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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 2806

Gamma-Ray and Cosmic-Ray Detectors, Techniques, and Missions
Editor(s): Brian D. Ramsey; Thomas A. Parnell
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 2806
Date Published: 18 October 1996
Softcover: 60 papers (646) pages
ISBN: 9780819421944

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Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer on the International Space Station
Author(s): Steven P. Ahlen
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BASIS mission concept for gamma-ray burst imaging and spectroscopy
Author(s): Neil A. Gehrels; Bonnard J. Teegarden; Louis M. Barbier; Scott D. Barthelmy; Lyle M. Bartlett; Thomas L. Cline; Edward E. Fenimore; Gerald J. Fishman; Kevin C. Hurley; John F. Krizmanic; Chryssa Kouveliotou; M. Leventhal; Dan McCammon; Jay P. Norris; David M. Palmer; Ann M. Parsons; William S. Paciesas; Wilton T. Sanders; Bradley Schaefer; Carl Michael Stahle; Jack Tueller; J. van Paradijs; Stanford E. Woosley
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Burst locations with an arc second telescope (BLAST)
Author(s): W. Neil Johnson; Charles D. Dermer; J. E. Grove; Paul L. Hertz; Robert L. Kinzer; Richard A. Kroeger; James D. Kurfess; Michael N. Lovellette; G. Share; Mark S. Strickman; Kent S. Wood; Susan E. Inderhees; Bernard F. Phlips; Dieter H. Hartmann; Mark D. Leising; Gerald J. Fishman; Charles A. Meegan; Edward E. Fenimore
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GLAST: a detector for high-energy gamma rays
Author(s): Peter F. Michelson
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Instrumentation of the hard x-ray telescope mission
Author(s): Paul Gorenstein
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Gamma-ray instrument for polarimetry, spectroscopy, and imaging (GIPSI)
Author(s): Richard A. Kroeger; W. Neil Johnson; Robert L. Kinzer; James D. Kurfess; Susan E. Inderhees; Bernard F. Phlips; Brad Graham
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Next generation ground-based gamma-ray telescope
Author(s): Steven P. Ahlen; A. Marin
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Large-area transition radiation detectors for cosmic-ray observations in space
Author(s): Dietrich Mueller; Edward Diehl; Florian Gahbauer; Peter Meyer; Simon P. Swordy
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Ring imaging detector for cosmic-ray observations
Author(s): Don Ellithorpe; Edward Diehl; Dietrich Mueller; Simon P. Swordy
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Energetic trans-iron composition explorer (ENTICE): a mission concept
Author(s): W. Robert Binns; Paul L. Hink; Martin H. Israel; T. L. Garrard; Richard A. Leske; Richard A. Mewaldt; Steven M. Schindler; Louis M. Barbier; Eric R. Christian; John W. Mitchell; Jonathan F. Ormes; Robert E. Streitmatter; Mark E. Wiedenbeck; C. J. Waddington
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Maximum-energy Auger (AIR)-shower satellite (MASS/AIRWATCH)
Author(s): Yoshiyuki Takahashi; Russell A. Chipman; John O. Dimmock; Lloyd W. Hillman; David J. Lamb; Thomas M. Leslie; Jeffrey J. Weimer; Mark J. Christl; Gerald J. Fishman; Thomas A. Parnell; Louis M. Barbier; Kevin R. Boyce; Eric R. Christian; John F. Krizmanic; John W. Mitchell; Jonathan F. Ormes; Floyd W. Stecker; Donald E. Stilwell; Robert E. Streitmatter; Eugene C. Loh; Pierre Sokolski; Paul Sommers; Michael L. Cherry; John Linsley; Livio Scarsi
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High-energy Antimatter Telescope (HEAT): basic design and performance
