Large Area X-ray Proportional Counter (LAXPC) Instrument on AstroSat and Some Preliminary Results from its performance in the orbit

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Agrawal, P. C.; Yadav, J. S.; Antia, H. M.; Dedhia, Dhiraj; Shah, P.; Chauhan, Jai Verdhan; Manchanda, R. K.; Chitnis, V. R.; Gujar, V. M.; Katoch, Tilak; Kurhade, V. N.; Madhwani, P.; Manojkumar, T. K.; Nikam, V. A.; Pandya, A. S.; Parmar, J. V.; Pawar, D. M.; Roy, Jayashree; Paul, B.; Pahari, Mayukh; Misra, Ranjeev; Ravichandran, M. H.; Anilkumar, K.; Joseph, C. C.; Navalgund, K. H.; Pandiyan, R.; Sarma, K. S.; Subbarao, K.;
(2017)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/s12036-017-9451-z
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics | Astrophysics - High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena
    arxiv: Physics::Instrumentation and Detectors | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena

Large Area X-ray Propositional Counter (LAXPC) instrument on AstroSat is aimed at providing high time resolution X-ray observations in 3 to 80 keV energy band with moderate energy resolution. To achieve large collecting area, a cluster of three co-aligned identical LAXP... View more
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