11 July 2016 Experimental verification of the HERD prototype at CERN SPS
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The High Energy cosmic-Radiation Detection (HERD) facility is one of several space astronomy payloads of the cosmic light house program onboard China's Space Station, which is planned for operation starting around 2020 for about 10 years. Beam test with a HERD prototype, to verify the HERD specifications and the reading out method of wavelength shifting fiber and image intensified CCD, was taken at CERN SPS in November, 2015. The prototype is composed of an array of 5*5*10 LYSO crystals, which is 1/40th of the scale of HERD calorimeter. Experimental results on the performances of the calorimeter are discussed.
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Yongwei Dong, Zheng Quan, Junjing Wang, Ming Xu, Sebastiano Albergo, Filippo Ambroglini, Giovanni Ambrosi, Philipp Azzarello, Yonglin Bai, Tianwei Bao, Luca Baldini, Roberto Battiston, Paolo Bernardini, Zhen Chen, Raffaello D'Alessandro, Matteo Duranti, Domenico D'Urso, Piergiorgio Fusco, Jiarui Gao, Xiaohui Gao, Fabio Gargano, Nicola Giglietto, Bingliang Hu, Ran Li, Yong Li, Xin Liu, Francesco Loparco, Junguang Lu, Giovanni Marsella, Mario Nicola Mazziotta, Ivan De Mitri, Nicola Mori, Silvio Orsi, Adriani Oscar, Mark Pearce, Martin Pohl, Felix Ryde, Dalian Shi, Piero Spillantini, Meng Su, Xin Sun, Antonio Surdo, Roland Walter, Bo Wang, Le Wang, Ruijie Wang, Zhigang Wang, Bobing Wu, Xin Wu, Peng Yan, Li Zhang, Shuangnan Zhang, "Experimental verification of the HERD prototype at CERN SPS", Proc. SPIE 9905, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2016: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray, 99056D (11 July 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2231804; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2231804
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