Processing challenges in the XMM-Newton slew survey

@inproceedings{Saxton2005ProcessingCI,
  title={Processing challenges in the XMM-Newton slew survey},
  author={Richard Saxton and Bruno Altieri and Andrew M. Read and Michael J. Freyberg and M. P. Esquej and D. Bermejo},
  booktitle={SPIE Optics + Photonics},
  year={2005}
}
The great collecting area of the mirrors coupled with the high quantum efficiency of the EPIC detectors have made XMM-Newton the most sensitive X-ray observatory flown to date. This is particularly evident during slew exposures which, while giving only 15 seconds of on-source time, actually constitute a 2-10 keV survey ten times deeper than current "all-sky" catalogues. Here we report on progress towards making a catalogue of slew detections constructed from the full, 0.2-12 keV energy band and… Expand

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