13 December 2000 In-flight calibration of the XMM-Newton reflection grating spectrometers
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Abstract
The activities during the instrument calibrations are summarized and first data are presented. The main instrument features, the line-spread function and the effective area, are discussed and the status of the in-flight calibrations is summarized.
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Christian Erd, M. Audard, Antonius J. F. den Boggende, Graziella Branduardi-Raymont, A. C. Brinkman, Jean Cottam, Luc Dubbeldam, Manuel Guedel, Jan-Willem den Herder, Jelle S. Kaastra, Steven M. Kahn, Rolf Mewe, Frits B. S. Paerels, John Russell Peterson, Andrew P. Rasmussen, Irini Sakelliou, Joshua Spodek, Knud Thomsen, Cor P. de Vries, Alex Zehnder, "In-flight calibration of the XMM-Newton reflection grating spectrometers", Proc. SPIE 4140, X-Ray and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy XI, (13 December 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.409112; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.409112
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