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Optical Engineering

Fabrication and characterization of replicated and lacquer-coated grazing incidence optics for x-ray astronomy
Author(s): Melville P. Ulmer; Rudy H. Haidle; Robert I. Altkorn; P. Georgopoulos; Brian G. Rodricks; Peter Z. Takacs
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Paper Abstract

We discuss the fabrication and testing of electroformed replica Wolter I optics made from gold-coated lacquered mandrels. We also discuss testing of gold- and palladium-coated lacquered test flats. X-ray (5 keV for Wolter I mirror and 8 to 40 keV for test flats) and optical (Wyko NCP-1 000 profiler) measurements were used to evaluate the mirrors.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1991
PDF: 5 pages
Opt. Eng. 30(8) doi: 10.1117/12.55918
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 30, Issue 8
Show Author Affiliations
Melville P. Ulmer, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
Rudy H. Haidle
Robert I. Altkorn, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
P. Georgopoulos, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
Brian G. Rodricks, Argonne National Lab. (United States)
Peter Z. Takacs, Brookhaven National Lab. (United States)


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