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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 7437

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

Volume Number: 7437
Date Published: 31 August 2009
Softcover: 61 papers (632) pages
ISBN: 9780819477279

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Front Matter 7437
Author(s): Proceedings of SPIE
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IXO system studies and technology preparation
Author(s): M. Bavdaz; Ph. Gondoin; K. Wallace; T. Oosterbroek; D. Lumb; D. Martin; P. Verhoeve; L. Puig; L. Torres Soto; A. N. Parmar
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Current status of the Astro-H X-ray Telescope system
Author(s): Hisamitsu Awaki; Yasushi Ogasaka; Hideyo Kunieda; Akihiro Furuzawa; Hideyuki Mori; Takuya Miyazawa; Yoshito Haba; Yuzuru Tawara; Koujun Yamashita; Peter Serlemitsos; Yang Soong; Takashi Okajima; Manabu Ishida; Yoshitomo Maeda; Keisuke Tamura; Yoshiharu Namba; Kentaro Uesugi; Yoshio Suzuki; Keiji Ogi; Masayuki Itoh; Tatsuro Kosaka; Hiroshi Tsunemi
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Design and development of the optics system for the NHXM Hard X-ray and Polarimetric Mission
Author(s): Giovanni Pareschi; Gianpiero Tagliaferri; Primo Attinà; Stefano Basso; Giuseppe Borghi; Oberto Citterio; Marta Civitani; Vincenzo Cotroneo; Barbara Negri; Giorgia Sironi; Daniele Spiga; Dervis Vernani; Giuseppe Valsecchi
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The Focusing Optics X-ray Solar Imager (FOXSI)
Author(s): Sam Krucker; Steven Christe; Lindsay Glesener; Steve McBride; Paul Turin; David Glaser; Pascal Saint-Hilaire; Gregory Delory; R. P. Lin; Mikhail Gubarev; Brian Ramsey; Yukikatsu Terada; Shin-nosuke Ishikawa; Motohide Kokubun; Shinya Saito; Tadayuki Takahashi; Shin Watanabe; Kazuhiro Nakazawa; Hiroyasu Tajima; Satoshi Masuda; Takashi Minoshima; Masumi Shomojo
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The Soft X-ray Imager (SXI) on board the EXIST mission
Author(s): G. Tagliaferri; S. Basso; P. Conconi; G. Pareschi; A. Bazzano; P. Caraveo; J. E. Grindlay; L. Natalucci; P. Ubertini; M. Uslenghi; G. Villa
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Preliminary design of the International X-ray Observatory flight mirror assembly
Author(s): Ryan S. McClelland; Timoth M. Carnahan; Michael K. Choi; David W. Robinson; Timo T. Saha
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The design, manufacture and predicted performance of Kirkpatrick-Baez silicon stacks for the International X-ray Observatory or similar applications
Author(s): Richard Willingale; Frank H. P. Spaan
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NuSTAR hard x-ray optics design and performance
Author(s): Jason E. Koglin; HongJun An; Kenneth L. Blaedel; Nicolai F. Brejnholt; Finn E. Christensen; William W. Craig; Todd A. Decker; Charles J. Hailey; Layton C. Hale; Fiona A. Harrison; Carsten P. Jensen; Kristin K. Madsen; Kaya Mori; Michael J. Pivovaroff; Gordon Tajiri; William W. Zhang
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Design optimization and trade-off study of WFXT optics
Author(s): Paolo Conconi; Giovanni Pareschi; Sergio Campana; Oberto Citterio; Marta Civitani; Vincenzo Cotroneo; Laura Proserpio; Gianpiero Tagliaferri; Giancarlo Parodi
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Optimization of detectors positioning with respect to flying dynamics for future formation flight missions
Author(s): Marta Civitani; Sophie Djalal; Remi Chipaux
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Development of a critical-angle transmission grating spectrometer for the International X-Ray Observatory
Author(s): Ralf K. Heilmann; Minseung Ahn; Marshall W. Bautz; Richard Foster; David P. Huenemoerder; Herman L. Marshall; Pran Mukherjee; Mark L. Schattenburg; Norbert S. Schulz; Matthew Smith
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Off-plane grating spectrometer for the International X-ray Observatory
Author(s): Randall L. McEntaffer; Neil J. Murray; Andrew Holland; Charles Lillie; Suzanne Casement; Dean Dailey; Tim Johnson; Webster C. Cash; Phillip H. Oakley; Ted Schultz; David N. Burrows
