Solar Hidden Photon Search Experiment



News


2014
hacker attack, observing data stolen

July 2013 -
critical background and cosmic ray rate

July 2013 -
astrometric verification, optical system calibration

July 2013 -
PMT and system photometric calibration

28 June
Best transverse-mode experimental sub-eV HP parameter limits by SHIPS

23. - 28 June
SHIPS at the 9th Patras Workshop
Last Status and results were presented

11. Feb 2013
Astronomers and SHIPS waiting

10. Feb 2013
OLT disfunctional after software 'upgrade'.....

1. Feb 2013
background < 0.5 electrons/sec (full field)

Dec. 2012 - Jan 2013
No observing time lost to bad weather ....

Dec. 2012 - Jan 2013
TSHIPS I is taking data

11-12 Oct. 2012
SHIPS at LEXI Cluster "Connecting Particles with the Cosmos" with live sun observations with TSHIPS1 during the presentation.

21. August 2012
New low dark count photomultiplier delivered. Characterisation is underway.

27 June - 1 July 2011
SHIPS at the 7th Patras Workshop on Axions, WIMPs and WISPs



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