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    IBIS onboard INTEGRAL,
    the International Gamma-Ray Astrophysics Laboratory


    INTEGRAL and IBIS in brief

    INTEGRAL, "INTErnational Gamma-Ray Astrophysics Laboratory", is the ESA's gamma astronomy satellite scheduled for launch in October 2002. It is dedicated to fine spectroscopy and imaging of hard X-ray and gamma-ray sources in the energy range from 15 keV to 10 MeV.

    IBIS, "Imager on Board INTEGRAL Satellite", is a coded mask telescope which will observe galactic and extragalactic sources.

    Details about the mission, the satellite and its instruments can be found in the INTEGRAL Web Site at ESA

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    The IBIS-INTEGRAL Team at IASF-Palermo

    Inside IBIS project, IASF-Palermo has been responsible of the Ground Support Equipment required during all the development phases of the instrument. Nowadays, IASF-Palermo is involved in the definition of the IBIS calibration plan and is responsible of the instrument operations.

    With different commitments and tasks, the following IASF-Palermo personnel is part of the IBIS-INTEGRAL group:

    * Giovanni La Rosa (Respons.)
    * Giacomo Fazio
    * Maurizio Gabriele
    * Santina Piraino
    * Bruno Sacco
    * Andrea Santangelo
    * Alberto Segreto

    Contact person at IASF-Palermo:

    • Giovanni.LaRosa at iasf-palermo.inaf.it

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    Last Modification: Wednesday, December 16 2009
    Edit by Giovanni La Rosa


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