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Focusing of gamma-rays with Laue lenses: first results
Author(s): F. Frontera; G. Loffredo; A. Pisa; F. Nobili; V. Carassiti; F. Evangelisti; L. Landi; S. Squerzanti; E. Caroli; J. B. Stephen; K. H. Andersen; P. Courtois; N. Auricchio; L. Milani; B. Negri
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Paper Abstract

We report on the first results obtained from our development project of focusing gamma-rays (>60 keV) by using Laue lenses. The first lens prototype model has been assembled and tested. We describe the technique adopted and the lens focusing capabilities at about 100 keV.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 July 2008
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7011, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2008: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray, 70111R (15 July 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.790484
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F. Frontera, Univ. of Ferrara (Italy)
INAF, IASF (Italy)
G. Loffredo, Univ. of Ferrara (Italy)
A. Pisa, Univ. of Ferrara (Italy)
F. Nobili, Univ. of Ferrara (Italy)
V. Carassiti, Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (Italy)
F. Evangelisti, Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (Italy)
L. Landi, Univ. of Ferrara (Italy)
S. Squerzanti, Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (Italy)
E. Caroli, INAF, IASF (Italy)
J. B. Stephen, INAF, IASF (Italy)
K. H. Andersen, Institute Laue–Langevin (France)
P. Courtois, Institute Laue–Langevin (France)
N. Auricchio, Univ. of Ferrara (Italy)
L. Milani, Univ. of Ferrara (Italy)
B. Negri, Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (Italy)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7011:
Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2008: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray
Martin J. L. Turner; Kathryn A. Flanagan, Editor(s)

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