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Title:On-orbit performance of the ISS-CREAM SCD
Authors:ID Choi, G. H. (Author)
ID Amarea, Y. (Author)
ID Angelaszek, D. (Author)
ID Anthony, N. (Author)
ID Chung, M. (Author)
ID Copley, M. (Author)
ID Derome, L. (Author)
ID Eraud, L. (Author)
ID Falana, C. (Author)
ID Lundquist, Jon Paul (Author)
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Language:English
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Typology:1.08 - Published Scientific Conference Contribution
Organization:UNG - University of Nova Gorica
Abstract:The Cosmic Ray Energetic And Mass for the International Space Station (ISS-CREAM) experiment is designed for precision measurements of energy spectra and elemental composition of cosmic rays. It was launched and installed on the ISS in August 2017. The Silicon Charge Detector (SCD), placed at the top of the ISS-CREAM payload, consists of 4 layers with a total of 10,752 silicon pixels which have 1.37 × 1.57 cm^2 size each. Each layer is arranged in such a fashion that its active detection area of 78 × 74 cm^2 is free of any dead area. The SCD 4-layer configuration was chosen to achieve the best precision in measuring the charge of cosmic rays from proton to iron nuclei with a charge resolution of 0.1 − 0.3e. We will present its on-orbit performance and operation status on the ISS since the launch.
Keywords:instrumentations, high energy cosmic rays, particle detectors
Year of publishing:2019
Number of pages:str. 1-7
PID:20.500.12556/RUNG-6253 New window
COBISS.SI-ID:50525699 New window
UDC:539.1
ISSN on article:1824-8039
NUK URN:URN:SI:UNG:REP:JDZDCCEM
Publication date in RUNG:08.02.2021
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Title:36th International Cosmic Ray Conference [also] ICRC2019, Madison, WI, U. S. A., July 24th-August 1st, 2019
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Title:Proceedings of science
Shortened title:Pos proc. sci.
Publisher:Sissa
ISSN:1824-8039
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