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Release of the January 2018 issue of the X-IFU Gazette
TDM workshop very successful
List of X-IFU related papers
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SPIE 2014 papers
The X-ray Integral Field Unit (X-IFU) for Athena – Ravera et al.
and the accompanying talk can
be downloaded here
The DRE, the digital readout electronics for Athena X-IFU – Ravera et al.
The Cryogenic AntiCoincidence detector for Athena: the progress towards the final pixel design – Macculi et al.
Background simulations for the Athena X-IFU instrument: impact on the instrumental design – Lotti et al.
Requirements for the detectors and read-out of Athena X-IFU – Den Hartog et al.
Towards Mo/Au based TES detectors for Athena/X-IFU – Fabrega et al.
Baseline design of the thermal blocking filters for the X-IFU detector on board ATHENA – Barbera et al.
Athena end-to-end simulations – Wilms et al.
[16 January 2018] Release of the January 2018 issue of the X-IFU Gazette
Thanks to Françoise Douchin, on behalf of the editorial team, I am pleased to announce the release of the January 2018 issue...
[2 December 2017] TDM workshop very successful
We had a workshop at NASA/GSFC about Time Domain Multiplexing as a backup to the current Frequency Domain Multiplexing readout....
[4 November 2017] List of X-IFU related papers
From November 2017, papers related to the X-IFU published in journals or conference proceedings are made available from this page. Click...
[19 October 2017] Release of the October 2017 issue of the X-IFU Gazette
Thanks to Françoise Douchin, on behalf of the editorial team, I am pleased to announce the release of the October 2017 issue...
[16 September 2017] X-IFU week in Madrid is over
The sixth X-IFU consortium meeting took place from September 11th to 15th in Madrid at CSIC headquarters. It was hosted...
[7 September 2017] X-IFU presentation at the Power of X-ray spectroscopy conference
Overview presentation of the X-IFU at the Power of X-ray Spectroscopy conference in Warsaw (September 6-8th, 2017) can be found...
[13 July 2017] Release of the July 2017 issue of the X-IFU Gazette
Thanks to Françoise Douchin, on behalf of the editorial team, I am pleased to announce the release of the N°4...
[10 June 2017] X-IFU status presentation at X-ray Universe Conference – Roma
Overview status presentation at the 2017 X-ray Universe conference in Roma by Didier Barret (see slides).