Author(s): Stephane Coutu; S. W. Barwick; A. Bhattacharyya; James J. Beatty; C. R. Bower; C. Chaput; G. De Nolfo; Don Ellithorpe; D. Ficenec; J. Knapp; D. M. Lowder; Steven Matthew McKee; Dietrich Mueller; J. A. Musser; S. L. Nutter; E. Schneider; Simon P. Swordy; K. K. Tang; Gregory Tarle; Andrew D. Tomasch; E. Torbet
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Advanced Thin Ionization Calorimeter (ATIC) balloon experiment: instrumentation
Author(s): T. Gregory Guzik; James H. Adams; G. L. Bashindzhagyan; Oleksy V. Dudnik; Steven B. Ellison; Ali R. Fazely; L. Garcia; Naum L. Grigorov; Susan E. Inderhees; Joachim Isbert; H. C. Jung; L. Khein; Sun-Kee Kim; Richard A. Kroeger; R. Lockwood; Frank B. McDonald; Mikhail I. Panasyuk; Choong-Soo Park; B. Price; Wolfgang K. H. Schmidt; Cynthia Dion-Schwartz; Vitalij G. Senchishin; Eun-Suk Seo; John P. Wefel; J. Z. Wang; Viktor I. Zatsepin; Sonny Y. Zinn
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Advanced Thin Ionization Calorimeter (ATIC) balloon experiment: expected performance
Author(s): Eun-Suk Seo; James H. Adams; G. L. Bashindzhagyan; Oleksy V. Dudnik; Ali R. Fazely; L. Garcia; Naum L. Grigorov; T. Gregory Guzik; Susan E. Inderhees; Joachim Isbert; H. C. Jung; L. Khein; Sun-Kee Kim; Richard A. Kroeger; Frank B. McDonald; Mikhail I. Panasyuk; Choong-Soo Park; Wolfgang K. H. Schmidt; Cynthia Dion-Schwartz; Vitalij G. Senchishin; J. Z. Wang; John P. Wefel; Viktor I. Zatsepin; Sonny Y. Zinn
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Balloon-borne electron telescope with scintillating fibers
Author(s): Shoji Torii; J. Nishimura; Katsuaki Kasahara; Nobuhito Tateyama; Tadahisa Tamura; Kenji Yoshida; Takamasa Yamagami; Shigeo Ohta; Mitiyoshi Namiki; Tadashi Kobayashi; Hiroyuki Murakami; Toshinori Yuda
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The scintillating optical fiber calorimeter (SOFCAL) instrument
Author(s): Mark J. Christl; W. F. Fountain; Thomas A. Parnell; F. Ellen Roberts; C. M. Benson; Fred A. Berry; J. C. Gregory; Yoshiyuki Takahashi
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Development of a gamma-ray scintillating fiber telescope for energetic radiation (SIFTER) with simultaneous tracking and calorimetry
Author(s): Geoffrey N. Pendleton; Gerald J. Fishman; Thomas A. Parnell; Mark J. Christl; F. Ellen Roberts; Robert B. Wilson; W. Robert Binns; Paul L. Hink; Martin H. Israel; Thomas Koshut
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Two-dimensional position-sensitive silicon detectors for the ACE Solar Isotope Spectrometer
Author(s): Mark E. Wiedenbeck; Eric R. Christian; Walter R. Cook; Alan C. Cummings; Brian L. Dougherty; Richard A. Leske; Richard A. Mewaldt; Edward C. Stone; Tycho T. von Rosenvinge
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Characterization of large-area silicon ionization detectors for the ACE mission
Author(s): Brian L. Dougherty; Eric R. Christian; Alan C. Cummings; Richard A. Leske; Richard A. Mewaldt; Barrett D. Milliken; Tycho T. von Rosenvinge; Mark E. Wiedenbeck
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ACE-CRIS Scintillating Optical Fiber Trajectory (SOFT) detector: a calibration at the NSCL
Author(s): Paul L. Hink; W. Robert Binns; Joseph Klarmann; M. A. Olevitch
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International Gamma-Ray Astrophysics Laboratory (INTEGRAL): a future ESA mission for gamma-ray astronomy
Author(s): Neil A. Gehrels; Christoph Winkler
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Spectrometer SPI of the INTEGRAL mission
