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Multilayer coating facility for the HEFT hard x-ray telescope
Author(s): Carsten P. Jensen; Finn Erland Christensen; Hubert C.M. Chen; Erik B. W. Smitt; Eric Ziegler
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Paper Abstract

A planar magnetron sputtering facility has been established at the Danish Space Research Institute (DSRI) for the production coating of depth graded multilayers on the thermally slumped glass segments which form the basis for the hard X-ray telescope on the HEFT balloon project. The facility is capable of coating 20-45 mirrors segments in each run. The coatings are optimized W/Si coatings. The paper describes the facility, the results of the calibration and presents data for the X-ray testing of flight mirrors.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 January 2002
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4496, X-Ray Optics for Astronomy: Telescopes, Multilayers, Spectrometers, and Missions, (30 January 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.454368
Show Author Affiliations
Carsten P. Jensen, Danish Space Research Institute (Denmark)
Finn Erland Christensen, Danish Space Research Institute (Denmark)
Hubert C.M. Chen, California Institute of Technology (United States)
Erik B. W. Smitt, Danish Space Research Institute (Denmark)
Eric Ziegler, European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4496:
X-Ray Optics for Astronomy: Telescopes, Multilayers, Spectrometers, and Missions
Paul Gorenstein; Richard B. Hoover, Editor(s)

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