STROBE-X: a probe-class mission for x-ray spectroscopy and timing on timescales from microseconds to years

@inproceedings{Ray2018STROBEXAP,
  title={STROBE-X: a probe-class mission for x-ray spectroscopy and timing on timescales from microseconds to years},
  author={Paul S. Ray and Zaven Arzoumanian and S{\o}ren Brandt and E. Burns and Deepto Chakrabarty and Marco Feroci and Keith C. Gendreau and Olivier Gevin and Margarita Hernanz and Peter Jenke and Steven J. Kenyon and Josep Llu{\'i}s Galvez and Thomas J. Maccarone and Takashi Okajima and Ronald A. Remillard and Stéphane Schanne and Chris Tenzer and Andrea Vacchi and Colleen A. Wilson-Hodge and Berend Winter and Silvia Zane and David R. Ballantyne and Enrico Bozzo and L. Brenneman and Edward M. Cackett and Alessandra De Rosa and Adam Goldstein and Dieter H. Hartmann and Michael S. McDonald and Abigail Stevens and John A. Tomsick and Anna L. Watts and Kent S. Wood and Abderahmen Zoghbi},
  booktitle={Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation},
  year={2018}
}
We describe the Spectroscopic Time-Resolving Observatory for Broadband Energy X-rays (STROBE-X), a probeclass mission concept that will provide an unprecedented view of the X-ray sky, performing timing and spectroscopy over both a broad energy band (0.2–30 keV) and a wide range of timescales from microseconds to years. STROBE-X comprises two narrow-field instruments and a wide field monitor. The soft or low-energy band (0.2–12 keV) is covered by an array of lightweight optics (3-m focal length… Expand
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