Kevin McCarty Ph.D. thesis, by chapter

The Borexino Nylon Film and the Third Counting Test Facility

Front matter [94 kb, 17 pages]: title page, abstract, acknowledgments, introduction, table of contents

Chapter 1 [568 kb, 40 pages]: Introducing the Neutrino

Chapter 2 [474 kb, 50 pages]: The Borexino Neutrino Experiment

Chapter 3 [3.4 Mb, 42 pages]: Design and Hardware of Borexino

Chapter 4 [1.2 Mb, 58 pages]: Nylon Film of the Borexino Vessels

Chapter 5 [276 kb, 40 pages]: Position Reconstruction in Scintillation Detectors

Chapter 6 [1.1 Mb, 40 pages]: The Borexino Counting Test Facility

Chapter 7 [891 kb, 62 pages]: Writing a Position Reconstruction Code for the CTF

Chapter 8 [994 kb, 80 pages]: Internal Contamination in the CTF

Chapter 9 [377 kb, 37 pages]: CTF Surface Contamination and External Backgrounds

End matter [106 kb, 17 pages]: concluding remarks, bibliography