Calibration Meetings Presentations

Meetings Table

  • Leicester, March 2012
  • Mallorca, March 2011
  • Madrid, March 2010
  • Mallorca, April 2009
  • Mallorca, April 2008
  • Mallorca, November 2007
  • Palermo, April 2007
  • Mallorca, October 2006
  • Iceland, June 2006
  • MPE, May 2006
  • ESAC, October 2005
  • Mallorca, February 2005
  • Vilspa, March 2004
  • Saclay, September 2003
  • Tuebingen, February 2003
  • Vilspa, July 2002
  • Ringberg, April 2002
  • Milan, November 2001
  • Leicester, June 2001
  • Paris, February 2001
  • Leicester, July 2000
  • Paris, June 2000
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  • Leicester, March 2012
    • Meeting summary
    • Meeting agenda [pdf]
  • M. Kirsch
    • XMM-Newton mission operations [pdf]
  • P. Calderon
    • Status of EPIC operations [pdf]
  • M. Santos-LLeo
    • Status of EPIC Operations [pdf]
  • N. La Palombara
    • EPIC-MOS spare camera chain: status and prospects [pdf]
  • E. Kendziorra
    • EPIC-pn space camera chain: status and prospects [pdf]
  • M. Guainazzi
    • Review of actions and User's Group recommendations [pdf]
  • M. Stuhlinger
    • EPIC-MOS monitoring status and CTI/ADUCONV CCF update [pdf]
  • M. Smith
    • EPIC-pn monitoring status [pdf]
  • M. Freyberg
    • On EPIC-pn absolute and relative timing accuracy [pdf]
  • M. Guainazzi
    • Status of EPIC-pn timing mode calibration [pdf]
  • S. Carpano
    • An unbiased assessment of EPIC-pn burst mode calibration [pdf]
  • R. Saxton
    • The EPIC 2-D PSF: enclosed energy [pdf]
  • A. Read
    • The EPIC 2-D PSF: progress update and related astrometry issues [pdf]
  • D. Lumb
    • Straylight calibration - sieves/RGA/telescopes? [pdf]
  • M. Stuhlinger
    • XMM-Newton cross-calibration status and IACHEC news [pdf]
  • M. Guainazzi
    • Can we improve the EPIC cross-calibration by adjusting the XRT effective area? [pdf]
  • J. Nevalianen
    • Clusters and effective area [pdf]
  • H. Marshall
    • Chandra HETG effective area update and cross-calibration with XMM [pdf]
  • S. Sembay
    • Evolution in the response of the EPIC-MOS detectors
  • F. Haberl
    • 1ES0102 - EPIC pn results [pdf]
  • A. Tiengo
    • Constraining long-term and spatial variability of the pn low energy response with RXJ1856 [pdf]
  • A. Pollock
    • EPIC constraints on RGS calibration [pdf]
  • P. Jethwa
    • The EPIC-pn simulator: an application to pile-up modelling [pdf]
  • F. Gastaldello
    • Results from the CAL-medium observation of the Tycho SNR [pdf]
  • M. Smith
    • The history of EPIC-pn resolution on astrophysical sources [pdf]
  • M. Smith
    • Empirical modelling of the EPIC-pn resolution [pdf]
  • K. Dennerl
    • Testing the new tasks epnoise and epspatialcti [pdf]
  • C. Pagani
    • Laboratory measurements of traps in MOS CCDs [pdf]
  • J. Carter
    • EMOS: the new EPIC-MOS CTI/gain/trap s/w package [pdf]
  • A. Read
    • BGWG synopsis [pdf]
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  • Mallorca, March 2011
    • Meeting summary [pdf]
    • P. Calderon
      • Status of EPIC Operations [pdf]
    • K. Dennerl
      • Improving the spatial homogeneity of the absolute energy scale in EPIC pn [pdf]
    • M. Guainazzi
      • Status of EPIC-pn timing mode calibration [pdf]
    • N. La Palombara
      • Status of the EGSE updating with SCOS 2000 [pdf]
    • H. Marshall
      • Chandra/XMM-Newton cross calibration. Are we done yet? [pdf]
    • B. Mueck
      • Blank filed background templates for PN-timing mode observations [pdf]
    • A. Read
      • The EPIC PSF [pdf]
    • M. Santos-Lleo
      • Science Operations Status [pdf]
