The MEV project: design and testing of a new high-resolution telescope for Muography of Etna Volcano.

Gallo G., Lo Presti D., Bonanno D.L., Bonanno G., Bongiovanni D.G., Carbone D., Ferlito C., La Rocca P., Longhitano F., Reito S., Riggi

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IV - Geofisica e fisica dell'ambiente
Aula 32C-1 - Giovedì 20 h 09:00 - 13:00
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The MEV project aims at the realization of a facility devoted to the Muography of the Etna Volcano. A muon tracking telescope with high imaging resolution was designed and tested during 2017. The telescope is a tracker based on extruded scintillating bars and on an innovative read-out architecture. It is composed of three XY planes with a sensitive area of 1 square meter; the angular resolution does not exceed 0.4 msr and the total angular aperture is about $\pm 45^{\circ}$. The test phase started in January and ended successfully at the end of July 2017.

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