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ID: 10475.0, MPI für extraterrestrische Physik / High Energy Astrophysics at MPE
The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS)
Authors:Alcaraz, J.; Alpat, B.; Ambrosi, G.; Anderhub, H.; Ao, L.; Arefiev, A.; Azzarello, P.; Babucci, E.; Baldini, L.; Basile, M.; Barancourt, D.; Barao, F.; Barbier, G.; Barreira, G.; Battiston, R.; Becker, R.; Becker, U.; Bellagamba, L.; Bene, P.; Berdugo, J.; Berges, P.; Bertucci, B.; Biland, A.; Bizzaglia, S.; Blasko, S.; Boella, G.; Boschini, M.; Bourquin, M.; Brocco, L.; Bruni, G.; Buenerd, M.; Burger, J. D.; Burger, W. J.; Cai, X. D.; Camps, C.; Cannarsa, P.; Capell, M.; Casadei, D.; Casaus, J.; Castellini, G.; Cecchi, C.; Chang, Y. H.; Chen, H. F.; Chen, H. S.; Chen, Z. G.; Chernoplekov, N. A.; Chiueh, T. H.; Chuang, Y. L.; Cindolo, F.; Commichau, V.; Contin, A.; Crespo, P.; Cristinziani, M.; da Cunha, J. P.; Dai, T. S.; Deus, J. D.; Dinu, N.; Djambazov, L.; DAntone, I.; Dong, Z. R.; Emonet, P.; Engelberg, J.; Eppling, F. J.; Eronen, T.; Esposito, G.; Extermann, P.; Favier, J.; Fiandrini, E.; Fisher, P. H.; Fluegge, G.; Fouque, N.; Galaktionov, Y.; Gervasi, M.; Giusti, P.; Grandi, D.; Grimm, O.; Gu, W. Q.; Hangarter, K.; Hasan, A.; Hermel, V.; Hofer, H.; Huang, M. A.; Hungerford, W.; Ionica, M.; Ionica, R.; Jongmanns, M.; Karlamaa, K.; Karpinski, W.; Kenney, G.; Kenny, J.; Kim, W.; Klimentov, A.; Kossakowski, R.; Koutsenko, V.; Kraeber, M.; Laborie, G.; Laitinen, T.; Lamanna, G.; Laurenti, G.; Lebedev, A.; Lee, S. C.; Levi, G.; Levtchenko, P.; Liu, C. L.; Liu, H. T.; Lopes, I.; Lu, G.; Lu, Y. S.; Lübelsmeyer, K.; Luckey, D.; Lustermann, W.; Mana, C.; Margotti, A.; Mayet, F.; McNeil, R. R.; Meillon, B.; Menichelli, M.; Mihul, A.; Mourao, A.; Mujunen, A.; Palmonari, F.; Papi, A.; Park, I. H.; Pauluzzi, M.; Pauss, F.; Perrin, E.; Pesci, A.; Pevsner, A.; Pimenta, M.; Plyaskin, V.; Pojidaev, V.; Postolache, V.; Produit, N.; Rancoita, P. G.; Rapin, D.; Raupach, F.; Ren, D.; Ren, Z.; Ribordy, M.; Richeux, J. P.; Riihonen, E.; Ritakari, J.; Roeser, U.; Roissin, C.; Sagdeev, R.; Sartorelli, G.; von Dratzig, A. S.; Schwering, G.; Scolieri, G.; Seo, E. S.; Shoutko, V.; Shoumilov, E.; Siedling, R.; Son, D.; Song, T.; Steuer, M.; Sun, G. S.; Suter, H.; Tang, X. W.; Ting, S. C. C.; Ting, S. M.; Tornikoski, M.; Torsti, J.; Trümper, J.; Ulbricht, J.; Urpo, S.; Usoskin, I.; Valtonen, E.; Vandenhirtz, J.; Velcea, F.; Velikhov, E.; Verlaat, B.; Vetlitsky, I.; Vezzu, F.; Vialle, J. P.; Viertel, G.; Vite, D.; Von Gunten, H.; Wicki, S. W.; Wallraff, W.; Wang, B. C.; Wang, J. Z.; Wang, Y. H.; Wiik, K.; Williams, C.; Wu, S. X.; Xia, P. C.; Yan, J. L.; Yan, L. G.; Yang, C. G.; Yang, M.; Ye, S. W.; Yeh, P.; Xu, Z. Z.; Zhang, H. Y.; Zhang, Z. P.; Zhao, D. X.; Zhu, G. Y.; Zhu, W. Z.; Zhuang, H. L.; Zichichi, A.; Zimmermann, B.
