Calibration of RADMON radiation monitor onboard Aalto-1 CubeSat

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Calibration of RADMON radiation monitor onboard Aalto-1 CubeSat. / Oleynik, Philipp; Vainio, Rami; Punkkinen, Arttu; Dudnik, Oleksiy; Gieseler, Jan; Hedman, Hannu Pekka; Hietala, Heli; Hæggström, Edward; Niemelä, Petri; Peltonen, Juhani; Praks, Jaan; Punkkinen, Risto; Säntti, Tero; Valtonen, Eino.

In: Advances in Space Research, 02.12.2019.

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Oleynik, P, Vainio, R, Punkkinen, A, Dudnik, O, Gieseler, J, Hedman, HP, Hietala, H, Hæggström, E, Niemelä, P, Peltonen, J, Praks, J, Punkkinen, R, Säntti, T & Valtonen, E 2019, 'Calibration of RADMON radiation monitor onboard Aalto-1 CubeSat', Advances in Space Research. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2019.11.020

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Oleynik, P., Vainio, R., Punkkinen, A., Dudnik, O., Gieseler, J., Hedman, H. P., ... Valtonen, E. (2019). Calibration of RADMON radiation monitor onboard Aalto-1 CubeSat. Advances in Space Research. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2019.11.020

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Oleynik P, Vainio R, Punkkinen A, Dudnik O, Gieseler J, Hedman HP et al. Calibration of RADMON radiation monitor onboard Aalto-1 CubeSat. Advances in Space Research. 2019 Dec 2. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asr.2019.11.020

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Oleynik, Philipp ; Vainio, Rami ; Punkkinen, Arttu ; Dudnik, Oleksiy ; Gieseler, Jan ; Hedman, Hannu Pekka ; Hietala, Heli ; Hæggström, Edward ; Niemelä, Petri ; Peltonen, Juhani ; Praks, Jaan ; Punkkinen, Risto ; Säntti, Tero ; Valtonen, Eino. / Calibration of RADMON radiation monitor onboard Aalto-1 CubeSat. In: Advances in Space Research. 2019.

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abstract = "RADMON is a small radiation monitor designed and assembled by students of University of Turku and University of Helsinki. It is flown on-board Aalto-1, a 3-unit CubeSat in low Earth orbit at about 500 km altitude. The detector unit of the instrument consists of two detectors, a Si solid-state detector and a CsI(Tl) scintillator, and utilizes the ΔE-E technique to determine the total energy and species of each particle hitting the detector. We present the results of the on-ground and in-flight calibration campaigns of the instrument, as well as the characterization of its response through extensive simulations within the Geant4 framework. The overall energy calibration margin achieved is about 5{\%}. The full instrument response to protons and electrons is presented and the issue of proton contamination of the electron channels is quantified and discussed.",
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AU - Punkkinen, Arttu

AU - Dudnik, Oleksiy

AU - Gieseler, Jan

AU - Hedman, Hannu Pekka

AU - Hietala, Heli

AU - Hæggström, Edward

AU - Niemelä, Petri

AU - Peltonen, Juhani

AU - Praks, Jaan

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