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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 1549

EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy II
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 1549
Date Published: 1 October 1991
Softcover: 41 papers (450) pages
ISBN: 9780819406774

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One-dimensional proportional counters for x-ray all-sky monitors
Author(s): Masaru Matsuoka; Masamitsu Yamauchi; Haruo Nakamura; M. Kondo; Nobuyuki Kawai; Atsumasa Yoshida; Tohru Imai
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Imaging gas scintillation proportional counters for ASTRO-D
Author(s): Takaya Ohashi; Kazuo Makishima; Manabu Ishida; Takeshi G. Tsuru; Makoto Tashiro; Teruyoshi Mihara; Yoshiki Kohmura; Hiroyuki Inoue
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Characteristics of a high-pressure gas proportional counter filled with xenon
Author(s): Hirohisa Sakurai; Brian D. Ramsey
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Soft x-ray windows for position-sensitive proportional counters
Author(s): Veli-Pekka Viitanen; Seppo Arvo Anter Nenonen; Heikki Sipila; Risto Mutikainen
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Monolithic integrated-circuit charge amplifier and comparator for MAMA readout
Author(s): Edward H. Cole; Larry G. Smeins
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High-resolution decoding of multianode microchannel array detectors
Author(s): David B. Kasle; Jeffrey S. Morgan
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Application-specific integrated-circuit-based multianode microchannel array readout system
Author(s): Larry G. Smeins; John M. Stechman; Edward H. Cole
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High-dynamic-range MCP structures
Author(s): David C. Slater; J. Gethyn Timothy
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Performance of low-resistance microchannel-plate stacks
Author(s): Oswald H. W. Siegmund; Joseph M. Stock
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Dead-time effects in microchannel-plate imaging detectors
Author(s): Martin V. Zombeck; George W. Fraser
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Imager for gamma-ray astronomy: balloon prototype
Author(s): Guido Di Cocco; Claudio Labanti; Giuseppe Malaguti; Elio Rossi; Filomena Schiavone; Aldo Spizzichino; Alessandro Traci; Antony J. Bird; T. Carter; Anthony J. Dean; A. J. M. Gomm; K. J. Grant; Massimiliano Corba; E. M. Quadrini; Massimo Rossi; Gabriele E. Villa; Bruce Miles Swinyard
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Hard x-ray imaging via crystal diffraction: first results of reflectivity measurements
Author(s): Filippo Frontera; Paola De Chiara; Mauro Gambaccini; Gianni Landini; G. Pasqualini
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UCSD high-energy x-ray timing experiment magnetic shield design and test results
Author(s): Richard E. Rothschild; Michael R. Pelling; Paul L. Hink
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Design and performance of an automatic gain control system for the high-energy x-ray timing experiment
Author(s): Michael R. Pelling; Richard E. Rothschild; Daniel R. MacDonald; Robert H. Hertel; Edward S. Nishiie
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Transmittances of thin polymer films and their suitability as a supportive substrate for a soft x-ray solar filter
Author(s): Memorie K. Williams; Evan Hansen; Arturo Reyes-Mena; David D. Allred
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Imaging the sun in hard x-rays: spatial and rotating modulation collimators
Author(s): Jonathan W. Campbell; John M. Davis; A. Gordon Emslie
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Goldhelox: a project to view the x-ray sun
Author(s): Melody Fair
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UCSD high-energy x-ray timing experiment cosmic ray particle anticoincidence detector
Author(s): Paul L. Hink; Richard E. Rothschild; Michael R. Pelling; Daniel R. MacDonald; Duane E. Gruber
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X-ray interferometric observatory
Author(s): Christopher Martin
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Performance characteristics of the imaging MAMA detector systems for SOHO, STIS, and FUSE/Lyman
Author(s): J. Gethyn Timothy
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High-throughput narrowband 83.4-nm self-filtering camera
Author(s): Muamer Zukic; Douglas G. Torr; Marsha R. Torr
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Silicon x-ray array detector on spectrum-x-gamma satellite
Author(s): Heikki Sipila; Pekka Huttunen; Veikko J. Kamarainen; Osmi R. Vilhu; Jouko A. Kurki; Gilbert W. Leppelmeier; Ivor Taylor; Arto Niemela; Erik Laegsgaard; Rashid Sunyaev
