Chandra HETG

HETG Principal Investigator: Prof. Claude R. Canizares

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Chandra High Energy Transmission Grating (HETG)

HETG Instrument Publications

See also the "HETG" sections in issues of The Chandra Newsletter.

"The SMC SNR 1E0102.2-7219 as a Calibration Standard for X-ray Astronomy in the 0.3-2.5 keV Bandpass", P.P. Plucinsky et al., Proc. SPIE, Vol. 7011, (2008). astro-ph/0807.2176

Ishibashi et al., Chandra/HETGS Observations of the Capella System: The Primary as a Dominating X-Ray Source . In ApJ, 664, L1171, 2006.

Canizares et al., The Chandra High Energy Transmission Grating: Design, Fabrication, Ground Calibration and Five Years in Flight. In PASP, 117, 1144, 2005.
Available via ADS and in low-res format at astro-ph/0507035.

"In-flight Calibration of the Chandra High Energy Transmission Grating Spectrometer", H.L. Marshall, D. Dewey, K. Ishibashi, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 5165, (2003). astro-ph/0309114

"High Resolution X-Ray Spectra of Capella: Initial Results from the Chandra High Energy Transmission Grating Spectrometer", C.R. Canizares, D.P. Huenemoerder, D.S. Davis, D. Dewey, K.A. Flanagan, J. Houck, T.H. Markert, H.L. Marshall, M.L. Schattenburg, N.S. Schulz, M. Wise, J.J. Drake, N.S. Brickhouse, ApJ Letters 539L:41 (2000). astro-ph/0006457

N.S. Schulz, D. Dewey, H.L. Marshall. Absolute effective areas of the HETGS. In Proc. SPIE Vol. 3444, X-Ray Optics, Instruments, and Missions, Richard B. Hoover, Arthur B. Walker, Eds. p. 160-176, 1998.

K.A. Flanagan, N.S. Schulz, S.S. Murray, G.D. Hartner, P. Predehl. HETG high-order diffraction efficiency. In Proc. SPIE Vol. 3444, X-Ray Optics, Instruments, and Missions, Richard B. Hoover, Arthur B. Walker, Eds. p. 106-126, 1998.

H.L. Marshall, D. Dewey, N.S. Schulz, K.A. Flanagan . Spectral features in the AXAF HETGS effective area using high-signal-continuum tests In Proc. SPIE Vol. 3444, X-Ray Optics, Instruments, and Missions, Richard B. Hoover, Arthur B. Walker, Eds. p. 64-75, 1998.

D. Dewey, J.J. Drake, R.J. Edgar, K. Michaud, P. Ratzlaff. AXAF grating efficiency measurements with calibrated nonimaging detectors. In Proc. SPIE Vol. 3444, X-Ray Optics, Instruments, and Missions, Richard B. Hoover, Arthur B. Walker, Eds. p. 48-63, 1998.

M.D. Stage, D. Dewey. Verifying the HETG spectrometer Rowland design. In Proc. SPIE Vol. 3444, X-Ray Optics, Instruments, and Missions, Richard B. Hoover, Arthur B. Walker, Eds. p. 36-47, 1998.

A. Alexov, W. McLaughlin, D. Huenemoerder. How to Piece Together Diffracted Grating Arms for AXAF Flight Data. In ASP Conf. Ser. 145: Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems VII, p. 169-172, 1998.

D. Dewey. HETG Spectra. Chandra News (published as AXAF News). 5: 18, 1997.

H.L. Marshall, D. Dewey, K.A. Flanagan, C. Baluta, C.R. Canizares, D.S. Davis, J.E. Davis, T.T. Fang, D.P. Huenemoerder, J.H. Kastner, N.S. Schulz, M.W. Wise, J.J. Drake, J.Z. Juda, M. Juda, A.C. Brinkman, C.J. Gunsing, J.S. Kaastra, G.D. Hartner, P. Predehl. Toward the calibration of the HETGS line response function. In Proc. SPIE Vol. 3113, Grazing Incidence and Multilayer X-Ray Optical Systems, Richard B. Hoover, Arthur B. Walker, Eds. p. 160-171, 1997.

