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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 9144

Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2014: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray
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Volume Number: 9144
Date Published: 28 August 2014
Softcover: 191 papers (2104) pages
ISBN: 9780819496126

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Front Matter: Volume 9144
Author(s): Proceedings of SPIE
Instrumentation of the WSO-UV project
Author(s): Mikhail Sachkov; Boris Shustov; Ana Inés Gómez de Castro
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Update on the CASTOR mission concept: scientific opportunities in the Euclid and WFIRST era
Author(s): Patrick Côté; Alan Scott
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Improved resolution in wide-field ultraviolet astronomical imaging
Author(s): Michael W. Davis; Thomas K. Greathouse; G. Randall Gladstone
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SubLymE: the sub-Lyman alpha explorer
Author(s): James C. Green; Kevin France
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The assembly, calibration, and preliminary results from the Colorado high-resolution Echelle stellar spectrograph (CHESS)
Author(s): Keri Hoadley; Kevin France; Nicholas Nell; Robert Kane; Ted Schultz; Matthew Beasley; James Green; Jen Kulow; Eliot Kersgaard; Brian Fleming
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The UVIT telescopes on board the ISRO Astrosat Observatory
Author(s): J. B. Hutchings
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The extreme UV imager of solar orbiter: from detailed design to flight model
Author(s): J.-P. Halain; P. Rochus; E. Renotte; F. Auchère; D. Berghmans; L. Harra; U. Schühle; W. Schmutz; A. Zhukov; R. Aznar Cuadrado; F. Delmotte; C. Dumesnil; M. Gyo; T. Kennedy; R. Mercier; F. Verbeeck; M. Thome; K. Heerlein; A. Hermans; L. Jacques; A. Mazzoli; S. Meining; L. Rossi; J. Tandy; P. Smith; B. Winter
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In-flight UV and polarized-VL radiometric calibrations of the solar orbiter/METIS imaging coronagraph
Author(s): M. Focardi; G. Capobianco; V. Andretta; C. Sasso; M. Romoli; F. Landini; S. Fineschi; M. Pancrazzi; A. Bemporad; G. Nicolini; S. Pucci; M. Uslenghi; G. Naletto; P. Nicolosi; D. Spadaro; L. Teriaca; U. H. Schühle; E. Antonucci
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The Gamma Cube: a novel concept of gamma-ray telescope
Author(s): F. Lebrun; R. Terrier; P. Laurent; D. Prêle; E. Bréelle; J.-P. Baronick; C. Buy; A. Noury; C. Olivetto; R. Chipaux
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Scientific motivations and technical design considerations for future high-energy gamma-ray telescopes in light of lessons learned from the Fermi Large Area Telescope
Author(s): Eric Charles
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MeV gamma-ray Compton camera using a gaseous electron tracker for background-suppressed observation
Author(s): A. Takada; T. Tanimori; H. Kubo; J. D. Parker; T. Mizumoto; Y. Mizumura; T. Sawano; K. Nakamura; Y. Matsuoka; S. Komura; S. Nakamura; M. Oda; K. Miuchi; S. Kurosawa
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All-sky Compton imager
Author(s): Peter von Ballmoos; Steven E. Boggs; Pierre Jean; Andreas Zoglauer
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PACT: a sensitive 100 keV-10 MeV all sky pairs and Compton telescope
Author(s): P. Laurent; V. Tatischeff; N. de Seréville; O. Limousin; W. Bertoli; E. Bréelle; Y. Dolgorouky; A. Gostojic; C. Hamadache; M. Khalil; J. Kiener
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Sub-MeV all sky survey with a compact Si/CdTe Compton telescope
Author(s): Kazuhiro Nakazawa; Tadayuki Takahashi; Shin Watanabe; Yuto Ichinohe; Shin'ichiro Takeda; Teruaki Enoto; Yasushi Fukazawa; Tuneyoshi Kamae; Motohide Kokubun; Kazuo Makishima; Takefumi Mitani; Tsunefumi Mizuno; Masaharu Nomachi; Hiroyasu Tajima; Takeshi Takashima; Toru Tamagawa; Yukikatsu Terada; Makoto Tashiro; Yasunobu Uchiyama; Tetsuo Yoshimitsu
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Pre-flight performance of a micro-satellite TSUBAME for X-ray polarimetry of gamma-ray bursts
Author(s): Yoichi Yatsu; Kei Ito; Shin Kurita; Makoto Arimoto; Nobuyuki Kawai; Masanori Matsushita; Shota Kawajiri; Shogo Kitamura; Saburo Matunaga; Shin'ichi Kimura; Jun Kataoka; Takeshi Nakamori; Sin Kubo
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The POLAR gamma-ray burst polarimeter onboard the Chinese Spacelab
Author(s): Silvio Orsi; Franck Cadoux; Catherine Leluc; Mercedes Paniccia; Martin Pohl; Divic Rapin; Neal Gauvin; Nicolas Produit; Tianwei Bao; Junying Chai; Yongwei Dong; Minnan Kong; Li Lu; Jiangtao Liu; Xin Liu; Haoli Shi; Jianchao Sun; Ruijie Wang; Xing Wen; Bobing Wu; Hualin Xiao; Hanhui Xu; Li Zhang; Laiyu Zhang; Shuangnan Zhang; Yongjie Zhang; Ilia Britvich; Wojtek Hajdas; Radoslaw Marcinkowski; Dominik K. Rybka; Tadeusz Batsch; Aleksandra Rutczynska; Jacek Szabelski; Ania Zwolinska
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X-ray polarization capabilities of a small explorer mission
Author(s): Keith M. Jahoda; J. Kevin Black; Joanne E. Hill; Timothy R. Kallman; Philip E. Kaaret; Craig B. Markwardt; Takashi Okajima; Robert Petre; Yang Soong; Tod E. Strohmayer; Toru Tamagawa; Yuzuru Tawara
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POET: a SMEX mission for gamma ray burst polarimetry
Author(s): Mark L. McConnell; Matthew Baring; Peter Bloser; Joseph F. Dwyer; A. Gordon Emslie; Camden D. Ertley; Jochen Greiner; Alice K. Harding; Dieter H. Hartmann; Joanne E. Hill; Philip Kaaret; R. Marc Kippen; David Mattingly; Sheila McBreen; Mark Pearce; Nicolas Produit; James M. Ryan; Felix Ryde; Takanori Sakamoto; Kenji Toma; W. Thomas Vestrand; Bing Zhang
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Fifteen years of Chandra operation: scientific highlights and lessons learned
Author(s): Martin C. Weisskopf; Harvey Tananbaum; Wallace Tucker; Belinda Wilkes; Randy Baggett; Roger Brissenden; Peter Edmonds; Edward Mattison
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Lessons we learned designing and building the Chandra telescope
Author(s): Jonathan Arenberg; Gary Matthews; C. Atkinson; L. Cohen; C. Golisano; K. Havey; K. Hefner; C. Jones; J. Kegley; P. Knollenberg; T. Lavoie; J. Oliver; P. Plucinsky; H. Tananbaum; S. Texter; M. C. Weisskopf
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Fifteen years of experience with the Reflection Grating Spectrometer on XMM-Newton
Author(s): C. P. de Vries; J. W. den Herder; R. Gonzalez-Riestra; C. Gabriel; J. S. Kaastra; A. J. J. Raassen; F. B. S. Paerels; A. M. T. Pollock; I. Ibarra
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Lessons from the development and operation of the Chandra x-ray observatory
Author(s): Daniel A. Schwartz
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Space astronomy and astrophysics program by NASA
Author(s): Paul L. Hertz
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Space astronomy and astrophysics program by CSA
Author(s): Denis Laurin; Alain Ouellet; Jean Dupuis; Ruth-Ann Chicoine
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The high energy cosmic-radiation detection (HERD) facility onboard China's Space Station
Author(s): S. N. Zhang; O. Adriani; S. Albergo; G. Ambrosi; Q. An; T. W. Bao; R. Battiston; X. J. Bi; Z. Cao; J. Y. Chai; J. Chang; G. M. Chen; Y. Chen; X. H. Cui; Z. G. Dai; R. D'Alessandro; Y. W. Dong; Y. Z. Fan; C. Q. Feng; H. Feng; Z. Y. Feng; X. H. Gao; F. Gargano; N. Giglietto; Q. B. Gou; Y. Q. Guo; B. L. Hu; H. B. Hu; H. H. He; G. S. Huang; J. Huang; Y. F. Huang; H. Li; L. Li; Y. G. Li; Z. Li; E. W. Liang; H. Liu; J. B. Liu; J. T. Liu; S. B. Liu; S. M. Liu; X. Liu; J. G. Lu; M. N. Mazziotta; N. Mori; S. Orsi; M. Pearce; M. Pohl; Z. Quan; F. Ryde; H. L. Shi; P. Spillantini; M. Su; J. C. Sun; X. L. Sun; Z. C. Tang; R. Walter; J. C. Wang; J. M. Wang; L. Wang; R. J. Wang; X. L. Wang; X. Y. Wang; Z. G. Wang; D. M. Wei; B. B. Wu; J. Wu; X. Wu; X. F. Wu; J. Q. Xia; H. L. Xiao; H. H. Xu; M. Xu; Z. Z. Xu; H. R. Yan; P. F. Yin; Y. W. Yu; Q. Yuan; M. Zha; L. Zhang; L. Zhang; L. Y. Zhang; Y. Zhang; Y. J. Zhang; Y. L. Zhang; Z. G. Zhao
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Large high impedance silicon micro-calorimeters for x-rays camera: status and perspectives
Author(s): J. L. Sauvageot; C. Pigot; X. de la Broïse; A. Le Coguie; F. Lugiez; J. Martignac; G. I. Groza; T. Charvolin; A. Bounab; R. Gastaud
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Development of DEPFET active pixel sensors to improve the spectroscopic response for high time resolution applications
Author(s): Alexander Bähr; Stefan Aschauer; Bettina Bergbauer; Peter H. Lechner; Petra Majewski; Norbert Meidinger; Sabine M. Ott; Matteo Porro; Rainer H. Richter; Lothar Strüder; Johannes Treis
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Development and performance of Kyoto's x-ray astronomical SOI pixel (SOIPIX) sensor
