The HERMES-TP/SP background and response simulations

@inproceedings{Campana2020TheHB,
  title={The HERMES-TP/SP background and response simulations},
  author={R. Campana and F. Fuschino and Y. Evangelista and G. Dilillo and F. Fiore},
  booktitle={Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation},
  year={2020}
}
HERMES (High Energy Rapid Modular Ensemble of Satellites) is an innovative mission aiming to observe transient high-energy events such as gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) through a constellation of CubeSats hosting a broadband X and gamma-ray detector. The detector is based on a solid-state Silicon Drift Detector (SDD) coupled to a scintillator crystal, and is sensitive in the 2 keV to 2 MeV band. An accurate evaluation of the foreseen in-orbit instrumental background is essential to assess the… Expand
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