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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 2808

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

Volume Number: 2808
Date Published: 31 October 1996
Softcover: 59 papers (724) pages
ISBN: 9780819421968

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Diffuse EUV spectrometer UCB
Author(s): Jerry Edelstein; C. Stuart Bowyer
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In-orbit performance of the SAX Low-Energy Concentrator System (LECS)
Author(s): Didier D. E. Martin; Arvind N. Parmar; Marcos Bavdaz; Anthony J. Peacock; B. G. Taylor
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Quantum efficiency calibration of AXAF CCDs from 2 to 10 keV
Author(s): Herbert L. Manning; Stephen E. Jones; Steven E. Kissel; Mark W. Bautz; George R. Ricker
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CCD sounding rocket observations of the soft x-ray background
Author(s): Jeffrey A. Mendenhall; David N. Burrows; Laura J. Cawley; Eric J. Cocklin; Gordon P. Garmire; Ralph Porter Kraft; Kaori Nishikida
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CUBIC: preflight calibration results and initial operations
Author(s): David N. Burrows; Catherine E. Grant; Laura J. Cawley; Gordon P. Garmire; Jeffrey A. Mendenhall; John A. Nousek; Mark A. Skinner
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In-orbit performance and calibration of the Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer (RXTE) Proportional Counter Array (PCA)
Author(s): Keith Jahoda; Jean H. Swank; Alan B. Giles; Michael J. Stark; Tod Strohmayer; William W. Zhang; Edward H. Morgan
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Development of an ultrasmall-pore microchannel plate for space sciences applications
Author(s): Bruce N. Laprade; Mark W. Dykstra; Francis Langevin
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Low-resistance conductively cooled microchannel plates
Author(s): Anton S. Tremsin; James F. Pearson; John Ernest Lees; George W. Fraser; W. Bruce Feller; Paul L. White
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Performance of small-pore microchannel plates
Author(s): Oswald H. W. Siegmund; Mark A. Gummin; T. Ravinett; Sharon R. Jelinsky; Michael L. Edgar
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Calibration of the AXAF-HRC UV/ion shields at the Osservatorio Astronomico di Palermo G.S. Vaiana: IV - UV rejection measurements
Author(s): Marco Barbera; Alfonso Collura; Alessandro Dara; Salvatore Serio; Martin V. Zombeck
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Calibration of the AXAF-HRC UV/ion shields at Osservatorio Astronomico di Palermo G.S. Vaiana: III - synchrotron measurements of XANES in aluminum-coated Lexan film samples
Author(s): Marco Barbera; Alfonso Collura; Alessandro Dara
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Calibration of the AXAF-HRC UV/ion shields at Osservatorio Astronomico di Palermo G.S. Vaiana: II - x-ray transmission measurements
Author(s): Alfonso Collura; Marco Barbera; Alessandro Dara; Salvatore Serio; Martin V. Zombeck
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Calibration of the AXAF-HRC UV/ion shields at Osservatorio Astronomico di Palermo G.S. Vaiana: I -instrumental setup
Author(s): Alfonso Collura; Marco Barbera; Alessandro Dara; Giuseppe Inzerillo; Filippo Mirabello; Salvatore Sciortino; Salvatore Serio
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Using tritium and x-ray tubes as x-ray calibration sources for the AXAF CCD Imaging Spectrometer
Author(s): Stephen E. Jones; Mark W. Bautz; Steven E. Kissel; Michael Pivovaroff
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X-ray CCD calibration for the AXAF CCD Imaging Spectrometer
Author(s): Mark W. Bautz; Steven E. Kissel; Gregory Y. Prigozhin; Stephen E. Jones; Takashi Isobe; Herbert L. Manning; Michael Pivovaroff; George R. Ricker; Jonathan W. Woo
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Flight x-ray CCD selection for the AXAF CCD Imaging Spectrometer
