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Ray tracing simulations for a modified compound parabolic concentrator to be considered for the VERITAS project

Authors
Journal
Astroparticle Physics
0927-6505
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
11
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/s0927-6505(99)00065-1
Keywords
  • Technical/Instrumentation
Disciplines
  • Design

Abstract

Abstract In order to avoid dead area in the focal plane of VERITAS telescopes [1], a special design of a compound parabolic concentrator (CPC) with a hexagonal profile at the entrance aperture can be used. A ray-tracing analysis was done for a concentrator with this design.

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