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Title: High-Resolution Spectroscopy with the Chandra X-ray Observatory

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 more »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.« less
Title: High-Resolution Spectroscopy with the Chandra X-ray Observatory
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Publication Date: 2007-08-01
OSTI Identifier: 987270
DOE Contract Number: ACO2-06CH11357
Other Number(s): Other: 20070801-150029-1
Resource Type: Multimedia
Specific Type: Multimedia Presentation
Resource Relation: Conference: APS Colloquium Series, Advanced Photon Source (APS) at Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois (United States), presented on August 01, 2007
Research Org: ANL-APS (Argonne National Laboratory-Advanced Photon Source (United States))
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Subject: 79 ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS ; 47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION
Publisher: Advanced Photon Source (APS) Colloquium Series Video Collection
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 0:56:57
System Entry Date: 2016-01-27