Author(s): Michael J. Pivovaroff; Steven E. Kissel; Mark W. Bautz; Gregory Y. Prigozhin; Takashi Isobe; Jonathan W. Woo; James A. Gregory
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Absolute quantum efficiency calibration of the AXAF High-Resolution Camera
Author(s): Ralph Porter Kraft; John H. Chappell; Almus T. Kenter; K. Kobayashi; 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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Measurement of the transmission of the UV/ion shields for the AXAF High-Resolution Camera
Author(s): G. R. Meehan; Almus T. Kenter; Ralph Porter Kraft; Stephen S. Murray; Martin V. Zombeck; K. Kobayashi; John H. Chappell; Marco Barbera; Alfonso Collura
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X-ray polarimetry and position measurements using the photoeffect and diffusion in a CCD
Author(s): Klaus Holger Schmidt; Gerd W. Buschhorn; Rainer Kotthaus; Matthias Rzepka; Peter M. Weinmann
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Catania Astrophysical Observatory facility for UV CCD characterization
Author(s): Giovanni Bonanno; Pietro Bruno; Antonio Cali; Rosario Cosentino; Rosario Di Benedetto; Mario Puleo; Salvatore Scuderi
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Radiation damage of the x-ray CCD
Author(s): Hiroshi Tomida; Hironori Matsumoto; Masanobu Ozaki; Yuji Tazawa; Hisamitsu Awaki; Takeshi G. Tsuru; Katsuji Koyama; Hiroshi Tsunemi; Koei Yamamoto
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Calibration of x-ray CCDs with an erect-field grating spectrometer in the 0.2- to 1.5-keV band
Author(s): Gregory Y. Prigozhin; Mark W. Bautz; Keith C. Gendreau; George R. Ricker
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New concept CCD camera for laser-produced plasmas imaging spectroscopy in the XUV spectral region
Author(s): Emanuele Pace; Leonardo Tommasi; Piergiorgio Nicolosi; Paolo Villoresi; Giuseppe Tondello
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UV, soft x-ray, and gamma-ray high-resolution imaging and discrimination by a novel photopolymer film system
Author(s): Mohamad Al-Sheikhly; William L. McLaughlin; Aristos Christou; Christos A. Christou
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Radiochromic gel-core fluorinated-polyethylene-propylene fiber optics for distributed sensing of x and gamma rays
Author(s): Mohamad Al-Sheikhly; William L. McLaughlin; Chun-Keng Hsu; Aristos Christou
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Performance of transmission filters for EUV and soft x-ray astronomy
Author(s): Marcos Bavdaz; Anthony J. Peacock; Roland H. den Hartog; Abel Poelaert; Peter J. Underwood; Veli-Pekka Viitanen; Detlef Fuchs; Peter Bulicke; Stefan Kraft; Frank Scholze; Gerhard Ulm; Annesley C. Wright
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Soft x-ray to FUV measurements of the grazing incidence BRDF for a selection of low-reflectance surfaces
Author(s): Michael L. Edgar; Scott L. Cully; Sharon R. Jelinsky; Patrick N. Jelinsky; Oswald H. W. Siegmund; John K. Warren
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Single-grid pair Fourier telescope for imaging the sky in hard x-rays and gamma rays
Author(s): Jonathan W. Campbell
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Reflection grating arrays for the Reflection Grating Spectrometer on board XMM
Author(s): Steven M. Kahn; Jean Cottam; Todd A. Decker; Frits B. S. Paerels; Steven M. Pratuch; Andrew P. Rasmussen; Joshua Spodek; Jay V. Bixler; A. C. Brinkman; Jan-Willem den Herder; Christian Erd
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X-ray Multimirror Mission: an overview
Author(s): David H. Lumb; H. Eggel; Robert Laine; Anthony J. Peacock
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X-ray multimirror spacecraft: a large telescope
Author(s): Jan F. M. van Casteren
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Performance of the XMM optical vertical test facility
Author(s): Jean-Paul Collette; Yvan Stockman; Jean Philippe Tock; Philippe Kletzkine; Robert Laine; A. Vignelles
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Status of the x-ray mirror production for the ESA XMM spacecraft
