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Tunable filter for the vacuum ultraviolet
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Paper Abstract

Several designs of filters for use in vacuum UV imaging systems are discussed. These designs incorporate all reflective optics,and are characterized by comparatively high in-band throughout, very low out-of-band transmission and sub-arcsecond spatial resolution. In addition, they an be tuned over ranges useful for vacuum UV astronomical observations. Results from a simplified laboratory version of the filters intended to prove the concept are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 August 1998
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3356, Space Telescopes and Instruments V, (28 August 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.324444
Show Author Affiliations
Andrew M. Smith, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Bert A. Pasquale, Swales Aerospace (United States)
Qian Gong, Swales Aerospace (United States)
Babak N. Saif, Swales Aerospace (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3356:
Space Telescopes and Instruments V
Pierre Y. Bely; James B. Breckinridge, Editor(s)

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