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22 October 1999 Design and performance of the ASTRO-E/XRS signal processing system
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We describe the signal processing system of the Astro-E XRS instrument. The Calorimeter Analog Processor provides bias and power for the detectors and amplifies the detector signals by a factor of 20,000. The calorimeter digital processor performs the digital processing of the calorimeter signals, detecting x-ray and risetime determination. We also discuss performance, including the three event grades, anticoincidence detection, counting rate dependence, and noise rejection.
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Kevin R. Boyce, Michael Damian Audley, Robert G. Baker, Jeffrey J. Dumonthier, Ryuichi Fujimoto, Keith C. Gendreau, Yoshitaka Ishisaki, Richard L. Kelley, Caroline Kilbourn Stahle, Andrew E. Szymkowiak, and George E. Winkert "Design and performance of the ASTRO-E/XRS signal processing system", Proc. SPIE 3765, EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy X, (22 October 1999); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.366557
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