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Recent developments using GaAs as an x-ray detector
Author(s): Timothy J. Sumner; S. M. Grant; A. Bewick; J. P. Li; N. J.C. Spooner; K. M. Smith; Steven P. Beaumont
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Low-temperature operation of silicon drift detectors
Author(s): Timothy J. Sumner; S. Roe; G. K. Rochester; G. Hall; Per Evensen; B. S. Avset
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Performance of milliKelvin Si bolometers as x-ray and exotic particle detectors
Author(s): C. C. Zammit; Timothy J. Sumner; M. J. Lea; P. Fozooni; Ian D. Hepburn
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Multilayered superconducting tunnel junctions for use as high-energy-resolution x-ray detectors
Author(s): Edward D. Rippert; Shenian N. Song; John B. Ketterson; Melville P. Ulmer
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High-resolution, two-dimensional imaging, microchannel-plate detector for use on a sounding rocket experiment
Author(s): Brett C. Bush; Daniel M. Cotton; Oswald H. W. Siegmund; Supriya Chakrabarti; Walter M. Harris; John T. Clarke
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Rigid lightweight optical bench for a spaceborne FUV spatial heterodyne interferometer
Author(s): James L. Tom; Daniel M. Cotton; Brett C. Bush; Raymond Chung; Supriya Chakrabarti
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Modular removable precision mechanism for alignment of an FUV spatial heterodyne interferometer
Author(s): James L. Tom; Daniel M. Cotton; Brett C. Bush; Raymond Chung; Supriya Chakrabarti
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V-groove diffraction grating for use in an FUV spatial heterodyne interferometer
Author(s): Daniel M. Cotton; Bernhard W. Bach; Brett C. Bush; Supriya Chakrabarti
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Progress with PN-CCDs for the XMM satellite mission
Author(s): Heinrich W. Braeuninger; D. Hauff; Peter Lechner; Gerhard Lutz; W. Kink; Norbert Meidinger; Gerd Metzner; Peter Predehl; Claus Reppin; Lothar Strueder; Joachim E. Truemper; Eckhard Kendziorra; Ruediger Staubert; Veljko Radeka; Pavel Rehak; S. Rescia; Giuseppe Bertuccio; Elena Gatti; Antonio Longoni; Marco Sampietro; Nicola Findeis; Peter Holl; Josef Kemmer; Christoph von Zanthier
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Nb tunnel junctions as x-ray spectrometers
Author(s): Nicola Rando; Anthony J. Peacock; Clare L. Foden; Axel van Dordrecht; Ralph Engelhardt; John M. Lumley; Carl Pereira
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CCD focal-plane imaging detector for the JET-X instrument on spectrum R-G
Author(s): Alan A. Wells; Christian M. Castelli; Andrew D. Holland; Kieran J. McCarthy; J. E. Spragg; C. H. Whitford
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Instrument design and test results of the new all-reflection spatial heterodyne spectrometer
Author(s): Brett C. Bush; Daniel M. Cotton; James S. Vickers; Supriya Chakrabarti
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Submicron structures--promising filters in EUV: a review
Author(s): Michael A. Gruntman
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Uniformity and transmission of proportional counter window materials for use with AXAF
Author(s): Kathryn A. Flanagan; Gerald K. Austin; J. C. Cobuzzi; Richard E. Goddard; John P. Hughes; Edward McLaughlin; William A. Podgorski; Vincent D. Rose; Adrian G. Roy; Martin V. Zombeck; Thomas H. Markert; James M. Bauer; Takashi Isobe; Mark L. Schattenburg
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Proportional counter windows for the Bragg crystal spectrometer on AXAF
Author(s): Thomas H. Markert; James M. Bauer; Claude R. Canizares; Takashi Isobe; Seppo Arvo Anter Nenonen; J. O'Connor; Mark L. Schattenburg; Kathryn A. Flanagan; Martin V. Zombeck
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Performance of a variable-line-spaced master reflection grating for use in the reflection grating spectrometer on the x-ray multimirror mission
Author(s): Jay V. Bixler; Charles J. Hailey; C. W. Mauche; Peter F. Teague; Robert S. Thoe; Steven M. Kahn; Frits B. S. Paerels
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Multilayer mirrors and filters for imaging the earth's inner magnetosphere
Author(s): Dean W. Schulze; Bill R. Sandel; A. Lyle Broadfoot
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Performance of microstrip proportional counters for x-ray astronomy on spectrum-roentgen-gamma
Author(s): Carl Budtz-Joergensen; Axel Bahnsen; Finn Erland Christensen; M. Mohl Madsen; C. Olesen; Herbert W. Schnopper
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Study of gas scintillation proportional counter physics using synchrotron radiation
Author(s): Marcos Bavdaz; Fabio Favata; Alan Smith; Arvind N. Parmar
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