Characterization of CZT detectors for the ASIM mission

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

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    Abstract

    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.
    PublisherIEEE
    Publication date2008
    Pages106-110
    ISBN (Print)978-1-4244-2714-7
    ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4244-2715-4
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2008
    Event2008 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference - Dresden, Germany
    Duration: 19 Oct 200825 Oct 2008
    https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/conhome/4747668/proceeding

    Conference

    Conference2008 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference
    Country/TerritoryGermany
    CityDresden
    Period19/10/200825/10/2008
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