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In-flight performance and calibration of the Chandra high-resolution camera imager (HRC-I)
Author(s): Almus T. Kenter; John H. Chappell; Ralph Porter Kraft; Gary R. Meehan; Stephen S. Murray; Martin V. Zombeck; K. Tabetha Hole; Michael Juda; R. Hank Donnelly; Daniel Patnaude; Deron O. Pease; Charles R.A. Wilton; Ping Zhao; Gerald K. Austin; George W. Fraser; James F. Pearson; John Ernest Lees; Adam N. Brunton; Marco Barbera; Alfonso Collura; Salvatore Serio
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we present and compare flight results with the latest results of the ground calibration for the HRC-I detector. In particular we will compare ground and in flight data on detector background, effective area, quantum efficiency and point spread response function.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 July 2000
PDF: 26 pages
Proc. SPIE 4012, X-Ray Optics, Instruments, and Missions III, (18 July 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.391585
Show Author Affiliations
Almus T. Kenter, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)
John H. Chappell, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)
Ralph Porter Kraft, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)
Gary R. Meehan, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)
Stephen S. Murray, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)
Martin V. Zombeck, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)
K. Tabetha Hole, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)
Michael Juda, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)
R. Hank Donnelly, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)
Daniel Patnaude, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)
Deron O. Pease, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)
Charles R.A. Wilton, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)
Ping Zhao, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)
Gerald K. Austin, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)
George W. Fraser, Leicester Univ. (United Kingdom)
James F. Pearson, Leicester Univ. (United Kingdom)
John Ernest Lees, Leicester Univ. (United Kingdom)
Adam N. Brunton, Leicester Univ. (United Kingdom)
Marco Barbera, Osservatorio Astronomico G.S. Vaiana (Italy)
Alfonso Collura, Osservatorio Astronomico G.S. Vaiana (Italy)
Salvatore Serio, Osservatorio Astronomico G.S. Vaiana (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4012:
X-Ray Optics, Instruments, and Missions III
Joachim E. Truemper; Bernd Aschenbach, Editor(s)

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