    • S. Sembay
      • Does the EPIC detector efficiency change? [pdf]
    • M. Smith
      • EPIC-PN monitoring [pdf]
    • A. Tiengo
      • On-ground and in-orbit filter ageing tests [pdf]
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  • Madrid, March 2010
    • Meeting summary [pdf]
    • P. Calderon
      • Status of EPIC Operations [pdf]
    • K. Dennerl
      • Correcting spatial inhomogeneities of the absolute energy scale [ppt]
      • Experience with combined Fe55 / Vela SNR calibration - PN [ppt]
    • A. Garcia
      • Spectral effects of PSF core excisting [ppt]
    • M. Guainazzi
      • Status of EPIC-pn Timing Mode Calibration [ppt]
      • RGA obscuration [ppt]
      • Conclusions [ppt]
    • F. Haberl
      • EPIC-pn re-distribution matrix an update [pdf]
    • M. Kirsch
      • XMM Operations [ppt]
    • J. Martin
    • S. Molendi
      • Clusters as calibration tools [ppt]
    • A. Pollock
      • The RGS calibration in 2010 [pdf]
    • P. Plucinsky
      • Update on ACIS Operations [ppt]
      • Update on ACIS Calibration [ppt]
    • A. Read
      • Summary of the BGWG [pdf]
      • MOS CCD Noise [pdf]
      • The EPIC PSF: Into the SAS [pdf]
    • M. Santos-Lleo
      • Science Operations Status [ppt]
    • R. Saxton
      • Recent changes in EPIC-related SAS spectral tasks [ppt]
    • S. Sembay
      • Using Standard Candle X-ray spectra to calibrate the strongly variable MOS response [pdf]
    • M. Smith
      • EPIC-PN/MOS Instrument Monitoring [pdf, ppt]
    • T. Song
      • psfgen The SAS Task [ppt]
    • M. Stuhlinger
      • Status of XMM-Newton cross-calibration using SASv10.0 [ppt]
      • Re-appearance of the MOS1 CCD1 meteorite column [ppt]
      • MOS1 Timing Mode noise echo of the meteorite column [ppt]
    • A. Tiengo
      • Experience with combined Fe55 / Vela SNR calibration - MOS [ppt]
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  • Mallorca, April 2009
    • Meeting summary [pdf]
    • J. Carter
      • PLOTOBS: A Visualisation tool for monitoring instrument health [ppt]
    • H. Chen
      • Low energy noise on the MOS CCDs [pdf]
    • K. Dennerl
      • Update of EPIC pn long-term monitoring [ppt]
      • Low energy calibration with the Vela SNR [ppt]
      • Update of EPIC pn noise suppression [ppt]
    • M. Guainazzi
      • Assessment of spectral quality in EPIC Fast Modes [pdf]
      • Scientific monitoring of a Routine Calibration Plan source: RXJ1856.6-3754 [pdf]
    • F. Haberl
      • Using line-rich RGS spectra to calibrate the re-distribution of EPIC-pn [pdf]
    • M. Kirsch
      • TDRS/MUST and what it might do for you... [pdf]
      • XMM recoveries in 2008 and the new operations strategy re-antennae switching [pdf]
    • H. Marshall
      • CHANDRA HRMA EFFECTIVE AREA [pdf]
    • J. Martin
      • Flexible Timeline and Operations [pdf]
    • P. Plucinsky
      • Update on ACIS Operations and Calibration [pdf, ppt]
    • A. Read
      • Update of the XMM-Newton EPIC PSF [ppt]
    • P. Calderon Riano
      • Status of EPIC Operations [pdf]
    • M. Santos-Lleo
      • Science Operations Status [pdf]
    • R. Saxton
      • Evaluation of the EPIC flux cross-calibration from 2XMM sources [ppt]
      • The Timing Mode PSF [ppt]
    • S. Sembay
      • A Phenomenological approach to the MOS detector response [ppt]
    • M. Smith
      • PN Monitoring [pdf]
    • T. Song
      • Update of Image Deconvolution Software [ppt]
    • A. Tiengo
      • EPIC Chandra Cross Calibration with the Perseus Cluster [pdf]
      • Monitoring the MOS redistribution using the SNR 1ES0102.72 [pdf]
