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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 5488

UV and Gamma-Ray Space Telescope Systems
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 5488
Date Published: 11 October 2004
Softcover: 97 papers (1034) pages
ISBN: 9780819454201

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FUSE: lessons learned for future FUV missions
Author(s): H. Warren Moos; Stephan R. McCandliss; Jeffrey W. Kruk
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The GALEX mission and detectors
Author(s): Oswald H. W. Siegmund; Barry Y. Welsh; Christopher Martin; Thomas Barlow; Luciana Bianchi; Yong-Ik Byun; Karl Forster; Peter G. Friedman; Patrick N. Jelinsky; Barry F. Madore; Roger Malina; Bruno Milliard; Patrick F. Morrissey; Susan G. Neff; Michael R. Rich; David Schiminovich; Todd Small; Alexander Szalay; Ted K. Wyder
Five years of operation of the Chandra X-Ray Observatory
Author(s): Martin C. Weisskopf
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Overview about first results from the Gamma-Ray Astronomy Mission INTEGRAL
Author(s): Volker Schoenfelder
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The engineering model of the SuperAGILE experiment
Author(s): Marco Feroci; Enrico Costa; Lidia Barbanera; Ettore Del Monte; Giuseppe Di Persio; Immacolata Donnarumma; Massimo Frutti; Igor Lapshov; Francesco Lazzarotto; Marcello Mastropietro; Ennio Morelli; Luigi Pacciani; G. Porrovecchio; B. Preger; Massimo Rapisarda; Alda Rubini; Paolo Soffitta; G. Sabatino
Development status and performance estimation of MAXI
Author(s): Shiro Ueno; Hiroshi Tomida; Naoki Isobe; Haruyoshi Katayama; Kazuyoshi Kawasaki; Takao Yokota; Naoyuki Kuramata; Masaru Matsuoka; Tatehiro Mihara; Ikuya Sakurai; Motoki Nakajima; Mitsuhiro Kohama; Hiroshi Tsunemi; Emi Miyata; Nobuyuki Kawai; Jun Kataoka; Yuuri Serino; Yoshihisa Yamamoto; Atsumasa Yoshida; Hitoshi Negoro
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DUO: the Dark Universe Observatory
Author(s): Richard Griffiths; Robert Petre; Guenther Hasinger; Peter Predehl; Nicholas E. White; Bernd Aschenbach; Xavier Barcons; Hans Bohringer; Ulrich G. Briel; Lynn Cominsky; Michael F. Corcoran; Udo Dinger; Wilhelm J. Egle; Peter Friedrich; Zoltan Haiman; Robert Hartmann; J. Patrick Henry; Horst Hippmann; Jim Ingersoll; Keith Jahoda; Del T. Jenstrom; Steven Jordan; Eckhard Kendziorra; Günther Kettenring; Walter Kink; Norbert Meidinger; Takamitsu Miyaji; Joseph Mohr; Siegfried Mueller; Richard F. Mushotzky; Elmar Pfeffermann; Peter Schuecker; Axel Schwope; Mark Shannon; Lothar Strueder; Steven J. Varlese
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The x-ray telescope ROSITA on its way to orbit
Author(s): Timo Stuffler; Stefan Hofer; Peter Predehl; Guenther Hasinger
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X-ray three-dimensional survey in the NDWFS Bootes field: large area chandra shallow x-ray survey-I
Author(s): Stephen S. Murray; William R. Forman; Christine F. Jones; Almus Kenter; Paul J. Green; Daniel G. Fabricant; Giovanni G. Fazio; Buell T. Jannuzi; Arjun T. Dey; Joan R. Najita; Michael J.I. Brown; Katherine J. Brand; Joseph C. Shields; Brian McNamara; Marcia J. Rieke; Christopher S. Kochanek
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An evaluation of a bake-out of the ACIS instrument on the Chandra X-Ray Observatory
Author(s): Paul P. Plucinsky; Stephen L. O'Dell; Neil W. Tice; Douglas A. Swartz; Marshall W. Bautz; Joseph M. DePasquale; Richard J. Edgar; Gordon P. Garmire; Rino Giordano; Catherine E. Grant; Perry Knollenberg; Steve Kissel; Beverly LaMarr; Richard Logan; Martin Mach; Herman L. Marshall; Leon McKendrick; Gregory Y. Prigozhin; Dan Schwartz; Norbert S. Schulz; Dan Shropshire; Tan Trinh; Alexey A. Vikhlinin; Shanil N. Virani