Author(s): Takeshi G. Tsuru; Hideaki Matsumura; Ayaki Takeda; Takaaki Tanaka; Shinya Nakashima; Yasuo Arai; Koji Mori; Ryota Takenaka; Yusuke Nishioka; Takayoshi Kohmura; Takaki Hatsui; Takashi Kameshima; Kyosuke Ozaki; Yoshiki Kohmura; Tatsuya Wagai; Dai Takei; Shoji Kawahito; Keiichiro Kagawa; Keita Yasutomi; Sumeet Shrestha; Hiroki Kamehama
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Scintillators with silicon photomultiplier readouts for high-energy astrophysics and heliophysics
Author(s): Peter F. Bloser; Jason S. Legere; Christopher M. Bancroft; Mark L. McConnell; James M. Ryan
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Affordable and lightweight high-resolution x-ray optics for astronomical missions
Author(s): W. W. Zhang; M. P. Biskach; V. T. Bly; J. M. Carter; K. W. Chan; J. A. Gaskin; M. Hong; B. R. Hohl; W. D. Jones; J. J. Kolodziejczak; L. D. Kolos; J. R. Mazzarella; R. S. McClelland; K. P. McKeon; T. M. Miller; S. L. O'Dell; R. E. Riveros; T. T. Saha; M. J. Schofield; M. V. Sharpe; H. C. Smith
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X-ray optical units made of glass: achievements and perspectives
Author(s): M. Civitani; S. Basso; M. Ghigo; G. Pareschi; B. Salmaso; D. Spiga; G. Tagliaferri; G. Vecchi; V. Burwitz; G. D. Hartner; B. Menz
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Optical design for a survey x-ray telescope
Author(s): Timo T. Saha; William W. Zhang; Ryan S. McClelland
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Next generation hard X-ray/soft gamma-ray optic design and implementation
Author(s): Nicolai F. Brejnholt; Marie-Anne Descalle; Regina Soufli; Michael J. Pivovaroff
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Fabrication of large-area and low mass critical-angle x-ray transmission gratings
Author(s): Ralf K. Heilmann; Alex R. Bruccoleri; Dong Guan; Mark L. Schattenburg
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Progress on indirect glass slumping for future x-ray telescope optics
Author(s): Anita Winter; Elias Breunig; Peter Friedrich; Laura Proserpio
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Measuring the performance of adjustable x-ray optics with wavefront sensing
Author(s): Ryan Allured; Vincenzo Cotroneo; Raegan Johnson-Wilke; Vanessa Marquez; Stuart McMuldroch; Paul B. Reid; Daniel A. Schwartz; Susan Trolier-McKinstry; Alexey Vikhlinin; Rudeger H.T. Wilke
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Development of the x-ray timing and polarization telescope optics
Author(s): Zhanshan Wang; Zhengxiang Shen; Baozhong Mu; Xin Wang; Xinyan Yang; Li Jiang; Runze Qi; Mingwu Wen; Zhong Zhang; Bin Ma
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Miniature lightweight x-ray optics (MiXO) for solar system exploration
Author(s): J. Hong; S. Romaine
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Development of light weight replicated x-ray optics, II
Author(s): S. Romaine; R. Bruni; B. Choi; C. Jensen; K. Kilaru; B. Ramsey; S. Sampath
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A high-energy Compton polarimeter for the POET SMEX mission
Author(s): Peter F. Bloser; Mark L. McConnell; Jason S. Legere; Camden D. Ertley; Joanne E. Hill; Marc Kippen; James M. Ryan
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WPOL: a DSSD-based hard x-ray wide field imager and polarimeter
Author(s): P. Laurent; W. Bertoli; E. Breelle; Y. Dolgorouky; C. Gouiffès; M. Khalil; O. Limousin; F. Lebrun; J. Rodriguez
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The use of laterally graded multilayer mirrors for soft X-ray polarimetry
Author(s): Herman L. Marshall; Norbert S. Schulz; David L. Windt; Eric M. Gullikson; Eric Blake; Dan Getty; Zane McInturff
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Development of the depth-graded multilayers for XTP mission
Author(s): Li Jiang; Runze Qi; Mingwu Wen; Zhong Zhang; Bin Ma; Zhanshan Wang; Yuhong Bai
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HARPO: a TPC as a gamma-ray telescope and polarimeter
Author(s): Denis Bernard; Philippe Bruel; Mickael Frotin; Yannick Geerebaert; Berrie Giebels; Philippe Gros; Deirdre Horan; Marc Louzir; Patrick Poilleux; Igor Semeniouk; Shaobo Wang; Shebli Anvar; David Attié; Paul Colas; Alain Delbart; Patrick Sizun; Diego Götz
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Design improvements and x-ray performance of a time projection chamber polarimeter for persistent astronomical sources
Author(s): Joanne E. Hill; J. Kevin Black; Thomas J. Emmett; Teruaki Enoto; Keith M. Jahoda; Philip Kaaret; David S. Nolan; Toru Tamagawa
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MAXI: all-sky observation from the International Space Station
Author(s): Tatehiro Mihara; Mutsumi Sugizaki; Masaru Matsuoka; Hiroshi Tomida; Shiro Ueno; Hitoshi Negoro; Atsumasa Yoshida; Hiroshi Tsunemi; Motoki Nakajima; Yoshihiro Ueda; Makoto Yamauchi
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The nuclear spectroscopic telescope array (NuSTAR) high-energy X-ray mission
Author(s): Kristin K. Madsen; Fiona A. Harrison; Hongjun An; Steven E. Boggs; Finn E. Christensen; Rick Cook; William W. Craig; Karl Forster; Felix Fuerst; Brian Grefenstette; Charles J. Hailey; Takao Kitaguchi; Craig Markwardt; Peter Mao; Hiromasa Miyasaka; Vikram R. Rana; Daniel K. Stern; William W. Zhang; Andreas Zoglauer; Dominic Walton; Niels J. Westergaard
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In-flight PSF calibration of the NuSTAR hard X-ray optics
Author(s): Hongjun An; Kristin K. Madsen; Niels J. Westergaard; Steven E. Boggs; Finn E. Christensen; William W. Craig; Charles J. Hailey; Fiona A. Harrison; Daniel K. Stern; William W. Zhang
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Inflight performance and calibration of the NuSTAR CdZnTe pixel detectors
Author(s): Takao Kitaguchi; Varun Bhalerao; W. Rick Cook; Karl Forster; Brian W. Grefenstette; Fiona A. Harrison; Kristin K. Madsen; Peter H. Mao; Hiromasa Miyasaka; Vikram R. Rana
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ASTROSAT mission
Author(s): Kulinder Pal Singh; S. N. Tandon; P. C. Agrawal; H. M. Antia; R. K. Manchanda; J. S. Yadav; S. Seetha; M. C. Ramadevi; A. R. Rao; D. Bhattacharya; B. Paul; P. Sreekumar; S. Bhattacharyya; G. C. Stewart; J. Hutchings; S. A Annapurni; S. K. Ghosh; J. Murthy; A. Pati; N. K. Rao; C .S. Stalin; V. Girish; K. Sankarasubramanian; S. Vadawale; V. B. Bhalerao; G. C. Dewangan; D. K. Dedhia; M. K. Hingar; T. B. Katoch; A. T. Kothare; I. Mirza; K. Mukerjee; H. Shah; P. Shah; R. Mohan; A. K. Sangal; S. Nagabhusana; S. Sriram; J. P. Malkar; S. Sreekumar; A. F. Abbey; G. M. Hansford; A. P. Beardmore; M. R. Sharma; S. Murthy; R. Kulkarni; G. Meena; V. C. Babu; J. Postma
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eROSITA on SRG
Author(s): Peter Predehl; Robert Andritschke; Werner Becker; Walter Bornemann; Heinrich Bräuninger; Hermann Brunner; Thomas Boller; Vadim Burwitz; Wolfgang Burkert; Nicolas Clerc; Evgeniy Churazov; Diogo Coutinho; Konrad Dennerl; Josef Eder; Valentin Emberger; Tanja Eraerds; Michael J. Freyberg; Peter Friedrich; Maria Fürmetz; Antonis Georgakakis; Christoph Grossberger; Frank Haberl; Olaf Hälker; Gisela Hartner; Günther Hasinger; Johannes Hoelzl; Heinrich Huber; Andreas von Kienlin; Walter Kink; Ingo Kreykenbohm; Georg Lamer; Ilya Lomakin; Igor Lapchov; Lorenzo Lovisari; Norbert Meidinger; Andrea Merloni; Benjamin Mican; Joseph Mohr; Siegfried Müller; Kirpal Nandra; Florian Pacaud; Mikhail N. Pavlinsky; Emanuele Perinati; Elmar Pfeffermann; Daniel Pietschner; Jonas Reiffers; Thomas Reiprich; Jan Robrade; Mara Salvato; Andrea E. Santangelo; Manami Sasaki; Hartmut Scheuerle; Christian Schmid; Jürgen Schmitt; Axel D. Schwope; Rashid Sunyaev; Christoph Tenzer; Lars Tiedemann; Weizong Xu; Valeri Yaroshenko; Sabine Walther; Michael Wille; Jörn Wilms; Yu-Ying Zhang
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Status of ART-XC/SRG instrument
Author(s): M. Pavlinsky; V. Akimov; V. Levin; I. Lapshov; A. Tkachenko; N. Semena; M. Buntov; A. Glushenko; V. Arefiev; A. Yaskovich; R. Sunyaev; E. Churazov; M. Gilfanov; S. Grebenev; S. Sazonov; M. Revnivtsev; A. Lutovinov; S. Molkov; M. Kudelin; T. Drozdova; S. Garanin; S. Grigorovich; D. Litvin; V. Lazarchuk; I. Roiz; M. Garin; V. Babyshkin; I. Lomakin; A. Menderov; D. Moskvinov; M. Gubarev; B. Ramsey; K. Kilaru; S. L. O'Dell; J. Kolodziejczak; R. Elsner
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ART-XC/SRG: status of the x-ray optics development
Author(s): M. Gubarev; B. Ramsey; R. Elsner; S. O'Dell; J. Kolodziejczak; J. McCracken; V. Zavlin; D. Swartz; K. Kilaru; C. Atkins; M. Pavlinsky; A. Tkachenko; I. Lapshov
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Report on the eROSITA camera system
Author(s): Norbert Meidinger; Robert Andritschke; Walter Bornemann; Diogo Coutinho; Valentin Emberger; Olaf Hälker; Walter Kink; Benjamin Mican; Siegfried Müller; Daniel Pietschner; Peter Predehl; Jonas Reiffers