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  • Mallorca, April 2008
    • Meeting summary [pdf]
    • M. Santos-Lleo
      • Science Operations Status [ppt]
    • G. Buenadicha, P. Calderon Riano
      • Status of EPIC operations [ppt]
    • J. Martin
      • Autocommanding [ppt]
    • M. Smith, M. Stuhlinger
      • PN and MOS Monitoring [pdf]
    • K. Dennerl
      • Update of PN long-term monitoring [ppt]
      • Origin of gain offsets: new insights from eROSITA calibration [ppt]
      • Experience with combined Fe55/Tycho SNR calibration (NRCO 71) - PN [ppt]
    • F. Haberl
      • 1E0102: Using the RGS to calibrate the energy scale and re-distribution of EPIC-PN [pdf]
    • M. Kirsch
      • EPIC pn rate dependent CTI/Gain correction epfast [pdf]
      • Time jumps - end of story [pdf]
      • Calibration evaluation of the MOS timing mode [pdf]
    • A. Tiengo
      • Experience with combined Fe55/Tycho SNR calibration (NRCO 71) - MOS [ppt]
    • S. Sembay
      • Investigation into the O edge residuals in the MOS spectra of bright continuum sources - effect of rate dependent CTI? [ppt]
    • A. Read
      • Update on the EPIC PSF [ppt]
    • T. Song
      • Image Deconvolution of XMM-Newton Data [ppt]
    • R. Saxton
      • Statistical Evaluation of the flux cross-calibration of the EPIC cameras [ppt]
    • H. Marshall
      • Chandra Mirror Effective Area Update [ppt]
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  • Mallorca, November 2007
    • Meeting summary [pdf]
    • A.Abbey
      • EPIC MOS life test facility [ppt, pdf]
    • G.Buenadicha, P.Calderon Riano
      • Status of EPIC operations [ppt]
    • V.Burwitz
      • Update on the low energy isolated neutron star and white dwarf cross-calibration standards [ppt]
    • M.Casale, J.R. Munoz
      • XMM-Mewtpm Future Instrument Operations [ppt]
    • J.Carter
      • MOS 3x3 pattern calibration [ppt]
    • K.Dennerl
      • Long term trends in PN response [ppt]
    • M.Freyberg
      • EPIC-pn FIFO resets handling [pdf]
      • Update on EPIC-pn time-jump handling [pdf]
    • J.Gimeno
      • Model PSF effects pile-up [ppt]
    • M.Kirsch
      • EPIC-pn rate dependant CTI/gain correction [pdf]
      • Operations action items [pdf]
    • N.La Palombara
      • EPIC EDGSE [pdf]
    • H.Marshall
      • The Chandra ACIS contaminant [ppt]
      • Cross-calibration with clusters of galaxies [ppt]
    • S.Molendi
      • Analysis of the soft response of pn and MOS with a sample of blazars [ppt]
    • P.Plucinsky
      • Updates on ACIS calibration and operation [ppt, pdf]
    • A.Read
      • The EPIC PSF [ppt]
      • Report from the BGWG [ppt]
    • M.Santos-Lleo
      • Science operations status [ppt]
    • S.Sembay
      • NRCO 64 - MOS calibration [ppt]
    • S.Snowden
      • XMM v Chandra - Cluster Analysis [ppt]
    • M. Stuhlinger
      • Cross-calibration with SAS 7.1 [ppt, pdf]
      • Instrument monitoring [ppt, pdf]
    • A. Tiengo
      • Energy calibration using SNR [ppt]
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  • Palermo, April 2007
    • Meeting summary [pdf]
    • T.Abbey
      • First results from the MOS life test facility [ppt, pdf]
    • G.Buenadicha
      • Status of EPIC operations [ppt, pdf]
    • K.Dennerl
      • Calibration Activities - the PN perspective [ppt, pdf]
    • F.Haberl
      • PN effective area and response [ppt, pdf]
    • M.Kirsch
      • Matters arising from previous meetings, and review of action items [pdf]
      • Calibration (pre)view tool [pdf]
      • Calibration activities at ESAC [pdf]
      • Status of the EPIC long term calibration plan [pdf]