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In-orbit performance of the EPIC-MOS detectors on XMM-Newton
Author(s): Steven Sembay; Anthony Abbey; Bruno Altieri; Richard Ambrosi; Darren Baskill; Philippe Ferrando; Kallol Mukerjee; Andrew M. Read; Martin J. L. Turner
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High-resolution x-ray spectroscopy of optically-thin sources
Author(s): Frits B. S. Paerels
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The science goals of the Constellation-X Mission
Author(s): Nicholas E. White; Harvey Tananbaum; Kimberly Weaver; Robert Petre; Jay A. Bookbinder
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Science with XEUS: the X-Ray Evolving Universe Spectroscopy mission
Author(s): Arvind N. Parmar; Monique Arnaud; Xavier Barcons; Johan M. Bleeker; Guenther Hasinger; Hajime Inoue; Giorgio Palumbo; Martin J. L. Turner
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MAXIM: the black hole imager
Author(s): Keith C. Gendreau; Webster C. Cash; Paul Gorenstein; David L. Windt; Phil Kaaret; Chris Reynolds
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Constellation X-Ray Mission: recent developments for mission concept and technology development
Author(s): Harvey Tananbaum; Nicholas E. White; Jay A. Bookbinder; Robert Petre; Kimberly Weaver
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The Constellation-X RGS options: raytrace modeling of the off-plane gratings
Author(s): Kathryn A. Flanagan; John E. Davis; Ralf K. Heilmann; Alan M. Levine; Michael McGuirk; George R. Ricker; Mark L. Schattenburg; Michael Wise; Andrew Rasmussen; Jay A. Bookbinder; Mark D. Freeman; Terrance J. Gaetz; Diab Jerius; Dan Nguyen; William A. Podgorski; P. B. Reid; Webster C. Cash; Ann F. Shipley; Dennis J. Gallagher; Pei Huang; Steve P. Jordan
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Gamma-ray polarimetry with Compton Telescope
Author(s): Hiroyasu Tajima; Grzegorz Madejski; Takefumi Mitani; Takaaki Tanaka; Hidehito Nakamura; Kazuhiro Nakazawa; Tadayuki Takahashi; Yasushi Fukazawa; Tuneyoshi Kamae; Motohide Kokubun; Daniel Marlow; Masaharu Nomachi; Eduardo do Couto e Silva
Wide band X-ray Imager (WXI) and Soft Gamma-ray Detector (SGD) for the NeXT Mission
Author(s): Tadayuki Takahashi; A. Awaki; Tadayasu Dotani; Yasushi Fukazawa; Kiyoshi Hayashida; Tuneyoshi Kamae; Jun Kataoka; Nobuyuki Kawai; Shunji Kitamoto; Takayoshi Kohmura; Motohide Kokubun; Katsuji Koyama; Kazuo Makishima; Hironori Matsumoto; Emi Miyata; T. Murakami; Kazuhiro Nakazawa; Masaharu Nomachi; Masanobu Ozaki; Hiroyasu Tajima; Makoto Tashiro; Toru Tamagawa; Yukikatsu Terada; Hiroshi Tsunemi; Takeshi Tsuru; Kazutaka Yamaoka; D. Yonetoku; Atsumasa Yoshida
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A practical system for x-ray interferometry
Author(s): Richard Willingale
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System performance model and error budget for MAXIM
Author(s): Jim W. Leitch; Michael D. Lieber; Dennis J. Gallagher; Keith C. Gendreau; Webster C. Cash; Ann F. Shipley
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X-ray astronomy with ultra-high-angular resolution
Author(s): Christoph Braig; Peter Predehl
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Bright source x-ray spectroscopy with XMM-Newton: a modified EPIC-pn timing mode
Author(s): Eckhard Kendziorra; Jorn Wilms; Frank Haberl; Marcus G. F. Kirsch; Michael Martin; Michael A. Nowak
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Development of lightweight x-ray mirrors for the Constellation-X mission
Author(s): William W. Zhang; David A. Content; Stephen J. Henderson; John Philip Lehan; Robert Petre; Timo T. Saha; Stephen L. O'Dell; William D. Jones; William A. Podgorski; Paul B. Reid
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Application of composite-layer mirror to soft x-ray telescopes
