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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 8147

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

Volume Number: 8147
Date Published: 26 September 2011
Softcover: 60 papers (658) pages
ISBN: 9780819487575

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Front Matter: Volume 8147
Author(s): Proceedings of SPIE
ASTRO-H Soft X-ray Telescope (SXT)
Author(s): Yang Soong; Peter J. Serlemitsos; Takashi Okajima; Devin Hahne
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Development of ultra-thin thermal shield for ASTRO-H x-ray telescopes
Author(s): Yuzuru Tawara; Satoshi Sugita; Akihiro Furuzawa; Kenji Tachibana; Hisamitsu Awaki; Manabu Ishida; Yoshitomo Maeda; Mina Ogawa
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The Focusing Optics X-ray Solar Imager (FOXSI)
Author(s): Säm Krucker; Steven Christe; Lindsay Glesener; Shin-nosuke Ishikawa; Stephen McBride; David Glaser; Paul Turin; R. P. Lin; Mikhail Gubarev; Brian Ramsey; Shinya Saito; Yasuyuki Tanaka; Tadayuki Takahashi; Shin Watanabe; Takaaki Tanaka; Hiroyasu Tajima; Satoshi Masuda
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The ART-XC Instrument on board the SRG Mission
Author(s): M. Pavlinsky; V. Akimov; V. Levin; I. Lapshov; A. Tkachenko; N. Semena; V. Arefiev; A. Glushenko; A. Yaskovich; R. Burenin; S. Sazonov; M. Revnivtsev; M. Buntov; S. Grebenev; A. Lutovinov; M. Kudelin; S. Grigorovich; D. Litvin; V. Lazarchuk; I. Roiz; M. Garin; M. Gubarev; B. Ramsey; K. Kilaru; S. L. O'Dell; R. Elsner
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Performance of a mirror shell replicated from a new flight quality mandrel for eROSITA mission
Author(s): D. Vernani; G. Borghi; G. Calegari; M. Castelnuovo; O. Citterio; I. Ferrario; G. Grisoni; S. Moretti; G. Valsecchi; H. Brauninger; V. Burwitz; J. Eder; P. Friedrich; P. Predehl
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Development and testing of the eROSITA mirror modules
Author(s): Vadim Burwitz; Peter Friedrich; Heinrich Bräuninger; Bernd Budau; Wolfgang Burkert; Josef Eder; Michael Freyberg; Gisela Hartner; Elmar Pfeffermann; Peter Predehl; Luigina Arcangeli; Giuseppe Borghi; Andrea Borroni; Oberto Citterio; Ivan Ferrario; Gabriele Grisoni; Fabio Marioni; Antonio Ritucci; Massimiliano Rossi; Giuseppe Valsecchi; Dervis Vernani
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The optics system of the New Hard X-ray Mission: status report
Author(s): Stefano Basso; Giovanni Pareschi; Oberto Citterio; Daniele Spiga; Gianpiero Tagliaferri; Lorenzo Raimondi; Giorgia Sironi; Vincenzo Cotroneo; Bianca Salmaso; Barbara Negri; Primo Attinà; Giuseppe Borghi; Alessandro Orlandi; Dervis Vernani; Giuseppe Valsecchi; Riccardo Binda; Fabio Marioni; Stefano Moretti; Moreno Castelnuovo; Wolfgang Burkert; Michael J. Freyberg; Vadim Burwitz
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Angular resolution measurements at SPring-8 of a hard x-ray optic for the New Hard X-ray Mission
Author(s): D. Spiga; L. Raimondi; A. Furuzawa; S. Basso; R. Binda; G. Borghi; V. Cotroneo; G. Grisoni; H. Kunieda; F. Marioni; H. Matsumoto; H. Mori; T. Miyazawa; B. Negri; A. Orlandi; G. Pareschi; B. Salmaso; G. Tagliaferri; K. Uesugi; G. Valsecchi; D. Vernani
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From x-ray telescopes to neutron focusing
Author(s): Mikhail V. Gubarev; Boris Khaykovich; Brian Ramsey; David Moncton; Vyacheslav E. Zavlin; Kiranmayee Kilaru; Suzanne Romaine; Richard E. Rosati; Ricardo Bruni; Lee Robertson; Lowell Crow; Haile Ambaye; Valeria Lauter
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ESA-led ATHENA/IXO optics development status
Author(s): Marcos Bavdaz; Nicola Rando; Eric Wille; Kotska Wallace; Brian Shortt; Maximilien Collon; Coen van Baren; Giovanni Pareschi; Finn Christensen; Michael Krumrey; Michael Freyberg
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Design, fabrication, and characterization of silicon pore optics for ATHENA/IXO
Author(s): Maximilien J. Collon; Ramses Günther; Marcelo Ackermann; Rakesh Partapsing; Giuseppe Vacanti; Marco W. Beijersbergen; Marcos Bavdaz; Kotska Wallace; Erik Wille; Mark Olde Riekerink; Jeroen Haneveld; Arenda Koelewijn; Coen van Baren; Peter Müller; Michael Krumrey; Michael Freyberg; Anders C. Jakobsen; Finn Christensen
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Mass production of silicon pore optics for IXO and ATHENA
Author(s): Eric Wille; Kotska Wallace; Marcos Bavdaz
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Silicon pore optics for astrophysical missions
Author(s): Giuseppe Vacanti; Marcelo Ackermann; Coen van Baren; Marco W. Beijersbergen; Maximilien J. Collon; Michael Freyberg; Ramses Günther; Jeroen Haneveld; Arenda Koelewijn; Erik Maddox; Mark Olde Riekerink; Rakesh Partapsing
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Fabrication of the NuSTAR flight optics
Author(s): William W. Craig; HongJun An; Kenneth L. Blaedel; Finn E. Christensen; Todd A. Decker; Anne Fabricant; Jeff Gum; Charles J. Hailey; Layton Hale; Carsten B. Jensen; Jason E. Koglin; Kaya Mori; Melanie Nynka; Michael J. Pivovaroff; Marton V. Sharpe; Marcela Stern; Gordon Tajiri; William W. Zhang
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NuSTAR ground calibration: The Rainwater Memorial Calibration Facility (RaMCaF)
Author(s): Nicolai F. Brejnholt; Finn E. Christensen; Anders C. Jakobsen; Charles J. Hailey; Jason E. Koglin; Kenneth L. Blaedel; Marcela Stern; Doug Thornhill; Clio Sleator; Shuo Zhang; William W. Craig; Kristin K. Madsen; Todd Decker; Michael J. Pivovaroff; Julia K. Vogel
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First results from the ground calibration of the NuSTAR flight optics
Author(s): Jason E. Koglin; HongJun An; Nicolas Barrière; Nicolai F. Brejnholt; Finn E. Christensen; William W. Craig; Charles J. Hailey; Anders Clemen Jakobsen; Kristin K. Madsen; Kaya Mori; Melania Nynka; Monica Fernandez-Perea; Michael J. Pivovaroff; Andrew Ptak; Clio Sleator; Doug Thornhill; Julia K. Vogel; Daniel R. Wik; William W. Zhang
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Lightweight and high angular resolution x-ray optics for astronomical missions
Author(s): W. W. Zhang; M. P. Biskach; P. N. Blake; K. W. Chan; T. C. Evans; M. L. Hong; W. D. Jones; L. D. Kolos; J. M. Mazzarella; R. S. McClelland; S. L. O'Dell; T. T. Saha; M. V. Sharpe
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IXO glass mirrors development in Europe
Author(s): G. Pareschi; S. Basso; M. Bavdaz; O. Citterio; M. M. Civitani; P. Conconi; D. Gallieni; M. Ghigo; F. Martelli; G. Parodi; L. Proserpio; G. Sironi; D. Spiga; G. Tagliaferri; M. Tintori; E. Wille; A. Zambra
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Production of the IXO glass segmented mirrors by hot slumping with pressure assistance: tests and results
Author(s): L. Proserpio; M. Ghigo; S. Basso; P. Conconi; O. Citterio; M. Civitani; R. Negri; G. Pagano; G. Pareschi; B. Salmaso; D. Spiga; G. Tagliaferri; L. Terzi; A. Zambra; G. Parodi; F. Martelli; M. Bavdaz; E. Wille
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Fabrication update on non-contact mirror slumping technology for the International X-ray Observatory mirrors
Author(s): Abdul Mohsen Al Husseini; Ralf K. Heilmann; Mark L. Schattenburg
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Design and analysis of mirror modules for IXO and beyond
Author(s): Ryan S. McClelland; Cory Powell; Timo T. Saha; William W. Zhang
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Alignment and integration of lightweight mirror segments
Author(s): Tyler Evans; Michael Biskach; Jim Mazzarella; Ryan McClelland; Timo Saha; William Zhang; Kai-Wing Chan
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Design of the IXO optics based on thin glass plates connected by reinforcing ribs
Author(s): G. Parodi; F. Martelli; S. Basso; O. Citterio; M. Civitani; P. Conconi; M. Ghigo; G. Pareschi; A. Zambra
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An integration machine for the assembly of the x-ray optic units based on thin slumped glass foils for the IXO mission
Author(s): M. M. Civitani; S. Basso; M. Bavdaz; O. Citterio; P. Conconi; D. Gallieni; M. Ghigo; F. Martelli; G. Pareschi; G. Parodi; L. Proserpio; G. Sironi; D. Spiga; G. Tagliaferri; M. Tintori; E. Wille; A. Zambra
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Preliminary coating design and coating developments for ATHENA
Author(s): Anders C. Jakobsen; Desiree Della Monica Ferreira; Finn E. Christensen; Brian Shortt; Max Collon; Marcelo D. Ackermann
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Coatings for the NuSTAR mission
Author(s): Finn E. Christensen; Anders C. Jakobsen; Nicolai F. Brejnholt; Kristin K. Madsen; Allan Hornstrup; Niels J. Westergaard; Joan Momberg; Jason Koglin; Anne M. Fabricant; Marcela Stern; William W. Craig; Michael J. Pivovaroff; David Windt
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Improved release coatings for electroformed x-ray optics
Author(s): S. Romaine; J. Boike; R. Bruni; D. Engelhaupt; P. Gorenstein; B. Ramsey
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Differential deposition to correct surface figure deviations in astronomical grazing-incidence x-ray optics
Author(s): Kiranmayee Kilaru; Brian D. Ramsey; Mikhail V. Gubarev; Jessica A. Gaskin; Stephen L. O'dell; William Zhang
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Point spread function of real Wolter-I X-ray mirrors: computation by means of the Huygens-Fresnel principle
Author(s): L. Raimondi; D. Spiga
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Size optimization for mirror segments for X-ray optics
Author(s): Michael P. Biskach; Ryan S. McClelland; Timo Saha; William W. Zhang
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Forming mandrels for making lightweight x-ray mirrors
Author(s): Peter N. Blake; Timo Saha; William W. Zhang; Stephen O'Dell; Thomas Kester; William Jones
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Progress on precise grinding and polishing of thin glass monolithic shell (towards WFXT)
Author(s): O. Citterio; M. M. Civitani; J. Arnold; S. Campana; H. Combrinck; P. Conconi; V. Cotroneo; R. Freeman; E. Mattaini; R. Morton; G. Motta; G. Pareschi; G. Parodi; L. Proserpio; S. Schuler; P. Simpson; G. Tagliaferri; D. Walker
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Progress on the magnetic field-assisted finishing of MEMS micropore x-ray optics
Author(s): Raul E. Riveros; Michael A. Tan; Hitomi Yamaguchi; Ikuyuki Mitsuishi; Kensuke Ishizu; Teppei Moriyama; Tomohiro Ogawa; Yuichiro Ezoe; Mitsuhiro Horade; Susumu Sugiyama; Yoshiaki Kanamori; Noriko Yamasaki; Kazuhisa Mitsuda
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Metrology of IXO mirror segments
Author(s): Kai-Wing Chan; Melinda Hong; Timo Saha; William Zhang
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Grazing incidence wavefront sensing and verification of x-ray optics performance
Author(s): Timo T. Saha; Scott Rohrbach; William W. Zhang; Tyler C. Evans; Melinda Hong
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MPR: innovative 3D free-form optics profilometer
Author(s): G. Sironi; O. Citterio; G. Pareschi; B. Negri; A. Ritucci; R. Subranni; A. Orlandi; G. Borghi; M. Stroebel; J. Arnold; R. Widemann
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Development of multi-beam long trace profiler
Author(s): Kiranmayee Kilaru; Daniel J. Merthe; Zulfiqar Ali; Mikhail V. Gubarev; Thomas Kester; Carl M. Benson; Wayne R. Mckinney; Peter Z. Takacs; Valeriy V. Yashchuk
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Laue lenses for hard x-/soft gamma-rays: new prototype results
Author(s): E. Virgilli; F. Frontera; V. Valsan; V. Liccardo; V. Carassiti; F. Evangelisti; S. Squerzanti
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The LAUE project for broadband gamma-ray focusing lenses
Author(s): E. Virgilli; F. Frontera; V. Valsan; V. Liccardo; E. Caroli; J. B. Stephen; F. Cassese; L. Recanatesi; M. Pecora; S. Mottini; P. Attiná; B. Negri
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High-resolution x-ray characterization of mosaic crystals for hard x-and gamma-ray astronomy
Author(s): Claudio Ferrari; Elisa Buffagni; Laura Marchini; Andrea Zappettini
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Quasi-mosaic crystals for high-resolution focusing of hard x-rays through a Laue lens
Author(s): R. Camattari; V. Bellucci; V. Guidi; I. Neri
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Preparation of bent crystals as high-efficiency optical elements for hard x-ray astronomy
Author(s): Elisa Buffagni; Claudio Ferrari; Francesca Rossi; Laura Marchini; Andrea Zappettini
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Bent crystals by surface grooving method for high-efficiency concentration of hard x-ray photons by a Laue lens
Author(s): V. Guidi; N. Barrière; V. Bellucci; R. Camattari; I. Neri
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X-ray optics for WHIMex: the Warm Hot Intergalactic Medium Explorer
Author(s): W. Cash; R. McEntaffer; W. Zhang; S. Casement; C. Lillie; M. Schattenburg; M. Bautz; A. Holland; H. Tsunemi; S. O'Dell