Author(s): Giselher G. Lichti; Volker Schoenfelder; Roland Diehl; Robert Georgii; Thomas Kirchner; Gilbert Vedrenne; Pierre Mandrou; Peter von Ballmoos; Pierre Jean; Francis Albernhe; Philippe Durouchoux; Bertrand Cordier; Nene Diallo; Filomeno Sanchez; Pierre Leleux; Patricia A. Caraveo; Bonnard J. Teegarden; James L. Matteson; Robert P. Lin; Gerald K. Skinner; Paul Connell
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Optimization of the veto shield for the INTEGRAL spectrometer SPI with Monte Carlo simulations
Author(s): Robert Georgii; Giselher G. Lichti; Thomas Kirchner; Volker Schoenfelder; Peter von Ballmoos; Pierre Jean; Pierre Mandrou; Juan E. Naya; Gilbert Vedrenne; Bertrand Cordier; Nene Diallo
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Imager onboard INTEGRAL
Author(s): Pietro Ubertini; Guido Di Cocco; Francois Lebrun; L. Bassani; Angela Bazzano; Antony J. Bird; Kjell Broenstad; Ezio Caroli; M. Denis; Andrea Goldwurm; Claudio Labanti; Phillipe Laurent; Giuseppe Malaguti; I. F. Mirabel; Lorenzo Natalucci; M. E. Quadrini; Brian D. Ramsey; Victor Reglero; L. Sabau; Bruno Sacco; Ruediger Staubert; Laurent G. Vigroux; Martin C. Weisskopf; A. Zdziarski; Alex Zehnder
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ISGRI: a CdTe array imager for INTEGRAL
Author(s): Francois Lebrun; Claire Blondel; Irene Fondeur; Andrea Goldwurm; Phillipe Laurent; Jean Pierre Leray
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PICsIT: the high-energy detection plane of the IBIS instrument onboard INTEGRAL
Author(s): Claudio Labanti; Guido Di Cocco; Giuseppe Malaguti; Alessandro Mauri; Elio Rossi; Filomena Schiavone; Alessandro Traci
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Use of Compton kinematics on the IBIS telescope
Author(s): Guido Di Cocco; Giuseppe Malaguti; Ezio Caroli; Gianclaudio Ferro; D. Grassi; Claudio Labanti; A. Mauri; Elio Rossi; Filomena Schiavone; Aldo Spizzichino; Alessandro Traci
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Design and optimization of the passive shielding system for the IBIS telescope on board INTEGRAL
Author(s): Lorenzo Natalucci; Ezio Caroli
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Joint European x-ray monitor (JEM-X): x-ray monitor for ESA's INTEGRAL mission
Author(s): Herbert W. Schnopper; Carl Budtz-Joergensen; Niels J. Westergaard; Allan Hornstrup; Veikko J. Kamarainen; J. Huovelin; Osmi R. Vilhu; Enrico Costa; Luigi Piro; Filippo Frontera; Giuseppe Manzo; Salvatore Giarrusso; A. J. Castro-Tirado; Victor Reglero; R. Svensson; A. C. Fabian; A. Zdziarski; M. Morawski; Keith Jahoda; Rashid Sunyaev; M. P. Pavlinsky
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Preliminary background prediction for the INTEGRAL x-ray monitor JEM-X
Author(s): Marco Feroci; Enrico Costa; Carl Budtz-Joergensen; Herbert W. Schnopper; Niels J. Westergaard; Massimo Rapisarda
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In-flight calibration system for the INTEGRAL x-ray monitor JEM-X
Author(s): Enrico Costa; Marco Feroci; Lidia Barbanera; Massimo Frutti; Alda Rubini; Carl Budtz-Joergensen; Herbert W. Schnopper
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INTEGRAL Science Data Center
Author(s): Pierre Dubath; Roland Walter; Thierry Courvoisier
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Astro-E hard x-ray detector
Author(s): Tuneyoshi Kamae; Hajime Ezawa; Yasushi Fukazawa; Masaharu Hirayama; Eriko Idesawa; Naoko Iyomoto; Hidehiro Kaneda; Ginga Kawaguti; Motohide Kokubun; Hidetoshi Kubo; Aya Kubota; Kyoko Matsushita; Keiichi Matsuzaki; Kazuo Makishima; Tsunefumi Mizuno; Kazuhiro Nakazawa; Satoko Osone; H. Obayashi; Yoshitaka Saito; Takayuki Tamura; Masaaki Tanaka; Makoto Tashiro; Jun Kataoka; Toshio Murakami; Naomi Ota; Hideki Ozawa; Mutsumi Sugizaki; Kyoko Takizawa; Tadayuki Takahashi; Kazutaka Yamaoka; Atsumasa Yoshida; Hirokazu Ikeda; Kiwamu Tsukada; Masaharu Nomachi
