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PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 9603

Optics for EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Astronomy VII
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Volume Number: 9603
Date Published: 21 October 2015
Softcover: 56 papers (600) pages
ISBN: 9781628417692

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Front Matter: Volume 9603
Author(s): Proceedings of SPIE
An overview on mirrors for Cherenkov telescopes manufactured by glass cold-shaping technology
Author(s): Rodolfo Canestrari; Giorgia Sironi
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The ASTRI SST-2M prototype for the Cherenkov Telescope Array: opto-mechanical test results
Author(s): Rodolfo Canestrari; Enrico Giro; Elisa Antolini; Giacomo Bonnoli; Enrico Cascone; Nicola La Palombara; Giuseppe Leto; Giovanni Pareschi; Salvo Scuderi; Luca Stringhetti; Claudio Tanci; Gino Tosti
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The ASTRI SST-2M prototype for the Cherenkov Telescope Array: primary mirror characterization by deflectometry
Author(s): Giorgia Sironi; Rodolfo Canestrari
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Toward the construction of a medium size prototype Schwarzschild-Couder telescope for CTA
Author(s): J. Rousselle; K. Byrum; R. Cameron; V. Connaughton; M. Errando; S. Griffiths; V. Guarino; T. B. Humensky; P. Jenke; P. Kaaret; D. Kieda; M. Limon; I. Mognet; R. Mukherjee; D. Nieto; A. Okumura; A. Peck; A. Petrashyk; D. Ribeiro; B. Stevenson; V. Vassiliev; P. Yu
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Results and developments from the 12m Davies-Cotton medium-sized telescope prototype for the Cherenkov Telescope Array
Author(s): Louise Oakes; Markus Garczarcyk; Stefan Schlenstedt; Ronny Sternberger; Ullrich Schwanke
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Roughness tolerances for Cherenkov telescope mirrors
Author(s): K. Tayabaly; D. Spiga; R. Canestrari; G. Bonnoli; M. Lavagna; G. Pareschi
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Hard x-ray broad band Laue lenses (80-600 keV): building methods and performances
Author(s): E. Virgilli; F. Frontera; P. Rosati; V. Liccardo; S. Squerzanti; V. Carassiti; E. Caroli; N. Auricchio; J. B. Stephen
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Rapid and accurate assembly method for a new Laue lens prototype
Author(s): Colin Wade; Nicolas Barrière; Lorraine Hanlon; Steven E. Boggs; Nicolai F. Brejnholt; Sonny Massahi; John A. Tomsick; Peter von Ballmoos
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Status of ART-XC / SRG instrument
Author(s): M. Pavlinsky; V. Akimov; V. Levin; A. Krivchenko; A. Rotin; M. Kuznetsova; I. Lapshov; A. Tkachenko; N. Semena; M. Buntov; A. Glushenko; V. Arefiev; A. Yaskovich; S. Grebenev; S. Sazonov; M. Revnivtsev; A. Lutovinov; S. Molkov; R. Krivonos; D. Serbinov; M. Kudelin; T. Drozdova; S. Voronkov; R. Sunyaev; E. Churazov; M. Gilfanov; V. Babyshkin; I. Lomakin; A. Menderov; M. Gubarev; B. Ramsey; K. Kilaru; S. L. O’Dell; J. Kolodziejczak; R. Elsner; V. Zavlin; D. Swartz
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Ultra high throughput four-reflection x-ray telescope for high resolution spectroscopy
Author(s): Yuzuru Tawara; Ikuyuki Mitsuishi; Yasunori Babazaki; Ren Nakamichi; Ayako Bandai
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Development of an x-ray telescope with a large effective area for the iron K line band
Author(s): Hironori Matsumoto; Sasagu Tachibana; Shun Yoshikawa; Keisuke Tamura; Hideyuki Mori; Kojun Yamashita; Ikuyuki Mitsuishi; Yuzuru Tawara; Hideyo Kunieda
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New ray-tracing capabilities for the development of silicon pore optics
Author(s): Giuseppe Vacanti; Nicolas Barrière; Abdelhakim Chatbi; Maximilien Collon; Ramses Günther; Alexei Yanson; Mark Vervest; Marcos Bavdaz; Eric Wille
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Analytical computation of stray light in nested mirror modules for x-ray telescopes
Author(s): Daniele Spiga
