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Performances of lithium scatterers for x-ray polarimetry
Author(s): Enrico Costa; Massimo Frutti; Francesco Pica; Luigi Piro; Alda Rubini; Paolo Soffitta; Enrico Massaro; Giorgio Matt; Gastone Medici
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Paper Abstract

Measurements performance on cylindrical scatterers for focal plane X-ray polarimetry consisting of beryllium capsules filled with metallic lithium are reported. The method used is discussed and evaluated based on the measurements.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1990
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1344, EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy, (1 November 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.23237
Show Author Affiliations
Enrico Costa, Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale (Italy)
Massimo Frutti, Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale (Italy)
Francesco Pica, Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale (Italy)
Luigi Piro, Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale (Italy)
Alda Rubini, Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale (Italy)
Paolo Soffitta, Istituto di Astrofisica Spaziale (Italy)
Enrico Massaro, Univ. (Italy)
Giorgio Matt, Univ. (Italy)
Gastone Medici, Univ. (Italy)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1344:
EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy
Oswald H. W. Siegmund; Hugh S. Hudson, Editor(s)

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