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Performances of the imaging proportional counter of the stellar x-ray polarimeter
Author(s): Enrico Costa; Giuseppe Di Persio; Marco Feroci; Luigi Piro; Bruno Martino; Alda Rubini; Paolo Soffitta; Enrico Massaro; G. C. Perola; Giuseppe Manzo; Philip E. Kaaret; Robert Novick; Andrea E. Santangelo
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Paper Abstract

The Stellar X-Ray Polarimeter employs the same Imaging Proportional Counters for both the Bragg and the scattering stage. We show the main characteristics of these detectors and their performances on the basis of tests on the Technical Constructive Model and on the Engineering Models.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 October 1992
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1743, EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy III, (8 October 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.130672
Show Author Affiliations
Enrico Costa, Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale/CNR (Italy)
Giuseppe Di Persio, Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale/CNR (Italy)
Marco Feroci, Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale/CNR (Italy)
Luigi Piro, Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale/CNR (Italy)
Bruno Martino, Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale/CNR (Italy)
Alda Rubini, Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale/CNR (Italy)
Paolo Soffitta, Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale/CNR (Italy)
Enrico Massaro, Univ. di Roma (Italy)
G. C. Perola, Univ. di Roma (Italy)
Giuseppe Manzo, Istituto di Fisica Cosmica ed Informatica (Italy)
Philip E. Kaaret, Columbia Univ. (United States)
Robert Novick, Columbia Univ. (United States)
Andrea E. Santangelo, Columbia Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1743:
EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy III
Oswald H. W. Siegmund, Editor(s)

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