Author(s): Yasushi Ogasaka; Chiaki Sakai; Keisuke Tamura; Nobuaki Yamada; Koujun Yamashita
Hard x-ray optics: from HEFT to NuSTAR
Author(s): Jason E. Koglin; C. M. Hubert Chen; Jim C. Chonko; Finn E. Christensen; William W. Craig; Todd R. Decker; Charles J. Hailey; Fiona A. Harrison; Carsten P. Jensen; Kristin K. Madsen; Michael J. Pivovaroff; Marcela Stern; David L. Windt; Eric Ziegler
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Innovative technologies for future astronomical x-ray mirrors
Author(s): Rene Hudec; Ladislav Pina; Adolf Inneman; Libor Sveda; Hana Ticha; V. Semencova; Vlastimil Brozek
High-efficiency multilayer-coated polymer-overcoated blazed ion-etched holographic gratings for high-resolution EUV astronomical spectroscopy
Author(s): Michael P. Kowalski; Raymond G. Cruddace; Troy W. Barbee; William R. Hunter; Klaus F. Heidemann; Bruno Nelles; Ralf Lenke; Holger Kierey
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Detecting the warm-hot intergalactic medium
Author(s): Jan-Willem den Herder; Frits B. S. Paerels; Andrew Rasmussen; Marcel Bruijn; Henk Hoevers; Jelle S. Kaastra; Steven M. Kahn; Piet A.J. de Korte; Caleb Scharf
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CASTER: a scintillator-based black hole finder probe
Author(s): Mark L. McConnell; Michael L. Cherry; T. G. Guzik; R. Marc Kippen; James M. Ryan; John M. Macri; Richard S. Miller; William S. Paciesas; Bradley E. Schaefer; J. Gregory Stacy; John P. Wefel; W. Thomas Vestrand
MIRAX: the galactic bulge transient monitor mission
Author(s): Richard E. Rothschild; William A. Heindl; John A. Tomsick; James L. Matteson; Joao Braga; Ruediger Staubert; Eckhard Kendziorra; Ronald A. Remillard; John Heise; Jean J. M. in 't Zand
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Hu-ring: a small university satellite for gamma-ray burst
Author(s): Nobuyuki Kawai; Hideto Okada; Naoki Miyashita; Tomoyuki Urabe ; M. Kashiwa; T. Tachikawa; N. Yamaguchi; Kuniyuki Omagari; I. Morita; Yoshihisa Yamamoto; Yoichi Yatsu; Tomoko Ikagawa; Jun Kataoka; Saburo Matunaga
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MEGA: the next generation Medium Energy Gamma-ray Telescope
Author(s): James M. Ryan; Robert Andritschke; Peter Forbes Bloser; James P. Cravens; Michael L. Cherry; Guido Di Cocco; T. G. Guzik; Dieter H. Hartmann; Stanley H. Hunter; Gottfried Kanbach; R. Marc Kippen; James Kurfess; John R. Macri; Mark L. McConnell; Richard S. Miller; William S. Paciesas; Bernard Phlips; Victor Reglero; J. Gregory Stacy; Mark Strickman; W. Thomas Vestrand; John P. Wefel; Eric Wulf; Andreas Zoglauer; Allen D. Zych
Characterizing nonlinearities in the Chandra LETG+HRC-S dispersion relation
Author(s): Sun Mi Chung; Jeremy J. Drake; Vinay L. Kashyap; Peter W. Ratzlaff; Bradford J. Wargelin
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Ground-based x-ray calibration of the Astro-E2 x-ray telescope: II. With diverging beam at PANTER
Author(s): Kei Itoh; Hideyo Kunieda; Yoshitomo Maeda; Kazutami Misaki; Peter J. Serlemitsos; Ryo Shibata; Bernd Budau; Wolfgang Burkert; Michael J. Freyberg; Gisela Hartner; Kai-Wing Chan; Yoshito Haba; Akira Hayakawa; Ryo Iizuka; Chiaki Inoue; Hirohiko Inoue; Manabu Ishida; Akiharu Itoh; John P. Lehan; Hideyuki Mori; Masataka Naitou; Shunsaku Okada; Takashi Okajima; Tomoo Shimizu; Yang Soong; Yushi Yokoyama
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Ground-based x-ray calibration of the Astro-E2 x-ray telescope: I. With pencil beam
Author(s): Akiharu Itoh; Yoshito Haba; Akira Hayakawa; Ryo Iizuka; Chiaki Inoue; Hirohiko Inoue; Manabu Ishida; Kei Itoh; Hideyo Kunieda; Yoshitomo Maeda; Kazutami Misaki; Hideyuki Mori; Masataka Naitou; Shunsaku Okada; Ryo Shibata; Tomoo Shimizu; Yushi Yokoyama
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XMM-Newton (cross)-calibration
