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BAT Operations

The BAT runs in two modes: burst mode, which produces burst positions; and survey mode, which produces hard X-ray survey data. In the survey mode the instrument collects count-rate data in five-minute time bins for 80 energy intervals. When a burst occurs it switches into a photon-by-photon mode with a round-robin buffer to save pre-burst information.


Eleonora Troja 2013-09-03