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Discriminating Multiple Transient Point-Like Sources
Author(s): D. B. Cline; T. A. Foshe; E. J. Fenyves; R. C. Chaney; S. N. Balog; D. J. Suson
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Paper Abstract

The distinguishing of point-like man made gamma ray sources from point like astrophysical or cosmological sources can be achieved by analyzing the line structure of the gamma ray spectrum in the 0.5 - 10 MeV energy range. A special computer program has been developed for this analysis and tested in Monte Carlo simulations. An application of this method has been made for burster manifestations of superconducting cosmic strings using the High Resolution Gamma Ray Telescope developed by the UTD/UCLA collaboration.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 June 1989
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1059, Space Sensing, Communications, and Networking, (2 June 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.951712
Show Author Affiliations
D. B. Cline, University of California (United States)
T. A. Foshe, University of California (United States)
E. J. Fenyves, University of Texas at Dallas (United States)
R. C. Chaney, University of Texas at Dallas (United States)
S. N. Balog, University of Texas at Dallas (United States)
D. J. Suson, University of Texas at Dallas (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1059:
Space Sensing, Communications, and Networking
Monte Ross; Richard J. Temkin, Editor(s)

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