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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 3445

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

Volume Number: 3445
Date Published: 10 November 1998
Softcover: 64 papers (662) pages
ISBN: 9780819429001

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Performance of the XMM EPIC MOS CCD detectors
Author(s): Alexander T. Short; Adam Keay; Martin J. L. Turner
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Ground-calibration GSE for the XMM-EPIC instrument at the Orsay Synchrotron facility
Author(s): Massimo Trifoglio; Fulvio Gianotti; John Buchan Stephen; M. Balasini; Jean-Francois E. Hochedez; Lucio Chiappetti; R. A. Glukhov; Olivier Hainaut; Erick Jourdain; Nicola La Palombara; Philippe B. Marty; T. Moreno; C. Musso
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Calibration and preliminary results on the performance of the XMM EPIC PN flight camera: imaging modes
Author(s): Ulrich G. Briel; Heinrich W. Braeuninger; Konrad Dennerl; C. Greiveldinger; Frank Haberl; Gisela D. Hartner; Norbert Meidinger; Norbert Krause; Martin Popp; Elmar Pfeffermann; Claus Reppin; Th. Stadelbauer; Lothar Strueder; Joachim E. Truemper; Edgar Bihler; Willy Grubmiller; Eckhard Kendziorra; Marcus Kirsch; Markus Kuster; Bernhard Pflueger; Peter Holl; Josef Kemmer; Heike Soltau; Christoph von Zanthier
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Calibration and preliminary results on the performance of the XMM EPIC PN camera: timing modes
Author(s): Eckhard Kendziorra; Edgar Bihler; Michael Colli; Marcus Kirsch; Markus Kuster; Bernhard Pflueger; Ruediger Staubert; Heinrich W. Braeuninger; Ulrich G. Briel; Konrad Dennerl; Frank Haberl; Gisela D. Hartner; Norbert Meidinger; Elmar Pfeffermann; Claus Reppin; Lothar Strueder; Joachim E. Truemper; Peter Holl; Josef Kemmer; Heike Soltau; Christoph von Zanthier
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XMM flight mirror modules with reflection grating assembly and x-ray baffle testing
Author(s): Yvan Stockman; Isabelle Domken; Hebert Hansen; Jean Philippe Tock; Todd R. Decker; Andrew P. Rasmussen; Antonius J. F. den Boggende; Jan-Willem den Herder; Frits B. S. Paerels; G. Bagnasco; Daniel de Chambure; Christian Erd; Philippe Gondoin
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XMM science simulator: EPIC mode performance issues
Author(s): David H. Lumb; J. Bakker; Marco W. Beijersbergen; J. Brumfitt; K. Galloway; L. Jalota; Fred A. Jansen; H. Siddiqui; Giuseppe Vacanti; Igor Zayer
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Multilayer coatings with high reflectance in the EUV
Author(s): Juan I. Larruquert; Ritva A. M. Keski-Kuha
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Large-area thin aluminum filter design, handling, and testing
Author(s): Peter Cheimets; Jay A. Bookbinder; Edward E. DeLuca; David Caldwell; William R. Davis; Leon Golub
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FUV interferometric spectroscopy
Author(s): Jerry Edelstein; Timothy N. Miller
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Hard x-ray optics for the HEFT balloon-borne payload: prototype design and status
Author(s): William W. Craig; Finn Erland Christensen; Todd R. Decker; Charles J. Hailey; Fiona A. Harrison; Randal M. Hill; Mario A. Jimenez-Garate; Peter H. Mao; Steven M. Schindler
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Development of neutron shields for gamma-ray detectors
Author(s): Jaesub Hong; Charles J. Hailey; William W. Craig
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Calibration and modeling of the SODART-OXS Bragg spectrometer on board the SRG satellite
