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Optics for EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Astronomy IX
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Volume Number: 11119
Estimated Publication Date: 12 September 2019

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IXPE mirror module assemblies (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Brian Ramsey
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Mirror module design of x-ray telescopes of eXTP mission
Author(s): S. Basso; M. Civitani; G. Pareschi; G. Sironi; D. Spiga; G. Tagliaferri; J. Wang; Y. Yang; Y. Xu; Y. Chen; L. Sheng; Y. Yan; P. Qiang; B. Zhao
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Next generation x-ray optics for astronomy: high resolution, lightweight, and low cost
Author(s): William W. Zhang; Kim D. Allgood; Michael P. Biskach; Kai-Wing Chan; Michal Hlinka; John D. Kearney; James R. Mazzarella; Ryan S. McClelland; Ai Numata; Raul E. Riveros; Timo T. Saha; Peter M. Solly
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Fabrication of monocrystalline silicon x-ray mirrors
Author(s): Raul E. Riveros; Michael P. Biskach; Kim D. Allgood; John D. Kearney; Michal Hlinka; Ai Numata; William W. Zhang
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Development of a thermal-oxide patterning method for mitigating coating stress-induced distortion in silicon mirrors for the Lynx X-Ray Telescope mission concept (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Youwei Yao; Brandon Chalifoux; Ralf Heilmann; Kai-Wing Chan; Hideyuki Mori; Takashi Okajima; William Zhang; Mark Schattenburg
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Recent advances in the alignment of silicon mirrors for high-resolution x-ray optics
Author(s): Kai-Wing Chan; James R. Mazzarella; Timo T. Saha; William W. Zhang; Michael P. Biskach; Ai Numata; Raul E. Riveros; Ryan S. McClelland; Peter M. Solly
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Structural analysis and testing of silicon x-ray mirror modules
Author(s): Peter M. Solly; Michael Biskach; Joseph A. Bonafede; Kai-Wing Chan; James Mazzarella; Ryan McClelland; Timo T. Saha; William W. Zhang
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Mass manufacturing of high resolution and lightweight monocrystalline silicon x-ray mirror modules
Author(s): Michael P. Biskach; Kim D. Allgood; Kai-Wing Chan; Michal Hlinka; John D. Kearney; Ai Numata; James R. Mazzarella; Raul E. Riveros; Timo T. Saha; Peter M. Solly; William W. Zhang
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Optics developments for ATHENA
Author(s): Marcos Bavdaz; Eric Wille; Mark Ayre; Ivo Ferreira; Brian Shortt; Sebastiaan Fransen; Maximilien J. Collon; Giuseppe Vacanti; Nicolas Barrière; Boris Landgraf; Ronald Start; Coen van Baren; Desiree Della Monica Ferreira; Sonny Massahi; Finn Christensen; Michael Krumrey; Vadim Burwitz; Giovanni Pareschi; Giuseppe Valsecchi; Paul Oliver; André Seidel; Tapio Korhonen
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Development and manufacturing of SPO x-ray mirrors (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Boris Landgraf; Max Collon; Giuseppe Vacanti; Nicolas M. Barrière; Ramses Günther; Mark Vervest; Luc Voruz; Sjoerd Verhoeckx; Ljubiša Babić; Laurens Keek; David Girou; Ben Okma; Marco W. Beijersbergen; Marcos Bavdaz; Eric Wille; Sebastiaan Fransen; Brian Shortt; Ivo Ferreira; Jeroen Haneveld; Arenda Koelewijn; Ronald Start; Maurice Wijnperlé; Jan-Joost Lankwarden; Coen van Baren; Paul Hieltjes; Jan-Willem den Herder; Sonny Massahi; Desirée D.M. Ferreira; Finn E. Christensen; Peter Müller; Michael Krumrey; Levent Cibik; Vadim Burwitz; Giovanni Pareschi; Giuseppe Valsecchi; Paul Oliver; Ian Chequer; Kevin Ball
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Installation and commissioning of the silicon pore optics coating facility for the ATHENA mission
