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X-IFU Gallery

In this section, you will find images, simulations and figures related to the X-ray Integral Field Unit (X-IFU).

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  • Effective area comparison between the Athena/X-IFU and [...] More info
  • Effective area of Athena X-IFU compared to [...] More info
  • Broad band throughput of the X-IFU for high resolution events (2.5 eV) as [...] More info
  • Throughput of 10 eV resolution events in the [...] More info
  • Maps in number of counts per X-IFU pixel (assumed to be of 249 µm pitch) of a sample of four clusters [...] More info
  • Physical parameter maps reconstructed from seven 100ks X-IFU observations [...] More info
  • Average abundance ratios with respect to iron within [...] More info
  • The Athena X-IFU spectrum of the Fe XXV line compared to the one measured [...] More info
  • Broad band simulated Athena X-IFU spectrum of Perseus as derived from the early Hitomi/SXS [...] More info
  • Broad band simulated Athena X-IFU spectrum of Perseus as derived from the early Hitomi/SXS [...] More info
  • Simulated Athena X-IFU 50 ks spectrum for a hyper-luminous quasar at [...] More info