Characterization of a tagged $\gamma$-ray beam line at the DA$\Phi$NE Beam Test Facility

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Cattaneo PW; Argan A; Boffelli F; Bulgarelli A; Buonomo B; Chen AW; DAmmando F; Foggetta L; Froysland T; Fuschino F; Galli M; Gianotti F; Giuliani A; Longo F; Marisaldi M; Mazzitelli G; Pellizzoni A; Prest M; Pucella G; Quintieri L; Rappoldi A; Tavani M; Trifoglio M; Trois A; Valente P; Vallazza E; Vercellone S; Zambra A; Barbiellini G; Caraveo P; ... view all 68 authors
(2011)
  • Publisher: Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res., A
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.nima.2012.01.049
  • Subject: Detectors and Experimental Techniques | Photon beam | Improvement and equipment of irradiation and test beam lines [8] | Physics - Instrumentation and Detectors | Position-sensitive detectors | Electron and positron beam | Astrophysics - Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics | Test beams infrastructure at CERN and Frascati [8.2] | bremsstrahlung
    arxiv: Physics::Instrumentation and Detectors | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena

At the core of the AGILE scientific instrument, designed to operate on a satellite, there is the Gamma Ray Imaging Detector (GRID) consisting of a Silicon Tracker (ST), a Cesium Iodide Mini-Calorimeter and an Anti-Coincidence system of plastic scintillator bars. The ST ... View more
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