A large-area lithium-flouride Bragg spectrometer for stellar X-ray astronomy

H. S. Stockman, J Roger P Angel, B. E. Woodgate, R. A. Nidey

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A large-area Bragg spectrometer recently used to search for the Fe XXV X-ray emission lines in Sco X-1 is described. The instrument employs 3400 cm2 of LiF and has the capability of detecting a narrow line flux from Sco X-1 of approximately 10-2 photons (cm2 s)-1 at 6.7 keV.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)217-220
Number of pages4
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods
Volume126
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 1975
Externally publishedYes

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Astronomy
Photons
Lithium
Spectrometers
X-Rays
Fluxes
X rays

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A large-area lithium-flouride Bragg spectrometer for stellar X-ray astronomy. / Stockman, H. S.; Angel, J Roger P; Woodgate, B. E.; Nidey, R. A.

In: Nuclear Instruments and Methods, Vol. 126, No. 2, 01.06.1975, p. 217-220.

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Stockman, H. S. ; Angel, J Roger P ; Woodgate, B. E. ; Nidey, R. A. / A large-area lithium-flouride Bragg spectrometer for stellar X-ray astronomy. In: Nuclear Instruments and Methods. 1975 ; Vol. 126, No. 2. pp. 217-220.
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