22 October 1999 Performance of the x-ray facility for calibration of the JEM-X instrument aboard the INTEGRAL satellite
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We report preliminary results on the performance of the x- ray apparatus built to calibrate the x-ray monitor JEM-X aboard the INTEGRAL satellite for gamma-ray astronomy. JEM-X is based on a position sensitive xenon detector operative from 3 to 60 keV. It will make use of coded mask to get imaging capabilities. The x-ray apparatus allows to scan the x-ray detector with a monochromatic beam obtained with the use of a double crystal diffractometer. The current energy range of the beam can be chosen from about 10 keV to 120 keV while its direction is fixed independently of the photon energy.
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Carlo Pelliciari, Vittore Carassiti, M. De Paoli Vitali, Federico Evangelisti, Filippo Frontera, and Giovanni Pareschi "Performance of the x-ray facility for calibration of the JEM-X instrument aboard the INTEGRAL satellite", Proc. SPIE 3765, EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy X, (22 October 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.366567; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.366567


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