      • Latest news of the calibration of the XMM-Newton RGS [pdf]
    • H.Marshall
      • Comparing fluxes in bandpasses [pdf]
    • L.Metcalfe
      • Science operations status [ppt, pdf]
      • Future of the XMM project [ppt, pdf]
    • P.Plucinsky
      • Chandra-ACIS calibration updates, and 1E0102 cross-cal [ppt, pdf]
    • A.Read
      • EPIC Background Working Group [ppt, pdf]
      • XRT Point spread Function (PSF) [ppt, pdf]
    • R.Saxton
    • S.Sembay
      • Changing the MOS quantum efficiency calibration [ppt, pdf]
    • M.Smith
      • PN & MOS Monitoring [ppt, pdf]
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  • Mallorca, October 2006
    • Meeting summary [pdf]
    • Group photograph [html]
    • T.Abbey
      • Using MOS 3x3 binned mode for fast(er) imaging [ppt, pdf]
      • EPIC-MOS life test facility [ppt, pdf]
    • D.Baskill
      • EPIC-MOS Timing-mode spectra problem [ppt, pdf]
      • Modelling the MOS CTI & gain (again!) [ppt, pdf]
    • G.Brenadicha
      • Status of Epic Operations [ppt, pdf]
    • V.Burwitz
      • Further cross-calibration results from RX J1856, HZ 43 and Sirius B [ppt, pdf]
      • Timing mode low energy background (with M.Freyberg) [pdf]
    • J.Carter
      • RGS & MOS cross-calibration using Zeta-Puppis [ppt, pdf]
    • K.Dennerl
      • EPIC-pn: Updates on the CTI, energy scale and energy resolution [ppt, pdf]
      • Sudden jumps in the absolute energy scale and their origin [ppt, pdf]
      • Suppression of the PN low-energy noise - an improved approach [ppt, pdf]
    • M.Kirsch
      • Calibration action items [pdf]
      • Energy calibration refinement of the EPIC-pn Burst mode [pdf]
      • XMM-Newton calibration (pre)view tool [pdf]
      • Absolute timing of XMM, and news from the time jump front [pdf]
    • H.Marshall
      • Chandra & XMM-Newton Cross-calibration [pdf]
    • A.Martin
      • Relative timing of XMM-Newton [pdf]
    • M.Martin
      • Deriving the deadtime of the EPIC-pn from FIFO reset counters [ppt, pdf]
    • L.Metcalfe
      • Science operations status [ppt, pdf]
    • P.Plucinsky
      • 1E0102: Comparing XMM-Newton RGS model with Chandra HETG data [ppt, pdf]
    • A.Pollock
      • RGS calibration after SAS 7.0.0 [ppt, pdf]
    • A.Read
      • Report from the EPIC BGWG [ppt, pdf]
      • XRT Point Spread Function in Slewing Mode [ppt, pdf]
    • R.Saxton
      • MOS 3x3 mode slow slew survey [ppt, pdf]
    • S.Sembay
      • Automated Spectral Response Fitting [ppt, pdf]
      • 2XMM - PN v MOS fluxes [ppt, pdf]
    • M.Smith
    • M.Stuhlinger
      • EPIC-MOS monitoring [ppt, pdf]
    • C.Tenzer
      • Monte-Carlo simulations of EPIC-pn background with Geant4 [pdf]
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  • Iceland, June 2006
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  • MPE, May 2006
    • Meeting summary [pdf]
    • T.Abbey
      • Reducing the MOS data rate [ppt, pdf]
    • D.Baskill
      • MOS CTI Column Correction [ppt, pdf]
    • M.Brusa
      • The problem with double event patterns [ppt, pdf]
    • G.Buenadi
      • EPIC Software Status [ppt, pdf]
    • V.Burwitz
      • Cross-calibration results from observations of RXJ1856, HZ43 and Sirius B[ppt, pdf]
    • K.Dennerl
      • Long term behaviour of the EPIC-pn CTI [ppt, pdf]
      • Properties of the EPIC-pn at low energies in large window mode [ppt, pdf, avi]
    • M.Freyberg
      • EPIC-pn large window mode fast-shift CTI correction [pdf]
      • Calibration aspects of the XMM-Newton Slew Survey [pdf, Sirius gif]
    • F.Haberl
      • EPIC-PN residuals above 6keV: an update [pdf]
      • The EPIC-PN detector stability [pdf]
