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Figured Grazing Incidence Mirrors From Reheated Float Glass
Author(s): Simon E. Labov
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Paper Abstract

High throughput grazing incidence mirrors have been fabricated from float glass using a new inexpensive technique. An array of twelve such mirrors including grazing angles from 3 to 15° has been fabricated and tested. Optical measurement of this array shows a line spread function of 6.3-min of arc FWHM with 90% energy enclosed within 13 min of arc. Three-mirror arrays are used to provide 1-D focusing for a diffuse extreme ultraviolet spectrometer. This paper presents the fabrication techniques and testing procedures used, as well as the mirror performance results.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 August 1988
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0830, Grazing Incidence Optics for Astronomical and Laboratory Applications, (9 August 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.942175
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Simon E. Labov, University of California (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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