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The Mirrors For The Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer
Author(s): David S. Finley; James C. Green; Stuart Bowyer; Roger F. Malina
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Paper Abstract

Flight mirrors for the Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer satellite are currently under fabrication. The grazing incidence metal mirrors are Wolter-Schwarzschild Type I and II and are figured by diamond turning. Imaging performance is excellent, with the figure after polishing for the best mirror being such that the full width-half maximum is 1.0 arc seconds and the half energy width is 8 arc seconds measured at visible wavelengths. Surface finish, as determined from scattering measurements in the extreme ultraviolet, is about 20Å rms.

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Date Published: 21 October 1986
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0640, Grazing Incidence Optics, (21 October 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.964360
Show Author Affiliations
David S. Finley, University of California (United States)
James C. Green, University of California (United States)
Stuart Bowyer, University of California (United States)
Roger F. Malina, University of California (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0640:
Grazing Incidence Optics
John F. Osantowski; Leon P. Van Speybroeck, Editor(s)

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