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The LXeCAT instrument for gamma-ray astrophysics

The LXeCAT instrument for gamma-ray astrophysics

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in [Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gamma ray astronomy.,
  • Gamma ray telescopes.,
  • Gamma rays.,
  • Imaging techniques.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLXeCAT instrument for gamma ray astrophysics.
    StatementE. Aprile ... [et al.].
    SeriesNASA contractor report -- NASA CR-199796.
    ContributionsAprile, Elena., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15423202M

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Prom the time and amplitude analysis of the induction and collection signals, the coordinates and the. Associate Professor Robert Preece is a world-class expert on gamma-ray spectroscopy; as a co-investigator for the Gamma-Ray Burst Monitor on NASA's Fermi Space Telescope, launched on Jhe is uncovering the clues that will reveal for the first time the incredibly efficient mechanism that gamma-ray bursts use to harness the immense.

Gamma-ray astronomy is the astronomical observation of gamma rays, the most energetic form of electromagnetic radiation, with photon energies above ion below keV is classified as X-rays and is the subject of X-ray astronomy.

In most known cases, gamma rays from solar flares and Earth's atmosphere are generated in the MeV range, but it is now known. This book is a fully updated new edition of the authors' earlier volume published inwhich covers both the background science and the current state of the art in the field of gamma ray astronomy.

The emphasis is on the astronomy and astrophysics of known sources of cosmic gamma-rays outside the solar : P. Ramana Murthy. Gamma-Ray Burst Monitor The Gamma-ray Burst Monitor (GBM) is the secondary instrument on the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope (formerly GLAST).

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It was the most sensitive gamma ray observatory in space before NASA's Fermi was Mission type: Astronomy. Gamma-ray astronomy, study of astronomical objects and phenomena that emit gamma rays. Gamma-ray telescopes are designed to observe high-energy astrophysical systems, including stellar coronas, white dwarf stars, neutron stars, black holes, supernova remnants, clusters of galaxies, and diffuse gamma-ray background radiation found along the plane of the Milky Way.

Introduction to VHE Gamma-Ray Astrophysics For most of history, the field of astronomy was limited to viewing the Universe with telescopes sensitive only to visible light.

More recently, technological advances have opened "new windows" allowing astronomers to study the Universe in nearly all wavelengths of light, from the longest wavelengths. Gamma-rays coming from space are mostly absorbed by the Earth's gamma-ray astronomy could not develop until it was possible to get our detectors above all or most of the atmosphere, using balloons or spacecraft.

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Gamma Ray Astronomy Instrumentation Neil Gehrels NASA-GSFC February 9, 11th COSPAR Capacity Building Workshop Bangalore. Space Gamma Ray Missions Year. Palestine Texas 1/2 meter balloon payload GSFC - Fichtel group. LAT Instrument.

Si strip detectors 6 cm x 6 cm micron pitch, 1-D 24 layers of 25 detectors. Astronomy & Astrophysics manuscript no. GammaRayImager_printer_31Jan18 c ESO November 9, A Combined Compton and Coded-aperture Telescope for Medium-energy Gamma-ray Astrophysics Michelle Galloway,1, Andreas Zoglauer,2, Steven E.

Gamma-Ray Astrophysics”). This novel instrument will be ready to operate by Summer []. This proposal from the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) requests the funds necessary for the exploratory operation of the pSCT during a 2. Roland Diehl. The INTEGRAL Satellite.

INTErnational Gamma-Ray Astrophysics Lab Spacecraft Service Module (common with XMM) Two Coded-Mask Telescopes Side-by-Side Monitors and Auxilliary Sensors at Periphery.

Gamma-ray line astrophysics has developed rapidly in recent years with exciting new observations by gamma-ray spectrometers on balloons and on the HEAO, Venera, Hinotori and SMM satellites and space probes.

These observations are providing unique new insights into a wide range of problems in high energy astrophysics and cosmic rays. Gamma-rays coming from space are mostly absorbed by the Earth's gamma-ray astronomy could not develop until it was possible to get our detectors above all or most of the atmosphere, using balloons or spacecraft.

The first gamma-ray telescope carried into orbit, on the Explorer XI satellite inpicked up fewer than cosmic gamma. Gamma-ray Astrophysics Pulsar GRB AGN SNR Radio Galaxy The very high energy -ray sky NEPPSR 25 Aug. Guy Blaylock U. of Massachusetts Many thanks to. GAMMA - Presentations and Posters Submitting Files.

Guidelines and Instructions for naming and submitting files; Presentations. Day 1 - Wednesday, April 4, Session 1 - X-Ray Binaries 1: Neutron Stars/Galactic Center Session 2 - Hard X-Ray Surveys/Future Gamma-Ray Line Astronomy Session 3 - X-Ray Vinaries 2: Black Holes Session 4 - Gamma-Ray Bursts.

About this book. Introduction. The `International Heidelberg Workshop on TeV Gamma-Ray Astrophysics' brought together astrophysicists from the various fields which play a role in the formation of high energy gamma-ray emission.

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Gamma-Ray Astrophysics; gamma-ray burst; Gamma-ray burst coordinates network; Gamma-Ray Burst Monitor; Gamma-ray bursts; Gamma-Ray.

International Gamma-Ray Astrophysics Laboratory (Integral), European Space Agency–Russian–U.S. satellite observatory designed to study gamma rays emitted from astronomical objects.

