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Introduction

GRETINA is a new type of \gamma-ray detector to study the structure and properties of atomic nuclei. It is built from large crystals of hyper-pure germanium and will be one of the first detectors to use the recently developed concept of \gamma-ray energy tracking. GRETINA will eventually consists of 21 highly segmented coaxial germanium crystals. Each crystal is segmented into 36 electrically isolated elements and four crystals are combined in a single cryostat to form a quad-crystal module. There are currently 7 modules in total. The modules are designed to fit a close-packed spherical geometry that will cover one quarter of a sphere. GRETINA is the first stage of the full Gamma-Ray Energy Tracking Array (GRETA).




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