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PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 10399

Optics for EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Astronomy VIII
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Volume Number: 10399
Date Published: 18 October 2017

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Front Matter: Volume 10399
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Cherenkov Telescope Array: the next-generation gamma ray observatory
Author(s): Jan Ebr
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Aplanatic telescopes based on Schwarzschild optical configuration: from grazing incidence Wolter-like x-ray optics to Cherenkov two-mirror normal incidence telescopes
Author(s): Giorgia Sironi
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The ASTRI SST-2M prototype for the Cherenkov Telescope Array: status after the commissioning phase of the telescope
Author(s): Rodolfo Canestrari; Enrico Giro; Giorgia Sironi; Elisa Antolini; Carlos Eduardo Fermino; Dino Fugazza; Carmelo Gargano; Federico Russo; Salvatore Scuderi; Gino Tosti; Giovanni Pareschi; G. Marchiori; A. Busatta; E. Marcuzzi; I. Folla
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First light on a new fully digital camera based on SiPM for CTA SST-1M telescope
Author(s): Domenico della Volpe; Imen Al Samarai; Cyril Alispach; Tomasz Bulik; Jerzy Borkowski; Franck Cadoux; Victor Coco; Yannick Favre; Mira Grudzińska; Matthieu Heller; Marek Jamrozy; Jerzy Kasperek; Etienne Lyard; Emil Mach; Dusan Mandat; Jerzy Michałowski; Rafal Moderski; Teresa Montaruli; Andrii Neronov; Jacek Niemiec; T. R. S. Njoh Ekoume; Michal Ostrowski; Paweł Paśko; Miroslav Pech; Pawel Rajda; Jakub Rafalski; Petr Schovanek; Karol Seweryn; Krzysztof Skowron; Vitalii Sliusar; Łukasz Stawarz; Magdalena Stodulska; Marek Stodulski; Petr Travnicek; Isaac Troyano Pujadas; Roland Walter; Adam Zagdański; Krzysztof Zietara
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Optics for the Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): B. D. Ramsey
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The STAR-X X-Ray Telescope Assembly (XTA)
Author(s): Ryan S. McClelland
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The Lynx Optics Working Group: objectives and current status (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Mark Schattenburg
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The ATHENA telescope and optics status
Author(s): Marcos Bavdaz; Eric Wille; Mark Ayre; Ivo Ferreira; Brian Shortt; Sebastiaan Fransen; Maximilien Collon; Giuseppe Vacanti; Nicolas Barriere; Boris Landgraf; Jeroen Haneveld; Coen van Baren; Karl-Heintz Zuknik; Desiree Della Monica Ferreira; Sonny Massahi; Finn Christensen; Michael Krumrey; Vadim Burwitz; Giovanni Pareschi; Daniele Spiga; Giuseppe Valsecchi; Dervis Vernani; Paul Oliver; André Seidel
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Development of ATHENA mirror modules
Author(s): Maximilien J. Collon; Giuseppe Vacanti; Nicolas M. Barrière; Boris Landgraf; Ramses Günther; Mark Vervest; Roy van der Hoeven; Danielle Dekker; Abdel Chatbi; David Girou; Jessica Sforzini; Marco W. Beijersbergen; Marcos Bavdaz; Eric Wille; Sebastiaan Fransen; Brian Shortt; Jeroen Haneveld; Arenda Koelewijn; Karin Booysen; Maurice Wijnperle; Coen van Baren; Alexander Eigenraam; Peter Müller; Michael Krumrey; Vadim Burwitz; Giovanni Pareschi; Sonny Massahi; Finn E. Christensen; Desirée Della Monica Ferreira; Giuseppe Valsecchi; Paul Oliver; Ian Checquer; Kevin Ball; Karl-Heinz Zuknik
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Optical integration of SPO mirror modules in the ATHENA telescope
Author(s): G. Valsecchi; F. Marioni; G. Bianucci; F. E. Zocchi; D. Gallieni; G. Parodi; M. Ottolini; M. Collon; M. Civitani; G. Pareschi; D. Spiga; M. Bavdaz; E. Wille
