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PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 2518

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

Volume Number: 2518
Date Published: 1 September 1995
Softcover: 41 papers (502) pages
ISBN: 9780819418777

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In-orbit performance of the GIS instrument on board ASCA (ASTRO-D)
Author(s): Makoto Tashiro; Kazuo Makishima; Hajime Ezawa; Yasushi Fukazawa; Eriko Idesawa; Yoshitaka Ishisaki; Naoko Iyomoto; Tuneyoshi Kamae; Hidehiro Kaneda; Kyoko Matsushita; Keiichi Matsuzaki; Yoshitaka Saito; Yutaro Sekimoto; Takayuki Tamura; Masaharu Hirayama; Manabu Ishida; Hidetoshi Kubo; Kyoko Okada; Tadayuki Takahashi; Yoshihiro Ueda; Koichi Kikuchi; Takaya Ohashi; Noriko Y. Yamasaki; Yoshiki Kohmura; Yasushi Ikebe; Tatehiro Mihara; Takeshi G. Tsuru; K. Ebisawa; Shuichi Gunji
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Continuous hard x-ray imager for astrophysics
Author(s): Richard E. Rothschild; James L. Matteson; William A. Heindl; Laurence E. Peterson; Paul L. Hink
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ISIS Fourier telescope concept for imaging the sun and the sky in hard x rays and gamma rays
Author(s): Jonathan W. Campbell; Melody C. Herrmann; Greg Hajos; Susan Spencer; Reggie Alexander; Henry B. Waites; Howard D. Hall; Jonathon M. Fields; Charles R. Taylor
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Highly integrated Pluto payload system (HIPPS): a sciencecraft instrument for the Pluto mission
Author(s): S. Alan Stern; David C. Slater; William Gibson; Harold J. Reitsema; Alan W. Delamere; Donald E. Jennings; Dennis C. Reuter; John T. Clarke; Carolyn C. Porco; Eugene M. Shoemaker; John R. Spencer
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Advanced telescope for high-energy nuclear astrophysics (ATHENA)
Author(s): W. Neil Johnson; Charles D. Dermer; Richard A. Kroeger; James D. Kurfess; Neil A. Gehrels; Jonathan E. Grindlay; Mark D. Leising; Thomas A. Prince; William R. Purcell; James M. Ryan; Tumay O. Tumer
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Development of the hard x-ray detector for the ASTRO-E mission
Author(s): Hidehiro Kaneda; Hajime Ezawa; Masaharu Hirayama; Tuneyoshi Kamae; Hidetoshi Kubo; Keiichi Matsuzaki; Kazuo Makishima; Takanori Ohtsuka; Yoshitaka Saito; Yutaro Sekimoto; Tadayuki Takahashi; Takayuki Tamura; Makoto Tashiro; Naohiko Tsuchida; Toshio Murakami; Mutsumi Sugizaki; Hirokazu Ikeda; Kiwamu Tsukada; Masaharu Nomachi; Shuichi Gunji; Satoshi Miyazaki; Tadahisa Tamura; Noriko Y. Yamasaki; Atsumasa Yoshida
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High-resolution camera (HRC) on the Advanced X-Ray Astrophysics Facility (AXAF)
Author(s): Martin V. Zombeck; John H. Chappell; Almus T. Kenter; Randall W. Moore; Stephen S. Murray; George W. Fraser; Salvatore Serio
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Shielding simulations for the Advanced X-Ray Astrophysics Facility (AXAF)
Author(s): Kurtis L. Dietz; Ronald F. Elsner; Marshall K. Joy; Stephen L. O'Dell; Brian D. Ramsey; Martin C. Weisskopf; Anthony W. Armstrong; Bonnie L. Colborn; Nina Kanvec
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ROSAT position-sensitive proportional counter and its in-orbit performance
Author(s): Ulrich G. Briel; Elmar Pfeffermann
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Sounding rocket payload designed for investigations of the distribution and dynamics of the hot component of the interstellar medium using a field-widened spatial heterodyne spectrometer
Author(s): John M. Harlander; Huan Tran; Fred L. Roesler; Kurt P. Jaehnig; Steve Watchorn; Wilton T. Sanders; Ronald J. Reynolds
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CUBIC: x-ray CCD spectroscopy of the diffuse x-ray background
