SPACETALK #67: Athena X-ray Observatory

01/06/2022

The Department of Space and Application (DSA) of University of Science and Technology Hanoi (USTH) invites you to come to our 67th seminar.
  • Topic : The Athena X-ray Observatory
  • Speaker: Dr. Damien Prêle  (Université de Paris, France / APC CNRS)
  • Time: 16h30, Wednesday, May 11th, 2022
  • Place: Room 601, USTH Building (A21), 18B Hoang Quoc Viet, Cau Giay, Hanoi
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Abstract


The Athena Telescope - Advanced Telescope for High-Energy Astrophysics, slated for launch in the early 2030s, will provide unprecedented X-ray spectral and spatial resolution. This will be achieved by 3000 cryogenic microcalorimeters cooled to 50 mK.  The complete detection chain is being developed by a large international collaboration. I will discuss the mission and highlight the development aspects of the X-IFU instrument

We are looking forward to welcoming all those who are interested in attending.