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May 21 – 26, 2017
Beijing International Convention Center
Asia/Shanghai timezone

The Development and Performance of a 3D Imaging Calorimeter of DAMPE

May 25, 2017, 2:54 PM
Room 305A (Beijing International Convention Center)

Room 305A

Beijing International Convention Center

No.8 Beichen Dong Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing P. R. China 100101
oral Calorimeters R1-Calorimeters(5)


Yunlong Zhang (University of Science and Technology of China)


The Dark Matter Particle Explorer (DAMPE) satellite has been operating in space for more than one year, and considerable science data have already been obtained. The BGO Electromagnetic Calorimeter (BGO ECAL) of the DAMPE is a total absorption calorimeter that allows for a precise three-dimensional imaging of the shower shape. It provides a good energy resolution (<1%@200GeV) and high electron/hadron discrimination (>105). An Engineering qualified model was built and tested using the cosmic rays and high energy beams with energy ranging from 1 GeV to 250GeV. The status of BGO calorimeter in space will also be presented.

Primary author

Yunlong Zhang (University of Science and Technology of China)


Guangshun Huang (University of Science and Technology of China) Mr Hu Yiming (Purple Mountain Obversatory,Chinese Academy of Science) Dr Jianhua Guo (Purple Mountain Observatory, CAS, China) Prof. Shubin Liu (University of Science & Technology of China) Mr Yifeng Wei (USTC) Dr 常青 封 (University of Science and Technology of China) 志永 张 (中国科学技术大学)

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