    • M.Kirsch
      • Energy calibration refinement of the EPIC-pn Burst mode [ppt, pdf]
      • Calibration of the XMM-Newton RGS[presentation by Andy Pollock; ppt, pdf]
    • H.Marshall
      • Cross-calibration between XMM-Newton & Chandra [ppt, pdf]
        More XMM-Chandra comparisons [pdf]
    • L.Metcalfe
      • EPIC Science Operations [ppt, pdf]
    • A.Read
      • Report from the EPIC background working group [ppt, pdf]
      • XRT Point Spread Function [ppt, pdf]
    • S.Rives
      • Status of EPIC Operations [ppt, pdf]
    • R.Saxton
      • The XMM-Newton Slew Survey Catalogue: XMMSL1 [ppt, pdf]
    • S.Sembay
      • The effective area of EPIC [ppt, pdf]
    • M.Smith
    • M.Stuhlinger
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  • ESAC, October 2005
    • Meeting summary [pdf]
    • T.Abbey
      • MOS1 CCD1 Hot Column [ppt, pdf]
    • I.Caballero
      • EPIC relative timing analysis [ppt, pdf]
    • K.Dennerl
      • Adjustment of the spatial gain in the EPIC-PN [ppt, pdf]
      • Long term behaviour of the EPIC PN CTI [ppt, pdf]
    • M.Kirsch
      • Open EPIC-CAL action items [ppt, pdf]
      • Crab: The standard X-ray candle with all (modern) X-ray satellites [ppt, pdf]
      • EPIC long-term calibration [ppt, pdf]
    • A.Read
      • EPIC background working group [ppt, pdf]
    • S.Sembay
      • Implementation of the MOS spatial/temporal DRM: Does it work ? [ppt, pdf]
    • M.Stuhlinger
      • Status of XMM-Newton cross-calibration with SAS v6.5 [ppt, pdf]
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  • Mallorca, February 2005

    The talks included herein are from the operations, calibrations, and background meetings.

    • Meeting summary [pdf]
    • T.Abbey
      • MOS CCD Noise [ppt,pdf]
      • New modes for the MOS detectors [ppt,pdf]
    • B.Altieri
      • Results from cross-calibration studies [ppt,pdf]
    • J.Ballet
      • Column rejection algorithm in the MOS [ppt,pdf]
    • D.Baskill
      • Column-by-column CTI correction and gain (ADU-eV) monitoring [ppt,pdf]
    • G.Buenadicha
      • EPIC on-board software [ppt,pdf]
    • V.Burwitz
      • Database of Chandra LETG spectra for cross-calibration [awaiting pdf/ppt...]
    • K.Dennerl
      • Adjustment of spatial gain variations of the PN [ppt,pdf]
      • EPIC PN CTI [ppt,pdf]
      • Properties of double event patterns [ppt,pdf]
    • M.P.Esquej
      • Energy calibration refinement of the PN eFF [pdf]
    • A.Finoguenov
      • EPIC-pn background in deep fields [ppt,pdf]
    • M.Freyberg
      • PN large window mode fast CTI correction [pdf]
      • Results of the MIP OCR observation [pdf +gif 1, gif 2, gif 3, gif 4]
      • EPIC-PN background analysis [pdf]
    • F.Haberl
      • EPIC-PN observations of Zeta Puppis [pdf]
    • E.Kendziorra
      • PN Timing mode: What causes the brighter line? [pdf]
    • M.Kirsch
      • EPIC Instrument Anomaly Gallery Tool & Cross-Calibration Tool [ppt,pdf]
      • PN time-jump analysis [ppt,pdf]
      • A proposal for correct treatment of fast mode ARFs [ppt,pdf]
      • Summary status of the EPIC calibration [ppt,pdf]
      • The long term EPIC in-orbit calibration plan [ppt,pdf]
    • H.Marshall
      • Chandra Effective areas [pdf]
    • L.Metcalfe
      • Review of actions & Status of science operations [ppt,pdf]
    • S.Molendi
      • Spatial gain calibration of MOS & PN: relevance to extended sources studies [ppt,pdf]
      • MOS-PN cross-calibration with a sample of galaxy clusters [ppt,pdf]
      • Background modelling for hot medium-redshift clusters [ppt,pdf]
    • P.Plucinsky