Author(s): David N. Burrows; Mark A. Skinner; Patrick Sean Broos; Mark A. Catalano; Laura J. Cawley; Eric J. Cocklin; Leland G. Engel; Timothy J. Entingh; Gordon P. Garmire; Roland Green; Diego Janches; Douglas A. Kelly; Jeffrey A. Mendenhall; John A. Nousek; David H. Lumb; Andrew D. Holland; Peter J. Pool
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CUBIC: preflight calibration status
Author(s): Mark A. Skinner; David N. Burrows; Gordon P. Garmire; Jeffrey A. Mendenhall; David H. Lumb; Andrew D. Holland; Peter J. Pool
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CCD x-ray detectors: on-board data processing
Author(s): Laura J. Cawley; John A. Nousek; David N. Burrows; Gordon P. Garmire; Diego Janches; David H. Lumb
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BASIS: a new gamma-ray burst imaging and spectroscopy mission concept
Author(s): Bonnard J. Teegarden; Neil A. Gehrels; Edward E. Fenimore; Louis M. Barbier; Thomas L. Cline; Ann M. Parsons; Jack Tueller; John F. Krizmanic; Scott D. Barthelmy; David M. Palmer; Gerald J. Fishman; Chryssa Kouveliotou; Kevin C. Hurley; William S. Paciesas; J. van Paradijs; M. Leventhal; Stanford E. Woosley; Dan McCammon; Wilton T. Sanders; Barbara A. Schaefer; Lyle M. Bartlett; Casey M. Lisse; Carl Michael Stahle
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Energetic x-ray imaging survey telescope (EXIST)
Author(s): Jonathan E. Grindlay; Thomas A. Prince; Neil A. Gehrels; Jack Tueller; Charles J. Hailey; Brian D. Ramsey; Martin C. Weisskopf; Pietro Ubertini; Gerald K. Skinner
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Extreme ultraviolet spectrograph sounding rocket payload: recent modifications for planetary observations in the EUV/FUV
Author(s): David C. Slater; S. Alan Stern; John Scherrer; Webster C. Cash; James C. Green; Erik Wilkinson
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Spatial resolution and imaging of gamma rays with germanium strip detectors
Author(s): Richard A. Kroeger; W. Neil Johnson; Robert L. Kinzer; James D. Kurfess; Susan E. Inderhees; Bernard F. Phlips; Neil A. Gehrels; Brad Graham
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Initial development of a superconducting crystal x-ray and gamma-ray spectrometer
Author(s): Harrie Netel; Matthias A. Frank; Simon E. Labov; Geoffrey H. Campbell; Carl A. Mears; Lawrence J. Hiller; Mark A. Lindeman; E. Brunet
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Temperature dependence of a superconducting tunnel junction x-ray detector
Author(s): Lawrence J. Hiller; Simon E. Labov; Carl A. Mears; Andrew T. Barfknecht; Matthias A. Frank; Harrie Netel; Mark A. Lindeman
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Soft x-ray (50-1800 eV) measurements of niobium superconducting tunnel junctions
Author(s): David H. Lumb; Axel van Dordrecht; Anthony J. Peacock; Nicola Rando; Peter Verhoeve; J. Verveer; D. J. Goldie; John M. Lumley
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Application of crystal absorbers coupled to superconducting tunnel junctions for the measurement of x rays
Author(s): Christian Erd; Abel Poelaert; Peter Verhoeve; Nicola Rando; Anthony J. Peacock
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X-ray response of Nb-based superconducting tunnel junctions with Al trapping layers
Author(s): Peter Verhoeve; Nicola Rando; Anthony J. Peacock; Abel Poelaert; Axel van Dordrecht; David H. Lumb; D. J. Goldie; R. Venn
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Orbital performance of the high-resolution imager (HRI) on ROSAT
Author(s): Martin V. Zombeck; Laurence P. David; F. Rick Harnden; Kristen M. Kearns
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Synchrotron calibration of alkali halide coated microchannel plate detectors in the 50- to 350- and 2000- to 6000-eV bands
Author(s): Sarah E. Pearce; John Ernest Lees; James F. Pearson; George W. Fraser; Adam N. Brunton; Kathryn A. Flanagan; Almus T. Kenter; Marco Barbera; V. Dhanak; A. Robinson; D. Teehan
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High-performance MCP-based imaging detector
