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X-Ray Telescopes
Author(s): W. D. Antrim; R. L. Hall
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Paper Abstract

This paper is basically a history of the evolution of the astronomical X-ray telescope as designed and engineered at American Science and Engineering, Inc. To that end, certain telescope designs have been selected which represent milestones along the evolutionary path taken by X-ray astronomy during the past few years. The developmental mile-stones presented here have been selected largely on the basis of a steady improvement in resolution paralleled by rather dramatic increases in collecting area.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1974
PDF: 20 pages
Proc. SPIE 0044, Instrumentation in Astronomy II, (1 September 1974); doi: 10.1117/12.953922
Show Author Affiliations
W. D. Antrim, American Science and Engineering, Inc. (United States)
R. L. Hall, American Science and Engineering, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0044:
Instrumentation in Astronomy II
Lewis Larmore; Donald H. Menzel; David Crawford, Editor(s)

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