3 October 2011 The ART-XC Instrument on board the SRG Mission
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Spectrum Roentgen Gamma (SRG) is an X-ray astrophysical observatory, developed by Russia in collaboration with Germany. The mission will be launched in 2013 from Baikonur, by a Zenit rocket with a Fregat booster and placed in a 6-month-period halo orbit around L2. The scientific payload consists of two independent telescopes - a soft-x-ray survey instrument, eROSITA, being provided by Germany and a medium-x-ray-energy survey instrument ART-XC being developed by Russia. ART-XC will consist of seven independent, but co-aligned, telescope modules with seven corresponding cadmiumtelluride focal plane detectors. Each will operate over the approximate energy range of 6-30 keV, with an angular resolution of 1 arcmin, a field of view of ~30 arcmin and an energy resolution about 10% at 14 keV. The NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) will fabricate some of the mirror modules, to complement others fabricated by VNIIEF in Russia.
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M. Pavlinsky, M. Pavlinsky, V. Akimov, V. Akimov, V. Levin, V. Levin, I. Lapshov, I. Lapshov, A. Tkachenko, A. Tkachenko, N. Semena, N. Semena, V. Arefiev, V. Arefiev, A. Glushenko, A. Glushenko, A. Yaskovich, A. Yaskovich, R. Burenin, R. Burenin, S. Sazonov, S. Sazonov, M. Revnivtsev, M. Revnivtsev, M. Buntov, M. Buntov, S. Grebenev, S. Grebenev, A. Lutovinov, A. Lutovinov, M. Kudelin, M. Kudelin, S. Grigorovich, S. Grigorovich, D. Litvin, D. Litvin, V. Lazarchuk, V. Lazarchuk, I. Roiz, I. Roiz, M. Garin, M. Garin, M. Gubarev, M. Gubarev, B. Ramsey, B. Ramsey, K. Kilaru, K. Kilaru, S. L. O'Dell, S. L. O'Dell, R. Elsner, R. Elsner, } "The ART-XC Instrument on board the SRG Mission", Proc. SPIE 8147, Optics for EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Astronomy V, 814706 (3 October 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.895229; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.895229


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