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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 6266

Space Telescopes and Instrumentation II: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 6266
Date Published: 26 July 2006
Softcover: 123 papers (1310) pages
ISBN: 9780819463319

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Operations with the new FUSE Observatory: three-axis control with one reaction wheel
Author(s): David J. Sahnow; Jeffrey W. Kruk; Thomas B. Ake; B-G Andersson; Alice Berman; William P. Blair; Robert Boyer; James Caplinger; Humberto Calvani; Thomas Civeit; W. Van Dyke Dixon; Martin N. England; Mary Elizabeth Kaiser; Mark Kochte; H. Warren Moos; Bryce A. Roberts
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The AGILE mission and its scientific instrument
Author(s): M. Tavani; G. Barbiellini; A. Argan; M. Basset; F. Boffelli; A. Bulgarelli; P. Caraveo; A. Chen; E. Costa; G. De Paris; E. Del Monte; G. Di Cocco; I. Donnarumma; M. Feroci; M. Fiorini; L. Foggetta; T. Froysland; M. Frutti; F. Fuschino; M. Galli; F. Gianotti; A. Giuliani; C. Labanti; I. Lapshov; F. Lazzarotto; F. Liello; P. Lipari; F. Longo; M. Marisaldi; M. Mastropietro; E. Mattaini; F. Mauri; S. Mereghetti; E. Morelli; A. Morselli; L. Pacciani; A. Pellizzoni; F. Perotti; P. Picozza; C. Pittori; C. Pontoni; G. Porrovecchio; M. Prest; G. Pucella; M. Rapisarda; E. Rossi; A. Rubini; P. Soffitta; A. Traci; M. Trifoglio; A. Trois; E. Vallazza; S. Vercellone; A. Zambra; D. Zanello
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Swift: results from the first year of the mission
Author(s): Hans A. Krimm
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Current status of Suzaku and its early results
Author(s): H. Kunieda; K. Mitsuda; T. Takahashi; R. Kelley; N. White
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Dynamical measurements of hot gas in stellar systems
Author(s): M. A. Barstow; M. P. Kowalski; R. G. Cruddace; A. Collier Cameron
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Fundamental problems in modern astrophysics requiring access to the ultraviolet range
Author(s): Ana I. Gómez de Castro; Alain Lecavelier des Étangs; Dieter Reimers
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Science with Micro-X: the TES microcalorimeter x-ray imaging rocket
Author(s): E. Figueroa-Feliciano; S. R. Bandler; M. Bautz; K. Boyce; G. Brown; S. Deiker; W. B. Doriese; K. Flanagan; M. Galeazzi; G. C. Hilton; U. Hwang; K. D. Irwin; T. Kallman; R. L. Kelley; C. A. Kilbourne; S. Kissel; A. Levine; M. Loewenstein; D. Martinez-Galarce; D. McCammon; R. Mushotzky; R. Petre; F. S. Porter; C. D. Reistema; T. Saab; P. Serlemitsos; N. Schulz; R. Smith; J. N. Ullom
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Balloon-borne hard x-ray imaging observations of non-thermal phenomena
Author(s): Hideyo Kunieda
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High-resolution x-ray spectroscopy with the reflection grating spectrometer of Constellation-X
Author(s): Eric Schindhelm; Nahum Arav; Webster Cash
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The NeXT mission
Author(s): Tadayuki Takahashi; Kazuhisa Mitsuda; Hideyo Kunieda
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Simbol-X: mission overview
Author(s): P. Ferrando; M. Arnaud; U. Briel; O. Citterio; R. Clédassou; P. Duchon; F. Fiore; P. Giommi; A. Goldwurm; G. Hasinger; E. Kendziorra; P. Laurent; F. Lebrun; O. Limousin; G. Malaguti; S. Mereghetti; G. Micela; G. Pareschi; Y. Rio; J. P. Roques; L. Strüder; G. Tagliaferri
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DIOS: the Diffuse Intergalactic Oxygen Surveyor
Author(s): T. Ohashi; M. Ishida; S. Sasaki; Y. Ishisaki; K. Mitsuda; N. Y. Yamasaki; R. Fujimoto; Y. Takei; Y. Tawara; A. Furuzawa; Y. Suto; Y. Yoshikawa; H. Kawayara; N. Kawai; T. G. Tsuru; K. Matsushita; T. Kitayama
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NEW: a mission to explore the warm-hot intergalactic medium
Author(s): Jan-Willem den Herder; Jelle S. Kaastra; Frits B. S. Paerels; Piet A. J. de Korte; Lucien Kuiper; Henk F. C. Hoevers; Wim Hermsen; Mariano Mèndez; Steven M. Kahn; Andrew P. Rasmussen
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Mission and instrumentation concept for the Baryonic Structure Probe
Author(s): Dennis Ebbets; James DeCino; Jennifer Turner-Valle; Kenneth Sembach
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SMESE: a combined UV-IR-X-gamma solar mission
Author(s): Anne A. Millard; Frederic Auchere; Cheng Fang; Weiqun Gan; Guillaume Molodij; Jean-Yves Prado; Frederic Rouesnel; Alain Semery; Gerard Trottet; Jean-Claude Vial; Yihua Yan; Ji Wu