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Integration of the ATHENA mirror modules: development of indirect and x-ray direct AIT methods
Author(s): Dervis Vernani; Steffen Blum; Thibault Seure; Marcos Bavdaz; Eric Wille; Uwe Schaeffer; Nicolas Lièvre; Adeeb Nazeeruddin; Nicolas M. Barrière; Maximilien J. Collon; Levent Cibik; Michael Krumrey; Peter Müller; Vadim Burwitz
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Environmental testing of the ATHENA mirror modules (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Boris Landgraf; David Girou; Maximilien J. Collon; Giuseppe Vacanti; Nicolas M. Barrière; Ramses Günther; Mark Vervest; Roy van der Hoeven; Marco W. Beijersbergen; Marcos Bavdaz; Eric Wille; Sebastiaan Fransen; Brian Shortt; Coen van Baren; Alexander Eigenraam
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Optical simulations for design, alignment, and performance prediction of silicon pore optics for the ATHENA x-ray telescope (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): D. Spiga; D. Della Monica Ferreira; B. Shortt; M. Bavdaz; E. Bergback Knudsen; G. Bianucci; F. Christensen; M. Civitani; M. Collon; P. Conconi; S. Fransen; F. Marioni; S. Massahi; G. Pareschi; B. Salmaso; A. S. Jegers; K. Tayabaly; G. Valsecchi; N. Westergaard; E. Wille
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Optical design of the STAR-X telescope
Author(s): Timo T. Saha; William W. Zhang; Ryan S. McClelland
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Methods for reducing singly reflected rays on the Wolter-I focusing mirrors of the FOXSI rocket experiment
Author(s): Juan Camilo Buitrago-Casas; Ronald Elsner; Lindsay Glesener; Steven Christe; Brian Ramsey; Sasha Courtade; Shin-nosuke Ishikawa; Noriyuki Narukage; Paul Turin; Juliana Vievering; P. S. Athiray; Sophie Musset; Säm Krucker
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Design and simulations of a short optical baffle for the Lightweight Asymmetry and Magnetism Probe (LAMP)
Author(s): Yujie Xing; Zhanshan Wang; Wenbi Li; Jun Yu; Hua Feng
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Optical design and simulations of the soft x-ray telescope for Einstein Probe mission
Author(s): Yingyu Liao; Zhengxiang Shen; Qiushi Huang; Zhanshan Wang
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Predicting silicon pore optics
Author(s): Giuseppe Vacanti; Nicolas Barriére; Marcos Bavdaz; Abdelhakim Chatbi; Maximilien Collon; Danielle Dekker; David Girou; Ramses Günther; Roy van der Hoeven; Boris Landgraf; Jessica Sforzini; Mark Vervest; Eric Wille
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Measuring silicon pore optics
Author(s): Giuseppe Vacanti; Nicolas Barrière; Marcos Bavdaz; Abdelhakim Chatbi; Maximilien Collon; Daniëlle Dekker; David Girou; Ramses Günther; Roy van der Hoeven; Michael Krumrey; Boris Landgraf; Peter Müller; Swenja Schreiber; Mark Vervest; Eric Wille
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Testing and calibrating the ATHENA optics at PANTER (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Vadim Burwitz; Richard Willingale; Carlo Pellilciari; Gisela Hartner; Marlis-Madeleine La Caria
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The Hitomi (ASTRO-H) Soft X-ray Telescope (SXT): current status of calibration
Author(s): Yoshitomo Maeda; Naomichi Kikuchi; Sho Kurashima; Manabu Ishida; Ryo Iizuka; Takayuki Hayashi; Takashi Okajima; Hironori Matsumoto; Ikuyuki Mitsuishi; Shigetaka Saji; Toshiki Sato; Sasagu Tachibana; Hideyuki Mori; Finn Christensen; Nicolai Brejnholt; Kiyofumi Nitta; Tomoya Uruga
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The Hitomi (ASTRO-H) hard x-ray telescope (HXT): current status of calibration
