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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 4851

X-Ray and Gamma-Ray Telescopes and Instruments for Astronomy
Editor(s): Joachim E. Truemper; Harvey D. Tananbaum
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 4851
Date Published: 11 March 2003
Softcover: 140 papers (1456) pages
ISBN: 9780819446305

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Three years of operation of the Chandra X-ray Observatory
Author(s): Martin C. Weisskopf
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Recent scientific results from Chandra HRC GTO program
Author(s): Stephen S. Murray
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Advanced CCD imaging spectrometer (ACIS) instrument on the Chandra X-ray Observatory
Author(s): Gordon P. Garmire; Mark W. Bautz; Peter G. Ford; John A. Nousek; George R. Ricker
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Probing the cosmic x-ray laboratory with the Chandra HETGS
Author(s): Kathryn A. Flanagan; Claude R. Canizares; Daniel Dewey; A. Fredericks; J. C. Houck; J. C. Lee; Herman L. Marshall; Mark L. Schattenburg
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LETGS: instrument status and science highlights
Author(s): Mariano Mendez
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Quantitative analysis of coronal x-ray spectra at high resolution
Author(s): Nancy S. Brickhouse
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Managing radiation degradation of CCDs on the Chandra X-ray Observatory
Author(s): Stephen L. O'Dell; William C. Blackwell; Robert A. Cameron; Joseph I. Minow; David C. Morris; Bradley J. Spitbart; Douglas A. Swartz; Shanil N. Virani; Scott J. Wolk
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Flight spectral response of the ACIS instrument
Author(s): Paul P. Plucinsky; Norbert S. Schulz; Herman L. Marshall; Catherine E. Grant; George Chartas; Divas Sanwal; Marcus Teter; Alexey A. Vikhlinin; Richard J. Edgar; Michael W. Wise; Glenn E. Allen; Shanil N. Virani; Joseph M. DePasquale; Michael T. Raley
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Pile-up model for dispersed spectra
Author(s): John E. Davis
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Characteristics of the on-orbit background of the Chandra X-ray observatory high-resolution camera
Author(s): Michael Juda; R. Hank Donnelly; K. Tabetha Hole; Almus T. Kenter; Ralph Porter Kraft; Stephen S. Murray; Deron O. Pease; Charles R.A. Wilton; Martin V. Zombeck
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New method to model X-ray scattering from random rough surfaces
Author(s): Ping Zhao; Leon P. Van Speybroeck
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Sacrificial charge and the spectral resolution performance of the Chandra advanced CCD imaging spectrometer
Author(s): Catherine E. Grant; Gregory Y. Prigozhin; Beverly LaMarr; Mark W. Bautz
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Model of the backside illuminated Chandra CCD
Author(s): Gregory Y. Prigozhin; Mark W. Bautz; George R. Ricker
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In-flight effective area calibration of the Chandra low-energy transmission grating spectrometer
Author(s): Deron O. Pease; Jeremy J. Drake; Vinay L. Kashyap; Herman L. Marshall; Erica L. Raffauf; Peter W. Ratzlaff; Bradford J. Wargelin
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Science highlights, calibration, and performance of EPIC on Newton-XMM: the MOS camera
Author(s): Martin J. L. Turner; Ulrich G. Briel; Philippe Ferrando; R. Gareth Griffiths; Gabriele E. Villa
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EPIC-pn camera onboard XMM-Newton: performance and scientific results
Author(s): Ulrich G. Briel