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Simulation and response of the MART-LIME x-ray detector
Author(s): Pietro Ubertini; Angela Bazzano; M. T. Brunetti; Massimo Cocchi; G. Gianni; Lorenzo Natalucci; F. Ortuno-Prados; Christopher J. Hall; Robert A. Lewis
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Liquid xenon gamma-ray imaging telescope (LXeGRIT) for medium energy astrophysics
Author(s): Elena Aprile; Valeri Egorov; Fang Xu; Edward L. Chupp; Philip P. Dunphy; Tadayoshi Doke; Jun Kikuchi; Gerald J. Fishman; Geoffrey N. Pendleton; Kimiaki Masuda; Toshisuke Kashiwagi
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Balloon-borne coded aperture telescope for arc-minute angular resolution at hard x-ray energies
Author(s): Mark L. McConnell; Valerie Boykin; Richard Marc Kippen; Kipp Larson; John R. Macri; Michelle Mayer; James M. Ryan; Peter Parker Altice; Michael L. Cherry; Steven B. Ellison; B. Price; T. Gregory Guzik; R. Lockwood; M. B. Barakat; K. Johnston; N. Zotov; M. Elaasar
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Study of high-pressure xenon gas scintillation drift chambers with wave-shifting fiber and CsI photocathode readouts
Author(s): Jeff Wilkerson; Timothy K. Edberg; Jason Hamm; Bernard Sadoulet; Paul Shestople; Garth Smith
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Crystal diffraction telescopes for nuclear astrophysics
Author(s): Peter von Ballmoos; Antje Kohnle; Juan E. Naya; Jean-Francois Olive; Gilbert Vedrenne; Robert K. Smither; Mohamed Faiz; Patricia B. Fernandez; Timothy Graber
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COMPTEL gamma-ray line analysis techniques
Author(s): Juergen Knoedlseder; Peter von Ballmoos; Roland Diehl; U. Oberlack; Volker Schoenfelder; H. Bloemen; W. Hermsen; James M. Ryan; Kevin Bennett
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Crystal diffraction lens telescope for focusing nuclear gamma rays
Author(s): Robert K. Smither; Patricia B. Fernandez; Timothy Graber; Peter von Ballmoos; Juan E. Naya; Francis Albernhe; Gilbert Vedrenne; Mohamed Faiz
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High-performance multilayer structures for grazing incidence hard x-ray optics
Author(s): Eleonora M. Witteles; R. D. Nelson; H. Dasarathy; Brian D. Ramsey
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Bismuth Germanate (BGO) array for spectroscopy of gamma pulse
Author(s): Fletcher J. Goldin; Edward J. McCrea; Richard E. Stewart
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Impacts of the shield thickness on the induced background
Author(s): Nene Diallo; Michel Collin; Olivier Bersillon; Bertrand Cordier; Pascal Morel; Jean Louis Flament
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Charge-coupled devices with fast timing for astrophysics and space physics research
Author(s): Michael L. Cherry; Peter Parker Altice; Steven B. Ellison; T. Gregory Guzik; John R. Macri; Mark L. McConnell; G. Y. McLean; James M. Ryan; Paul P. Suni
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Avalanche photodiodes for anticoincidence detectors
Author(s): Leonard J. Cirignano; Richard Farrell; Robert H. Redus; Michael R. Squillante; Stanley D. Hunter; Rajani Cuddapah; Reshmi Mukherjee
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Characteristics of capillary gas proportional counter
Author(s): Hirohisa Sakurai; Makiko Tsukahara; S. Saito; Y. Takamura; H. Sugeno; Motosaku Noma; Tsutomu Tamura
