Parameter studies using an IDL model of the FORTE trigger box

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The author presents the results of parameter studies designed to estimate the optimum settings for the trigger circuit which will be used by the fast on-orbit recording of transient events (FORTE) satellite. Real broadband data recorded by the Los Alamos Blackbeard experiment was processed by a computer model that simulated the action of the FORTE trigger. The probability of detection and false-event rate was determined for a variety of trigger-parameter settings, and the results are presented in the report. The result of the study is a well-defined set of parameters chosen to give the best possible triggering performance.

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Murphy, T. June 1, 1996.

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The author presents the results of parameter studies designed to estimate the optimum settings for the trigger circuit which will be used by the fast on-orbit recording of transient events (FORTE) satellite. Real broadband data recorded by the Los Alamos Blackbeard experiment was processed by a computer model that simulated the action of the FORTE trigger. The probability of detection and false-event rate was determined for a variety of trigger-parameter settings, and the results are presented in the report. The result of the study is a well-defined set of parameters chosen to give the best possible triggering performance.

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12 p.

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  • Other Information: PBD: Jun 1996

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  • Other: DE96011664
  • Report No.: LA--13081-MS
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • DOI: 10.2172/251399 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 251399
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc664595

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Murphy, T. Parameter studies using an IDL model of the FORTE trigger box, report, June 1, 1996; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc664595/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.