IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Heavy Ion and Proton Irradiation of Gas Electron Multipliers With Liquid Crystal Polymer Insulator: Evaluation Tests for Use in Space

Author(s): T. Iwahashi ; T. Tamagawa ; A. Hayato ; S. Nakamura ; S. Konami ; F. Asami ; N. Yasuda ; H. Kitamura ; H. Sakurai ; F. Tokanai ; H. Miyasaka ; K. Makishima
Sponsor(s): IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 October 2011
Volume: 58
Page Count: 6
Page(s): 2,401 - 2,406
ISSN (Paper): 0018-9499
ISSN (Online): 1558-1578
DOI: 10.1109/TNS.2011.2162001
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Gas electron multipliers with a liquid crystal polymer insulator (LCP-GEMs) can be employed as X-ray polarimeters in several satellite missions in low-earth orbit. To evaluate their resistance to... View More

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