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Optical Engineering

Review of grazing incidence optics fabrication techniques for x-ray astronomy
Author(s): Melville P. Ulmer
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Paper Abstract

This paper covers the various techniques that are currently being used and developed to fabricate grazing incidence x-ray optics for the energy range from about 0.2 to 20 keV. Techniques covered will include diamond turning, thin foils, epoxy/carbon-fiber replication, electroforming replication, and float glass/Kirkpatrick-Baez techniques.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1990
PDF: 4 pages
Opt. Eng. 29(8) doi: 10.1117/12.55681
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 29, Issue 8
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Melville P. Ulmer, Northwestern Univ. (United States)


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