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Single Photon Calorimeters: Quiz

Single Photon Calorimeters Quiz

  1. How do single photon calorimeters detect X-rays?

  2. What physical property of the detector material is responsible for the energy resolution of the system?

  3. Focal plane coverage by a calorimeter will be achieved by close-packing small, individual detectors.

  4. The development of single photon calorimeters has taken place primarily in what decade?


A service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC), Dr. Alan Smale (Director), within the Astrophysics Science Division (ASD) at NASA/GSFC

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