Author(s): Ingolf Halm; Hans-Joachim Wiebicke; Finn Erland Christensen; Peter K. Frederiksen; Ib Lundgaard Rasmussen
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Verification of the Astro-E Hard X-ray Detector based on newly developed ground support equipment
Author(s): Jun Kataoka; Masaharu Nomachi; Tadayuki Takahashi; Ginga Kawaguti; Yukikatsu Terada; Toshio Murakami; Chiharu Tanihata; Yasuhiro Uchiyama; Kazutaka Yamaoka; Yasushi Fukazawa; Tuneyoshi Kamae; Kazuo Makishima; Makoto Tashiro; Hidetoshi Kubo
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Electronic system for the Astro-E Hard X-ray Detector
Author(s): Tadayuki Takahashi; Masaharu Nomachi; Yasushi Fukazawa; Makoto Tashiro; Hajime Ezawa; M. Hamaya; M. Horii; Naoki Isobe; Naoko Iyomoto; Jun Kataoka; Tuneyoshi Kamae; Ginga Kawaguti; Hidetoshi Kubo; S. Kubo; Aya Kubota; Motohide Kokubun; Kazuo Makishima; Keiichi Matsuzaki; Yukari Matsumoto; Tsunefumi Mizuno; Kunishiro Mori; N. Morita; Toshio Murakami; Kazuhiro Nakazawa; H. Obayashi; I. Odagi; Tomohisa Onishi; N. Ota; Hideki Ozawa; Kunihiko Sato; Masahiko Sugiho; Mutsumi Sugizaki; Koji Taguchi; Tadahisa Tamura; Y. Tanaka; Chiharu Tanihata; Yukikatsu Terada; Yasuhiro Uchiyama; Kazutaka Yamaoka; Atsumasa Yoshida
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High-altitude balloon flight of CdZnTe detectors for high-energy x-ray astronomy
Author(s): Kimberly R. Slavis; Paul F. Dowkontt; Fred Duttweiller; John W. Epstein; Paul L. Hink; George L. Huszar; Philippe C. Leblanc; James L. Matteson; Robert T. Skelton; Edwin A. Stephan
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CdZnTe background measurement at balloon altitudes with an active BGO shield
Author(s): Peter Forbes Bloser; Jonathan E. Grindlay; Tomohiko Narita; Fiona A. Harrison
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Collimator design for the J-PEX sounding rocket
Author(s): Cara M. Golembiewski; Raymond G. Cruddace; Michael P. Kowalski
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Bragg telescopes in lobster-eye configuration
Author(s): Giovanni Pareschi; Filippo Frontera; G. Pasqualini; Andrea Stevoli
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Soft x-ray and EUV response of superconducting tunnel junctions: strong deviations from linearity
Author(s): Abel Poelaert; Alex G. Kozorezov; Anthony J. Peacock; K. Wigmore; Peter Verhoeve; Axel van Dordrecht; Alan Owens; Nicola Rando
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Use of hafnium-based superconducting tunnel junctions as high-resolution spectrometers for x-ray astronomy
Author(s): Stefan Kraft; Anthony J. Peacock; Marcos Bavdaz; B. Castelletto; Bernard Collaudin; D. Perez; R. Venn; Tim E. Harper
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Recent results on the factors governing the energy resolution in compound semiconductors to be used as future spectroscopic detectors for hard x-ray astronomy
Author(s): Stefan Kraft; Anthony J. Peacock; Marcos Bavdaz; Alan Owens; Mari-Anne A. Gagliardi; Seppo Arvo Anter Nenonen; Frank Scholze; Gerhard Ulm; Turkka O. Tuomi; M. Juvonen; R. Rantamaki
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Soft x-ray response of a 36-pixel superconducting tunnel junction array for high-resolution x-ray astronomy
Author(s): Nicola Rando; Peter Verhoeve; Stefan Kraft; Roland H. den Hartog; Anthony J. Peacock; D. J. Goldie; R. Hart
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Performance of hot-electron bolometers for infrared and x-ray detection
Author(s): Willem A. Mels; Marcel P. Bruijn; Henk F.C. Hoevers; M. Frericks; F. B. Kiewiet; Antonio C. Bento; Piet A. J. de Korte