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ESTREMO/WFXRT: extreme physics in the transient and evolving cosmos
Author(s): Luigi Piro; Lorenzo Amati; Marco Barbera; Stefano Borgani; Angela Bazzano; Enzo Branchini; G. Brunetti; Sergio Campana; Ezio Caroli; Massimo Cocchi; Sergio Colafrancesco; Luca Colasanti; Alessandra Corsi; Enrico Costa; Giancarlo Cusumano; Melania Del Santo; Jan-Willem Den Herder; Alessandra De Rosa; Guido Di Cocco; Stefano Ettori; Marco Feroci; Fabrizio Fiore; Roberto Fusco-Femiano; Massimiliano Galeazzi; Alessandra Galli; Flavio Gatti; Bruce Gendre; Luigi Guzzo; Wim Hermsen; Jean in 't Zand; Jelle Kaastra; Giovanni La Rosa; Claudio Labanti; Mario Marisaldi; Pasquale Mazzotta; Teresa Mineo; Silvano Molendi; Lauro Moscardini; Lorenzo Natalucci; Fabrizio Nicastro; Giovanni Pareschi; Elena Pian; E. Quadrini; Mauro Roncarelli; Jaap Shaye; Gianpiero Tagliaferri; Paolo Tozzi; Pietro Ubertini; Eugenio Ursino; Matteo Viel
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The MIRAX x-ray astronomy transient mission
Author(s): João Braga; Jorge Mejía
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Spectrum-RG/eROSITA/Lobster astrophysical mission
Author(s): M. Pavlinsky; G. Hasinger; A. Parmar; G. Fraser; E. Churazov; M. Gilfanov; R. Sunyaev; A. Vikhlinin; P. Predehl; L. Piro; V. Arefiev; A. Tkachenko; V. Pinchuk; D. Gorobets
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eROSITA
Author(s): P. Predehl; G. Hasinger; H. Böhringer; U. Briel; H. Brunner; E. Churazov; M. Freyberg; P. Friedrich; E. Kendziorra; D. Lutz; N. Meidinger; M. Pavlinsky; E. Pfeffermann; A. Santangelo; J. Schmitt; P. Schuecker; A. Schwope; M. Steinmetz; L. Strüder; R. Sunyaev; J. Wilms
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The Extreme Physics Explorer
Author(s): Martin Elvis
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POLARIX: a small mission of x-ray polarimetry
Author(s): Enrico Costa; Ronaldo Bellazzini; Paolo Soffitta; Fabio Muleri; Marco Feroci; Massimo Frutti; Marcello Mastropietro; Luigi Pacciani; Alda Rubini; Ennio Morelli; Luca Baldini; Francesco Bitti; Alessandro Brez; Francesco Cavalca; Luca Latronico; Marco Maria Massai; Nicola Omodei; Michele Pinchera; Carmelo Sgró; Gloria Spandre; Giorgio Matt; Giuseppe Cesare Perola; Guido Chincarini; Oberto Citterio; Gianpiero Tagliaferri; Giovanni Pareschi; Vincenzo Cotroneo
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The extreme UV imaging spectrometer for the JAXA Solar-B mission
Author(s): J. L. Culhane; G. A. Doschek; T. Watanabe; A. Smith; C. Brown; H. Hara; L. K. Harra; A. M. James; K. al Janabi; B. Kent; C. Korendyke; J. Lang; J. Mariska; S. Myers; J. Seely; G. Simnett; J. Tandy; R. Thomas; D. L. Windt
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The joint astrophysical plasmadynamic experiment extreme ultraviolet spectrometer: resolving power
Author(s): F. B. Berendse; R. G. Cruddace; M. P. Kowalski; D. J. Yentis; W. R. Hunter; G. G. Fritz; O. Siegmund; K. Heidemann; R. Lenke; A. Seifert; T. W. Barbee
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The joint astrophysical plasmadynamic experiment (J-PEX) high-resolution EUV spectrometer: diffraction grating efficiency
Author(s): M. P. Kowalski; F. B. Berendse; T. W. Barbee; W. R. Hunter; K. F. Heidemann; R. Lenke; A. Seifert; R. G. Cruddace
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HIRDES UV spectrographs
Author(s): N. Kappelmann; J. Barnstedt; W. Gringel; K. Werner; H. Becker-Roβ; S. Florek; R. Graue; D. Kampf; A. Reutlinger; C. Neumann; B. Shustov; M. Sachkov; V. Panchuk; M. Yushkin; A. Moisheev; E. Skripunov
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A GALEX instrument overview and lessons learned
Author(s): Patrick Morrissey
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A novel low-voltage electron-bombarded CCD readout
Author(s): Patrick Morrissey; Steve Kaye; Chris Martin; Janet Sheung; Shouleh Nikzad; Todd Jones; Jordanna Blacksberg; Michael Hoenk; L. Douglass Bell
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Novel multilayer designs for future hard x-ray missions
Author(s): F. E. Christensen; C. P. Jensen; K. K. Madsen; M. J. Pivovaroff; H. Chen; A. Dariel; P. Høghøj
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Investigation of new material combinations for hard x-ray telescope designs
Author(s): C. P. Jensen; K. K. Madsen; F. E. Christensen
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Analysis of microroughness evolution in x-ray astronomical multilayer mirrors by surface topography with the MPES program and by x-ray scattering
