The Scientific Instruments On-board XMM - Technical Highlights
Publication date: 01 December 1999
Authors: Bagnasco, G., et al.
Journal: Esa Bulletin
The payload carried by the X-Ray Multi-Mirror Mission (XMM), the second Cornerstone of the ESA Horizon 2000 Science Programme, consists of three scientific instruments: the Reflection Grating Spectrometer (RGS), the European Photon Imaging Camera (EPIC), and the Optical Monitor (OM). This article provides a general overview of the main characteristics of all three instruments.Link to publication