Author(s): Hisamitsu Awaki; Hironori Matsumoto; Manabu Ishida; Akihiro Furuzawa; Shigeo Yamauchi; Yoshitomo Maeda; Hideyo Kunieda; Yoshito Haba; Takayuki Hayashi; Ryo Iizuka; Kazunori Ishibashi; Ikuyuki Mitsuishi; Takuya Miyazawa; Hideyuki Mori; Takashi Okajima; Satoshi Sugita; Keisuke Tamura; Yuzuru Tawara; Tessei Yoshida
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Monocrystalline silicon and the meta-shell approach to building x-ray astronomical optics
Author(s): William W. Zhang; Kim D. Allgood; Michael P. Biskach; Kai-Wing Chan; Michal Hlinka; John D. Kearney; James R. Mazzarella; Ryan S. McClelland; Ai Numata; Lawrence G. Olsen; Raul E. Riveros; Timo T. Saha; Peter M. Solly
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Progress on the fabrication of lightweight single-crystal silicon x-ray mirrors
Author(s): Raul E. Riveros; Michael P. Biskach; Kim D. Allgood; John D. Kearney; Michal Hlinka; William W. Zhang
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Kinematic alignment and bonding of silicon mirrors for high-resolution astronomical x-ray optics
Author(s): Kai-Wing Chan; James R. Mazzarella; Timo T. Saha; William W. Zhang; Ryan S. McClelland; Michael P. Biskach; Raul E. Riveros; Kim D. Allgood; John D. Kearney; Marton V. Sharpe; Michal Hlinka; Ai Numata
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A hybrid concept (segmented plus monolithic fused silica shells) for a high-throughput and high-angular resolution x-ray mission (Lynx/X-Ray Surveyor like)
Author(s): Stefano Basso; Marta Civitani; Giovanni Pareschi; Giancarlo Parodi
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Thin fused silica shells for high-resolution and large collecting area x-ray telescopes (like Lynx/XRS)
Author(s): M. M. Civitani; J. Hołyszko; G. Vecchi; S. Basso; O. Citterio; M. Ghigo; G. Pareschi; G. Parodi; S. Incorvaia
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Fused silica segments: a possible solution for x-ray telescopes with very high angular resolution like Lynx/XRS
Author(s): Bianca Salmaso; Stefano Basso; Marta Civitani; Mauro Ghigo; Joanna Hołyszko; Daniele Spiga; Gabriele Vecchi; Giovanni Pareschi
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Thermal forming of glass substrates for adjustable optics (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Vincenzo Cotroneo; Ryan Allured; Casey T. DeRoo; Kenneth L. Gurski; Vanessa Marquez; Paul B. Reid; Eric D. Schwartz
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Indirect glass slumping of grazing incidence mirror segments for lightweight x-ray telescopes
Author(s): Veronika Stehlíková; Laura Proserpio; Peter Friedrich; Emanuel Madarasz; Elias Breunig; Vadim Burwitz; Thorsten Döhring; Anne-Catherine Probst
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Recent progress on air-bearing slumping of segmented thin-shell mirrors for x-ray telescopes: experiments and numerical analysis
Author(s): Heng E. Zuo; Youwei Yao; Brandon D. Chalifoux; Michael D. DeTienne; Ralf K. Heilmann; Mark L. Schattenburg
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X-ray mirror prototype based on cold shaping of thin glass foils
Author(s): Stefano Basso; Marta Civitani; Mauro Ghigo; Joanna Hołyszko; Giovanni Pareschi; Bianca Salmaso; Gabriele Vecchi; Vadim Burwitz; Carlo Pelliciari; Gisela D. Hartner; Elias Breunig
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Lamination of ultra-thin silicon wafers for producing high-quality and low-cost x-ray telescope mirrors
Author(s): Youwei Yao; Mark L. Schattenburg
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Diffraction efficiency of a replicated large-format x-ray reflection grating (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Drew M. Miles; Jake McCoy; Randall L. McEntaffer; Casey T. DeRoo