Author(s): R. Canestrari; D. Spiga; G. Pareschi
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Multi-layer coating development for XEUS
Author(s): D. H. Lumb; M. Bavdaz; F. E. Christensen; A. Dariel; P. Hoghoj; C. P. Jensen; M. Krumrey; K. K. Madsen; E. Ziegler; B. Albertin; S. Hedacq; M. Collon; E.-J. Buis
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Design and technology review of the x-ray telescope system onboard NeXT mission
Author(s): Yasushi Ogasaka; Keisuke Tamura; Ryo Shibata; Takashi Okajima; Akihiro Furuzawa; Hideyo Kunieda; Yoshitomo Maeda; Manabu Ishida; Hisamitsu Awaki
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Characterization of multilayer stack parameters from x-ray reflectivity data using the PPM program: measurements and comparison with TEM results
Author(s): D. Spiga; A. Mirone; G. Pareschi; R. Canestrari; V. Cotroneo; C. Ferrari; C. Ferrero; L. Lazzarini; D. Vernani
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Use of silicon pore optics for an SF class deployed telescope
Author(s): Marcos Bavdaz; Arjan Mieremet; Sumant Oemwrasingh; David Lumb; Thijs van der Laan; Anthony Peacock; Marco Beijersbergen
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Production of silicon pore optics
Author(s): R. Günther; M. Collon; S. Kraft; M. Beijersbergen; M. Bavdaz; D. Lumb; A. Peacock; K. Wallace
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Developments in glass micro-pore optics for x-ray applications
Author(s): Kotska Wallace; Maximilien Collon; Marcos Bavdaz; Ray Fairbend; Julien Séguy; Michael Krumrey
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Recent development of micropore optics using MEMS technologies
Author(s): Yuichiro Ezoe; Masaki Koshiishi; Makoto Mita; Kazuhisa Mitsuda; Yoshitaka Ishisaki; Akio Hoshino; Zhen Yang; Takayuki Takano; Harutaka Mekaru; Ryutaro Maeda
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Development of a prototype nickel optic for the Constellation-X hard x-ray telescope: IV
Author(s): S. Romaine; S. Basso; R. J. Bruni; W. Burkert; O. Citterio; G. Conti; D. Engelhaupt; M. J. Freyberg; M. Ghigo; P. Gorenstein; M. Gubarev; G. Hartner; F. Mazzoleni; S. O'Dell; G. Pareschi; B. D. Ramsey; C. Speegle; D. Spiga
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Replication of Wolter I shaped surface on a two-stage thin-foil substrate
Author(s): Hisamitsu Awaki; Kazunori Heike; Kazumitsu Okamoto; Yasushi Ogasaka
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The demonstration model of four-stage x-ray telescope for DIOS mission
Author(s): Y. Tawara; I. Sakurai; A. Furuzawa; Y. Ogasaka; K. Tamura; R. Shibata; T. Miyazawa; Y. Fukaya; T. Masuda; T. Torii; M. Sakashita
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Manufacturing of Wolter-I mirror segments with slumped glass
Author(s): Peter Friedrich; Bernd Aschenbach; Christoph Braig; Heinrich Bräuninger; Bernd Budau; Wolfgang Burkert; Michael J Freyberg; Gisela Hartner; Günther Hasinger; Peter Predehl; Monika Vongehr; Stefano Basso; Oberto Citterio; Mauro Ghigo; Francesco Mazzoleni; Giovanni Pareschi; Udo Dinger; Wilhelm Egle; Ralf Lenke; Georg Luichtel; Herbert Schwarz
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Novel x-ray optics with Si wafers and formed glass
Author(s): R. Hudec; L. Pina; V. Semencova; A. Inneman; M. Skulinova; L. Sveda; M. Mika; V. Brozek; R. Kacerovsky; J. Prokop; J. Sik
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Technology development for high-energy x-ray optics
Author(s): Mikhail Gubarev; Brian Ramsey; Darell Engelhaupt; Thomas Kester; Chet Speegle
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Scaling and mission architecture for high-energy astrophysics
Author(s): John P. Doty
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Active x-ray optics for Generation-X: the next high resolution x-ray observatory
Author(s): Martin Elvis; R. J. Brissenden; G. Fabbiano; D. A. Schwartz; P. Reid; W. Podgorski; M. Eisenhower; M. Juda; J. Phillips; L. Cohen; S. Wolk
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Fabricate and assemble: an alignment and integration method for next generation x-ray telescopes
Author(s): William W. Zhang; Kai-Wing Chan; John P. Lehan; Robert Petre
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The new XEUS science case
Author(s): G. Hasinger; M. Arnaud; X. Barcons; D. Barret; J. A. Bleeker; H. Böhringer; A. Comastri; A. C. Fabian; J. S. Kaastra; H. Kunieda; M. Mendez; A. N. Parmar; G. G. C. Palumbo; T. Takahashi; M. J. L. Turner
