12-23 July 2021
Europe/Berlin timezone

Positioning system for Baikal-GVD

13 Jul 2021, 12:00
1h 30m


Talk NU | Neutrinos & Muons Discussion


Mr Alexander Avrorin (INR RAS)


Baikal-GVD is a kilometre scale neutrino telescope currently under construction in Lake Baikal. Due to water currents in Lake Baikal, individual photomultiplier housings are mobile and can drift away from their initial position. In order to accurately determine the coordinates of the photomultipliers, the telescope is equipped with an acoustic positioning system. The system consists of a network of acoustic modems, installed along the telescope strings and uses acoustic trilateration to determine the coordinates of individual modems. This contribution discusses the current state of the positioning in Baikal-GVD, including the recent upgrade to the acoustic modem polling algorithm.


neutrino telescopes; acoustic positioning;

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other Collaboration Baikal-GVD
Subcategory Experimental Methods & Instrumentation

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Mr Alexander Avrorin (INR RAS)

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