24 July 2014 ATHENA end-to-end simulations
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We present an overview of the development of the end-to-end simulation programs for the instruments on the future European X-ray astronomy mission Athena. The overview includes the design considerations behind the simulation software and the current status and planned developments of the simulators for the X-ray Integral Field Unit and the Wide Field Imager.
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Jörn Wilms, Jörn Wilms, Thorsten Brand, Thorsten Brand, Didier Barret, Didier Barret, Tobias Beuchert, Tobias Beuchert, Jan-Willem den Herder, Jan-Willem den Herder, Ingo Kreykenbohm, Ingo Kreykenbohm, Simone Lotti, Simone Lotti, Norbert Meidinger, Norbert Meidinger, Kirpal Nandra, Kirpal Nandra, Philippe Peille, Philippe Peille, Luigi Piro, Luigi Piro, Arne Rau, Arne Rau, Christian Schmid, Christian Schmid, Randall K. Smith, Randall K. Smith, Christoph Tenzer, Christoph Tenzer, Michael Wille, Michael Wille, Richard Willingale, Richard Willingale, } "ATHENA end-to-end simulations", Proc. SPIE 9144, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2014: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray, 91445X (24 July 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2056347; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2056347
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