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The Constellation-X Spectroscopy X-ray Telescope: recent technology development
Author(s): Robert Petre; John Lehan; Stephen O'Dell; Scott Owens; Paul B. Reid; Timo Saha; Jeff Stewart; William D. Jones; William Zhang
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XEUS: the x-ray evolving universe spectroscopy mission
Author(s): A. N. Parmar; M. Arnaud; X. Barcons; J. Bleeker; G. Hasinger; H. Kunieda; G. Palumbo; T. Takahashi; M. Turner; P. de Korte; R. Willingale; N. Rando; A. Lyngvi; P. Gondoin; D. Lumb; M. Bavdaz; P. Verhoeve
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The XEUS x-ray telescope
Author(s): Marcos Bavdaz; David Lumb; Philippe Gondoin; Aleksander Lyngvi; Nicola Rando; Tone Peacock; Thijs van der Laan; Kotska Wallace; Arjan Mieremet; Sumant Oemrawsingh; Marco Beijersbergen; Maximilien Collon; Stefan Kraft; Roland Graue; Dirk Kampf; Michael Freyberg
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Performance characterization of silicon pore optics
Author(s): M. J. Collon; S. Kraft; R. Günther; E. Maddox; M. Beijersbergen; M. Bavdaz; D. Lumb; K. Wallace; M. Krumrey; L. Cibik; M. Freyberg
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Assembling silicon pore optics into a modular structure
Author(s): Roland Graue; Dirk Kampf; Stefan Kraft; Maximilien Collon; Marco Beijersbergen; Kotska Wallace; David Lumb; Marcos Bavdaz; Michael Freyberg
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Development of lightweight x-ray mirrors for the Constellation-X mission
Author(s): William W. Zhang; Kai-Wing Chan; David A. Content; John P. Lehan; Robert Petre; Timo T. Saha; Mikhail Gubarev; William D. Jones; Stephen L. O'Dell
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Alignment and test of a Constellation-X SXT mirror segment pair
Author(s): Scott M. Owens; Thomas Meagher; Theo Hadjimichael; John P. Lehan; David A. Content; Timo Saha; William W. Zhang; Rob Petre; Paul Reid; William D. Jones; Stephen O'Dell
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The Constellation-X reflection grating spectrometer
Author(s): Jean Cottam; Webster Cash; Kathryn A. Flanagan; Ralf K. Heilmann; Gregory Y. Prigozhin; Andrew P. Rasmussen; George R. Ricker; Mark L. Schattenburg; Eric Schindhelm
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Fast timing with XEUS: evaluation of different detector concepts
Author(s): Eckhard Kendziorra; Michael Martin; Andrea Santangelo; Jörn Wilms; Didier Barret; Gerry Skinner; Lothar Strüder; Peter Lechner; Johannes Treis
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EURECA: a European-Japanese micro-calorimeter array
Author(s): Piet A. J. de Korte; Jose V. Anquita; Xavier Barcons; Paolo Bastia; Joern Beyer; Fernando Briones; Chris Brockley Blatt; Marcel Bruijn; Javier Bussons; Augustin Camon; M. Teresa Ceballos; Dietmar Drung; Christian Enns; Lourdes Fabrega; George Fraser; Flavio Gatti; Luciano Gottardi; Wojtek Hajdas; Panu Helistö; Ian Hepburn; Jan-Willem den Herder; Henk Hoevers; Yoshitaka Ishisaki; Mikko Kiviranta; Jan van der Kuur; Aliko Mchedlishvili; Kazu Mitsuda; Luigi Piro; Javier Sese; Noriko Yamasaki; Chris Whitford
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High-density arrays of x-ray microcalorimeters for Constellation-X
Author(s): Caroline A. Kilbourne; Simon R. Bandler; Ari D. Brown; James A. Chervenak; Enectali Figueroa-Feliciano; Fred M. Finkbeiner; Naoko Iyomoto; Richard L. Kelley; F. Scott Porter; Tarek Saab; John Sadleir; Jennifer White
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A Laue lens for nuclear astrophysics
Author(s): Peter von Ballmoos
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GRI: the Gamma-Ray Imager mission
Author(s): Jürgen Knödlseder
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The Advanced Compton Telescope
Author(s): Steven Boggs; James Kurfess; James Ryan; Elena Aprile; Neil Gehrels; Marc Kippen; Marc Leising; Uwe Oberlack; Cornelia Wunderer; Allen Zych; Peter Bloser; Michael Harris; Andrew Hoover; Alexei Klimenk; Dan Kocevski; Mark McConnell; Peter Milne; Elena I. Novikova; Bernard Phlips; Mark Polsen; Steven Sturner; Derek Tournear; Georg Weidenspointner; Eric Wulf; Andreas Zoglauer; Matthew Baring; John Beacom; Lars Bildsten; Charles Dermer; Dieter Hartmann; Margarita Hernanz; David Smith; Sumner Starrfield
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Pre-flight calibration of the prototype Nuclear Compton Telescope
Author(s): Jason D. Bowen; Mark E. Bandstra; Steven E. Boggs; Wayne Coburn; Cornelia B. Wunderer; Robert P. Lin; Mark Amman; Paul N. Luke; Morgan T. Burks; William Craig; Norman W. Madden; David M. Smith; Peter von Ballmoos; Pierre Jean