D. Dewey, K.A. Flanagan, H.L. Marshall, C. Baluta, C.R. Canizares, D.S. Davis, J.E. Davis, T.T. Fang, D.P. Huenemoerder, J.H. Kastner, N.S. Schulz, M.W. Wise, J.J. Drake, J.Z. Juda, M. Juda, A.C. Brinkman, C.J. Gunsing, J.S. Kaastra, G.D Hartner, P. Predehl. Toward the calibration of the HETGS effective area. In Proc. SPIE Vol. 3113, Grazing Incidence and Multilayer X-Ray Optical Systems, Richard B. Hoover, Arthur B. Walker, Eds. p. 144-159, 1997.

M.W. Wise, D.P. Huenemoerder, J.E. Davis. Simulated AXAF Observations with MARX. In ASP Conf. Ser. 125: Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems VI, p. 477-480, 1997.

K.A. Flanagan, T.T. Fang, C. Baluta, J.E. Davis, D. Dewey, T.H. Markert, D.E. Graessle, J.Drake, J.J. Fitch, J.Z. Juda, J. Woo, S. Kraft, P. Bulicke, R. Fliegauf, F. Scholze, G. Ulm, J.M. Bauer. Modeling the diffraction efficiencies of the AXAF high-energy transmission gratings: II. In Proc. SPIE Vol. 2808, EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy VII, Oswald H. Siegmund, Mark A. Gummin, Eds. p. 650-676, 1996.

D. Dewey. Subassembly Calibration: HETG. Chandra News (published as AXAF News). 4: 11, 1996.

K.A. Flanagan, D. Dewey, L. Bordzol. Calibration and characterization of HETG grating elements at the MIT X-Ray Grating Evaluation Facility. In Proc. SPIE Vol. 2518, EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy VI, Oswald H. Siegmund, John V. Vallerga, Eds. p. 438-456, 1995.

T.H. Markert, D. Dewey, J.E. Davis, K.A. Flanagan, D.E. Graessle, J.M. Bauer, C.S. Nelson. Modeling the diffraction efficiencies of the AXAF high-energy transmission gratings. In Proc. SPIE Vol. 2518, EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy VI, Oswald H. Siegmund, John V. Vallerga, Eds. p. 424-437, 1995.

D. Dewey, D.N. Humphries, G.Y. McLean, D.A. Moschella. Laboratory calibration of x-ray transmission diffraction gratings. In Proc. SPIE Vol. 2280, EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy V, Oswald H. Siegmund, John V. Vallerga, Eds. p. 257-271, 1994.

M.L. Schattenburg, R.J. Aucoin, R.C. Fleming, I. Plotnik, J. Porter, H.I. Smith. Fabrication of high-energy x-ray transmission gratings for the Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility (AXAF). In Proc. SPIE Vol. 2280, EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy V, Oswald H. Siegmund, John V. Vallerga, Eds. p. 181-190, 1994.

C.R. Canizares, D. Dewey, E.B. Galton, T.H. Markert, H.I. Smith, M.L. Schattenburg, B.E. Woodgate, S. Jordan. The MIT high resolution X-ray spectroscopy instruments on AXAF. In AIAA Conf. Proc.: Space Programs and Technologies, p. 11, 1992.

D. Dewey, T. Isobe. Data Analysis Issues for the High Energy Transmission Grating (HETG) on AXAF. In ASP Conf. Ser. 25: Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems I, p. 408-410, 1992.

A.C. Brinkman. The Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility. In Advances in Space Research: Proceedings of the Topical Meeting of the Interdisciplinary Scientific Commission Meetings of the COSPAR 28th Plenary Meeting, 11: 231-241, 1991.

C.R. Canizares, H.V.D. Bradt, G.W. Clark, P.C. Joss, A.M. Levine, W.H.G. Lewin, T.H. Markert, W. Mayer, A.C. Fabian, B.E. Woodgate. The MIT spectroscopy investigations on AXAF and the study of supernova remnants. Astrophysical Letters and Communications, 26: 87-98, 1987.


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