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Unique variable line-space spectrometers on the EUVE satellite: in-flight performance and selected scientific results
Author(s): C. Stuart Bowyer
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Paper Abstract

Until recently, spectrometer designs for use at extreme ultraviolet wavelengths have been limited to grazing incidence Rowland spectrometers and transmission gratings. In principle, the new class of variable line-space spectrometers offer substantial advantages over these classic designs. The Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer Satellite has three variable line-space spectrometers as part of its scientific complement; this is the first use of this class of device. The results obtained have been quite noteworthy. The in-orbit performance of these spectrometers are demonstrated with examples of the scientific results obtained in this mission.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 October 1995
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2517, X-Ray and EUV/FUV Spectroscopy and Polarimetry, (16 October 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.224927
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C. Stuart Bowyer, Univ. of California/Berkeley (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2517:
X-Ray and EUV/FUV Spectroscopy and Polarimetry
Silvano Fineschi, Editor(s)

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