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Extreme UV imaging telescope array on the spectrum X-G satellite
Author(s): Alex Zehnder; Joerg Bialkowski; P. Buehler; E. Morenzoni; Nick Schlumpf; W. Schoeps; Knud Thomsen; T. Courvoisier; A. Orr; L. Chesalin; V. Dremin; D. Stepanov; Rashid Sunyaev; Oswald H. W. Siegmund; John V. Vallerga; Peter W. Vedder; Supriya Chakrabarti; John K. Warren; Giovanni Bonanno; Gordon A. H. Walker; K. Lund
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Paper Abstract

EUVITA, an array of eight extreme UV imaging telescopes with normal incidence reflection multilayer coated mirrors with central wavelengths of the individual telescopes between 50 and 250 A, is discussed. The scientific objectives of the EUVITA program are summarized and the instrument configuration and sensitivity are described. The detector electrons and command and the data handling system are briefly addressed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1990
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1344, EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy, (1 November 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.23246
Show Author Affiliations
Alex Zehnder, Paul Scherrer Institute (Switzerland)
Joerg Bialkowski, Paul Scherrer Institute (Switzerland)
P. Buehler, Paul Scherrer Institute (Switzerland)
E. Morenzoni, Paul Scherrer Institute (Switzerland)
Nick Schlumpf, Paul Scherrer Institute (Switzerland)
W. Schoeps, Paul Scherrer Institute (Switzerland)
Knud Thomsen, Paul Scherrer Institute (Switzerland)
T. Courvoisier, Observatory of Geneva Univ. (Switzerland)
A. Orr, Observatory of Geneva Univ. (Switzerland)
L. Chesalin, Space Research Institute (Russia)
V. Dremin, Space Research Institute (Russia)
D. Stepanov, Space Research Institute (Russia)
Rashid Sunyaev, Space Research Institute (Russia)
Oswald H. W. Siegmund, Univ. of California/Berkeley (United States)
John V. Vallerga, Univ. of California/Berkeley (United States)
Peter W. Vedder, Univ. of California/Berkeley (United States)
Supriya Chakrabarti, Univ. of California/Berkeley (United States)
John K. Warren, Univ. of California/Berkeley (United States)
Giovanni Bonanno, Astrophysical Observatory of Catania (Italy)
Gordon A. H. Walker, Univ. of British Columbia (Canada)
K. Lund, National Research Council Canada (Canada)


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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