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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 6686

UV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Space Instrumentation for Astronomy XV
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 6686
Date Published: 12 September 2007
Softcover: 36 papers (376) pages
ISBN: 9780819468345

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Front Matter: Volume 6686
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Hybrid CMOS x-ray detectors: the next generation for focused x-ray telescopes
Author(s): A. D. Falcone; D. N. Burrows; Y. Bai; M. Farris; R. Cook; S. Bongiorno
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Managing radiation degradation of CCDs on the Chandra X-ray Observatory III
Author(s): Stephen L. O'Dell; Thomas L. Aldcroft; William C. Blackwell; Sabina L. Bucher; Jon H. Chappell; Joseph M. DePasquale; Catherine E. Grant; Michael Juda; Eric R. Martin; Joseph I. Minow; Stephen S. Murray; Paul P. Plucinsky; Daniel A. Schwartz; Daniel P. Shropshire; Bradley J. Spitzbart; Paul R. Viens; Scott J. Wolk
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Radiation-hard, charge-coupled devices for the extreme ultraviolet variability experiment
Author(s): Richard C. Westhoff; Micheal K. Rose; James A. Gregory; Gregory D. Berthiaume; John F. Seely; Thomas N. Woods; Gregory Ucker
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Advances in APDs for UV astronomy
Author(s): Melville P. Ulmer; Ryan M. McClintock; Jose L. Pau; Manijeh Razeghi
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Uniform high spectral resolution demonstrated in arrays of TES x-ray microcalorimeters
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; Stephen J. Smith
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The swift x-ray telescope: status and performance
Author(s): David N. Burrows; J. A. Kennea; A. F. Abbey; A. Beardmore; S. Campana; M. Capalbi; G. Chincarini; G. Cusumano; P. A. Evans; J. E. Hill; P. Giommi; M. Goad; O. Godet; A. Moretti; D. C. Morris; J. P. Osborne; C. Pagani; K. L. Page; M. Perri; J. Racusin; P. Romano; R. L. C. Starling; G. Tagliaferri; F. Tamburelli; L. G. Tyler; R. Willingale
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The operation and evolution of the swift x-ray telescope
Author(s): Jamie A. Kennea; D. N. Burrows; C. Pagani; J. E. Hill; J. L. Racusin; D. C. Morris; A. F. Abbey; A. P. Beardmore; S. Campana; G. Chincarini; G. Cusumano; P. A. Evans; N. Gehrels; O. Godet; T. Mineo; V. La Parola; V. Mangano; A. Moretti; J. A. Nousek; J. P. Osborne; K. L. Page; M. Perri; P. Romano; R. L. C. Starling; G. Tagliaferri; F. Tamburelli; A. A. Wells
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Characterization and evolution of the swift x-ray telescope instrumental background
Author(s): C. Pagani; D. C. Morris; J. Racusin; D. Grupe; L. Vetere; M. Stroh; A. Falcone; J. A. Kennea; D. N. Burrows; J. A. Nousek; A. F. Abbey; L. Angelini; A. P. Beardmore; S. Campana; M. Capalbi; G. Chincarini; O. Citterio; G. Cusumano; P. Giommi; O. Godet; J. E. Hill; V. La Parola; V. Mangano; T. Mineo; A. Moretti; J. P. Osborne; K. L. Page; M. Perri; P. Romano; G. Tagliaferri; F. Tamburelli
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The in-flight spectroscopic performance of the Swift XRT CCD camera during 2006-2007
Author(s): O. Godet; A. P. Beardmore; A. F. Abbey; J. P. Osborne; K. L. Page; L. Tyler; D. N. Burrows; P. Evans; R. Starling; A. A. Wells; L. Angelini; S. Campana; G. Chincarini; O. Citterio; G. Cusamano; P. Giommi; J. E. Hill; J. Kennea; V. LaParola; V. Mangano; T. Mineo; A. Moretti; J. A. Nousek; C. Pagani; M. Perri; M. Capalbi; P. Romano; G. Tagliaferri; F. Tamburelli
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The status of the Constellation-X mission
Author(s): Robert Petre; Nicholas E. White; Harvey Tananbaum; Ann Hornschemeier; Jay Bookbinder; Michael Garcia; Jean Grady; Caroline Kilbourne
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The Lunar Occultation Observer (LOCO) mission concept
