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

H. S. Stockman, J. R.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
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1 1975
Externally publishedYes


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