XMM-Newton Users Handbook


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3.4.6.2 RGS flux to count rate conversion

For the conversion of flux to RGS count rates or of count rates from other X-ray satellites to count rates expected for the RGS instruments, we recommend the use of the SAS task 'rgsrmfgen' to generate a response matrix to be used for simulations, and/or the use of the PIMMS software at NASA's HEASARC 5.



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