Studies of a full-scale mechanical prototype line for the ANTARES neutrino telescope and tests of a prototype instrument for deep-sea acoustic measurements

Type Article
Date 2007-11
Language English
Author(s) Ageron M26, Aguilar J10, Albert A19, Ameli F22, Anghinolfi M9, Anton G7, Anvar S23, Ardellier Desages F, Aslanides E, Aubert J, Auer R, Barbarito E, Basa S, Battaglieri M, Bazzotti M, Becherini Y, Bethoux N, Beltramelli J, Bertin V, Bigi A, Billault M, Blaes R, De Botton N, Bouwhuis M, Bruijn R, Brunner J, Burgio G, Busto J, Cafagna F, Caillat L, Calzas A, Capone A, Caponetto L, Carmona E, Carr J, Castel D, Castorina E, Cavasinni V, Ceechini S, Ceres A, Charvis P, Chauchot Pierre, Chiarusi T, Circella M, Coail Jean-Yves, Colnard C, Compere ChantalORCID, Coniglione R, Cottini N, Coyle P, Cuneo S, Cussatlegras A, Damy Gilbert, Van Dantzig R, Debonis G, De Marzo C, De Vita R, Dekeyser I, Delagnes E, Denans D, Deschamps Anne, Dessa J, Destelle J, Dinkespieler B, Distefano C, Donzaud C, Drogou Jean-Francois, Druillole F, Durand D, Ernenwein J, Escoffier S, Falchini E, Favard S, Fehr F, Feinstein F, Florello C, Flaminio V, Fratini K, Fuda J, Galeotti S, Gallone J, Giacomelli G, Girard N, Gojak C, Goret P, Graf K, Guilloux F, Hallewell G, Harakeh M, Hartmann B, Heijboer A, Heine E, Hello Y, Hernandez Rey J, Hossl J, Hoffman C, Hogenbirk J, Hubbard J, Jaquet M, Jaspers M, De Jong M, Jouvenot F, Kalantar Nayestanaki N, Kappes A, Karg T, Katz U, Keller P, Kneib J, Kok E, Kok H, Kooijman P, Kopper C, Kouchner A, Kretschmer W, Kruijer A, Kuch S, Lagier P, Lahmann R, Lamanna G, Lamare P, Lambard G, Languillat J, Laschinsky H, Lavalle J, Le Guen Yvon, Le Provost H, Van Suu A, Lefevre D, Legou T, Lelaizant G, Lim G, Lo Presti D, Loaec Gerard, Loehner H, Loucatos S, Louis F, Lucarelli F, Lyashuk V, Mangano S, Marcelin M, Margiotta A, Masullo R, Mazeas Florence, Mazure A, Megna R, Melissas M, Migneco E, Mongelli M, Montaruli T, Morganti M, Moscoso L, Motz H, Musumeci M, Naumann C, Naumann Godo M, Niess V, Noble A, Olivetto C, Ostasch R, Palanque Delabrouille N, Payre P, Peek H, Perez Amparo, Petta C, Piattelli P, Pillet R, Pineau J, Poinsignon J, Popa V, Pradier T, Racca C, Randazzo N, Van Randwijk J, Real D, Regnier M, Van Rens B, Rethore F, Rewiersma P, Riccobene G, Rigaud Vincent, Ripani M, Roca V, Roda C, Rolin Jean-Francois, Rostovtsev A, Roux Jean, Ruppi M, Russo G, Rusydi G, Salesa F, Salomon K, Sapienza P, Schmitt F, Schuller J, Shanidze R, Sokalski I, Spona T, Spurio M, Van Der Steenhoven G, Stolarczyk T, Streeb K, Sulak L, Taiuti M, Tamburini C, Tao C, Tasca L, Terreni G, Urbano F, Valdy Pierre, Valente V, Vallage B, Vaudaine G, Venekamp G, Verlaat B, Vernin P, Van Wijk R, Wijnker G, Wobbe G, De Wolf E, Yao A, Zaborov D, Zaccone H, Zornoza J, Zuniga J
Affiliation(s) 1 : CNRS, IN2P3, CPPM, F-13288 Marseille 9, France.