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The EXOS sounding rocket payload
Author(s): Phil Oakley; Webster Cash; Randy McEntaffer; Ann Shipley; Ted Schultz
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X-ray and gamma-ray focusing and interferometry
Author(s): Gerald K. Skinner
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Soft gamma-ray optics: new Laue lens design and performance estimates
Author(s): Nicolas M. Barrière; Lorenzo Natalucci; Nikolay Abrosimov; Peter von Ballmoos; Pierre Bastie; Pierre Courtois; Michael Jentschel; Jürgen Knödlseder; Julien Rousselle; Pietro Ubertini
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High-Z crystals for gamma-ray optics
Author(s): J. Rousselle; P. von Ballmoos; N. Barrière; N. V. Abrosimov; P. Bastie; G. Bonnetto; T. Camus; P. Courtois; M. Jentschel; E. Lecomte; E. Rivière; G. Roudil
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New results on focusing of gamma-rays with Laue lenses
Author(s): F. Ferrari; F. Frontera; G. Loffredo; E. Virgilli; C. Guidorzi; V. Carassiti; F. Evangelisti; L. Landi; S. Chiozzi; S. Squerzanti; E. Caroli; J. B. Stephen; F. Schiavone; A. Basili; K. H. Andersen; P. Courtois
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Manufacture of mirror glass substrates for the NuSTAR mission
Author(s): William W. Zhang
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Hot slumping glass technology and integration process to manufacture a grazing incidence scaled prototype for the IXO telescope modules
Author(s): M. Ghigo; S. Basso; R. Canestrari; P. Conconi; O. Citterio; M. Civitani; E. Dell'Orto; D. Gallieni; G. Pareschi; G. Parodi; L. Proserpio; D. Spiga
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Mirror technology development for the International X-ray Observatory mission
Author(s): W. W. Zhang; M. Atanassova; P. Augustin; P. N. Blake; G. Byron; T. Carnahan; K. W. Chan; C. Fleetwood; C. He; M. D. Hill; M. Hong; L. Kolos; J. P. Lehan; J. R. Mazzarella; R. McClelland; L. Olsen; R. Petre; D. Robinson; R. Russell; T. T. Saha; M. Sharpe; M. V. Gubarev; W. D. Jones; S. L. O'Dell; W. Davis; D. R. Caldwell; M. Freeman; W. A. Podgorski; P. B. Reid
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Progress toward a complete metrology set for the International X-ray Observatory (IXO) soft x-ray mirrors
Author(s): J. P. Lehan; M. Atanossova; K.-W. Chan; T. Hadjimichael; T. T. Saha; M. Hong; W. W. Zhang; P. Blake
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Advanced x-ray optics with Si wafers and slumped glass
Author(s): R. Hudec; V. Marsikova; M. Mika; J. Sik; M. Lorenc; L. Pina; A. Inneman; M. Skulinova
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Silicon pore optics development
Author(s): Kotska Wallace; Marcos Bavdaz; Philippe Gondoin; Maximilien J. Collon; Ramses Günther; Marcelo Ackermann; Marco W. Beijersbergen; Mark Olde Riekerink; Marko Blom; Bob Lansdorp; Lennart de Vreede
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Production of silicon mirror plates
Author(s): Marinus B. Olde Riekerink; Bob Lansdorp; Lennart J. de Vreede; Marko T. Blom; Ronny van't Oever; Marcelo D. Ackermann; Maximilien J. Collon; Kotska Wallace; Marcos Bavdaz
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Technologies for manufacturing of high angular resolution multilayer coated optics for future new hard x-ray missions: a status report
Author(s): G. Borghi; D. Vernani; E. Marchi Boscolo; O. Citterio; G. Grisoni; J. Kools; F. Marioni; A. Orlandi; A. Ritucci; M. Rossi; G. Salmaso; G. Valsecchi; S. Basso; G. Pareschi; D. Spiga; G. Tagliaferri; B. Negri
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Performance of supersmooth x-ray mandrels for new hard x-ray missions
Author(s): D. Vernani; G. Borghi; O. Citterio; S. Moretti; A. Ritucci; G. Sironi; M. Riva; S. Basso; G. Pareschi; G. Tagliaferri; B. Negri
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Mandrel replication for hard x-ray optics using titanium nitride
Author(s): S. Romaine; J. Boike; R. Bruni; D. Engelhaupt; P. Gorenstein; M. Gubarev; B. Ramsey
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Techniques for the manufacturing of stiff and lightweight optical mirror panels based on slumping of glass sheets: concepts and results
