Accession Number:

ADA136157

Title:

Shuttle Flight Test of an Advanced Gamma-Ray Detection System.

Descriptive Note:

Final scientific rept. 1 Jan 82-31 Mar 83,

Corporate Author:

FLORIDA UNIV GAINESVILLE SPACE ASTRONOMY LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

A detector system consisting of an n-type, high-purity germanium detector in a bismuth germanate anticompton shield has been developed for flight on a space shuttle mission. The BGO shield consists of six trapezoidal segments, each one being 14.6 cm long by 2.74 cm thick, mounted in a hexagonal shape about the axis of the germanium detector can. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Astrophysics
  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment
  • Nuclear Instrumentation

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE