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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 7732

Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2010: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray
Editor(s): Monique Arnaud; Stephen S. Murray; Tadayuki Takahashi
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 7732
Date Published: 29 July 2010
Softcover: 152 papers (1642) pages
ISBN: 9780819482228

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Front Matter: Volume 7732
Author(s): Proceedings of SPIE
Fabrication of FORTIS
Author(s): Stephan R. McCandliss; Brian Fleming; Mary Elizabeth Kaiser; Jeffrey Kruk; Paul D. Feldman; Alexander S. Kutyrev; Mary J. Li; Phillip A. Goodwin; David Rapchun; Eric Lyness; Ari D. Brown; Harvey Moseley; Oswald Siegmund; John Vallerga
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Large-format high-spatial resolution cross-strip readout MCP detectors for UV astronomy
Author(s): John Vallerga; Rick Raffanti; Anton Tremsin; Oswald Siegmund; Jason McPhate; Gary Varner
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FIREBALL: the Faint Intergalactic medium Redshifted Emission Balloon: overview and first science flight results
Author(s): Bruno Milliard; D. Christopher Martin; David Schiminovich; Jean Evrard; Matt Matuszewski; Shahinur Rahman; Sarah Tuttle; Ryan McLean; Jean-Michel Deharveng; Frederi Mirc; Robert Grange; Robert Chave
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Colorado High-resolution Echelle Stellar Spectrograph (CHESS)
Author(s): Matthew Beasley; Eric Burgh; Kevin France
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The Diffuse Interstellar Cloud Experiment (DICE): integration and first-look data
Author(s): Eric Schindhelm; Eric Burgh; Robert Kane; Brennan Gantner; Sarah LeVine; Matthew Beasley; James Green
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X-ray telescope design and technology: what the future holds
Author(s): Richard Willingale
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Foil x-ray mirrors for astronomical observations: still an evolving technology
Author(s): Peter J. Serlemitsos; Yang Soong; Takashi Okajima; Devin J. Hahne
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Light weight optics made by glass thermal forming for future x-ray telescopes
Author(s): Anita Winter; Monika Vongehr; Peter Friedrich
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Hot slumping glass technology for the grazing incidence optics of future missions with particular reference to IXO
Author(s): M. Ghigo; S. Basso; M. Bavdaz; P. Conconi; O. Citterio; M. Civitani; P. Friedrich; D. Gallieni; B. Guldimann; F. Martelli; R. Negri; G. Pagano; G. Pareschi; G. Parodi; L. Proserpio; B. Salmaso; F. Scaglione; D. Spiga; G. Tagliaferri; L. Terzi; M. Tintori; M. Vongehr; E. Wille; A. Winter; A. Zambra
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Design and development of thin quartz glass WFXT polynomial mirror shells by direct polishing
Author(s): L. Proserpio; S. Campana; O. Citterio; M. Civitani; H. Combrinck; P. Conconi; V. Cotroneo; R. Freeman; P. Langstrof; E. Mattaini; R. Morton; B. Oberle; G. Pareschi; G. Parodi; C. Pels; C. Schenk; R. Stock; G. Tagliaferri
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On understanding the figures of merit for detection and measurement of x-ray polarization
Author(s): Martin C. Weisskopf; Ronald F. Elsner; Stephen L. O'Dell
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Broadband soft x-ray polarimetry
Author(s): Herman L. Marshall; Ralf K. Heilmann; Norbert S. Schulz; Kendrah D. Murphy
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Hard x-ray polarimetry with HX-POL
Author(s): Alfred B. Garson; Kuen Lee; Jerrad Martin; Matthias Beilicke; Eric Wulf; Elena Novikova; Henric S. Krawczynski
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The building of Fermi-LAT
Author(s): W. Neil Johnson
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The tracker of the Fermi Large Area Telescope
Author(s): J. Bregeon; L. Baldini
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The calorimeter of the Fermi Large Area Telescope
Author(s): J. Eric Grove; W. Neil Johnson
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The origin of the elements as seen through supernova remnants
Author(s): Anne Decourchelle
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First light of SWAP on-board PROBA2
Author(s): Jean-Philippe Halain; David Berghmans; Jean-Marc Defise; Etienne Renotte; Tanguy Thibert; Emmanuel Mazy; Pierre Rochus; Bogdan Nicula; Anik De Groof; Dan Seaton; Udo Schühle
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Development of double-sided silicon strip detectors for solar hard x-ray observation
Author(s): Shinya Saito; Shin-nosuke Ishikawa; Shin Watanabe; Hirokazu Odaka; Soichiro Sugimoto; Taro Fukuyama; Motohide Kokubun; Tadayuki Takahashi; Yukikatsu Terada; Hiroyasu Tajima; Takaaki Tanaka; Säm Krucker; Steven Christe; Steve McBride; Lindsay Glesener
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The technical challenges of the Solar-Orbiter EUI instrument
Author(s): Jean-Philippe Halain; Pierre Rochus; Thierry Appourchaux; David Berghmans; Louise Harra; Udo Schühle; Frédéric Auchère; Andrei Zhukov; Etienne Renotte; Jean-Marc Defise; Laurence Rossi; Karl Fleury-Frenette; Lionel Jacques; Jean-François Hochedez; Ali Ben Moussa
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The Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR)
Author(s): Fiona A. Harrison; Steve Boggs; Finn Christensen; William Craig; Charles Hailey; Daniel Stern; William Zhang; Lorella Angelini; Hongjun An; Varun Bhalerao; Nicolai Brejnholt; Lynn Cominsky; W. Rick Cook; Melania Doll; Paolo Giommi; Brian Grefenstette; Allan Hornstrup; Vicky Kaspi; Yunjin Kim; Takeo Kitaguchi; Jason Koglin; Carl Christian Liebe; Greg Madejski; Kristin Kruse Madsen; Peter Mao; David Meier; Hiromasa Miyasaka; Kaya Mori; Matteo Perri; Michael Pivovaroff; Simonetta Puccetti; Vikram Rana; Andreas Zoglauer
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The Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR): optics overview and current status
Author(s): Charles J. Hailey; HongJun An; Kenneth L. Blaedel; Nicolai F. Brejnholt; Finn E. Christensen; William W. Craig; Todd A. Decker; Melanie Doll; Jeff Gum; Jason E. Koglin; Carsten P. Jensen; Layton Hale; Kaya Mori; Michael J. Pivovaroff; Marton Sharpe; Marcela Stern; Gordon Tajiri; William W. Zhang
