Instrumentation

Succesful LIDAR mirror realuminization

December 2, 2020

Gamma-ray Group

The Raman LIDAR mirror realuminization process has taken place in the last weeks.

The IFAE mirror, together with one from Montpellier, was sent to Italy for the maintenance by the company ZAOT. The whole process has been a succes despite the tight schedule and complexities due to the pandemic

Lluis Font (UAB), Michele Doro (UNIPD), Oscar Blanch, Pau Llanes and Manel Martínez have been involved in challenge.

The LIDAR is working again with the mirror re-installed.

Mirror

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