Author(s): Richard S. Miller
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SIMBOL-X: extending the field of x-ray astrophysics with the help of the formation flight concept
Author(s): O. La Marle
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Fast large-area spectroscopic and imaging CCD detectors for x-ray astronomy with eROSITA and for exploration of the nanocosmos
Author(s): N. Meidinger; R. Andritschke; O. Hälker; R. Hartmann; G. Hasinger; S. Herrmann; P. Holl; N. Kimmel; E. Pfeffermann; P. Predehl; C. Reich; G. Schächner; H. Soltau; L. Strüder
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Characterisation of swept-charge devices for the Chandrayaan-1 x-ray spectrometer (C1XS) instrument
Author(s): J. Gow; D. R. Smith; A. D. Holland; B. Maddison; C. Howe; P. Sreekumar; J. Huovelin; M. Grande
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Modelling instrument background for CCD x-ray spectrometers in space
Author(s): David Hall; Andrew Holland; Martin Turner
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Development of a gamma-ray burst detector based on silicon drift detectors and scintillators
Author(s): Kazutaka Yamaoka; Yusuke Arai; Takaaki Doshida; Andreas Pahlke; Akihito Tsutsui; Kotaro Yoshida; Satoshi Asano; Satoshi Nakahira; Atsumasa Yoshida; Hirokazu Ikeda; Tadayuki Takahashi; Kunishiro Mori; Hiroshi Kato
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Development of an ASIC employing delta-sigma digitization for readout of x-ray CCDs
Author(s): D. Matsuura; H. Nakajima; E. Miyata; H. Tsunemi; J. P. Doty; H. Ikeda
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Ground bakeout experiment of the optical blocking filter (OBF) for the Suzaku XIS
Author(s): Hideyuki Mori; Takeshi Go Tsuru; Hironori Matsumoto; Hideki Uchiyama; Midori Ozawa; Yohjiro Takikawa; Masayoshi Nobukawa; Katsuji Koyama; Ken'ichi Torii; Noriaki Tawa; Shunji Kitamoto; Keisuke Sudoh; Takayoshi Kohmura
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The onboard calibration for the spaced-row charge injection of the Suzaku XIS
Author(s): Hideki Uchiyama; Yoshiaki Hyodo; Hiroya Yamaguchi; Hiroshi Nakajima; Hideyuki Mori; Takeshi Go Tsuru; Hironori Matsumoto; Katsuji Koyama; Ken'ichi Torii; Satoru Katsuda; Kazuto Hasuike; Kiyoshi Hayashida; Hiroshi Tsunemi; Hiroshi Murakami; Tadayasu Dotani; Gregory Prigozhin; Steve Kissel; Eric Miller; Beverly LaMarr; Marshall Bautz
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Mitigating CCD radiation damage with charge injection: first flight results from Suzaku
Author(s): M. W. Bautz; B. J. LaMarr; E. D. Miller; S. E. Kissel; G. Y. Prigozhin; B. E. Burke; J. A. Gregory; H. Uchiyama; Y. Hyodo; H. Yamaguchi; H. Mori; T. Tsuru; H. Matsumoto; K. Koyama; K. Torii; S. Katsuda; K. Hasuike; H. Nakajima; K. Hayashida; H. Tsunemi; H. Murakami; M. Ozaki; T. Dotani
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Spectroscopic CZT detectors development for x- and gamma-ray imaging instruments
Author(s): Egidio M. Quadrini; Michela Uslenghi; Monica Alderighi; Fabio Casini; Sergio D' Angelo; Mauro Fiorini; Nicola La Palombara; Marcello Mancini; Serena Monti; Angela Bazzano; Sergio Di Cosimo; Massimo Frutti; Lorenzo Natalucci; Pietro Ubertini; Giuseppe M. Guadalupi; Matteo Sassi; Barbara Negri
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Design of a CZT gamma-camera for GRB and fast transient follow-up: a wide-field-monitor for the EDGE mission
Author(s): L. Natalucci; M. Feroci; E. Quadrini; P. Ubertini; L. Piro; J. W. den Herder; D. Barret; L. Amati; C. Budtz-Jorgensen; E. Caroli; S. Di Cosimo; M. Frutti; C. Labanti; F. Monzani; J. M. Poulsen; L. Nicolini; A. Stevoli
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HRC-I gain correction
Author(s): Jennifer Posson-Brown; Vinay Kashyap
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Microchannel plates: recent advances in performance
Author(s): Oswald Siegmund; John Vallerga; Anton Tremsin; Jason McPhate
