A high-resolution Ge spectrometer for Gamma-Ray burst astronomy

  title={A high-resolution Ge spectrometer for Gamma-Ray burst astronomy},
  author={A. Owens and R. Baker and T. Cline and N. Gehrels and J. Jermakian and T. Nolan and R. Ramaty and H. Seifert and D. A. Shephard and G. Smith and D. E. Stilwell and B. Teegarden and C. Cork and D. A. Landis and P. Luke and N. Madden and D. Malone and R. Pehl and H. Yaver and K. Hurley and S. Mathias and A. H. Post},
  journal={Space Science Reviews},
  • A. Owens, R. Baker, +19 authors A. H. Post
  • Published 1995
  • Physics
  • Space Science Reviews
  • The Transient Gamma-Ray Spectrometer (TGRS) to be flown aboard the WIND spacecraft is primarily designed to perform high resolution spectroscopy of transient γ-ray events, such as cosmic γ-ray bursts and solar flares over the energy range 25 keV to 8.2 MeV with an expected spectroscopic resolution of ∼ 3 keV at 1 MeV. The detector itself consists of a 215 cm3 high purityn-type Ge crystal kept at cryogenic temperatures by a passive radiative cooler. The geometric field of view defined by the… CONTINUE READING
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