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The calibration and testing of the eROSITA X-ray mirror assemblies
Author(s): Vadim Burwitz; Peter Predehl; Peter Friedrich; Heinrich Bräuninger; Josef Eder; Elmar Pfeffermann; Wolfgang Burkert; Konrad Dennerl; Gisela Hartner; Benedikt Menz; Maria Fürmetz; Giuseppe Valsecchi; Fabio Marioni; Gabriele Grisoni
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Estimation of observation possibility of the x-ray interferometer with an x-ray beam-splitter
Author(s): S. Kitamoto; S. Ogawa; T. Komatsu; R. Umezu; J. Sugimoto; H. Suzuki; D. Nambu; H. Tsumura; H. Seta; A. Hoshino; Sae Aikawa; Yutaro Niizuma
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The neutron star interior composition explorer (NICER): mission definition
Author(s): Z. Arzoumanian; K. C. Gendreau; C. L. Baker; T. Cazeau; P. Hestnes; J. W. Kellogg; S. J. Kenyon; R. P. Kozon; K.-C. Liu; S. S. Manthripragada; C. B. Markwardt; A. L. Mitchell; J. W. Mitchell; C. A. Monroe; T. Okajima; S. E. Pollard; D. F. Powers; B. J. Savadkin; L. B. Winternitz; P. T. Chen; M. R. Wright; R. Foster; G. Prigozhin; R. Remillard; J. Doty
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Introduction to the hard x-ray modulation telescope
Author(s): S. Zhang; F. J. Lu; S. N. Zhang; T. P. Li
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The French payload on-board the SVOM French-Chinese mission
Author(s): Karine Mercier; François Gonzalez; Martine Jouret-Perl; Jean-Luc Atteia; Pierre Mandrou; Roger Pons; Stéphane Basa; Bertrand Cordier; Diego Götz; Frederic Pinsard; Stéphane Schanne; Cyril Lachaud; Jianyan Wei; Shuangnan Zhang
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The microchannel x-ray telescope for the gamma-ray burst mission SVOM
Author(s): D. Götz; J. Osborne; B. Cordier; J. Paul; P. Evans; A. Beardmore; A. Martindale; R. Willingale; P. O'Brien; S. Basa; C. Rossin; O. Godet; N. Webb; J. Greiner; K. Nandra; N. Meidinger; E. Perinati; A. Santangelo; K. Mercier; F. Gonzalez
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The x-/gamma-ray camera ECLAIRs for the gamma-ray burst mission SVOM
Author(s): O. Godet; G. Nasser; J.-. Atteia; B. Cordier; P. Mandrou; D. Barret; H. Triou; R. Pons; C. Amoros; S. Bordon; O. Gevin; F. Gonzalez; D. Götz; A. Gros; B. Houret; C. Lachaud; K. Lacombe; W. Marty; K. Mercier; D. Rambaud; P. Ramon; G. Rouaix; S. Schanne; V. Waegebaert
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The ASTRO-H X-ray astronomy satellite
Author(s): Tadayuki Takahashi; Kazuhisa Mitsuda; Richard Kelley; Felix Aharonian; Hiroki Akamatsu; Fumie Akimoto; Steve Allen; Naohisa Anabuki; Lorella Angelini; Keith Arnaud; Makoto Asai; Marc Audard; Hisamitsu Awaki; Philipp Azzarello; Chris Baluta; Aya Bamba; Nobutaka Bando; Marshall Bautz; Thomas Bialas; Roger D. Blandford; Kevin Boyce; Laura Brenneman; Gregory Brown; Ed Cackett; Edgar Canavan; Maria Chernyakova; Meng Chiao; Paolo Coppi; Elisa Costantini; Jelle de Plaa; Jan-Willem den Herder; Michael DiPirro; Chris Done; Tadayasu Dotani; John Doty; Ken Ebisawa; Teruaki Enoto; Yuichiro Ezoe; Andrew Fabian; Carlo Ferrigno; Adam Foster; Ryuichi Fujimoto; Yasushi Fukazawa; Stefan Funk; Akihiro Furuzawa; Massimiliano Galeazzi; Luigi Gallo; Poshak Gandhi; Kirk Gilmore; Matteo Guainazzi; Daniel Haas; Yoshito Haba; Kenji Hamaguchi; Atsushi Harayama; Isamu Hatsukade; Katsuhiro Hayashi; Takayuki Hayashi; Kiyoshi Hayashida; Junko Hiraga; Kazuyuki Hirose; Ann Hornschemeier; Akio Hoshino; John Hughes; Una Hwang; Ryo Iizuka; Yoshiyuki Inoue; Kazunori Ishibashi; Manabu Ishida; Kumi Ishikawa; Kosei Ishimura; Yoshitaka Ishisaki; Masayuki Itoh; Naoko Iwata; Naoko Iyomoto; Chris Jewell; Jelle Kaastra; Timothy Kallman; Tuneyoshi Kamae; Jun Kataoka; Satoru Katsuda; Junichiro Katsuta; Madoka Kawaharada; Nobuyuki Kawai; Taro Kawano; Shigeo Kawasaki; Dmitry Khangaluyan; Caroline Kilbourne; Mark Kimball; Masashi Kimura; Shunji Kitamoto; Tetsu Kitayama; Takayoshi Kohmura; Motohide Kokubun; Saori Konami; Tatsuro Kosaka; Alexander Koujelev; Katsuji Koyama; Hans Krimm; Aya Kubota; Hideyo Kunieda; Stephanie LaMassa; Philippe Laurent; François Lebrun; Maurice Leutenegger; Olivier Limousin; Michael Loewenstein; Knox Long; David Lumb; Grzegorz Madejski; Yoshitomo Maeda; Kazuo Makishima; Maxim Markevitch; Candace Masters; Hironori Matsumoto; Kyoko Matsushita; Dan McCammon; Daniel McGuinness; Brian McNamara; Joseph Miko; Jon Miller; Eric Miller; Shin Mineshige; Kenji Minesugi; Ikuyuki Mitsuishi; Takuya Miyazawa; Tsunefumi Mizuno; Koji Mori; Hideyuki Mori; Franco Moroso; Theodore Muench; Koji Mukai; Hiroshi Murakami; Toshio Murakami; Richard Mushotzky; Housei Nagano; Ryo Nagino; Takao Nakagawa; Hiroshi Nakajima; Takeshi Nakamori; Shinya Nakashima; Kazuhiro Nakazawa; Yoshiharu Namba; Chikara Natsukari; Yusuke Nishioka; Masayoshi Nobukawa; Hirofumi Noda; Masaharu Nomachi; Steve O'Dell; Hirokazu Odaka; Hiroyuki Ogawa; Mina Ogawa; Keiji Ogi; Takaya Ohashi; Masanori Ohno; Masayuki Ohta; Takashi Okajima; Tsuyoshi Okazaki; Naomi Ota; Masanobu Ozaki; Frits Paerels; Stéphane Paltani; Arvind Parmar; Robert Petre; Ciro Pinto; Martin Pohl; James Pontius; F. Scott Porter; Katja Pottschmidt; Brian Ramsey; Rubens Reis; Christopher Reynolds; Claudio Ricci; Helena Russell; Samar Safi-Harb; Shinya Saito; Shin-ichiro Sakai; Hiroaki Sameshima; Kosuke Sato; Rie Sato; Goro Sato; Makoto Sawada; Peter Serlemitsos; Hiromi Seta; Yasuko Shibano; Maki Shida; Takanobu Shimada; Peter Shirron; Aurora Simionescu; Cynthia Simmons; Randall Smith; Gary Sneiderman; Yang Soong; Lukasz Stawarz; Yasuharu Sugawara; Satoshi Sugita; Andrew Szymkowiak; Hiroyasu Tajima; Hiroaki Takahashi; Hiromitsu Takahashi; Shin-ichiro Takeda; Yoh Takei; Toru Tamagawa; Keisuke Tamura; Takayuki Tamura; Takaaki Tanaka; Yasuyuki Tanaka; Yasuo Tanaka; Makoto Tashiro; Yuzuru Tawara; Yukikatsu Terada; Yuichi Terashima; Francesco Tombesi; Hiroshi Tomida; Yoko Tsuboi; Masahiro Tsujimoto; Hiroshi Tsunemi; Takeshi Tsuru; Hiroyuki Uchida; Hideki Uchiyama; Yasunobu Uchiyama; Yoshihiro Ueda; Shutaro Ueda; Shiro Ueno; Shinichiro Uno; Meg Urry; Eugenio Ursino; Cor de Vries; Atsushi Wada; Shin Watanabe; Tomomi Watanabe; Norbert Werner; Nicholas White; Dan Wilkins; Shinya Yamada; Takahiro Yamada; Hiroya Yamaguchi; Kazutaka Yamaoka; Noriko Yamasaki; Makoto Yamauchi; Shigeo Yamauchi; Tahir Yaqoob; Yoichi Yatsu; Daisuke Yonetoku; Atsumasa Yoshida; Takayuki Yuasa; Irina Zhuravleva; Abderahmen Zoghbi; John ZuHone
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ASTRO-H Hard X-ray Telescope (HXT)
Author(s): Hisamitsu Awaki; Hideyo Kunieda; Akihiro Furuzawa; Yoshito Haba; Takayuki Hayashi; Ryo Iizuka; Kazunori Ishibashi; Manabu Ishida; Masayuki Itoh; Tatsuro Kosaka; Yoshitomo Maeda; Hironori Matsumoto; Takuya Miyazawa; Hideyuki Mori; Hosei Nagano; Yoshiharu Namba; Yasushi Ogasaka; Keiji Ogi; Takashi Okajima; Satoshi Sugita; Yoshio Suzuki; Keisuke Tamura; Yuzuru Tawara; Kentaro Uesugi; Koujun Yamashita; Shigeo Yamauchi
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The Hard X-ray Imager (HXI) for the ASTRO-H Mission
Author(s): Goro Sato; Motohide Kokubun; Kazuhiro Nakazawa; Teruaki Enoto; Yasushi Fukazawa; Atsushi Harayama; Katsuhiro Hayashi; Jun Kataoka; Junichiro Katsuta; Madoka Kawaharada; Philippe Laurent; François Lebrun; Olivier Limousin; Kazuo Makishima; Tsunefumi Mizuno; Kunishiro Mori; Takeshi Nakamori; Hirofumi Noda; Hirokazu Odaka; Masanori Ohno; Masayuki Ohta; Shinya Saito; Rie Sato; Hiroyasu Tajima; Hiromitsu Takahashi; Tadayuki Takahashi; Shinichiro Takeda; Yukikatsu Terada; Hideki Uchiyama; Yasunobu Uchiyama; Shin Watanabe; Kazutaka Yamaoka; Yoichi Yatsu; Takayuki Yuasa
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ASTRO-H Soft X-ray Telescope (SXT)
Author(s): Yang Soong; Takashi Okajima; Peter J. Serlemitsos; Stephen L. Odell; Brian D. Ramsey; Mikhail V. Gubarev; Manabu Ishida; Yoshitomo Maeda; Ryo Iizuka; Takayuki Hayashi; Yuzuru Tawara; Akihiro Furuzawa; Hideyuki Mori; Takuya Miyazawa; Hideyo Kunieda; Hisamitsu Awaki; Satoshi Sugita; Keisuke Tamura; Kazunori Ishibashi; Takanori Izumiya; Sari Minami; Toshiki Sato; Kazuki Tomikawa; Naomichi Kikuchi; Toshihiro Iwase
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Soft X-ray Imager (SXI) onboard ASTRO-H
Author(s): Kiyoshi Hayashida; Hiroshi Tsunemi; Takeshi Go Tsuru; Tadayasu Dotani; Hiroshi Nakajima; Naohisa Anabuki; Ryo Nagino; Shutaro Ueda; Takaaki Tanaka; Hiroyuki Uchida; Masayoshi Nobukawa; Masayuki Ozaki; Chikara Natsukari; Junko S. Hiraga; Hiroshi Tomida; Masashi Kimura; Tadayoshi Kohmura; Hiroshi Murakami; Koji Mori; Makoto Yamauchi; Isamu Hatsukade; Yusuke Nishioka; Aya Bamba; Shuhei Katada; Kumiko Kawabata Nobukawa; Masachika Iwai; Keisuke Kondo; Tukasa Takeyoshi; John P. Doty
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Soft x-ray spectrometer (SXS): the high-resolution cryogenic spectrometer onboard ASTRO-H
