XTRA: The fast X‐ray timing detector on XEUS

@inproceedings{Barret2004XTRATF,
  title={XTRA: The fast X‐ray timing detector on XEUS},
  author={Didier Barret},
  year={2004}
}
The Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer (RXTE) has demonstrated tha t e dynamical variation of the X-ray emission from accreting neutron stars and stellar mass black holes is a powerful probe of their strong gravitational fields. At the same time, the X-ray burst oscillations at the neutron star spin f requency have been used to set important constraints on the m ass and radius of neutron stars, hence on the equation of state of the ir high density cores. The X-ray Evolving Universe Spectros copy… CONTINUE READING

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