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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 3114

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

Volume Number: 3114
Date Published: 15 October 1997
Softcover: 60 papers (682) pages
ISBN: 9780819425362

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AXAF: the Science Instrument Module
Author(s): Mark A. Skinner; Steven P. Jordan
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AXAF High-Resolution Camera (HRC): calibration and recalibration at XRCF and beyond
Author(s): Stephen S. Murray; John H. Chappell; Almus T. Kenter; K. Kobayashi; Ralph Porter Kraft; G. R. Meehan; Martin V. Zombeck; George W. Fraser; James F. Pearson; John Ernest Lees; Adam N. Brunton; Sarah E. Pearce; Marco Barbera; Alfonso Collura; Salvatore Serio
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Performance and calibration of the AXAF High-Resolution Camera I: imaging readout
Author(s): Almus T. Kenter; John H. Chappell; K. Kobayashi; Ralph Porter Kraft; G. R. Meehan; Stephen S. Murray; Martin V. Zombeck; George W. Fraser; James F. Pearson; John Ernest Lees; Adam N. Brunton; Sarah E. Pearce; Marco Barbera; Alfonso Collura; Salvatore Serio
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Performance and calibration of the AXAF High-Resolution Camera II: the spectroscopic detector
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; Marco Barbera; Alfonso Collura; Salvatore Serio
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Calibration of the UV/ion shields for the AXAF High-Resolution Camera
Author(s): G. R. Meehan; Stephen S. Murray; Martin V. Zombeck; Ralph Porter Kraft; K. Kobayashi; John H. Chappell; Almus T. Kenter; Marco Barbera; Alfonso Collura; Salvatore Serio
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High-accuracy calibration of the HXDS HPGe detector at the PTB radiometry laboratory at BESSY
Author(s): Stefan Kraft; Frank Scholze; R. Thornagel; Gerhard Ulm; Walter C. McDermott; Edwin M. Kellogg
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Status of the x-ray flight mirror production for the ESA XMM spacecraft
Author(s): Daniel de Chambure; Robert Laine; Kees van Katwijk; J. van Casteren; P. Glaude
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36-cm2 large monolythic pn-CCD detector for EPIC on XMM
Author(s): Peter Holl; Heinrich W. Braeuninger; Ulrich G. Briel; Robert Hartmann; Gisela D. Hartner; D. Hauff; Josef Kemmer; Eckhard Kendziorra; Norbert Krause; Peter Lechner; Bernhard Maier; Norbert Meidinger; Elmar Pfeffermann; Bernhard Pflueger; Martin Popp; Claus Reppin; Rainer H. Richter; J. Riedel; Heike Soltau; Diana Stoetter; Lothar Strueder; Joachim E. Truemper; Christoph von Zanthier
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Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale (IAS) 0.1- to 15-keV Synchrotron Radiation Facility beam lines
Author(s): Pierre Dhez; Erick Jourdain; Olivier Hainaut; Jean-Francois E. Hochedez; Alain Labeque; Philippe Salvetat; Xueyan Song
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PN-CCD camera for XMM: performance of full frame and window operating modes
Author(s): Elmar Pfeffermann; Heinrich W. Braeuninger; Ulrich G. Briel; Konrad Dennerl; Frank Haberl; Gisela D. Hartner; Norbert Meidinger; Claus Reppin; Lothar Strueder; Joachim E. Truemper; Edgar Bihler; Eckhard Kendziorra; Baerbel Kretschmar; Bernhard Pflueger; Peter Holl; Josef Kemmer; Heike Soltau; Christoph von Zanthier
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PN-CCD camera for XMM: performance of high time resolution/bright source operating modes
Author(s): Eckhard Kendziorra; Edgar Bihler; Willy Grubmiller; Baerbel Kretschmar; Markus Kuster; Bernhard Pflueger; Ruediger Staubert; Heinrich W. Braeuninger; Ulrich G. Briel; Norbert Meidinger; Elmar Pfeffermann; Claus Reppin; Diana Stoetter; Lothar Strueder; Peter Holl; Josef Kemmer; Heike Soltau; Christoph von Zanthier
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Optical filters for the EPIC CCD camera on board the XMM astronomy satellite
Author(s): Karl-Heinz Stephan; Claus Reppin; Frank Haberl; Marieluise Hirschinger; Hans-Joerg Maier; Dagmar Frischke; Marco Wedowski; Peter Bulicke; Gerhard Ulm; Jan Friedrich; Peter Guertler
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BeppoSAX GRBM on-ground calibration data analysis