      • A comparison of spectral fit results of E0102 from the Chandra & XMM CCDs [ppt, pdf]
    • A.Read
      • What can we do with pattern 31? [ppt,pdf]
      • Temporal & spatial dependance of the MOS RMF - 1 [ppt,pdf]
      • Updates & additions to the EPIC background products [ppt,pdf]
    • S.Rives
      • Status of EPIC operations & NCR status[ppt,pdf]
    • R.Saxton
    • S.Sembay
      • Temporal & spatial dependance of the MOS RMF - 2 [ppt,pdf]
    • M.Smith
    • S.Snowden
      • Deterministic modelling of the MOS background [ppt,pdf]
    • M.Stuhlinger
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  • Vilspa, March 2004
    • Meeting summary [pdf]
    • T.Abbey
      • MOS timing mode spectral features and possible improvements [ppt,pdf]
    • B.Altieri
      • EPIC astrometry update [ppt,pdf]
    • J.Ballet
      • Bit flips in the MOS offset tables [ppt,pdf]
    • D.Baskill
      • EPIC MOS Gain, CTI & CTI by column [ppt,pdf]
    • K.Dennerl
      • EPIC-pn detector noise suppression; application to Vela observations [ppt, pdf]
      • Temporal Variation of the EPIC-pn energy response: CTI, peak positions, energy resolutions [ppt,pdf]
    • M.Freyberg
      • Calibration measurements for the EPIC-PN window modes[pdf]
    • F.Haberl
      • EPIC-pn response matrix: an update [ppt,pdf]
    • M.Kirsch
      • XMM-Newton Cross Calibration[ppt,pdf]
      • MOS Timing mode calibration[ppt,pdf]
      • Status of EPIC time jump problems[ppt,pdf]
    • A.Read
      • XRT Point Spread Function [ppt,pdf]
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  • Saclay, September 2003
    • Meeting summary, [pdf]
    • B.Altieri
      • EPIC optical PSF [pdf]
      • EPIC MOS monitoring [pdf]
      • MOS performance degradation due to radiation [pdf]
    • J.Ballet
      • MOS flickering pixels [ppt,pdf]
    • K.Dennerl
      • Spatial variation of the energy scale [ppt,pdf]
      • Spatial variation of the energy scale 2 [ppt,pdf]
      • Temporal Variation of the EPIC-pn energy response: CTI, peak positions, energy resolutions [ppt,pdf]
    • M.Freyberg
      • EPIC-pn background summary [pdf]
    • M.Kirsch
      • The XMM cross-calibration campaign [ppt,pdf]
      • Calibration of the EPIC MOS Timing Mode [ppt,pdf]
      • In-orbit vignetting calibration of the XMM XRT [ppt,pdf]
    • A.Read
      • Analysis of the X-ray PSF [ppt,pdf]
    • S.Sembay
      • Epoch dependent MOS QE & RMF, and PN cross-calibration [ppt,pdf]
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  • Tuebingen, February 2003
    • Meeting summary [pdf]
    • T.Abbey
      • MOS cameras pre and post cooling[ppt,pdf]
    • J.Ballet
    • K.Dennerl
      • EPIC PN: Comparing FF & eFF modes; Optical loading[gzip/ps]
      • Methods for improving low energy spectra & images; spatial offsets, detector noise & out-of-time events [gzip/ps]
    • M.Ehle
      • CALCLOSED observation plan (2003) [tar/ps]
    • F.Haberl
      • The EPIC-pn spectral response [ppt,pdf]
    • M.Kirsch
      • Results from the EPIC calibration workshop at MPE (29-31/11/02) [ppt,pdf]
      • Cross calibration with PKS0558-504 [ppt,pdf]
    • L.Metcalfe
      • RGS/MOS cooling results [ppt,pdf]
      • Actions + Status of science Operations [ppt,pdf]
    • S.Molendi
      • Testing the EPIC hard band calibration [ppt,pdf]
    • W.Pietsch
    • A.Read
    • R.Saxton
    • S.Sembay
      • MOS Cooling Results & Current Response [ppt,pdf]
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  • Vilspa, July 2002
    • Meeting summary [pdf]
    • B.Altieri
      • Monitoring of the EPIC MOS instruments [pdf]
      • Status of the EPIC science operations [pdf]
