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    • Model-independent search for neutrino sources with the ANTARES neutrino telescope 

      Albert, A.; André, Michel; Anghinolfi, Marco; Anton, Gisela; Ardid Ramírez, Miguel; Aubert, J.-J.; Avgitas, T.; Barrios Martí, Javier; Basa, S.; Bertin, Vincent; Biagi, S.; Bormuth, R. (2020-01-01)
      Article
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      A novel method to analyse the spatial distribution of neutrino candidates recorded with the ANTARES neutrino telescope is introduced, searching for an excess of neutrinos in a region of arbitrary size and shape from any ...
    • One-shot focusing using the entropy as a merit function 

      Suc, Vicent; Royo Royo, Santiago; Jordan, Andres; Bakos, G.; Penev, K. (2012-09-01)
      Article
      Open Access
    • OpenROCS v2.0 - Open Robotic Observatory Control System 

      Sanz Campderrós, Josep (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-05-26)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      OpenROCS v2.0 (Open Robotic Observatory Control System) es una plataforma de código abierto desarrollada para controlar telescopios robóticos.
    • Puesta en marcha de un observatorio robótico en Valle Hurtado, Chile 

      Suc, Vincent; Ropert, Samuel; Jordan, Andres; Royo Royo, Santiago (2018)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      La robotización de pequeños telescopios, hasta diámetros de 1-2m, ha presentado tradicionalmente un gran número de problemas vinculados en especial a las actualizaciones, configuraciones, y limitaciones de contorno de los ...
    • Raman LIDAR Link Budget and Components 

      Eizmendi Valles, Miguel Ignacio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-09-08)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Anglés: Ground-based Cherenkov telescopes of the Imaging Atmospheric Cherenkov Telescope (IACT) class observe cosmic gamma-rays by collecting the Cherenkov light formed in atmospheric electromagnetic showers initiated by ...
    • Search for dark matter annihilation in the earth using the ANTARES neutrino telescope 

      Albert, A.; André, Michel; Anghinolfi, Marco; Anton, G.; Ardid, M.; Aubert, J.-J.; Avgitas, T.; Baret, B.; Barrios Martí, J.; Basa, S.; Bertin, V. (2017-06-01)
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      A search for a neutrino signal from WIMP pair annihilations in the centre of the Earth has been performed with the data collected with the ANTARES neutrino telescope from 2007 to 2012. The event selection criteria have ...
    • Search for dark matter towards the Galactic Centre with 11 years of ANTARES data 

      Albert, A.; André, Michel; Anghinolfi, Marco; Anton, Gisela; Ardid Ramírez, Miguel; Aubert, J.-J.; Aublin, J.; Baret, B.; Basa, Stéphane (Elsevier, 2020-06-10)
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      Neutrino detectors participate in the indirect search for the fundamental constituents of dark matter (DM) in form of weakly interacting massive particles (WIMPs). In WIMP scenarios, candidate DM particles can pair-annihilate ...
    • Search for relativistic magnetic monopoles with five years of the ANTARES detector data 

      Albert, A.; André, Michel; Anghinolfi, Marco; Anton, G.; Ardid, M.; Aubert, J.-J.; Avgitas, T.; Baret, B.; Barrios Martí, J.; Basa, S. (2017-07-01)
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      Open Access
      A search for magnetic monopoles using five years of data recorded with the ANTARES neutrino telescope from January 2008 to December 2012 with a total live time of 1121 days is presented. The analysis is carried out in the ...
    • Simulació de la qualitat de la visió al voltant d'un telescopi 

      Baiges Aznar, Joan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2007-06)
      Minor thesis
      Open Access
      Els telescopis astronòmics recullen els raigs de llum procedents dels objectes celests i els transformen en imatges el més nítides possible. No obstant, al travessar l’atmosfera, aquests raigs de llum pateixen tot un seguit ...
    • Sistema d'automatització de la muntura d'un telescopi 

      Ferrer Palau, Joan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-05-21)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      En aquest treball s’explica com s’ha dissenyat i construït un automatisme per a una muntura de telescopi. L’automatisme permet fer que el telescopi localitzi un punt concret del cel sense haver de saber-lo fer funcionar. ...
    • Star visibility and tracking from the Space Station 

      Bernacca, Pier Luigi; Facchinetti, Claudia; Fantino, Elena (2010-12)
      Article
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      Purpose of the present study is to provide algorithms for and examples of how to simulate star visibility and tracking by a Telescope attached to the main truss of the International Space Station (ISS). The sky visibility ...
    • TCS and peripheral robotization and upgrade on the ESO 1-meter telescope at La Silla Observatory 

      Ropert, Samuel; Suc, Vincent; Jordan, Andres; Tala, Marcelo; Liedtke, Philip; Royo Royo, Santiago (International Society for Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), 2016)
      Conference lecture
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      In this work we describe the robotization and upgrade of the ESO 1m telescope located at La Silla Observatory. The ESO 1m telescope was the rst telescope installed in La Silla, in 1966. It now hosts as a main instrument ...
    • Telemetry System of the Ballon experimental twin telescope for infrared interferometry (BETTII) 

      Vila Hernández de Lorenzo, Jordi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-12-18)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Institut Supérieur de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace
      [ANGLÈS] The Balloon Experimental Twin Telescope for Infrared Interferometry (BETTII) is an 8-meter long boom interferometer using a double-Fourier Michelson interferometer and designed to fly on a high-altitude scientific ...
    • The control unit of the KM3NeT data acquisition system 

      Aiello, S; Ameli, F; André, Michel; Androulakis, Giorgos; Anghinolfi, Marco (2020-11-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      The KM3NeT Collaboration runs a multi-site neutrino observatory in the Mediterranean Sea. Water Cherenkov particle detectors, deep in the sea and far off the coasts of France and Italy, are already taking data while ...
    • The cosmic ray shadow of the Moon observed with the ANTARES neutrino telescope 

      Albert, A.; André, Michel; Anghinolfi, Marco; Anton, Gisela; Ardid Ramírez, Miguel (springer-Verlag, 2018-12-11)
      Article
      Open Access
      One of the main objectives of the ANTARES telescope is the search for point-like neutrino sources. Both the pointing accuracy and the angular resolution of the detector are important in this context and a reliable way to ...
    • The firts combined search for neutrino point-sources in the Southern Hemisphere with the ANTARES and IceCube neutrino telescopes 

      Albert, A.; Anton, G.; André, Michel (2016-05-23)
      Article
      Open Access
      We present the results of searches for point-like sources of neutrinos based on the first combined analysis of data from both the ANTARES and IceCube neutrino telescopes. The combination of both detectors, which differ in ...
    • The search for neutrinos from TXS 0506+056 with the ANTARES telescope 

      Albert, A.; André, Michel; Anghinolfi, Marco; Anton, G.; Ardid Ramírez, Miguel; Aubert, J.-J.; Avgitas, T.; Baret, B.; Barrios Martí, J. (2018-08-20)
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      The results of three different searches for neutrino candidates, associated with the IceCube-170922A event or from the direction of TXS 0506+056, by the ANTARES neutrino telescope are presented. The first search refers to ...
    • The SUrvey for Pulsars and Extragalactic Radio Bursts – II. New FRB discoveries and their follow-up 

      André, Michel; Bhandari, S.; Keane, Evan F.; Barr, Ewan D. (Oxford University Press, 2018-04)
      Article
      Open Access
      We report the discovery of four Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs) in the ongoing SUrvey for Pulsars and Extragalactic Radio Bursts at the Parkes Radio Telescope: FRBs 150610, 151206, 151230 and 160102. Our real-time discoveries ...