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Imaging characteristics of the development model of the JET-X x-ray telescope
Author(s): Oberto Citterio; Paolo Conconi; Francesco Mazzoleni; Giancarlo Conti; Giancarlo Cusumano; Bruno Sacco; Heinrich W. Braeuninger; Wolfgang Burkert
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Paper Abstract

The Joint European X-ray Telescope, ''JET-X'', which is to be the core instrument of the Russian Spectrum-X astrophysics mission in 1994, will study the 3-10 keV-band emission from X-ray sources. The instrument is configured as two identical coaligned X-ray imaging telescopes; focal plane imaging is furnished by a cooled CCD detector which yields both good spectral resolution and high spatial resolution. The mirror shells have Wolter I geometry, and are manufactured by means of an electroforming replication process.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1992
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1546, Multilayer and Grazing Incidence X-Ray/EUV Optics, (1 January 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.51231
Show Author Affiliations
Oberto Citterio, Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy)
Paolo Conconi, Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy)
Francesco Mazzoleni, Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy)
Giancarlo Conti, Istituto di Fisica Cosmica/CNR (Italy)
Giancarlo Cusumano, Istituto di Fisica Cosmica/CNR (Italy)
Bruno Sacco, Istituto di Fisica Cosmica/CNR (Italy)
Heinrich W. Braeuninger, Max-Planck-Institut fuer Extraterrestrische Physik (Germany)
Wolfgang Burkert, Max-Planck-Institut fuer Extraterrestrische Physik (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1546:
Multilayer and Grazing Incidence X-Ray/EUV Optics
Richard B. Hoover, Editor(s)

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