1 July 1998 Gamma spectrometer XENON for space gamma burst study on board ISS
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Designs of high pressure xenon gamma-spectrometer with high energy resolution is considered. This device is intended for research of space gamma-radiation and space gamma-bursts. It consists of four independent gamma-detectors which are cylindrical ionization chambers with shielding grids. They are filled with high pressure xenon with density 0.5 g/cm3. Working volume of each chamber is 6000 cm3. Energy resolution of the gamma-spectrometer is 2.5% at energy 662 keV and 1.5% at energy 1170 keV. Its sensitive surface equals to 2500 cm2. It is planned to install the developed instrumentation on the scientific power platform of International Space Station.
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Sergey E. Ulin, K. F. Vlasik, A. M. Galper, V. M. Grachev, Valery V. Dmitrenko, S. N. Zherebtsov, V. M. Kamaev, O. N. Kondakova, K. V. Krivova, D. V. Sokolov, Z. M. Uteshev, "Gamma spectrometer XENON for space gamma burst study on board ISS", Proc. SPIE 3446, Hard X-Ray and Gamma-Ray Detector Physics and Applications, (1 July 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.312880; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.312880
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