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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 6688

Optics for EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Astronomy III
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 6688
Date Published: 12 September 2007
Softcover: 47 papers (466) pages
ISBN: 9780819468369

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Front Matter: Volume 6688
Author(s): Proceedings of SPIE
Constellation-X mirror technology development
Author(s): W. W. Zhang; J. Bolognese; K. W. Chan; D. A. Content; T. J. Hadjimichael; Charles He; M. Hong; J. P. Lehan; J. M. Mazzarella; D. T. Nguyen; L. Olsen; S. M. Owens; R. Petre; T. T. Saha; M. Sharpe; J. Sturm; T. Wallace; M. V. Gubarev; W. D. Jones; S. L. O'Dell; W. Davis; M. Freeman; W. Podgorski; P. B. Reid
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Thin-foil multilayer-supermirror hard x-ray telescopes for InFOCuS/SUMIT balloon experiments and NeXT satellite program
Author(s): Yasushi Ogasaka; Keisuke Tamura; Takuya Miyazawa; Yoshihiro Fukaya; Tomonaga Iwahara; Naoki Sasaki; Akihiro Furuzawa; Yoshito Haba; Yasufumi Kanou; Daisuki Ueno; Hideyo Kunieda; Koujun Yamashita; Ryo Shibata; Takashi Okajima; Jack Tueller; Peter Serlemitsos; Yang Soong; Kai-Wing Chan; Emi Miyata; Hiroshi Tsunemi; Kentaro Uesugi; Yoshio Suzuki; Yoshiharu Namba
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Development of a prototype nickel optic for the Constellation-X hard x-ray telescope
Author(s): S. Romaine; S. Basso; R. J. Bruni; W. Burkert; O. Citterio; V. Cotroneo; D. Engelhaupt; M. J. Freyberg; P. Gorenstein; M. Gubarev; G. Hartner; F. Mazzoleni; S. O'Dell; G. Pareschi; B. D. Ramsey; C. Speegle; D. Spiga
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EDGE: explorer of diffuse emission and gamma-ray burst explosions
Author(s): J. W. den Herder; L. Piro; T. Ohashi; L. Amati; J. Atteia; S. Barthelmy; M. Barbera; D. Barret; S. Basso; M. Boer; S. Borgani; O. Boyarskiy; E. Branchini; G. Branduardi-Raymont; M. Briggs; G. Brunetti; C. Budtz-Jorgensenf; D. Burrows; S. Campana; E. Caroli; G. Chincarini; F. Christensen; M. Cocchi; A. Comastri; A. Corsi; V. Cotroneo; P. Conconi; L. Colasanti; G. Cusamano; A. de Rosa; M. Del Santo; S. Ettori; Y. Ezoe; L. Ferrari; M. Feroci; M. Finger; G. Fishman; R. Fujimoto; M. Galeazzi; A. Galli; F. Gatti; N. Gehrels; B. Gendre; G. Ghirlanda; G. Ghisellini; P. Giommi; M. Girardi; L. Guzzo; F. Haardt; I. Hepburn; W. Hermsen; H. Hoevers; A. Holland; J. In't Zand; Y. Ishisaki; H. Kawahara; N. Kawai; J. Kaastra; M. Kippen; P. A. J. de Korte; C. Kouveliotou; A. Kusenko; C. Labanti; R. Lieu; C. Macculi; K. Makishima; G. Matt; P. Mazotta; D. McCammon; M. Méndez; T. Mineo; S. Mitchell; K. Mitsuda; S. Molendi; L. Moscardini; R. Mushotzky; L. Natalucci; F. Nicastro; P. O'Brien; J. Osborne; F. Paerels; M. Page; S. Paltani; G. Pareschi; E. Perinati; C. Perola; T. Ponman; A. Rasmussen; M. Roncarelli; P. Rosati; O. Ruchayskiy; E. Quadrini; I. Sakurai; R. Salvaterra; S. Sasaki; G. Sato; J. Schaye; J. Schmidtt; S. Scioritino; M. Shaposhnikov; K. Shinozaki; D. Spiga; Y. Suto; G. Tagliaferri; T. Takahashi; Y. Takei; Y. Tawara; P. Tozzi; H. Tsunemi; T. Tsuru; P. Ubertini; E. Ursino; M. Viel; J. Vink; N. White; R. Willingale; R. Wijers; K. Yoshikawa; N. Yamasaki
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GRI: focusing on the evolving violent universe
Author(s): Jürgen Knödlseder; Peter von Ballmoos; Filippo Frontera; Angela Bazzano; Finn Christensen; Margarida Hernanz; Cornelia Wunderer
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A wide-field hybrid x-ray telescope for a lunar-based gamma-ray burst observatory
Author(s): Paul Gorenstein
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Design and optimization of the optics for the EDGE wide-field spectrometer
Author(s): Ikuya Sakurai; Yuzuru Tawara; Jan-Williem den Herder; Marco Barbera; Giancarlo Cusumano; Teresa Mineo; Emanuele Perianati
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An alternative optical design for x-ray telescopes
Author(s): Fabio E. Zocchi; Dervis Vernani
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Simbol-X: x-ray baffle for stray-light reduction
Author(s): G. Cusumano; M. A. Artale; T. Mineo; V. Teresi; G. Pareschi; V. Cotroneo
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Establishing the response function of the x-ray telescopes onboard the Suzaku satellite
Author(s): Shunsaku Okada; Masatoshi Ebara; Hideyuki Mori; Ryo Iizuka; Hirohiko Inoue; Manabu Ishida; Yoshitomo Maeda; Ryoko Nakamura; Kensuke Suzuki; Kentarou Someya; Yoshitaka Ishisaki; Takayuki Hayashi; Takayuki Shirata