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Gamma-ray lens development status for a European Gamma-Ray Imager
Author(s): F. Frontera; A. Pisa; V. Carassiti; F. Evangelisti; G. Loffredo; D. Pellicciotta; K. H. Andersen; P. Courtois; L. Amati; E. Caroli; T. Franceschini; G. Landini; S. Silvestri; J. B. Stephen
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Germanium (Compton) focal plane detectors for gamma-ray lenses
Author(s): Cornelia B. Wunderer; Georg Weidenspointner; Andreas Zoglauer; Peter V. Ballmoos; Nicolas Barrière; Steven E. Boggs; Hubert Halloin; Jürgen Knödlseder; Niels Lund
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A focal plane detector design for a wide band Laue-lens telescope
Author(s): E. Caroli; N. Auricchio; G. Bertuccio; C. Budtz-Jørgensen; R. M. Curado da Silva; S. Del Sordo; F. Frontera; E. Quadrini; P. Ubertini; G. Ventura
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New concept large-area narrow-field CZT telescope for formation flying
Author(s): L. Natalucci; P. Ubertini; E. Quadrini; P. Von Ballmoos; M. Alderighi; S. Di Cosimo; M. Fiorini; M. Frutti; M. Uslenghi
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The mini-calorimeter of the AGILE satellite
Author(s): C. Labanti; M. Marisaldi; F. Fuschino; M. Galli; A. Argan; A. Bulgarelli; E. Costa; G. Di Cocco; F. Gianotti; M. Tavani; M. Trifoglio
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Development of polarimeter for gamma-ray bursts onboard the solar-powered sail mission
Author(s): Daisuke Yonetoku; Toshio Murakami; Hiroki Masui; Hironobu Kodaira; Yuka Aoyama; Shuichi Gunji; Fuyuki Tokanai; Tatehiro Mihara
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Second generation crystals for Laue lens applications
Author(s): N. Barrière; P. von Ballmoos; P. Bastie; P. Courtois; N. V. Abrosimov; K. Andersen; H. Halloin; G. Skinner
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IFTSUV: an imaging Fourier transform spectrometer in UV for the next solar space missions
Author(s): Anne A. Millard; Philippe Lemaire; Jean-Claude Vial
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Kirkpatrick Baez spectrograph concepts for future space missions
Author(s): Steve Osterman; Webster Cash
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Hard x-ray imager for the NeXT mission
Author(s): Kazuhiro Nakazawa; Yasushi Fukazawa; Tuneyoshi Kamae; Jun Kataoka; Motohide Kokubun; Kazuo Makishima; Tsunefumi Mizuno; Toshio Murakami; Masaharu Nomachi; Hiroyasu Tajima; Tadayuki Takahashi; Makoto Tashiro; Toru Tamagawa; Yukikatsu Terada; Shin Watanabe; Kazutaka Yamaoka; Daisuke Yonetoku
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Soft x-ray imager (SXI) onboard the NeXT satellite
Author(s): Takeshi Go Tsuru; Shin-Ichiro Takagi; Hironori Matsumoto; Tatsuya Inui; Midori Ozawa; Katsuji Koyama; Hiroshi Tsunemi; Kiyoshi Hayashida; Emi Miyata; Hideki Ozawa; Masakuni Touhiguchi; Daisuke Matsuura; Tadayasu Dotani; Masanobu Ozaki; Hiroshi Murakami; Takayoshi Kohmura; Shunji Kitamoto; Hisamitsu Awaki
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Inflight calibration and performance of the hard x-ray detector (HXD) onboard Suzaku
Author(s): Y. Fukazawa; M. Mizuno; H. Takahashi; N. Kawano; M. Ohno; A. Hirasawa; T. Yamasaki; K. Makishima; M. Kokubun; M. Kawaharada; M. Murashima; R. Miyawaki; T. Yanagida; T. Itoh; T. Kitaguchi; S. Hirakuri; T. Enoto; M. Sato; T. Takahashi; K. Nakazawa; S. Watanabe; T. Tanaka; K. Oonuki; K. Tamura; T. Kishishita; S. Takeda; M. Ushio; J. Katsuta; Y. Terada; T. Tamagawa; A. Kubota; M. Tashiro; Y. Endo; K. Yamaoka; T. Murakami; D. Yonetoku; T. Kamae; G. M. Madejski
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Development of TES microcalorimeters for future x-ray missions
Author(s): L. Ferrari; S. Dussoni; F. Gatti; D. Pergolesi; M. Ribeiro Gomes; R. Valle; L. Piro; L. Colasanti; M. Ferrari Toniolo; G. Torrioli; P. Bastia
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Development of p-type CCD for the NeXT: the next Japanese x-ray astronomical satellite mission
Author(s): Hideki Ozawa; Masakuni Tohiguchi; Daisuke Matsuura; Emi Miyata; Hiroshi Tsunemi; Shin-ichiro Takagi; Tatsuya Inui; Takeshi Go Tsuru; Yukiko Kamata; Hidehiko Nakaya; Satoshi Miyazaki; Kazuhisa Miyaguchi; Masaharu Muramatsu; Hisanori Suzuki
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Monte Carlo simulations of stacked x-ray detectors as designed for SIMBOL-X
Author(s): Christoph Tenzer; Eckhard Kendziorra; Andrea Santangelo; Markus Kuster; Philippe Ferrando; Philippe Laurent; Arnaud Claret; Rémi Chipaux