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Response function of an x-ray CCD camera on board the Astro-E satellite
Author(s): Mamiko Nishiuchi; Katsuji Koyama; Takeshi G. Tsuru; Hisamitsu Awaki; Hiroshi Tomida; Kenji Hamaguchi; Hiroshi Tsunemi
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Soft x-ray response of the prototype CCD camera (XIS) for Astro-E
Author(s): Kiyoshi Hayashida; Shunji Kitamoto; Emi Miyata; Hiroshi Tsunemi; Kiyoshi Hashimotodani; Kazunori Katayama; Takayoshi Kohmura; Reiko Asakura; Kumi Yoshita; Haruyoshi Katayama; Makoto Shouho; Katsuji Koyama; Takeshi G. Tsuru; Hisamitsu Awaki; Tadayasu Dotani; Masanobu Ozaki; George R. Ricker; John P. Doty; Mark W. Bautz; Steven E. Kissel; Richard F. Foster
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Efficiency loss of lumogen-coated CCDs by exposure to ultraviolet and extreme ultraviolet photons
Author(s): Richard C. Catura; Dexter W. Duncan; Lawrence Shing; Theodore D. Tarbell; C. Jacob Wolfson
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Performance of a 4096-pixel photon counting chip
Author(s): Maria Giuseppina Bisogni; M. Campbell; M. Conti; Pasquale Delogu; Maria Evelina Fantacci; Erik H. M. Heijne; Paolo Maestro; G. Magistrati; V. M. Marzulli; G. Meddeler; Bettina Mikulec; Elena Pernigotti; Valeria Rosso; C. Schwarz; W. Snoeys; Simone Stumbo; J. Watt
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Mixed-signal custom integrated circuit development for physics instrumentation
Author(s): Charles L. Britton; W. L. Bryan; Mike S. Emery; S. S. Frank; M. Nance Ericson; Usha Jagadish; J. A. Moore; Marc L. Simpson; M. C. Smith; Alan L. Wintenberg; G. R. Young; Richard A. Kroeger; W. Neil Johnson; James D. Kurfess; Willi G. Schwarz; Michael E. Read
Low-power low-noise mixed-mode VLSI ASIC for infinite dynamic range imaging applications
Author(s): Renato A. D. Turchetta; Y. Hu; Y. Zinzius; C. Colledani; A. Loge
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Design and preliminary results of APVD: a fast low-noise low-power rad-hard CMOS mixed circuit for the CMS silicon tracker at LHC
Author(s): S. Gardien; P. Pangaud; J.-P. Walder; U. Goerlach; C. Hoffmann; C. Hu; A. Lounis; C. Maazouzi; P. Schmitt; G. Hall; M. Raymond; Freddy Anstotz; J.-D. Berst; G. Deptuch; Y. Hu; J.-L. Sohler; Renato A. D. Turchetta; Pierre Borgeaud; D. Lachartre; Marcus J. French; R. Robert
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FILTRES128: front-end readout electronic development for silicon microstrip detectors
Author(s): Freddy Anstotz; Y. Hu; J. Michel; J.-L. Sohler; D. Lachartre
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VLSI readout for imaging with polycrystalline mercuric iodide detectors
Author(s): Renato A. D. Turchetta; Wojtek Dulinski; D. Husson; N. Klein; J. L. Riester; Michael M. Schieber; Asaf Zuck; M. Braiman; Leonid Melekhov; J. Nissenbaum; S. Sanguinetti
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Readout electronics for nuclear applications (RENA) IC
Author(s): Dale G. Maeding; Tumay O. Tumer; Scott D. Kravis; Gerald J. Visser; Shi Yin
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Test results of the readout electronics for nuclear applications (RENA) chip developed for position-sensitive solid state detectors
Author(s): Scott D. Kravis; Tumay O. Tumer; Gerald J. Visser; Dale G. Maeding; Shi Yin
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Synchrotron measurements of the absolute x-ray quantum efficiency of CsI-coated microchannel plates
Author(s): Rob M. Rideout; James F. Pearson; George W. Fraser; John Ernest Lees; Adam N. Brunton; Nigel P. Bannister; Almus T. Kenter; Ralph Porter Kraft
