Large Area X-ray Proportional Counter
AstroSat

Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics, TIFR

Launched on September 28, 2015



All three LAXPC detectors have been individualy calibrated in thermo-vac chambers using known energy sources.
effective area plot

The LAXPC Detector inside thermovac chamber for ground calibration.

click here for a detailed calibration document of LAXPC-10 Detector.

click here for a detailed calibration document of LAXPC-20 Detector.

click here for a detailed calibration document of LAXPC-30 Detector.

DT-30 collimator scan

Study of Collimator characteristics

DT-30 collimator scan

Study of Collimator characteristics

DT30 spectra

The fits to measured spectra for Am241 line source & by simulation for LAXPC Detector DT30.

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