Ultrasonic positioning system for the calibration of central detector

  • Guo-Lei Zhu
  • Jiang-Lai Liu
  • Qi WangEmail author
  • Meng-Jiao Xiao
  • Tao Zhang


A thorough detector response calibration using radioactive sources is necessary for the Jiangmen Underground Neutrino Observatory. Herein, we discuss the design of a source positioning system based on ultrasonic technology, aiming for a 3-cm precision over the entire 35-m diameter detector sphere. A prototype system is constructed and demonstrated for the experiment.


JUNO Calibration Ultrasonic positioning 


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© China Science Publishing & Media Ltd. (Science Press), Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Nuclear Society and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Guo-Lei Zhu
    • 1
  • Jiang-Lai Liu
    • 2
  • Qi Wang
    • 1
    Email author
  • Meng-Jiao Xiao
    • 3
    • 4
  • Tao Zhang
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Marine Science and TechnologyNorthwestern Polytechnical UniversityXi’anChina
  2. 2.Shanghai Laboratory for Particle Physics and Cosmology, INPAC and School of Physics and AstronomyShanghai Jiao Tong UniversityShanghaiChina
  3. 3.Department of PhysicsUniversity of MarylandCollege ParkUSA
  4. 4.Center of High Energy PhysicsPeking UniversityBeijingChina

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