Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Science with the New Generation of High Energy Gamma-ray Experiments: Cividale Del Friuli, Italy, 30 May-1 June 2005

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World Scientific, 2006 - Astronomy - 216 pages
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The contributions in this volume provide a snapshot of the latest research and future plans for space-borne and ground-based experiments dedicated to the observation of the gamma-ray sky. The articles are authored by both seasoned veterans of the first dedicated gamma-ray missions, and young scientists entering the fascinating field of gamma-ray astrophysics. With the advent of gamma-ray instrumentation on spacecraft and large and sensitive ground-based detectors, new and unexpected phenomena have been discovered, such as gamma-ray bursts and gamma-ray emission from blazars. The immense vitality of the field in the current OC post-EGRET eraOCO is witnessed by the numerous ongoing and forthcoming gamma-ray experiments documented here, complementary to various cosmic-ray, neutrino, astroparticle and X-ray projects. Sample Chapter(s). Chapter 1: First Results from the Magic Experiment (906 KB). Contents: Detectors for High-Energy Gamma-Rays: Functional Tests and Performance Characterization During the Assembly Phase of the Modules of the AGILE Silicon Tracker (M Basset et al.); Gamma Air Watch (GAW) OCo An Imaging Atmospheric Cherenkov Telescope Large with Large Field of View (T Mineo et al.); Topics in Fundamental Physics: Frontiers of High Energy Cosmic Rays (M Pimenta); Dark Matter at -Rays (L Pieri); Populations of Subhalos in Cold Dark Matter Halos (E Bisesi); Multiwavelength Observations: WEBT Multifrequency Support to Space Observations (C M Raiteri & M Villata); REM OCo The Remote Observatory for GRB et al. (E Molinari); INTEGRAL Three Years Later (L Foschini et al.); Poster Session: Gamma-Ray Burst Physics with GLAST (N Omodei); Observations of Blazars and EGRET Sources with INTEGRAL (V Vitale et al.); PulsarSpectrum: Simulating Gamma-Ray Pulsars for the GLAST Mission (M Razzano et al.); and other papers. Readership: Academics and graduates."
 

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Contents

CANGAROO
21
Recent Results Obtained by the SWIFT Mission
37
Status of GLAST the Gammaray LargeArea Space Telescope
57
Gamma Air Watch GAW An Imaging Atmospheric Cherenkov
75
Measurement of Cosmological Parameters
93
Supersymmetry Breaking Extra Dimensions and Neutralino
109
Populations of Subhalos in Cold Dark Matter Halos
125
REM The Remote Observatory for GRB et al
145
INTEGRAL Three Years Later
163
Software TimeCalibration of the ARGOYBJ Detector
183
Observations of Blazars and EGRET Sources with INTEGRAL
197
Index of Authors
215
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