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Multilayer telescope for soft x-ray surveys
Author(s): Richard C. Catura
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Paper Abstract

The general design and performance characteristics of a 1-m diameter f/1.4 normal incidence X-ray Multilayer Telescope (XMT) operating at 0.13 keV are described. The principal scientific objectives of the XMT include soft diffuse X-rays, stellar surveys, interstellar dust grains, and soft excess in AGN. The feasibility of meeting these objectives using an XMT telescope is assessed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1990
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1344, EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy, (1 November 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.23269
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Richard C. Catura, Lockheed Palo Alto Research Lab. (United States)


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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