Author(s): Marcus G. F. Kirsch; Bruno Altieri; Bing Chen; Frank Haberl; Leo Metcalfe; Andrew M.T. Pollock; Andrew M. Read; Richard D. Saxton; Steven Sembay; Michael J.S. Smith
Chandra HRC-S degapping corrections
Author(s): Vinay L. Kashyap; Jeremy J. Drake; Sun Mi Chung
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Ground calibration of CCD camera (XIS) with front-illuminated chips onboard Astro-E2
Author(s): Hiroshi Nakajima; Hiroya Yamaguchi; Hironori Matsumoto; Takeshi Tsuru; Katsuji Koyama; Steve Kissel; Beverly LaMarr; Marshall W. Bautz
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NeXT hard x-ray telescope
Author(s): Yasushi Ogasaka; Keisuke Tamura; Ryo Shibata; Akihiro Furuzawa; Takashi Okajima; Koujun Yamashita; Yuzuru Tawara; Hideyo Kunieda
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EPIC-XMM-Newton observations of two nearby galaxy clusters
Author(s): Ulrich G. Briel; Alexis Finoguenov; J. Patrick Henry
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Upgraded hard x-ray telescope with multilayer supermirror for the InFOCµS balloon experiment
Author(s): Ryo Shibata; Yasushi Ogasaka; Keisuke Tamura; Akihiro Furuzawa; Yuzuru Tawara; Koujun Yamashita; Rika Takahashi; Machiko Sakashita; Takuya Miyazawa; Kenta Shimoda; Chiaki Sakai; Nobuaki Yamada; Masataka Naitou; Taku Futamura; Peter J. Serlemitsos; Yang Soong; Kai-Wing Chan; Takashi Okajima; Jack Tueller; Hans A. Krimm; Scott D. Barthelmy; Scott M. Owens; Hideyo Kunieda; Yoshiharu Namba
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Constellation-X to Generation-X: evolution of large collecting area moderate resolution grazing incidence x-ray telescopes to larger area high-resolution adjustable optics
Author(s): Paul B. Reid; Robert A. Cameron; Lester Cohen; Martin Elvis; Paul Gorenstein; Diab Jerius; Robert Petre; William A. Podgorski; Daniel A. Schwartz; William W. Zhang
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Development of press-formed substrates for large x-ray telescopes
Author(s): Hisamitsu Awaki; Kazunori Heike; Toshikazu Nakashima; Hirokatsu Murakami; Hiromichi Honda; Susumu Shioya
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Calibration of the XRT-SOLARB flight filters at the XACT facility of INAF-OAPA
Author(s): Marco Barbera; Maria Antonella Artale; Roberto Candia; Alfonso Collura; Giuseppe Lullo; Giovanni Peres; Emanuele Perinati; Salvatore Varisco; J. A. Bookbinder; Peter N. Cheimets; Mario L. Cosmo; Edward E. DeLuca; Leon Golub; Mark A. Weber
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Astronomical lobster eye telescopes
Author(s): Rene Hudec; Libor Sveda; Adolf Inneman; Ladislav Pina
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Evaluation of an ultra-high-precision x-ray optics
Author(s): Shunji Kitamoto; Norimasa Yamamoto; Takayoshi Kohmura; Kazuharu Suga; Hiroyuki Sekiguchi; Youhei Ohkawa; Junichi Kanai; Shigeto Chiba; Junichi Sato; Keisuke Sudo; Takeshi Watanabe
Micropore x-ray optics developments and application to an x-ray timing mission
Author(s): M. Beijersbergen; Marcos Bavdaz; Ernst Jan Buis; David H. Lumb
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Astronomical soft x-ray mirrors reflectivity enhancement by multilayer coatings with carbon overcoating
Author(s): Giovanni Pareschi; Vincenzo Cotroneo; Daniele Spiga; Dervis Vernani; Marco Barbera; Maria Antonella Artale; Alfonso Collura; Salvatore Varisco; Gabriele Grisoni; Giuseppe Valsecchi; Barbara Negri
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Instrument for narrow-band imaging of a nonradiative shock in the far ultraviolet
Author(s): Catherine E. Boone; Matthew Beasley; Erik Wilkinson; James Green
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Laboratory tests and scientific performances of the XAA1.2 front-end chip for space applications