Integral was launched by Russia from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Octo It carried a gamma-ray imager and spectrometer to study. The High-Energy Astrophysics group is part of the VERITAS collaboration which operates an array of four m imaging atmospheric Cherenkov telescopes in southern Arizona.

With this instrument they carry out a program of very-high-energy (VHE) gamma-ray astronomy, observing photons with energy in the range from 50 GeV to 50 TeV. Emission from Ti, which is unstable with a half-life of 63 years, has been detected in Cas A with several high-energy observatories including the Compton Gamma Ray Observatory, BeppoSAX, and the International Gamma-Ray Astrophysics Laboratory (INTEGRAL).

When any effort to acquire a system of laws or knowledge focusing on an astr, aster, or astro, that is, any natural body in the sky especially at night, discovers an entity emitting, reflecting, or fluorescing gamma rays, succeeds even in its smallest measurement, gamma-ray astronomy is the name of the effort and the result.

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Solar flares (upper left) are now known to rapidly accelerate particles to very high energies producing gamma rays. Gamma ray strikes the atmosphere, gets absorbed by the atmosphere but it has so much energy it releases this cascade of particles.

A detector can pick up that cascade of particles and look back and say that had to be a gamma ray of this energy and then actually build up a map of gamma rays. I just think that’s awesome. High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center Office () Office of Scientific Computing () Instrument Development Group () Astrophysics Science Labs; Astroparticle Physics () X-ray Astrophysics () Gravitational Astrophysics () Observational Cosmology () ExoPlanets and Stellar Astrophysics ().

ASTROPHYSICS WITH THE 3-DTI GAMMA-RAY TELESCOPE and are highly variable. In addition, the MeV line of 26Al as well as 44Ti, 60Fe, and 60Co show diffuse emission from the inner part of the Milky Way. Chandra observations ( keV) show. Fichtel C., Arnett D., Grindlay J., Trombka J.

() Gamma Ray Astrophysics. In: Bernacca P.L., Ruffini R. (eds) Astrophysics from Spacelab. Astrophysics and Space Science Library (A Series of Books on the Recent Developments of Space Science and of General Geophysics and Astrophysics Published in Connection with the Journal Space Science Cited by: Postdocs (f/m) in Gamma-Ray Astrophysics DESY DESY is one of the world’s leading research centres for photon science, particle and astroparticle physics as well as accelerator physics.

The Zeuthen location of DESY has a strong focus on astroparticle physics, particularly gamma-ray and neutrino astronomy. The experimental groups are. Table 1 summarizes major gamma-ray astronomy instruments that have either been operational in the s or are planned.

A total of eight major instruments have already flown and five are planned for flight, a healthy program for gamma-ray astronomy. A variety of technologies have been used ranging from conventional scintillators to more exotic and challenging cooled Cited by: 2.

Science Case for gamma-ray astrophysics The suggestion that gamma rays traveling in straight line can reveal the sites of proton (and electron) acceleration in the Universe still constitutes the basis of one of the major objectives of the eld. This concerns both the acceleration and propagation aspects of the study of.

AGILE and gamma-ray astrophysics. Table 1 summarizes the main characteristics of the AGILE gamma-ray instrument and its performance compared to that of EGRET. We assumed a typical 2-week pointing duration and a - 50% exposure efficiency.

Conclusions The AGILE scientific instrument is innovative in many ways, and is designed to obtain an Cited by: 6. Very-high-energy gamma-ray astrophysics with the Cherenkov Telescope Array. (Potter & Cottera,b,c) that let us use the gamma-ray observations and those at other wavelengths to investigate the physical properties of the jet and the black hole at its base.

We now propose to extend these models to look in particular at (i) rapid. Current Topics in Gamma-Ray V o lumeNum ber 1, J anuar y–Februar y Jo ur nal of R esearch of the Nati onal Institute of S tan dards an d T echn ology.

The International Gamma-Ray Astrophysics Laboratory - 1 Year in Orbit Contact: ESA Publications Division c/o ESTEC, PO BoxAG Noordwijk, The Netherlands The International Gamma-Ray Astrophysics Laboratory - 1 Year in Orbit LAYOUT-2 11/7/03 PM Page 1.

Integral 1st SPI gamma-ray image JEM-X Detection. astrophysics with gamma-ray line astronomy from cosmic radioactivities.

Research on the origin of 26Al radioactivity, and of 60Fe and 44Ti from supernovae, led to involvements in star formation, massive star structure and evolution, and supernova astrophysics. He has been co-Investigator of.

Gamma-ray astronomy is directly related to X-ray astronomy, and the boundary between them is highly arbitrary. It is generally customary to include in gamma-ray astronomy investigations in the spectral region, where the energy of the quanta exceeds 30 keV (corresponding to a wavelength of less than angstroms).

The International Gamma-Ray Astrophysics Laboratory, INTEGRAL, to be launched inis dedicated to the fine spectroscopy (Delta E=2 keV, Full Width at Half Maximum @ 1 MeV) and fine imaging (angular resolution=12 arcmin FWHM) of celestial gamma-ray sources in the energy range 15 keV to 10 MeV.GRA - gamma-ray astronomy.

Looking for abbreviations of GRA? GRA: Gamma-Ray Astrophysics: GRA: Ghost Rider Annual (Marvel comics) GRA: of the gamma-ray astronomy group at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center and was principal investigator of the Compton Gamma Ray Observatory's BATSE instrument.

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Discovered intense flashes of Gamma-rays of cosmic origin: GAMMA RAY BURSTS (GRBs).