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On the statistical error of the half energy width
Author(s): Giuseppe Vacanti
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The Athena optics
Author(s): Marcos Bavdaz; Eric Wille; Brian Shortt; Sebastiaan Fransen; Maximilien Collon; Giuseppe Vacanti; Ramses Günther; Alexei Yanson; Mark Vervest; Jeroen Haneveld; Coen van Baren; Karl-Heinz Zuknik; Finn Christensen; Michael Krumrey; Vadim Burwitz; Giovanni Pareschi; Giuseppe Valsecchi
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Silicon pore optics development for ATHENA
Author(s): Maximilien J. Collon; Giuseppe Vacanti; Ramses Günther; Alex Yanson; Nicolas Barrière; Boris Landgraf; Mark Vervest; Abdelhakim Chatbi; Marco W. Beijersbergen; Marcos Bavdaz; Eric Wille; Jeroen Haneveld; Arenda Koelewijn; Anne Leenstra; Maurice Wijnperle; Coen van Baren; Peter Müller; Michael Krumrey; Vadim Burwitz; Giovanni Pareschi; Paolo Conconi; Finn E. Christensen
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Silicon pore optics mirror modules for inner and outer radii
Author(s): Eric Wille; Marcos Bavdaz; Tim Oosterbroek; Maximilien Collon; Marcelo Ackermann; Ramses Günther; Giuseppe Vacanti; Mark Vervest; Alexei Yanson; Coen van Baren; Jeroen Haneveld; Arenda Koelewijn; Anne Leenstra; Maurice Wijnperle; Giovanni Pareschi; Marta Civitani; Paolo Conconi; Daniele Spiga; Giuseppe Valsecchi; Fabio Marioni; Karl-Heinz Zuknik; Mario Schweitzer
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Investigation of photolithography process on SPOs for the Athena mission
Author(s): S. Massahi; D. A. Girou; D. D. M. Ferreira; F. E. Christensen; A. C. Jakobsen; B. Shortt; M. Collon; B. Landgraf
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A design study of mirror modules and an assembly based on the slumped glass for an Athena-like optics
Author(s): Stefano Basso; Marta Civitani; Giovanni Pareschi; Enrico Buratti; Josef Eder; Peter Friedrich; Maria Fürmetz
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Slumped glass optics for x-ray telescopes: advances in the hot slumping assisted by pressure
Author(s): B. Salmaso; C. Brizzolari; S. Basso; M. Civitani; M. Ghigo; G. Pareschi; D. Spiga; G. Tagliaferri; G. Vecchi
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Slumped glass optics with interfacing ribs for high angular resolution x-ray astronomy: a progress report
Author(s): M. Civitani; S. Basso; C. Brizzolari; M. Ghigo; G. Pareschi; B. Salmaso; D. Spiga; G. Vecchi; E. Breunig; V. Burwitz; G. D. Hartner; B. Menz
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Toward diffraction-limited lightweight x-ray optics for astronomy
Author(s): William W. Zhang; Kai-Wing Chan; Raul E. Riveros; Timo T. Saha
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Progress report on air bearing slumping of thin glass mirrors for x-ray telescopes
Author(s): Mark L. Schattenburg; Brandon Chalifoux; Michael D. DeTienne; Ralf K. Heilmann; Heng Zuo
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Indirect glass slumping for future x-ray missions: overview, status and progress
Author(s): Anita Winter; Elias Breunig; Peter Friedrich; Laura Proserpio; Thorsten Döhring
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Addressing the problem of glass thickness variation in the indirect slumping technology
Author(s): Laura Proserpio; Christoph Wellnhofer; Elias Breunig; Peter Friedrich; Anita Winter
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Development of precision Wolter mirrors for future solar x-ray observations
Author(s): Taro Sakao; Satoshi Matsuyama; Ayumi Kime; Takumi Goto; Akihiko Nishihara; Hiroki Nakamori; Kazuto Yamauchi; Yoshiki Kohmura; Akira Miyake; Hirokazu Hashizume; Tadakazu Maezawa; Yoshinori Suematsu; Noriyuki Narukage
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Direct fabrication of full-shell x-ray optics
Author(s): M. Gubarev; B. Ramsey; J. K. Kolodziejczak; W. S. Smith; J. Roche; W. Jones; C. Griffith; T. Kester; C. Atkins; W. Arnold