Author(s): R. Canestrari; M. Ghigo; G. Pareschi; S. Basso; G. Motta; M. Doro; E. Giro; L. Lessio
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Mirror development for CTA
Author(s): A. Förster; M. Doro; P. Brun; R. Canestrari; P. Chadwick; L. Font; M. Ghigo; E. Lorenz; M. Mariotti; J. Michalowski; J. Niemiec; G. Pareschi; B. Peyaud; K. Seweryn
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Coating of silicon pore optics
Author(s): C. P. Jensen; M. Ackermann; F. E. Christensen; M. J. Collon; M. Krumrey
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SiC/Al multilayers for normal incidence EUV applications
Author(s): David L. Windt; Jeffrey A. Bellotti
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Depth-graded Co/C multilayers prepared by reactive sputtering
Author(s): Jeffrey A. Bellotti; David L. Windt
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Optimizations of Pt/SiC and W/Si multilayers for the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array
Author(s): Kristin K. Madsen; Fiona A. Harrison; Peter H. Mao; Finn E. Christensen; Carsten P. Jensen; Nicolai Brejnholt; Jason Koglin; Michael J. Pivovaroff
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Optimization of the reflecting coatings for the new hard x-ray mission
Author(s): V. Cotroneo; G. Pareschi; D. Spiga; G. Tagliaferri
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Stacking of silicon pore optics for IXO
Author(s): Maximilien J. Collon; Ramses Günther; Marcelo Ackermann; Rakesh Partapsing; Chris Kelly; Marco W. Beijersbergen; Marcos Bavdaz; Kotska Wallace; Mark Olde Riekerink; Peter Mueller; Michael Krumrey
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Optical bench elements (petals) for IXO
Author(s): Dirk Kampf; Markus Erhard; Marcos Bavdaz; Kotska Wallace; Philippe Gondoin; Maximilien J. Collon
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The problems concerning the integration of very thin mirror shells
Author(s): S. Basso; O. Citterio; F. Mazzoleni; G. Pareschi; G. Tagliaferri; R. Valtolina; P. Conconi; G. Parodi
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An approach for alignment, mounting, and integration of IXO mirror segments
Author(s): Kai-Wing Chan; William Zhang; Timo Saha; David Robinson; Lawrence Olsen; Ryan McClelland; James Mazzarella; Lawrence Lozipone; John Lehan; Melinda Hong; Charles Fleetwood; Tyler Evans; Glenn Byron; Jacob Larimore
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Progress on the active alignment system for the IXO mirrors
Author(s): Mark D. Freeman; Paul B. Reid; William Podgorski; David Caldwell
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Generation-X mirror technology development plan and the development of adjustable x-ray optics
Author(s): Paul B. Reid; William Davis; Stephen O'Dell; Daniel A. Schwartz; Susan Tolier-McKinstry; Rudeger H. T. Wilke; William Zhang
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First results from the testing of the thin shell adaptive optic prototype for high angular resolution x-ray telescopes
Author(s): Charlotte Feldman; Richard Willingale; Carolyn Atkins; David Brooks; Tim Button; Peter Doel; Ady James; Daniel Rodriguez Sanmartin; Andy Smith; Craig Theobald; Samantha Thompson; Hongchang Wang; Dou Zhang
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Advances in active x-ray telescope technologies
Author(s): Carolyn Atkins; Peter Doel; David Brooks; Samantha Thompson; Charlotte Feldman; Richard Willingale; Tim Button; Daniel Rodriguez Sanmartin; Dou Zhang; Ady James; Craig Theobald; Andrew D. Smith; Hongchang Wang
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EUV imaging experiment of an adaptive optics telescope
Author(s): S. Kitamoto; T. Shibata; E. Takenaka; M. Yoshida; H. Murakami; Y. Shishido; N. Gotoh; K. Nagasaki; D. Takei; M. Morii
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Evaluation of epoxy for use on NuSTAR optics
Author(s): HongJun An; Finn E. Christensen; Melania Doll; Charles J. Hailey; Carsten P. Jensen; Jason E. Koglin; Kaya Mori; Gordon Tajiri
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Simulation of the Simbol-X telescope: imaging performance of a deformable x-ray telescope