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eROSITA on SRG
Author(s): Peter Predehl; Robert Andritschke; Hans Böhringer; Walter Bornemann; Heinrich Bräuninger; Herman Brunner; Marcella Brusa; Wolfgang Burkert; Vadim Burwitz; Nico Cappelluti; Evgeniy Churazov; Konrad Dennerl; Josef Eder; Johannes Elbs; Michael Freyberg; Peter Friedrich; Maria Fürmetz; Roland Gaida; Olaf Hälker; Gisela Hartner; Günther Hasinger; Sven Hermann; Heinrich Huber; Eckhard Kendziorra; Andreas von Kienlin; Walter Kink; Ingo Kreykenbohm; Georg Lamer; Igor Lapchov; K. Lehmann; Norbert Meidinger; Benjamin Mican; Joseph Mohr; Martin Mühlegger; Siegfried Müller; Kirpal Nandra; Mikhail Pavlinsky; Elmar Pfeffermann; Thomas Reiprich; Jan Robrade; Christian Rohé; Andrea Santangelo; Gabriele Schächner; Thomas Schanz; Christian Schmid; Jürgen Schmitt; Reiner Schreib; Fritz Schrey; Axel Schwope; Matthias Steinmetz; Lothar Strüder; Rashid Sunyaev; Chris Tenzer; Lars Tiedemann; Monika Vongehr; Jörn Wilms
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The Gravity and Extreme Magnetism Small Explorer
Author(s): Keith Jahoda
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The GEMS photoelectric x-ray polarimeters
Author(s): J. K. Black; P. Deines-Jones; J. E. Hill; T. Iwahashi; K. Jahoda; P. Kaaret; T. R. Kallman; C. J. Martoff; Z. Prieskorn; J. Swank; T. Tamagawa
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Early results of MAXI (Monitor of All-sky X-ray Image) on ISS
Author(s): M. Matsuoka; T. Mihara; M. Sugizaki; M. Suzuki; Y. E. Nakagawa; T. Yamamoto; T. Sootome; K. Kawasaki; S. Ueno; H. Tomida; M. Kohama; M. Ishikawa; Y. Adachi; Y. Itamoto; Y. Kobayashi; H. Katayama; N. Kawai; M. Morii; K. Sugimori; H. Tsunemi; M. Kimura; A. Yoshida; K. Yamaoka; S. Nakahira; H. Negoro; H. Ozawa; F. Suwa; M. Nakajima; Y. Ueda; N. Isobe; S. Eguchi; K. Hiroi; K. Ebisawa; A. Daikyuji; M. Yamauchi; A. Uzawa; T. Matsumura; K. Yamazaki; Y. Tsuboi
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The ASTRO-H Mission
Author(s): Tadayuki Takahashi; Kazuhisa Mitsuda; Richard Kelley; Felix Aharonian; Fumie Akimoto; Steve Allen; Naohisa Anabuki; Lorella Angelini; Keith Arnaud; Hisamitsu Awaki; Aya Bamba; Nobutaka Bando; Mark Bautz; Roger Blandford; Kevin Boyce; Greg Brown; Mara Chernyakova; Paolo Coppi; Elisa Costantini; Jean Cottam; John Crow; Jelle de Plaa; Cor de Vries; Jan-Willem den Herder; Michael DiPirro; Chris Done; Tadayasu Dotani; Ken Ebisawa; Teruaki Enoto; Yuichiro Ezoe; Andrew Fabian; Ryuichi Fujimoto; Yasushi Fukazawa; Stefan Funk; Akihiro Furuzawa; Massimiliano Galeazzi; Poshak Gandhi; Keith Gendreau; Kirk Gilmore; Yoshito Haba; Kenji Hamaguchi; Isamu Hatsukade; Kiyoshi Hayashida; Junko Hiraga; Kazuyuki Hirose; Ann Hornschemeier; John Hughes; Una Hwang; Ryo Iizuka; Kazunori Ishibashi; Manabu Ishida; Kosei Ishimura; Yoshitaka Ishisaki; Naoki Isobe; Masayuki Ito; Naoko Iwata; Jelle Kaastra; Tim Kallman; Tuneyoshi Kamae; Hideaki Katagiri; Jun Kataoka; Satoru Katsuda; Madoka Kawaharada; Nobuyuki Kawai; Shigeo Kawasaki; Dmitry Khangaluyan; Caroline Kilbourne; Kenzo Kinugasa; Shunji Kitamoto; Tetsu Kitayama; Takayoshi Kohmura; Motohide Kokubun; Tatsuro Kosaka; Taro Kotani; Katsuji Koyama; Aya Kubota; Hideyo Kunieda; Philippe Laurent; Francois Lebrun; Olivier Limousin; Michael Loewenstein; Knox Long; Grzegorz Madejski; Yoshitomo Maeda; Kazuo Makishima; Maxim Markevitch; Hironori Matsumoto; Kyoko Matsushita; Dan McCammon; Jon Miller; Shin Mineshige; Kenji Minesugi; Takuya Miyazawa; Tsunefumi Mizuno; Koji Mori; Hideyuki Mori; Koji Mukai; Hiroshi Murakami; Toshio Murakami; Richard Mushotzky; Yujin Nakagawa; Takao Nakagawa; Hiroshi Nakajima; Takeshi Nakamori; Kazuhiro Nakazawa; Yoshiharu Namba; Masaharu Nomachi; Stephen O'Dell; Hiroyuki Ogawa; Mina Ogawa; Keiji Ogi; Takaya Ohashi; Masanori Ohno; Masayuki Ohta; Takashi Okajima; Naomi Ota; Masanobu Ozaki; Frederik Paerels; Stéphane Paltani; Arvind Parmar; Robert Petre; Martin Pohl; S. Porter; Brian Ramsey; Christopher Reynolds; Shin-ichiro Sakai; Rita Sambruna; Goro Sato; Yoichi Sato; Peter Serlemitsos; Maki Shida; Takanobu Shimada; Keisuke Shinozaki; Peter Shirron; Randall Smith; Gary Sneiderman; Yang Soong; Lukasz Stawarz; Hiroyuki Sugita; Andrew Szymkowiak; Hiroyasu Tajima; Hiromitsu Takahashi; Yoh Takei; Tohru Tamagawa; Takayuki Tamura; Keisuke Tamura; Takaaki Tanaka; Yasayuki Tanaka; Yasuo Tanaka; Makoto Tashiro; Yuzuru Tawara; Yukikatsu Terada; Yuichi Terashima; Francesco Tombesi; Hiroshi Tomida; Miyako Tozuka; Yohko Tsuboi; Masahiro Tsujimoto; Hiroshi Tsunemi; Takeshi Tsuru; Hiroyuki Uchida; Yasunobu Uchiyama; Hideki Uchiyama; Yoshihiro Ueda; Shinichiro Uno; Meg Urry; Shin Watanabe; Nicholas White; Takahiro Yamada; Hiroya Yamaguchi; Kazutaka Yamaoka; Noriko Yamasaki; Makoto Yamauchi; Shigeo Yamauchi; Yoichi Yatsu; Daisuke Yonetoku; Atsumasa Yoshida
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Soft x-ray imager (SXI) onboard ASTRO-H
Author(s): Hiroshi Tsunemi; Kiyoshi Hayashida; Takeshi Go Tsuru; Tadayasu Dotani; Junko S. Hiraga; Naohisa Anabuki; Aya Bamba; Isamu Hatsukade; Takayoshi Kohmura; Koji Mori; Hiroshi Murakami; Hiroshi Nakajima; Masanobu Ozaki; Hiroyuki Uchida; Makoto Yamauchi
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The high-resolution x-ray microcalorimeter spectrometer system for the SXS on ASTRO-H
Author(s): Kazuhisa Mitsuda; Richard L. Kelley; Kevin R. Boyce; Gregory V. Brown; Elisa Costantini; Michael J. DiPirro; Yuichiro Ezoe; Ryuichi Fujimoto; Keith C. Gendreau; Jan-Willem den Herder; Akio Hoshino; Yoshitaka Ishisaki; Caroline A. Kilbourne; Shunji Kitamoto; Dan McCammon; Masahide Murakami; Hiroshi Murakami; Mina Ogawa; Takaya Ohashi; Atsushi Okamoto; Stéphane Paltani; Martin Pohl; F. Scott Porter; Yoichi Sato; Keisuke Shinozaki; Peter J. Shirron; Gary A. Sneiderman; Hiroyuki Sugita; Andrew Szymkowiak; Yoh Takei; Toru Tamagawa; Makoto Tashiro; Yukikatsu Terada; Masahiro Tsujimoto; Cor de Vries; Hiroya Yamaguchi; Noriko Y. Yamasaki
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Design of a 3-stage ADR for the soft x-ray spectrometer instrument on the ASTRO-H mission
Author(s): Peter J. Shirron; Mark O. Kimball; Donald C. Wegel; Edgar R. Canavan; Michael J. DiPirro
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Filters and calibration sources for the soft x-ray spectrometer (SXS) instrument on ASTRO-H
Author(s): C. P. de Vries; J. W. den Herder; E. Costantini; H. Aarts; P. Lowes; J. S. Kaastra; R. Kelley; K. Gendreau; Z. Arzoumanian; R. Koenecke; D. Haas; S. Paltani; K. Mitsuda; N. Y. Yamasaki
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Hard x-ray telescope to be onboard ASTRO-H
Author(s): Hideyo Kunieda; Hisamitsu Awaki; Akihiro Furuzawa; Yoshito Haba; Ryo Iizuka; Kazunori Ishibashi; Manabu Ishida; Masayuki Itoh; Tatsuro Kosaka; Yoshitomo Maeda; Hironori Matsumoto; Takuya Miyazawa; Hideyuki Mori; Yoshiharu Namba; Yasushi Ogasaka; Keiji Ogi; Takashi Okajima; Yoshio Suzuki; Keisuke Tamura; Yuzuru Tawara; Kentato Uesugi; Koujun Yamashita; Shigeo Yamauchi
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Hard x-ray imager (HXI) for the ASTRO-H Mission
Author(s): Motohide Kokubun; Kazuhiro Nakazawa; Teruaki Enoto; Yasushi Fukazawa; Kirk Gilmore; Jun Kataoka; Madoka Kawaharada; Philippe Laurent; Francois Lebrun; Olivier Limousin; Kazuo Makishima; Tsunefumi Mizuno; Kunishiro Mori; Takeshi Nakamori; Masanori Ohno; Masayuki Ohta; Goro Sato; Hiroyasu Tajima; Hiromitsu Takahashi; Tadayuki Takahashi; Takaaki Tanaka; Yukikatsu Terada; Hideki Uchiyama; Yasunobu Uchiyama; Shin Watanabe; Yoichi Yatsu; Kazutaka Yamaoka
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Soft gamma-ray detector for the ASTRO-H Mission
Author(s): Hiroyasu Tajima; Roger Blandford; Teruaki Enoto; Yasushi Fukazawa; Kirk Gilmore; Tuneyoshi Kamae; Jun Kataoka; Madoka Kawaharada; Motohide Kokubun; Philippe Laurent; Francois Lebrun; Olivier Limousin; Greg Madejski; Kazuo Makishima; Tsunefumi Mizuno; Kazuhiro Nakazawa; Masanori Ohno; Masayuki Ohta; Goro Sato; Rie Sato; Hiromitsu Takahashi; Tadayuki Takahashi; Takaaki Tanaka; Makoto Tashiro; Yukikatsu Terada; Yasunobu Uchiyama; Shin Watanabe; Kazutaka Yamaoka; Daisuke Yonetoku
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NHXM: a New Hard X-ray imaging and polarimetric Mission
Author(s): Gianpiero Tagliaferri; Andrea Argan; Ronaldo Bellazzini; Jay Bookbinder; Osvaldo Catalano; Elisabetta Cavazzuti; Enrico Costa; Giancarlo Cusumano; Fabrizio Fiore; Carlo Fiorini; Paolo Giommi; Giuseppe Malaguti; Giorgio Matt; Sandro Mereghetti; Giuseppina Micela; Stephen Murray; Barbara Negri; Giovanni Pareschi; Giuseppe Perola; Suzanne Romaine; Gabriele Villa
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The optics system of the New Hard X-ray Mission: design and development
Author(s): Stefano Basso; Giovanni Pareschi; Oberto Citterio; Daniele Spiga; Gianpiero Tagliaferri; Marta Civitani; Lorenzo Raimondi; Giorgia Sironi; Vincenzo Cotroneo; Barbara Negri; Giancarlo Parodi; Francesco Martelli; Giuseppe Borghi; Alessandro Orlandi; Dervis Vernani; Giuseppe Valsecchi; Riccardo Binda; Suzanne Romaine; Paul Gorenstein; Primo Attinà
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The NHXM spectral-imaging cameras
Author(s): O. Catalano; A. Argan; R. Bellazzini; A. Brez; E. Costa; C. Fiorini; G. Malaguti; G. Pareschi; G. Tagliaferri; M. Uslenghi
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A set of x-ray polarimeters for the New Hard X-ray Imaging and Polarimetric Mission
Author(s): Paolo Soffitta; Enrico Costa; Fabio Muleri; Riccardo Campana; Ettore Del Monte; Sergio Di Cosimo; Yuri Evangelista; Sergio Fabiani; Marco Feroci; Francesco Lazzarotto; Alda Rubini; Ronaldo Bellazzini; Alessandro Brez; Massimo Minuti; Nicola Omodei; Michele Pinchera; Massimiliano Razzano; Carmelo Sgrò; Gloria Spandre; Andrea Argan; Giorgio Matt
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An overview of the IXO Observatory
Author(s): Jay Bookbinder
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ESA assessment study activities on the International X-ray Observatory
Author(s): N. Rando; D. Martin; D. Lumb; P. Verhoeve; T. Oosterbroek; L. Puig; G. Saavedra; M. Linder; L. Scolamiero; T. Voirin; C. Damasio; D. de Wilde; M. Landgraf; P. Gondoin; M. Bavdaz
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Payload study activities on the International X-ray Observatory
Author(s): D. Martin; N. Rando; D. Lumb; P. Verhoeve; T. Oosterbroek; L. Puig; G. Saavedra; M. Bavdaz; P. Gondoin
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ESA optics technology preparation for IXO
Author(s): M. Bavdaz; E. Wille; K. Wallace; B. Guldimann; D. Lumb; D. Martin; N. Rando
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Silicon pore x-ray optics for IXO
Author(s): Maximilien J. Collon; Ramses Günther; Marcelo Ackermann; Rakesh Partapsing; Giuseppe Vacanti; Marco W. Beijersbergen; Marcos Bavdaz; Eric Wille; Kotska Wallace; Mark Olde Riekerink; Bob Lansdorp; Lennart de Vrede; Coen van Baren; Peter Müller; Michael Krumrey; Michael Freyberg
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Mirror technology development for the International X-ray Observatory mission (IXO)
Author(s): W. W. Zhang; M. Atanassova; M. Biskach; P. N. Blake; G. Byron; K. W. Chan; T. Evans; C. Fleetwood; M. Hill; M. Hong; L. Jalota; L. Kolos; J. M. Mazzarella; R. McClelland; L. Olsen; R. Petre; D. Robinson; T. T. Saha; M. Sharpe; M. V. Gubarev; W. D. Jones; T. Kester; S. L. O'Dell; D. Caldwell; W. Davis; M. Freeman; W. Podgorski; P. B. Reid; S. Romaine
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The x-ray microcalorimeter spectrometer onboard of IXO
Author(s): J. W. den Herder; R. L. Kelley; K. Mitsuda; L. Piro; S. R. Bandler; P. Bastia; K. R. Boyce; M. Bruin; J. A. Chervenak; L. Colasanti; W. B. Doriese; M. DiPirro; M. E. Eckart; Y. Ezoe; E. Figueroa-Feliciano; L. Ferrari; R. Fujimoto; F. Gatti; K. C. Gendreau; L. Gottardi; R. den Hartog; G. C. Hilton; H. Hoevers; K. D. Irwin; Y. Ishisaki; A. Kashani; C. A. Kilbourne; P. de Korte; J. van der Kuur; C. Macculi; T. Mineo; J. H. Nieland; T. Ohashi; S. Paltani; E. Perinati; F. S. Porter; P. J. Shirron; S. J. Smith; Y. Takei; M. Tashiro; G. Torrioli; M. Tsujimoto; H. van Weers; N. Y. Yamasaki
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The wide-field imager for IXO: status and future activities
Author(s): Lothar Strüder; Florian Aschauer; Mark Bautz; Luca Bombelli; David Burrows; Carlo Fiorini; George Fraser; Sven Herrmann; Eckhard Kendziorra; Markus Kuster; Thomas Lauf; Peter Lechner; Gerhard Lutz; Petra Majewski; Aline Meuris; Matteo Porro; Jonas Reiffers; Rainer Richter; Andrea Santangelo; Heike Soltau; Alexander Stefanescu; Chris Tenzer; Johannes Treis; Hiroshi Tsunemi; Giulio de Vita; Jörn Wilms
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Critical-angle transmission grating spectrometer for high-resolution soft x-ray spectroscopy on the International X-ray Observatory
Author(s): Ralf K. Heilmann; John E. Davis; Daniel Dewey; Mark W. Bautz; Rick Foster; Alex Bruccoleri; Pran Mukherjee; David Robinson; David P. Huenemoerder; Herman L. Marshall; Mark L. Schattenburg; Norbert S. Schulz; L. Jay Guo; Alex F. Kaplan; Russell B. Schweikart
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Developments of the off-plane x-ray grating spectrometer for IXO
Author(s): R. L. McEntaffer; N. J. Murray; A. D. Holland; J. Tutt; S. J. Barber; R. Harriss; T. Schultz; S. Casement; C. Lillie; D. Dailey; T. Johnson; R. Danner; W. Cash; B. Zeiger; A. Shipley; M. Page; D. Walton; P. Pool; J. Endicott; D. Willingale
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The hard x-ray imager onboard IXO
Author(s): Kazuhiro Nakazawa; Tadayuki Takahashi; Olivier Limousin; Motohide Kokubun; Shin Watanabe; Philippe Laurent; Monique Arnaud; Hiroyasu Tajima
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The High Time Resolution Spectrometer (HTRS) aboard the International X-ray Observatory (IXO)
Author(s): Didier Barret; Laurent Ravera; Pierre Bodin; Carine Amoros; Martin Boutelier; Jean-Michel Glorian; Olivier Godet; Guillaume Orttner; Karine Lacombe; Roger Pons; Damien Rambaud; Pascale Ramon; Souad Ramchoun; Jean-Marc Biffi; Marielle Belasic; Rodolphe Clédassou; Delphine Faye; Benjamin Pouilloux; Christian Motch; Laurent Michel; Peter H. Lechner; Adrian Niculae; Lothar W. Strueder; Giuseppe Distratis; Eckhard Kendziorra; Andréa Santangelo; Christoph Tenzer; Henning Wende; Joern Wilms; Ingo Kreykenbohm; Christian Schmid; Stéphane Paltani; Franck Cadoux; Carlo Fiorini; Luca Bombelli; Mariano Méndez; Sandro Mereghetti
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MIS micro-calorimeters arrays: an alternative to IXO/XMS TES/Squids baseline
Author(s): Abdelkader Aliane; J. L. Sauvageot; X. de la Broïse; C. Pigot; J. Martignac; E. Grémion; V. Szeflinski; J. Goupy; P. Agnese
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Progress on the Micro-X sounding rocket x-ray telescope: completion of flight hardware
Author(s): P. Wikus; J. S. Adams; R. Baker; S. R. Bandler; W. Brys; D. Dewey; W. B. Doriese; M. E. Eckart; E. Figueroa-Feliciano; R. Goeke; R. Hamersma; G. C. Hilton; U. Hwang; K. D. Irwin; R. L. Kelley; C. A. Kilbourne; S. W. Leman; D. McCammon; T. Okajima; R. H. O'Neal; F. S. Porter; C. D. Reintsema; J. M. Rutherford; P. Serlemitsos; T. Saab; K. Sato; Y. Soong; S. N. Trowbridge
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Results from the Extended X-ray Off-plane Spectrometer (EXOS) sounding rocket payload
Author(s): Phil Oakley; Ben Zeiger; Michael Kaiser; Ann Shipley; Webster Cash; Randall McEntaffer; Ted Schultz
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DIOS: the diffuse intergalactic oxygen surveyor: status and prospects
Author(s): T. Ohashi; Y. Ishisaki; Y. Ezoe; S. Sasaki; H. Kawahara; K. Mitsuda; N. Y. Yamasaki; Y. Takei; M. Ishida; Y. Tawara; I. Sakurai; A. Furuzawa; Y. Suto; K. Yoshikawa; N. Kawai; R. Fujimoto; T. G. Tsuru; K. Matsushita; T. Kitayama
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Xenia: cosmo-chemical evolution of the Universe
Author(s): D. N. Burrows; D. Hartmann; C. Kouvelioutou; L. Piro; J.-W. den Herder; T. Ohashi
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JANUS: exploring the high redshift universe
Author(s): D. N. Burrows; P. W. A. Roming; D. B. Fox; T. L. Herter; A. Falcone; S. Bilén; J. A. Nousek; J. A. Kennea
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LOFT: a large observatory for x-ray timing
Author(s): M. Feroci; L. Stella; A. Vacchi; C. Labanti; M. Rapisarda; P. Attinà; T. Belloni; R. Campana; S. Campana; E. Costa; E. Del Monte; I. Donnarumma; Y. Evangelista; G. L. Israel; F. Muleri; P. Porta; A. Rashevsky; G. Zampa; N. Zampa; G. Baldazzi; G. Bertuccio; V. Bonvicini; E. Bozzo; L. Burderi; A. Corongiu; S. Covino; S. Dall'Osso; D. de Martino; S. Di Cosimo; G. Di Persio; T. Di Salvo; F. Fuschino; M. Grassi; F. Lazzarotto; P. Malcovati; M. Marisaldi; M. Mastropietro; S. Mereghetti; E. Morelli; M. Orio; A. Pellizzoni; L. Pacciani; A. Papitto; L. Picolli; A. Possenti; A. Rubini; P. Soffitta; R. Turolla; L. Zampieri
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Wide Field X-ray Telescope: a moderate class mission
Author(s): Stephen S. Murray; R. Giacconi; A. Ptak; P. Rosati; M. Weisskopf; S. Borgani; C. Jones; G. Pareschi; P. Tozzi; R. Gilli; S. Campana; M. Paolillo; G. Tagliaferri; M. Bautz; A. Vikhlinin; R. Hickox; W. Forman
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Overview of EXIST mission science and implementation
Author(s): J. Grindlay; N. Gehrels; J. Bloom; P. Coppi; Al. Soderberg; J. Hong; B. Allen; S. Barthelmy; G. Tagliaferri; H. Moseley; A. Kutyrev; G. Fabbiano; G. Fishman; B. Ramsey; R. Della Ceca; L. Natalucci; P. Ubertini
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The proposed high-energy telescope (HET) for EXIST
Author(s): J. Hong; J. Grindlay; B. Allen; G. Skinner; S. Barthelmy; N. Gehrels; A. Garson; H. Krawczynski; W. Cook; F. Harrison; L. Natalucci; P. Ubertini
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Design and scientific performance of the soft x-ray imager on board EXIST
Author(s): Lorenzo Natalucci; Gianpiero Tagliaferri; Angela Bazzano; Patrizia Caraveo; Roberto Della Ceca; Jonathan E. Grindlay; Giovanni Pareschi; Brian D. Ramsey; Pietro Ubertini; Michela C. A. Uslenghi
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EXIST deep observations of the Galactic Center region
Author(s): M. Fiocchi; L. Natalucci; J. E. Grindlay; P. Ubertini; A. Bazzano
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Development of the Advance Energetic Pair Telescope (AdEPT) for medium-energy gamma-ray astronomy
Author(s): Stanley D. Hunter; Peter F. Bloser; Michael P. Dion; Mark L. McConnell; Georgia A. de Nolfo; Seunghee Son; James M. Ryan; Floyd W. Stecker
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A fast scintillator Compton telescope for medium-energy gamma-ray astronomy
Author(s): Peter F. Bloser; James M. Ryan; Jason S. Legere; Manuel Julien; Christopher M. Bancroft; Mark L. McConnell; Mark Wallace; R. Marc Kippen; Shawn Tornga
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Balloon-borne sub-MeV/MeV gamma-ray observation using a Compton camera with a gaseous TPC and scintillation camera
Author(s): Shunsuke Kurosawa; Hidetoshi Kubo; Kaori Hattori; Chihiro Ida; Satoru Iwaki; Naoki Higashi; Shigeto Kabuki; Yuji Kishimoto; Kentaro Miuchi; Kiseki Nakamura; Hironobu Nishimura; Joseph D. Parker; Tatsuya Sawano; Atsushi Takada; Michiaki Takahashi; Toru Tanimori; Kojiro Taniue; Kazuki Ueno
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The 2010 balloon campaign of the Nuclear Compton Telescope
Author(s): Eric C. Bellm; Jeng-Lun Chiu; Steven E. Boggs; Hsiang-Kuang Chang; Yuan-Hann Chang; Minghuey A. Huang; Mark Amman; Mark S. Bandstra; Wei-Che Hung; Pierre Jean; Jau-Shian Liang; Chih-Hsun Lin; Zhong-Kai Liu; Paul N. Luke; Daniel Perez-Becker; Ray-Shine Run; Andreas Zoglauer
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The scientific and technical drivers of ECLAIRs: the x- and gamma-ray telescope onboard the GRB mission SVOM
Author(s): Henri Triou; Aymeric Sauvageon; Bertrand Cordier; Diego Götz; Stéphane Schanne; Pierre Mandrou; Roger Pons; Olivier Godet; Nadège Remoué; Didier Barret; Jean-Luc Atteia; François Gonzalez; Martine Jouret; Cyril LACHAUD
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Development of efficient Laue lenses: experimental results and projects
Author(s): Nicolas Barrière; John Tomsick; Steven Boggs; Julien Rousselle; Peter von Ballmoos
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FIREBALL: the first ultraviolet fiber fed spectrograph
Author(s): Sarah E. Tuttle; David Schiminovich; Robert Grange; Shahinur Rahman; Mateusz Matuszewski; Bruno Milliard; Jean-Michel Deharveng; D. Christopher Martin
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FIREBALL: detector, data acquisition and reduction
Author(s): Shahinur Rahman; Mateusz Matuszewski; Sarah E. Tuttle; Didier Vibert; Bruno Milliard; David Schiminovich; D. Christopher Martin; Stephan Frank; Jean Evrard; Frederi Mirc
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FIREBALL: instrument pointing and aspect reconstruction
Author(s): Mateusz Matuszewski; Jean Evrard; Frederi Mirc; Robert Grange; Stephan Frank; Bruno Milliard; Sarah E. Tuttle; Shahinur Rahman; D. Christopher Martin; David Schiminovich; Ryan McLean; Robert G. Chave
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Earth-orbiting extreme ultraviolet spectroscopic imaging mission for planetary space science
Author(s): Kouichi Sakai; Go Murakami; Gentaro Ogawa; Tatsuro Homma; Ichiro Yoshikawa; Kazuo Yoshioka; Munetaka Ueno; Atsushi Yamazaki; Kazunori Uemizu; Masato Kagitani; Fuminori Tsuchiya; Naoki Terada
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Efficient EUV transmission gratings for plasma diagnostics
Author(s): Christoph Braig; Ernst-Bernhard Kley
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Description and ray-tracing simulations of HYPE: a far-ultraviolet polarimetric spatial-heterodyne spectrometer
Author(s): Yan Bétrémieux; Jason Corliss; Mark B. Vincent; Frédéric E. Vincent; Fred L. Roesler; Walter M. Harris
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Fresnel diffractive imager: instrument for space mission in the visible and UV
Author(s): T. Raksasataya; P. Deba; J. P. Rivet; R. Gili; D. Serre; L. Koechlin
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It's time for a new EUV orbital mission
Author(s): M. P. Kowalski; K. S. Wood; M. A. Barstow; R. G. Cruddace
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FIRE: Far-ultraviolet Imaging Rocket Experiment: a sounding rocket telescope
Author(s): Brennan Gantner; James Green; Matthew Beasley; Robert Kane; Bruce Lairson; Heidi Lopez; David Grove; Joseph Franetic
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Improved EUV filter transmission with plasma cleaning
Author(s): Bruce M. Lairson; Dave Grove; Ryan Smith; Heidi Lopez; Travis Ayers; Brennan L. Gantner; Matthew N. Beasley
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Hubble Space Telescope: Cosmic Origins Spectrograph FUV detector initial on-orbit performance
Author(s): Jason B. McPhate; Oswald H. Siegmund; John V. Vallerga; David J. Sahnow; Thomas B. Ake; Steven V. Penton; Kevin France; Derck Massa; Steven N. Osterman; Stéphane Béland; Stephan R. McCandliss
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Using ACIS on the Chandra X-ray Observatory as a particle radiation monitor
Author(s): C. E. Grant; B. LaMarr; M. W. Bautz; S. L. O'Dell
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On-orbit calibration status of the hard x-ray detector (HXD) onboard Suzaku
Author(s): S. Nishino; Y. Fukazawa; T. Mizuno; H. Takahashi; K. Hayashi; K. Hiragi; M. Mizuno; S. Yamada; M. Kawaharada; M. Kokubun; K. Nakazawa; S. Watanabe; T. Tanaka; Y. Terada
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Computation of the off-axis effective area of the New Hard X-ray Mission modules by means of an analytical approach
Author(s): D. Spiga; V. Cotroneo
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Methods of optimizing x-ray optical prescriptions for wide-field applications
Author(s): Ronald F. Elsner; Stephen L. O'Dell; Brian D. Ramsey; Martin C. Weisskopf
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Multiband imaging with Fresnel x-ray telescopes
Author(s): Christoph Braig; Peter Predehl
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Fresnel lens arrays for x-ray imaging spectroscopy
Author(s): Christoph Braig; Peter Predehl
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High-energy astrophysics at the diffraction limit
Author(s): Christoph Braig; Peter Predehl
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Effects of the coating optimization on the field of view for a Wolter x-ray telescope
Author(s): V. Cotroneo; G. Pareschi; D. Spiga; G. Tagliaferri
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Self-consistent computation of x-ray mirror point spread functions from surface profile and roughness
Author(s): L. Raimondi; D. Spiga
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Thin gold layer in NiCo and Ni electroforming process: optical surface characterization
Author(s): G. Sironi; D. Spiga; L. Raimondi; G. Pareschi; A. Orlandi; G. Borghi; N. Missaglia; B. Negri
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Wavefront sensing of x-ray telescopes
Author(s): Timo Saha; Scott Rohrbach; Theo Hadjimichael; William W. Zhang
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Improving the ruggedness of silicon pore optics
Author(s): Marcelo D. Ackermann; Maximilien J. Collon; Ramses Günther; Rakesh Partapsing; Marcos Bavdaz; Kotska Wallace; Eric Wille; Coen van Baren; Dirk Kampf; Markus Erhard
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Lunar liquid mirror telescope: structural concepts
Author(s): Peter Klimas; Neil Rowlands; Paul Hickson; Ermanno F. Borra; Simon Thibault
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Effects of contamination upon the performance of x-ray telescopes
Author(s): Stephen L. O'Dell; Ronald F. Elsner; Tim Oosterbroek
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Soft x-ray polarimeter laboratory tests
Author(s): Kendrah D. Murphy; Herman L. Marshall; Norbert S. Schulz; Kevin Jenks; Sophie J. B. Sommer; Eric A. Marshall
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A negative ion time projection chamber x-ray polarimeter for transient sources
Author(s): Zachary R. Prieskorn; J. Kevin Black; Joanne E. Hill; Michael J. Strube; Christian E. Urba; Keith M. Jahoda; Philip E. Kaaret
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Rolling and tumbling: status of the SuperAGILE experiment
Author(s): E. Del Monte; E. Costa; G. Di Persio; I. Donnarumma; Y. Evangelista; M. Feroci; I. Lapshov; F. Lazzarotto; M. Mastropietro; E. Morelli; L. Pacciani; M. Rapisarda; A. Rubini; P. Soffitta; M. Tavani; A. Argan; A. Trois
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Stigmatic grazing-incidence x-ray spectrograph for solar coronal observations
Author(s): Ken Kobayashi; Jonathan Cirtain; Leon Golub; Kelly Korreck; Peter Cheimets; Edward Hertz; David Caldwell
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The Monte Carlo simulation framework of the ASTRO-H X-ray Observatory
Author(s): Masanobu Ozaki; Masanori Ohno; Yukikatsu Terada; Shin Watanabe; Tsunefumi Mizuno; Tadayuki Takahashi; Motohide Kokubun; Masahiro Tsujimoto; Noriko Y. Yamasaki; Hirokazu Odaka; Yoh Takei; Takayuki Yuasa; Akihiro Furuzawa; Hideyuki Mori; Hironori Matsumoto; Takashi Okajima; Caroline A. Kilbourne; Hiroyasu Tajima; Yoshitaka Ishisaki
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The thermal analysis of the Hard X-ray Telescope (HXT) and the investigation of the deformation of the mirror foil due to temperature change
Author(s): Keitaro Ito; Keiji Ogi; Hisamitsu Awaki; Tatsuro Kosaka; Yasufumi Yamamoto
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Development of BGO active shield for the ASTRO-H soft gamma-ray detector
Author(s): Y. Hanabata; Y. Fukazawa; K. Yamaoka; H. Tajima; J. Kataoka; K. Nakazawa; H. Takahashi; T. Mizuno; M. Ohno; M. Kokubun; T. Takahashi; S. Watanabe; M. Tashiro; Y. Terada; C. Sasaki; K. Nakajima; T. Mizushima
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Monte Carlo simulation study of in-orbit background for the soft gamma-ray detector on-board ASTRO-H
Author(s): T. Mizuno; K. Hiragi; Y. Fukazawa; Y. Umeki; H. Odaka; S. Watanabe; M. Kokubun; T. Takahashi; K. Nakajima; K. Nakazawa; K. Makishima; S. Nakahira; Y. Terada; H. Tajima
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Measuring the EUV and optical transmission of optical blocking layer for x-ray CCD camera
Author(s): Takayoshi Kohmura; Kohei Kawai; Tatsuo Watanabe; Taiki Ogawa; Shoma Ikeda; Kaoru Ushiyama; Kenta Kaneko; Shunji Kitamoto; Hiroshi Murakami; Eri Takenaka; Kenta Nagasaki; Keiichi Higashi; Masaki Yoshida; Hiroshi Tsunemi; Kiyoshi Hayashida; Naohisa Anabuki; Hiroshi Nakajima; Rui Sakaguchi; Kazuo Shigeyama; Shutaro Ueda; Takeshi Go Tsuru; Tadayasu Dotani; Masanobu Ozaki; Aya Bamba; Junko S. Hiraga; Koji Mori
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Current status of the pre-collimator development for the ASTRO-H x-ray telescopes
Author(s): Hideyuki Mori; Yoshito Haba; Takuya Miyazawa; Akihiro Furuzawa; Yuzuru Tawara; Hideyo Kunieda; Shigeo Yamauchi; Hisamitsu Awaki; Manabu Ishida; Yoshitomo Maeda; Aya Bamba; Ryo Iizuka; Takashi Okajima; Richard Mushotzky
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The current status of the reflector production for ASTRO-H/HXT
Author(s): Akihiro Furuzawa; Takuya Miyazawa; Kanou Yasufumi; Kenji Matsuda; Michito Sakai; Yosuke Ishida; Shinji Hara; Koudai Yamane; Nobuyuki Yamane; Yusuke Miyata; Karin Sakanobe; Hiroyoshi Kato; Yukie Yajima; Tsuyoshi Watanabe; Yoshito Haba; Yuzuru Tawara; Hideyo Kunieda; Koujun Yamashita; Naoki Ishida; Akio Suzuki; Nobuhiro Ohtsu; Manabu Ishida; Yoshitomo Maeda; Hideyuki Mori; Keisuke Tamura; Hisamitsu Awaki; Yoshiharu Namba; Takashi Okajima
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Vibration properties of hard x-ray telescope on board satellite
Author(s): Tatsuro Kosaka; Takeyuki Igarashi; Hisamitsu Awaki; Keiji Ogi; Keitaro Itoh; Yoshitomo Maeda; Manabu Ichida; Akihiro Furuzawa; Takuya Miyazawa; Hideyo Kunieda
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Cooling system for the soft x-ray spectrometer (SXS) onboard ASTRO-H
Author(s): Ryuichi Fujimoto; Kazuhisa Mitsuda; Noriko Yamasaki; Yoh Takei; Masahiro Tsujimoto; Hiroyuki Sugita; Yoichi Sato; Keisuke Shinozaki; Atsushi Okamoto; Takaya Ohashi; Yoshitaka Ishisaki; Yuichiro Ezoe; Kumi Ishikawa; Masahide Murakami; Shunji Kitamoto; Hiroshi Murakami; Toru Tamagawa; Madoka Kawaharada; Hiroya Yamaguchi; Kosuke Sato; Akio Hoshino; Kenichi Kanao; Seiji Yoshida; Mikio Miyaoka; Michael DiPirro; Peter Shirron; Gary Sneiderman; Richard L. Kelley; F. Scott Porter; Caroline A. Kilbourne; John Crow; Andrea Mattern; Ali Kashani; Dan McCammon
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Current status of hard x-ray characterization of ASTRO-H HXT at SPring-8
Author(s): Takuya Miyazawa; Akihiro Furuzawa; Yasufumi Kanou; Kenji Matsuda; Michito Sakai; Nobuyuki Yamane; Yosuke Ishida; Shinji Hara; Yusuke Miyata; Karin Sakanobe; Yoshito Haba; Hironori Matsumoto; Yuzuru Tawara; Hideyo Kunieda; Hideyuki Mori; Keisuke Tamura; Yoshitomo Maeda; Manabu Ishida; Hisamitsu Awaki; Takashi Okajima; Kentaro Uesugi; Yoshio Suzuki; Naoki Ishida; Nobuhiro Ohtsu; Akio Suzuki; Yasushi Ogasaka; Koujun Yamashita
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The detector subsystem for the SXS instrument on the ASTRO-H Observatory
Author(s): F. S. Porter; J. S. Adams; G. V. Brown; J. A. Chervenak; M. P. Chiao; R. Fujimoto; Y. Ishisaki; R. L. Kelley; C. A. Kilbourne; D. McCammon; K. Mitsuda; T. Ohashi; A. E. Szymkowiak; Y. Takei; M. Tashiro; N. Yamasaki
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Operation of the x-ray telescope eROSITA
Author(s): Maria Fürmetz; Peter Predehl; Josef Eder; Lars Tiedemann
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Solid state slit camera (SSC) onboard MAXI
Author(s): Masashi Kimura; Hiroshi Tsunemi; Hiroshi Tomida; Haruyoshi Katayama
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VELA: a fast DEPFET readout circuit for the NHXM Mission
Author(s): L. Bombelli; C. Fiorini; A. Marone; M. Uslenghi; M. Fiorini; G. E. Villa; M. Porro; J. Treis; S. Herrmann; A. Wassatsch
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The high-energy detector of the New Hard X-ray Mission (NHXM): design concept
Author(s): R. Bellazzini; A. Brez; M. Minuti; M. Pinchera; G. Spandre; A. Argan; O. Catalano; E. Costa; C. Fiorini; G. Malaguti; G. Pareschi; G. Tagliaferri; M. Uslenghi
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Technologies for manufacturing of high angular resolution multilayer coated optics for the New Hard X-ray Mission: a status report II
Author(s): D. Vernani; G. Borghi; R. Binda; O. Citterio; G. Grisoni; J. Kools; F. Marioni; A. Orlandi; A. Ritucci; G. Sironi; G. Valsecchi; S. Basso; G. Pareschi; D. Spiga; G. Tagliaferri; B. Negri
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Mounting and alignment of IXO mirror segments
Author(s): Kai-Wing Chan; William Zhang; Tyler Evans; Ryan McClelland; Melinda Hong; James Mazzarella; Timo Saha; Lalit Jalota; Lawrence Olsen; Glenn Byron
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Platinum as a release layer for thermally formed optics for IXO
Author(s): S. Romaine; R. Bruni; P. Gorenstein; S. Park; P. Reid; B. Ramsey; T. Kester
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Performance of multilayer coated silicon pore optics
Author(s): M. D. Ackermann; M. J. Collon; C. P. Jensen; F. E. Christensen; M. Krumrey; L. Cibik; S. Marggraf; M. Bavdaz; D. Lumb; B. Shortt
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Enhancing the International X-ray Observatory
Author(s): Rolf Danner; Dean Dailey; Charles Lillie; Connie Spittler
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A tower concept for the off-plane x-ray grating spectrometer for the International X-ray Observatory
Author(s): Suzanne Casement; Randall L. McEntaffer; Webster Cash; Tim Johnson; Charles Lillie; Dean Dailey
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Estimate of the background for the x-ray microcalorimeter Spectrometer onboard of IXO
Author(s): Emanuele Perinati; Teresa Mineo; Luca Colasanti; Simone Lotti; Claudio Macculi; Lorenzo Natalucci; Luigi Piro
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The TES-based cryogenic anticoincidence detector for IXO: first results from large area prototypes
Author(s): Claudio Macculi; Luca Colasanti; Simone Lotti; Lorenzo Natalucci; Luigi Piro; Daniela Bagliani; Francesco Brunetto; Lorenza Ferrari; Flavio Gatti; Guido Torrioli; Paolo Bastia; Arnaldo Bonati; Marco Barbera; Giovanni La Rosa; Teresa Mineo; Emanuele Perinati
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Arc-second alignment and bonding of International X-Ray Observatory mirror segments
Author(s): Tyler C. Evans; Kai-Wing Chan; Ryan McClelland; Timo Saha
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An assessment of the problem of stray light in the optics of the International X-ray Observatory (IXO)
Author(s): Frank Spaan; Richard Willingale
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Improving the angular resolution of the conical Wolter-I silicon pore optics (SPO) mirror design for the International X-ray Observatory (IXO)
Author(s): Richard Willingale; Frank H. P. Spaan
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IXO x-ray mirrors based on slumped glass segments with reinforcing ribs: optical and mechanical design, image error budget, and optics unit integration process
Author(s): M. Civitani; S. Basso; M. Bavdaz; O. Citterio; P. Conconi; D. Gallieni; M. Ghigo; B. Guldimann; F. Martelli; G. Pagano; G. Pareschi; G. Parodi; L. Proserpio; B. Salmaso; D. Spiga; G. Tagliaferri; M. Tintori; E. Wille; A. Zambra
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Advances in the active alignment system for the IXO optics
Author(s): Mark D. Freeman; Paul B. Reid; William Podgorski; David Caldwell
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Impacts on the IXO observing efficiency
Author(s): Michael Garcia; Randall Smith; Jay Bookbinder; Dan Patnaude; Maria Santos-Lleo; Matthias Ehle; Pedro Rodriguez
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X-ray resolution tests of an off-plane reflection grating for IXO
Author(s): Benjamin R. Zeiger; Ann Shipley; Webster Cash; Randall McEntaffer
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Predicted x-ray backgrounds for the International X-ray Observatory
Author(s): R. K. Smith; M. W. Bautz; J. Bookbinder; M. R. Garcia; M. Guainazzi; C. A. Kilbourne
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Design and analysis of the International X-Ray Observatory mirror modules
Author(s): Ryan S. McClelland; Timothy M. Carnahan; David W. Robinson; Timo T. Saha
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AXTAR: mission design concept
Author(s): Paul S. Ray; Deepto Chakrabarty; Colleen A. Wilson-Hodge; Bernard F. Phlips; Ronald A. Remillard; Alan M. Levine; Kent S. Wood; Michael T. Wolff; Chul S. Gwon; Tod E. Strohmayer; Michael Baysinger; Michael S. Briggs; Peter Capizzo; Leo Fabisinski; Randall C. Hopkins; Linda S. Hornsby; Les Johnson; C. Dauphne Maples; Janie H. Miernik; Dan Thomas; Gianluigi De Geronimo
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The development of DIOS FXT (Four-stage X-ray Telescope)
Author(s): Yuzuru Tawara; Yuki Kurebayashi; Satoshi Sugita; Ikuya Sakurai; Tadashi Masuda; Tatsuharu Torii; Kohji Matsushita
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The x-ray camera of the EXIST/SXI telescope
Author(s): Michela Uslenghi; Mauro Fiorini; Sandro Mereghetti; Gabriele E. Villa; Angela Bazzano; Patrizia A. Caraveo; Carlo E. Fiorini; Jonathan E. Grindlay; Lorenzo Natalucci; Giovanni Pareschi; Gianpiero Tagliaferri; Pietro Ubertini
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The x-ray mirrors for the EXIST/SXI telescope
Author(s): Stefano Basso; Gianpiero Tagliaferri; Lorenzo Natalucci; Giancarlo Parodi; Gabriele E. Villa; Angela Bazzano; Patrizia A. Caraveo; Paolo Conconi; Roberto Della Ceca; Jonathan E. Grindlay; Giovanni Pareschi; Brian D. Ramsey; Pietro Ubertini; Michela C. A. Uslenghi
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ProtoEXIST: advanced prototype CZT coded aperture telescopes for EXIST
Author(s): Branden Allen; Jaesub Hong; Josh Grindlay; Scott D. Barthelmy; Robert G. Baker; Neil A. Gehrels; Trey Garson; Henric S. Krawczynski; Walter R. Cook; Fiona A. Harrison; Jeffrey A. Apple; Brian D. Ramsey
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Plans for the first balloon flight of the gamma-ray polarimeter experiment (GRAPE)
Author(s): Taylor P. Connor; Christopher M. Bancroft; Peter F. Bloser; Jason S. Legere; Mark L. McConnell; James M. Ryan
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XCAT: the JANUS x-ray coded aperture telescope
Author(s): A. D. Falcone; D. N. Burrows; S. Barthelmy; W. Chang; D. Fox; J. Fredley; N. Gehrels; M. Kelly; R. Klar; D. Palmer; S. Persyn; K. Reichard; P. Roming; E. Seifert; R. W. M. Smith; P. Wood; M. Zugger
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Focal plane instrumentation for the Wide-Field X-ray Telescope
Author(s): M. W. Bautz; R. F. Foster; S. S. Murray
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Ground calibrations of Nuclear Compton Telescope
Author(s): Jeng-Lun Chiu; Zhong-Kai Liu; Mark S. Bandstra; Eric C. Bellm; Jau-Shian Liang; Daniel Perez-Becker; Andreas Zoglauer; Steven E. Boggs; Hsiang-Kuang Chang; Yuan-Hann Chang; Minghuey A. Huang; Mark Amman; Shiuan-Juang Chiang; Wei-Che Hung; Chih-Hsun Lin; Paul N. Luke; Ray-Shine Run; Cornelia B. Wunderer
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A cryo-amplifier working in a double loop-flux locked loop scheme for SQUID readout of TES detectors
Author(s): Guido Torrioli; Paolo Bastia; Luigi Piro; Claudio Macculi; Luca Colasanti
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The TET-1 HSRS camera structure: the second flight heritage of Cesic
Author(s): Matthias R. Krödel; Jürgen Habermeier; Ingo Walter; Friedrich Schrandt
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Concept for an innovative wide-field camera for x-ray astronomy
Author(s): R. Campana; M. Feroci; A. Vacchi; C. Labanti; G. Zampa; E. Del Monte; Y. Evangelista; F. Muleri; L. Pacciani; A. Rubini; P. Soffitta; E. Costa; I. Donnarumma; F. Lazzarotto; M. Mastropietro; E. Morelli; M. Rapisarda; F. Fuschino; M. Marisaldi; V. Bonvicini; A. Rashevsky; N. Zampa; F. Perotti; L. Amati; F. Frontera; L. A. Antonelli; F. Fiore; G. L. Israel; F. Nicastro; M. Orlandini; G. Baldazzi; L. Picolli; M. Grassi; P. Malcovati
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X-ray imaging and spectroscopy performance of a large area silicon drift chamber for wide-field x-ray astronomy applications
Author(s): Gianluigi Zampa; Andrea Vacchi; Marco Feroci; Claudio Labanti; Valter Bonvicini; Alexander Rashevsky; Nicola Zampa; Riccardo Campana; Ettore Del Monte; Yuri Evangelista; Fabio Muleri; Luigi Pacciani; Alda Rubini; Paolo Soffitta; Enrico Costa; Immacolata Donnarumma; Francesco Lazzarotto; Marcello Mastropietro; Ennio Morelli; Massimo Rapisarda; Fabio Fuschino; Martino Marisaldi; Giuseppe Baldazzi; Luca Picolli; Marco Grassi; Piero Malcovati
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EUV spectroscopy of high-redshift x-ray objects
Author(s): M. P. Kowalski; M. T. Wolff; K. S. Wood; T. W. Barbee; M. A. Barstow
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X-ray pencil beam facility for optics characterization
Author(s): Michael Krumrey; Levent Cibik; Peter Müller; Marcos Bavdaz; Eric Wille; Marcelo Ackermann; Maximilien J. Collon
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Research and development of a gamma-ray imaging spectrometer in the MeV range in Barcelona
Author(s): José-Manuel Alvarez; José-Luis Galvez; Margarita Hernanz; Jordi Isern; Manuel Lozano; Giulio Pellegrini; Mokhtar Chmeissani; Enric Cabruja; Miguel Ullán
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A brief overview of the Fusion and Astrophysics Data and Diagnostic Calibration Facility
Author(s): G. V. Brown; P. Beiersdorfer; J. Clementson; J. Dunn; R. L. Kelley; C. A. Kilbourne; M. Leutenegger; E. W. Magee; J. Park; F. S. Porter; M. Schneider; E. Träbert
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Reflectivity and polarization sensitivity of a bent crystal with DLC deposition
Author(s): Ryo Iizuka; Shingo Kusunoki; Atsushi Tokuno; Yohko Tsuboi; Seiya Takeda; Satoshi Yamamuro; Kazuyoshi Misumi; Hiroki Akasaka; Naoto Ohtake; Masanori Saito
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SIDERALE and BIT: a small stratospheric balloon experiment for polar gamma background
Author(s): M. Alderighi; E. Caroli; F. Casini; S. Cortiglioni; S. D'Angelo; S. Del Sordo; M. Fiorini; M. Mancini; L. Natalucci; E. M. Quadrini; E. Ronchi; G. Sorrenti; M. Uslenghi
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Gallium nitride photocathodes for imaging photon counters
Author(s): Oswald H. W. Siegmund; Jeffrey S. Hull; Anton S. Tremsin; Jason B. McPhate; Amir M. Dabiran
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Definition of an imaging spectrometer meeting the needs of UV solar physics
Author(s): C. Ruiz de Galarreta Fanjul; A. Philippon; J.-C. Vial; P. Lemaire; J.-P. Maillard; C. Buisset; T. Appourchaux; F. Auchère
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A novel forward-model technique for estimating EUV imaging performance: design and analysis of the SUVI telescope
Author(s): Dennis Martínez-Galarce; James Harvey; Marilyn Bruner; James Lemen; Eric Gullikson; Regina Soufli; Evan Prast; Shayna Khatri
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High-spectral resolution high-cadence imaging x-ray microcalorimeters for solar physics
Author(s): Simon R. Bandler; Catherine N. Bailey; Jay A. Bookbinder; Edward E. DeLuca; Jay A. Chervenak; Megan E. Eckart; Fred M. Finkbeiner; Daniel P. Kelley; Richard L. Kelley; Caroline A. Kilbourne; Frederick S. Porter; John E. Sadleir; Stephen J. Smith; Randall K. Smith
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