Advanced Telescope for High Energy Astrophysics
The Wide Field Imager for the Athena X-ray Observatory

Publications

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2019


2018

Magnetic Shielding of Soft Protons in Future X-Ray Telescopes: The Case of the ATHENA Wide Field Imager
Fioretti, V. et al. 2018, ApJ, 867, 9

The Wide Field Imager instrument for Athena
Meidinger, N. et al. 2018, SPIE 106991F

First tests of large prototype DEPFET detectors for ATHENA's wide field imager
Bohnholzer, M. et al. 2018, SPIE 106991H

Evaluation of the ATHENA/WFI instrumental background
von Kienlin, A. et al. 2018, SPIE 106991I

ATHENA WFI optical blocking filters development status toward the end of the instrument phase-A
Barbera, M. et al. 2018, SPIE 106991K

Structural modelling and mechanical tests supporting the design of the ATHENA X-IFU thermal filters and WFI optical blocking filter
Parodi, G. et al. 2018, SPIE 106994C

Energy response of ATHENA WFI prototype detectors
Treberspurg, W. et al. 2018, SPIE 106994F

Studies of operation modes for the ATHENA WFI detectors
Behrens, A. et al. 2018, SPIE 106994I

Recent improvements on high-speed DEPFET detectors for x-ray astronomy
Müller-Seidlitz, J. et al. 2018, SPIE 106994I

VERITAS 2.2: a low noise source follower and drain current readout integrated circuit for the wide field imager on the Athena x-ray satellite
Herrmann, S. et al. 2018, SPIE 1070935


2017

The Wide Field Imager instrument for Athena
Meidinger, N. et al. 2017, SPIE 10397-12

Studies of prototype DEPFET sensors for the Wide Field Imager of Athena
Treberspurg, W. et al. 2017, SPIE 10397-10


2016

Detectability of exoplanet transits with ATHENA’s WFI instrument: testing for white and correlated noise
Carpano, S. et al. 2016, SPIE 9905-167

Thermal analysis of the WFI on the ATHENA observatory
Fürmetz, M. et al. 2016, SPIE 9905-82

The wide-field imager instrument for ATHENA
Meidinger, N. et al. 2016, SPIE 9905-78

Spectroscopic performance of DEPFET active pixel sensor prototypes suitable for the high count rate ATHENA WFI detector
Müller-Seidlitz, J., 2016, SPIE 9905-195

WFI electronics and on-board data processing
Plattner, M., 2016, SPIE 9905-81

The filter and calibration wheel for the ATHENA wide field imager
Rataj, M. et al. 2016, SPIE 9905-196

Wide field imager key science drivers
Rau, A. et al. 2016, SPIE 9905-79

Surface investigation and aluminum oxide estimation on test filters for the ATHENA X-IFU and WFI detectors
Sciortino, L. et al. 2016, SPIE 9905-194

Studies of prototype DEPFET sensors for the wide field imager of ATHENA
Treberspurg, W. et al. 2016, SPIE 9905-80


2015

Wide field imager instrument for the Advanced Telescope for High Energy Astrophysics
Meidinger, N., et al., 2015, JATIS, 1, 014006

Development of the Wide Field Imager for Athena
Meidinger, N., et al., 2015, SPIE, Volume 9601, id. 96010H 11 pp


2014

The wide field imager instrument for Athena
Meidinger, N., et al., 2014, SPIE, 9144, 91442J

Development of DEPFET active pixel sensors to improve the spectroscopic response for high time resolution applications
Bähr, A., et al., 2014, SPIE, 9144, 914411

VERITAS 2.0 a multi-channel readout ASIC suitable for the DEPFET arrays of the WFI for Athena
Porro, M., et al., 2014, SPIE, 9144, 91445N

Athena end-to-end simulations
Wilms, J., et al., 2014, SPIE, 9144, 91445X

Background studies for ATHENA: towards a new assessment phase
Perinati, E., Santangelo, A., Tenzer, C., 2014, SPIE, 9144, 91445Y


2013

The Hot and Energetic Universe: A White Paper presenting the science theme motivating the Athena+ mission
Nandra, K., et al., 2013,

The Hot and Energetic Universe: The Wide Field Imager (WFI) for Athena+
Rau, A., et al., 2013,


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