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Filters For Soft X-Ray Solar Telescopes
Author(s): Eberhard Spiller; Kurt Grebe; Leon Golub
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Paper Abstract

Soft x-ray telescopes require filters that block visible and infrared light and have good soft x-ray transmission. The optical properties of possible materials are discussed and the fabrication and testing methods for the filters used in a 10 inch normal incidence telescope for λ = 63Å are described. The best performances in the λ = 44 114Å wavelengths range is obtained with foils of carbon and rhodium.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 July 1989
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1160, X-Ray/EUV Optics for Astronomy and Microscopy, (28 July 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.962628
Show Author Affiliations
Eberhard Spiller, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center (United States)
Kurt Grebe, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center (United States)
Leon Golub, Smithonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1160:
X-Ray/EUV Optics for Astronomy and Microscopy
Richard B. Hoover, Editor(s)

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