Observation of high-energy electron, gamma ray, and dark matter with CALET

K. Yoshida, S. Torii, T. Tamura, K. Kasahara, J. Chang, H. Fuke, K. Hibino, M. Ichimura, T. Kashiwagi, Y. Katayose, H. Kitamura, T. Kobayashi, Y. Komori, S. Kuramata, F. Makino, K. Mizutani, H. Murakami, J. Nishimura, S. Okuno, Y. SaitoM. Shibata, M. Takayanagi, N. Tateyama, T. Terasawa, S. Tomida, Y. Uchihori, S. Ueno, T. Yamagami, T. Yuda

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We are proposing the CALET (CALorimetric Electron Telescope) for the observation of high-energy electrons and gamma rays at the Exposed Facility of the Japanese Experiment Module on the International Space Station. The CALET has a capability to observe electrons (+positrons) in 1GeV-10TeV and gamma rays in 20MeV- 10TeV with a high energy resolution of 2%@100GeV, an angular resolution of 0.06deg@100GeV, and a high proton rejection power of 10. CALET has the geometrical factor of nearly 1m-sr and three-years observation is expected. Precise electron observation of CALET enables us to identify cosmic-ray electron sources by the detection of distinctive features in the energy spectrum and anisotropy toward nearby sources. The ISS orbit enables CALET to survey all of the sky in a wide field of view of 2 sr without attitude control of the instrument. In addition, by the hybrid observations of high-energy electrons and gamma rays, the CALET can search for WIMP dark matter.

本文言語English
ページ337-340
ページ数4
出版ステータスPublished - 2005 1 1
イベント29th International Cosmic Ray Conference, ICRC 2005 - Pune, India
継続期間: 2005 8 32005 8 10

Conference

Conference29th International Cosmic Ray Conference, ICRC 2005
国/地域India
CityPune
Period05/8/305/8/10

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 核物理学および高エネルギー物理学

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