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Synchrotron Radiation Calibration Of The EUVE Variable Line-Spaced Diffraction Gratings At The NBS Surf II Facility
Author(s): P. Jelinsky; S. R. Jelinsky; A Miller; J. Vallerga; R. F. Malina
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Paper Abstract

The Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer (EUVE) has a spectrometer which utilizes variable line-spaced, plane diffraction gratings in the converging beam of a Wolter-Schwarzschild type II mirror. The gratings, microchannel plate detector, and thin film filters have been calibrated with continuum radiation provided by the NBS SURF II facility. These were calibrated in a continuum beam to find edges or other sharp spectral features in the transmission of the filters, quantum efficiency of the microchannel plate detector, and efficiency of the gratings. The details of the calibration procedure and the results of the calibration are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 December 1988
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0982, X-Ray Instrumentation in Astronomy II, (21 December 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.948732
Show Author Affiliations
P. Jelinsky, University of California (United States)
S. R. Jelinsky, University of California (United States)
A Miller, University of California (United States)
J. Vallerga, University of California (United States)
R. F. Malina, University of California (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0982:
X-Ray Instrumentation in Astronomy II
Leon Golub, Editor(s)

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