Author(s): Kazuhisa Mitsuda; Richard L. Kelley; Hiroki Akamatsu; Thomas Bialas; Kevin R. Boyce; Gregory V. Brown; Edgar Canavan; Meng Chiao; Elisa Costantini; Jan-Willem den Herder; Cor de Vries; Michael J. DiPirro; Megan E. Eckart; Yuichiro Ezoe; Ryuichi Fujimoto; Daniel Haas; Akio Hoshino; Kumi Ishikawa; Yoshitaka Ishisaki; Naoko Iyomoto; Caroline A. Kilbourne; Mark Kimball; Shunji Kitamoto; Saori Konami; Maurice A. Leutenegger; Dan McCammon; Joseph Miko; Ikuyuki Mitsuishi; Hiroshi Murakami; Masahide Murakami; Hirofumi Noda; Mina Ogawa; Takaya Ohashi; Atsushi Okamoto; Naomi Ota; Stéphane Paltani; F. Scott Porter; Kosuke Sato; Yoichi Sato; Makoto Sawada; Hiromi Seta; Keisuke Shinozaki; Peter J. Shirron; Gary A. Sneiderman; Hiroyuki Sugita; Andrew Szymkowiak; Yoh Takei; Toru Tamagawa; Makoto S. Tashiro; Yukikatsu Terada; Masahiro Tsujimoto; Shinya Yamada; Noriko Y. Yamasaki
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Soft gamma-ray detector (SGD) onboard the ASTRO-H mission
Author(s): Yasushi Fukazawa; Hiroyasu Tajima; Shin Watanabe; Roger Blandford; Katsuhiro Hayashi; Atsushi Harayama; Jun Kataoka; Madoka Kawaharada; Motohide Kokubun; Philippe Laurent; François Lebrun; Olivier Limousin; Grzegorz M. Madejski; Kazuo Makishima; Tsunefumi Mizuno; Kunishiro Mori; Takeshi Nakamori; Kazuhiro Nakazawa; Hirofumi Noda; Hirokazu Odaka; Masanori Ohno; Masayuki Ohta; Shin'ya Saito; Goro Sato; Rie Sato; Shin'ichiro Takeda; Hiromitsu Takahashi; Tadayuki Takahashi; Yasuyuki Tanaka; Yukikatsu Terada; Hideki Uchiyama; Yasunobu Uchiyama; Kazutaka Yamaoka; Yoichi Yatsu; Daisuke Yonetoku; Takayuki Yuasa
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Science requirements and optimization of the silicon pore optics design for the Athena mirror
Author(s): R. Willingale; G. Pareschi; F. Christensen; J.-W. den Herder; D. Ferreira; A. Jakobsen; M. Ackermann; M. Collon; M. Bavdaz
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Preparing the optics technology to observe the hot universe
Author(s): Marcos Bavdaz; Eric Wille; Kotska Wallace; Brian Shortt; Sebastiaan Fransen; Maximilien Collon; Marcelo Ackermann; Giuseppe Vacanti; Ramses Guenther; Jeroen Haneveld; Mark Olde Riekerink; Coen van Baren; Dirk Kampf; Karl-Heinz Zuknik; Finn Christensen; Desiree Della Monica Ferreira; Anders Clemen Jakobsen; Michael Krumrey; Peter Müller; Vadim Burwitz; Giovanni Pareschi; Mauro Ghigo
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Making the ATHENA optics using silicon pore optics
Author(s): Maximilien J. Collon; Marcelo Ackermann; Ramses Günther; Abdelhakim Chatbi; Giuseppe Vacanti; Mark Vervest; Alex Yanson; Marco W. Beijersbergen; Marcos Bavdaz; Eric Wille; Jeroen Haneveld; Mark Olde Riekerink; Arenda Koelewijn; Coen van Baren; Peter Müller; Michael Krumrey; Vadim Burwitz; Giorgia Sironi; Mauro Ghigo
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Qualification of silicon pore optics
Author(s): Eric Wille; Marcos Bavdaz; Sebastiaan Fransen; Maximilien Collon; Marcelo Ackermann; Ramses Guenther; Abdelhakim Chatbi; Giuseppe Vacanti; Mark Vervest; Coen van Baren; Jeroen Haneveld; Mark Olde Riekerink; Arenda Koelewijn; Dirk Kampf; Karl-Heinz Zuknik; Arnd Reutlinger
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The wide field imager instrument for Athena
Author(s): Norbert Meidinger; Kirpal Nandra; Markus Plattner; Matteo Porro; Arne Rau; Andrea E. Santangelo; Chris Tenzer; Jörn Wilms
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Prospects and limitations of DEPFET active pixel sensors as high speed spectroscopic x-ray imager for the ATHENA wide field imager
Author(s): S. Aschauer; A. Bähr; G. Lutz; P. Majewski; L. Strüder; J. Treis
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The X-ray Integral Field Unit (X-IFU) for Athena
Author(s): Laurent Ravera; Didier Barret; Jan Willem den Herder; Luigi Piro; Rodolphe Clédassou; Etienne Pointecouteau; Philippe Peille; Francois Pajot; Monique Arnaud; Claude Pigot; Lionel Duband; Christophe Cara; Roland H. den Hartog; Luciano Gottardi; Hiroki Akamatsu; Jan van der Kuur; Henk J. van Weers; Jelle de Plaa; Claudia Macculi; Simone Lotti; Guido Torrioli; Flavio Gatti; Luca Valenziano; Marco Barbera; Xavier Barcons; María Teresa Ceballos; Lourdes Fàbrega; José Miguel Mas-Hesse; Mathew J. Page; Phillip R. Guttridge; Richard Willingale; Stéphane Paltani; Ludovic Genolet; Enrico Bozzo; Gregor Rauw; Etienne Renotte; Jörn Wilms; Christian Schmid
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Development of TES-based detectors array for the X-ray Integral Field Unit (X-IFU) on the future x-ray observatory ATHENA
Author(s): L. Gottardi; H. Akamatsu; D. Barret; M. P. Bruijn; R. H. den Hartog; J. -W. den Herder; H. F. C. Hoevers; M. Kiviranta; J. van der Kuur; A. J. van der Linden; B. D. Jackson; M. Jambunathan; M. L. Ridder
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Background simulations for the ATHENA X-IFU instrument: impact on the instrumental design
Author(s): S. Lotti; C. Macculi; D. Cea; T. Mineo; E. Perinati; Lorenzo Natalucci; L. Piro
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Wide-field MAXI: soft x-ray transient monitor on the ISS
Author(s): Nobuyuki Kawai; Hiroshi Tomida; Yoichi Yatsu; Tatehiro Mihara; Shiro Ueno; Masashi Kimura; Makoto Arimoto; Motoko Serino; Takanori Sakamoto; Hiroshi Tsunemi; Takayoshi Kohmura; Hitoshi Negoro; Yoshihiro Ueda; Mikio Morii; Yoko Tsuboi; Ken Ebisawa; Atsumasa Yoshida
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DIOS: the dark baryon exploring mission
Author(s): T. Ohashi; Y. Ishisaki; Y. Ezoe; S. Yamada; S. Yamaguchi; N. Miyazaki; Y. Tawara; K. Mitsuda; N. Y. Yamasaki; Y. Takei; K. Sakai; K. Nagayoshi; R. Yamamoto; A. Chiba; T. Hayashi
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Formation Flight Astronomical Survey Telescope (FFAST) mission in hard x-ray
Author(s): Hiroshi Tsunemi; Hiroshi Nakajima; Naohisa Anabuki; Ryo Nagino; Hideyo Kunieda; Hironori Matsumoto; Masayuki Itoh; Isao Kawano; Toshinori Ikenaga; Shinji Mitani; Toru Yamamoto; Masanobu Ozaki; Koji Mori; Yoshihiro Ueda; Takayoshi Kohmura
High-z gamma-ray bursts for unraveling the dark ages mission HiZ-GUNDAM
Author(s): Daisuke Yonetoku; Tatehiro Mihara; Tatsuya Sawano; Hirokazu Ikeda; Atsushi Harayama; Shunsuke Takata; Kazuki Yoshida; Hiroki Seta; Asuka Toyanago; Yasuaki Kagawa; Kentaro Kawai; Nobuyuki Kawai; Takanori Sakamoto; Motoko Serino; Shunsuke Kurosawa; Shuichi Gunji; Toru Tanimori; Toshio Murakami; Yoichi Yatsu; Kazutaka Yamaoka; Atsumasa Yoshida; Koji Kawabata; Toshio Matsumoto; Koji Tsumura; Shuji Matsuura; Mai Shirahata; Hirofumi Okita; Kensi Yanagisawa; Michitoshi Yoshida; Kentaro Motohara
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The Large Observatory for x-ray timing
Author(s): M. Feroci; J. W. den Herder; E. Bozzo; D. Barret; S. Brandt; M. Hernanz; M. van der Klis; M. Pohl; A. Santangelo; L. Stella; A. Watts; J. Wilms; S. Zane; M. Ahangarianabhari; C. Albertus; M. Alford; A. Alpar; D. Altamirano; L. Alvarez; L. Amati; C. Amoros; N. Andersson; A. Antonelli; A. Argan; R. Artigue; B. Artigues; J.-L. Atteia; P. Azzarello; P. Bakala; G. Baldazzi; S. Balman; M. Barbera; C. van Baren; S. Bhattacharyya; A. Baykal; T. Belloni; F. Bernardini; G. Bertuccio; S. Bianchi; A. Bianchini; P. Binko; P. Blay; F. Bocchino; P. Bodin; I. Bombaci; J.-M. Bonnet Bidaud; S. Boutloukos; L. Bradley; J. Braga; E. Brown; N. Bucciantini; L. Burderi; M. Burgay; M. Bursa; C. Budtz-Jørgensen; E. Cackett; F. R. Cadoux; P. Caïs; G. A. Caliandro; R. Campana; S. Campana; F. Capitanio; J. Casares; P. Casella; A. J. Castro-Tirado; E. Cavazzuti; P. Cerda-Duran; D. Chakrabarty; F. Château; J. Chenevez; J. Coker; R. Cole; A. Collura; R. Cornelisse; T. Courvoisier; A. Cros; A. Cumming; G. Cusumano; A. D'Ai; V. D'Elia; E. Del Monte; A. de Luca; D. de Martino; J. P. C. Dercksen; M. de Pasquale; A. De Rosa; M. Del Santo; S. Di Cosimo; S. Diebold; T. Di Salvo; I. Donnarumma; A. Drago; M. Durant; D. Emmanoulopoulos; M. H. Erkut; P. Esposito; Y. Evangelista; A. Fabian; M. Falanga; Y. Favre; C. Feldman; V. Ferrari; C. Ferrigno; M. Finger; M. H. Finger; G. W. Fraser; M. Frericks; F. Fuschino; M. Gabler; D. K. Galloway; J. L. Galvez Sanchez; E. Garcia-Berro; B. Gendre; S. Gezari; A. B. Giles; M. Gilfanov; P. Giommi; G. Giovannini; M. Giroletti; E. Gogus; A. Goldwurm; K. Goluchová; D. Götz; C. Gouiffes; M. Grassi; P. Groot; M. Gschwender; L. Gualtieri; C. Guidorzi; L. Guy; D. Haas; P. Haensel; M. Hailey; F. Hansen; D. H. Hartmann; C. A. Haswell; K. Hebeler; A. Heger; W. Hermsen; J. Homan; A. Hornstrup; R. Hudec; J. Huovelin; A. Ingram; J. J. M. In't Zand; G. Israel; K. Iwasawa; L. Izzo; H. M. Jacobs; F. Jetter; T. Johannsen; P. Jonker; J. Josè; P. Kaaret; G. Kanbach; V. Karas; D. Karelin; D. Kataria; L. Keek; T. Kennedy; D. Klochkov; W. Kluzniak; K. Kokkotas; S. Korpela; C. Kouveliotou; I. Kreykenbohm; L. M. Kuiper; I. Kuvvetli; C. Labanti; D. Lai; F. K. Lamb; P. P. Laubert; F. Lebrun; D. Lin; D. Linder; G. Lodato; F. Longo; N. Lund; T. J. Maccarone; D. Macera; S. Maestre; S. Mahmoodifar; D. Maier; P. Malcovati; I. Mandel; V. Mangano; A. Manousakis; M. Marisaldi; A. Markowitz; A. Martindale; G. Matt; I. M. McHardy; A. Melatos; M. Mendez; S. Mereghetti; M. Michalska; S. Migliari; R. Mignani; M. C. Miller; J. M. Miller; T. Mineo; G. Miniutti; S. Morsink; C. Motch; S. Motta; M. Mouchet; G. Mouret; J. Mulačová; F. Muleri; T. Muñoz-Darias; I. Negueruela; J. Neilsen; A. J. Norton; M. Nowak; P. O'Brien; P. E. H. Olsen; M. Orienti; M. Orio; M. Orlandini; P. Orleański; J. P. Osborne; R. Osten; F. Ozel; L. Pacciani; M. Paolillo; A. Papitto; J. M. Paredes; A. Patruno; B. Paul; E. Perinati; A. Pellizzoni; A. V. Penacchioni; M. A. Perez; V. Petracek; C. Pittori; J. Pons; J. Portell; A. Possenti; J. Poutanen; M. Prakash; P. Le Provost; D. Psaltis; D. Rambaud; P. Ramon; G. Ramsay; M. Rapisarda; A. Rachevski; I. Rashevskaya; P. S. Ray; N. Rea; S. Reddy; P. Reig; M. Reina Aranda; R. Remillard; C. Reynolds; L. Rezzolla; M. Ribo; R. de la Rie; A. Riggio; A. Rios; P. Rodríguez-Gil; J. Rodriguez; R. Rohlfs; P. Romano; E. M. R. Rossi; A. Rozanska; A. Rousseau; F. Ryde; L. Sabau-Graziati; G. Sala; R. Salvaterra; A. Sanna; J. Sandberg; S. Scaringi; S. Schanne; J. Schee; C. Schmid; S. Shore; R. Schneider; A. Schwenk; A. D. Schwope; J.