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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 8859

UV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Space Instrumentation for Astronomy XVIII
Editor(s): Oswald H. Siegmund
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Volume Number: 8859
Date Published: 14 October 2013
Softcover: 34 papers (354) pages
ISBN: 9780819497093

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Front Matter: Volume 8859
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The AXSIO mission and its technologies
Author(s): Jay Bookbinder; Robert Petre; Andrew Ptak; Randall K. Smith
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Designing the x-ray microcalorimeter spectrometer for optimal science return
Author(s): Andrew Ptak; Simon R. Bandler; Jay Bookbinder; Richard L. Kelley; Robert Petre; Randall K. Smith; Stephen Smith
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The development of the µROSI x-ray telescope
Author(s): Lars Tiedemann; Elias Breunig; Vadim Burwitz; Maria Fürmetz; Gisela Hartner; Walter Kink; Benedikt Menz; Peter Predehl; Hans-Peter Röser; Martin Schlecker; Giuseppe Valsecchi
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A small mission featuring an imaging x-ray polarimeter with high sensitivity
Author(s): Martin C. Weisskopf; Luca Baldini; Ronaldo Bellazini; Alessandro Brez; Enrico Costa; Richard Dissly; Ronald F. Elsner; Sergio Fabiani; Giorgio Matt; Massimo Minuti; Fabio Muleri; Steve O'Dell; Michele Pinchera; Brian Ramsey; Alda Rubini; Carmelo Sgro'; Paolo Soffitta; Gloria Spandre
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Plans for the next GRAPE balloon flight
Author(s): Mark L. McConnell; Peter F. Bloser; Taylor P. Connor; Camden Ertley; Jason Legere; James M. Ryan; Sambid K. Wasti
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Scintillator gamma-ray detectors with silicon photomultiplier readouts for high-energy astronomy
Author(s): Peter F. Bloser; Jason Legere; Christopher Bancroft; Mark L. McConnell; James M. Ryan; Nathan Schwadron
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Progress of the x-ray CCD camera development for the eROSITA telescope
Author(s): Norbert Meidinger; Robert Andritschke; Florian Aschauer; Walter Bornemann; Valentin Emberger; Tanja Eraerds; Maria Fürmetz; Olaf Hälker; Gisela Hartner; Walter Kink; Siegfried Müller; Daniel Pietschner; Peter Predehl; Jonas Reiffers; Sabine Walther; Georg Weidenspointner
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Soft x-ray imager onboard ASTRO-H
Author(s): Hiroshi Tsunemi; Kiyoshi Hayashida; Hiroshi Nakajima; Takeshi Go Tsuru; Takaaki Tanaka; Tadayasu Dotani; Masayuki Ozaki; Chikara Natsukari; Hiroshi Tomida; Junko S. Hiraga; Takayoshi Kohmura; Hiroshi Murakami; Koji Mori; Makoto Yamauchi; Isamu Hatsukade; Aya Bamba
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Modeling contamination migration on the Chandra X-ray Observatory II
Author(s): Stephen L. O'Dell; Douglas A. Swartz; Neil W. Tice; Paul P. Plucinsky; Catherine E. Grant; Herman L. Marshall; Alexey Vikhlinin; Allyn F. Tennant
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Proton irradiation test to scintillator-directory-coupled CCD onboard FFAST
Author(s): Ryo Nagino; Hiroshi Nakajima; Masaaki Sadamoto; Masayuki Sasaki; Hiroshi Tsunemi; Kiyoshi Hayashida; Naohisa Anabuki; Hisashi Kitamura; Yukio Uchihori
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High-resolution soft x-ray spectrometry using the electron-multiplying charge-coupled device (EM-CCD)
Author(s): David J. Hall; James H. Tutt; Matthew R. Soman; Andrew D. Holland; Neil J. Murray; Bernd Schmitt; Thorsten Schmitt
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Performance of buried channel n-type MOSFETs in 0.18-μm CMOS image sensor process
Author(s): Konstantin D. Stefanov; Zhige Zhang; Chris Damerell; David Burt; Arjun Kar-Roy
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Characterization of Si hybrid CMOS detectors for use in the soft x-ray band
Author(s): Zachary R. Prieskorn; Christopher V. Griffith; Stephen D. Bongiorno; Abraham D. Falcone; David N. Burrows
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First report on quantum dot coated CMOS CID arrays for the UV and VUV
Author(s): Ross Robinson; Zoran Ninkov; Denis Cormier; Alan Raisanen; Suraj Bhaskaran; Carey Beam; Herb Ziegler; Uwe Arp; Robert Vest
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Responsivity mapping techniques for the non-positional CCD: the swept charge device CCD236
Author(s): P. H. Smith; N. J. Murray; C. MacCormick; J. P. D. Gow; D. Weatherill; E. Allanwood; P. Pool; A. D. Holland
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The gas pixel detector at the focus of an x-ray optics
Author(s): Paolo Soffitta; Enrico Costa; Ettore Del Monte; Sergio Fabiani; Fabio Muleri; Alda Rubini; Daniele Spiga; Gianpiero Tagliaferri; Giovanni Pareschi; Stefano Basso; Oberto Citterio; Ronaldo Bellazzini; Alessandro Brez; Luca de Ruvo; Massimo Minuti; Michele Pinchera; Carmelo Sgró; Gloria Spandre; Vadim Burwitz; Wolfgang Burkert; Benedikt Menz; Gisela Hartner
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Lifetime estimation of a time projection chamber x-ray polarimeter
