The small satellite "tsubame" for polarimetry of GRBs

T. Toizumi, K. Kawakami, K. Tokoyoda, T. Enomoto, Y. Yatsu, N. Kawai, T. Nakamori, Jun Kataoka, S. Kubo

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    Abstract

    "Tsubame" is a university-built small satellite mission that measures polarization of hard X-ray photons (30-100 keV) from gamma-ray bursts (GRB) using azimuthal angle anisotropy of Compton scattering. The satellite is intended for a piggy-back launch on the H-IIA rocket. It uses Control moment gyros to quickly orient itself to GRBs within 15 seconds from triggers. We are now developing the engineering model of the two detector systems on Tsubame, the polarimeter and the bust monitor. In this paper, we present an overview of the Tsubame mission, and detail of development of engineering model of our polarimeter and burst monitor.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationAIP Conference Proceedings
    Pages355-357
    Number of pages3
    Volume1357
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2011
    EventRadio Pulsars: An Astrophysical Key to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe - Chia (Sardinia)
    Duration: 2010 Oct 102010 Oct 15

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    OtherRadio Pulsars: An Astrophysical Key to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe
    CityChia (Sardinia)
    Period10/10/1010/10/15

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    polarimeters
    monitors
    engineering
    gyroscopes
    rockets
    gamma ray bursts
    bursts
    actuators
    moments
    anisotropy
    detectors
    photons
    polarization
    scattering
    x rays

    Keywords

    • Gamma-ray bursts
    • Polarimetry

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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    Toizumi, T., Kawakami, K., Tokoyoda, K., Enomoto, T., Yatsu, Y., Kawai, N., ... Kubo, S. (2011). The small satellite "tsubame" for polarimetry of GRBs. In AIP Conference Proceedings (Vol. 1357, pp. 355-357) https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3615157

    The small satellite "tsubame" for polarimetry of GRBs. / Toizumi, T.; Kawakami, K.; Tokoyoda, K.; Enomoto, T.; Yatsu, Y.; Kawai, N.; Nakamori, T.; Kataoka, Jun; Kubo, S.

    AIP Conference Proceedings. Vol. 1357 2011. p. 355-357.

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

    Toizumi, T, Kawakami, K, Tokoyoda, K, Enomoto, T, Yatsu, Y, Kawai, N, Nakamori, T, Kataoka, J & Kubo, S 2011, The small satellite "tsubame" for polarimetry of GRBs. in AIP Conference Proceedings. vol. 1357, pp. 355-357, Radio Pulsars: An Astrophysical Key to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe, Chia (Sardinia), 10/10/10. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3615157
    Toizumi T, Kawakami K, Tokoyoda K, Enomoto T, Yatsu Y, Kawai N et al. The small satellite "tsubame" for polarimetry of GRBs. In AIP Conference Proceedings. Vol. 1357. 2011. p. 355-357 https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3615157
    Toizumi, T. ; Kawakami, K. ; Tokoyoda, K. ; Enomoto, T. ; Yatsu, Y. ; Kawai, N. ; Nakamori, T. ; Kataoka, Jun ; Kubo, S. / The small satellite "tsubame" for polarimetry of GRBs. AIP Conference Proceedings. Vol. 1357 2011. pp. 355-357
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