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Design Of Stigmatic Grazing Incidence Telescopes With Non-Parabolic Primaries
Author(s): Carl E. Winkler; Dietrich Korsch
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Paper Abstract

A two-mirror grazing-incidence telescope having a non-parabolic primary, and designed to be free of spherical aberration has been investigated. A method for determining the second surface equation is described, when the surface equation for one mirror is given. Application to grazing incidence systems such as used in X-ray and planned for EUV astronomy is discussed. Of special interest is the design of a secondary mirror when the hyperboloid of a conventional Wolter type I system is taken as the primary.

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Date Published: 9 August 1979
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0184, Space Optics Imaging X-Ray Optics Workshop, (9 August 1979); doi: 10.1117/12.957454
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Carl E. Winkler, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (United States)
Dietrich Korsch, TAI Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0184:
Space Optics Imaging X-Ray Optics Workshop
Martin C. Weisskopf, Editor(s)

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