[Last Change: 21 Feb 2012 (rev 12)]

HRMA On Axis Effective Area


The on-orbit HRMA on-axis effective area predictions are generated from raytracing models and scaled by the HRMA calibration data taken at the XRCF. This is the current best prediction for the HRMA Aeff, which has already been included in the Chandra Proposer's Observatory Guide.

Data files

The CALDB contains the official effective area tables

Analyses and Presentations

Title Author Source Date
Effect of Contamination of the HRMA on the Optics' Aeff pdf Diab Jerius Chandra User's Committee Presentation 2005-01-25
Effective Area Analysis Using the HETGS pdf Herman Marshall Chandra User's Committee 2005-01-25
Empirical Corrections to the HRMA Ir M Edge Discrepancy Diab Jerius Chandra Calibration Workshop 2004-10-27
Revisiting Iridium Optical Constants and the Chandra HRMA Effective Area Dale Graessle Chandra Calibration Workshop 2004-10-27
Chandra X-ray Observatory Mirror Effective Area Ping Zhao Chandra Calibration Workshop 2003-10-28
Effective Area of the HRMA Near the Ir M-V Edge at 2.1 keV Herman Marshall Chandra Calibration Workshop 2003-10-28
Chandra X-ray Observatory Mirror Effective Area pdf Ping Zhao SPIE 2003-10
AXAF Mirror Effective Area Calibration Using the C-continuum Source and Solid State Detectors pdf Ping Zhao SPIE 1997-09

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