A new generation γ-ray camera for planetary science applications: High pressure xenon time projection chamber

S. Kobayashi, Nobuyuki Hasebe, T. Hosojima, T. Igarashi, M. N. Kobayashi, M. Mimura, T. Miyachi, M. Miyajima, K. N. Pushkin, H. Sakaba, C. Tezuka, T. Doke, E. Shibamura

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    A new γ-ray imaging camera based on High-pressure Xe Time-Projection-Chamber (HPXe-TPC) allows us to simultaneously determine arrival direction and its energy of individual incident γ rays. HPXe-TPC is a promising γ-ray detector for planetary science which provides means of global mapping of elemental composition in planetary surface as the remote sensing spectrometer. The simulation study by Geant4 and numerical calculation show that the angular resolution is mostly affected by multiple scattering of the recoil electron, and position resolution of electrodes of TPC. It is found that the angular resolution is 9° (50%) at 2 MeV for γ rays. The feasibility of HPXe-TPC is discussed as a γ-ray imaging camera for future planetary mission.

    元の言語English
    ページ(範囲)28-33
    ページ数6
    ジャーナルAdvances in Space Research
    37
    発行部数1
    DOI
    出版物ステータスPublished - 2006

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    rays
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    Cameras
    cameras
    Imaging techniques
    planetary surface
    angular resolution
    Multiple scattering
    Spectrometers
    Remote sensing
    electrode
    spectrometer
    planetary surfaces
    scattering
    Detectors
    remote sensing
    electron

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Space and Planetary Science
    • Astronomy and Astrophysics

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    Kobayashi, S., Hasebe, N., Hosojima, T., Igarashi, T., Kobayashi, M. N., Mimura, M., ... Shibamura, E. (2006). A new generation γ-ray camera for planetary science applications: High pressure xenon time projection chamber. Advances in Space Research, 37(1), 28-33. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2005.05.106

    A new generation γ-ray camera for planetary science applications : High pressure xenon time projection chamber. / Kobayashi, S.; Hasebe, Nobuyuki; Hosojima, T.; Igarashi, T.; Kobayashi, M. N.; Mimura, M.; Miyachi, T.; Miyajima, M.; Pushkin, K. N.; Sakaba, H.; Tezuka, C.; Doke, T.; Shibamura, E.

    :: Advances in Space Research, 巻 37, 番号 1, 2006, p. 28-33.

    研究成果: Article

    Kobayashi, S, Hasebe, N, Hosojima, T, Igarashi, T, Kobayashi, MN, Mimura, M, Miyachi, T, Miyajima, M, Pushkin, KN, Sakaba, H, Tezuka, C, Doke, T & Shibamura, E 2006, 'A new generation γ-ray camera for planetary science applications: High pressure xenon time projection chamber', Advances in Space Research, 巻. 37, 番号 1, pp. 28-33. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2005.05.106
    Kobayashi, S. ; Hasebe, Nobuyuki ; Hosojima, T. ; Igarashi, T. ; Kobayashi, M. N. ; Mimura, M. ; Miyachi, T. ; Miyajima, M. ; Pushkin, K. N. ; Sakaba, H. ; Tezuka, C. ; Doke, T. ; Shibamura, E. / A new generation γ-ray camera for planetary science applications : High pressure xenon time projection chamber. :: Advances in Space Research. 2006 ; 巻 37, 番号 1. pp. 28-33.
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