Expected performance of CALET by Monte carlo simulation

Y. Akaike*, K. Kasahara, S. Torii, Y. Shimizij, K. Taira, K. Yoshida, I. Watanabe

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Abstract

The CALET(CALorimetric Electron Telescope) is a detector planned to be on board the JEM-EF(Exposed Facility of Japanese Experiment Module) of the International Space Station to investigate high energy universe by observing high energy gamma-rays, electrons and hadronic cosmic rays. The main part of CALET is composed of an IMaging Calorime- ter(IMC), a Total AbSorption Calorimeter(TASC), SIlicon Array(SIA) and Anti-Coincidence Detector(ACD). Monte Carlo simulation has been carried out to obtain basic performance of CALET on orbit.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)169-172
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the Physical Society of Japan
Volume78
Issue numberSUPPL. A
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Keywords

  • Electrons
  • Gamma rays
  • High energy cosmic rays
  • Internationsl space station
  • Protons

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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