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Imaging Performance Of A Normal Incidence X-Ray Telescope Measured At 0.18 keV
Author(s): J. Patrick Henry; Eberhard Spiller; Martin Weisskopf
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Paper Abstract

Normal incidence offers several advantages over the traditional grazing incidence designs of X-ray optics, but an actual normal incidence device had never previously been made. We describe the results of our measurements of the imaging performance of a normal incidence soft X-ray telescope at BKa (0.183 keV, 67.6 Å). The performance is quite good, and indicates that it is practical to consider normal incidence optics in the design of soft X-ray imaging systems. We describe our planned future tests and a possible astronomical application.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 March 1982
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 0316, High Resolution Soft X-Ray Optics, (24 March 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.933150
Show Author Affiliations
J. Patrick Henry, Center for Astrophysics (United States)
Eberhard Spiller, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center (United States)
Martin Weisskopf, Marshall Space Flight Center (United States)


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

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