gamma-ray telescope

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gamma-ray telescope

Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope

Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope

Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope

Major Atmospheric Gamma-ray Imaging Cherenkov telescopes

A statistical study of gamma-ray burst afterglows measured by the Swift Ultraviolet Optical Telescope

Hadronic models for Large Area Telescope prompt emission observed in Fermi gamma-ray bursts

GRAINE project: The first balloon-borne, emulsion gamma-ray telescope experiment

Searching for the most distant blazars with the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope

Prospects for detecting gamma-ray bursts at very high energies with the Cherenkov Telescope Array

Interpretation and implications of the non-detection of GeV spectrum excess by the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope in most gamma-ray bursts

A statistical comparison of the optical/UV and X-ray afterglows of gamma-ray bursts using the Swift Ultraviolet Optical and X-ray Telescopes

Six millisecond pulsars detected by the Fermi Large Area Telescope and the radio/gamma-ray connection of millisecond pulsars

Search for very high energy gamma-rays from the z = 0.896 quasar 4C +55.17 with the MAGIC telescopes

Do Fermi Large Area Telescope observations imply very large Lorentz factors in gamma-ray burst outflows?

Supernova remnants in the very–high–energy gamma-ray domain: the role of the Cherenkov telescope array

The host galaxies and explosion sites of long-duration gamma-ray bursts: Hubble Space Telescope near-infrared imaging

Search for very high-energy gamma-ray emission from the microquasar Cygnus X-1 with the MAGIC telescopes


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An instrument for recording gamma rays from celestial objects. Direct detection of gamma rays at low energies (100 keV to 10 MeV) makes use of coded masks or collimators coupled with solid-state or gas-filled detectors, such as NaI detectors or proportional counters. Between 20 MeV and 30 GeV, spark chambers and NaI detectors are used. At higher energies the gamma rays are detected indirectly, through the Cerenkov radiation emitted by secondary electrons produced after the gamma rays strike the atmosphere.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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