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Performance and results of the reflection grating spectrometers onboard XMM-Newton
Author(s): Jan-Willem W. den Herder; A. C. Brinkman; Steven M. Kahn; Graziella Branduardi-Raymont; M. Audard; E. Behar; A. Blustin; Antonius J. F. den Boggende; Jean Cottam; Christian Erd; Carlos Gabriel; Manuel Guedel; K. van der Heyden; Jelle S. Kaastra; A. Kinkhabwala; Maurice Andrew Leutenegger; Rolf Mewe; Frits B. S. Paerels; A. J. J. Raassen; J. R. Peterson; A. Pollock; Andrew P. Rasmussen; M. Sako; M. Santos-Lleo; K. Steenbrugge; T. Tamura; Cor P. de Vries
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Data analysis method for XMM-Newton observations of extended sources: application to bright massive clusters of galaxies at z=0.2
Author(s): Philippe B. Marty; Jean-Paul Kneib; Rachida Sadat; Harald Ebeling; Ian Smail
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Central regions of AGN: exciting new results from XMM-Newton and Chandra: implications for current and future x-ray missions
Author(s): Thomas Boller
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Status of the EPIC/MOS calibration onboard XMM-Newton
Author(s): Philippe Ferrando; Anthony F. Abbey; Bruno Altieri; Monique Arnaud; Paul J. Bennie; Mauro Dadina; Mark Denby; Simona Ghizzardi; R. Gareth Griffiths; Marcus Kirsch; Nicola La Palombara; A. de Luca; David H. Lumb; Silvano Molendi; Doris Neumann; Jean Luc Sauvageot; Richard Saxton; Steve Sembay; Andrea Tiengo; Martin J. L. Turner
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Experimental verification of a micrometeoroid damage in the pn-CCD camera system aboard XMM-Newton
Author(s): Norbert Meidinger; Bernd Aschenbach; Heinrich W. Braeuninger; Gerhard Drolshagen; Jakob Englhauser; Robert Hartmann; Gisela D. Hartner; Ralf Srama; Lothar Strueder; Martin Stuebig; Joachim E. Truemper
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In orbit calibrations of XMM-Newton telescopes
Author(s): David H. Lumb; A. Finoguenov; Richard Saxton; Bernd Aschenbach; Philippe Gondoin; Marcus Kirsch; I. M. Stewart
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Monitoring the stability of thin and medium back-up filters of the Newton-XMM EPIC camera
Author(s): Marco Barbera; Alfonso Collura; Marinella A. Artale; Salvatore Varisco; Giovanni Peres; Salvatore Sciortino; Salvatore Serio; Gabriele E. Villa
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Cosmic ray identification and rejection in the EPIC-MOS cameras onboard XMM-Newton: results from flight data
Author(s): Philippe Ferrando; Michel Lortholary; Claude Pigot; Jean Luc Sauvageot
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Major step in understanding the x-ray generation in comets: recent progress obtained with XMM-Newton
Author(s): Konrad Dennerl; Bernd Aschenbach; Vadim Burwitz; Jakob Englhauser; Casey M. Lisse; Pedro M. Rodriguez-Pascual
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Astro-E2 mission: the third X-ray observatory in the 21st century
Author(s): Hajime Inoue
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Constellation-X mission: science objectives and implementation plan
Author(s): Nicholas E. White; Harvey D. Tananbaum
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XEUS: the X-ray evolving universe spectroscopy mission
Author(s): Arvind N. Parmar; G. Hasinger; Monique Arnaud; X. Barcons; D. Barret; A. Blanchard; H. Boehringer; M. Cappi; A. Comastri; T. Courvoisier; A. C. Fabian; I. Georgantopoulos; R. Griffiths; Nobuyuki Kawai; K. Koyama; K. Makishima; P. Malaguti; K. O. Mason; C. Motch; Mariano Mendez; T. Ohashi; F. Paerels; L. Piro; J. Schmitt; M. van der Klis; M. Ward
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ROSITA: scientific goal and mission concept
Author(s): Peter Predehl; Peter Friedrich; Gunthr Hasinger