Author(s): Ettore Del Monte; Enrico Costa; Giuseppe Di Persio; Marco Feroci; Marcello Mastropietro; Ennio Morelli; Luigi Pacciani; Geiland Porrovecchio; Alda Rubini; Paolo Soffitta
Mechanical assembly and alignment of SuperAGILE
Author(s): Massimo Rapisarda; Marco Feroci; Massimo Frutti; Robert Terpin; P. Bresciani; N. Kocjancic; S. Sideri; U. Ricciardi; M. Angelucci; F. Antichi
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Spectral characterization of HST calibration lamps: new Pt/Cr-Ne line catalogues and aging test
Author(s): Florian Kerber; Michael R. Rosa; Craig J. Sansonetti; Joseph Reader; G. Nave; Paul Bristow; Mauro Fiorentino; Georg Lercher
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Design of gamma-ray optics for nuclear astrophysics
Author(s): Ernst Jan Buis; M. Beijersbergen; Marcos Bavdaz; David H. Lumb; Giuseppe Vacanti
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The mini-calorimeter of the AGILE satellite
Author(s): Claudio Labanti; A. Argan; Andrea Bulgarelli; Guido Di Cocco; Marcello Galli; Fulvio Gianotti; M. Marisaldi; A. Mauri; Elio Rossi; Marco Tavani; Alessandro Traci; Massimo Trifoglio
FORTIS: pathfinder to the Lyman continuum
Author(s): Stephan R. McCandliss; Kevin France; Paul D. Feldman; Karl Glazebrook; Gerhardt Meurer; Luciana Bianchi; H. Warren Moos; Jeffrey W. Kruk; William P. Blair; Ivan Baldry
Instrumentation for ground test of SuperAgile detectors and front-end electronics
Author(s): Luigi Pacciani; Geiland Porrovecchio; Lidia Barbanera; Enrico Costa; Ettore Del Monte; Giuseppe Di Persio; Immacolata Donnarumma; Marco Feroci; F. Lazarotto; Olga Uberti; Alda Rubini; Paolo Soffitta; Andrea Bulgarelli; Fulvio Gianotti; Ennio Morelli; Massimo Trifoglio; Marcello Mastropietro
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Development of a four-stage x-ray telescope for the DIOS (Diffuse Intergalactic Oxygen Surveyor) mission
Author(s): Yuzuru Tawara; Akihiro Furuzawa; Yasushi Ogasaka; Keisuke Tamura; Takuya Miyazawa; Machiko Sakashita; Rika Takahashi
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Elliptical varied line-space (EVLS) gratings
Author(s): Roger J. Thomas
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The GLAST burst monitor
Author(s): Andreas von Kienlin; Charles A. Meegan; Giselher G. Lichti; Narayana P. Bhat; Michael S. Briggs; Valerie Connaughton; Roland Diehl; Gerald J. Fishman; Jochen Greiner; Andrew S. Hoover; R. Marc Kippen; Chryssa Kouveliotou; William S. Paciesas; Robert D. Preece; Volker Schoenfelder; Helmut Steinle; Robert B. Wilson
Next generation microchannel plate detector technologies for UV astronomy
Author(s): Oswald H. W. Siegmund; John V. Vallerga; Jason B. McPhate; Anton S. Tremsin
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Figuring, polishing, metrology, and performance: analyses of Wolter type 1 forming mandrels for the Constellation-X mirror development program
Author(s): Wilhelm J. Egle; Axel Matthes; Georg Willma; Alexander Ilg; Andy Schmidt; Andreas Seifert
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The Marshall Space Flight Center solar ultraviolet magnetograph
Author(s): Edward A. West; Jason G. Porter; John M. Davis; G. Allen Gary; Matthew W. Noble; Matthew Lewis; Roger J. Thomas
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The SWIFT Gamma-Ray Burst Observatory
Author(s): Alan A. Wells; Neil A. Gehrels; Nicholas E. White; Scott D. Barthelmy; John Andrew Nousek; David N. Burrows; Peter W. A. Roming; Keith O. Mason; Guido Chincarini; Paolo Giommi
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Silicon pore optics: novel lightweight high-resolution X-ray optics developed for XEUS
Author(s): Marco Beijersbergen; Stefan Kraft; Ramses Gunther; Arjan L. Mieremet; Maximilien Collon; Marcos Bavdaz; David H. Lumb; Anthony J. Peacock
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