Comparison cosmic ray irradiation simulation and particle beam test on UFFO Burst Alert & Trigger telescope(UBAT) detectors

H. M. Jeong, S. Jeong, M. B. Kim, J. Lee, I. H. Park, A. M. Amelushkin, V. O. Barinova, A. V. Bogomolov, V. V. Bogomolov, Søren Brandt, Carl Budtz-Jørgensen, A. J. Castro-Tirado, P. Chen, P. Connell, N. L. Dzhioeva, C. Eyles, G. Garipov, E. S. Gorbovskoy, M. H. A. Huang, A. F. IyudinV. V. Kalegaev, P. S. Kasarjan, J. E. Kim, V. G. Kornilov, E. A. Kuznetsova, H. Lim, V. M. Lipunov, T. C. Liu, I. N. Myagkova, J. W. Nam, M. I. Panasyuk, M. I. Panchenko, V. L. Petrov, A. V. Prokhorov, V. Reglero, J. Ripa, J. M. Rodrigo, A. N. Shustova, S. I. Svertilov, N. V. Tyurina, I. V. Yashin

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Ultra-Fast Flash Observatory pathfinder(UFFO-p) was launched onboard Lomonosov on 28th of April, 2016, and now is under various types of calibration for detection of Gamma Ray Bursts (GRBs). Since last September UFFO-p has taken X-ray data in space with UFFO Burst Alert &Trigger telescope (UBAT), those X-rays are mostly diffused backgrounds however, the rate turns out to be higher than expected by a factor of three. We assumed cosmic rays can contribute by making the count rate higher. We did such a simulation to investigate the effect of cosmic rays. In December 2016, we irradiated fragmented high energy heavy ions at CERN on the UBAT detector. We will report the result of comparison between simulation and beam test.
Original languageEnglish
Article number219
JournalP o S - Proceedings of Science
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Event35th International Cosmic Ray Conference (ICRC2017) - Busan Exhibition & Convention Center, Busan, Korea, Republic of
Duration: 12 Jul 201720 Jul 2017


Conference35th International Cosmic Ray Conference (ICRC2017)
LocationBusan Exhibition & Convention Center
Country/TerritoryKorea, Republic of

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