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Session 36 - New Insights on X-ray Binaries - I.
Oral session, Wednesday, June 11
North Main Hall C/D,

[36.06] ASCA Observations of X-ray Binaries

N. E. White (LHEA-GSFC)

The ASCA Observatory was launched in February 1993, and provided a new capability to observe X-ray binary systems. The mission carries the first X-ray CCD detectors to be flown, and also imaging gas scintillation proportional counters. These detectors combined with high throughput X-ray optics have provided high quality X-ray spectra on many different classes of X-ray binaries. In this talk I will review some of the key new results on X-ray binaries that have come from the ASCA mission.

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