While the spacecraft carried seven foreign instruments which were, Chandrayaan-I X-ray Spectrometer
(CIXS), Near-Infrared Spectrometer (SIR - 2), Sub keV Atom Reflecting Analyzer (SARA), Miniature Synthetic Aperature Radar (Mini SAR), Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) and a Radiation Dose Monitor (RADOM).
While similar in many respects to the X-ray Spectrometer
that flew on Suzaku, which stopped operating shortly after launch due to a spacecraft design flaw, Hitomi's SXS offers a number of significant improvements in the area of detector performance, cooling technologies, and collecting area.
(2) Results with X-Ray Spectrometer
. The X-ray spectrometer
was used to trace the X-ray line spectra and analyze the X-ray energy spectrum within 45 keV.
The miniaturised X-ray spectrometer
, about the size of a toaster, and known as D-CIXS, was at the core of the mission.
Among the Smart-1's scientific instruments are a D-CIXS (a demonstrator compact X-ray spectrometer
) which has worked so well the mission was extended by an additional year.
Medium Size Industrial Application 100.000 [euro] 7 Fluorescence X-Ray Spectrometer
. A device that uses X-rays to analyse the composition of rocks.
Spectro Analytical Instruments, Fitchburg, Mass., www.spectro-usa.com, is touting its X-Lab 2000 X-ray spectrometer
as ideal for this purpose.
Detector fluorescence peak (dead-layer peak, silicon internal fluorescence peak): A peak resulting from the emission of characteristic X-rays in a thin layer of inactive crystal area in the front of an energy dispersive X-ray spectrometer
The new S4 Pioneer x-ray spectrometer
from Broker AXS is the latest member of its Spectrometry Solutions family for multi-elemental (beryllium to uranium) analyses in solids, powders and liquids.
According to the company, this device is the only plug-in analyze X-ray spectrometer
that covers the full elemental range from beryllium to uranium with high precision up to 0.05 percent reliability for major compounds.
The 2100E x-ray diffractometer is designed to work in conjunction with an x-ray spectrometer
, which provides elemental analysis.