-Y. Seyler; A. Shearer; A. Smith; D. M. Smith; P. J. Smith; V. Sochora; P. Soffitta; P. Soleri; A. Spencer; B. Stappers; A. W. Steiner; N. Stergioulas; G. Stratta; T. E. Strohmayer; Z. Stuchlik; S. Suchy; V. Sulemainov; T. Takahashi; F. Tamburini; T. Tauris; C. Tenzer; L. Tolos; F. Tombesi; J. Tomsick; G. Torok; J. M. Torrejon; D. F. Torres; A. Tramacere; A. Trois; R. Turolla; S. Turriziani; P. Uter; P. Uttley; A. Vacchi; P. Varniere; S. Vaughan; S. Vercellone; V. Vrba; D. Walton; S. Watanabe; R. Wawrzaszek; N. Webb; N. Weinberg; H. Wende; P. Wheatley; R. Wijers; R. Wijnands; M. Wille; C. A. Wilson-Hodge; B. Winter; K. Wood; G. Zampa; N. Zampa; L. Zampieri; L. Zdunik; A. Zdziarski; B. Zhang; F. Zwart; M. Ayre; T. Boenke; C. Corral van Damme; Erik Kuulkers; D. Lumb
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The design of the wide field monitor for the LOFT mission
Author(s): S. Brandt; M. Hernanz; L. Alvarez; A. Argan; B. Artigues; P. Azzarello; D. Barret; E. Bozzo; C. Budtz-Jørgensen; R. Campana; A. Cros; E. del Monte; I. Donnarumma; Y. Evangelista; M. Feroci; J. L. Galvez Sanchez; D. Götz; F. Hansen; J. W. den Herder; R. Hudec; J. Huovelin; D. Karelin; S. Korpela; N. Lund; M. Michalska; P. Olsen; P. Orleanski; S. Pedersen; M. Pohl; A. Rachevski; A. Santangelo; S. Schanne; C. Schmid; S. Suchy; C. Tenzer; A. Vacchi; D. Walton; J. Wilms; G. Zampa; N. Zampa; J. in't Zand; S. Zane; A. Zdziarski; F. Zwart
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The large area detector of LOFT: the Large Observatory for X-ray Timing
Author(s): S. Zane; D. Walton; T. Kennedy; M. Feroci; J.-W Den Herder; M. Ahangarianabhari; A. Argan; P. Azzarello; G. Baldazzi; M. Barbera; D. Barret; G. Bertuccio; P. Bodin; E. Bozzo; L. Bradley; F. Cadoux; P Cais; R. Campana; J. Coker; A. Cros; E. Del Monte; A. De Rosa; S. Di Cosimo; I. Donnarumma; Y. Evangelista; Y. Favre; C. Feldman; G. Fraser; F. Fuschino; M. Grassi; M. R. Hailey; R. Hudec; C. Labanti; P. Malcovati; D. Macera; M. Marisaldi; A. Martindale; T. Mineo; F. Muleri; M. Nowak; M. Orlandini; L. Pacciani; E. Perinati; V. Petracek; M. Pohl; A. Rachevski; P. Smith; A. Santangelo; J.-Y. Seyler; C. Schmid; P. Soffitta; S. Suchy; C. Tenzer; P. Uttley; A. Vacchi; G. Zampa; N. Zampa; J. Wilms; B. Winter
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High efficiency CCD detectors at UV wavelengths
Author(s): Erika T. Hamden; April D. Jewell; Samuel Gordon; John Hennessy; Michael E. Hoenk; Shouleh Nikzad; David Schiminovich; D. Christopher Martin
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Performance and validation of a suborbital FUV spatial heterodyne spectro-polarimeter optimized for wide-field observations of interplanetary hydrogen
Author(s): Walter M. Harris; Jason B. Corliss
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Multi object spectrograph of the Fireball balloon experiment
Author(s): R. Grange; G. R. Lemaitre; S. Quiret; B. Milliard; S. Pascal; A. Origné
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SUAVE: a UV telescope for space weather and solar variability studies
Author(s): L. Damé; M. Meftah; A. Irbah; A. Hauchecorne; P. Keckhut; E. Quémerais
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The FIREBall-2 UV sample grating efficiency at 200-208nm
Author(s): S. Quiret; B. Milliard; R. Grange; G. R. Lemaitre; A. Caillat; M. Belhadi; A. Cotel
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Improved ground calibration results from Southwest Research Institute Ultraviolet Radiometric Calibration Facility (UV-RCF)
Author(s): Michael W. Davis; Thomas K. Greathouse; G. Randall Gladstone; Kurt D. Retherford; David C. Slater; S. Alan Stern; Maarten H. Versteeg
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An introduction to the IAAT ultraviolet MCP detector development
Author(s): S. Hermanutz; J. Barnstedt; S. Diebold; H. R. Elsener; C. Kalkuhl; N. Kappelmann; M. Pfeifer; T. Schanz; K. Werner
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New facilities for Al+MgF2 coating for 2-m class mirrors for UV
Author(s): Valery Zhupanov; Oleg Vlasenko; Mikhail Sachkov; Viktor Fedoseev
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Narrowband filters for the FUV range
Author(s): Luis Rodríguez-De Marcos; Juan I. Larruquert; José A. Méndez; José A. Aznárez; Manuela Vidal-Dasilva; Liping Fu
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Characterisation of low power readout electronics for a UV microchannel plate detector with cross-strip readout
Author(s): M. Pfeifer; J. Barnstedt; S. Diebold; S. Hermanutz; C. Kalkuhl; N. Kappelmann; T. Schanz; B. Schütze; K. Werner
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Performance characterization of UV science cameras developed for the Chromospheric Lyman-Alpha Spectro-Polarimeter (CLASP)
Author(s): P. Champey; K. Kobayashi; A. Winebarger; J. Cirtain; D. Hyde; B. Robertson; D. Beabout; B. Beabout; M. Stewart
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UVMag: Space UV and visible spectropolarimetry
Author(s): Martin Pertenais; Coralie Neiner; Laurent P. Parès; Pascal Petit; Frans Snik; Gerard van Harten
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The soft x-ray photon-counting telescope for solar observations
Author(s): Taro Sakao; Noriyuki Narukage; Yoshinori Suematsu; Kyoko Watanabe; Masumi Shimojo; Shinsuke Imada; Shin-nosuke Ishikawa; Edward E. DeLuca
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Current progress of optical alignment procedure of CLASP's Lyman-alpha polarimetry instrument
Author(s): G. Giono; R. Ishikawa; Y. Katsukawa; T. Bando; R. Kano; Y. Suematsu; N. Narukage; Taro Sakao; K. Kobayashi; F. Auchère
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Hardware and software architecture on board solar orbiter/METIS: an update
Author(s): M. Pancrazzi; M. Focardi; G. Nicolini; V. Andretta; M. Uslenghi; E. Magli; M. Ricci; A. Bemporad; D. Spadaro; F. Landini; M. Romoli; E. Antonucci; S. Fineschi; G. Naletto; P. Nicolosi; L. Teriaca
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Complex of instrumentation KORTES for the EUV and x-ray imaging and spectroscopy of the solar corona
Author(s): Sergey V. Shestov; Artem S. Ulyanov; Eugene A. Vishnyakov; Andrei A. Pertsov; Sergey V. Kuzin
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Solar simulation test up to 13 solar constants for the thermal balance of the Solar Orbiter EUI instrument
Author(s): Laurence Rossi; Maria Zhukova; Lionel Jacques; Jean-Philippe Halain; Marie-Laure Hellin; Pierre Jamotton; Etienne Renotte; Pierre Rochus; Sylvie Liebecq; Alexandra Mazzoli
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The dual-gain 10 μm back-thinned 3kx3k CMOS-APS detector of the solar orbiter extreme UV imager
Author(s): J.-P. Halain; A. Debaize; J.-M. Gillis; L. Jacques; T. De Ridder; L. Hermans; M. Koch; G. Meynants; G. Schippers
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Cross strip anode readouts for large format, photon counting microchannel plate detectors: developing flight qualified prototypes of the detector and electronics
Author(s): John Vallerga; Rick Raffanti; Michael Cooney; Harley Cumming; Gary Varner; Andrej Seljak
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PANGU: A high resolution gamma-ray space telescope
Author(s): Xin Wu; Meng Su; Alessandro Bravar; Jin Chang; Yizhong Fan; Martin Pohl; Roland Walter
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The new event analysis of the Fermi large area telescope
Author(s): Carmelo Sgrò
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Calibration of the Compton Spectrometer and Imager in preparation for the 2014 balloon campaign
Author(s): C. A. Kierans; S. E. Boggs; A. Lowell; J. Tomsick; A. Zoglauer; M. Amman; J.-L. Chiu; H.-K. Chang; C.-H. Lin; P. Jean; P. von Ballmoos; C.-Y. Yang; J.-R. Shang; C.-H. Tseng; Y. Chou; Y.-H. Chang
