About XRT

For more details on the X-Ray Telescope (XRT), check the following links:

There are 10 filters that can be used on XRT. This will provide an excellent temperature coverage.
Details of the filters and their temperature sensitivities are shown below:

XRT filter temperature sensitivities

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XRT filters

NameMetalMetal Thickness SubstrateSubstrate Thickness
Thin-Al/MeshAl1600 Å MeshN/A
Thin-Al/PolyAl1250 Å Polyimide2500 Å
Thin-BeBe9 µm MeshN/A
Med-BeBe30 µm N/AN/A
Thick-BeBe1 mm N/AN/A
Thick-AlAl25 µm N/AN/A
Med-AlAl12.5 µm N/AN/A
Ti/PolyTi2300 Å Polyimide2500 Å
C/PolyC4800 Å Polyimide2500 Å
EntranceAl1250 Å Polyimide2500 Å

Last Revised: Monday, 24-Jul-2006

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