Quick-Look Table of SWS Capabilities

ISO Short Wavelength Spectrometer (SWS)
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Instrument:     Grating Spectrometer (GS)      Fabry-Perot (FP) Filters
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Wavelength      SW:  2.4 -- 12.0 um
Coverage        LW: 12.0 -- 45.2 um           15 - 26 um, 26 - 35 um
                                              (11.4um @low R; 44.5um @low sens.)
Spectral
Resolution      1000-2000 (300-150 km/s)      30000 (10 km/s)
(l/delta-l)
 
Slit Width (")  SW: 14" x 20" (all bands)
Aperture        LW: 14" x 27" (12-30 um)     10" x 39" (11.4-26 um)
                    20" x 33" (30-45 um)     17" x 40" (26  -44.5 um)
 
Standard Mode   AOT SWS06                     AOT SWS03
 
Limiting Flux   0.7 Jy @  2.38 um             1-2 x 10^-15 W/m^2
Density         0.4 Jy @ 45.2  um             (unresolved line)
(10 min; snr=20; 8 resolution elements)
 
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Spatial resolution: 2" (2.4 um) -- 38" (45 um)