Author(s): Lorenzo Amati; Maria Nerina Cinti; Marco Feroci; Enrico Costa; Filippo Frontera; Daniele Dal Fiume; P. Collina; Luciano Nicastro; M. Orlandini; Eliana Palazzi; Massimo Rapisarda; Guido Zavattini
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In-flight performances of the BeppoSAX gamma-ray burst monitor
Author(s): Marco Feroci; Filippo Frontera; Enrico Costa; Daniele Dal Fiume; Lorenzo Amati; L. Bruca; Maria Nerina Cinti; Alessandro Coletta; P. Collina; C. Guidorzi; Luciano Nicastro; M. Orlandini; Eliana Palazzi; Massimo Rapisarda; Guido Zavattini; R. C. Butler
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Gamma-ray burst monitor on board BeppoSAX: the Monte Carlo simulation for the response matrix
Author(s): Massimo Rapisarda; Lorenzo Amati; Maria Nerina Cinti; Marco Feroci; Enrico Costa; P. Collina; Guido Zavattini; Filippo Frontera; Luciano Nicastro; M. Orlandini; Eliana Palazzi; Daniele Dal Fiume
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PDS experiment on board the BeppoSAX satellite: design and in-flight performance results
Author(s): Filippo Frontera; Enrico Costa; Daniele Dal Fiume; Marco Feroci; Luciano Nicastro; M. Orlandini; Eliana Palazzi; Guido Zavattini
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Structure measurement of the CCD pixel using an x-ray beam
Author(s): Hiroshi Tsunemi; Kumi Yoshita; Shunji Kitamoto; Emi Miyata
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Measurement of x-ray polarization with small-pixel charge-coupled devices
Author(s): Joanne E. Hill; Andrew D. Holland; Christian M. Castelli; Alexander T. Short; Martin J. L. Turner; D. Burt
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Object-oriented programming approach to CCD data acquisition and image processing
Author(s): B. Nagaraja Naidu; R. Srinivasan; S. Murali Shankar
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Performance evaluation of a photon-counting intensified CCD
Author(s): Paolo Bergamini; Giuseppe Bonelli; Sergio D'Angelo; Stefano Latorre; Luca Poletto; Giacomo Sechi; Enrico G. Tanzi; Giuseppe Tondello; Michela C. Uslenghi
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Quantum efficiency and spatial resolution of microsphere plates stacked with microchannel plates
Author(s): Anton S. Tremsin; Sharon R. Jelinsky; Oswald H. W. Siegmund
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Performance of the double delay line microchannel plate detectors for the Far-Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer
Author(s): Oswald H. W. Siegmund; Mark A. Gummin; Joseph M. Stock; Giampiero Naletto; Geoffrey A. Gaines; Richard Raffanti; Jeffrey S. Hull; Robert Abiad; Ted Rodriguez-Bell; Tony Magoncelli; Patrick N. Jelinsky; William Donakowski; Karl E. Kromer
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Superconducting tunnel junctions as detectors for extreme-ultraviolet astronomy
Author(s): Anthony J. Peacock; Peter Verhoeve; Marcos Bavdaz; Roland H. den Hartog; D. Perez; Abel Poelaert; Nicola Rando
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Development of a superconducting-tunnel-junction array for x-ray astronomy
Author(s): Roland H. den Hartog; Anthony J. Peacock; Peter Verhoeve; Fred A. Jansen; J. Verveer; Axel van Dordrecht; J. Salmi; R. Venn
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Correlation between crystal morphology and x-ray performance of a CdZnTe detector
Author(s): Marcos Bavdaz; Anthony J. Peacock; Seppo Arvo Anter Nenonen; M. A. Jantunen; Mari-Anne A. Gagliardi; Turkka O. Tuomi; K. T. Hjelt; M. Juvonen; R. Rantamaki; Stefan Kraft; Marco Wedowski; Frank Scholze; Gerhard Ulm; Patrick J. McNally; J. Curley; A. N. Danilewsky
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Single-photon avalanche detectors for low-light-level imaging
Author(s): Alan P. Morrison; Vasileios S. Sinnis; Alan Mathewson; Franco Zappa; Laura Varisco; Massimo Ghioni; Sergio D. Cova
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Position resolution performance of prototype segmented CdZnTe arrays
Author(s): Ann M. Parsons; David M. Palmer; Peter Kurczynski; Louis M. Barbier; Scott D. Barthelmy; Lyle M. Bartlett; Neil A. Gehrels; John F. Krizmanic; Carl Michael Stahle; Jack Tueller; Bonnard J. Teegarden
