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Comment: 6 pages, 3 figures, contribution for "Third Workshop on Science with the New Generation of High Energy Gamma-ray Experiments", May 2005, Cividale del Friuli (UD), Italy
Comment: Proceeding of MPGD2009 Conference, June 12-15, 2009 Kolympari, Crete, Greece; 10 pages, 6 figures and 1 table
Comment: 6 pages, 7 pdf figures, Proceedindg of the Workshop: "XEUS - studying the evolution of the hot universe" held in Garching, March 11-13, 2002, eds. G. Hasinger, Th. Boller and A. Parmar, MPE report
The benefits of Astrophysical X-ray polarization measurements have been discussed in the literature for decades and with respect to a variety of detectors. Despite this, a dedicated polarimeter for the measurement of Astrophysical sources has not flown since the 1970's, when the definitive measurement of the Crab Nebula was made. More recently, an indirect measurement of the polarization of two gamma-ray bursts has been extracted from BATSE data, re-emphasizing the importance of polarization measurements in constraining a physical model. We describe a sensitive and, and extremely versatile, photoelectric polarimeter using a micro-pattern gas detector, with an 80micron pixel ASIC anode, to image the primary photoelectron track. The detector can be optimized to a preferred energy range between 1 keV and 50 keV. We present measurements of...
Comment: 16 pages, 20 figures, accepted for publication in Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A
Comment: 10 pages, 10 figures, Presented to the Sixth International "Hiroshima" Symposium on the Development and Application of Semiconductor Tracking Detectors (to be published on NIMA)
Comment: 11 pages, 14 figures, presented at the Xth Vienna Conference on Instrumentation (Vienna, February 16-21 2004). For a higher resolution paper contact gloria.spandre@pi.infn.it
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