Author(s): S. Massahi; F. E. Christensen; D. D. M. Ferreira; A. Jafari; S. Svendsen; P. L. Henriksen; B. Shortt; I. Ferreira; M. Bavdaz; M. Collon; B. Landgraf; D. Girou; A. Langer; W. Schönberger; T. Wellner; M. Krumrey; L. Cibik
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Performance and time stability of Ir/SiC X-ray mirror coatings for ATHENA
Author(s): S. Svendsen; S. Massahi; D. D. M. Ferreira; F. E. Christensen; A. Jafari; P. L. Henriksen; M. Collon; B. Landgraf; D. Girou; M. Krumrey; L. Cibik; A. Schubert; E. Handick; B. Shortt
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Stacking of mirrors for silicon pore optics
Author(s): Laurens Keek; Ljubiša Babić; Nicolas M. Barrière; Marcos Bavdaz; Maximilien J. Collon; Ivo Ferreira; Ramses Günther; Boris Landgraf; Ben Okma; Giuseppe Vacanti; Mark Vervest; Luc Voruz; Eric Wille
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X-ray testing of silicon pore optics
Author(s): Giuseppe Vacanti; Nicolas M. Barrière; Maximilien J. Collon; Enrico Hauser; Ljubiša Babić; Alex Bayerle; David Girou; Ramses Günther; Laurens Keek; Boris Landgraf; Ben Okma; Sjoerd Verhoeckx; Mark Vervest; Luc Voruz; Marcos Bavdaz; Eric Wille; Michael Krumrey; Peter Müller; Evelyn Handick
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Assembly of confocal silicon pore optic mirror modules for Athena
Author(s): Nicolas M. Barrière; Giuseppe Vacanti; Sjoerd Verhoeckx; Enrico Hauser; Mark Vervest; Laurens Keek; Ben Okma; Boris Landgraf; Ramses Günther; Luc Voruz; David Girou; Ljubiša Babić; Maximilien J. Collon; Marco W. Beijersbergen; Marcos Bavdaz; Eric Wille; Sebastiaan Fransen; Jeroen Haneveld; Arenda Koelewijn; Ronald Start; Maurice Wijnperle; Jan-Joost Lankwarden; Coen van Baren; Alexander Eigenraam; Peter Müller; Evelyn Handick; Michael Krumrey; Giuseppe Valsecchi
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Environmental testing of silicon pore optics for Athena
Author(s): David A. Girou; Boris Landgraf; Alex Bayerle; Maximilien Collon; Ljubiša Babić; Nicolas Barrière; Ramses Günther; Enrico Hauser; Laurens Keek; Ben Okma; Giuseppe Vacanti; Sjoerd Verhoeckx; Mark Vervest; Luc Voruz; Marco Beijersbergen; Eric Wille; Marcos Bavdaz; Sebastiaan Fransen; Coen van Baren; Alexander Eigenraam; Nikhil More
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Status of the silicon pore optics technology
Author(s): Maximilien J. Collon; Giuseppe Vacanti; Nicolas M. Barrière; Boris Landgraf; Ramses Günther; Mark Vervest; Luc Voruz; Sjoerd Verhoeckx; Ljubiša Babić; Laurens Keek; David Girou; Ben Okma; Enrico Hauser; Marco W. Beijersbergen; Marcos Bavdaz; Eric Wille; Sebastiaan Fransen; Brian Shortt; Ivo Ferreira; Jeroen Haneveld; Arenda Koelewijn; Ronald Start; Maurice Wijnperle; Jan-Joost Lankwarden; Coen van Baren; Paul Hieltjes; Jan Willem den Herder; Peter Müller; Evelyn Handick; Michael Krumrey; Miranda Bradshaw; Vadim Burwitz; Giovanni Pareschi; Sonny Massahi; Sara Svendsen; Desirée Della Monica Ferreira; Finn E. Christensen; Giuseppe Valsecchi; Paul Oliver; Ian Chequer; Kevin Ball
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Integration facility for the ATHENA X-Ray Telescope
Author(s): Giuseppe Valsecchi; Giovanni Bianucci; Fabio Marioni; Dervis Vernani; Fabio E. Zocchi; Tapio Korhonen; Mikko Pasanen; Giovanni Pareschi; Ivo Ferreira; Marcos Bavdaz; Eric Wille
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BEaTriX--the Beam Expander Testing X-Ray facility for testing ATHENA's SPO modules: progress in the realization
Author(s): B. Salmaso; S. Basso; E. Giro; D. Spiga; G. Sironi; G. Vecchi; M. Ghigo; G. Pareschi; G. Tagliaferri; M. Uslenghi; M. Fiorini; L. Paoletti; C. Ferrari; S. Beretta; A. Zappettini; M. Sanchez del Rio; C. Pelliciari; V. Burwitz; I. Ferreira; M. Bavdaz
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VERT-X: VERTical X-ray raster-scan facility for ATHENA calibration. The concept design.