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Broadband x-ray imaging mission NeXT
Author(s): Yuzuru Tawara; Hideyo Kunieda; Hajime Inoue; Kazuhisa Mitsuda; Yasushi Ogasaka; Tadayuki Takahashi
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EXIST: mission design concept and technology program
Author(s): Jonathan E. Grindlay; William W. Craig; Neil A. Gehrels; Fiona A. Harrison; J. Hong
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High-resolution spectroscopic imaging (HSI) mission
Author(s): Fiona A. Harrison; Steven E. Boggs; Finn Erland Christensen; Neil A. Gehrels; Jonathan E. Grindlay; C. M. H. Chen; William W. Craig; Charles J. Hailey; Philip Pinto; Steven Thorsett; Jack Tueller; David L. Windt; Stanford E. Woosley
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MAXIM Pathfinder x-ray interferometry mission
Author(s): Keith C. Gendreau; Webster C. Cash; Ann F. Shipley; Nicholas White
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MIRAX: a hard x-ray imaging mission
Author(s): Ruediger Staubert; Richard E. Rothschild; William A. Heindl; James L. Matteson; Jorn Wilms; Eckhard Kendziorra; Ronald A. Remillard; Joao Braga; John Heise
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High-resolution intergalactic explorer for the soft x-ray/FUV
Author(s): Martin S. Elvis; Fabrizio Fiore
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Proposed SMEX to spectrally analyze the diffuse x-ray background: The Baryonic Extragalactic Structure Tracer (BEST)
Author(s): Wilton T. Sanders; Richard C. Henry; Joel N. Bregman; Renyue Cen; Donald P. Cox; Rupert A. C. Croft; Ernest C. Hammond; Mark V. Hurwitz; Randy A. Kimble; Dan McCammon; Christopher McKee; Jayant Murthy; Lara Arielle Phillips; Frederick Scott Porter; John C. Raymond; Peter J. Serlemitsos; Robin L. Shelton; Randall K. Smith; Caroline Kilbourn Stahle; Andrew E. Szymkowiak
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XEUS: approaches to mission design
Author(s): Marcos Bavdaz; Anthony J. Peacock; Thijs van der Laan; Arvind N. Parmar
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Study of formation flying for the XEUS mission and the ISAS design of the detector spacecraft
Author(s): Kazuhisa Mitsuda; Hajime Inoue; Hideyo Kunieda; Hiroshi Yamakawa; Hitoshi Kuninaka; Tatsuaki Hashimoto
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Proposal to do fast x-ray timing with XEUS
Author(s): Ruediger Staubert; Eckhard Kendziorra; Didier Barret; Gerald K. Skinner; Peter Lechner; L. Stroeder; Michiel van der Klis; Luigi Stella; M. C. Miller
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X-ray optics: new technologies at ESA
Author(s): Marcos Bavdaz; Anthony J. Peacock; Volker Lehmann; Marco W. Beijersbergen; Stefan Kraft
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Constellation-X spectroscopy x-ray telescope (SXT)
Author(s): Robert Petre; William W. Zhang; David A. Content; Timo T. Saha; Jeff Stewart; Jason H. Hair; Diep Nguyen; William A. Podgorski; William R. Davis; Mark D. Freeman; Lester M. Cohen; Mark L. Schattenburg; Ralf K. Heilmann; Yanxia Sun; Craig R. Forest
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Diffraction-limited astronomical x-ray imaging and x-ray interferometry using normal-incidence multilayer optics
Author(s): David L. Windt; Steven M. Kahn; Gary E. Sommargren
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X-ray mirrors for the Astro-E2 mission
Author(s): Kai-Wing Chan; Yang Soong; Peter J. Serlemitsos
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Error budgets for the image degradation of x-ray telescope onboard Astro-E2
Author(s): Kazutami Misaki; Ryo Shibata; Yasuhiro Hidaka; Hideyo Kunieda; Manabu Ishida; Hirohiko Honda; Yoshitomo Maeda; Takao Endo; Kohsuke Imamura; Yoshito Haba; Kei Itoh; Hideyuki Mori; Ryo Iizuka; Akira Hayakawa; Taijiro Morihisa
