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Spectroscopy and polarimetry capabilities of the INTEGRAL imager: Monte Carlo simulation results
Author(s): Bruce Miles Swinyard; Giuseppe Malaguti; Ezio Caroli; Anthony J. Dean; Guido Di Cocco
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Paper Abstract

A three-dimensional position sensitive imaging detector has been proposed for the prospective ESA/NASA gamma-ray satellite, INTEGRAL. The instrument is based on two layers of bar shaped CsI(T1) crystals viewed by photodiodes. The GEANT3 Monte Carlo simulation package has been used to assess the spectroscopic and enhanced imaging performance of this detector and an original routine has been written to assess its capabilities as a Compton polarimeter. A description of the algorithm of this routine is given with the results of both GEANT3 and the polarization simulations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1991
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1548, Production and Analysis of Polarized X Rays, (1 November 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.50576
Show Author Affiliations
Bruce Miles Swinyard, Rutherford Appleton Lab. (United Kingdom)
Giuseppe Malaguti, ITESRE/CNR (Italy) and Univ. of Bologna (Italy)
Ezio Caroli, ITESRE/CNR (Italy)
Anthony J. Dean, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
Guido Di Cocco, ITESRE/CNR (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1548:
Production and Analysis of Polarized X Rays
D. Peter Siddons, Editor(s)

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