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Monte Carlo simulations of gamma-ray space telescopes: a BoGEMMS multi-purpose application
Author(s): Valentina Fioretti; Andrea Bulgarelli; Marco Tavani; Martino Marisaldi; Sabina Sabatini; Giuseppe Malaguti; Massimo Trifoglio; Fulvio Gianotti
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X-ray gamma-ray polarimetry small satellite PolariS
Author(s): Kiyoshi Hayashida; Daisuke Yonetoku; Shuichi Gunji; Toru Tamagawa; Tatehiro Mihara; Tsunefumi Mizuno; Hiromitsu Takahashi; Tadayasu Dotani; Hidetoshi Kubo; Yoichi Yatsu; Fuyuku Tokanai; Takeshi Nakamori; Shinpei Shibata; Asami Hayato; Akihiro Furuzawa; Yuji Kishimoto; Shunji Kitamoto; Kenji Toma; Masaaki Sadamoto; Keigo Yoshinaga; Juyong Kim; Shunichiro Ide; Fumiyoshi Kamitsukasa; Naohisa Anabuki; Hiroshi Tsunemi; Jun Katagiri; Juri Sugimoto
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The x-ray timing and polarization satellite - 1, 2, 3: uncovering the mysteries of black holes and extreme physics in the universe
Author(s): Yongwei Dong
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Current status of the GRAPE balloon program
Author(s): Mark L. McConnell; Peter F. Bloser; Camden Ertley; Jason Legere; James M. Ryan; Sambid K. Wasti
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Fifteen years of the Advanced CCD Imaging Spectrometer
Author(s): Catherine E. Grant; Mark W. Bautz; Peter G. Ford; P. P. Plucinsky
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The new SCOS-based EGSE of the EPIC flight-spare on-ground cameras
Author(s): Nicola La Palombara; Anthony Abbey; Fernando Insinga; Pedro Calderon-Riano; Mauro Casale; Marcus Kirsch; James Martin; Ramon Munoz; Maddalena Palazzo; Mauro Poletti; Steve Sembay; Juan Carlos Vallejo; Gabriele Villa
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Research on ICCD for space observation of cosmic ray and dark matter
Author(s): Bingliang Hu; Xiaohui Gao; Le Wang; Haifeng Pi; Cuiyu Wei
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Monte Carlo simulation of HERD calorimeter
Author(s): M. Xu; G. M. Chen; Y. W. Dong; J. G. Lu; Z. Quan; L. Wang; Z. G. Wang; B. B. Wu; S. N. Zhang
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The transition-edge EBIT microcalorimeter spectrometer
Author(s): Gabriele L. Betancourt-Martinez; Joseph Adams; Simon Bandler; Peter Beiersdorfer; Gregory Brown; James Chervenak; Randy Doriese; Megan Eckart; Kent Irwin; Richard Kelley; Caroline Kilbourne; Maurice Leutenegger; F. Scott Porter; Carl Reintsema; Stephen Smith; Joel Ullom
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Progress towards a double flux-locked-loop scheme for SQuID readout of TES detector arrays
Author(s): Guido Torrioli; Simona Lombardo; Claudio Macculi; Luigi Piro; Luca Colasanti
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Performance improvement of x-ray CCDs by applying a magnetic field
Author(s): Keisuke Kondo; Tadayasu Dotani; Masanobu Ozaki; Masachika Iwai
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The use of Schottky CdTe detectors for high-energy astronomy: application to the detection plane of the instrument SVOM/ECLAIRs
Author(s): G. Nasser; O. Godet; J.-L. Atteia; C. Amoros; D. Barret; S. Bordon; B. Cordier; O. Gevin; F. Gonzalez; B. Houret; K. Lacombe; P. Mandrou; W. Marty; K. Mercier; R. Pons; D. Rambaud; P. Ramon; G. Rouaix; V. Waegebaert
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SuperHERO: the next generation hard x-ray HEROES telescope
Author(s): Jessica A. Gaskin; Steven D. Christe; Ronald F. Elsner; Kiranmayee Kilaru; Brian D. Ramsey; Paul Seller; Albert Y. Shih; David W. Stuchlik; Douglas A. Swartz; Allyn F. Tennant; Bruce Weddendorf; Matthew D. Wilson; Colleen A. Wilson-Hodge
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Preserving accurate figures in coating and bonding mirrors for lightweight x-ray telescopes
Author(s): Kai-Wing Chan; William W. Zhang; Marton V. Sharpe; James R. Mazzarella; Ryan S. McClelland; Michael P. Biskach; Timo T. Saha; Linette D. Kolos; Mao-Ling Hong
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Process of constructing a lightweight x-ray flight mirror assembly
Author(s): Ryan S. McClelland; Michael P. Biskach; Kai-Wing Chan; Rebecca A Espina; Bruce R. Hohl; Timo T. Saha; William W. Zhang
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Analysis of the optical surface properties in the indirect glass slumping
Author(s): Anita Winter; Elias Breunig; Peter Friedrich; Laura Proserpio
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Mounting for fabrication, metrology, and assembly of full-shell grazing-incidence optics
Author(s): Jacqueline M. Roche; Mikhail V. Gubarev; W. Scott Smith; Stephen L. O’Dell; Jeffery J Kolodziejczak; Martin C. Weisskopf; Brian D. Ramsey; Ronald F. Elsner
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Fabrication of single crystal silicon mirror substrates for X-ray astronomical missions
Author(s): Raul E. Riveros; Vincent T. Bly; Linette D. Kolos; Kevin P. McKeon; James R. Mazzarella; Timothy M. Miller; William W. Zhang
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Alignment and integration of thin, lightweight x-ray optics into modules
Author(s): Michael P. Biskach; Kai-Wing Chan; James R. Mazzarella; Ryan S. McClelland; Timo T. Saha; Mark J. Schofield; William W. Zhang
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Studies of lightweight x-ray telescope with CFRP
Author(s): Satoshi Sugita; Hisamitsu Awaki; Daichi Kurihara; Kenya Yoshioka; Yuuki Tomita; Keiji Ogi; Hideyo Kunieda; Hironori Matsumoto; Takuya Miyazawa; Toshihiro Iwase; Tatsuya Hibino; Takashi Ishikawa; Takayoshi Hamada; Naoki Ishida; Hiromichi Akiyama; Kazuaki Kishimoto; Shin Utsunomiya; Tomohiro Kamiya
Industrialization scenario for X-ray telescopes production based on glass slumping
Author(s): Laura Proserpio; Thorsten Döhring; Elias Breunig; Peter Friedrich; Anita Winter
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Characterising x-ray mirror deformations with a phase measuring deflectometry system
Author(s): E. Breunig; P. Friedrich; L. Proserpio; A. Winter
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Upgrade of the thirty-meter x-ray pencil beam line at the Institute of Space and Astronautical Science
Author(s): Takayuki Hayashi; Toshiki Sato; Kazuki Tomikawa; Naomichi Kikuchi; Takuro Sato; Ryo Iizuka; Yoshitomo Maeda; Manabu Ishida
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Alignment and integration of slumped glass x-ray mirrors at MPE
Author(s): E. Breunig; P. Friedrich; L. Proserpio; A. Winter
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A high resolution large x-ray mission based on thin glass: optomechanical design
Author(s): Stefano Basso; Enrico Buratti; Marta Civitani; Giovanni Pareschi; Bianca Salmaso; Daniele Spiga; Mauro Ghigo; Gianpiero Tagliaferri; Josef Eder
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Shaping of thin glass X-ray telescope mirrors using air bearing slumping and ion implantation
Author(s): Brandon Chalifoux; Ralf K. Heilmann; Mark L. Schattenburg
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Ray tracing simulations for the wide-field x-ray telescope of the Einstein Probe mission based on Geant4 and XRTG4
Author(s): Donghua Zhao; Chen Zhang; Weimin Yuan; Richard Willingale; Zhixing Ling; Hua Feng; Hong Li; Jianfeng Ji; Wenxin Wang; Shuangnan Zhang
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Manufacture of aspherical molding dies for x-ray telescopes after ASTRO-H
Author(s): Yoshiharu Namba; Anthony Beaucamp; Hironori Matsumoto; Keisuke Tamura; Yuzuru Tawara; Hideyo Kunieda; Tadayuki Takahashi
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Enhanced far-ultraviolet reflectance of MgF2 and LiF over-coated Al mirrors
Author(s): Manuel A. Quijada; Javier Del Hoyo; Stephen Rice
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Recent developments and results of new ultraviolet reflective mirror coatings
Author(s): Christopher Samuel Moore; John Hennessy; April D. Jewell; Shouleh Nikzad; Kevin France
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Data acquisition system and ground calibration of polarized gamma-ray observer (PoGOLite)
Author(s): Hiromitsu Takahashi; Maxime Chauvin; Yasushi Fukazawa; Miranda Jackson; Tuneyoshi Kamae; Takafumi Kawano; Mozsi Kiss; Merlin Kole; Victor Mikhalev; Tsunefumi Mizuno; Elena Moretti; Mark Pearce; Stefan Rydström
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The development of gamma-ray burst polarimeter for a small satellite
Author(s): Shuichi Gunji; Takeshi Nakamori; Mitsumasa Sakano; Jun Katagiri; Tatsuya Kishikawa; Koki Kato; Sayaka Kimura; Mika Takakura; Yuma Oikawa; Tatsuya Ueda
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Simulation studies on performance parameters of a TPC polarimeter
Author(s): Rakhee K.; Koushal V.; Radhakrishna V.; Baishali G.; Vinodkumar A. M.
