Athena Overview Documents

Supporting Science Documents include more detailed science cases prepared in support of the Athena original proposal.

Summary Report from the Concurrent Design Facility (CDF)

General Observatory description

WFI Instrument Description

X-IFU Instrument Description

X-ray Optics Design Description


Resources - files FROM the Instrument CONSORTIA

For simulations, X-IFU response files can be found at the consortium web page; WFI response and specimen background files, together with explanatory documents, can be found at the MPE external site.


Athena Acronyms

A list of acronyms can be found here.