July 2019

After being in display at the National Museum POALR FMS has been in display for a while at Beijing science museum.

POLAR FMS at Beijing science museum

July 2019

According to the plan, the Tiangong-2 Space Laboratory has completed all the expansion tests and will opportunistic deorbit and reentry the atmosphere on Beijing time July 19, 2019. A small amount of residual load will fall into the scheduled safe waters of the south Pacific Ocean (160 to 90 degrees West, 30 to 45 degrees South). 


June 2019

We just received a letter from UN Office for Outer Space Affairs saying:

I am pleased to inform you and your team that, after a thorough review and comprehensive selection process, your proposal, titled “POLAR-2: Gamma-Ray Burst Polarimetry on the China Space Station”, in response to the first Announcement of Opportunity inviting space experiments on board the China Space Station (CSS) under the United Nations/China Cooperation on the Utilization of the CSS initiative, has been selected for implementation.

See this youtube video around minute 6


June 2019

In 2019 we have published several papers:

- a paper on the cosntruction of the detector

Auteurs
N Produit, TW Bao, T Batsch, T Bernasconi, I Britvich, F Cadoux, I Cernuda, JY Chai, YW Dong, N Gauvin, W Hajdas, M Kole, MN Kong, R Kramert, L Li, JT Liu, X Liu, R Marcinkowski, S Orsi, M Pohl, D Rapin, D Rybka, A Rutczynska, HL Shi, P Socha, JC Sun, LM Song, J Szabelski, I Traseira, HL Xiao, RJ Wang, X Wen, BB Wu, L Zhang, LY Zhang, SN Zhang, YJ Zhang, A Zwolinska
Date de publication
2018/1/1
Revue
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Volume
877
Pages
259-268
Éditeur
North-Holland

- Calibration papers

Auteurs
Zhengheng Li, Merlin Kole, Jianchao Sun, Liming Song, Nicolas Produit, Bobing Wu, Tianwei Bao, Tancredi Bernasconi, Franck Cadoux, Yongwei Dong, Minzi Feng, Neal Gauvin, Wojtek Hajdas, Hancheng Li, Lu Li, Xin Liu, Radoslaw Marcinkowski, Martin Pohl, Dominik K Rybka, Haoli Shi, Jacek Szabelski, Teresa Tymieniecka, Ruijie Wang, Yuanhao Wang, Xing Wen, Xin Wu, Shaolin Xiong, Anna Zwolinska, Li Zhang, Laiyu Zhang, Shuangnan Zhang, Yongjie Zhang, Yi Zhao
Date de publication
2018/8/21
Revue
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Volume
900
Pages
8-24
 
 
Auteurs
M Kole, ZH Li, N Produit, T Tymieniecka, J Zhang, A Zwolinska, TW Bao, T Bernasconi, F Cadoux, MZ Feng, N Gauvin, W Hajdas, SW Kong, HC Li, L Li, X Liu, R Marcinkowski, S Orsi, M Pohl, D Rybka, JC Sun, LM Song, J Szabelski, RJ Wang, YH Wang, X Wen, BB Wu, X Wu, HL Xiao, SL Xiong, L Zhang, LY Zhang, SN Zhang, XF Zhang, YJ Zhang, Y Zhao
Date de publication
2017/11/11
Revue
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Volume
872
Pages
28-40
Éditeur
North-Holland

Results:

Auteurs
Shuang-Nan Zhang, Merlin Kole, Tian-Wei Bao, Tadeusz Batsch, Tancredi Bernasconi, Franck Cadoux, Jun-Ying Chai, Zi-Gao Dai, Yong-Wei Dong, Neal Gauvin, Wojtek Hajdas, Mi-Xiang Lan, Han-Cheng Li, Lu Li, Zheng-Heng Li, Jiang-Tao Liu, Xin Liu, Radoslaw Marcinkowski, Nicolas Produit, Silvio Orsi, Martin Pohl, Dominik Rybka, Hao-Li Shi, Li-Ming Song, Jian-Chao Sun, Jacek Szabelski, Teresa Tymieniecka, Rui-Jie Wang, Yuan-Hao Wang, Xing Wen, Bo-Bing Wu, Xin Wu, Xue-Feng Wu, Hua-Lin Xiao, Shao-Lin Xiong, Lai-Yu Zhang, Li Zhang, Xiao-Feng Zhang, Yong-Jie Zhang, Anna Zwolinska
Date de publication
2019/1/14
Revue
Nature Astronomy

 

Auteurs
J Michael Burgess, M Kole, F Berlato, J Greiner, G Vianello, N Produit, ZH Li, JC Sun
Date de publication
2019/1/15
Revue
arXiv preprint arXiv:1901.04719
 
 

May 2017

 

The POLAR collaboration had a 3 days workshop to review the first results of POLAR and speak about the future.


September 2016

September 15 2016 at 14:04 UTC.

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March 2016

First declassified image of Tiangong2 (天:tian 宫:gong 二号:2nd), we can see POLAR bolted on top of the second Chinese space station. POLAR Flight Model has just passed all the combined qualification test with Tiangong 2. POLAR is now ready for a flight in September 2016.