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The XEUS focal plane instruments
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes the focal plane instrumentation of the XEUS mission as proposed for ESA's Cosmic Vision program. Each of the instruments is described in some detail with its performance characteristics given. The development status of the instrument complement and the items requiring further development are indicated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 July 2008
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 7011, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2008: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray, 70110A (15 July 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.790357
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Piet A. J. de Korte, SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research (Netherlands)
Lothar Strüder, MPI Halbleiter Labor (Germany)
Didier Barret, Ctr. d'Etude Spatiale des Rayonnements (France)
Ronaldo Bellazzini, Instituto Nationale di Fisica Nucleare (Italy)
Lionel Duband, CEA-Grenoble (Italy)
Didier Martin, European Space and Technology Ctr. (Netherlands)
Arvind Parmar, European Space and Technology Ctr. (Netherlands)
Luigi Piro, INAF - IASF Roma (Italy)
Tadayuki Takahashi, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Japan)
Dick Willingale, Univ. of Leicester (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7011:
Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2008: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray
Martin J. L. Turner; Kathryn A. Flanagan, Editor(s)

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