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Silicon photodiode characterization from 1 eV to 10 keV
Author(s): George C. Idzorek; R. J. Bartlett
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Objective Crystal Spectrometer (OXS) on the Spectrum-X-y satellite: crystal calibrations
Author(s): Salim Abdali; Finn Erland Christensen; Herbert W. Schnopper; Leif Gerward; Hans-Joachim Wiebicke; Ingolf Halm; Eric Louis; Harm-Jan Voorma; Eberhard Adolf Spiller; Charles Tarrio
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Calibration of the Stellar X-Ray Polarimeter
Author(s): John A. Tomsick; Enrico Costa; J. Dwyer; Ronald F. Elsner; E. Ford; Philip E. Kaaret; Robert Novick; Andrea E. Santangelo; Eric H. Silver; Paolo Soffitta; Martin C. Weisskopf; Klaus Ziock
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X-ray and optical performance of the flight filters for the JET-X telescope
Author(s): Christian M. Castelli; D. J. Watson; Alan A. Wells; Barry J. Kent; Marco Barbera; Alfonso Collura; Marcos Bavdaz
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X-ray imaging performance of the flight model JET-X telescope
Author(s): Alan A. Wells; C.M. Castelli; Mark Denby; D. Pullan; Mark R. Sims; Christopher H. Whitford; Richard Willingale; Christopher James Eyles; M. Cooke; W. Jeremy Curtis; Heinrich W. Brauninger; W. Burket; Oberto Citterio; Sergio Campana; Giancarlo Cusumano
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Hard x-ray calibration facility design for JEM-X detector on board INTEGRAL
Author(s): Giovanni Pareschi; Filippo Frontera; Carlo Pelliciari; Guido Zavattini; Vittore Carassiti; Federico Evangelisti
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MAXI (monitor of all-sky x-ray image) for JEM on the Space Station
Author(s): Masaru Matsuoka; Nobuyuki Kawai; Tatehiro Mihara; Atsumasa Yoshida; H. Kubo; Taro Kotani; Hitoshi Negoro; Brad C. Rubin; Hirohiko M. Shimizu; Hiroshi Tsunemi; Kiyoshi Hayashida; Shunji Kitamoto; Emi Miyata; Makoto Yamauchi
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Arc-second source positions with a prototype BASIS imaging system
Author(s): David M. Palmer; Ann M. Parsons; Peter Kurczynski; Louis M. Barbier; Scott D. Barthelmy; Lyle M. Bartlett; Edward E. Fenimore; Neil A. Gehrels; John F. Krizmanic; Derrick C. Mancini; Carl Michael Stahle; Jack Tueller; Bonnard J. Teegarden
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New high-resolution gamma-ray burst detector: all-sky x-ray and gamma-ray astronomy monitor (AXGAM)
Author(s): Tumay O. Tumer; Terrence J. O'Neill; Kevin C. Hurley; Hakki Ogelman; Robert J. Paulos; Richard Charles Puetter; Eric J. Beuville; W.J. Hamilton; R Proctor
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HiRES: the High-Resolution EUV Spectroheliometer
Author(s): J. Gethyn Timothy; Paolo Bergamini; Jagadish C. Bhattacharyya; Martin H.C. Huber; Surendra K. Jain; Giampiero Naletto; Ralph W. Nicholls; Piergiorgio Nicolosi; Ajay Kumar Saxena; Giuseppe Tondello; Arthur B. C. Walker
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Broadband and large-area x-ray omni sky monitor (BLOSM)
Author(s): William W. Zhang; Robert Petre; Andrew G. Peele; Keith Jahoda; F. E. Marshall; Yang Soong; Nicholas E. White
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New type of imaging x-ray detector using a capillary plate
Author(s): Hirohisa Sakurai; S. Saito; Motosaku Noma; Shuichi Gunji; Makiko Tsukahara; Tsutomu Tamura
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Recent progress in focusing gamma rays
Author(s): A. Kohnle; Robert K. Smither; Timothy J. Graber; Peter von Ballmoos
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Influence of proton and neutron fluxes on spectrometric characteristics of a high-pressure xenon gamma spectrometer
Author(s): Sergey E. Ulin; K. F. Vlasik; A. M. Galper; V. M. Grachev; Valery V. Dmitrenko; V. I. Liagushin; Z. M. Uteshev; Yu. T. Yurkin
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Gas permeability through thin-foil x-ray filters
Author(s): June L. Tveekrem; Ritva A. M. Keski-Kuha; Andrew T. Webb
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Prototype for SONTRAC: a scintillating plastic fiber detector for solar neutron spectroscopy
Author(s): James M. Ryan; Janis Baltgalvis; Daniel T. Holslin; John R. Macri; Mark L. McConnell; Aaron R. Polichar; Cornelia B. Wunderer
