[time-nuts] Neutrinos not so fast? (defectove connector)

Arnold Tibus arnold.tibus at gmx.de
Thu Feb 23 14:43:44 UTC 2012

Am 23.02.2012 15:24, schrieb Alberto di Bene:
>     On 2/23/2012 1:04 AM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> I simply don't buy the story that tightening the connector makes
> a consistent 60 nanoseconds difference on a signal.
>     I spoke with a physicist of Cern, friend of the leader of the team that
>     performed the Opera experiment.
>     He told me that the badly seated connector caused the amplitude of the
>     signal to be lower, and for this reason the trigger point, which was
>     set at a specific level, was reached 60ns later.
>     73  Alberto  I2PHD
What I do not understand after all, is it not possible to run an overall 
test for the measurement
loop by sending eg. a timestamp controlled signal including all the 
lines and connections etc. ?
Final end to end tests were for me always the most important procedures.


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