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Metrology the XEUS mirror plates
Author(s): Richard Willingale
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Thin plastic shell x-ray optics: an update
Author(s): Herbert W. Schnopper; Marco Barbera; Eric H. Silver; Russell H. Ingram; Finn Erland Christensen; Suzanne E. Romaine; Lester M. Cohen; Alfonso Collura; Stephen S. Murray
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Constellation-X spectroscopy x-ray telescope assembly and alignment
Author(s): William A. Podgorski; David A. Content; Paul E. Glenn; Jason H. Hair; Robert Petre; Timo T. Saha; Mark L. Schattenburg; Jeff Stewart; William W. Zhang
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Development of mirror segments for the Constellation-X observatory
Author(s): William W. Zhang; Kai-Wing Chan; David A. Content; Scott M. Owens; Robert Petre; Peter J. Serlemitsos; Timo T. Saha; Yang Soong
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Overview of segmented glass optics development for the Constellation-X hard x-ray telescope
Author(s): Charles J. Hailey; Finn Erland Christensen; William W. Craig; Fiona A. Harrison; Jason Koglin; Robert Petre; David L. Windt; William W. Zhang
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Replication by Ni electroforming approach to produce the Con-X/HXT hard x-ray mirrors
Author(s): Giovanni Pareschi; Oberto Citterio; Mauro Ghigo; Francesco Mazzoleni; Paul Gorenstein; Suzanne E. Romaine; Giancarlo Parodi
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Lobster-eye x-ray telescopes: recent progress
Author(s): Rene Hudec; Adolf Van Inneman; Ladislav Pina; V. Hudcova; L. Sveda; Hana Ticha
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Precision shaping, assembly, and metrology of foil optics for x-ray reflection gratings
Author(s): Craig R. Forest; Mark L. Schattenburg; Carl G. Chen; Ralf K. Heilmann; Paul T. Konkola; JoHanna Przbylowski; Yanxia Sun; Jenny You; Steven M. Kahn; Donald Golini
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Off-plane gratings for Constellation-X
Author(s): Randall Lee McEntaffer; Webster C. Cash; Ann F. Shipley
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System performance evaluation of the MAXIM concept with integrated modeling
Author(s): Michael D. Lieber; Dennis J. Gallagher; Webster C. Cash; Ann F. Shipley
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MAXIM interferometer tolerances and tradeoffs
Author(s): Ann F. Shipley; Webster C. Cash; Keith C. Gendreau; Dennis J. Gallagher
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Concepts: x-ray telescopes with high-angular resolution and high throughput
Author(s): Paul Gorenstein
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Development and production of hard x-ray multilayer optics for HEFT
Author(s): Jason E. Koglin; Finn Erland Christensen; Jim Chonko; William W. Craig; Todd R. Decker; Mario A. Jimenez-Garate; Kurt S. Gunderson; Charles J. Hailey; Fiona A. Harrison; Carsten P. Jensen; Mike Sileo; David L. Windt; Haitao Yu
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Development of supermirror hard x-ray telescope and the results of the first InFOCuS flight observation
Author(s): Yasushi Ogasaka; Keisuke Tamura; Takashi Okajima; Yuzuru Tawara; Koujun Yamashita; Akihiro Furuzawa; Kazutoshi Haga; Satoshi Ichimaru; Seiji Takahashi; Shinichi Fukuda; Hideo Kito; Arifumi Goto; Seima Kato; Hiroyuki Satake; Ken'ichi Nomoto; Noriyuki Hamada; Peter J. Serlemitsos; Jack Tueller; Yang Soong; Kai-Wing Chan; Scott M. Owens; Fred Berendse; Hans Krimm; Wayne Baumgartner; Scott D. Barthelmy; Hideyo Kunieda; Kazutami Misaki; Ryo Shibata; Hideyuki Mori; Kei Itoh; Yoshiharu Namba
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Development of hard x-ray optics at MSFC
