ASCA Instruments

Scientific instrumentation of ASCA consists of four X-ray telescopes and corresponding focal plane detectors. Focal plane detectors are two X-ray CCD cameras (SIS: Solid-state Imaging Spectrometers) and two Gas Imaging Spectrometers (GIS). With these detectors, ASCA covers the energy range of 0.5-10 keV. See technical descriptions for details of the instruments.

Last Modified: 07 July 2014