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Fabrication of high resolution and lightweight monocrystalline silicon x-ray mirrors
Author(s): Raul E. Riveros; Linette D. Kolos; James R. Mazzarella; Kevin P. McKeon; William W. Zhang
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Development of an x-ray telescope using the carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP)
Author(s): Hironori Matsumoto; Toshihiro Iwase; Masato Maejima; Hisamitsu Awaki; Hideyo Kunieda; Naoki Ishida; Satoshi Sugita; Takuya Miyazawa; Naoki Shima; Ikuyuki Mitsuishi; Yuzuru Tawara
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Aligning, bonding, and testing mirrors for lightweight x-ray telescopes
Author(s): Kai-Wing Chan; William W. Zhang; Timo T. Saha; Ryan S. McClelland; Michael P. Biskach; Jason Niemeyer; Mark J. Schofield; James R. Mazzarella; Linette D. Kolos; Melinda M. Hong; Ai Numata; Marton V. Sharpe; Peter M. Solly; Raul E. Riveros; Kim D. Allgood; Kevin P. McKeon
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Cold shaping of thin glass foils: a fast and cost-effective solution for making light-weight astronomical x-ray optics
Author(s): M. M. Civitani; S. Basso; O. Citterio; M. Ghigo; B. Salmaso; G. Pareschi; G. Vecchi
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JIM: a joint integrated module of glass x-ray optics for astronomical telescopes
Author(s): Laura Proserpio; Elias Breunig; Peter Friedrich; Anita Winter; Christian Rohé; Josef Eder; Vadim Burwitz; Gisela D. Hartner; Benedikt Menz; Marta Civitani; Stefano Basso; Enrico Buratti
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Liquid metal actuators: correctable mounting and assembly of thin-shell x-ray telescope mirrors
Author(s): Alexander R. Bruccoleri; Martin Klingensmith; Brandon Chalifoux; Ralf K. Heilmann; Mark L. Schattenburg
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Coarse alignment of thin-shell, segmented mirrors for Wolter-I telescopes
Author(s): Benjamin D. Donovan; Edward Hertz; Vanessa Marquez; Stuart McMuldroch; Paul B. Reid; Ryan Allured
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High-efficiency blazed transmission gratings for high-resolution soft x-ray spectroscopy
Author(s): Ralf K. Heilmann; Alexander R. Bruccoleri; Mark L. Schattenburg
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Optical and x-ray alignment approaches for off-plane reflection gratings
Author(s): Ryan Allured; Benjamin D. Donovan; Casey T. DeRoo; Hannah R. Marlowe; Randall L. McEntaffer; James H. Tutt; Peter N. Cheimets; Edward Hertz; Randall K. Smith; Vadim Burwitz; Gisela Hartner; Benedikt Menz
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Diffraction efficiency of radially-profiled off-plane reflection gratings
Author(s): Drew M. Miles; James H. Tutt; Casey T. DeRoo; Hannah Marlowe; Thomas J. Peterson; Randall L. McEntaffer; Benedikt Menz; Vadim Burwitz; Gisela Hartner; Christian Laubis; Frank Scholze
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Off-plane x-ray reflection grating fabrication
Author(s): Thomas J. Peterson; Casey T. DeRoo; Hannah Marlowe; Randall L. McEntaffer; Drew M. Miles; James H. Tutt; Ted B. Schultz
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Polarization sensitivity testing of off-plane reflection gratings
Author(s): Hannah Marlowe; Randal L. McEntaffer; Casey T. DeRoo; Drew M. Miles; James H. Tutt; Christian Laubis; Victor Soltwisch
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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; Marshall Craft; Eric Blake; Connor Ross
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High efficiency carbon-based multilayers for LAMP at 250 eV
Author(s): Mingwu Wen; Qiushi Huang; Rui She; Li Jiang; Zhong Zhang; Zhanshan Wang; Hua Feng; Daniele Spiga; Angelo Giglia
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Testing multilayer-coated polarizing mirrors for the LAMP soft X-ray telescope
Author(s): D. Spiga; B. Salmaso; R. She; K. Tayabaly; M. Wen; R. Banham; E. Costa; H. Feng; A. Giglia; Q. Huang; F. Muleri; G. Pareschi; P. Soffitta; G. Tagliaferri; G. Valsecchi; Z. Wang
