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Paper: Projected XMM Vision for MCVs
Volume: 157, Annapolis Workshop on Magnetic Cataclysmic Variables
Page: 421
Authors: James, Cynthia H.; Branduardi-Raymont, Graziella; Cropper, Mark
Abstract: The XMM satellite has a scientific payload of 3 EPIC and 2 RGS instruments which provide imaging, non-dispersive spectroscopy and medium-to-high resolution dispersive spectroscopy, in the soft to medium X-ray bands. We describe the instrumental characteristics of XMM, comparing them to those of ASCA. We also forecast the expected X-ray spectra of a selection of polars and intermediate polars by means of simulations based on ASCA model fits.
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