SLAC Group K

Particle Astrophysics

Last updated December 5, 1996

Group K is a particle astrophysics group at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).The research activities of the group lie in the area of X-ray and gamma-ray astrophysics. Current projects involve collaboration on the Unconventional Stellar Aspect (USA) satellite experiment, analysis of the archival x-ray data from HEAO A-1 and BATSE data on gamma-ray bursts. For the longer term, there is an effort on a Gamma-ray Large Area Silicon Telescope (GLAST) that could lead to a follow-on space mission to the Energetic Gamma-ray Experiment Telescope ( EGRET).

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Group Leader:

Elliott Bloom

Research Physicists:

William Atwood
Gary Godfrey

Visiting Professor:

Lynn Cominsky

Administrative Associate:

Linda Lee Evans


John Broeder

Graduate Students:

Han Wen
Andrew Lee
Ganya Shabad
Daniel Engovatov
Chad Jennings

Research Activities

Analysis of the XTE data
Analysis of the archival HEAO A-1 data.
Analysis of the BATSE gamma-ray bursts data

Group K Weekly Meeting

IDL Group K User's Library

Links to Various Astrophysics Sites


Address: SLAC MS 98, Stanford, CA 94309
Phone: (415) 926 2916 (Linda Lee Evans)
Fax: (415) 926 4335

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