Author(s): Jonathan S. Lapington
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Microchannel plates for the UVCS and SUMER instruments on the SOHO satellite
Author(s): Oswald H. W. Siegmund; Mark A. Gummin; Timothy Sasseen; Patrick N. Jelinsky; Geoffrey A. Gaines; Jeffrey S. Hull; Joseph M. Stock; Michael L. Edgar; Barry Y. Welsh; Sharon R. Jelinsky; John V. Vallerga
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Microchannel plate testing and evaluation for the AXAF high-resolution camera (HRC)
Author(s): Almus T. Kenter; Kathryn A. Flanagan; G. R. Meehan; Stephen S. Murray; Martin V. Zombeck; George W. Fraser; James F. Pearson; John Ernest Lees; Adam N. Brunton; Sarah E. Pearce
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Imaging performance of microsphere plates
Author(s): Jonathan S. Lapington; Liam B. C. Worth; Matthew W. Trow
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Microsphere plate electron multiplier: measurements and modeling
Author(s): Anton S. Tremsin; James F. Pearson; John Ernest Lees; George W. Fraser
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Progress toward a photon-counting intensified CID detector
Author(s): Randy A. Kimble; Peter C. Chen; J. Patrick Haas; Timothy J. Norton; Leslie J. Payne; Joseph Carbone; Massimiliano Corba
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Initial results from a photon-counting intensified CCD development
Author(s): John V. Vallerga; Patrick N. Jelinsky; Oswald H. W. Siegmund
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High-resolution position readout for proportional counters with fluorescence gating capability
Author(s): Matthew W. Trow; Jonathan S. Lapington
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Spectroscopic capabilities of imaging GSPCs
Author(s): Marcos Bavdaz; Didier D. E. Martin; Anthony J. Peacock
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Performance of a liquid xenon microstrip proportional counter
Author(s): Jeffery J. Kolodziejczak; Brian D. Ramsey
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Radiation stability of liquid xenon gamma-telescope in conditions of orbit and balloon flight
Author(s): Ilya M. Obodovski; Mikhail A. Kirsanov; Sergey G. Pokachalov
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Modeling the diffraction efficiencies of the AXAF high-energy transmission gratings
Author(s): Thomas H. Markert; Daniel Dewey; John E. Davis; Kathryn A. Flanagan; Dale E. Graessle; James M. Bauer; Christie S. Nelson
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Calibration and characterization of HETG grating elements at the MIT X-Ray Grating Evaluation Facility
Author(s): Kathryn A. Flanagan; Daniel Dewey; Leonard Bordzol
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NIS tunnel junction as an x-ray photon sensor
Author(s): Fatma Azgui; Carl A. Mears; Simon E. Labov; Matthias A. Frank; Bernard Sadoulet; E. Brunet; Lawrence J. Hiller; Mark A. Lindeman; Harrie Netel
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Andromeda: a mission to determine the gamma-ray burst distance scale
Author(s): Fiona A. Harrison; Walter R. Cook; Thomas A. Prince; Steven M. Schindler; Charles J. Hailey; Stephen E. Thorsett
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Large-area submillimeter resolution CdZnTe strip detector for astronomy
Author(s): James M. Ryan; John R. Macri; Mark L. McConnell; Brian K. Dann; Michael L. Cherry; T. Gregory Guzik; F. Patrick Doty; Boris A. Apotovsky; Jack F. Butler
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Next-generation x-ray observatory
Author(s): Nicholas E. White; Robert Petre; E. A. Boldt; Stephen S. Holt; Peter J. Serlemitsos; F. E. Marshall; Caroline Kilbourn Stahle; Richard L. Kelley; Keith A. Arnaud; Andrew E. Szymkowiak; Richard F. Mushotzky; Yang Soong; Neil A. Gehrels; Ann M. Parsons; Keith Jahoda; Jean H. Swank; T. R. Kallman; K. Mukai; Stephen Drake; I. M. George
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