Author(s): Brian D. Ramsey; Ronald F. Elsner; Darell E. Engelhaupt; Stephen L. O'Dell; Chet O. Speegle; Martin C. Weisskopf
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W/SiC x-ray multilayers optimized for use above 100 keV
Author(s): David L. Windt; Soizik Donguy; Charles J. Hailey; Jason Koglin; Veijo Honkimaki; Eric Ziegler; Finn Erland Christensen; C. M. Hubert Chen; Fiona A. Harrison; William W. Craig
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Zerodur mandrels for the next generation of x-ray telescopes
Author(s): Thorsten Doehring; Ralf Jedamzik; Armin Thomas; Hans F. Morian
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Lightweight x-ray optics for future space missions
Author(s): Rene Hudec; Ladislav Pina; Adolf Van Inneman; Hana Ticha; Vlastimil Brozek; Maria Zentkova; Anton Zentko; Tomas Chylek
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Normal incidence multilayer telescope for soft x-ray beam expander
Author(s): Hideyo Kunieda; Kazutami Misaki; Yoshito Haba; Manabu Ishida; Kei Itoh; Hideyuki Mori; Ryo Shibata
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Development of precision hard x-ray multilayer optics with sub-arcminute performance
Author(s): Jason E. Koglin; Hubert C.M. Chen; Finn Erland Christensen; Jim Chonko; William W. Craig; Todd R. Decker; Mario A. Jimenez-Garate; Charles J. Hailey; Fiona A. Harrison; Carsten P. Jensen; Mike Sileo; David L. Windt; Haitao Yu
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ASTRO-E2 XRT precollimator for stray light protection: I. Design and expected performance
Author(s): Ryo Shibata; Hideyuki Mori; Yoshitomo Maeda; Kazutami Misaki; Yoshito Haba; Kei Itoh; Ryo Iizuka; Taijiro Morihisa; Hideyo Kunieda; Akira Hayakawa; Manabu Ishida
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Constellation-X soft x-ray telescope segmented optic assembly and alignment implementation
Author(s): Jason H. Hair; Jeff W. Stewart; Robert Petre; William W. Zhang; David A. Content; Timo T. Saha; William A. Podgorski; Paul E. Glenn; Mark L. Schattenburg; Ralf K. Heilmann; Yanxia Sun; Giriraj Nanan
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Design study of x-ray telescope onbard NeXT
Author(s): Akihiro Furuzawa; Takashi Okajima; Yasushi Ogasaka; Keisuke Tamura; Yuzuru Tawara; Koujun Yamashita
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Supermirror design for the XEUS x-ray telescope
Author(s): Takashi Okajima; Yasushi Ogasaka; Keisuke Tamura; Akihiro Furuzawa; Yuzuru Tawara; Koujun Yamashita; Hideyo Kunieda
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Coating of the HEFT telescope mirrors: method and results
Author(s): Carsten P. Jensen; Kristin K. Madsen; Hubert C.M. Chen; Finn Erland Christensen; Eric Ziegler
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An x-ray calibration facility with a dynamical pencil beam for the post-Astro-E2 telescopes
Author(s): Yoshitomo Maeda; Akiharu Itoh; Kei Itoh; Hideyo Kunieda; Yoshito Haba; Akira Hayakawa; Ryo Iizuka; Chiaki Inoue; Manabu Ishida; Kazutami Misaki; Hideyuki Mori; Ryo Shibata
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X-ray characterization of Capillary System
Author(s): Yoshito Haba; Ryo Iizuka; Akira Hayakawa; Kazutami Misaki; Ryo Shibata; Kei Itoh; Hideyuki Mori; Yoshitomo Maeda; Manabu Ishida; Hideyo Kunieda
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ASTRO-E2 precollimator for stray light protection: II. Fabrication and x-ray calibration
Author(s): Hideyuki Mori; Ryo Shibata; Yoshitomo Maeda; Kazutami Misaki; Yoshito Haba; Kei Itoh; Ryo Iizuka; Taijiro Morihisa; Hideyo Kunieda; Akira Hayakawa; Manabu Ishida
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Development of thin foil substrates for an X-ray telescope: II.
