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Calibration of the Egret High-Energy Gamma-Ray Telescope in the Range 20-10,000 MeV with a Tunable Beam of Quasi-Monoenergetic Gamma Rays at SLAC

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20 Author(s)
D. J. Thompson ; NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland 20771 ; D. L. Bertsch ; A. Favale ; C. E. Fichtel
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The EGRET telescope, one of the instruments to be carried on NASA's Gamma Ray Observatory, is designed to explore the high-energy portion (20 - 24,000 MeV) of the electromagnetic spectrum. A calibration source of ??-rays over this wide energy range has been used at SLAC, together with an appropriate set of intensity-monitoring instruments, to conduct a calibration of the EGRET telescope over this energy range for the full telescope aperture. The calibration method and an overview of the results are described.

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IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science  (Volume:34 ,  Issue: 1 )