Germanium detector with Stirling cryocooler for lunar gamma-ray spectroscopy

Masanori Kobayashi, Nobuyuki Hasebe, Takuji Hiramoto, Takashi Miyachi, Satoshi Murasawa, Hiroyuki Okada, Osamu Okudaira, Naoyuki Yamashita, Alexey A. Berezhnoy, Eido Shibamura, Takeshi Takashima, Claude D'Uston, Katsuhiro Narasaki, Keisuke Tsurumi, Hiroshi Kaneko, Michio Nakazawa, Kunishiro Mori, Masayuki Fujii

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    Abstract

    The gamma-ray spectrometer (GRS) of Japanese lunar polar orbiter SELENE uses a Ge detector for the first time on a lunar mission. This spectrometer will observe lunar gamma rays for 1 year or more to determine chemical composition over the entire lunar surface. For cooling the Ge detector, we adopted a Stirling cryocooler. The SELENE GRS flight model was completed and an energy resolution of 3.0 keV (FWHM) at 1.33 MeV was achieved. This paper describes the details of the detector-cryogenic system and its performance.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)401-410
    Number of pages10
    JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
    Volume548
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2005 Aug 21

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    Germanium
    Gamma ray spectrometers
    Gamma rays
    germanium
    gamma ray spectrometers
    Spectroscopy
    gamma rays
    Detectors
    detectors
    spectroscopy
    Lunar missions
    lunar surface
    Full width at half maximum
    Cryogenics
    cryogenics
    Spectrometers
    chemical composition
    flight
    spectrometers
    Cooling

    Keywords

    • Gamma-ray spectroscopy
    • Germanium detector
    • Lunar mission
    • Stirling cryocooler

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    • Instrumentation
    • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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    Germanium detector with Stirling cryocooler for lunar gamma-ray spectroscopy. / Kobayashi, Masanori; Hasebe, Nobuyuki; Hiramoto, Takuji; Miyachi, Takashi; Murasawa, Satoshi; Okada, Hiroyuki; Okudaira, Osamu; Yamashita, Naoyuki; Berezhnoy, Alexey A.; Shibamura, Eido; Takashima, Takeshi; D'Uston, Claude; Narasaki, Katsuhiro; Tsurumi, Keisuke; Kaneko, Hiroshi; Nakazawa, Michio; Mori, Kunishiro; Fujii, Masayuki.

    In: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, Vol. 548, No. 3, 21.08.2005, p. 401-410.

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    Kobayashi, M, Hasebe, N, Hiramoto, T, Miyachi, T, Murasawa, S, Okada, H, Okudaira, O, Yamashita, N, Berezhnoy, AA, Shibamura, E, Takashima, T, D'Uston, C, Narasaki, K, Tsurumi, K, Kaneko, H, Nakazawa, M, Mori, K & Fujii, M 2005, 'Germanium detector with Stirling cryocooler for lunar gamma-ray spectroscopy', Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, vol. 548, no. 3, pp. 401-410. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2005.03.170
    Kobayashi, Masanori ; Hasebe, Nobuyuki ; Hiramoto, Takuji ; Miyachi, Takashi ; Murasawa, Satoshi ; Okada, Hiroyuki ; Okudaira, Osamu ; Yamashita, Naoyuki ; Berezhnoy, Alexey A. ; Shibamura, Eido ; Takashima, Takeshi ; D'Uston, Claude ; Narasaki, Katsuhiro ; Tsurumi, Keisuke ; Kaneko, Hiroshi ; Nakazawa, Michio ; Mori, Kunishiro ; Fujii, Masayuki. / Germanium detector with Stirling cryocooler for lunar gamma-ray spectroscopy. In: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 2005 ; Vol. 548, No. 3. pp. 401-410.
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