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Designing thin-film optical filters for soft x-ray astronomical telescopes
Author(s): Alan Owens; Kieran J. McCarthy; Alan A. Wells; Barry J. Kent
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Paper Abstract

The rational behind optical filter design for satellite-borne soft X-ray telescopes is elucidated by a series of sample calculations. By way of example we present the filter designs for two filters to be flown on-board the Joint European X-ray telescope (JET-X).

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1994
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2011, Multilayer and Grazing Incidence X-Ray/EUV Optics II, (1 February 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.167215
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Alan Owens, Univ. of Leicester (United Kingdom)
Kieran J. McCarthy, Univ. of Leicester (United Kingdom)
Alan A. Wells, Univ. of Leicester (United Kingdom)
Barry J. Kent, Rutherford Appleton Lab. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2011:
Multilayer and Grazing Incidence X-Ray/EUV Optics II
Richard B. Hoover, Editor(s)

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