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Chemical alteration of microchannel-plate EUV quantum efficiency
Author(s): Jerry Edelstein; John V. Vallerga
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Cross-strip anodes for microchannel plate imaging detectors
Author(s): Oswald H. W. Siegmund; Jure Zaninovich; Anton S. Tremsin; Jeffrey S. Hull
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Cross-delay-line microchannel plate detectors for the Spectrographic Imager on the IMAGE satellite
Author(s): Joseph M. Stock; Oswald H. W. Siegmund; Jeffrey S. Hull; Karl E. Kromer; Sharon R. Jelinsky; Henry D. Heetderks; Michael L. Lampton; Stephen B. Mende
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Alignment and performances of the FUV Spectrographic Imager for the IMAGE mission
Author(s): Serge LM Habraken; Yvette Houbrechts; Etienne Renotte; Claude A. J. Jamar; Stephen B. Mende; Harald U. Frey; Oswald H. W. Siegmund
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Design and verification of the Far Ultraviolet Spectrographic Imager (FUV-SI) for the IMAGE mission
Author(s): Etienne Renotte; Serge LM Habraken; Pierre P. Rochus; Marie-Laure Hellin; Anne Orban; Isabelle Tychon
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EUV and hard x-ray instruments on board the Spanish Minisat 01 mission
Author(s): Alvaro Gimenez
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High-energy x-ray imaging spectrometer (HEXIS)
Author(s): James L. Matteson; Duane E. Gruber; William A. Heindl; Michael R. Pelling; Laurence E. Peterson; Richard E. Rothschild; Robert T. Skelton; Paul L. Hink; Kimberly R. Slavis; W. Robert Binns
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AIR WATCH: air-induced fluorescence by radiation laboratory experiments
Author(s): Salvatore Giarrusso; Osvaldo Catalano; Filippo Celi; G. Fazio; Giovanni La Rosa; G. Richiusa; T. Schillaci; Giovanni Bonanno; Rosario Cosentino; Rosario Di Benedetto; Salvatore Scuderi
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A simulation code to assist designing space missions of the AIRWATCH type
Author(s): Teresa Montaruli; Roberto Bellotti; F. Cafagna; M. Circella; Carlo Nicola De Marzo; P. Lipari
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AIRWATCH: onboard readout and data handling
Author(s): Osvaldo Catalano; Maria Concetta Maccarone; Salvatore Giarrusso; Giovanni La Rosa
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AIRWATCH: the fast detector
Author(s): Anna Gregorio; Roberto Stalio; Ezio Alippi; Giovanni Bonanno; Luciano Bosisio; Pietro Bruno; Rosario Cosentino; Rosario Di Benedetto; Flavio Fontanelli; Gianrossano Giannini; Valerio Gracco; Anna Lenti; Alessandro Petrolini; Mario Sannino; Livio Scarsi; Salvatore Scuderi; Paolo Trampus; Andrea Vacchi
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AIRWATCH: the collection optics
Author(s): David J. Lamb; Russell A. Chipman; John O. Dimmock; Lloyd W. Hillman; Yoshiyuki Takahashi
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AIR WATCH: a space mission to observe the UV fluorescence induced in the Earth atmosphere by extreme-energy cosmic radiation
Author(s): Livio Scarsi; Primo Attina; Osvaldo Catalano; Carlo Nicola De Marzo; Salvatore Giarrusso; Ivan K. Kostadinov; Boris Krenov; David J. Lamb; John Linsley; Piero Mazzinghi; Roberto Stalio; Yoshiyuki Takahashi
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In-flight performance of the SUMER microchannel plate detectors
Author(s): Neil W. Griffiths; Sabine Airieau; Oswald H. W. Siegmund
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An improved design for the SSULI EUV/FUV detectors
