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DXS, the diffuse X-ray spectrometer.

DXS, the diffuse X-ray spectrometer.

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, University of Wisconsin--Madison in [Washington, D.C.?], Madison, Wis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spectrometer.,
  • X-rays.,
  • Diffusion.

  • Edition Notes

    Shipping list no.: 92-0052-P.

    Other titlesDiffuse X-ray spectrometer.
    ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration., University of Wisconsin--Madison.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 folded sheet (8 p.) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18052646M

    Development of X-ray Spectroscopy These brilliant first results of crystal X-ray spectroscopy confirmed and extended the knowledge of the characteristic X-radiation. They shawed that X-ray spectra were a complement to the optical Size: KB. The Diffuse X-ray Spectrometer (DXS) is a Bragg-crystal spectrometer designed to obtain spectra of the diffuse x-ray background in the 83–44 Å (– eV) range, with ~ 3 Å spectral.

      Synchrotron radiation and Compton scattered radiation are major components of the diffuse X-ray background and emission from active galaxies. For the Student Using the text, define the following terms: spectroscopy, keV, continuum, continuum emission, line emission, electromagnetic spectrum, synchrotron radiation, bremmstrahlung, comptonization. X-Ray Spectrometry regularly publishes Special Issues on important areas relevant to the Aims and Scope of the journal. To view a list of special issues published by the journal please click here. The journal welcomes proposals for special issues, please contact Prof. Johan Boman (Editor-in-Chief) and Prof. Liqiang Luo (Associate Editor-in.

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In January of the Diffuse X-ray Spectrometer (DXS) instruments flew on the STS mission of the Space Shuttle Endeavour. They collected x-ray spectra of the diffuse soft x-ray background. This dataset will allow us to learn about the region of space for several hundred light years around the solar system.

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The Diffuse X-ray Spectrometer, or DXS for short, was designed to obtain spectra from the diffuse soft X-ray background. It was flown as an attached payload on the Space Shuttle Endeavor (STS). Science Highlights. Obtained the first-ever high-resolution spectra of DXS diffuse soft X-ray background in the energy range of to keV.

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Diffuse X-ray Spectrometer Gallery. DXS in the shuttle cargo bay. Astronauts working near one DXS detector. Sky Map 1/4 keV X-Ray Detectors.

X-Ray Spectrum of the diffuse background in the costellations of Puppis and Auriga. The. The Diffuse X-Ray Spectrometer (DXS) experiment was built by the University of Wisconsin-Madison and flown as an attached payload in the January flight of Space Shuttle Endeavor (STS).The DXS's main scientific goal was to obtain spectra of the diffuse soft X-ray background.

Mission Characteristics Lifetime: Janu - Janu The Diffuse X-Ray Spectrometer (DXS) consisted of 2 large area Bragg crystal spectrometers that covered the energy range - keV. DXS was flown as an attached payload of the Space Shuttle (STS) and the two spectrometers were mounted on opposite sides of the shuttle cargo bay as part of the GSFC Shuttle Payload of Opportunity Carrier.

DXS Stands For: Diffuse X-ray Spectrometer. What is the full form of DXS?. This page is all about Full Form, Long Form, abbreviation, acronym and meaning of the given term DXS. DXS - Diffuse X-Ray Spectrometer. Looking for abbreviations of DXS.

It is Diffuse X-Ray Spectrometer. Diffuse X-Ray Spectrometer listed as DXS 13 with the launch of an instrument that will probe the origin of the diffuse, low-energy X-ray background that bathes the nearby interstellar medium of our galaxy Carried aloft in the payload bay of.

The Diffuse X-ray Spectrometer (DXS) obtained spectra of the low energy X-ray (44 – 83 Å) diffuse background near the galactic plane from galactic longitudes ° ≲ l ≲ ° with ≲ 3 Å spectral resolution and ∼ 15° angular resolution.

Thus, DXS measured X-ray spectra that arise almost entirely from within the Local by: 6. DXS consists of two large-area Bragg crystal X-ray spectrometers that cover the 44 - 83 angstroms wavelength range, and are designed to measure the spectrum of the low energy ( Cited by: 8. The x-ray is the only invention that became a regular diagnostic tool in hospitals within a week of its first observation by Roentgen in Even today, x-rays are a great characterization tool at the hands of scientists working in almost every field, such as medicine, physics, material science, space science, chemistry, archeology, and metallurgy.

With vast existing applications of x-rays Cited by: 6. The primary payload was the fifth Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS-F) which was deployed on day one of the mission. It was later successfully transferred to its proper orbit by the Inertial Upper Stage booster.

Also carried into orbit in the payload bay was a Hitchhiker experiment called the Diffuse X-ray Spectrometer (DXS).Operator: NASA.

Wisconsin have designed and built a novel instrument, the Diffuse X-ray Spectrometer (DXS), for the spectroscopic study of the diffuse X-ray background. Each of the two identical units consists of a one foot by two foot curved lead stearate crystal panel and a position-sensing proportional counter.

elements, repeat the pioneering work of Moseley relating X-ray energies to atomic number, and also explore the use of X-rays as a diagnostic tool for sample identification. Figure 1a – X-rays from Mars Fig.

1b – The Alpha Particle X-Ray spectrometer on the Mars Rover 2. X-Ray Spectra of the Elements Required reading: Haken & Wolf, Chapter File Size: KB. Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility (AXAF) Objective The objectives of the Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility (AXAF) are: to obtain high resolution x-ray images and spectra in the to 10 thousand electron volts (keV) wavelength range; to investigate the existence of stellar black holes; to study the contribution of hot gas to the mass of.

Abstract. The Diffuse X-ray Spectrometer (DXS) is a Bragg-crystal spectrometer designed to obtain spectra of the diffuse x-ray background in the 83–44 Å (– eV) range, with ∼ 3 Å spectral resolution (10–25 eV), and ∼ 15° angular : W.T.

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INDEX A Academic programs, 10, 14 Accelerometer, Page Monday, Septem PM. NASA HISTORICAL DATA BOOK. Diffuse X-ray Spectrometer (DXS), discoveries and scientific contributions from, –53,objective of, A high spectral resolution observation of the diffuse X-ray background in the 60 - eV energy range has been made using an array of thirty-six 1 mm^2 micro-calorimeters flown on a sounding rocket.

X-ray fluorescence (XRF) is the emission of characteristic "secondary" (or fluorescent) X-rays from a material that has been excited by being bombarded with high-energy X-rays or gamma phenomenon is widely used for elemental analysis and chemical analysis, particularly in the investigation of metals, glass, ceramics and building materials, and for research in geochemistry, forensic.X-ray spectrometer definition is - a spectrometer for measuring the angles of diffraction of X rays produced by reflection from a crystal or for measuring X-ray spectra.The Alpha Particle X-Ray Spectrometer will measure the abundance of chemical elements in rocks and soils.

Funded by the Canadian Space Agency, the APXS will be placed in contact with rock and soil samples on Mars and will expose the material to alpha particles and X-rays emitted during the radioactive decay of the element curium.