The CALET space observatory for JEM-EF on the international space station

J. P. Wefel, S. Torii, Y. Shimizu, K. Kasahara, N. Hasebe, M. Hareyama, S. Kodaira, O. Okudaira, N. Yamashita, M. Miyazima, T. Miyaji, M. Tkayanagi, S. Ueno, H. Tomida, Y. Saito, H. Fuke, T. Yamagami, J. Nishimura, T. Tamura, N. TateyamaK. Hibino, S. Okuno, A. Shiomi, M. Takita, T. Yuda, F. Kakimoto, Y. Tsunesada, T. Terasawa, T. Kobayashi, A. Yoshida, K. Yamaoka, Y. Katayose, M. Shibata, M. Ichimura, S. Kuramata, Y. Uchihori, A. Kitamura, K. Yoshida, H. Murakami, Y. Komor, K. MIZUTANl, K. Munakata, R. E. Streitmatter, J. W. Mitchell, L. M. BARBlER, A. A. MOlSEEV, J. F. Krizmanic, J. F. Ormes, G. Case, M. L. Cherry, T. G. Guzik, J. B. Isbert, W. R. Binns, M. H. Israel, H. S. Krawczynski, P. S. Marrocchesi, G. Bigongiari, K. Batkov, M. Y. Kim, M. G. Bagliesi, P. Masestro, V. Millucci, R. Zei, O. Adriani, P. Papini, E. Vannuccini, L. Bonechi, J. Chang, J. Yan, W. Gan, G. Chen, Y. Ma, H. Wang

研究成果: Conference contribution

抜粋

The CALorimetric Electron Telescope, CALET, is a new Space Observatory being developed for the Japanese Experiment Module Exposed Facility, JEM-EF, of the International Space Station. Major scientific objectives are to search for nearby cosmic ray sources and dark matter by carrying out a precise measurement of the electron spectrum from 10's of GeV-10 TeV and of gamma rays in the range 20 MeV several TeV. CALET has a unique capability to observe electrons and y-rays over 1 TeV, with a hadron rejection power better than 105 and an energy resolution of a few % beyond 100 GeV. Moreover, CALET will follow PAMELA, GLAST and other experiments and can both extend and refine the observations made by those missions. The main instrument, to be described, consists of an imaging calorimeter combined with a total absorption calorimeter. With auxiliary detectors, the CALET Observatory will also monitor solar activity and study pray bursts. The phase NB study is underway for a proposed 2013 launch on the H-I1 Transfer Vehicle (HTV) for 3- 5 years of observation on EM-EF.

元の言語English
ホスト出版物のタイトルAstroparticle, Particle and Space Physics, Detectors and Medical Physics Applications - Proceedings of the 10th Conference
出版者World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte Ltd
ページ911-915
ページ数5
ISBN(印刷物)9812819088, 9789812819086
DOI
出版物ステータスPublished - 2008 1 1
イベントInternational Conference on Advanced Technology and Particle Physics, ICATPP 2007 - Como, Italy
継続期間: 2007 10 82007 10 12

出版物シリーズ

名前Astroparticle, Particle and Space Physics, Detectors and Medical Physics Applications - Proceedings of the 10th Conference

Conference

ConferenceInternational Conference on Advanced Technology and Particle Physics, ICATPP 2007
Italy
Como
期間07/10/807/10/12

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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    Wefel, J. P., Torii, S., Shimizu, Y., Kasahara, K., Hasebe, N., Hareyama, M., Kodaira, S., Okudaira, O., Yamashita, N., Miyazima, M., Miyaji, T., Tkayanagi, M., Ueno, S., Tomida, H., Saito, Y., Fuke, H., Yamagami, T., Nishimura, J., Tamura, T., ... Wang, H. (2008). The CALET space observatory for JEM-EF on the international space station. : Astroparticle, Particle and Space Physics, Detectors and Medical Physics Applications - Proceedings of the 10th Conference (pp. 911-915). (Astroparticle, Particle and Space Physics, Detectors and Medical Physics Applications - Proceedings of the 10th Conference). World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte Ltd. https://doi.org/10.1142/9789812819093_0153