Author(s): Daniel de Chambure; Robert Laine; Kees van Katwijk; Jan F. M. van Casteren; P. Glaude
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Simulation of the XMM mirror performance based on metrology data
Author(s): Philippe Gondoin; Marco W. Beijersbergen; Richard Willingale; Daniel de Chambure; Kees van Katwijk; David H. Lumb; Anthony J. Peacock
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X-ray performance of a qualification model of an XMM mirror module
Author(s): Philippe Gondoin; Bernd Aschenbach; Heinrich W. Braeuninger; Daniel de Chambure; Jean-Paul Collette; Roland Egger; Kees van Katwijk; David H. Lumb; Anthony J. Peacock; Yvan Stockman; Jean Philippe Tock; Richard Willingale
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EPIC system onboard the ESA XMM
Author(s): Gabriele E. Villa; Anthony F. Abbey; Monique Arnaud; M. Balasini; Giovanni Fabrizio Bignami; Michel Boer; Heinrich W. Braeuninger; I Butler; G. Cafagna; C. Cara; C. Chabaud; Lucio Chiappetti; Richard E. Cole; M. Conte; J. Dowson; Pierre Dhez; R. Duc; Guido Di Cocco; Philippe Ferrando; C. V. Goodall; H. Hippman; Andrew D. Holland; Eckhard Kendziorra; Alain Labeque; Norbert Meidinger; C. Moriggio; Nicola La Palombara; C. Musso; E. Poindron; Giovanni Peres; E. Pferrerman; Claude Pigot; John P. Pye; Claus Reppin; D. Schmitt; Salvatore Sciortino; Salvatore Serio; J. E. Spragg; John Buchan Stephen; Lothar Strueder; Massimo Trifoglio; P. Tua; Martin J. L. Turner; S. Whitehead
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MOS CCDs for the EPIC on XMM
Author(s): Andrew D. Holland; Martin J. L. Turner; Anthony F. Abbey; Peter J. Pool
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Performance of an optical filter for the XMM focal plane CCD camera EPIC
Author(s): Karl-Heinz Stephan; Claus Reppin; Marieluise Hirschinger; Hans-Joerg Maier; Dagmar Frischke; Detlef Fuchs; Peter Mueller; Peter Guertler
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Reflection Grating Spectrometer on board XMM
Author(s): A. C. Brinkman; Henry J. M. Aarts; Antonius J. F. den Boggende; T. M. V. Bootsma; Luc Dubbeldam; Jan-Willem den Herder; Jelle S. Kaastra; Piet A. J. de Korte; Boris van Leeuwen; Rolf Mewe; E. J. van Zwet; Todd A. Decker; Charles J. Hailey; Steven M. Kahn; Frits B. S. Paerels; Steven M. Pratuch; Andrew P. Rasmussen; Graziella Branduardi-Raymont; Phil R. Guttridge; Jay V. Bixler; Knud Thomsen; Alex Zehnder; Christian Erd
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Back-illuminated CCDs developed for the reflection grating spectrometer on board XMM
Author(s): T. M. V. Bootsma; Henry J. M. Aarts; Marcel L. van den Berg; A. C. Brinkman; Antonius J. F. den Boggende; Jan-Willem den Herder; L. de Jong; Piet A. J. de Korte; S. M. Olsthoorn; E. J. van Zwet; Alan Owens
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XMM Optical/UV Monitor Telescope
Author(s): Keith O. Mason; Mark S. Cropper; R. Hunt; Scott D. Horner; William C. Priedhorsky; Cheng Ho; France Anne Cordova; Claude A. J. Jamar; Elio Antonello
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PN-CCD detector for the European photon imaging camera on XMM
Author(s): Norbert Meidinger; Heinrich W. Braeuninger; Robert Hartmann; Gisela D. Hartner; Norbert Krause; Gerd Metzner; Elmar Pfeffermann; Martin Popp; Claus Reppin; J. Riedel; Diana Stoetter; Lothar Strueder; Joachim E. Truemper; Ulrich Weber; D. Hauff; Peter Holl; Josef Kemmer; S. Krisch; Heike Soltau; Christoph van Zanthier; Edgar Bihler; H. Boettcher; Eckhard Kendziorra; J. Kraemer; Bernhard Pflueger; Ruediger Staubert
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Superconductive tunnel junction detectors as x-ray spectrometers
Author(s): Piet A. J. de Korte; Marcel L. van den Berg; Marcel P. Bruijn; J. Gomez; F. B. Kiewiet; H. L. van Lieshout; O. J. Luiten; C. G. S. Brons; Jaap Flokstra; A. W. Hamster
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Superconducting tunneling junctions: performance and physics of alternative barrier structures
