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Effects Of Mirror Contamination Observed In The ROSAT Programme
Author(s): W. Burkert; B. Aschenbach; H. Brauninger
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Paper Abstract

The high throughput of the ROSAT X-ray telescope is largely dependent on the reflectance of the gold coating of the mirrors in the wavelength region 6 - 100 Å. In this context measurements of the reflectivity and scattering of soft X-rays at various wavelengths and reflection angles have been performed on a large variety of flat mirror samples. The effects related to coating technique and surface contamination are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1986
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 0733, Soft X-Ray Optics and Technology, (1 January 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.964913
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W. Burkert, Institut fur extraterrestrische Physik (Germany)
B. Aschenbach, Institut fur extraterrestrische Physik (Germany)
H. Brauninger, Institut fur extraterrestrische Physik (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0733:
Soft X-Ray Optics and Technology
E. Koch; Guenther A. Schmahl, Editor(s)

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