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The Calibration of the Ice Ray Sampler (IRS2) Chip

  • Thomas MeuresEmail author
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Abstract

In this chapter, the calibration of the IRS2 chip [1], the data sampling and digitization chip in ARA, is described.

Keywords

Delay Line Delay Element Conversion Gain Timing Calibration Sampling Speed 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Université Libre de Bruxelles – IIHEBrusselsBelgium

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