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Toward a hard x-ray telescope for solar flares
Author(s): Allen S. Krieger; Daniel R. Parsignault; Robert I. Altkorn; Melville P. Ulmer; Jack Bradshaw
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Paper Abstract

This paper discusses the development of a high resolution, hard x-ray telescope for imaging hard x-rays generated by energetic electrons accelerated in solar flares. We discuss the particular requirements of a hard x-ray telescope intended for solar observations, our approach to meeting these requirements, and progress made to date.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 November 2000
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4138, X-Ray Optics, Instruments, and Missions IV, (28 November 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.407549
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Allen S. Krieger, Radiation Science, Inc. (United States)
Daniel R. Parsignault, Radiation Science, Inc. (United States)
Robert I. Altkorn, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
Melville P. Ulmer, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
Jack Bradshaw, Atkinson Thin Film Systems, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4138:
X-Ray Optics, Instruments, and Missions IV
Richard B. Hoover; Arthur B. C. Walker II, Editor(s)

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