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High-pressure xenon gamma-ray large-volume spectrometer
Author(s): Sergey E. Ulin; K. F. Vlasik; V. M. Grachev; Valery V. Dmitrenko; O. N. Kondakova; Z. M. Uteshev
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Novel Cherenkov-fiber optic detector for the study of cosmic-ray nuclei including Zn to Zr
Author(s): James Joseph Connell
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High-rate telemetry as a novel approach to opening new vistas of high-energy space astrophysics
Author(s): David Grabelsky; Steven M. Matz; William R. Purcell; Melville P. Ulmer; John P. Finley; Robert B. Wilson; Geoffrey N. Pendleton; James M. Cordes
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Improved gamma-ray burst detector using a Compton telescope technique
Author(s): William S. Paciesas; Geoffrey N. Pendleton; Michael S. Briggs; John M. Horack; Charles A. Meegan; Ann M. Parsons; Mark H. Finger
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ZnxCd1-xTe room temperature x-ray detector development
Author(s): Eleonora M. Witteles; R. D. Nelson; H. Dasarathy
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Radiation effects in CdZnTe gamma-ray detectors produced by 199-MeV protons
Author(s): Larry S. Varnell; William A. Mahoney; Ethan L. Hull; Jack F. Butler; Ahsan Wong
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CdZnTe background measurements at balloon altitudes
Author(s): Ann M. Parsons; Scott D. Barthelmy; Lyle M. Bartlett; F. B. Birsa; Neil A. Gehrels; Juan E. Naya; James L. Odom; S. Singh; Carl Michael Stahle; Jack Tueller; Bonnard J. Teegarden
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Effects of proton-induced radiation damage on cadmium zinc telluride pixel detectors
Author(s): Ahsan Wong; Fiona A. Harrison; Larry S. Varnell
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Modeling and suppression of neutron background in gamma-ray detectors
Author(s): Jaesub Hong; Charles J. Hailey
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Performance of advanced Ge-spectrometer for nuclear astrophysics
Author(s): Pierre Jean; Peter von Ballmoos; Gilbert Vedrenne; B. J. Teegarden; Juan E. Naya
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Gamma-ray background lines in balloon- and satellite-borne Ge spectrometers
Author(s): Juan E. Naya; Pierre Jean; Neil A. Gehrels; Said A. Slassi-Sennou; Bonnard J. Teegarden; Jack Tueller; Gilbert Vedrenne; Peter von Ballmoos
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Laboratory tests and simulations of pulse shape discrimination (PSD) technique for background reduction in germanium gamma-ray detectors
Author(s): Said A. Slassi-Sennou; Steven E. Boggs; Bryon Philhour; Robert W. Campbell; Paul T. Feffer; Robert P. Lin; Steven McBride; Henry J. Primbsch; Chris P. Cork; Fred S. Goulding; Paul N. Luke; Norman W. Madden; Don F. Malone; Richard H. Pehl
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Compact gamma-ray detection system for space applications based on photodiodes and CsI(TI) scintillation crystals
Author(s): Roland Graue; Timo Stuffler; Thomas Goebel
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CdZnTe strip detectors for astrophysical arc second imaging and spectroscopy: detector performance and radiation effects
Author(s): Lyle M. Bartlett; Carl Michael Stahle; David M. Palmer; Louis M. Barbier; Scott D. Barthelmy; F. B. Birsa; Neil A. Gehrels; John F. Krizmanic; Peter Kurczynski; James L. Odom; Ann M. Parsons; Carol Sappington; Peter K. Shu; Bonnard J. Teegarden; Jack Tueller
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