Author(s): Hisamitsu Awaki; Kazunori Heike; Youichi Misao; Yuzuru Tawara; Yasushi Ogasaka; Hideyo Kunieda; Hitoshi Ohmori; Weimin Lin; Sei Moriyasu; Yoshiyuki Ueno; Shin-ya Morita; Kazutoshi Katahira; Changling Liu; Hiromichi Honda; Susumu Shioya
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Next generation of silicon-based x-ray microcalorimeters
Author(s): Caroline Kilbourn Stahle; Christine A. Allen; Kevin R. Boyce; Regis P. Brekosky; Gregory V. Brown; Jean Cottam; Enectali Figueroa-Feliciano; Massimiliano Galeazzi; John D. Gygax; Mindy Jacobson; Richard L. Kelley; Daihai Liu; Dan McCammon; R. A. McClanahan; Samuel Harvey Moseley; Frederick Scott Porter; Lindsay Erin Rocks; Wilton T. Sanders; Carl Michael Stahle; Andrew E. Szymkowiak; Ping Tan; John E. Vaillancourt
Active pixel sensors for imaging x-ray spectrometers
Author(s): Peter Holl; Peter Fischer; Robert Hartmann; Gunther Hasinger; Johannes Kollmer; Norbert Krause; Peter Lechner; Gerhard Lutz; Norbert Meidinger; Ivan Peric; Rainer H. Richter; Heike Soltau; Lothar Strueder; Johannes Treis; Joachim E. Truemper; Norbert Wermes
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TES x-ray calorimeter-array for imaging spectroscopy
Author(s): Piet A. J. de Korte; Henk F.C. Hoevers; Jan-Willem den Herder; Johan A.M. Bleeker; Wouter Bergman Tiest; Marcel P. Bruijn; M. L. Ridder; Remeo J. Wiegerink; Jelle S. Kaastra; Jan van der Kuur; Willem A. Mels
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MOS CCDs for the extended wide-field imager of XEUS
Author(s): Andrew D. Holland; Richard M. Ambrosi; Ian Hutchinson; J. Calafell; Martin J. L. Turner; David H. Lumb; Peter J. Pool
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High-time resolution spectroscopy with XMM-Newton and XEUS
Author(s): Eckhard Kendziorra; Markus Kuster; Marcus Kirsch; Patrick Risse; Ruediger Staubert; Werner Becker; Lothar Strueder; Johannes Treis; Peter Lechner; Peter Holl
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Modeling the energy thermalization of x-ray photons in a microcalorimeter with superconducting absorber
Author(s): Emanuele Perinati; Marco Barbera; Alfonso Collura; Salvatore Serio; Eric H. Silver; Jeffrey W. Beeman; Eugene E. Haller; Don A. Landis; Norman W. Madden
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Present performance of a single-pixel Ti/Au bilayer TES calorimeter
Author(s): Yoshitaka Ishisaki; Umeyo Morita; Takeo Koga; Kosuke Sato; Takaya Ohashi; Kazuhisa Mitsuda; Noriko Y. Yamasaki; Ryuichi Fujimoto; Naoko Iyomoto; Tai Oshima; Kazuo Futamoto; Yoh Takei; Taro Ichitsubo; Tamayuki Fujimori; Shuichi Shoji; Hiroyuki Kudo; Tomoaki Nakamura; Takahiro Arakawa; Tetsuya Osaka; Takayuki Homma; Hirotaka Sato; Hideomi Kobayashi; Kentaro Mori; Keiichi Tanaka; Toshimitsu Morooka; Satoshi Nakayama; Kazuo Chinone; Yoshikatsu Kuroda; Mitsunobu Onishi; Kunio Otake
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Proton-induced leakage current in CCDs
Author(s): David Ryan Smith; Andrew D. Holland; Mark S. Robbins; Richard M. Ambrosi; Ian Hutchinson
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Concept of the ROSITA x-ray camera