Author(s): A. Moretti; G. Pareschi; M. Uslenghi; M. Tordi; R. Bressan; G. Valsecchi; F. Zocchi; P. Attina; F. Amisano; G. Sironi; B. Salmaso; S. Basso; G. Tagliaferri; D. Spiga; N. La Palombara; M. Fiorini; F. Dury; F. Marioni; G. Parissenti; G. Parodi; E. Wille; P. Corradi; M. Bavdaz; I. Ferreira
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Stray x-ray flux in the Athena Mirror
Author(s): Richard Willingale
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ATHENA: phase A study status and optics/instrument accommodation (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Mark R. Ayre; Ivo Ferreira; Marcos Bavdaz; Eric Wille; Bas Fransen; Alexander Stefanescu
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Reflectivity-enhancement at low x-ray energies in astronomical telescopes using low-density overcoatings: alternative materials and deposition methods (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Giovanni Pareschi; Marta Maria Civitani; Giorgia Sironi; Yang Yang; Giuseppe Valsecchi; Luca Magagnin; Thorsten Doering; Vincenzo Cotroneo; vadim Burwitz; Miranda Bradshaw; Carlo Pelliciari
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Thin full shells oriented to the Lynx x-ray telescope: from design to breadboard realization
Author(s): M. M. Civitani; G. Toso; S. Incorvaia; L. Lessio; G. Parodi; G. Pareschi; S. Basso; M. Ghigo; G. Vecchi
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Deterministic polishing of replicating grazing-incidence mandrels
Author(s): Jacqueline Davis; Patrick Champey; Jeffrey Kolodziejczak; Charles Griffith
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Glass-made adjustable integration mold for x-ray optics: experimental feasibility campaign
Author(s): L. Losi; M. Civitani; S. Basso; M. Lavagna; G. Pareschi
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Cold glass shaping of coated mirrors: characterization of the process
Author(s): Yang Yang; M. Civitani; S. Basso; G. Pareschi; Tongzhou Li; Runze Qi; Zhanshan Wang
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The research of nested grazing incidence x-ray telescope with high angular resolution
Author(s): Zhengxiang Shen; Jun Yu; Bin Ma; Qiushi Huang; Xiaoqiang Wang; Yingyu Liao; Kun Wang; Zhanshan Wang
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Fabrication and diffraction efficiency of a 160-nm period x-ray reflection grating produced using thermally activated selective topography equilibration
Author(s): Ross C. McCurdy; Randall L. McEntaffer; Jake A. McCoy; Drew M. Miles
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Opening the road to custom astronomical UV gratings (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Fabien Grise; Randall McEntaffer; Nicholas Kruczek; Kevin France; Eduard R. Muslimov; Jean-Claude Bouret; Amandine Caillat; Brian T. Fleming
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Curved diffractive x-ray optics for astronomy
Author(s): Casey T. DeRoo; Randall L. McEntaffer; Benjamin D. Donovan; Fabien Grisé; William W. Zhang; Maximilien Collon; Nicolas Barrière
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An updated optical design of the off-plane grating rocket experiment
Author(s): Benjamin D. Donovan; Randall L. McEntaffer; James H. Tutt; Bridget C. O'Meara; Fabien Grisé; Kim A. Allgood; Michael P. Biskach; Kai-Wing Chan; Michal Hlinka; John D. Kearney; James R. Mazzarella; Ryan S. McClelland; Ai Numata; Raul E. Riveros; Timo T. Saha; Peter M. Solly; William W. Zhang; Andrew D. Holland; Matthew R. Lewis; Matthew R. Soman; Karen Holland
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A comprehensive line spread function error budget for the Off-plane Grating Rocket Experiment
