Chandra public info
LETG Observer Info
Overview of what I do
XRCF Final Report--The urtext for Chandra ground calibration.
HXDS Home page--Kept for its sentimental value, and for the HXDS operations/debug guide
HRC-S gain map update/recalibration
(suspended; to be redone in 2019)
HRC-S Badpix Study (2017)
LETG/HRC-S Extraction Region and Enclosed Energy Fraction (2015)
LETG Higher Order Diffraction Efficiencies (2011)
Probabilistic Deadtime and Pile-up Modeling of Pulse Height Spectra (XRCF SSD Carbon Continuum) (2009)
HRC-S Gain Map and LETG Background Filter (2008)
Liquid nitrogen ice cream
at the XRCF -- While we toiled on the night shift.
The Darryls of Madison County -- The definitive story of life at XRCF, by poet laureate Roger Carlson.
The AXAF calibration song -- I'm the immensely proud author of eighteen of the verses.
Back home again in da UP -- Keweenaw = kee wuh naw, Mackinac = mack i naw, pasty = pass tee.
Chandra haiku -- by Tom Calderwood
HXDS comrades -- The Tim Norton collection, including XRCF and BESSY
UCB Kahn group -- The Golden Horde in Hawaii (2000)
publications -- (pdf) and (html)
Last update Jun 2018