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Title: High-Resolution Spectroscopy with the Chandra X-ray Observatory (APS Colloquium, 2007)

Abstract

The capabilities of the Chandra X-ray Observatory and XMM-Newton for high-resolution spectroscopy have brought tradition plasma diagnostic techniques to the study of cosmic plasma. Observations have probed nearly every class of astronomical object, from young proto-starts through massive O starts and black hole binaries, supernova remnants, active galactic nuclei, and the intergalactic medium. Many of these sources show remarkable rich spectra that reveal new physical information, such as emission measure distributions, elemental abundances, accretion disk and wind signatures, and time variability. This talk will present an overview of the Chandra instrumentaton and selected examples of spectral observations of astrophysical and cosmological importance.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. MIT
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
ANL (Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)); Advanced Photon Source (ANL User Facility)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1121896
DOE Contract Number:
ACO2-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Multimedia
Resource Relation:
Conference: APS Colloquium Series, Advanced Photon Source (APS) at Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois (United States), presented on August 01, 2007
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS; 47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION

Citation Formats

Canizares, Claude R. High-Resolution Spectroscopy with the Chandra X-ray Observatory (APS Colloquium, 2007). United States: N. p., 2007. Web.
Canizares, Claude R. High-Resolution Spectroscopy with the Chandra X-ray Observatory (APS Colloquium, 2007). United States.
Canizares, Claude R. Wed . "High-Resolution Spectroscopy with the Chandra X-ray Observatory (APS Colloquium, 2007)". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1121896.
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