The Large Area Telescope on the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope Mission

@article{Atwood2009TheLA,
  title={The Large Area Telescope on the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope Mission},
  author={FermiLAT Collaboration W. B. Atwood and et. al.},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={697},
  pages={1071-1102}
}
(Abridged) The Large Area Telescope (Fermi/LAT, hereafter LAT), the primary instrument on the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope (Fermi) mission, is an imaging, wide field-of-view, high-energy gamma-ray telescope, covering the energy range from below 20 MeV to more than 300 GeV. This paper describes the LAT, its pre-flight expected performance, and summarizes the key science objectives that will be addressed. On-orbit performance will be presented in detail in a subsequent paper. The LAT is a pair… Expand
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