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Development of grazing incidence multilayer mirrors for hard x-ray focusing telescopes
Author(s): Peter H. Mao; Fiona A. Harrison; Yuriy Ya. Platonov; David M. Broadway; Brian DeGroot; Finn Erland Christensen; William W. Craig; Charles J. Hailey
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Substrates and mounting techniques for the High-Energy Focusing Telescope (HEFT)
Author(s): Charles J. Hailey; Salim Abdali; Finn Erland Christensen; William W. Craig; Todd R. Decker; Fiona A. Harrison; Mario A. Jimenez-Garate
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Silicon diffraction gratings for use in the far and extreme ultraviolet
Author(s): Robert L. Bristol; Jerald A. Britten; Richelieu Hemphill; Patrick N. Jelinsky; Mark Hurwitz
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CCDs for future x-ray astronomy missions
Author(s): Andrew D. Holland
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In-orbit diagnostics of EIT EUV CCD radiation-induced aging
Author(s): Jean-Marc Defise; Frederic Clette; J. Daniel Moses; Jean-Francois E. Hochedez
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Calibration and upgrades of the XMM vertical EUV/X test facility: FOCAL X
Author(s): Jean Philippe Tock; Jean-Paul Collette; Yvan Stockman
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Optical testing of XMM flight model mirror module I and II at the vertical EUV/X facility
Author(s): Yvan Stockman; Jean-Paul Collette; Jean Philippe Tock; Daniel de Chambure; Philippe Gondoin
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Multilayer coatings for narrowband imaging in the extreme ultraviolet
Author(s): Juan I. Larruquert; Ritva A. M. Keski-Kuha
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Quantum efficiency measurement on a CCD detector in the 0.3- to 1100-nm spectral region
Author(s): Luca Poletto; Alessio Boscolo; Maria-Guglielmina Pelizzo; Leonardo Placentino; Giuseppe Tondello
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Optical design of the FUV spectrographic imager for the IMAGE mission
Author(s): Serge LM Habraken; Claude A. J. Jamar; Pierre P. Rochus; Stephen B. Mende; Michael L. Lampton
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In-orbit performance and calibration of the High-Pressure Gas Scintillation Proportional Counter on board the BeppoSAX satellite
Author(s): Andrea E. Santangelo; S. Piraino; Alberto Segreto; G. Fazio; Salvatore Giarrusso
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BeppoSAX HPGSPC in-flight background
Author(s): Alberto Segreto; S. Piraino; Andrea E. Santangelo; G. Fazio; Salvatore Giarrusso
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XBSS: the X-Ray Background Spectroscopic Survey
Author(s): Wilton T. Sanders; Donald P. Cox; Dan McCammon; Robert J. Paulos; Nancy S. Brickhouse; Richard J. Edgar; John C. Raymond; Duane A. Liedahl; E. A. Boldt; Keith Jahoda; T. R. Kallman; Richard L. Kelley; Richard F. Mushotzky; Frederick Scott Porter; Robin L. Shelton; Randy K. Smith; Steve L. Snowden; Caroline Kilbourn Stahle; Andrew E. Szymkowiak; Nicholas E. White
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Transmission of thin indium filters in the EUV and lifetime tests
Author(s): Reinhold Henneck; K. Bjoerknaes; Sharon R. Jelinsky
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Low-reflectivity materials for the vacuum UV: Mg and Ag surfaces
Author(s): Kamil A. Moldosanov; Michael A. Samsonov; Lilia S. Kim; Reinhold Henneck
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Measurement of transparency of thin beryllium x-ray windows by means of fluorescense lines produced by a Cm244 alpha source
Author(s): Claudio Gizzi; Giorgio Patria; Tor Andersson; Maria Nerina Cinti; Enrico Costa; Philip E. Kaaret; Paolo Soffitta; John A. Tomsick
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New astrophysics mission for a low-energy gamma-ray burst observatory (LEGO)
Author(s): Tumay O. Tumer; Kevin C. Hurley; Hakki Ogelman; Robert J. Paulos; Richard Charles Puetter; Eric J. Beuville; Dieter H. Hartmann; Bradley Schaefer; Jeff Preble; Richard E. Rothschild; Mark H. Finger; Lorenzo Fabris; Terrence J. O'Neill; Mark Jennings; Amos Yahil
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