Chandra HETG

HETG Principal Investigator: Prof. Claude R. Canizares

E0102 spectrum image

E0102 model spectrum

Chandra High Energy Transmission Grating (HETG)

Pic of P.I. Claude Canizares

HETG Introduction

The HETG: One of Chandra's Science Instruments

Description of the HETG

Press release when HETG was first activated; more material.

The HETG Paper: Canizares et al. 2005, The Chandra High Energy Transmission Grating: Design, Fabrication, Ground Calibration and Five Years in Flight.
In PASP, Vol. 117, p. 1144. Also available at astro-ph/0507035.

CXC Proposers' Observatory Guide - more detailed information for Chandra users.


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