Expected performance of CALET by Monte carlo simulation

Y. Akaike, K. Kasahara, Shoji 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

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    Keywords

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

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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    Akaike, Y., Kasahara, K., Torii, S., Shimizij, Y., Taira, K., Yoshida, K., & Watanabe, I. (2009). Expected performance of CALET by Monte carlo simulation. Journal of the Physical Society of Japan, 78(SUPPL. A), 169-172.