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The swift-XRT imaging performances and serendipitous survey
Author(s): A. Moretti; M. Perri; M. Capalbi; A. F. Abbey; L. Angelini; A. Beardmore; D. N. Burrows; S. Campana; G. Chincarini; O. Citterio; G. Cusumano; P. A. Evans; P. Giommi; M. R. Goad; O. Godet; C. Guidorzi; D. Grupe; J. E. Hill; J. A. Kennea; V. La Parola; V. Mangano; T. Mineo; D. C. Morris; J. A. Nousek; J. P. Osborne; K. L. Page; C. Pagani; J. Racusin; P. Romano; G. Tagliaferri; F. Tamburelli
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HEW simulations and quantification of the microroughness requirements for x-ray telescopes by means of numerical and analytical methods
Author(s): D. Spiga; G. Cusumano; G. Pareschi
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Grazing incidence reflection and scattering of MeV protons
Author(s): Bernd Aschenbach
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Hard x-ray telescope concentrator for astrophysical mission Spectrum-X-Gamma
Author(s): M. Pavlinsky; V. Arefiev; E. Churazov; M. Gilfanov; S. Grigorovich; D. Litvin; I. Lapshov; V. Levin; V. Akimov; N. Semena; A. Tkachenko; A. Vikhlinin; R. Sunyaev; B. D. Ramsey; M. V. Gubarev; R. F. Elsner; S. L. O'Dell; M. C. Weisskopf
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Development status of a Laue lens project for gamma-ray astronomy
Author(s): F. Frontera; G. Loffredo; A. Pisa; L. Milani; F. Nobili; N. Auricchio; V. Carassiti; F. Evangelisti; L. Landi; S. Squerzanti; K. H. Andersen; P. Courtois; L. Amati; E. Caroli; G. Landini; S. Silvestri; J. B. Stephen; J. M. Poulsen; B. Negri; G. Pareschi
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R and D progress on second-generation crystals for Laue lens applications
Author(s): N. Barrière; P. von Ballmoos; P. Bastie; P. Courtois; N. V. Abrosimov; K. Andersen; T. Buslaps; T. Camus; H. Halloin; M. Jentschel; J. Knödlseder; G. Roudil; D. Serre; G. Skinner
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Adaptive lobster-eye hard x-ray telescope with high-angular resolution and wide field of view
Author(s): Victor Grubsky; Michael Gertsenshteyn; Keith Shoemaker; Tomasz Jannson
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Reduction of stress and roughness by reactive sputtering in W/B4C x-ray multilayer films
Author(s): David L. Windt
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Characterization of Pt/C multilayer at 200 keV soft gamma-ray
Author(s): Yasushi Ogasaka; Tomonaga Iwahara; Takuya Miyazawa; Yoshihiro Fukaya; Naoki Sasaki; Keisuke Tamura; Yasufumi Kanou; Hideyo Kunieda; Koujun Yamashita
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Stacked depth-graded multilayer for hard x-rays measured up to 130 keV
Author(s): C. P. Jensen; F. E. Christensen; S. Romaine; R. Bruni; Z. Zhong
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Carbon overcoatings for soft x-ray reflectivity enhancement
Author(s): V. Cotroneo; D. Spiga; M. Barbera; R. Bruni; K. Chen; C. Marcelli; G. Pareschi; S. Romaine; Y. D. Zhao; L. Zheng; Z. Y. Wu
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Comparison of solar spectra from the Hinode extreme-ultraviolet imaging spectrometer (EIS) to preflight calibrations
Author(s): John Seely; Uri Feldman; Charles Brown; George Doschek; H. Hara
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Spectrometer concept and design for X-ray astronomy using a blazed transmission grating
Author(s): Kathryn Flanagan; Minseung Ahn; John Davis; Ralf Heilmann; David Huenemoerder; Alan Levine; Herman Marshall; Gregory Prigozhin; Andrew Rasmussen; George Ricker; Mark Schattenburg; Norbert Schulz; Yong Zhao
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Progress in x-ray optics development with formed glass and Si wafers
Author(s): R. Hudec; L. Pina; V. Semencova; M. Skulinova; A. Inneman; L. Sveda; M. Mika; R. Kacerovsky; J. Prokop; M. Cerny
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Development of lightweight x-ray mirrors for the Constellation-X mission
Author(s): William W. Zhang; Kai-Wing Chan; Theo Hajimichael; John P. Lehan; Scott Owens; Robert Petre; Timo T. Saha; Mikhail V. Gubarev; William D. Jones; Stephen L. O'Dell
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X-ray imaging glass micro-pore optics
Author(s): Maximilien J. Collon; Marco W. Beijersbergen; Kotska Wallace; Marcos Bavdaz; Ray Fairbend; Julien Séguy; Emile Schyns; Michael Krumrey; Michael Freyberg
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Silicon pore optics for astrophysical x-ray missions
