24 July 2014 High-z gamma-ray bursts for unraveling the dark ages mission HiZ-GUNDAM
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We are now investigating and studying a small satellite mission HiZ-GUNDAM for future observation of gamma-ray bursts (GRBs). The mission concept is to probe “the end of dark ages and the dawn of formation of astronomical objects”, i.e. the physical condition of early universe beyond the redshift z > 7. We will consider two kinds of mission payloads, (1) wide field X-ray imaging detectors for GRB discovery, and (2) a near infrared telescope with 30 cm in diameter to select the high-z GRB candidates effectively. In this paper, we explain some requirements to promote the GRB cosmology based on the past observations, and also introduce the mission concept of HiZ-GUNDAM and basic development of X-ray imaging detectors.
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Daisuke Yonetoku, Daisuke Yonetoku, Tatehiro Mihara, Tatehiro Mihara, Tatsuya Sawano, Tatsuya Sawano, Hirokazu Ikeda, Hirokazu Ikeda, Atsushi Harayama, Atsushi Harayama, Shunsuke Takata, Shunsuke Takata, Kazuki Yoshida, Kazuki Yoshida, Hiroki Seta, Hiroki Seta, Asuka Toyanago, Asuka Toyanago, Yasuaki Kagawa, Yasuaki Kagawa, Kentaro Kawai, Kentaro Kawai, Nobuyuki Kawai, Nobuyuki Kawai, Takanori Sakamoto, Takanori Sakamoto, Motoko Serino, Motoko Serino, Shunsuke Kurosawa, Shunsuke Kurosawa, Shuichi Gunji, Shuichi Gunji, Toru Tanimori, Toru Tanimori, Toshio Murakami, Toshio Murakami, Yoichi Yatsu, Yoichi Yatsu, Kazutaka Yamaoka, Kazutaka Yamaoka, Atsumasa Yoshida, Atsumasa Yoshida, Koji Kawabata, Koji Kawabata, Toshio Matsumoto, Toshio Matsumoto, Koji Tsumura, Koji Tsumura, Shuji Matsuura, Shuji Matsuura, Mai Shirahata, Mai Shirahata, Hirofumi Okita, Hirofumi Okita, Kensi Yanagisawa, Kensi Yanagisawa, Michitoshi Yoshida, Michitoshi Yoshida, Kentaro Motohara, Kentaro Motohara, "High-z gamma-ray bursts for unraveling the dark ages mission HiZ-GUNDAM", Proc. SPIE 9144, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2014: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray, 91442S (24 July 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2055041; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2055041


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