KM3NeT tower data acquisition and data transport electronics
1 INFN Sezione di Roma, Sapienza, P.le Aldo Moro, 2, 00185 Roma, Italy
2 INFN Sezione di Napoli, Complesso di Monte S. Angelo Ed. 6, via Cintia, 80126 Napoli, Italy
3 Dipartimento di Fisica, Università degli Studi di Roma “Sapienza”, P.le Aldo Moro, 2, 00185 Roma, Italy
4 INFN Laboratori Nazionali del Sud, via S.Sofia 62, 95123 Catania, Italy
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Published online: 11 April 2016
In the framework of the KM3Net European project, the production stage of a large volume underwater neutrino telescope has started. The forthcoming installation includes 8 towers and 24 strings, that will be installed 100 km off-shore Capo Passero (Italy) at 3500 m depth. The KM3NeT tower, whose layout is strongly based on the NEMO Phase-2 prototype tower deployed in March 2013, has been re-engineered and partially re-designed in order to optimize production costs, power consumption, and usability. This contribution gives a description of the main electronics, including front-end, data transport and clock distribution system, of the KM3NeT tower detection unit.
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