Author(s): Maximilien J. Collon; Ramses Günther; Stefan Kraft; Marco W. Beijersbergen; Marcos Bavdaz; Kotska Wallace; Michael Krumrey; Michael Freyberg
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The first light of a single-stage MEMS x-ray optic
Author(s): Masaki Koshiishi; Yuichiro Ezoe; Makoto Mita; Yoshitomo Maeda; Kazuhisa Mitsuda; Masaki Suzuki; Takeyuki Osawa; Akio Hoshino; Yoshitaka Ishisaki; Takayuki Takano; Ryutaro Maeda
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Thin plastic foil X-ray optics with spiral geometry
Author(s): Marco Barbera; Teresa Mineo; Emanuele Perinati; Herbert W. Schnopper; Angelo Taibi
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X-ray imaging and adaptive optics system for a 13.5nm telescope
Author(s): S. Kitamoto; Y. Ohkubo; M. Tsujimoto; T. Ogita; K. Saitoh; M. Morii; K. Sudoh; N. Gotoh; Y. Shishido; T. Shibata; E. Takenaka
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Toward a complete metrologic solution for the mirrors for the Constellation-X Spectroscopy x-ray telescope
Author(s): J. P. Lehan; S. Owens; T. Hadjimichael; M. Hong; K.-W. Chan; T. T. Saha; P. Reid; W. W. Zhang
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Testing of the mirrors for the Constellation-X spectroscopy x-ray telescope with a refractive null
Author(s): J. P. Lehan; T. Hadjimichael; C. Skocik
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Breadboard micro-pore optic development for x-ray imaging
Author(s): Kotska Wallace; Maximilien J. Collon; Marco W. Beijersbergen; Sumant Oemrawsingh; Marcos Bavdaz; Emile Schyns
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An alignment and integration technique for mirror segment pairs on the Constellation-X telescope
Author(s): Theo Hadjimichael; Scott Owens; John Lehan; Larry Olsen; Timo Saha; Tom Wallace; Will Zhang
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Mechanical and thermal analysis of the spectroscopy x-ray telescopes for the Constellation-X mission
Author(s): Kai-Wing Chan; Jeffrey Bolognese; Timo Saha; James Sturm; William Zhang
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A hard x-ray telescope science enhancement package for the Constellation X-Ray mission
Author(s): Brian Ramsey; Paul Gorenstein
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A diffraction limited dual-band x-ray telescope
Author(s): Christoph Braig; Peter Predehl
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SIMBOL-X: the problem of the calibrating a 0.5-80 keV 20m focal length focussing telescope
Author(s): S. Basso; D. Spiga; G. Pareschi; O. Citterio; G. Malaguti; W. Burkert; M. Freyberg
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Optical module HEW simulations for the X-ray telescopes SIMBOL-X, EDGE and XEUS
Author(s): D. Spiga
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Salient features of MACA and CMACA systems and their applications
Author(s): C. Ratnam; S. L. Goud; V. Lakshmana Rao
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Optical constants in the hard x-ray/soft gamma ray range of selected materials for multilayer reflectors
Author(s): C. P. Jensen; S. Romaine; R. Bruni; F. E. Christensen; Z. Zhong
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New fabrication methods of mirror substrate with multistage closed shell for high-throughput x-ray telescope
Author(s): Yuzuru Tawara; Ikuya Sakurai; Tadashi Masuda; Tatsuharu Torii; Kouichi Suzui; Masaki Aoyama; Takuhiko Kondo; Nobuo Mizutani
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Experimental results on slumped glass x-ray mirror segments
Author(s): Monika Vongehr; Peter Friedrich; Heinrich Bräuninger; Werner Lieb; Maria Fürmetz; Alexandra Mazur; Klaus Veit; Peter Ettl; Xavier Laboureux
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Characterization of thin plastic foils for applications in x-ray optics technology
Author(s): Angelo Taibi; Marco Barbera; Giovanni Pareschi; Herbert W. Schnopper; Giorgia Sironi; Renzo Valtolina
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Mounting and alignment of full-shell replicated x-ray optics
Author(s): Mikhail Gubarev; William Arnold; Carl Benson; Thomas Kester; David Lehner; Brian Ramsey; Ryan Upton
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Thermal shielding of the SIMBOL-X mirror assembly
Author(s): A. Collura; P. Attinà; M. Barbera; G. Costa; A. Ferri; G. Pareschi; E. Perinati; F. R. Powell
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A soft x-ray polarimeter designed for broadband x-ray telescopes
Author(s): Herman L. Marshall
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