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Calibration of the multispectral solar telescope array multilayer mirrors and XUV filters
Author(s): Maxwell J. Allen; Thomas D. Willis; Charles C. Kankelborg; Ray H. O'Neal; Dennis S. Martinez-Galarce; Craig Edward DeForest; Lisa R. Jackson; Joakim F. Lindblom; Arthur B. C. Walker; Troy W. Barbee; J. W. Weed; Richard B. Hoover; Forbes R. Powell
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Paper Abstract

The Multi-Spectral Solar Telescope Array (MSSTA), a rocket-borne solar observatory, was successfully flown in May, 1991, obtaining solar images in eight XUV and FUV bands with 12 compact multilayer telescopes. Extensive measurements have recently been carried out on the multilayer telescopes and thin film filters at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory. These measurements are the first high spectral resolution calibrations of the MSSTA instruments. Previous measurements and/or calculations of telescope throughputs have been confirmed with greater accuracy. Results are presented on Mo/Si multilayer bandpass changes with time and experimental potassium bromide and tellurium filters.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 January 1993
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 1742, Multilayer and Grazing Incidence X-Ray/EUV Optics for Astronomy and Projection Lithography, (21 January 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.140588
Show Author Affiliations
Maxwell J. Allen, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Thomas D. Willis, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Charles C. Kankelborg, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Ray H. O'Neal, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Dennis S. Martinez-Galarce, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Craig Edward DeForest, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Lisa R. Jackson, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Joakim F. Lindblom, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Arthur B. C. Walker, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Troy W. Barbee, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
J. W. Weed, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
Richard B. Hoover, NASA Marshall Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Forbes R. Powell, Luxel Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1742:
Multilayer and Grazing Incidence X-Ray/EUV Optics for Astronomy and Projection Lithography
Richard B. Hoover; Arthur B. C. Walker, Editor(s)

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