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JET-X A Joint European X-ray Telescope for SPECTRUM-X

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  12 April 2016

A. Wells
Affiliation:
Physics Department, Leicester University, Leicester, U.K.
D.H. Lumb
Affiliation:
Physics Department, Leicester University, Leicester, U.K.
K.A. Pounds
Affiliation:
Physics Department, Leicester University, Leicester, U.K.
G.C. Stewart
Affiliation:
Physics Department, Leicester University, Leicester, U.K.
B. Aschenbach
Affiliation:
Max Planck Institute fur Extraterrestriche Physik, Garching, W. Germany
H. Brauninger
Affiliation:
Max Planck Institute fur Extraterrestriche Physik, Garching, W. Germany
G. Hasinger
Affiliation:
Max Planck Institute fur Extraterrestriche Physik, Garching, W. Germany
J. Trumper
Affiliation:
Max Planck Institute fur Extraterrestriche Physik, Garching, W. Germany
O. Citterio
Affiliation:
Osservatorio Astronomica di Brera, Merate, Italy
L. Scarsi
Affiliation:
Instituto Fisica Cosmica e Informatica del CNR, Palermo, Italy
A. Peacock
Affiliation:
Space Science Department, ESTEC, Netherlands
B. Taylor
Affiliation:
Space Science Department, ESTEC, Netherlands
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The Joint European X-Ray Telescope, JET-X, is one of the core instruments of the scientific payload of the USSR SPECTRUM-X astrophysics mission due for launch in 1993. The JET-X instrument concept is described and its scientific performance and capability discussed.

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8. Future X-ray Observatories
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Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1990

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