18 July 2016 eROSITA on SRG
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eROSITA (extended ROentgen Survey with an Imaging Telescope Array) is the core instrument on the Russian/German Spektrum-Roentgen-Gamma (SRG) mission which is now officially scheduled for launch on September 2017, eROSITA will perform a deep survey of the entire X-ray sky. Within the first 4 years of the mission the sky will be scanned 8 times. In the soft band (0.5-2 keV), it will be about 30 times more sensitive than ROSAT, while in the hard band (2-8 keV) it will provide the first ever true imaging survey of the sky. eROSITA is currently (June 2016) in its final integration and test phase. All seven FM Mirror Assemblies and Camera Assemblies (+ 1 spare) have been tested and calibrated. All subsystems and components are well within their expected performances.
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Peter Predehl, Peter Predehl, Robert Andritschke, Robert Andritschke, Vladimir Babyshkin, Vladimir Babyshkin, Werner Becker, Werner Becker, Walter Bornemann, Walter Bornemann, Heinrich Bräuninger, Heinrich Bräuninger, Hermann Brunner, Hermann Brunner, Thomas Boller, Thomas Boller, Vadim Burwitz, Vadim Burwitz, Wolfgang Burkert, Wolfgang Burkert, Nicolas Clerc, Nicolas Clerc, Eugene Churazov, Eugene Churazov, Diogo Coutinho, Diogo Coutinho, Konrad Dennerl, Konrad Dennerl, Tom Dwelly, Tom Dwelly, Josef Eder, Josef Eder, Valentin Emberger, Valentin Emberger, Michael Freyberg, Michael Freyberg, Peter Friedrich, Peter Friedrich, Maria Fürmetz, Maria Fürmetz, Antonis Georgakakis, Antonis Georgakakis, Marat Gilfanov, Marat Gilfanov, Christoph Grossberger, Christoph Grossberger, Frank Haberl, Frank Haberl, Olaf Hälker, Olaf Hälker, Gisela Hartner, Gisela Hartner, Andreas v. Kienlin, Andreas v. Kienlin, Walter Kink, Walter Kink, Ingo Kreykenbohm, Ingo Kreykenbohm, Georg Lamer, Georg Lamer, Ilya Lomakin, Ilya Lomakin, Igor Lapshov, Igor Lapshov, Norbert Meidinger, Norbert Meidinger, Andrea Merloni, Andrea Merloni, Benjamin Mican, Benjamin Mican, Siegfried Müller, Siegfried Müller, Kirpal Nandra, Kirpal Nandra, Mikhail Pavlinsky, Mikhail Pavlinsky, Elmar Pfeffermann, Elmar Pfeffermann, Daniel Pietschner, Daniel Pietschner, Jan Robrade, Jan Robrade, Mara Salvato, Mara Salvato, Andrea Santangelo, Andrea Santangelo, Manami Sasaki, Manami Sasaki, Hartmut Scheuerle, Hartmut Scheuerle, Jürgen Schmitt, Jürgen Schmitt, Axel Schwope, Axel Schwope, Rashid Sunyaev, Rashid Sunyaev, Chris Tenzer, Chris Tenzer, Valeri Yaroshenko, Valeri Yaroshenko, Jörn Wilms, Jörn Wilms, } "eROSITA on SRG", Proc. SPIE 9905, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2016: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray, 99051K (18 July 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2235092; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2235092
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