2 : Dipartimento Interateno Fis, I-70126 Bari, Italy.
3 : Sez INFN, I-40127 Bologna, Italy.
4 : CNRS, INSU, Ctr Oceanol Marseille, F-13288 Marseille 9, France.
5 : Sez INFN, I-95125 Catania, Italy.
6 : Univ Erlangen Nurnberg, Inst Phys, D-91058 Erlangen, Germany.
7 : Univ Paris 06, CNRS, INSU, IRD,Univ Nice Sophia Antipolis,Observ Oceanol Vil, F-06235 Villefranche Sur Mer, France.
8 : Sez INFN, I-16146 Genoa, Italy.
9 : Univ Valencia, CSIC, IFIC, E-46071 Valencia, Spain.
10 : IFREMER, Ctr Brest, F-29280 Plouzane, France.
11 : IFREMER, Ctr Toulon La Seyne Sur Mer, F-83500 La Seyne Sur Mer, France.
12 : INAF, IASF, I-40129 Bologna, Italy.
13 : Univ Strasbourg 1, IPHC, F-67037 Strasbourg 2, France.
14 : Inst Space Sci, Bucharest 77125, Romania.
15 : Inst Theoret & Expt Phys, Moscow 117259, Russia.
16 : Univ Groningen, Kernfys Versneller Inst, NL-9747 AA Groningen, Netherlands.
17 : CNRS, INSU, LAM, F-13012 Marseille 12, France.
18 : Ist Nazl Fis Nucl, LNS, I-95123 Catania, Italy.
19 : Univ Haute Alsace, GRPHE, F-68093 Mulhouse, France.
20 : NIKHEF, NL-1098 SJ Amsterdam, Netherlands.
21 : Sez INFN, I-56127 Pisa, Italy.
22 : Sez INFN, I-00185 Rome, Italy.
23 : CEA Saclay, DSM DAPNIA, Lab Rech Fondamentales Univers, F-91191 Gif Sur Yvette, France.
24 : Univ Utrecht, Fac Betawetenschappen, NL-3584 CC Utrecht, Netherlands.
25 : Univ Amsterdam, Inst Hoge Energiefys, NL-1098 SJ Amsterdam, Netherlands.
26 : CPPM, 163 AVENUE DE LUMINY? CASE 902? 13288 MARSEILLE CEDEX9? FRANCE
Source Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment (0168-9002) (Elsevier), 2007-11 , Vol. 581 , N. 3 , P. 695-708
DOI 10.1016/j.nima.2007.08.148
WOS© Times Cited 12
Keyword(s) Sea deployment, Electromechanical cable, Optical time domain reflectometry, Leak detection, Underwater neutrino telescope, ANTARES
Abstract full-scale mechanical prototype line was deployed to a depth of 2500 m to test the leak tightness of the electronics containers and the pressure-resistant properties of an electromechanical cable under evaluation for use in the ANTARES deep-sea neutrino telescope. During a month-long immersion study, line parameter data were taken using miniature autonomous data loggers and shore-based optical time domain reflectometry. Details of the mechanical prototype line, the electromechanical cable and data acquisition are presented. Data taken during the immersion study revealed deficiencies in the pressure resistance of the electromechanical cable terminations at the entry points to the electronics containers. The improvements to the termination, which have been integrated into subsequent detection lines, are discussed. The line also allowed deep-sea acoustic measurements with a prototype hydrophone system. The technical setup of this system is described, and the first results of the data analysis are presented. (c) 2007 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
