D-Egg: A next-generation optical module for IceCube
Department of Physics and Institute for Global Prominent Research, Chiba University, Chiba, 263- 8522, Japan
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Published online: 10 May 2019
The Dual optical sensors in an Ellipsoid Glass for Gen2 (DEgg) is one of the optical modules being developed for the IceCube-upgrade and the IceCube-Gen2 projects. The D-Egg has two 8-inch high-quantum-efficiency PMTs facing downwards and upwards, which are coupled to a highly ultraviolet-transparent glass vessel to detect Cherenkov photons in nearly all directions. In this paper, expected performances of the D-Egg are discussed.
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