Author(s): Joanne E. Hill; J. Kevin Black; Lubos Brieda; Patsy L. Dickens; Kristina Montt de Garcia; Douglas L. Hawk; Asami Hayato; Keith Jahoda; Jelila Mohammed
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Hydrogen cells as narrowband geo-coronal Lyman-alpha rejection filters for astrophysical photometry
Author(s): Keith Redwine; Stephan R. McCandliss; Brian T. Fleming; Russell Pelton
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Calibration and flight qualification of FORTIS
Author(s): Brian T. Fleming; Stephan R. McCandliss; Keith Redwine; Mary Elizabeth Kaiser; Jeffery Kruk; Paul D. Feldman; Alexander S. Kutyrev; Mary J. Li; S. H. Moseley; Oswald Siegmund; John Vallerga; Adrian Martin
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Radiometric calibration of the SwRI ultraviolet reflectance chamber (SwURC) far-ultraviolet reflectometer
Author(s): Preston L. Karnes; Kurt D. Retherford; Gregory S. Winters; Eric C. Bassett; Stephen M. Escobedo; Edward L. Patrick; Amanda Richter; Michael W. Davis; Paul F. Miles; Joel W. Parker; G. Randall Gladstone; Thomas K. Greathouse; Eric R. Schindhelm; Lori M. Feaga; S. Alan Stern
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Characterization, modeling, and management of the COS FUV detector lifetime
Author(s): David J. Sahnow; Alessandra Aloisi; K. Azalee Bostroem; John Debes; Justin Ely; Philip E. Hodge; Gerard Kriss; Derck Massa; Cristina Oliveira; Rachel Osten; Steven N. Osterman; Steven V. Penton; Charles Proffitt; Julia Roman-Duval; Paule Sonnentrucker
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Performance results from in-flight commissioning of the Juno Ultraviolet Spectrograph (Juno-UVS)
Author(s): T. K. Greathouse; G. R. Gladstone; M. W. Davis; D. C. Slater; M. H. Versteeg; K. B. Persson; B. C. Walther; G. S. Winters; S. C. Persyn; J. S. Eterno
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The opto-mechanical design of the sub-orbital local interstellar cloud experiment (SLICE)
Author(s): Robert Kane; Nicholas Nell; Ted Schultz; Kevin France; Matthew Beasley; Eric Burgh; Rachel Bushinsky; Keri Hoadley
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An improved wide-field camera for imaging Earth's plasmasphere at 30.4 nm
Author(s): Michael W. Davis; G. Randall Gladstone; Jerry Goldstein; Bill R. Sandel; Thomas K. Greathouse; Kurt D. Retherford; Gregory S. Winters
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Adaptive electronics for image readout of a UV microchannel plate detector for space and terrestrial instrumentation
Author(s): Steven A. Leach; Jon S. Lapington
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The capacitive division image readout: a novel imaging device for microchannel plate detectors
Author(s): J. S. Lapington; T. M. Conneely; S. A. Leach; L. Moore
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Opaque gallium nitride photocathodes in UV imaging detectors with microchannel plates
Author(s): Anton S. Tremsin; Jeffrey S. Hull; Oswald H. W. Siegmund; Jason B. McPhate; John V. Vallerga; Amir M. Dabiran; Anil Mane; Jeff Elam
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Performance characteristics of atomic layer functionalized microchannel plates
Author(s): O. H. W. Siegmund; N. Richner; G. Gunjala; J. B. McPhate; A. S. Tremsin; H. J. Frisch; J. Elam; A. Mane; R. Wagner; C. A. Craven; M. J. Minot
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The DXL and STORM sounding rocket mission
Author(s): Nicholas E. Thomas; Jenny A. Carter; Meng P. Chiao; Dennis J. Chornay; Yaireska M. Collado-Vega; Michael R. Collier; Thomas E. Cravens; Massimiliano Galeazzi; Dimitra Koutroumpa; Joseph Kujawski; K. D. Kuntz; Maria M. Kuznetsova; Susan T. Lepri; Dan McCammon; Kelsey Morgan; F. Scott Porter; Krishna Prasai; Andy M. Read; Ina P. Robertson; Steve F. Sembay; David G. Sibeck; Steven L. Snowden; Youaraj Uprety; Brian M. Walsh
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Flight performance and first results from the sub-orbital local interstellar cloud experiment (SLICE)
Author(s): Kevin France; Nicholas Nell; Keri Hoadley; Robert Kane; Eric B. Burgh; Matthew Beasley; Rachel Bushinksy; Ted B. Schultz; Michael Kaiser; Christopher Moore; Jennifer Kulow; James C. Green
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The OGRESS sounding rocket payload
Author(s): T. Rogers; R. McEntaffer; T. Schultz; B. Zeiger; P. Oakley; W. Cash
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Status of the EPIC thin and medium filters on-board XMM-Newton after more than 10 years of operation I: laboratory measurements on back-up filters
Author(s): Marco Barbera; Simonpietro Agnello; Gianpiero Buscarino; Alfonso Collura; Fabio Gastaldello; Nicola La Palombara; Ugo Lo Cicero; Andrea Tiengo; Luisa Sciortino; Salvatore Varisco; Anna Maria Venezia
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Status of the EPIC thin and medium filters on-board XMM-Newton after more than 10 years of operation II: analysis of in-flight data
Author(s): Fabio Gastaldello; Marco Barbera; Alfonso Collura; Nicola La Palombara; Ugo Lo Cicero; Nicola Sartore; Andrea Tiengo; Salvatore Varisco
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Utilizing the Southwest Ultraviolet Imaging System (SwUIS) on the International Space Station
Author(s): Eric Schindhelm; S. Alan Stern; Kimberly Ennico-Smith
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