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EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy V

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Volume Number: 2280
Date Published: 16 September 1994

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New advanced Fourier telescope for hard x-ray imaging of the sun
Author(s): Jonathan W. Campbell; Heather B. Stephens
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Enhancing a moderate resolution x-ray telescope with a rotating modulation collimator
Author(s): Paul Gorenstein; Alexis Finoguenov
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USA experiment on the ARGOS satellite: a low-cost instrument for timing x-ray binaries
Author(s): Kent S. Wood; Gilbert G. Fritz; Paul L. Hertz; W. Neil Johnson III; Michael P. Kowalski; Michael N. Lovellette; Michael T. Wolff; Daryl J. Yentis; Edward A. Bloom; L. Cominsky; K. Fairfield; G. Godfrey; J. Hanson; A. Lee; Peter F. Michelson; R. Taylor; H. Wen
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Soft x-ray quantum efficiency of microchannel plates with CsI and KBr photocathodes
Author(s): Vincent D. Rose; Kathryn A. Flanagan; Joshua Lessing; D. Kearns; Stephen S. Murray; Rachel K. Roll; Martin V. Zombeck
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Advanced, two-dimensional, high-resolution microchannel plate detector for sounding rocket experiments
Author(s): Scott P. Sarlin; Oswald H. W. Siegmund; James C. Green
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Long-term orbital performance of the microchannel plate (MCP) detectors aboard the Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer
Author(s): John V. Vallerga; Marty Eckert; Martin Sirk; Oswald H. W. Siegmund; Roger F. Malina
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Testing candidate microchannel plates (MCPs) for the Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility high-resolution camera (AXAF HRC)
Author(s): Almus T. Kenter; Joaquim J. Gomes; Stephen S. Murray; Randall W. Moore; Rachel K. Roll; Martin V. Zombeck
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Delay-line detectors for the UVCS and SUMER instruments on the SOHO Satellite
Author(s): Oswald H. W. Siegmund; Joseph M. Stock; Daniel R. Marsh; Mark A. Gummin; Richard Raffanti; Jeffrey S. Hull; Geoffrey A. Gaines; Barry Y. Welsh; B. Donakowski; Patrick N. Jelinsky; Timothy Sasseen; James L. Tom; B. Higgins; Tony Magoncelli; Jon W. Hamilton; Steven J. Battel; Arthur I. Poland; Murzy D. Jhabvala; K. Sizemore; James L. Shannon
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Near-edge structure in the soft x-ray quantum efficiency of microchannel plate (MCP) detectors
Author(s): George W. Fraser; John Ernest Lees; James F. Pearson; Anthony P. Nichols; P. Bailey
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Development of microstrip proportional counters for x-ray astronomy
Author(s): Brian D. Ramsey; Jeffery J. Kolodziejczak; Melinda Ann Fulton; Jamil A. Mir; Martin C. Weisskopf
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Development of a hybrid gas detector/phoswich for hard x-ray astronomy
Author(s): Marsha M. Pimperl; Brian D. Ramsey; Robert A. Austin; Takahisa Minamitani; Martin C. Weisskopf; Jonathan E. Grindlay; Kenneth S. K. Lum; Raj P. Manandhar
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High-efficiency hard x-ray xenon gas proportional scintillation counter
Author(s): Luis M. N. Tavora; Joaquim M. F. dos Santos; Carlos Alberto Na Conde
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Thin polyimide and silicon nitride windows for gas proportional counters
Author(s): Richard J. Aucoin; Thomas H. Markert; Seppo Arvo Anter Nenonen; Kathryn A. Flanagan; Marco Barbera
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Importance of electron tracking in understanding the response of proportional counters
Author(s): Jeffrey R. Youngen; Martin C. Weisskopf; Kurtis L. Dietz; Robert A. Austin; Stephen L. O'Dell; Brian D. Ramsey; Allyn F. Tennant
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Simple gas scintillation proportional counter soft x-ray detector for laboratory usage
Author(s): Marco Barbera; Alfonso Collura; Fabio Favata; Giuseppe Inzerillo; Filippo Mirabello
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Fabrication of high-energy x-ray transmission gratings for the Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility (AXAF)
Author(s): Mark L. Schattenburg; Richard J. Aucoin; Robert C. Fleming; Irving Plotnik; Jeanne Porter; Henry I. Smith
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Efficiency measurements and modeling of the Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility (AXAF) high-energy transmission gratings
Author(s): Christie S. Nelson; Thomas H. Markert; Y. S. Song; Mark L. Schattenburg; Dale E. Graessle; Kathryn A. Flanagan; Richard L. Blake; James M. Bauer; Eric M. Gullikson
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High-Energy Transmission Grating Spectrometer for the Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility (AXAF)
Author(s): Thomas H. Markert; Claude R. Canizares; Daniel Dewey; Michael McGuirk; Chris S. Pak; Mark L. Schattenburg
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X-ray Astronomy Calibration and Testing Facility (XACT) at Osservatorio Astronomico di Palermo G.S. Vaiana
Author(s): Alfonso Collura; Marco Barbera; Giuseppe Inzerillo; Filippo Mirabello; Salvatore Sciortino; Salvatore Serio
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Development of the UV/ion shields for the Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility high-resolution camera (AXAF HRC)
