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A. Acronyms

The following table lists acronyms used in this document.
Chapter Acronym Definition
  ADC Analogue to Digital Converter
  ARF Ancillary Response File
  ASCA Advanced Satellite for Cosmology and Astrophysics
  ASCII American Standard Code for Information Interchange
  ATOMDB ATOMic DataBase
  BGO Bismuth Germanate
  BI Back-Illuminated
  CALDB CALibration DataBase
  CCD Charge-Coupled Devices
  CIAO Chandra Interactive Analysis of Observations
  Co-I Co-Investigator
  CXB Cosmic X-ray Background
  DARTS Data ARchive and Transmission System
  DEC Declination
  DET DETector (coordinates DETX and DETX)
  EEF Encircled Energy Function
  FI Front-Illuminated
  FITS Flexible Image Transport System
  FFF First FITS Files
  FOC FOCal plane (coordinates FOCX and FOCY)
  FW Filter Wheel (on XRS)
  FWHM Full-Width at Half-Maximum
  GHF Gain History File
  GPT Gain Parameter Table
  GHT Gain History Table
  GIF Graphics Interchange Format
  GO Guest Observer

Chapter Acronym Definition
  GOF Guest Observer Facility
  GRB Gamma-Ray Burst
  GSFC Goddard Space Flight Center
  GSO Gadolinium Silicate
  GTI Good Time Interval
  HEA High Energy Astrophysics
  HEASARC High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center
  HK House Keeping
  HPD Half-Power Diameter
  HTML HyperText Markup Language
  HXD Hard X-Ray Detector
  ISAS Institute of Space and Astronautical Science
  JAXA Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
  NRA NASA Research Announcement
  NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  NXB Non X-ray Background
  OBF Optical Blocking Filter
  OS Operating System
  PDMP Project Data Management Plan
  PHA Pulse Height Amplitude
  PI Principal Investigator
  PI Pulse Invariant
  PIN Positive Intrinsic Negative
  PMT Photon Multiplier Tube
  QDE Quantum Detection Efficiency
  RA Right Ascension
  RDD Residual Dark-current Distribution
  RMF Redistribution Matrix File
  ROSAT RÖntgen SATellite
  RPT Raw Packet Telemetry
  RXTE Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer
  SAA South Atlantic Anomaly
  SAX Satellite per Astronomia X
  S/C Spacecraft
  SFF Second FITS Files
  SIS Solid-state Imaging Spectrometers
  SWG Science Working Group
  TAI Temps Atomique International
  TOO Target Of Opportunity
  USC Uchinoura Space Center
  UTC Universal Time Coordinated

Chapter Acronym Definition
  WAM Wideband All-sky Monitor
  WPU Well Processing Unit
  XIS X-Ray Imaging Spectrometer
  XMM X-Ray Multi-Mirror Mission
  XRS X-Ray Spectrometer
  XRT X-Ray Telescope
  XRT-I X-Ray Telescope for one of the four XIS detectors
  XRT-S X-Ray Telescope for the XRS detector

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Katja Pottschmidt 2013-09-04