X-ray applications in various fields - 2
- Alessandro Scordo (LNF)
Mr Kristian Piscicchia (LNF)
The VIP experiment aims to perform high precision tests of the Pauli Exclusion Principle (PEP) for electrons, and look for a possible small violation. The method consists in circulating a current in a copper strip, searching for the X radiation emission due to a prohibited transition (from the 2p level to the 1s level when this is already occupied by two electrons). The energy of the...
14. X-ray detector technologies for astrophysics on-board the enhanced X-ray Timing and Polarimetry (eXTP) mission
Yuri Evangelista (ROMA2)
High energy radiation from celestial objects is one of the most powerful diagnostic tools to access and understand the mechanisms underlying the most energetic and violent phenomena in our Universe. Spectral, timing and polarimetric radiation signatures in the X-ray energy range offer a direct access to plasma in environments hosting extreme conditions of gravity, density or magnetic...
Riccardo Campana (BO)
HERMES (High Energy Rapid Modular Ensemble of Satellites) is a mission concept to probe the emission of bright high-energy transients based on a constellation of nano-satellites in low Earth orbit, hosting fast, modular and broadband X and ?-ray detectors, composed of Silicon Drift Detectors coupled to scintillator crystals. HERMES main scientific objective is the prompt localisation of...