Author(s): Maxime Chauvin; Jean-Pierre Roques
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Analysis of the relative movement between mirrors and detectors for the next generation x-ray telescopes
Author(s): Marta Civitani
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Surface smoothness requirements for the mirrors of the IXO x-ray telescope
Author(s): D. Spiga; G. Pareschi
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Performance prediction and measurement of silicon pore optics
Author(s): Marcelo D. Ackermann; Maximilien J. Collon; Ramses Guenther; Rakesh Partapsing; Giuseppe Vacanti; Ernst-Jan Buis; Michael Krumrey; Peter Müller; Marco W. Beijersbergen; Marcos Bavdaz; Kotska Wallace
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Performance of the demonstration model of DIOS FXT
Author(s): Yuzuru Tawara; Ikuya Sakurai; Tadashi Masuda; Tatsuharu Torii; Kohji Matsushita; Brian D. Ramsey
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The current status of ASTRO-H/HXT development facility
Author(s): Akihiro Furuzawa; Yasushi Ogasaka; Hideyo Kunieda; Takuya Miyazawa; Masato Sakai; Yosuke Kinoshita; Youta Makinae; Shiori Sasaya; Yasufumi Kanou; Daisuke Niki; Takuya Ohgi; Nodoka Oishi; Koudai Yamane; Nobuyuki Yamane; Yosuke Ishida; Yoshito Haba; Yuzuru Tawara; Koujun Yamashita; Manabu Ishida; Yoshitomo Maeda; Hideyuki Mori; Keisuke Tamura; Hisamitsu Awaki; Takashi Okajima
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On the design of wide-field x-ray telescopes
Author(s): Ronald F. Elsner; Stephen L. O'Dell; Brian D. Ramsey; Martin C. Weisskopf
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A stainless-steel mandrel for slumping glass x-ray mirrors
Author(s): Mikhail V. Gubarev; Stephen L. O'Dell; William D. Jones; Thomas J. Kester; Charles W. Griffith; William W. Zhang; Timo T. Saha; Kai-Wing Chan
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Alternative materials in view of new light weight x-ray optics
Author(s): M. Skulinova; R. Hudec; J. Sik; M. Lorenc; L. Pina; V. Semencova
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Hard x-ray reflectivity measurement of broad-band multilayer samples
Author(s): V. Cotroneo; R. Bruni; P. Gorenstein; G. Pareschi; S. Romaine; D. Spiga; Z. Zhong
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Development of differential deposition technique for figure corrections in grazing incidence x-ray optics
Author(s): Kiranmayee Kilaru; Brian D. Ramsey; Mikhail V. Gubarev
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Space environment experiments of SiC/Mg multilayer for astronomical observation
Author(s): Jingtao Zhu; Haochuan Li; Liang Bai; Qiushi Huang; Moyan Tan; Li Jiang; Zhong Zhang; Lei Li; Hunjun Zhou; Tonglin Huo; Xiaoqiang Wang; Jing Xu; Zhanshan Wang; Lingyan Chen
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Recent results from hard x-ray telescope characterization at SPring-8
Author(s): Takuya Miyazawa; Yasushi Ogasaka; Tomonaga Iwahara; Yasufumi Kanou; Youta Makinae; Shiori Sasaya; Takuya Ohgi; Kenji Matsuda; Michito Sakai; Daisuke Niki; Yousuke Ishida; Koudai Yamane; Akihiro Furuzawa; Yoshito Haba; Hideyo Kunieda; Koujun Yamashita; Kentaro Uesugi; Yoshio Suzuki; Keisuke Tamura; Yoshitomo Maeda; Manabu Ishida; Takashi Okajima
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Imaging performance and test of extreme ultraviolet telescope
Author(s): Lin Yang; Tiangang Cui; Bo Chen
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Development of a computer-controlled polishing process for x-ray optics
Author(s): Gufran S. Khan; Mikhail Gubarev; William Arnold; Brian Ramsey
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Spectrum-RG astrophysical project
Author(s): M. Pavlinsky; R. Sunyaev; E. Churazov; A. Vikhlinin; S. Sazonov; M. Revnivtsev; V. Arefiev; I. Lapshov; V. Akimov; V. Levin; M. Buntov; N. Semena; S. Grigorovich; V. Babyshkin; P. Predehl; G. Hasinger; H. Böhringer; J. Schmitt; A. Santangelo; A. Schwope; J. Wilms
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Thin gold layer in Ni electroforming process: optical surface characterization
Author(s): G. Sironi; D. Spiga; G. Pareschi; N. Missaglia; L. Paganini
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