Tenma Instruments

Tenma carried the following scientific instruments: SPC (Scintillation Proportional Counters), XFC (X-ray Focusing Collector), TSM (Transient Source Monitor), RBM/GBD (Radiation Belt Monitor/Gamma-Ray Burst Detector).

The SPC is the main instruments, and its system consists of ten units of identical gas scintillation proportional counters (GSPCs) each with an effective area of 80cm2. See Tanaka et al. 1984, PASJ, 36, 641 for detail.

Last Modified: 13 August 2020