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Ageron M, Aguilar J, Albert A, Ameli F, Anghinolfi M, Anton G, Anvar S, Ardellier Desages F, Aslanides E, Aubert J, Auer R, Barbarito E, Basa S, Battaglieri M, Bazzotti M, Becherini Y, Bethoux N, Beltramelli J, Bertin V, Bigi A, Billault M, Blaes R, De Botton N, Bouwhuis M, Bruijn R, Brunner J, Burgio G, Busto J, Cafagna F, Caillat L, Calzas A, Capone A, Caponetto L, Carmona E, Carr J, Castel D, Castorina E, Cavasinni V, Ceechini S, Ceres A, Charvis P, Chauchot Pierre, Chiarusi T, Circella M, Coail Jean-Yves, Colnard C, Compere Chantal, Coniglione R, Cottini N, Coyle P, Cuneo S, Cussatlegras A, Damy Gilbert, Van Dantzig R, Debonis G, De Marzo C, De Vita R, Dekeyser I, Delagnes E, Denans D, Deschamps Anne, Dessa J, Destelle J, Dinkespieler B, Distefano C, Donzaud C, Drogou Jean-Francois, Druillole F, Durand D, Ernenwein J, Escoffier S, Falchini E, Favard S, Fehr F, Feinstein F, Florello C, Flaminio V, Fratini K, Fuda J, Galeotti S, Gallone J, Giacomelli G, Girard N, Gojak C, Goret P, Graf K, Guilloux F, Hallewell G, Harakeh M, Hartmann B, Heijboer A, Heine E, Hello Y, Hernandez Rey J, Hossl J, Hoffman C, Hogenbirk J, Hubbard J, Jaquet M, Jaspers M, De Jong M, Jouvenot F, Kalantar Nayestanaki N, Kappes A, Karg T, Katz U, Keller P, Kneib J, Kok E, Kok H, Kooijman P, Kopper C, Kouchner A, Kretschmer W, Kruijer A, Kuch S, Lagier P, Lahmann R, Lamanna G, Lamare P, Lambard G, Languillat J, Laschinsky H, Lavalle J, Le Guen Yvon, Le Provost H, Van Suu A, Lefevre D, Legou T, Lelaizant G, Lim G, Lo Presti D, Loaec Gerard, Loehner H, Loucatos S, Louis F, Lucarelli F, Lyashuk V, Mangano S, Marcelin M, Margiotta A, Masullo R, Mazeas Florence, Mazure A, Megna R, Melissas M, Migneco E, Mongelli M, Montaruli T, Morganti M, Moscoso L, Motz H, Musumeci M, Naumann C, Naumann Godo M, Niess V, Noble A, Olivetto C, Ostasch R, Palanque Delabrouille N, Payre P, Peek H, Perez Amparo, Petta C, Piattelli P, Pillet R, Pineau J, Poinsignon J, Popa V, Pradier T, Racca C, Randazzo N, Van Randwijk J, Real D, Regnier M, Van Rens B, Rethore F, Rewiersma P, Riccobene G, Rigaud Vincent, Ripani M, Roca V, Roda C, Rolin Jean-Francois, Rostovtsev A, Roux Jean, Ruppi M, Russo G, Rusydi G, Salesa F, Salomon K, Sapienza P, Schmitt F, Schuller J, Shanidze R, Sokalski I, Spona T, Spurio M, Van Der Steenhoven G, Stolarczyk T, Streeb K, Sulak L, Taiuti M, Tamburini C, Tao C, Tasca L, Terreni G, Urbano F, Valdy Pierre, Valente V, Vallage B, Vaudaine G, Venekamp G, Verlaat B, Vernin P, Van Wijk R, Wijnker G, Wobbe G, De Wolf E, Yao A, Zaborov D, Zaccone H, Zornoza J, Zuniga J (2007). Studies of a full-scale mechanical prototype line for the ANTARES neutrino telescope and tests of a prototype instrument for deep-sea acoustic measurements. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 581(3), 695-708. Publisher's official version : https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2007.08.148 , Open Access version : https://archimer.ifremer.fr/doc/00000/3519/