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Grazing Incidence Relay Optics
Author(s): R. C. Chase; J. M. Davis; A. S. Krieger; J. H. Underwood
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Paper Abstract

We have investigated the possibility of adding grazing incidence relay optics (GIRO) to an advanced nested solar X-ray telescope in order to enhance or extend the overall performance of the system. The instruments studied include magnifiers and collimators. We envision that a particular GIRO instrument will be moved upon command into or out of the focal plane of the main telescope. Ray tracing studies reveal the optimum design among the several GIRO options.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 March 1982
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0316, High Resolution Soft X-Ray Optics, (24 March 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.933132
Show Author Affiliations
R. C. Chase, American Science and Engineering, Inc. (United States)
J. M. Davis, American Science and Engineering, Inc. (United States)
A. S. Krieger, American Science and Engineering, Inc. (United States)
J. H. Underwood, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0316:
High Resolution Soft X-Ray Optics
Eberhard Adolf Spiller, Editor(s)

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