Author(s): Fred A. Jansen; Anthony J. Peacock; Nicola Rando; Peter Verhoeve; Roland H. den Hartog; J. Salmi; Ilkka Sunni
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Effect of the Al thickness on the performance of Nb/Al/AlOx/Al/Nb superconducting tunnel junctions used as x-ray detectors
Author(s): Abel Poelaert; Peter Verhoeve; Nicola Rando; Anthony J. Peacock; D. J. Goldie; R. Venn
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Spectral responsivity of silicon photodiodes: high-accuracy measurement and improved self-calibration in the soft x-ray spectral range
Author(s): Frank Scholze; Hans Rabus; Gerhard Ulm
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X-ray transient monitor for JEM on the International Space Station
Author(s): Nobuyuki Kawai; Masaru Matsuoka; Atsumasa Yoshida; Hiroshi Tsunemi
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Performance of Wide-field X-ray Monitor on board HETE (High-Energy Transient Experiment)
Author(s): Fuyuki Tokanai; Masaru Matsuoka; Nobuyuki Kawai; Atsumasa Yoshida; Makoto Yamauchi; Kunio Takagishi; Isamu Hatsukade; Edward E. Fenimore; Mark C. Galassi; Jean J. M. in't Zand; Ian A. Bond; Kohji Morimoto; Hiroshi Nakamura
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Development of a hard x-ray polycapillary telescope
Author(s): Michael H. Vartanian
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Measurement and modeling of the x-ray spectral response of bulk GaAs detectors
Author(s): Alexander T. Short; Andrew D. Holland
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Germanium gamma-ray spectrometer PGS for the MARS-96 mission
Author(s): Igor G. Mitrofanov; D. S. Anfimov; A. M. Chernenko; V. Sh. Dolidze; V. I. Kostenko; O. E. Isupov; A. S. Pozanenko; A. K. Ton'shev; D. A. Ushakov; Yu. I. Bobrovnitsky; T. M. Tomilina; George F. Auchampaugh; Maureen M. Cafferty; D. M. Drake; Edward E. Fenimore; R. W. Klebesadel; J. L. Longmire; Calvin E. Moss; Robert C. Reedy; J. E. Valencia
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Amorphous silicon thin film photodetectors with high sensitivity and selectivity in the ultraviolet spectrum
Author(s): Giampiero Naletto; Piergiorgio Nicolosi; Emanuele Pace; Giampiero de Cesare; Fernanda Irrera; Fabrizio Palma
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Light yield and Fano factor for x rays in xenon gas proportional scintillation counters
Author(s): Filipa I. G. Melo Borges; Joaquim M. F. dos Santos; S. Kubota; Carlos Alberto Na Conde
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Progress in soft x-ray and UV photocathodes
Author(s): Sharon R. Jelinsky; Oswald H. W. Siegmund; Jamil A. Mir
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High-Resolution Camera on AXAF
Author(s): Almus T. Kenter; John H. Chappell; Ralph Porter Kraft; G. R. Meehan; Stephen S. Murray; Martin V. Zombeck; George W. Fraser
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Modeling the diffraction efficiencies of the AXAF high-energy transmission gratings: II
Author(s): Kathryn A. Flanagan; T. T. Fang; C. Baluta; John E. Davis; Daniel Dewey; Thomas H. Markert; Dale E. Graessle; Jeremy J. Drake; Jonathan J. Fitch; Jiahong Zhang Juda; Jonathan W. Woo; Stefan Kraft; Peter Bulicke; R. Fliegauf; Frank Scholze; Gerhard Ulm; James M. Bauer
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High-efficiency detector array concept for x-ray astronomy based on CCDs
Author(s): Christian M. Castelli; Mark R. Sims; Alan A. Wells
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Use of x-ray CCDs in the calibration of the flight mirrors for the JET-X telescope on Spectrum-X
Author(s): Christian M. Castelli; Heinrich W. Braeuninger; Wolfgang Burkert; Sergio Campana; Giancarlo Cusumano; Mark Denby; Roland Egger; Nick Nelms; Mark R. Sims; D. J. Watson; Alan A. Wells; D. Willingale
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Image converters and cameras for measurement of soft x rays
Author(s): Arkadi G. Berkovski; Yuri Ivanovich Gubanov; K. N. Danilenko; L. N. Zyuzin; Ivan G. Pryanishnikov; Yu. K. Slavnov
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