PoGOLite: A balloon-borne soft gamma-ray polarimeter

M. Jackson, M. Pearce, H. Takahashi, M. Axelsson, H. G. Florén, Y. Fukazawa, S. Gunji, T. Kamae, Y. Kanai, Jun Kataoka, N. Kawai, M. Kiss, W. Klamra, S. Larsson, G. Madejski, Keiichi Maeda, P. Mallol, C. Marini Bettolo, Y. Miyamoto, T. MizunoG. Olofsson, F. Ryde, S. Rydström, J. E. Strömberg, H. Tajima, T. Takahashi, T. Tanaka, T. Thurston, G. Varner, H. Yoshida, M. Pearce

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    Abstract

    PoGOLite is a balloon-borne X-ray polarimeter, designed to measure the polarization of 25-80 keV X-rays. It is scheduled for a pathfinder flight in August 2010. This paper outlines the scientific motivation and the status of preparations of the payload.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationIEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record
    Pages449-453
    Number of pages5
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2009
    Event2009 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record, NSS/MIC 2009 - Orlando, FL
    Duration: 2009 Oct 252009 Oct 31

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    Other2009 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record, NSS/MIC 2009
    CityOrlando, FL
    Period09/10/2509/10/31

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    Gamma Rays
    polarimeters
    balloons
    X-Rays
    gamma rays
    payloads
    x rays
    flight
    preparation
    polarization

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Radiation
    • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
    • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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    Jackson, M., Pearce, M., Takahashi, H., Axelsson, M., Florén, H. G., Fukazawa, Y., ... Pearce, M. (2009). PoGOLite: A balloon-borne soft gamma-ray polarimeter. In IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record (pp. 449-453). [5401588] https://doi.org/10.1109/NSSMIC.2009.5401588

    PoGOLite : A balloon-borne soft gamma-ray polarimeter. / Jackson, M.; Pearce, M.; Takahashi, H.; Axelsson, M.; Florén, H. G.; Fukazawa, Y.; Gunji, S.; Kamae, T.; Kanai, Y.; Kataoka, Jun; Kawai, N.; Kiss, M.; Klamra, W.; Larsson, S.; Madejski, G.; Maeda, Keiichi; Mallol, P.; Marini Bettolo, C.; Miyamoto, Y.; Mizuno, T.; Olofsson, G.; Ryde, F.; Rydström, S.; Strömberg, J. E.; Tajima, H.; Takahashi, T.; Tanaka, T.; Thurston, T.; Varner, G.; Yoshida, H.; Pearce, M.

    IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record. 2009. p. 449-453 5401588.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Jackson, M, Pearce, M, Takahashi, H, Axelsson, M, Florén, HG, Fukazawa, Y, Gunji, S, Kamae, T, Kanai, Y, Kataoka, J, Kawai, N, Kiss, M, Klamra, W, Larsson, S, Madejski, G, Maeda, K, Mallol, P, Marini Bettolo, C, Miyamoto, Y, Mizuno, T, Olofsson, G, Ryde, F, Rydström, S, Strömberg, JE, Tajima, H, Takahashi, T, Tanaka, T, Thurston, T, Varner, G, Yoshida, H & Pearce, M 2009, PoGOLite: A balloon-borne soft gamma-ray polarimeter. in IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record., 5401588, pp. 449-453, 2009 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record, NSS/MIC 2009, Orlando, FL, 09/10/25. https://doi.org/10.1109/NSSMIC.2009.5401588
    Jackson M, Pearce M, Takahashi H, Axelsson M, Florén HG, Fukazawa Y et al. PoGOLite: A balloon-borne soft gamma-ray polarimeter. In IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record. 2009. p. 449-453. 5401588 https://doi.org/10.1109/NSSMIC.2009.5401588
    Jackson, M. ; Pearce, M. ; Takahashi, H. ; Axelsson, M. ; Florén, H. G. ; Fukazawa, Y. ; Gunji, S. ; Kamae, T. ; Kanai, Y. ; Kataoka, Jun ; Kawai, N. ; Kiss, M. ; Klamra, W. ; Larsson, S. ; Madejski, G. ; Maeda, Keiichi ; Mallol, P. ; Marini Bettolo, C. ; Miyamoto, Y. ; Mizuno, T. ; Olofsson, G. ; Ryde, F. ; Rydström, S. ; Strömberg, J. E. ; Tajima, H. ; Takahashi, T. ; Tanaka, T. ; Thurston, T. ; Varner, G. ; Yoshida, H. ; Pearce, M. / PoGOLite : A balloon-borne soft gamma-ray polarimeter. IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium Conference Record. 2009. pp. 449-453
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