Welcome to the web page of the X-ray Astrophysics group at the University of Miami. In these pages you will find information on who we are and what we do, including a description of the experiments we are involved with, and the publications resulting from this work.
The group is involved in the following activities:

DXL: a sounding rocket experiment for the study and characterization of the Solar Wind Charge eXchange (SWCX) and the Local Hot Bubble (LHB), launched on December 12 2012;
DXL2: the second sounding rocket experiment for the study and characterization of the Solar Wind Charge eXchange (SWCX) and the Local Hot Bubble (LHB), has successfully launched on December 4 2015, stay tuned for the results;
The study of the Diffuse X-ray Background (DXB) and its relation with the composition and evolution of the interstellar and intergalactic medium;
The study and modeling of the Warm-Hot Intergalactic Medium (WHIM);
Astro-H: An X-ray satellite developed by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) in collaboration with NASA, SRON, and various Japanese institutions, which will launch in early 2016;
XQC: A sounding rocket experiment for the study of the Diffuse X-ray Background with cryogenic microcalorimeters, lead by the University of Wisconsin;
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