FACT Publications

2017:

[55] J. Adam et al. Mirror position determination for the alignment of Cherenkov Telescopes, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A, Vol. 860; p. 1-5, doi:10.1016/j.nima.2017.03.062

2016:

[54] D. Dorner et al. First Study of Combined Blazar Light Curves with FACT and HAWC, Proceedings of the Gamma 2016 Conference, Heidelberg
[53] G. Cologna et al. The Exceptional Flare of Mrk 501 in 2014: Combined Observations with H.E.S.S. and FACT, Proceedings of the Gamma 2016 Conference, Heidelberg
[52] A. Biland et al., FACT: status and experience from four years of operation of the first G-APD Cherenkov Telescope, Proc. SPIE 9906, Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes VI, 99061A, (July 27, 2016); doi:10.1117/12.2232600
[51] S. Mueller et al., Bokeh mirror alignment for Cherenkov telescopes, Proc. SPIE 9908, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy VI, 99084O (August 10, 2016); doi:10.1117/12.2232561
[50] M.L. Ahnen et al., Bokeh mirror alignment for Cherenkov telescopes, Astropart. Phys. 82 (2016) 1-9
[49] M.L. Ahnen et al., Normalized and asynchronous mirror alignment for Cherenkov telescopes, Astropart. Phys. 82 (2016) 56-65

ATEL
[A6] #9239: FACT: FACT measures new maximum flux from the HBL 1ES 1959+650 at TeV energies
[A5] #9203: FACT, MAGIC: FACT and MAGIC measure an increased gamma-ray flux from the HBL 1ES 1959+650
[A4] #9148: FACT, MAGIC, VERITAS, Fermi-LAT, Swift-XRT: Further increase of gamma-ray emission from the HBL 1ES 1959+650
[A3] #9139: FACT: FACT measures increased gamma-ray flux from the high-energy peaked BL Lac object 1ES 1959+650 since five nights
[A2] #9137: FACT, HAWC, Swift-XRT: Enhanced and increasing activity in gamma rays and X-rays from the HBL Mrk421
[A1] #9010: Fermi-LAT, FACT, MAGIC, VERITAS: Fermi-LAT, FACT, MAGIC and VERITAS detection of increasing gamma-ray activity from the high-energy peaked BL Lac object 1ES 1959+650

2015:

[48] M.L. Ahnen et al., Data compression for the First G-APD Cherenkov Telescope, Astronomy and Computing 12 (2015) 191-199
[47] D. Dorner et al., FACT - Monitoring Blazars at Very High Energies, 2014 Fermi Symposium proceedings, eConf C14102.1

34th ICRC (the Haag, 2015)

[46] A. Biland et al., FACT - Status and Experience from Three Years Operation of the First SiPM Camera, PoS(ICRC2015) 1032
[45] D. Dorner at al. FACT - TeV Flare Alerts Triggering Multi-Wavelength Observations, PoS(ICRC2015) 704
[44] D. Neise et al., FACT - Performance of the First SiPM camera, PoS(ICRC2015) 706
[43] F. Temme et al., FACT - First Energy Spectrum from a SiPM Cherenkov Telescope, PoS(ICRC2015) 707
[42] M. Noethe et al., FACT - Calibration of Imaging Atmospheric Cerenkov Telescopes with Muon Rings, PoS(ICRC2015) 733
[41] J. Buss et al., FACT - Influence of SiPM Crosstalk on the Performance of an Operating Cherenkov Telescope, PoS(ICRC2015) 863
[40] K. Bruegge et al., FACT-Tools - Streamed Real-time Data Analysis, PoS(ICRC2015) 865
[39] S. Mueller et al., FACT - Novel mirror alignment using Bokeh and enhancement of the VERITAS SCCAN alignment method, PoS(ICRC2015) 976
[38] G. Hughes et al., Study of the extreme flaring activity of Mrk501 during multi-wavelength observations in 2012, PoS(ICRC2015) 806

In: proceedings of the 34th ICRC, the Haag, 2015 http://pos.sissa.it/cgi-bin/reader/conf.cgi?confid=236

2014:

[37] A. Biland et al., Calibration and performance of the photon sensor response of FACT --- the first G-APD Cherenkov telescope, JINST 9 P10012 (2014)
[36] D. Dorner et al., FACT - STATUS AND FIRST RESULTS, Acta Polytechnica, 54 3 (2014)
[35] K. Meier et al., FACT - LONGTERM MONITORING OF BRIGHT TeV BLAZARS, Acta Polytechnica, 54 3 (2014)
[34] T. Bretz et al., FACT -- Operation of the First G-APD Cherenkov Telescope, 19th IEEE Real-Time Conference, Nara, Japan (2014)

2013:

[33] H. Anderhub et al., Design and operation of FACT - the first G-APD Cherenkov telescope, JINST 8 P06008 (2013)
[32] T. Bretz et al., FACT -- The G-APD revolution in Cherenkov astronomy, Proceedings of the Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference (IEEE-NSS/MIC), 2013

33rd ICRC (Rio de Janeiro, 2013)