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Improved x-ray CCD response at very low x-ray energies
Author(s): M. W. Bautz; S. E. Kissel; B. J. LaMarr; G. Y. Prigozhin
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Verifying the low-energy spectral response models of the CXO ACIS and the XMM-Newton EPIC CCDs
Author(s): Paul P. Plucinsky; Joseph M. DePasquale; Steven L. Snowden
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Development of the scintillator-deposited charge-coupled device and application for the balloon-borne experiment: SUMIT
Author(s): E. Miyata; K. Mukai; K. Ikegami; N. Tawa; N. Anabuki; H. Tsunemi; Y. Ogasaka; K. Tamura; A. Furuzawa; R. Shibata; Y. Haba; H. Kunieda; Y. Saito; T. Yamagami; K. Miyaguchi
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Gas pixel detectors for high-sensitivity x-ray polarimetry
Author(s): R. Bellazzini; L. Baldini; A. Brez; F. Cavalca; L. Latronico; N. Omodei; M. M. Massai; M. Minuti; M. Razzano; C. Sgró; G. Spandre; E. Costa; P. Soffitta
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X-ray polarimeter with a multilayer-coated CCD
Author(s): Shunji Kitamoto; Takeshi Watanabe; Jun'ichi Kanai; Keisuke Sudoh; Jun'ichi Satoh; Yousuke Ohkubo; Akiko Sekiguchi; Masahiro Tsujimoto; Kazuharu Suga; Takayoshi Kohmura; Yoshitomo Maeda; Shunsaku Okada; Yumi Itoh; Ryoko Nakamura; Hideyo Kunieda
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Wide field compact detector for hard x-ray polarization measurements
Author(s): W. Hajdas; N. Produit; E. Suarez-Garcia; F. Barao; C. Casella; K. Deiters; S. Deluit; C. Leluc; A. Mchedlishvilli; M. Pohl; D. Rapin; Ch. Tao; J.-P. Vialle; R. Walter; C. Wigger; A. Zehnder
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An x-ray polarimeter for hard x-ray optics
Author(s): Fabio Muleri; Ronaldo Bellazzini; Enrico Costa; Paolo Soffitta; Francesco Lazzarotto; Marco Feroci; Luigi Pacciani; Alda Rubini; Ennio Morelli; Luca Baldini; Francesco Bitti; Alessandro Brez; Francesco Cavalca; Luca Latronico; Marco Maria Massai; Nicola Omodei; Michele Pinchera; Carmelo Sgró; Gloria Spandre; Giorgio Matt; Giuseppe Cesare Perola; Oberto Citterio; Giovanni Pareschi; Vincenzo Cotroneo; Daniele Spiga; Rodolfo Canestrari
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Origins of the instrumental background of the x-ray CCD camera in space studied with Monte Carlo simulation
Author(s): Hiroshi Murakami; Masaki Kitsunezuka; Masanobu Ozaki; Tadayasu Dotani; Takayasu Anada
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JEM-X: three years in space
Author(s): C. Budtz-Jørgensen; N. Lund; N. J. Westergaard; S. Brandt; C. A. Oxborrow; J. Chenevez; I. Lundgaard Rasmussen; S. Laursen; S. M. Pedersen; J. Polny; P. Kretschmar; O. Vilhu; M. Feroci; F. Frontera; G. Juchnikowski; V. Reglero; S. Martínez-Núnez; S. Larsson; A. Zdziarski; S. Fahmy
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Spectral classification of sources in XMM-Newton x-ray observation of the rapidly accreting young star V1647 Ori
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VADER: a satellite mission concept for high precision dark energy studies
Author(s): Rene Fassbender; Jutta Stegmaier; Anne-Marie Weijmans; Stefan Köstner; Andreas Kruselburger; Cornelia Diethart; Peter Fertl; Elisabetta Valiante; Matthew Hayes; Peter Schuecker; Günther Hasinger
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DEMON: a proposal for a satellite-borne experiment to study dark matter and dark energy
Author(s): Alicia Berciano Alba; Pedro Borges de Silva; Hans Eichelberger; Francesca Giovacchini; Mareike Godolt; Günther Hasinger; Michael Lerchster; Vincent Lusset; Fabio Mattana; Yannick Mellier; Michal Michalowski; Carlos Monteserin-Sanchez; Fabio Noviello; Carina Persson; Andrea Santovincenzo; Peter Schneider; Ming Zhang; Linda Östman
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ASPEX: a prêt-à-porter all sky monitor
Author(s): M. Feroci; E. Costa; E. Del Monte; I. Donnarumma; Y. Evangelista; C. Labanti; I. Lapshov; F. Lazzarotto; M. Marisaldi; M. Mastropietro; E. Morelli; L. Pacciani; M. Rapisarda; A. Rubini; P. Soffitta
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The on-ground calibrations of SuperAGILE: I. X-ray pencil beam
Author(s): Y. Evangelista; E. Costa; E. Del Monte; G. Di Persio; I. Donnarumma; M. Feroci; M. Frutti; A. Generosi; I. Lapshov; F. Lazzarotto; M. Mastropietro; E. Morelli; L. Pacciani; G. Porrovecchio; M. Rapisarda; V. Rossi-Albertini; A. Rubini; G. Sabatino; P. Soffitta
