 10 E. Presani C. Racca 10 A. Radu C. Reed 1 C. Richardt M. Rujoiu M. Ruppi G.V. Russo F. Salesa P. Sapienza F. Ischoeck J.-P. Schuller 6 R. Ishanidze F. Simeone M. Spurio G. van Der Steenhoven Christian Tamburini 8 L. Tasca 5 S. Toscano M. Vecchi P. Vernin 6 G. Wijnker E. de Wolf D. Zaborov 1 J.D. Zornoza J. Zúñiga 
Abstract : In this paper we report on the data recorded with the first Antares detector line. The line was deployed on the 14th of February 2006 and was connected to the readout two weeks later. Environmental data for one and a half years of running are shown. Measurements of atmospheric muons from data taken from selected runs during the first six months of operation are presented. Performance figures in terms of time residuals and angular resolution are given. Finally the angular distribution of atmospheric muons is presented and from this the depth profile of the muon intensity is derived.
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M. Ageron, J.A. Aguilar, A. Albert, F. Ameli, M. Anghinolfi, et al.. Performance of the First ANTARES Detector Line. Astroparticle Physics, Elsevier, 2009, 31, pp.277-283. ⟨10.1016/j.astropartphys.2009.02.008⟩. ⟨in2p3-00365372⟩



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