Author(s): Marco Barbera; Gerald K. Austin; Alfonso Collura; Kathryn A. Flanagan; Sharon R. Jelinsky; Stephen S. Murray; Salvatore Serio; Martin V. Zombeck
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Calibration program for the Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility (AXAF) high-resolution camera
Author(s): Kathryn A. Flanagan; Marco Barbera; Stephen S. Murray; Martin V. Zombeck
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Laboratory calibration of x-ray transmission diffraction gratings
Author(s): Daniel Dewey; Donald N. Humphries; G. Y. McLean; David A. Moschella
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SiC: filter for extreme ultraviolet
Author(s): Alexander V. Mitrofanov; Fedor A. Pudonin; Igor A. Zhitnik
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In-orbit performance of the spectrometers of the Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer
Author(s): William T. Boyd; Patrick N. Jelinsky; David S. Finley; Jean Dupuis; M. Abbott; C. Christian; Roger F. Malina
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On-orbit performance of the ALEXIS EUV telescopes
Author(s): Jeffrey J. Bloch; Bradley C. Edwards; William C. Priedhorsky; Diane C. Roussel-Dupre; Barham W. Smith; Oswald H. W. Siegmund; Timothy Carone; Scott L. Cully; Ted Rodriguez-Bell; John K. Warren; John V. Vallerga
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Field-widened spatial heterodyne spectroscopy: correcting for optical defects and new vacuum ultraviolet performance tests
Author(s): John M. Harlander; Huan Tran; Fred L. Roesler; Kurt P. Jaehnig; Scott M. Seo; Wilton T. Sanders III; Ronald J. Reynolds
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UVSTAR: a spectographic telescope for the Shuttle Hitchhiker-M bridge
Author(s): Roberto Stalio; A. Lyle Broadfoot; Franco Viola; J. Sabbah
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Prototype detector for 6-keV x-rays using nine series arrays of tunnel junctions
Author(s): William C. Barber; Roger W. Bland; Robert T. Johnson; Kenneth E. Laws; Julie S. Lee; Simon E. Labov; Carl A. Mears
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Sounding rocket experiment employing microcalorimeter detectors to obtain a high-resolution spectrum of the diffuse x-ray background
Author(s): Wei Cui; R. Almy; Steven W. Deiker; Dan McCammon; J. Morgenthaler; Wilton T. Sanders III; Richard L. Kelley; F. E. Marshall; Samuel Harvey Moseley Jr.; Caroline Kilbourn Stahle; Andrew E. Szymkowiak
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Cryogenic germanium detectors for a weakly interactive massive particle (WIMP) dark-matter search
Author(s): Walter Stockwell; D. Akerib; E. Aubourg; P. D. Barnes Jr.; A. Cummings; Angela Da Silva; J. Emes; Sunil Golwala; Eugene E. Haller; S. Margulies; B. Pritychenko; R. R. Ross; Bernard Sadoulet; T. Shutt; Garth Smith; J. Taylor; S. White; B. A. Young
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Nonequilibrium dynamics in superconducting tunnel junction detectors
Author(s): Lawrence J. Hiller; Simon E. Labov; Carl A. Mears; Matthias A. Frank; Abner F. Bello; Andrew T. Barfknecht
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Progress on the Scintillation Imaging Gas-filled Hard X-ray Telescope (SIGHT)
Author(s): Timothy K. Edberg; Steven E. Boggs; Ann M. Parsons; Bernard Sadoulet; Paul Shestople; R. Therrien; Shimon Weiss; Jeff Wilkerson; Garth Smith
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Integrated x-ray testing of the electro-optical breadboard model for the X-ray Multimirror Mission (XMM) reflection grating spectrometer
Author(s): Jay V. Bixler; Henry J. M. Aarts; Wolfgang Burkert; Antonius J. F. den Boggende; Graziella Branduardi-Raymont; Heinrich W. Braeuninger; A. C. Brinkman; William W. Craig; Todd A. Decker; Luc Dubbeldam; Christian Erd; Charles J. Hailey; Jan-Willem den Herder; Fred A. Jansen; Steven M. Kahn; Piet A. J. de Korte; C. W. Mauche; Frits B. S. Paerels; Knud Thomsen
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Measurement of background 0.1- to 2.0-MeV gamma-ray radiation onboard the orbital station MIR
Author(s): S. V. Krivov; Valery V. Dmitrenko; A. M. Galper; V. M. Grachev; V. I. Lyagushin; S. I. Sutchkov; Sergey E. Ulin; Z. M. Uteshev; K. F. Vlasik; Yu. T. Yurkin
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Study and realization of Si microcalorimeters for high-resolution spectroscopy
Author(s): Angelo Alessandrello; Chiara Brofferio; David V. Camin; C. Cattadori; Oliviero Cremonesi; Ettore Fiorini; Andrea Giuliani; A. Maglione; Benno Margesin; Angelo Nucciotti; Maura Pavan; Gianluigi Pessina; Giorgio U. Pignatel; Ezio Previtali; Luigi Zanotti
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Soft x-ray spectroscopy using charge-coupled devices with thin poly gates and floating gate output amplifiers
Author(s): Ralph Porter Kraft; David N. Burrows; Gordon P. Garmire; David H. Lumb; John A. Nousek; Mark A. Skinner; James R. Janesick; Tom S. Elliott; S. Andy Collins; Paul Vu
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Low-temperature scanning electron microscopy of niobium superconducting tunnel junctions with trapping blocks
Author(s): P. H. Videler; Nicola Rando; Peter Verhoeve; Anthony J. Peacock; S. Lemke; J. Martin; R. Gross; R. Huebener; John M. Lumley
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Synchrotron x-ray transmission measurements in the calibration program for the UV/ion shields of the AXAF HRC
Author(s): Marco Barbera; David Breslau; Kathryn A. Flanagan; Dale E. Graessle; Martin V. Zombeck
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