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Development of off-plane gratings for WHIMex and IXO
Author(s): Randall L. McEntaffer; Webster Cash; Chuck Lillie; Suzanne Casement; Will Zhang; Andrew Holland; Neil Murray; Stephen O'Dell; Mark Schattenburg; Ralf Heilmann; Hiroshi Tsunemi
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Fabrication update on critical-angle transmission gratings for soft x-ray grating spectrometers
Author(s): Ralf K. Heilmann; Alex Bruccoleri; Pran Mukherjee; Jonathan Yam; Mark L. Schattenburg
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The Extreme Physics Explorer and large area micro-channel plate optics
Author(s): Michael Garcia; Martin Elvis; Jon Chappell; Laura Brenneman; Daniel Patnaude; Ian Evans; Ricardo Bruni; Suzanne Romaine; Eric Silver; Richard Willingale; George Fraser; T. J. Turner; Brian Ramsey
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Large-angle observatory with energy resolution for synoptic x-ray studies (LOBSTER-SXS)
Author(s): Paul Gorenstein
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A new x-ray interferometer
Author(s): S. Kitamoto; H. Murakami; D. Takei; K. Sakata; Y. Yoshida
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Toward active x-ray telescopes
Author(s): Stephen L. O'Dell; Carolyn Atkins; Timothy W. Button; Vincenzo Cotroneo; William N. Davis; Peter Doel; Charlotte H. Feldman; Mark D. Freeman; Mikhail V. Gubarev; Jeffery J. Kolodziejczak; Alan G. Michette; Brian D. Ramsey; Paul B. Reid; Daniel Rodriguez Sanmartin; Timo T. Saha; Daniel A. Schwartz; Susan Trolier-McKinstry; Rudeger H. T. Wilke; Richard Willingale; William W. Zhang
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Adjustable grazing incidence x-ray optics: measurement of actuator influence functions and comparison with modeling
Author(s): Vincenzo Cotroneo; William N. Davis; Paul B. Reid; Daniel A. Schwartz; Susan Trolier-McKinstry; Rudeger H. T. Wilke
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Adjustable x-ray optics: correction for gravity-induced figure errors
Author(s): Daniel A. Schwartz; Vincenzo Cotroneo; William Davis; Mark Freeman; Paul Reid
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The current status of reflector production and hard x-ray characterization for ASTRO-H/HXT
Author(s): Takuya Miyazawa; Akihiro Furuzawa; Yasufumi Kanou; Kenji Matsuda; Michito Sakai; Nobuyuki Yamane; Hiroyoshi Kato; Yusuke Miyata; Karin Sakanobe; Yoshito Haba; Kazunori Ishibashi; Hironori Matsumoto; Yuzuru Tawara; Hideyo Kunieda; Naoki Ishida; Akio Suzuki; Hideyuki Mori; Keisuke Tamura; Yoshitomo Maeda; Manabu Ishida; Hisamitsu Awaki; Takashi Okajima; Kentaro Uesugi; Yoshio Suzuki
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New multilayer design for ASTRO-H/hard x-ray telescope and missions beyond
Author(s): Y. Miyata; K. Tamura; H. Kunieda
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Mathematical formalism for designing wide-field x-ray telescopes: mirror nodal positions and detector tilts
Author(s): Ronald F. Elsner; Stephen L. O'Dell; Brian D. Ramsey; Martin C. Weisskopf
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MT_RAYOR: a versatile raytracing tool for x-ray telescopes
Author(s): Niels J. Westergaard
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Accurate modeling of periodic and graded multilayer x-ray scattering from surface microroughness characterization
Author(s): B. Salmaso; D. Spiga; R. Canestrari; L. Raimondi
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The Marshall Grazing Incidence X-ray Spectrograph (MaGIXS)
Author(s): Ken Kobayashi; Jonathan Cirtain; Leon Golub; Amy Winebarger; Edward Hertz; Peter Cheimets; David Caldwell; Kelly Korreck; Brian Robinson; Patrick Reardon; Thomas Kester; Charles Griffith; Mark Young
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Developing a second generation Laue lens prototype: high-reflectivity crystals and accurate assembly
Author(s): Nicolas M. Barrière; John A. Tomsick; Steven E. Boggs; Alexander Lowell; Peter von Ballmoos
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Development of a EUV test facility at the Marshall Space Flight Center
Author(s): Edward West; Steve Pavelitz; Ken Kobayashi; Brian Robinson; Jonathan Cirtain; Jessica Gaskin; Amy Winebarger; Linda Krause; Michael McGuirk; Jonathan Darnel
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