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D Acronyms

ASCAAdvanced Satellite for Cosmology and Astrophysics

ADCAnalog to Digital Converter

AEAnalog Electronics

BBXRTBroad Band X-ray Telescope

CCDCharge Coupled Device

CPU Central Processing Unit

CTECharge Transfer Efficiency

DEDigital Electronics

DFE Dark Frame Error

DSPDigital Signal Processor

EOBExtensible Optical Bench

EXOSATEuropean X-ray Observatory Satellite

FITSFlexible Image Transport System

FOVField Of View

FWHMFull Width Half Maximum

GISGas scintillation Imaging Spectrometer

GOFGuest Observer Facility

GSFCNASA Goddard Space Flight Center

GSPCGas Scintillation Proportional Counter

HPDHalf-Power Diameter

HEASARCHigh Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center

IGSPCImaging Gas Scintillation Proportional Counter

ISASInstitute of Space and Astronautical Science

LHEALaboratory of High Energy Astrophysics

MPCMulti-channel Pulse Count

OGIPOffice of Guest Investigator Programs

PCALPosition Calibration

PHPulse Height

PIPulse Invariant (channel)

PIMMSPortable Interactive Multi-Mission Simulator

PSFPoint Spread Function

PVPerformance Verification

QEQuantum Efficiency

RBMRadiation Burst Monitor

RDDResidual Dark Distribution

ROSATRoentgen Satellite

RTDRise Time Discriminator

SAA South Atlantic Anomaly

SISSolid-state Imaging Spectrometer

SPIKEScientific Planning Interactive Knowledge Expert system

XRTX-ray Telescope(s)

Michael Arida
Tue May 13 19:54:56 EDT 1997