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The Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer: Optics Fabrication And Performance
Author(s): J. Green; D. Finley; R. F. Malina
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Paper Abstract

We present the fabrication methods, testing and evaluation techniques, and performance results for the mirrors for the Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer (EUVE). Our finest mirror produced to date has a measured half energy width of 8"at optical wavelengths. With a polished nickel surface, the telescope throughput was 35% at 44A and 60% at 256A. The surface roughness is 20 A rms.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 August 1986
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0628, Advanced Technology Optical Telescopes III, (20 August 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.963525
Show Author Affiliations
J. Green, University of California (United States)
D. Finley, University of California (United States)
R. F. Malina, University of California (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0628:
Advanced Technology Optical Telescopes III
Lawrence D. Barr, Editor(s)

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