Succesful LIDAR mirror realuminization
December 2, 2020Gamma-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.
CLUE container arrives at IFAE for LIDARs R&D
March 3, 2021
Last Thursday the CLUE (Cherenkov Light Ultraviolet Experiment) container arrived at IFAE from the ORM. It now occupies the place where the Barcelona Raman LIDAR was placed. It will become a R&D platform for developing LIDAR for cherenkov astronomy and various other possible applications.