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Monte-Carlo estimation of the inflight performance of the GEMS satellite x-ray polarimeter
Author(s): Takao Kitaguchi; Toru Tamagawa; Asami Hayato; Teruaki Enoto; Akifumi Yoshikawa; Kenta Kaneko; Yoko Takeuchi; Kevin Black; Joanne Hill; Keith Jahoda; John Krizmanic; Steven Sturner; Scott Griffiths; Philip Kaaret; Hannah Marlowe
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Performance verification of the Gravity and Extreme Magnetism Small explorer (GEMS) x-ray polarimeter
Author(s): Teruaki Enoto; J. Kevin Black; Takao Kitaguchi; Asami Hayato; Joanne E. Hill; Keith Jahoda; Toru Tamagawa; Kenta Kaneko; Yoko Takeuchi; Akifumi Yoshikawa; Hannah Marlowe; Scott Griffiths; Philip E. Kaaret; David Kenward; Syed Khalid
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Properties of the flight model gas electron multiplier for the GEMS mission
Author(s): Yoko Takeuchi; Takao Kitaguchi; Asami Hayato; Toru Tamagawa; Wataru Iwakiri; Fumi Asami; Akifumi Yoshikawa; Kenta Kaneko; Teruaki Enoto; Kevin Black; Joanne E. Hill; Keith Jahoda
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The eROSITA x-ray baffle
Author(s): Peter Friedrich; C. Rohé; R. Gaida; J. Hartwig; F. Soller; H. Bräuninger; B. Budau; W. Burkert; V. Burwitz; J. Eder; G. Hartner; B. Menz; P. Predehl
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A setup for soft proton scattering on x-ray mirrors
Author(s): Sebastian Diebold; Josef Jochum; Eckhard Kendziorra; Emanuele Perinati; Andrea Santangelo; Chris Tenzer
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ART-XC/SRG: results of thermo-vacuum tests
Author(s): N. Semena; M. Pavlinsky; M. Buntov; D. Serbinov; E. Gurova; V. Tambov; I. Roiz; M. Garin; V. Lazarchuk; A. Zaytcev; V. Martunov; A. Shabarchin; A. Sokolov
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ART-XC/SRG: status of the x-ray focal plane detector development
Author(s): Vasily Levin; Mikhail Pavlinsky; Valeriy Akimov; Maria Kuznetsova; Alexey Rotin; Alexander Krivchenko; Igor Lapshov; Vladimir Oleinikov
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The calibration of flight mirror modules for the ART-XC instrument on board the SRG mission
Author(s): M. Gubarev; B. Ramsey; J. J. Kolodziejczak; S. L. O'Dell; R. Elsner; V. Zavlin; D. Swartz; M. Pavlinsky; A. Tkachenko; I. Lapshov
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Analysis of proton propagation through the eROSITA telescope
Author(s): E. Perinati; T. Mineo; M. Freyberg; S. Diebold; A. Santangelo; C. Tenzer
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Bumber filter against micrometeoroids for eROSITA
Author(s): E. Perinati; S. Bugiel; M. Freyberg; Sebastian Diebold; A. Santangelo; R. Srama; C. Tenzer; A. von Kienlin
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The x-ray telescope eROSITA: qualification of the thermal control system
Author(s): Maria Fürmetz; Josef Eder; Elmar Pfeffermann; Peter Predehl
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Arcus: an ISS-attached high-resolution x-ray grating spectrometer
Author(s): R. K. Smith; M. Ackermann; R. Allured; M. W. Bautz; J. Bregman; J. Bookbinder; D. Burrows; L. Brenneman; N. Brickhouse; P. Cheimets; A. Carrier; M. Freeman; J. Kaastra; R. McEntaffer; J. Miller; A. Ptak; R. Petre; G. Vacanti
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The camera of the Microchannel X-ray telescope onboard the SVOM mission
Author(s): Aline Meuris; Frédéric Pinsard; Eric Doumayrou; Thierry Tourrette; Diego Götz; Mickael Carty; Modeste Donati; Luc Dumaye; Alain Goetschy; François Nico; Norbert Meidinger; Danilo Miessner; Karine Mercier
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ECLAIRs detection plane: current state of development
Author(s): K. Lacombe; R. Pons; C. Amoros; J.-L. Atteia; D. Barret; M. Billot; S. Bordon; B. Cordier; O. Gevin; O. Godet; F. Gonzalez; B. Houret; K. Mercier; P. Mandrou; W. Marty; G. Nasser; D. Rambaud; P. Ramon; G. Rouaix; V. Waegebaert
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Engineering design of the Regolith X-ray Imaging Spectrometer (REXIS) instrument: an OSIRIS-REx student collaboration
Author(s): Michael Jones; Mark Chodas; Matthew J. Smith; Rebecca A. Masterson
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Development of CCDs for REXIS on OSIRIS-REx
Author(s): Kevin K. Ryu; Barry E. Burke; Harry R. Clark; Renee D. Lambert; Peter O'Brien; Vyshnavi Suntharalingam; Christopher M. Ward; Keith Warner; Mark W. Bautz; Richard P. Binzel; Steven E. Kissel; Rebecca A. Masterson
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The x-ray facilities in-building for calibrations of HXMT
Author(s): S. Zhang; Y. P. Chen; Y. N. Xie; X. Q. Li; X. V. Zhou; J. J. Wu; G. F. Wang; Q. F. Han; F. Jia; F. J. Lu
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The Canadian Astro-H Metrology System
Author(s): Luigi Gallo; Casey Lambert; Alex Koujelev; Stephane Gagnon; Martin Guibert
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Recent progress in the ground calibration of the ASTRO-H Hard X-ray telescope (HXT-2)
Author(s): Hideyuki Mori; Yuji Kuroda; Takuya Miyazawa; Hisamitsu Awaki; Yasunori Babazaki; Akihiro Furuzawa; Tatsuya Hibino; Ryo Iizuka; Kazunori Ishibashi; Toshihiro Iwase; Hideyo Kunieda; Daichi Kurihara; Hironori Matsumoto; Yusuke Miyata; Shigetaka Saji; Satoshi Sugita; Yoshio Suzuki; Sasagu Tachibana; Keisuke Tamura; Yuzuru Tawara; Kentaro Uesugi
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Ground-based x-ray calibration of the Astro-H soft x-ray telescopes
Author(s): Ryo Iizuka; Takayuki Hayashi; Yoshitomo Maeda; Manabu Ishida; Kazuki Tomikawa; Toshiki Sato; Naomichi Kikuchi; Takashi Okajima; Yang Soong; Peter J. Serlemitsos; Hideyuki Mori; Takanori Izumiya; Sari Minami
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Revealing a detailed performance of the soft x-ray telescopes of the ASTRO-H mission
Author(s): T. Sato; R. Iizuka; T. Hayashi; Y. Maeda; M. Ishida; K. Tomikawa; N. Kikuchi; T. Okajima; Y. Soong; P. Serlemitsos; H. Mori; T. Izumiya; S. Minami
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Performance verification and system integration tests of the pulse shape processor for the soft x-ray spectrometer onboard ASTRO-H
Author(s): Sawako Takeda; Makoto S. Tashiro; Yoshitaka Ishisaki; Masahiro Tsujimoto; Hiromi Seta; Yuya Shimoda; Sunao Yamaguchi; Sho Uehara; Yukikatsu Terada; Ryuichi Fujimoto; Kazuhisa Mitsuda
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Soft x-ray transmission of contamination blocking filter for SXI onboard ASTRO-H
Author(s): Takayoshi Kohmura; Kenta Kaneko; Hiroshi Tsunemi; Kiyoshi Hayashida; Ryo Nagino; Shota Inoue; Daiki Uchida; Shuhei Katada; Tadayasu Dotani; Masanobu Ozaki; Hiroshi Tomida; Masashi Kimura; Takeshi Go Tsuru; Shoma Ikeda; Kazunari Yabe; Kento Miyakawa; Masato Andoh; Shintaro Kuwano; Yuta Sato; Kohki Tamasawa; Shoma Tanno; Yuma Yoshino
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Thermal design of the hard x-ray imager and the soft gamma-ray detector onboard ASTRO-H
Author(s): Hirofumi Noda; Kazuhiro Nakazawa; Kazuo Makishima; Naoko Iwata; Hiroyuki Ogawa; Masayuki Ohta; Goro Sato; Madoka Kawaharada; Shin Watanabe; Motohide Kokubun; Tadayuki Takahashi; Masanori Ohno; Yasushi Fukazawa; Hiroyasu Tajima; Hideki Uchiyama; Shuji Ito; Keita Fukuzawa
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Development and calibration of fine collimators for the ASTRO-H Soft Gamma-ray Detector
Author(s): T. Mizuno; D. Kimura; Y. Fukazawa; S. Furui; K. Goto; T. Hayashi; K. S. Kawabata; T. Kawano; Y. Kitamura; H. Shirakawa; T. Tanabe; K. Makishima; K. Nakajima; K. Nakazawa; T. Fukuyama; Y. Ichinohe; K. Ishimura; M. Ohta; T. Sato; T. Takahashi; Y. Uchida; S. Watanabe; K. Ishibashi; K. Sakanobe; H. Matsumoto; T. Miyazawa; H. Mori; M. Sakai; H. Tajima
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Development and verification of signal processing system of BGO active shield onboard Astro-H
Author(s): Masanori Ohno; Shin'ya Tokuda; Takafumi Kawano; Shunya Furui; Ikumi Edahiro; Hiromitsu Takahashi; Kunihiro Goto; Yasushi Fukazawa; Hiroaki Murakami; Syogo Kobayashi; Soki Sakurai; Makoto Sasano; Shunsuke Torii; Toshio Nakano; Ko Ono; Kazuma Miyake; Terukazu Nishida; Kazuhiro Nakazawa; Kazuo Makishima; Kouichi Hagino; Takayuki Yuasa; Hirokazu Odaka; Rie Sato; Shin Watanabe; Motohide Kokubun; Tadayuki Takahashi; Goro Sato; Jun Kataoka; Tatsuhiko Saito; Kazutaka Yamaoka; Hiroyasu Tajima; Yoichi Yatsu; Takeshi Nakamori; Hideki Uchiyama; Daisuke Yonetoku
