The Si/CdTe semiconductor Compton camera of the ASTRO-H Soft Gamma-ray Detector (SGD)

@article{Watanabe2014TheSS,
  title={The Si/CdTe semiconductor Compton camera of the ASTRO-H Soft Gamma-ray Detector (SGD)},
  author={Shin Watanabe and Hiroyasu Tajima and Yasushi Fukazawa and Yuto Ichinohe and Shin'ichiro Takeda and Teruaki Enoto and Taro Fukuyama and Shun'ya Furui and Kei Genba and Kouichi Hagino and Astushi Harayama and Yoshikatsu Kuroda and Daisuke Matsuura and Ryousuke Nakamura and Kazuhiro Nakazawa and Hirofumi Noda and Hirokazu Odaka and Masayuki Ohta and Mitsunobu Onishi and Shinya Saito and Goro Sato and Tamotsu Sato and Tadayuki Takahashi and Takaaki Tanaka and Atsushi Togo and Shinji Tomizuka Institute of Space and Astronautical Science and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and Dep. of Physics and The University of Tokyo and Solar-terrestrial Environment Laboratory and Nagoya University and Department of Materials Science and Hiroshima University Nishina Center and Riken and Nagoya Guidance and Propulsion Systems Works and Mitsubishi Heavy Industry Ltd. and Research Institute for Science and Engineering and Waseda University and Kyoto Sangyo University},
  journal={Nuclear Instruments \& Methods in Physics Research Section A-accelerators Spectrometers Detectors and Associated Equipment},
  year={2014},
  volume={765},
  pages={192-201}
}
  • S. WatanabeH. Tajima K. University
  • Published 21 November 2014
  • Physics
  • Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section A-accelerators Spectrometers Detectors and Associated Equipment

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