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Narrow-band x-ray polarizing filters
Author(s): A. Martindale; N. P. Bannister; K. D. M. Harris; G. A. Solan; S. P. Collins; Y. Champouret; V. K. Muppidi; G. W. Fraser; M. Roy
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A burst chasing x-ray polarimeter
Author(s): Joanne E. Hill; Scott Barthelmy; J. Kevin Black; Philip Deines-Jones; Keith Jahoda; Takanori Sakamoto; Philip Kaaret; Mark L. McConnell; Peter F. Bloser; John R. Macri; Jason S. Legere; James M. Ryan; Billy R. Smith; Bing Zhang
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An x-ray polarimeter for HXMT mission
Author(s): Enrico Costa; Ronaldo Bellazzini; Gianpiero Tagliaferri; Luca Baldini; Stefano Basso; Johan Bregeon; Alessandro Brez; Oberto Citterio; Vincenzo Cotroneo; Filippo Frontera; Massimo Frutti; Giorgio Matt; Massimo Minuti; Fabio Muleri; Giovanni Pareschi; Giuseppe Cesare Perola; Alda Rubini; Carmelo Sgro; Paolo Soffitta; Gloria Spandre
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A very compact polarizer for an x-ray polarimeter calibration
Author(s): Fabio Muleri; Paolo Soffitta; Ronaldo Bellazzini; Alessandro Brez; Enrico Costa; Sergio Fabiani; Massimo Frutti; Massimo Minuti; Maria Barbara Negri; Piermarco Pascale; Alda Rubini; Giuseppe Sindoni; Gloria Spandre
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An overview of MAXI onboard JEM-EF of the International Space Station
Author(s): M. Matsuoka; K. Kawasaki; S. Ueno; H. Tomida; M. Kohama; M. Ishikawa; H. Katayama; M. Suzuki; T. Miyakawa; T. Mihara; N. Isobe; H. Tsunemi; E. Miyata; H. Negoro; M. Nakajima; N. Kawai; J. Kataoka; A. Yoshida; K. Yamaoka; M. Morii
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High-resolution soft x-ray spectroscopy for constellation X
Author(s): Charles Lillie; Webster Cash; Nahum Arav; J. Michael Shull; Jeffrey Linsky
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SuperAGILE ground calibrations and first in orbit observations
Author(s): L. Pacciani; E. Costa; E. Del Monte; G. Di Persio; I. Donnarumma; Y. Evangelista; M. Feroci; F. Lazzarotto; I. Lapshov; M. Mastropietro; E. Morelli; M. Rapisarda; A. Rubini; P. Soffitta; A. Argan; A. Bulgarelli; F. Gianotti; A. Lo Bue; A. Morbidini; P. Rossi; L. Semeraro; M. Trifoglio; A. Trois
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eROSITA
Author(s): P. Predehl; R. Andritschke; W. Bornemann; H. Bräuninger; U. Briel; H. Brunner; W. Burkert; K. Dennerl; J. Eder; M. Freyberg; P. Friedrich; M. Fürmetz; R. Hartmann; G. Hartner; G. Hasinger; S. Herrmann; P. Holl; H. Huber; E. Kendziorra; W. Kink; N. Meidinger; S. Müller; M. Pavlinsky; E. Pfeffermann; C. Rohé; A. Santangelo; J. Schmitt; A. Schwope; M. Steinmetz; L. Strüder; R. Sunyaev; L. Tiedemann; M. Vongehr; J. Wilms; M. Erhard; S. Gutruf; D. Jugler; D. Kampf; R. Graue; O. Citterio; G. Valsecci; D. Vernani; M. Zimmerman
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Observation of Crab Nebula with hard x-ray polarimeter: PHENEX
Author(s): S. Gunji; H. Sakurai; F. Tokanai; Y. Kishimoto; M. Kanno; Y. Ishikawa; K. Hayashida; N. Anabuki; H. Tsunemi; T. Mihara; M. Kohama; M. Suzuki; Y. Saito; T. Yamagami
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Radiation damage and recovery properties in three kinds of polymer optical fiber exposed γ-ray irradiation
Author(s): Wenping Ge; Dilmurat Tursun; Yaoxiang Wang; Weijian Tian
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Calibration of the Lunar Orbital x-ray fluorescence imaging spectrometer (LOXIA) of Chang'E-1 satellite at INAF-OAPA
Author(s): Marco Barbera; Roberto Candia; Alfonso Collura; Gaspare Di Cicca; Salvatore Varisco; Chengmo Zhang; Huan Yu Wang; JiaWei Yang; Wenxi Peng; Xingzhu Cui; XueLei Cao; XiaoHua Liang
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High-throughput video processing ASICS for x-ray CCDs
Author(s): Neil Murray; Andrew D. Holland; Gopal Jeyesundra; Nick R. Waltham
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