Solar Hidden Photon Search Experiment



News


27 April 2011
vault structure tube (TSHIPS2) was delivered

8 April 2011
image degradation by 25 cm F/1 Fresnel lens at 532 nm: less than solar image diameter

8 April 2011
TSHIPS1 w. Fresnel optics and CCD completely assembled in the laboratory; start function tests

7 April 2011
NEO removed from OLT; to be replaced by TSHIPS1

23 Mar 2011
SHIPS meeting at DESY; site inspection for TSHIPS3 at HERMES hall

04 Mar 2011
A new telescope mount for T-SHIPS was delivered

24/25 Feb 2011
SHIPS talk at SFB Block Meeting

23 Mar 2011
SHIPS meeting at DESY; site testing for TSHIPS3 at HERMES hall

04 Mar 2011
A new telescope mount for T-SHIPS was delivered

24/25 Feb 2011
SHIPS talk at SFB Block Meeting

14 Feb 2011
Vacuum test pressure: 3.0 * 10-6 mbar in helioscope.

01 Feb 2011
Vacuum test pressure: 5.0 * 10-6 mbar in helioscope.

25 Jan 2011
Ph.D. position (LEXI) for SHIPS Experiment. Waiting for approval......

21 Jan 2011
Proposal to relocate SHIPS3 from Hamburger Sternwarte to DESY

16 Jan 2011
Talk on SHIPS experiment by Matthias Schwarz at Nordic Astrophysics Colloquium, Kiel 28 Jan. 2011

16 Jan 2011
First results on cosmic ray impact rate on CCD obtained by research student Michael Bueker

15 Jan 2011
SHIXE on the horizon (Solar Hidden X-ray Experiment)

14 Jan 2011
Meeting at DESY, 10:30 am. Topic: SHIPS3 mounting concept.

12 Jan 2011
Evaluation of PMT1 completed (BA Blohm). Dark rate ~ 3/sec. Next: PMT2

23 Nov 2010
Vacuum test pressure: (tube + detector chamber). 7.7 * 10-6 mbar at turbopump, 10-5 mbar in helioscope.

10 Nov 2010
Vacuum test successful. Pressure 1.4 * 10-5 mbar (tube + detector chamber).

29 Sept 2010
TSHIPS1 vacuum tube delivered to Hamburger Sternwarte

September 2010
TSHIPS 2 (Wölbstruktur) tube ordered

2010
SHIPS in LEXI ( LEXI)

2010
SHIPS in SFB 676 ( SFB 676)








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