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Advancements in hard x-ray multilayers for x-ray astronomy
Author(s): David L. Windt
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Development of Ni-based multilayers for future focusing soft gamma ray telescopes
Author(s): David A. Girou; Sonny Massahi; Erlend K. Sleire; Anders C. Jakobsen; Finn E. Christensen
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A soft gamma-ray concentrator using thin-film multilayer structures
Author(s): Peter F. Bloser; Paul H. Aliotta; Olof Echt; James E. Krzanowski; Jason S. Legere; Mark L. McConnell; Farzane Shirazi; John G. Tsavalas; Emily N. Wong; R. Marc Kippen
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Progress in differential deposition for improving the figures of full-shell astronomical grazing incidence x-ray optics
Author(s): Kiranmayee Kilaru; Carolyn Atkins; Brian D. Ramsey; Jeffery K. Kolodziejczak; Tomasz M. Lis; Mikhail V. Gubarev; Stephen L. O'Dell; Jessica A. Gaskin; David M. Broadway
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Differential deposition correction of segmented glass x-ray optics
Author(s): Carolyn Atkins; Kiranmayee Kilaru; Brian D. Ramsey; David M. Broadway; Mikhail V. Gubarev; Stephen L. O'Dell; William W. Zhang
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Two-dimensional differential deposition: figure correction of thin-shell mirror substrates for x-ray astronomy
Author(s): David L. Windt; Ray Conley
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Using iridium films to compensate for piezo-electric materials processing stresses in adjustable x-ray optics
Author(s): A. Ames; R. Bruni; V. Cotroneo; R. Johnson-Wilke; T. Kester; P. Reid; S. Romaine; S. Tolier-McKinstry; R. H. T. Wilke
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Stress manipulated coating for figure reshape of light weight X-ray telescope mirrors
Author(s): Youwei Yao; Xiaoli Wang; Jian Cao; Michael E. Graham; Semyon Vaynman; Shannon E. Grogans; Yifang Cao; Melville P. Ulmer
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Ion implantation for figure correction of thin X-ray telescope mirror substrates
Author(s): Brandon Chalifoux; Graham Wright; Ralf K. Heilmann; Mark L. Schattenburg
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Improved control and characterization of adjustable x-ray optics
Author(s): Ryan Allured; Sagi Ben-Ami; Vincenzo Cotroneo; Vanessa Marquez; Stuart McMuldroch; Paul B. Reid; Daniel A. Schwartz; Susan Trolier-McKinstry; Alexey A. Vikhlinin; Margeaux L. Wallace
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Manufacturing and testing a thin glass mirror shell with piezoelectric active control
Author(s): D. Spiga; M. Barbera; A. Collura; S. Basso; R. Candia; M. Civitani; M. Di Bella; G. Di Cicca; U. Lo Cicero; G. Lullo; C. Pelliciari; M. Riva; B. Salmaso; L. Sciortino; S. Varisco
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Investigation of magnetically smart films applied to correct the surface profile of light weight X-ray optics in two directions
Author(s): Xiaoli Wang; Youwei Yao; Jian Cao; Semyon Vaynman; Michael E. Graham; Tianchen Liu; M. P. Ulmer
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BEaTriX, expanded x-ray beam facility for testing modular elements of telescope optics: an update
Author(s): C. Pelliciari; D. Spiga; E. Bonnini; E. Buffagni; C. Ferrari; G. Pareschi; G. Tagliaferri
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A Fresnel zone plate collimator: potential and aberrations
Author(s): Benedikt Menz; Heinrich Bräuninger; Vadim Burwitz; Gisela Hartner; Peter Predehl
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Design and implementation of an x-ray reflectometer system for testing x-ray optics coatings
Author(s): Danielle N. Gurgew; David Broadway; Mikhail Gubarev; Brian Ramsey
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Development of a deflectometer for accurate surface figure metrology
Author(s): Mikhail V. Gubarev; Brian Ramsey; Carolyn Atkins; Andrew Eberhardt
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