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The on-ground calibrations of SuperAGILE: II. Finite distance radioactive sources
Author(s): I. Donnarumma; E. Costa; E. Del Monte; G. Di Persio; Y. Evangelista; M. Feroci; M. Frutti; I. Lapshov; F. Lazzarotto; A. Lo Bue; M. Mastropietro; E. Morelli; L. Pacciani; G. Porrovecchio; M. Rapisarda; P. Rossi; A. Rubini; G. Sabatino; P. Soffitta
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Performance of the GHRS Pt-Ne hollow-cathode lamps after their return from space and comparison with archival data
Author(s): Florian Kerber; Don Lindler; Paul Bristow; Gillian Nave; Joseph Reader; Craig J. Sansonetti; Dominik Lembke; Sara R. Heap; Michael R. Rosa; H. John Wood
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Novel ultraviolet instrumentation concepts
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Development and performance of the advanced hard x-ray telescope for the balloon experiment
Author(s): Takuya Miyazawa; Ryo Shibata; Yasushi Ogasaka; Yoshihiro Fukaya; Masataka Naitou; Tomonaga Iwahara; Kenta Shimoda; Keisuke Tamura; Akihiro Furuzawa; Hideyo Kunieda; Koujun Yamashita; Shin Yokoi; Takuma Yoshii; Naoya Watanabe; Yoshiharu Namba
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Measurements of reflectivity of x-ray mirror for Suzaku satellite
Author(s): Keisuke Tamura; Yasushi Ogasaka; Masataka Naitou; Yoshitomo Maeda; Masatoshi Ebara; Akiharu Itoh; Ryo Iizuka; Yushi Yokoyama
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A comparison study of mass-area ratio for large size x-ray telescope optics in pore and very thin glass sheets configurations
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The Palermo XACT facility: a new 35 m long soft x-ray beam-line for development and calibration of next-generation x-ray observatories
Author(s): Marco Barbera; Roberto Candia; Alfonso Collura; Gaspare Di Cicca; Carlo Pelliciari; Salvatore Sciortino; Salvatore Varisco
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Study and implementation of a soft x-ray 100 eV-20 keV fixed exit monochromator system
Author(s): C. Pelliciari; M. Barbera; R. Candia; A. Collura; G. Di Cicca; G. Pareschi; S. Varisco
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Programmatics of large scale production of silicon pore optics for future x-ray telescopes
Author(s): S. Kraft; M. Collon; M. W. Beijersbergen; M. Bavdaz; D. H. Lumb; K. Wallace; A. Peacock; M. Krumrey; V. Lehmann
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Metrology, integration, and performance verification of silicon pore optics in Wolter-I configuration
Author(s): M. J. Collon; S. Kraft; R. Günther; R. Partapsing; M. Beijersbergen; C. v. Baren; M. Bavdaz; K. Wallace; D. Kampf; M. Krumrey; P. Müller
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Potential of the PANTER x-ray test facility for calibration of instrumentation for XEUS
Author(s): Michael Freyberg; Bernd Budau; Wolfgang Burkert; Gisela Hartner; Günther Hasinger; Maximilien Collon; Stefan Kraft; Marco Beijersbergen; Marcos Bavdaz; David Lumb; Kotska Wallace; Dirk Kampf
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Visible light apparatus for preliminary tests of x-ray optics
Author(s): C. Pelliciari; J. Dherbecourt; M. Barbera; R. Candia; H. W. Schnopper
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Replicated carbon fiber RICH mirror for AMS-02
Author(s): Robert C. Romeo; Robert N. Martin; Marco Molina; Giorgio Sardo; Giuliano Laurenti
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Assembly of thin gratings for soft x-ray telescopes
Author(s): Mireille Akilian; Ralf K. Heilmann; Mark L. Schattenburg
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Test setup for DEPMOSFET matrices for XEUS
Author(s): M. Martin; E. Kendziorra; T. Schanz; A. Santangelo; J. Wilms; J. Treis; S. Herrmann; L. Strüder; P. Lechner; P. Fischer; I. Peric; D. Barret
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Laboratory testing of the HEXIS hard x-ray imager balloon telescope
Author(s): Slawomir Suchy; Michael R. Pelling; John A. Tomsick; James L. Matteson; Richard E. Rothschild
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The search for signatures of cosmic bullets
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Performance characterization of hard x-ray imaging instruments at synchrotron radiation facility SPring-8
Author(s): Yasushi Ogasaka; Keisuke Tamura; Ryo Shibata; Akihiro Furuzawa; Tomokazu Nakamura; Masataka Naitou; Takuya Miyazawa; Kenta Shimoda; Katsuhiko Onishi; Yoshihiro Fukaya; Tomonaga Iwahara; Yasushi Kanou; Hideyo Kunieda; Koujun Yamashita; Emi Miyata; Kenji Mukai; Kazuhiro Ikegami; Michihiko Aono; Hiroshi Tsunemi; Kentaro Uesugi; Yoshio Suzuki
