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Preliminary coating design and coating developments for ATHENA
Author(s): Anders C. Jakobsen; Desiree Della Monica Ferreira; Finn E. Christensen; Brian Shortt; Max Collon; Marcelo D. Ackermann
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Paper Abstract

We present initial novel coating design for ATHENA. We make use of both simple bilayer coatings of Ir and B4C and more complex constant period multilayer coatings to enhance the effective area and cover the energy range from 0.1 to 10 keV. We also present the coating technology used for these designs and present test results from coatings.

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Date Published: 6 October 2011
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 8147, Optics for EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Astronomy V, 81470T (6 October 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.893612
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Anders C. Jakobsen, DTU Space, Technical Univ.of Denmark (Denmark)
Desiree Della Monica Ferreira, DTU Space, Technical Univ.of Denmark (Denmark)
Finn E. Christensen, DTU Space, Technical Univ.of Denmark (Denmark)
Brian Shortt, European Space Agency, ESTEC (Netherlands)
Max Collon, cosine Research B.V. (Netherlands)
Marcelo D. Ackermann, cosine Research B.V. (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8147:
Optics for EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Astronomy V
Stephen L. O'Dell; Giovanni Pareschi, Editor(s)

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