Author(s): Benjamin D. Donovan; Randall L. McEntaffer; James H. Tutt; Bridget C. O'Meara; Fabien Grisé; Kim A. Allgood; Michael P. Biskach; Kai-Wing Chan; Michal Hlinka; John D. Kearney; James R. Mazzarella; Ryan S. McClelland; Ai Numata; Raul E. Riveros; Timo T. Saha; Peter M. Solly; William W. Zhang; Andrew D. Holland; Matthew R. Lewis; Matthew R. Soman; Karen Holland
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Progress in x-ray critical-angle transmission grating technology development
Author(s): Ralf K. Heilmann; Alexander R. Bruccoleri; Jungki Song; Mark L. Schattenburg
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Grazing incidence at work: an outreach project to demonstrate the X-ray optics behaviour using the nested mirrors developed for the BeppoSAX X-ray satellite
Author(s): M. Fiorini; B. Salmaso; G. Sironi; G. Pareschi
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Design optimization for x-ray telescopes
Author(s): Timo T. Saha; William W. Zhang
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Developments in testing x-ray optics at MPE's PANTER facility
Author(s): Miranda Bradshaw; Vadim Burwitz; Gisela Hartner; Carlo Pelliciari; Andreas Langmeier; Yingyu Liao; Peter Friedrich; Giuseppe Valsecchi; Nicolas Barrière; Maximilien J. Collon; Giuseppe Vacanti
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X-ray evaluation of the Marshall Grazing Incidence X-ray Spectrometer (MaGIXS) nickel-replicated mirrors
Author(s): Patrick Champey; Amy R. Winebarger; P. S. Athiray; Ken Kobayashi; Sabrina Savage; Jeffery K. Kolodziejczak; Jacqueline Davis; Charles Griffith; Edward N. Hertz; Peter Cheimets; Brian Ramsey
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Progress toward controlling the shape of Si mirrors coated with a magnetic smart material
Author(s): M. P. Ulmer; M. Jalilvanda; D. B. Buchholz; D. J. Matthews; Jonathan Cao; B. Fujishima; N. Marks; Jian Cao; Y-W. Chung
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Novel actuators for adjustable high-resolution x-ray optics based on plastic electroactive polymers
Author(s): M. Errando
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Demonstration of femtosecond laser micromachining for figure correction of thin silicon optics for x-ray telescopes
Author(s): Heng E. Zuo; Brandon D. Chalifoux; Ralf K. Heilmann; Sang-Hoon Nam; Kyung-Han Hong; Mark L. Schattenburg
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Improving the technological readiness level of of Laue lens optics (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Enrico Virgilli; Natalia Auricchio; Claudio Ferrari; Filippo Frontera; Ezio Caroli; John B. Stephen; Sara Beretta; Piero Rosati; Stefano Del Sordo; Cristiano Guidorzi; Angelo Basili; Stefano Silvestri
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Double diffraction crystals for x-/gamma-ray optics (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Enrico Virgilli; Giovanni Pareschi; Lisa Ferro; René Hudec; Claudio Ferrari; Sara Beretta; Vladimir Tichy
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The ASTRI-Horn telescope validation toward the production of the ASTRI Mini-Array: a proposed pathfinder for the Cherenkov Telescope Array
Author(s): Enrico Giro; Rodolfo Canestrari; Pietro Bruno; Osvaldo Catalano; Dino Fugazza; Nicola La Palombara; Maria Concetta Maccarone; Giovanni Pareschi; Federico Russo; Salvatore Scuderi; Alberto Segreto; Giorgia Sironi; Gino Tosti; G. Marchiori; A. Busatta; E. Marcuzzi; I. Folla
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LEXR: A low-energy X-ray reflectometer for characterization of ATHENA mirror coatings
