High-Resolution X-ray Spectroscopy of the Interstellar Medium II: Neon and Iron Absorption Edges

@article{Juett2006HighResolutionXS,
  title={High-Resolution X-ray Spectroscopy of the Interstellar Medium II: Neon and Iron Absorption Edges},
  author={Adrienne Marie Juett and Norbert S. Schulz and Deepto Chakrabarty and T W Gorczyca},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={648},
  pages={1066-1078}
}
We present high-resolution spectroscopy of the neon K-shell and iron L-shell interstellar absorption edges in nine X-ray binaries using the High Energy Transmission Grating Spectrometer (HETGS) on board the Chandra X-Ray Observatory. We found that the iron absorption is well fit by an experimental determination of the cross section for metallic iron, although with a slight wavelength shift of ≈20 mA. The neon edge region is best fit by a model that includes the neutral neon edge and three… 
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