      • MOS/pn cross-calibration: Cas A & PKS2155 [pdf]
      • MOS cooling test [pdf]
      • Earth limb tests [pdf]
      • Latest News on the single-boresight [pdf]
    • J.Ballet
    • P.Bennie
      • MOS Cooling tests [pdf]
      • MOS Gain & Responses [pdf]
    • Denherder
      • RGS related items [pdf]
    • K.Dennerl
    • M.Ehle
      • Feedback on EPIC calibration [pdf]
    • G.Griffiths
    • F.Haberl
      • EPIC-PN response matrix update: below 1keV & RXJ1856 [gzip/ps]
    • M.Kirsch
      • MOS CTI [pdf]
      • High time resolution of the epic-pn camera [pdf]
    • S.Molendi
      • MOS internal background [pdf]
    • R.Saxton
      • Vignetting from the PSF [pdf]
    • S.Sembay
      • MOS cross-calibration & timing mode spectra calibration [pdf]
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  • Ringberg, April 2002
    • Meeting summary [pdf]
    • T.Abbey
      • Cooling the MOS CCDs [pdf]
    • B.Altieri
      • MOS CTI trends, corrections, and temperature dependance [gzip/tar/ps]
      • PN Energy scale on N132D & Cas A [gzip/tar/ps]
    • P.Bennie
      • Energy Scale Monitoring whilst utilising the RMF [pdf]
      • Parameterising the RMF sigma parameter as a function of time [pdf]
    • J.W.den herder
    • K.Dennerl
    • M.Ehle
      • User group comments on the SAS [pdf]
    • P.Ferrando
      • Analysis of GRS1758 [pdf]
    • S.Ghizzardi
      • PSF in-flight calibration for the PN camera [ppt]
    • G.Griffiths
      • MOS/pn Hard X-ray Cross Calibration [pdf]
      • EPIC PSF [pdf]
    • F.Haberl
    • M.Kirsch
      • Preliminary results of a pulse resolved spectroscopy of the Crab [pdf]
    • D.Neumann
      • The different background components [pdf]
      • The PSF of clusters at high redshift with XMM-Newton [pdf]
    • W.Pietsch
      • XMM-Newton Radiation levels [pdf]
    • R.Saxton
      • SAS v5.3 Detector Response Matrix Calculation [ppt]
    • S.Sembay
      • Broad-Band MOS v PN Cross-Calibration Study [ppt]
    • M.Smith
      • PN Offset Map investigation [pdf]
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  • Milan, November 2001
    • Meeting agenda [txt]
    • T.Abbey
      • Even Newer MOS modes...! [pdf]
    • B.Altieri
      • MOS CTI Correction [pdf]
    • P.Bennie
      • Low energy MOS Calibration with SNR 1E0102 [pdf]
      • MOS Charge Injection tests [pdf]
      • Column to column variation of Calibration Line centroids in the MOS CCDs [pdf]
    • K.Dennerl
    • P.Ferrando
      • Checking encircled energy by spectral fitting [pdf]
    • S.Ghizzardi
      • PSF in-flight calibration for MOS 1 and MOS 2 cameras [pdf]
    • G.Griffiths
      • MOS/PN cross-calibration using continuum sources [pdf]
    • F.Haberl
      • The EPIC-PN response matrix: Cross calibration with MOS/RGS [gzip/ps]
      • The EPIC-PN response matrix: Extended Full-Frame Mode [gzip/ps]
    • J.W. den Herder
    • M.Kirsch
      • EPIC-pn-Energy-monitoring [pdf]
      • Calibration of the EPIC-PN camera in the fast modes [pdf]
    • D.Lumb
      • EPIC Background Template Files [ppt]
    • S.Sembay
      • Modifications to MOS Response File [ppt]
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  • Leicester, June 2001
    • Meeting summary [gzip/ps]
    • T.Abbey
      • Cooling of CCDs and charge injection [pdf]
      • New MOS modes [pdf]
    • B.Altieri
      • MOS Bad pixel monitoring [No file available]
    • P.Bennie
      • Line centroids and house-keeping parameter correlations [pdf]
      • CTI Correction [pdf]
    • M.Casale
      • Summary of Eclipse Observations [pdf]
      • XMM-Newton TTD Meeting [pdf]
    • M.Dadina
