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Comparative study of hard x-ray (>10 keV) focusing techniques for space astronomy
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Paper Abstract

We report on results of a comparative study of two reflection techniques, Bragg diffraction from mosaic crystals and reflection from continuously graded multilayers, presently under development to focus hard x rays for astronomical applications. Particular emphasis is given to compare the performance of Wolter I telescope configurations based on multilayers coatings with paraboloidal telescope configurations based on mosaic crystals of graphite (002), that are currently under investigation in our group.

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Date Published: 20 June 1995
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2515, X-Ray and Extreme Ultraviolet Optics, (20 June 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.212576
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Filippo Frontera, Univ. di Ferrara and TESRE/CNR (Italy)
Giovanni Pareschi, Univ. di Ferrara (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2515:
X-Ray and Extreme Ultraviolet Optics
Richard B. Hoover; Arthur B. C. Walker, Editor(s)

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