During the first year of Compton GRO operations, more than 20 cosmic gamma‐ray burst‐detected by the BATSE instrument ‐ occurred inside the 1 sr field of view of the imaging gamma‐ray telescope COMPTEL. Using COMPTEL’s primary mode of operation (the telescope mode) direct images (with ∼1° GRB location accuracy) and event spectra (0.7 MeV – 30 MeV) with spectral resolution better than 10% FWHM have been obtained. In its secondary mode of burst operations, COMPTEL has recorded time resolved spectra (0.1 MeV – 10 MeV) from its large NaI detectors. This paper summarises the results on cosmic GRB sources obtained by COMPTEL during its first year of operation.
Space Science Center, Physics
AIP Conference Proceedings
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Gamma‐ray burst studies by COMPTEL during its first year of operation Winkler, C. and Bennett, K. and Hanlon, L. and Williams, O. R. and Collmar, W. and Diehl, R. and Schönfelder, V. and Steinle, H. and Varendorff, M. and den Herder, J. W. and Hermsen, W. and Kuiper, L. and Swaneburg, B. N. and de Vries, C. and Connors, A. and Forrest, D. and Kippen, M. and McConnell, M. and Ryan, J., AIP Conference Proceedings, 280, 845-849 (1993), DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.44232
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