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Calibration of multilayer mirrors for the Multi-Spectral Solar Telescope Array II
Author(s): Charles C. Kankelborg; James E. Plummer; Dennis S. Martinez-Galarce; Ray H. O'Neal; Craig Edward DeForest; 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 II (MSSTA II), a rocket-borne solar observatory, was successfully flown on November 3, 1994 obtaining solar images in multiple XUV and FUV bands with an array of compact multilayer telescopes. Extensive measurements have recently been carried out on some of the multilayer telescopes at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory. These measurements are the first high spectral resolution calibrations of newly introduced MSSTA II instruments and instruments with lambda0 less than 130 angstrom. Previous measurements and/or calculations of telescope throughputs have been confirmed with greater accuracy. Results are presented on Mo/Si multilayer bandpasses, and multilayer bandpass changes with time.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 June 1995
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2515, X-Ray and Extreme Ultraviolet Optics, (20 June 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.212609
Show Author Affiliations
Charles C. Kankelborg, Stanford Univ. (United States)
James E. Plummer, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Dennis S. Martinez-Galarce, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Ray H. O'Neal, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Craig Edward DeForest, 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. 2515:
X-Ray and Extreme Ultraviolet Optics
Richard B. Hoover; Arthur B. C. Walker, Editor(s)

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