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LIGA for lobster?
Author(s): Andrew G. Peele; Thomas H. K. Irving; Keith A. Nugent; Derrick C. Mancini; Nicolai A. Moldovan; Todd R. Christenson; Robert Petre; Steven P. Brumby; William C. Priedhorsky
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Paper Abstract

The prospect of making a lobster-eye telescope is drawing closer with recent developments in the manufacture of microchannel-plate optics. This would lead to an x-ray all-sky monitor with vastly improved sensitivity and resolution over existing and other planned instruments. We consider a new approach, using deep etch x-ray lithography, to making a lobster-eye lens that offers certain advantages even over microchannel-plate technology.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 January 2001
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4145, Advances in X-Ray Optics, (5 January 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.411641
Show Author Affiliations
Andrew G. Peele, Univ. of Melbourne (Australia)
Thomas H. K. Irving, Univ. of Melbourne (Australia)
Keith A. Nugent, Univ. of Melbourne (Australia)
Derrick C. Mancini, Argonne National Lab. (United States)
Nicolai A. Moldovan, Argonne National Lab. (United States)
Todd R. Christenson, Sandia National Labs. (United States)
Robert Petre, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Steven P. Brumby, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States)
William C. Priedhorsky, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4145:
Advances in X-Ray Optics
Alan G. Michette; Andreas K. Freund; Tetsuya Ishikawa; Sebastian Oestreich; Derrick C. Mancini; Ali M. Khounsary; Derrick C. Mancini; Alan G. Michette; Sebastian Oestreich, Editor(s)

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