Krawczynski, Physics recieves NASA grant for Black Hole Finder mission

Henric Krawczynski, Ph.D., associate professor of physics in Arts & Sciences, has received a three-year, $921,717 grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for research titled "Optimization of CZT Detectors with Sub-mm Pixel Pitches." The purpose of the grant is to develop room-temperature semiconductor detectors for EXIST (Energetic X-ray Imaging Survey Telescope), a hard X-ray imaging all-sky deep survey mission that will be the Black Hole Finder, one of three Einstein Probes in the Beyond Einstein Program.