Characterization of CZT detectors for the ASIM mission

Carl Budtz-Jørgensen, Irfan Kuvvetli, Y Skogseide, K Ullaland, N Ostgaard

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The National Space Institute, Technical University of Denmark is responsible for the selection and characterization of the CZT detector crystals for the X and gamma -ray instrument MXGS onboard ESA’s Atmospheric Space Interaction Monitor (ASIM) mission. The Modular X- and Gamma ray Sensor (MXGS) shall, situated on the International Space Station, detect Terrestrial Gamma ray Flashes (TGF) generated in the Earth atmosphere. TGFs are believed to be produced in connection with thunderstorms and ASIM will therefore also be equipped with optical instruments which trigger on lightening.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record, 2008. NSS '08.
Publication date2008
ISBN (Print)978-1-4244-2714-7
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4244-2715-4
Publication statusPublished - 2008
EventIEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record, 2008. . - Dresden, Germany
Duration: 1 Jan 2008 → …


ConferenceIEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record, 2008. .
CityDresden, Germany
Period01/01/2008 → …

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