Author(s): Hsiung F. Chou; Chang Y. Lee; Stefan E. Thonnard
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Analysis of the refurbished SSULI detector
Author(s): Andrew C. Nicholas; Stefan E. Thonnard
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The Vernier electronic readout: high resolution and image stability from a charge division readout for microchannel plates
Author(s): Jonathan S. Lapington; B. S. Sanderson; Liam B. C. Worth
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Effect of anode composition on secondary-electron-mediated charge redistribution in charge division anodes
Author(s): Jonathan S. Lapington; Liam B. C. Worth
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Performances of detector elements for PICsIT: the high-energy detector plane of the IBIS instrument on board the INTEGRAL satellite
Author(s): Elio Rossi; E. Cavazzuti; Guido Di Cocco; Gianclaudio Ferro; Claudio Labanti; Alessandro Mauri; Filomena Schiavone; P. Schotanus; Alessandro Traci
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Silicon pixel detector for x-ray spectroscopy
Author(s): Paul Seller; William J. F. Gannon; Andrew D. Holland; Gregory M. Iles; Barrie G. Lowe; Mark Lyndon Prydderch; Stephen L. Thomas; Richard Wade
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Novel mirror mount design: TRACE primary mirror
Author(s): Peter Cheimets; Jay A. Bookbinder; William R. Davis; Leon Golub
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Direct measurement of spreading of the primary electron cloud in the CCD
Author(s): Kumi Yoshita; Hiroshi Tsunemi; Junko Hiraga; Keith C. Gendreau; Mark W. Bautz
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Microchannel plate performance and life-test results for the TIMED Solar EUV experiment
Author(s): Virginia Ann Drake; Francis G. Eparvier; William E. McClintock; Thomas N. Woods; Gregory J. Ucker; Chuck Hill
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Characterization of a VPE gallium arsenide x-gamma-ray detector
Author(s): Giuseppe Bertuccio; D. Maiocchi; C. Rente; Arno Foerster; Hans Luth
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Design and performance of the Global Ultraviolet Imager (GUVI)
Author(s): David C. Humm; Larry J. Paxton; Andrew B. Christensen; Bernard S. Ogorzalek; C. Thompson Pardoe; Ching-I. Meng; Daniel Morrison; Douglas J. Strickland; J. Scott Evans; Michele B. Weiss; W. Crain; Patricia H. Lew; Dan J. Mabry; John O. Goldsten; Stephen A. Gary; Keith Peacock; David F. Persons; Mark J. Harold; E. Brian Alvarez; Carl J. Ercol
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Slotted-electron-sieve integrated photosensor for gas-proportional scintillation counters
Author(s): Jose A. Matias Lopes; Joaquim M. F. dos Santos; Carlos Alberto Na Conde; Richard E. Morgado
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Characterization of a photon-counting ICCD prototype
Author(s): Paolo Bergamini; Giuseppe Bonelli; Luca Poletto; Enrico G. Tanzi; Michela C. Uslenghi; Giuseppe Tondello
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Low-noise custom VLSI for CdZnTe pixel detectors
Author(s): Walter R. Cook; Jill A. Burnham; Fiona A. Harrison
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Intrinsic 1/f noise in doped silicon thermistors for cryogenic calorimeters
Author(s): S. I. Han; R. Almy; E. Apodaca; W. M. Bergmann Tiest; Steven W. Deiker; A. Lesser; Dan McCammon; K. Rawlins; Richard L. Kelley; Samuel Harvey Moseley; Frederick Scott Porter; Caroline Kilbourn Stahle; Andrew E. Szymkowiak
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