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An expanded x-ray beam facility (BEaTriX) to test the modular elements of the ATHENA optics
Author(s): D. Spiga; C. Pelliciari; E. Bonnini; E. Buffagni; C. Ferrari; G. Pareschi; G. Tagliaferri
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Studying ATHENA optics with divergent and collimated x-ray beams
Author(s): Benedikt Menz; Heinrich Bräuninger; Vadim Burwitz; Gisela Hartner; Peter Predehl
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Optical design for ATHENA X-ray telescope based on slumped mirror segments
Author(s): Laura Proserpio; Elias Breunig; Peter Friedrich; Anita Winter
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VERITAS 2.0 a multi-channel readout ASIC suitable for the DEPFET arrays of the WFI for Athena
Author(s): Matteo Porro; Davide Bianchi; Giulio De Vita; Sven Herrmann; Andreas Wassatsch; Alexander Bähr; Bettina Bergbauer; Norbert Meidinger; Sabine Ott; Johannes Treis
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Towards Mo/Au based TES detectors for Athena/X-IFU
Author(s): Lourdes Fàbrega; Agustín Camón; José Luís Costa-Krämer; Carlos Pobes; María Parra-Borderías; Iván Fernández-Martínez; Rosa Jáudenes; Pedro Cereceda; María Teresa Ceballos; Xavier Barcons; Javier Sesé; Jesús Martín-Pintado; Luciano Gottardi; Marcel Bruijn; Madhu Jambunathan; Roland H. den Hartog; Jan van der Kuur; Jan-Willem den Herder; Didier Barret
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Requirements for the detectors and read-out of ATHENA X-IFU
Author(s): R. den Hartog; D. Barret; L. Gottardi; J.-W. den Herder; B. Jackson; P. de Korte; J. van der Kuur; B.-J. van Leeuwen; D. van Loon; A. Nieuwenhuizen; L. Ravera
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TES-detector based focal plane assembly key-technology developments for ATHENA and SAFARI
Author(s): H. J. van Weers; J. W. den Herder; B. D. Jackson; P. P. K. Kooijman; C. Bruineman; K. Ravensberg; M. P. Bruijn; B. Rangarajan; A. J. van der Linden; M. L. Ridder; M. Leeman; B. J. van Leeuwen; A. Gotink; S. Kwast; T. J. van der Velde; J. R. H. Diesveld; C. Werner; R. F. M. M. Hamelinck
The Cryogenic AntiCoincidence detector for ATHENA: the progress towards the final pixel design
Author(s): Claudio Macculi; Luigi Piro; Donatella Cea; Luca Colasanti; Simone Lotti; Lorenzo Natalucci; Flavio Gatti; Daniela Bagliani; Michele Biasotti; Dario Corsini; Giulio Pizzigoni; Guido Torrioli; Marco Barbera; Teresa Mineo; Emanuele Perinati
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The DRE: the digital readout electronics for ATHENA X-IFU
Author(s): Laurent Ravera; Christophe Cara; María Teresa Ceballos; Xavier Barcons; Didier Barret; Rodolphe Clédassou; Antoine Clénet; Beatriz Cobo; Eric Doumayrou; Roland H. den Hartog; Bert-Joost van Leeuwen; Dennis van Loon; José Miguel Mas-Hesse; Claude Pigot; Etienne Pointecouteau
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Baseline design of the thermal blocking filters for the X-IFU detector on board ATHENA
Author(s): M. Barbera; A. Collura; F. Gatti; U. Lo Cicero; C. Macculi; L. Piro; E. Renotte; S. Sciortino
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ATHENA X-IFU detector cooling chain
Author(s): M. B. C. Branco; I. Charles; J. Butterworth
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Coolers development for the ATHENA X-IFU cryogenic chain
Author(s): L. Duband; I. Charles; J.-M. Duval
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ATHENA end-to-end simulations
Author(s): Jörn Wilms; Thorsten Brand; Didier Barret; Tobias Beuchert; Jan-Willem den Herder; Ingo Kreykenbohm; Simone Lotti; Norbert Meidinger; Kirpal Nandra; Philippe Peille; Luigi Piro; Arne Rau; Christian Schmid; Randall K. Smith; Christoph Tenzer; Michael Wille; Richard Willingale
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Background studies for ATHENA: towards a new assessment phase
Author(s): E. Perinati; A. Santangelo; C. Tenzer
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Development of the hard x-ray monitor onboard WF-MAXI
Author(s): Makoto Arimoto; Yoichi Yatsu; Nobuyuki Kawai; Hirokazu Ikeda; Atsushi Harayama; Shin'ichiro Takeda; Tadayuki Takahashi; Hiroshi Tomida; Shiro Ueno; Masashi Kimura; Tatehiro Mihara; Motoko Serino; Hiroshi Tsunemi; Atsumasa Yoshida; Takanori Sakamoto; Tadayoshi Kohmura; Hitoshi Negoro; Yoshihiro Ueda
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Development of soft x-ray large solid angle camera onboard WF-MAXI
Author(s): Masashi Kimura; Hiroshi Tomida; Shiro Ueno; Nobuyuki Kawai; Yoichi Yatsu; Makoto Arimoto; Tatehiro Mihara; Motoko Serino; Hiroshi Tsunemi; Atsumasa Yoshida; Takanori Sakamoto; Takayoshi Kohmura; Hitoshi Negoro
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Development of the Four-stage X-ray telescope (FXT) for the DIOS mission
Author(s): Yuzuru Tawara; Ikuya Sakurai; Satoshi Sugita; Shunya Takizawa; Yasunori Babazaki; Ren Nakamichi; Ayako Bandai; Yoshitomo Maeda; Takayuki Hayashi
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Optimisation of the design for the LOFT large area detector module
Author(s): D. M. Walton; B. Winter; S. Zane; T. E Kennedy; J. Coker; M. Feroci; J.-W. Den Herder; A. Argan; P. Azzarello; D. Barret; L. J. Bradley; F. Cadoux; A. Cros; Y. Evangelista; Y. Favre; G. W. Fraser; M. R Hailey; T. Hunt; A. Martindale; F. Muleri; L. Pacciani; M. Pohl; P. J. Smith; A. Santangelo; S. Suchy; C. Tenzer; G. Zampa; N. Zampa
The SIRIUS mixed analog-digital ASIC developed for the LOFT LAD and WFM instruments
Author(s): A. Cros; D. Rambaud; E. Moutaye; L. Ravera; D. Barret; P. Caïs; R. Clédassou; P. Bodin; J. Y. Seyler; A. Bonzo; M. Feroci; C. Labanti; Y. Evangelista; Y. Favre
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Radiation tests of the silicon drift detectors for LOFT
Author(s): E. Del Monte; P. Azzarello; E. Bozzo; S. Bugiel; S. Diebold; Y. Evangelista; E. Kendziorra; F. Muleri; E. Perinati; A. Rachevski; G. Zampa; N. Zampa; M. Feroci; M. Pohl; A. Santangelo; A. Vacchi
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Hyper-velocity impact test and simulation of a double-wall shield concept for the Wide Field Monitor aboard LOFT
Author(s): E. Perinati; M. Rott; A. Santangelo; S. Suchy; C. Tenzer; E. Del Monte; J.-W. den Herder; S. Diebold; M. Feroci; A. Rachevski; A. Vacchi; G. Zampa; N. Zampa
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Baseline design of the filters for the LAD detector on board LOFT
Author(s): M. Barbera; B. Winter; J. Coker; M. Feroci; T. Kennedy; D. Walton; S. Zane
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The digital data processing concepts of the LOFT mission
Author(s): C. Tenzer; A. Argan; A. Cros; Y. Favre; M. Gschwender; F. Jetter; A. Santangelo; S. Schanne; P. Smith; S. Suchy; P. Uter; D. Walton; H. Wende
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Instrumental and scientific simulations of the LOFT wide field monitor
Author(s): Y. Evangelista; I. Donnarumma; R. Campana; C. Schmid; M. Feroci
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The LOFT burst alert system and its burst onboard trigger
Author(s): Stéphane Schanne; Diego Götz; Hervé Le Provost; Frédéric Château; Enrico Bozzo; Søren Brandt
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The LOFT ground segment
Author(s): E. Bozzo; A. Antonelli; A. Argan; D. Barret; Pavel Binko; S. Brandt; E. Cavazzuti; T. Courvoisier; J. W. den Herder; M. Feroci; C. Ferrigno; P. Giommi; D. Götz; L. Guy; M. Hernanz; J. J. M. in't Zand; D. Klochkov; Erik Kuulkers; C. Motch; D. Lumb; A. Papitto; Carlotta Pittori; R. Rohlfs; A. Santangelo; C. Schmid; A. D. Schwope; P. J. Smith; N. A. Webb; J. Wilms; S. Zane
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Effect of a magnetic field generated by permanent magnets on the GPD polarization sensitivity
Author(s): Paolo Soffitta; Enrico Costa; Alfredo Morbidini; Fabio Muleri; Alda Rubini; Daniele Spiga; Ronaldo Bellazzini; Alessandro Brez; Luca de Ruvo; Massimo Minuti; Michele Pinchera; Gloria Spandre
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