Language:English
Date of Publication (YYYY-MM-DD):2002-02-01
Title of Journal:Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section A
Journal Abbrev.:Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. Sect. A
Volume:478
Issue / Number:1-2
Start Page:119
End Page:122
Review Status:Peer-review
Audience:Experts Only
Abstract / Description:The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) is a large acceptance (0.65 sr m(2)) detector designed to operate in the International Space Station (ISS) for three years. The purposes of the experiment are to search for cosmic antimatter and dark matter and to study the composition and energy spectrum of the primary cosmic rays. A "scated-down" version has been flown on the Space Shuttle Discovery for 10 days in June 1998. The complete AMS is programmed for installation on the ISS in October 2003 for an operational period of 3 yr. This contribution reports on the experimental configuration that will be installed on the ISS. (C) 2002 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.
External Publication Status:published
Document Type:Article
Communicated by:N. N.
Affiliations:MPI für extraterrestrische Physik
External Affiliations:Univ Bologna, Via Berti Pichat 6-2, I-40126 Bologna, Italy; Univ Bologna, I-40126 Bologna, Italy; INFI, Sez Bologna, I-40126 Bologna, Italy; CIEMAT, Ctr Invest Energet Medioambientales & Tecnol, E-28040 Madrid, Spain; Univ Perugia, I-06100 Perugia, Italy; Ist Nazl Fis Nucl, Sez Perugia, I-06100 Perugia, Italy; Univ Geneva, CH-1211 Geneva 4, Switzerland; ETH Zurich, CH-8093 Zurich, Switzerland; Chinese Acad Launching Vehivle Technol, CALT, Beijing 100076, Peoples R China; Inst Theoret & Expt Phys, Moscow 117259, Russia; MIT, Cambridge, MA 02139 USA; Inst Nucl Sci, F-38026 Grenoble, France; LIP, Lab Instrumentacao & Fis Expt Particulas, P-1000 Lisbon, Portugal; Inst Super Tecn, P-1096 Lisbon, Portugal; Ist Nazl Fis Nucl, Sez Milano, I-20133 Milan, Italy; Rhein Westfal TH Aachen, Inst Phys 3, D-52056 Aachen, Germany; CNR, IROE, I-50125 Florence, Italy; Natl Cent Univ, Chungli 32054, Taiwan; Chinese Univ Sci & Technol, USTC, Hefei 230029, Anhui, Peoples R China; Chinese Acad Sci, Inst High Energy Phys, Beijing 100039, Peoples R China; IV Kurchatov Atom Energy Inst, Moscow 123182, Russia; Acad Sinica, Taipei 11529, Taiwan; LIP, Lab Instrumentacao & Fis Expt Particulas, P-3000 Coimbra, Portugal; Chinese Acad Sci, IEE, Inst Elect Engn, Beijing 100080, Peoples R China; Helsinki Univ Technol, FIN-02540 Kylmala, Finland; Univ Turku, FIN-20014 Turku, Finland; Lab Annecy Le Vieux Phys Particules, LAPP, F-74941 Annecy Le Vieux, France; Rhein Westfal TH Aachen, Inst Phys 1, D-52056 Aachen, Germany; Kyungpook Natl Univ, Taegu 702701, South Korea; Chung Shan Inst Sci & Technol, Tao Yuan 325, Taiwan; Louisiana State Univ, Baton Rouge, LA 70803 USA; Polytech Univ Bucharest, Inst Microtechnol, R-76900 Bucharest, Romania; Univ Bucharest, HEPPG, R-76900 Bucharest, Romania; Johns Hopkins Univ, Baltimore, MD 21218 USA; Univ Maryland, College Pk, MD 20742 USA; Max Planck Inst Extraterr Phys, D-85740 Garching, Germany; Chinese Acad Sci, Ctr Space Sci & Applicat, Beijing 100080, Peoples R China; Russian Acad Sci, Inst Nucl Phys, St Petersburg, Russia
Identifiers:ISI:000174205100016
ISSN:0168-9002
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