[31] D. Dorner et al., FACT - Long-term Monitoring of Bright TeV-Blazars,
[30] T. Bretz et al., FACT - Threshold prediction for higher duty cycle and improved scheduling,
[29] T. Bretz et al., FACT - How stable are the silicon photon detectors?,
[28] T. Bretz et al., FACT - The First G-APD Cherenkov Telescope: Status and Results,
[27] A. Biland et al., FACT - Towards Robotic Operation of an Imaging Air Cherenkov Telescope,
[26] M.L. Knoetig et al., FACT - Long-term stability and observations during strong Moon light,
[25] D. Hildebrand et al., FACT - Measuring Atmospheric Conditions with Imaging Air Cherenkov Telescopes,

In: proceedings of the 33rd ICRC, Rio de Janeiro, 2013, http://www.cbpf.br/~icrc2013/proc_icrc2013.html

2012:

[24] T. Bretz et al., FACT - The first G-APD Cherenkov telescope (first results), 5th International Meeting on High Energy Gamma-Ray Astronomy. AIP Conference Proceedings, Volume 1505,
[23] H. Anderhub et al., Electronics for the camera of the First G-APD Cherenkov Telescope (FACT) for ground based gamma-ray astronomy, JINST 7 C01073 (2012)
[22] T. Bretz et al., A status report: FACT - a fact!, Proceedings of the 13th ICATPP Conference

2011:

[21] H. Anderhub et al., FACT---The first Cherenkov telescope using a G-APD camera for TeV gamma-ray astronomy, NIM A Volume 639, Issue 1, 21 May 2011, Pages 58-61
[20] H. Anderhub et al., Results of the prototype camera for FACT, NIM A Volume 639, Issue 1, 21 May 2011, Pages 55-57
[19] H. Anderhub et al., A G-APD based Camera for Imaging Atmospheric Cherenkov Telescopes, NIM A Volume 628, Issue 1, 1 February 2011, Pages 107-110

32nd ICRC (Bejing, 2011)

[18] B. Huber et al., Solid light concentrators for small-sized photosensors used in Cherenkov telescopes,
[17] P. Vogler et al., Trigger and Data Acquisition electronics for the Geiger-mode avalanche photodiode Cherenkov Telescope Camera of FACT,
[16] T. Kraehenbuehl et al., Calibrating the camera for the First G-APD Cherenkov Telescope (FACT),
[15] A. Biland et al., First Results from the First G-APD Cherenkov Telescope,
[14] T. Bretz et al., Status of the First G-APD Cherenkov Telescope (FACT),

In: proceedings of the 32nd ICRC, Bejing, 2011 http://www.ihep.ac.cn/english/conference/icrc2011/paper/

2010:

[13] H. Anderhub et al., FACT -- the First Cherenkov Telescope using a G-APD Camera for TeV Gamma-ray Astronomy, HEAD 2010, Big Island, Hawaii, March 1-4, 2010

2009:

[12] I. Braun et al., First Avalanche-photodiode camera test (FACT): A novel camera using G-APDs for the observation of very high-energy gamma-rays with Cherenkov telescopes, NIM A Volume 610, Issue 1, p. 400-403
[11] H. Anderhub et al., A novel camera type for very high energy gamma-ray astronomy based on Geiger-mode avalanche photodiodes, JINST 4 P10010 (2009)
[10] M. Backes et al., Long-Term Monitoring of Bright Blazars with a Dedicated Cherenkov Telescope, Int. Journal of Modern Phys. D, Volume 18, Issue 10, pp. 1645-1649 (2009)
[ 9] T. Kraehenbuehl et al., Geiger-mode avalanche photodiodes as photodetectors in Cherenkov astronomy, PoS PD09 (2010) 024

31st ICRC (Lodz, 2009)

[ 8] Q. Weitzel et al., A Novel Camera Type for Very High Energy Gamma-Astronomy,
[ 7] I. Braun et al., Solid Light Concentrators for Cherenkov Astronomy,
[ 6] T. Bretz et al., Status of the DWARF project for long-term monitoring of bright blazars,
[ 5] T. Kraehenbuehl et al., Geiger-mode Avalanche Photodiodes as Photodetectors in Cherenkov Astronomy,
[ 4] M. Backes et al., Long-term monitoring of blazars - the DWARF network,

In: proceedings of the 31st ICRC, Lodz, 2009 http://icrc2009.uni.lodz.pl/proc/html/

2008:

[ 3] T. Bretz et al., Long-term monitoring of bright blazars with a dedicated Cherenkov telescope, Proceedings of the 4th International Meeting on High Energy Gamma-Ray Astronomy. AIP Conference Proceedings, Volume 1085, pp. 850-853 (2008)
[ 2] T. Bretz et al., Long term VHE gamma ray monitoring of bright blazars with a dedicated Cherenkov telescope, Proceedings of the Workshop on Blazar Variability across the Electromagnetic Spectrum. April 22-25, 2008 Palaiseau, France.

2007:

[ 1] A. Biland et al., First Detection of Cherenkov light from cosmic-particle-induced air showers by Geiger-mode avalanche potodiodes", NIM A, Volume 581, Issues 1-2, 21 October 2007, Pages 143-146

30st ICRC (Merida, 2007)

[ 0] T. Bretz et al., Long-term VHE gamma-ray monitoring of bright blazars with a dedicated Cherenkov telescope,

In: proceedings of the 30st ICRC, Merida, 2007