Development of data acquisition system for calet on the ISS

Tadahisa Tamura, Shoji Torii, Yuki Shimizu, Kin'ya Hibino, Shoji Okuno, Kenji Yoshida, Hisashi Kitamura, Yukio Uchihori, Hiroyuki Murakami

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    We have proposed a plan of CALET (CALorimetric Electron Telescope) to Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) to make observations of high energy cosmic rays, electrons, gamma-rays, and nuclei, on the International Space Station (ISS). It has been approved as one of phase-A projects starting in FY2007. The calorimeter (CAL) which is a main instrument of CALET consists of an imaging calorimeter (IMC) and a total absorption calorimeter (TASC). The CAL also has a silicon array (SIA) over the IMC and an anticoincidence detector (ADC) which covers the whole of detector. We will have a preliminary report of the data acquisition system of CALET on the ISS in order to carry out simultaneous observations of electrons, gamma-rays, and nuclein various energy regions.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of the 30th International Cosmic Ray Conference, ICRC 2007
    PublisherUniversidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
    Number of pages4
    EditionOG PART 1
    Publication statusPublished - 2007
    Event30th International Cosmic Ray Conference, ICRC 2007 - Merida, Yucatan
    Duration: 2007 Jul 32007 Jul 11


    Other30th International Cosmic Ray Conference, ICRC 2007
    CityMerida, Yucatan

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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