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Author Bandyopadhayay, K. ♦ Koul, D. K. ♦ Mishra, V. K. ♦ Koul, R. ♦ Suthar, R. L. ♦ Koul, M. K. ♦ Jayandranath, M. ♦ Bhat, C. L.
Source Indian Institute of Astrophysics
Content type Text
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Physics
Subject Keyword Galaxies ♦ Gamma-ray telescope ♦ Large light collector ♦ CFRP ♦ EGRET source
Description A low-threshold energy, high-sensitivity gamma-ray telescope, MACE (for Major Atmospheric Cerenkov Experiment) is proposed to be built in India for explorations of gamma-ray sky in 100's keV - 10's GeV photon energy range, hitherto inaccessible from ground. This paper outlines the scientific motivation for this major telescope system and focusses on its mechanical design aspects. Preliminary simulation results, obtained on the expected optical quality of the overall light collector, are also discussed.
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Institution Astronomical Society of India
Journal BASI
Volume Number 28
Issue Number 2
Size (in Bytes) 293.55 kB
Page Count 4
Starting Page 471
Ending Page 474