Spectral analysis of GRB with the gamma-ray burst monitor on-board BeppoSAX

L. Amati, F. Frontera, E. Costa, M. Feroci, M.N. Cinti, P. Collina, D. Dal Fiume, C. Guidorzi, L. Nicastro, M. Orlandini, E. Palazzi, B. Preger, M. Rapisarda, G. Zavattini

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Abstract

Despite the difficulties due to the location of the experiment at the center of the scientific payload, efforts have been made to determine BeppoSAX Gamma-Ray Burst Monitor detectors response functions by means of extensive on-ground calibrations, Monte Carlo simulations and in-flight testing. Satisfactory results have been obtained particularly for the two detectors co-aligned with the two Wide Field Cameras (WFC, 1.5 - 26 keV) on-board the same satellite, allowing nearly unprecedented broad band (1.5 - 700 keV) spectral analysis of events detected by both experiments.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)403 - 404
Number of pages2
JournalAstronomy and Astrophysics Supplement Series
Volume138
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes

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Amati, L., Frontera, F., Costa, E., Feroci, M., Cinti, M. N., Collina, P., ... Zavattini, G. (1999). Spectral analysis of GRB with the gamma-ray burst monitor on-board BeppoSAX. Astronomy and Astrophysics Supplement Series, 138(3), 403 - 404. https://doi.org/10.1051/aas:1999285