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TRACER Experiment

Direct measurement of cosmic-ray particles with the balloon experiment TRACER.

TRACER is a transition radiation detector, developed at the University of Chicago to measure individual element spectra of heavy cosmic-ray nuclei (oxygen to iron) in the energy range from 10 GeV to 100 TeV.

More information:
TRACER Homepage
Flight Ft. Sumner 1999
Flight Antarctica 2003/04
Calibration at Fermilab
Thermal Analysis

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