Author(s): Elmar Pfeffermann; S. Bonerz; Heinrich W. Braeuninger; Ulrich G. Briel; Peter Friedrich; Robert Hartmann; Gisela D. Hartner; Gunther Hasinger; Horst Hippmann; Eckhard Kendziorra; Guenther Kettenring; Walter Kink; Norbert Meidinger; Siegfried Mueller; Peter Predehl; Heike Soltau; Lothar Strueder; Joachim E. Truemper
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Development of a high-spectral-resolution cadmium zinc telluride pixel detector for astrophysical applications
Author(s): Fiona A. Harrison; Aleksey E. Bolotnikov; C. M. Hubert Chen; Walter R. Cook; Peter H. Mao; Steven M. Schindler
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Compact array of CdTe spectrometers for a prototype balloon flight
Author(s): Ezio Caroli; Ariano Donati; Gianni Landini; Filomena Schiavone; John Buchan Stephen; Giulio Ventura; Stefano Del Sordo; Salvatore Giarrusso; M. Strazzeri; Gianfranco Taiocchi
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Background measurements from balloon-borne imaging CZT detectors
Author(s): Jonathan A. Jenkins; Tomohiko Narita; Jonathan E. Grindlay; Peter Forbes Bloser; Carl Michael Stahle; Bradford H. Parker; Scott D. Barthelmy
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Low-noise double-sided silicon strip detector for multiple-Compton gamma-ray telescope
Author(s): Hiroyasu Tajima; Tuneyoshi Kamae; Shingo Uno; Tatsuya Nakamoto; Yasushi Fukazawa; Takefumi Mitani; Tadayuki Takahashi; Kazuhiro Nakazawa; Yu Okada; Masaharu Nomachi
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Development of CZT strip detector modules for 0.05- to 1-MeV gamma-ray imaging and spectroscopy
Author(s): James M. Ryan; B. Donmez; John R. Macri; Mickel McClish; Mark L. McConnell; Richard S. Miller; Mark Widholm; Louis-Andre Hamel; Manuel Julien
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Design and flight performance of a crystal diffraction telescope
Author(s): Hubert Halloin; Peter von Ballmoos; Jean Evrard; Gerald K. Skinner; Nikolai V. Abrosimov; Pierre Bastie; Guido Di Cocco; Michel George; Bernard Hamelin; Pierre Jean; Juergen Knoedlseder; Philippe Laporte; Carles Badenes; Phillipe Laurent; Robert K. Smither
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B-MINE, the balloon-borne microcalorimeter nuclear line explorer
Author(s): Eric H. Silver; Herbert W. Schnopper; Christine Jones; William Forman; Simon R. Bandler; Stephen S. Murray; Suzanne E. Romaine; Patrick O. Slane; Jonathan E. Grindlay; Norman W. Madden; Jeffrey W. Beeman; Eugene E. Haller; David M. Smith; Marco Barbera; Alfonso Collura; Finn Erland Christensen; Brian D. Ramsey; Stanford E. Woosley; Roland Diehl; Gregory S. Tucker; Juan Fabregat; Victor Reglero; Alvaro Gimenez
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Position-sensitive microcalorimeters for large-field high-energy resolution astrophysics
Author(s): Enectali Figueroa-Feliciano; Kevin Boyce; Jay Chervenak; Fred Finkbeiner; Rich Kelley; Mary Li; Mark Lindeman; Scott Porter; Caroline K. Stahle
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Frame store PN-CCD detector for the ROSITA mission
Author(s): Norbert Meidinger; Stefan Bonerz; Heinrich W. Braeuninger; Rouven Eckhardt; Jakob Englhauser; Robert Hartmann; Gunther Hasinger; Peter Holl; Norbert Krause; Gerhard Lutz; Elmar Pfeffermann; Rainer H. Richter; Heike Soltau; Lothar Strueder; Joachim E. Truemper