      • Soft protons vignetting study in EPIC MOS CCDs [ps/gzip/tar]
    • K.Dennerl
    • P.Ferrando
      • Spectral and spatial deformations on piled-up sources [pdf]
    • G.Griffiths
      • Energy Dependance of on axis PSF [gzip/ps]
    • E.Kendziorra
      • Bad Pixel maps in house-keeping data [gzip/ps]
      • Improving the PN Offset Calculation [gzip/ps]
    • M.Kirsch
      • Calibration of the EPIN-PN camera in the fast modes [pdf]
    • N.La Palombara
      • MOS/PN Cross-Comparison: Analysis of N132D [gzip/ps]
    • A.Tiengo
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  • Paris, February 2001
    • Meeting agenda [pdf]
    • T.Abbey
      • Interim Report on EPIC MOS CCD low-energy proton tests [pdf]
    • B.Altieri
      • EPIC real-time monitoring [pdf]
      • MOS Bad Pixels monitoring [pdf]
      • Scientific Validation of the SAS [pdf]
    • M.Arnaud
      • Background and Vignetting [pdf]
    • P.Bennie
      • Charge Transfer Inefficiency [pdf]
      • Bright Pixel Trends [pdf]
      • Components of the MOS RMF [pdf]
    • Briel
    • M.Cappi
      • Comparison of SAS/xmmselect/evselect with XANADU/xselect/fselect [pdf]
    • M.Casale
      • Preparation for the next eclipse season [pdf]
    • K.Dennerl
    • M.Ehle
      • Update of the XMM User Handbook for AO2 [pdf]
    • P.Ferrando
      • Search for "memory" effects as a potential cause of background events [pdf]
    • F.Giannini
      • EPIC-PN Open Points & EPIC NCR Status [pdf]
    • G.Griffiths
      • EPIC/RGS cross-calibration [pdf]
      • CCD Noise Filtering [pdf]
    • F.Haberl
    • E.Kendziorra
      • Status of PN Burst Mode for AO2 [pdf]
      • PN Timing Mode: New strategy [pdf]
      • Status of PN offset calculation method [pdf]
    • M.Kirsch
      • Calibration of the EPIC-pn Camera in Timing Mode [tar/gzip/jpg]
    • D.Lumb
      • EPIC CTI, Offsets & Vignetting [pdf]
    • N.La Palombara
      • MOS/PN Cross Comparison: N132D [pdf]
    • S.Rives
      • Status of EPIC operations [pdf]
      • House-keeping monitoring [pdf]
    • J.L.Sauvageot
      • Pattern 31 events [pdf]
      • Analysis of the beyond-FOV region for background estimates [pdf]
    • S.Sembay
      • EPIC-MOS RMF Update [pdf]
    • A.Tiengo
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  • Leicester, July 2000
    • M.Arnaud
    • P.Bennie
      • Line centroid scatter, with temperature [gzip/ps]
    • M.Dadina
    • K.Dennerl
    • P.Ferrando
      • EPIC-MOS X-Ray Events Recognition and Characterisation [gzip/ps]
    • G.Griffiths
    • F.Haberl
    • N.La Palombara
      • MOS filter comparisons of CAL83 & HZ43 [zip/ps]
    • D.Neumann
      • MOS in-flight vignetting calibration [gzip/ps]
    • S.Rives
      • Operational status/eclipses/slew exposures/offset calculations/new NCRs [ppt]
    • J.L.Sauvageot
      • Selecting pattern 31 X-rays from pattern 31 cosmic-rays [gzip/ps]
    • D.Texier
      • Radiation levels for MOS & PN [pdf]
      • MOS radiation levels [pdf]
      • PN radiation levels [pdf]
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  • Paris, June 2000
    • Meeting agenda [ppt]
    • T.Abbey
    • M.Arnaud
      • Spectral fitting variations in the EPIC/MOS [gzip/tar/ps]
    • P.Bennie
    • G.Griffiths
    • E.Kendziorra
      • PN Timing-mode (inc. CTE) and optical loading [ppt]
      • Capture of electrons in traps - the physics of CTE [ppt]
    • D.Lumb
      • CCF Files [ppt]
    • D.Neumann
    • J.L.Sauvageot
      • Cleaning and Proximity Analysis [gzip/ps]
      • Oxygen edge, gain & offset, fitting spectra [gzip/ps]
    • A.Tiengo
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