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Development of the collimator response of gas slit camera of MAXI
Author(s): Mikio Morii; Masaru Matsuoka; Shiro Ueno; Hiroshi Tomida; Haruyoshi Katayama; Kazuyoshi Kawasaki; Takao Yokota; Naoyuki Kuramata; Tatehiro Mihara; Mitsuhiro Kohama; Naoki Isobe; Motoki Nakajima; Hiroshi Tsunemi; Emi Miyata; Atsumasa Yoshida; Kazutaka Yamaoka; Yuichiro Tsuchiya; Takehiro Miyakawa; Nobuyuki Kawai; Jun Kataoka; Satoshi Tanaka; Hitoshi Negoro
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Development of fully depleted and back-illuminated charge coupled devices for soft x-ray imager onboard the NeXT satellite
Author(s): Shin-ichiro Takagi; Takeshi Go Tsuru; Tatsuya Inui; Midori Ozawa; Hironori Matsumoto; Katsuji Koyama; Hiroshi Tsunemi; Emi Miyata; Hideki Ozawa; Daisuke Matsuura; Masakuni Tohiguchi; Satoshi Miyazaki; Yukiko Kamata; Kazuhisa Miyaguchi; Masaharu Muramatsu; Hisanori Suzuki
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Fine-pitch and thick-foil gas electron multipliers for cosmic x-ray polarimeters
Author(s): Toru Tamagawa; Asami Hayato; Yorito Yamaguchi; Hideki Hamagaki; Shigehira Hashimoto; Masahide Inuzuka; Hiromasa Miyasaka; Ikuya Sakurai; Fuyuki Tokanai; Kazuo Makishima
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Development of cosmic x-ray polarimeter
Author(s): Asami Hayato; Toru Tamagawa; Naoko Tsunoda; Shigehira Hashimoto; Masao Miyamoto; Mitsuhiro Kohama; Fuyuki Tokanai; Hideki Hamagaki; Masahide Inuzuka; Hiromasa Miyasaka; Ikuya Sakurai; Kazuo Makishima
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First light from a very large area pixel array for high-throughput x-ray polarimetry
Author(s): R. Bellazzini; G. Spandre; M. Minuti; L. Baldini; A. Brez; F. Cavalca; L. Latronico; N. Omodei; M. M. Massai; C. Sgrò; E. Costa; P. Soffitta; F. Krummenacher; R. de Oliveira
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A photoelectric polarimeter for XEUS: a new window in x-ray sky
Author(s): Ronaldo Bellazzini; Luca Baldini; Francesco Bitti; Alessandro Brez; Francesco Cavalca; Luca Latronico; Marco Maria Massai; Nicola Omodei; Michele Pinchera; Carmelo Sgró; Gloria Spandre; Enrico Costa; Paolo Soffitta; Giuseppe Di Persio; Marco Feroci; Fabio Muleri; Luigi Pacciani; Alda Rubini; Ennio Morelli; Giorgio Matt; Giuseppe Cesare Perola
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Energy response of the x-ray imaging spectrometer (XIS) on Suzaku
Author(s): Hironori Matsumoto; Hiroshi Nakajima; Hiroya Yamaguchi; Takeshi G. Tsuru; Katsuji Koyama; Kiyoshi Hayashida; Ken'ichi Torii; Masaaki Namiki; Hiroshi Tsunemi; Hiroshi Murakami; Masanobu Ozaki; Tadayasu Dotani; Beverly LaMarr; Steven E. Kissel; Marshall W. Bautz
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The background properties of Suzaku/XIS
Author(s): H. Yamaguchi; H. Nakajima; K. Koyama; T. G. Tsuru; H. Matsumoto; N. Tawa; H. Tsunemi; K. Hayashida; K. Torii; M. Namiki; H. Katayama; T. Dotani; M. Ozaki; H. Murakami; E. Miller
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In-orbit performance of the Suzaku wideband all-sky monitor
Author(s): Kazutaka Yamaoka; Satoshi Sugita; Masanori Ohno; Takuya Takahashi; Yasushi Fukazawa; Yukikatsu Terada; Tohru Tamagawa; Keiichi Abe; Yasuhiko Endo; Kaori Onda; Satoshi Matsumura; Makoto Tashiro; Soojing Hong; Goro Sato; Kazuhiro Nakazawa; Tadayuki Takahashi; Ryohei Miyawaki; Teruaki Enoto; Motohide Kokubun; Kazuo Makishima; Toshio Murakami
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A sounding rocket payload for x-ray observations of the Cygnus Loop
Author(s): Randall L. McEntaffer; Webster Cash; Ann Shipley; Eric Schindhelm
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Development of position sensitive scintillation counter for balloon-borne hard x-ray telescope
Author(s): Keisuke Tamura; Hideyo Kunieda; Yasushi Ogasaka; Akihiro Furuzawa; Ryo Shibata; Tomokazu Nakamura; Katsuhiko Ohnishi; Yasufumi Kanou; Emi Miyata; Hiroshi Tsunemi
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Effects of micrometeoroid and space debris impacts in grazing incidence telescopes
Author(s): A. F. Abbey; R. M. Ambrosi; A. Wells
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Hard x-ray concentrator experiment for Spectrum-X-Gamma mission
Author(s): V. Arefiev; M. Pavlinsky; M. Revnivtsev; E. Churazov; M. Gilfanov; M. Kumakhov; I. Lapshov; V. Levin; V. Akimov; N. Semena; A. Tkachenko; A. Vikhlinin; R. Sunyaev
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