Author(s): P. L. Henriksen; F. E. Christensen; S. Massahi; D. D. M. Ferreira; S. Svendsen; A. Jafari; B. Shortt
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Thermal simulations for characterization of ATHENA mirror modules with a radiating box in the BEaTriX facility
Author(s): S. Basso; B. Salmaso
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BEaTriX, the Beam Expander Testing X-ray facility for testing ATHENA's SPO modules: the collimating mirror
Author(s): G. Vecchi; B. Salmaso; S. Basso; G. Sironi; M. Ghigo; D. Spiga; E. Giro; G. Pareschi; G. Tagliaferri
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X-ray reflectometry of a platinum coating as reference sample for the ATHENA coating development
Author(s): A. Jafari; F. E. Christensen; S. Massahi; S. Svendsen; L. M. Vu; P. L. Henriksen; B. Shortt; M. Krumrey; L. Cibik; E. Handick; D. D. M. Ferreira
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X-ray reflectivity measurements at chromium-iridium tri-layer coatings
Author(s): Veronika Stehlíkova; Thorsten Döhring; Tobias Schäfer; Manfred Stollenwerk; Peter Friedrich; Vadim Burwitz; Gisela Hartner; Miranda Bradshaw; Yingyu Liao; Carlo Pelliciari
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Characterization of a magnetron sputtering system for the development of broadband x-ray optic multilayer coatings
Author(s): Danielle Gurgew; David M. Broadway; Brian Ramsey
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Evaluating the projected performance of Wolter-I x-ray telescope designs for SmallSats
Author(s): L. Sethares; V. Cotroneo; J. Hong; V. Kashyap; S. Romaine
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Simulating the effects of thermoelastic deformation on the THESEUS Soft X-ray Imager optics
Author(s): S. Svendsen; E. B. Knudsen; S. Blake; T. Oosterbroek; A. 'S Jegers; D. D. M. Ferreira; T. Prod'homme; B. Shortt; R. Willingale; P. O'Brien
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Polarized X-ray sources for the 100m beamline calibration of the IXPE X-ray telescopes
Author(s): Samantha A. Johnson; Wayne H. Baumgartner; Eric T. Bradley; Christina Moraitis; Brian D. Ramsey
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X-ray telescope deformation reduction using stress relief features
Author(s): Anjelica Molnar-Fenton; Alexander R. Bruccoleri; Youwei Yao; Ralf K. Heilmann; Mark L. Schattenburg
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The ASTRI contribution to the Cherenkov Telescope Array: mirror production for the SST-2M ASTRI and the MST telescopes
Author(s): N. La Palombara; G. Sironi; E. Giro; S. Scuderi; R. Canestrari; M. Garczarczyk; M. Krause; R. Millul; N. Missaglia; M. Redaelli; G. Valsecchi; F. Zocchi; A. Zannoni; G. Pareschi
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FlashCam: a fully digital camera for the Cherenkov telescope array medium-sized telescopes
Author(s): G. Pühlhofer; M. Barcelo; C. Bauer; B. Bi; J. Catalano; S. Diebold; S. Eschbach; D. Florin; C. Foehr; S. Funk; A. Gadola; F. Garrecht; G. Hermann; I. Jung; O. Kalekin; C. Kalkuhl; T. Kihm; F. Leuschner; A. Mitchell; M. Pfeifer; G. Principe; S. Pürckhauer; O. Reimer; S. Sailer; H. Salzmann; A. Santangelo; M. Scalici; T. Schanz; T. Schwab; U. Straumann; C, Tenzer; A. Vollhardt; F. Werner; D. Wolf
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Determination of the single photo-electron spectrum and gain measurement for the Cherenkov Telescope Array camera NectarCAM
Author(s): Sami Caroff; Stephen Fegan; Pierre Jean; Jean-François Olive; Adellain Tsiahina
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