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Critical-angle transmission grating technology development for high resolving power soft x-ray spectrometers on Arcus and Lynx
Author(s): Ralf K. Heilmann; Alexander R. Bruccoleri; Jungki Song; Jeffery Kolodziejczak; Jessica A. Gaskin; Stephen L. O'Dell; Peter Cheimetz; Edward Hertz; Randall K Smith; Vadim Burwitz; Gisela Hartner; Marlis-Madeleine La Caria; Mark L. Schattenburg
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Scanning laser reflection tool for alignment and period measurement of critical-angle transmission gratings
Author(s): Jungki Song; Ralf K. Heilmann; Alexander R Bruccoleri; Edward Hertz; Mark L. Schatternburg
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Laboratory progress in soft x-ray polarimetry
Author(s): Sarah N. T. Heine; Herman L. Marshall; Ralf K. Heilmann; Norbert S. Schulz; Kyle Beeks; Francesco Drake; Derek Gaines; Skylar Levey; David L. Windt; Eric M. Gullikson
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REDSoX: Monte-Carlo ray-tracing for a soft x-ray spectroscopy polarimeter
Author(s): Hans M. Günther; Mark Egan; Ralf K. Heilmann; Sarah N. T. Heine; Tim Hellickson; Jason Frost; Herman L. Marshall; Norbert S. Schulz; Adam Theriault-Shay
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Design, development, and performance of x-ray mirror coatings for the ATHENA mission
Author(s): Desiree Della Monica Ferreira; Sonny Massahi; Finn E. Christensen; Brian Shortt; Marcos Bavdaz; Maximilien J. Collon; Boris Landgraf; Nis C. Gellert; Jakob Korman; Paschalis Dalampiras; Ida F. Rasmussen; Ifikratis Kamenidis; Michael Krumrey; Swenja Schreiber
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Simulation and optimization of a soft gamma-ray concentrator using thin film multilayer structures
Author(s): Farzane Shirazi; Peter F. Bloser; James E. Krzanowski; Jason S. Legere; Mark L. McConnell
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In-situ stress measurement of single and multilayer thin-films used in x-ray astronomy optics applications
Author(s): David M. Broadway; Brian D. Ramsey; Stephen L. O'Dell; Danielle Gurgew
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Development of iridium coated x-ray mirrors for astronomical applications
Author(s): Thorsten Döhring; Anne-Catherine Probst; Florian Emmerich; Manfred Stollenwerk; Veronika Stehlíková; Peter Friedrich; Christine Damm
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Using ion implantation for figure correction in glass and silicon mirror substrates for x-ray telescopes
Author(s): Brandon Chalifoux; Claire Burch; Ralf K. Heilmann; Youwei Yao; Heng E. Zuo; Mark L. Schattenburg
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Advancements in ion beam figuring of very thin glass plates (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): M. Civitani; M. Ghigo; J. Hołyszko; G. Vecchi; S. Basso; V. Cotroneo; C. T. DeRoo; E. D. Schwartz; P. B. Reid
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Improving x-ray optics via differential deposition
Author(s): Kiranmayee Kilaru; Brian D. Ramsey; Jeffery Kolodziejczak; Carolyn Atkins
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Additive manufactured x-ray optics for astronomy
Author(s): Carolyn Atkins; Charlotte Feldman; David Brooks; Stephen Watson; William Cochrane; Melanie Roulet; Peter Doel; Richard Willingale; Emmanuel Hugot
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Design and modeling of an additive manufactured thin shell for x-ray astronomy
Author(s): Charlotte Feldman; Carolyn Atkins; David Brooks; Stephen Watson; William Cochrane; Melanie Roulet; Richard Willingale; Peter Doel
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ThermoYield actuators: nano-adjustable set-and-forget optics mounts
