Spectral calibration and modeling of the NuSTAR CdZnTe pixel detectors

@inproceedings{Kitaguchi2011SpectralCA,
  title={Spectral calibration and modeling of the NuSTAR CdZnTe pixel detectors},
  author={Takao Kitaguchi and Brian W. Grefenstette and Fiona A. Harrison and Hiromasa Miyasaka and Varun Bhalerao and Walter R. Cook and Peter H. Mao and Vikram R. Rana and Steven E. Boggs and Andreas Zoglauer},
  booktitle={Optical Engineering + Applications},
  year={2011}
}
The Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) will be the first space mission to focus in the hard X-ray (5-80 keV) band. The NuSTAR instrument carries two co-aligned grazing incidence hard X-ray telescopes. Each NuSTAR focal plane consists of four 2 mm CdZnTe hybrid pixel detectors, each with an active collecting area of 2 cm x 2 cm. Each hybrid consists of a 32x32 array of 605 μm pixels, read out with the Caltech custom low-noise NuCIT ASIC. In order to characterize the spectral response… Expand
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