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Performance and stability of mirror coatings for the ATHENA mission
Author(s): Desirée Della Monica Ferreira; Sara Svendsen; Sonny Massahi; Atefeh Jafari; Lan M. Vu; Jakob Korman; Nis C. Gellert; Finn E. Christensen; Shima Kadkhodazadeh; Takeshi Kasama; Brian Shortt; Marcos Bavdaz; Maximilien J. Collon; Boris Landgraf; Michael Krumrey; Levent Cibik; Swenja Schreiber; Anja Schubert
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Paper Abstract

We present the expected coating performance based on design and simulations, tested coating performance evaluated by means of X-ray reflectometry and short and long term stability of several materials considered as coating options for the X-ray mirrors of the ATHENA mission. As part of this study we also report on the compatibility of the X-ray reflecting coatings to the industrial processes involved in the assembly of mirror modules using Silicon Pore Optics technology.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 July 2018
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 10699, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2018: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray, 106993K (6 July 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2313275
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Desirée Della Monica Ferreira, DTU Space (Denmark)
Sara Svendsen, DTU Space (Denmark)
Sonny Massahi, DTU Space (Denmark)
Atefeh Jafari, DTU Space (Denmark)
Lan M. Vu, DTU Space (Denmark)
Jakob Korman, DTU Space (Denmark)
Nis C. Gellert, DTU Space (Denmark)
Finn E. Christensen, DTU Space (Denmark)
Shima Kadkhodazadeh, DTU Cen (Denmark)
Takeshi Kasama, DTU Cen (Denmark)
Brian Shortt, European Space Research and Technology Ctr. (Netherlands)
Marcos Bavdaz, European Space Research and Technology Ctr. (Netherlands)
Maximilien J. Collon, cosine B.V. (Netherlands)
Boris Landgraf, cosine B.V. (Netherlands)
Michael Krumrey, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (Germany)
Levent Cibik, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (Germany)
Swenja Schreiber, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (Germany)
Anja Schubert, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10699:
Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2018: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray
Jan-Willem A. den Herder; Shouleh Nikzad; Kazuhiro Nakazawa, Editor(s)

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