Author(s): Michael D. DeTienne; Alexander R. Bruccoleri; Brandon Chalifoux; Ralf K. Heilmann; Ross E. Tedesco; Mark L. Schattenburg
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Design and fabrication of adjustable x-ray optics using piezoelectric thin films
Author(s): J. Walker; T. Liu; M. Tendulkar; D. Burrows; C. T. DeRoo; R. Allured; E. Hertz; V. Cotroneo; P. Reid; E. D. Schwartz; T. N. Jackson; S. Trolier-McKinstry
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Deterministic figure correction of piezoelectrically adjustable slumped glass optics
Author(s): Casey T. DeRoo; Ryan Allured; Vincenzo Cotroneo; Edward Hertz; Vanessa Marquez; Paul B. Reid; Eric D. Schwartz; Alexey A. Vikhlinin; Susan Trolier-McKinstry; Julian Walker; Thomas N. Jackson; Tianning Liu; Mohit Tendulkar
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Controlling the shapes of coated silicon substrates via magnetic fields, a progress report
Author(s): Melville P. Ulmer; Rocco Coppejans; David B. Buchholz; Jian Cao; Xiaoli Wang; Alejandro M. Mercado; Jun Qian; Lahsen Assoufid; Allison E. O'Donnell; Kyle S. Condron; Benjamin E. Harpt
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Characterization of x-ray lobster optics with a hybrid CMOS sensor (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Tanmoy Chattopadhyay; Mitchell Wages; David Burrows; Evan Bray; Adolf Inneman; Rene Hudec; Veronika Stehlikova; David Schendt; Sam Hull; Abe Falcone; Maria Mcquaide
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Testing and modelling of the SVOM MXT narrow field lobster-eye telescope
Author(s): Charlotte Feldman; James Pearson; Richard Willingale; John Sykes; Paul Drumm; Paul Houghton; Chris Bicknell; Julian Osborne; Adrian Martindale; Paul O'Brien; Ray Fairbend; Emile Schyns; Sylvain Petit; Romain Roudot; Karine Mercier; Jean-Michel Le Duigou; Diego Gotz
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An angular-resolution booster on the broadband X-ray telescope system
Author(s): Yoshitomo Maeda; Ryo Iizuka; Toshiki Sato; Manabu Ishida; Takayuki Hayashi; Ryoko Nakamura
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Development of multilayer coatings for hard x-ray optics at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
Author(s): Danielle N. Gurgew; David M. Broadway; Brian Ramsey; Don Gregory
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Readout electronics testing during mass production of FlashCam cameras for the Cherenkov Telescope Array
Author(s): S. Diebold; M. Barcelo; C. Bauer; S. Bernhard; M. Biegger; M. Capasso; F. Eisenkolb; S. Eschbach; D. Florin; C. Föhr; S. Funk; A. Gadola; F. Garrecht; G. Hermann; I. Jung; O. Kalekin; C. Kalkuhl; J. Kasperek; T. Kihm; R. Lahmann; A. Marszalek; M. Pfeifer; G. Principe; G. Pühlhofer; S. Pürckhauer; P. J. Rajda; O. Reimer; A. Santangelo; T. Schanz; S. Sailer; T. Schwab; S. Steiner; U. Straumann; C. Tenzer; A. Vollhardt; F. Werner; D. Wolf; K. Zietara
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Industrialization of the mirror plate coatings for the ATHENA mission
Author(s): S. Massahi; F. E. Christensen; D. D. M. Ferreira; B. Shortt; M. Collon; J. Sforzini; B. Landgraf; F. Hinze; S. Aulhorn; R. Biedermann
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Characterization of multilayer coated replicated Wolter optics for imaging x-ray emission from pulsed power
Author(s): A. Ames; D. Ampleford; C. Bourdon; R. Bruni; K. Kilaru; B. Kozioziemski; M. Pivovaroff; B. Ramsey; S. Romaine; J. Vogel; C. Walton; M. Wu
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Development of a second generation SiLC-based Laue lens
Author(s): David Girou; Colin Wade; Nicolas Barrière; Maximilien Collon; Ramses Günther; Lorraine Hanlon; John Tomsick; Alexey Uliyanov; Giuseppe Vacanti; Andreas Zoglauer
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