GrailQuest: hunting for atoms of space and time hidden in the wrinkle of Space-Time

  title={GrailQuest: hunting for atoms of space and time hidden in the wrinkle of Space-Time},
  author={L. Burderi and Andrea P. Sanna and Tiziana Di Salvo and Lorenzo Amati and G. Amelino-Camelia and Marica Branchesi and Salvatore Capozziello and Eliana Marina Coccia and Monica Colpi and Enrico Costa and Nichi D'amico and Paolo de Bernardis and Mariafelicia De Laurentis and Massimo Della Valle and Heino Falcke and Marco Feroci and Fabrizio Fiore and Filippo Frontera and A. F. Gambino and Gabriele Ghisellini and Kevin Hurley and R. Iaria and D. O. Kataria and Claudio Labanti and Giuseppe Lodato and Barbara Negri and Alessandro Papitto and Tsvi Piran and A. Riggio and Carlo Rovelli and Andrea Santangelo and Francesca Vidotto and Silvia Zane},
  journal={Experimental Astronomy},
GrailQuest (Gamma Ray Astronomy International Laboratory for QUantum Exploration of Space-Time) is a mission concept based on a constellation (hundreds/thousands) of nano/micro/small-satellites in low (or near) Earth orbits. Each satellite hosts a non-collimated array of scintillator crystals coupled with Silicon Drift Detectors with broad energy band coverage (keV-MeV range) and excellent temporal resolution (≤ 100 nanoseconds) each with effective area $\sim 100 \text {cm}^{2}$ ∼ 100 cm… 

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