Data acquisition, control, communication and computation system of solar X-ray spectrometer (SOXS) mission
Amish B. Shah N. M. Vadher Rajmal Jain Hemant Dave Vishal Shah K. S. B. Manian Satish Kayasth Vinod Patel Girish Ubale Kirit Shah Chirag Solanki M. R. Deshpande Ramkrishna Sharma C. N. Umapathy N. Viswanath Ravi Kulkarni P. S. Kumar
The Solar X-ray Spectrometer (SOXS) mission onboard GSAT-2 Indian Spacecraft was launched on 08 May 2003 using GSLV-D2 rocket by Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). SOXS aims to study solar flares, which are the most violent and energetic phenomena in the solar system, in the energy range of 4–56 keV with high spectral and temporal resolution. SOXS employs state-of-the-art semiconductor devices, viz., Si-Pin and CZT detectors to achieve sub-keV energy resolution requirements. In this paper, we present an overview of data acquisition, control, communication and computation of low energy payload of the SOXS mission.
Amish B. Shah1 N. M. Vadher1 Rajmal Jain1 Hemant Dave1 Vishal Shah1 K. S. B. Manian1 Satish Kayasth1 Vinod Patel1 Girish Ubale1 Kirit Shah1 Chirag Solanki1 M. R. Deshpande1 Ramkrishna Sharma2 C. N. Umapathy2 N. Viswanath2 Ravi Kulkarni2 P. S. Kumar2
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