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dc.contributor.author Parker, D.
dc.contributor.author Browning, R.
dc.contributor.author Waltham, N.
dc.contributor.author Grande, Manuel
dc.date.accessioned 2008-12-04T15:59:35Z
dc.date.available 2008-12-04T15:59:35Z
dc.date.issued 2003
dc.identifier.citation Parker , D , Browning , R , Waltham , N & Grande , M 2003 , ' The D-CIXS X-ray mapping spectrometer on SMART-1 ' Planetary and Space Science , vol 51 , no. 6 , pp. 427-433 . , 10.1016/S0032-0633(03)00020-5 en
dc.identifier.issn 0032-0633
dc.identifier.other PURE: 90232
dc.identifier.other dspace: 2160/1372
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/1372
dc.description Grande, Manuel; Browning, R.; Waltham, N.; Parker, D., 'The D-CIXS X-ray mapping spectrometer on SMART-1', Planetary and Space Science (2003) 51(6) pp.427-433 RAE2008 en
dc.description.abstract The D-CIXS Compact X-ray Spectrometer will provide high quality spectroscopic mapping of the Moon, the primary science target of the ESA SMART-1 mission. D-CIXS consists of a high throughput spectrometer, which will perform spatially localised X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy. It will also carry a solar monitor, to provide the direct calibration needed to produce a global map of absolute lunar elemental abundances, the first time this has been done. Thus it will achieve ground breaking science within a resource envelope far smaller than previously thought possible for this type of instrument, by exploiting two new technologies, swept charge devices and micro-structure collimators. The new technology does not require cold running, with its associated overheads to the spacecraft. At the same time it will demonstrate a radically novel approach to building a type of instrument essential for the BepiColombo mission and potential future planetary science targets. en
dc.format.extent 7 en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Planetary and Space Science en
dc.title The D-CIXS X-ray mapping spectrometer on SMART-1 en
dc.type Text en
dc.type.publicationtype Article (Journal) en
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0032-0633(03)00020-5
dc.contributor.institution Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences en
dc.contributor.institution Institute of Mathematics & Physics (ADT) en
dc.contributor.institution Mathematics and Physics en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en


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