Model for astrophysical X-ray absorption fine structure

Robert C. Forrey, Jonathan W. Woo, Kyeongjae Cho

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Abstract

We present a theoretical model and database designed to provide analysis of astrophysical X-ray absorption fine structure (XAFS). The model includes spherical wave corrections and multiple-scattering contributions to the modification of the X-ray absorption coefficient. The model and database provide the basis for the astrophysical XAFS analysis (AXA) tool, which may be used to analyze properties of interstellar grains and molecules from high-resolution X-ray spectra expected to be observed by future satellite missions (e.g., the Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)236-243
Number of pages8
JournalAstrophysical Journal
Volume505
Issue number1 PART I
DOIs
StatePublished - 1998

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Space and Planetary Science

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