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Development of supermirror telescope up to 80 keV
Author(s): Keisuke Tamura; Koujun Yamashita; Yuzuru Tawara; Yasushi Ogasaka; Yukihiro Satake; Ken'ichi Nomoto; Takashi Okajima
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Progress in compound semiconductors
Author(s): Alan Owens; Anthony J. Peacock; Marcos Bavdaz
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Optimization of array design for TIBr imaging detectors
Author(s): Roland H. den Hartog; Alan Owens; Alex G. Kozorezov; Marcos Bavdaz; Anthony J. Peacock; Vladimir Gostilo; I. Lisjutin; Sergey Zatoloka
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New calibration method for x-ray detection efficiency without using reference counters
Author(s): Kiyoshi Hayashida; Takayuki Shiroshoji; Koichi Fukuda; Haruyoshi Katayama
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InFOCuS hard x-ray telescope: pixellated CZT detector/shield performance and flight results
Author(s): Wayne H. Baumgartner; Jack Tueller; Hans Krimm; Scott D. Barthelmy; Fred Berendse; L. Ryan; F. B. Birsa; Takashi Okajima; Hideyo Kunieda; Yasushi Ogasaka; Yuzuru Tawara; Keisuke Tamura
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Probing the phase transition of Mo/Au TES microcalorimeters
Author(s): Mark A. Lindeman; Simon R. Bandler; Regis P. Brekosky; James A. Chervenak; Enectali Figueroa-Feliciano; Fred M. Finkbeiner; Massimiliano Galeazzi; Mary J. Li; Caroline Kilbourn Stahle
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Multipixel readout of TES calorimeters
Author(s): Naoko Iyomoto; Taro Ichitsubo; Tai Oshima; Kazuhisa Mitsuda; Ryuichi Fujimoto; Kazuo Futamoto; Yoh Takei; Tamayuki Fujimori; Toshiyuki Miyazaki; Yoshitaka Ishisaki; Teppei Hiroike; Umeyo Morita; Noriko Y. Yamasaki; Takeo Koga; Kosuke Sato; Takaya Ohashi; Shuichi Shoji; Hiroyuki Kudo; Tomoaki Nakamura; Takahiro Arakawa; Hirotaka Sato; Hideomi Kobayashi; Takayuki Homma; Tetsuya Osaka; Satoshi Nakayama; Toshimitsu Morooka; Kazuo Chinone; Keiichi Tanaka; Yoshikatsu Kuroda; Mitsunobu Onishi; Masaya Goto
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X-ray imaging spectrometer (XIS) on board Astro-E2
Author(s): Tadayasu Dotani; Masanobu Ozaki; Hiroshi Murakami; Katsuji Koyama; Takeshi G. Tsuru; Hironori Matsumoto; Hiroshi Tsunemi; Kiyoshi Hayashida; Emi Miyata; Shunji Kitamoto; Hisamitsu Awaki; Mark W. Bautz; John P. Doty; George R. Ricker; Richard F. Foster; Gregory Y. Prigozhin; Steven E. Kissel; Barry E. Burke; Allen D. Pillsbury
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Which part of the pixel is sensitive against the proton onto the CCD?
Author(s): Junko Hiraga; Hiroshi Tsunemi; Emi Miyata; Hirohiko Kouno; Kazushisa Miyaguchi; Mitsunori Fukuda; Mototsugu Mihara; Kensaku Matsuta; Kanenobu Tanaka; Tadanori Minamisono
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Radiation damage effects in CZT drift strip detectors
Author(s): Irfan Kuvvetli; Carl Budtz-Joergensen; Uffe Korsbech; H. J. Jensen
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