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X-Ray And Optical Profiler Analysis Of Electroformed X-Ray Optics
Author(s): Yutaka Matsui; Melville P. Ulmer; Peter Z. Takacs
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Paper Abstract

Electroformed grazing incidence mirrors were tested with x rays and were measured with an optical profiler. Their total effective areas are ⪆70% of the theoretical values both for 1.5- and 6.4-keV x rays. The half-power diameters (HPDs) are ⪅2 min of arc at 1.5 keV. Comparing the x-ray test result with the optical measure-ment, we set requirements of high-frequency roughness <14 Å and a midfrequency roughness <70 Å for a HPD < 1.5 min of arc at 7 keV. We also present a design of the mirror array telescope for high energies (MARTHE) which has a total effective area of ~1000 cm2 for 7-keV x rays.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 August 1988
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0830, Grazing Incidence Optics for Astronomical and Laboratory Applications, (9 August 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.942163
Show Author Affiliations
Yutaka Matsui, Northwestern University (United States)
Melville P. Ulmer, Northwestern University (United States)
Peter Z. Takacs, Brookhaven National Laboratory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0830:
Grazing Incidence Optics for Astronomical and Laboratory Applications
C. Stuart Bowyer, Editor(s)

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