14 July 1986 X-ray Testing of the AXAF Technology Mirror Assembly (TMA) Mirror
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Proceedings Volume 0597, X-Ray Instrumentation in Astronomy; (1986) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.966556
Event: 1985 International Technical Symposium/Europe, 1985, Cannes, France
We describe the X-ray performance of the AXAF TMA in the 0.277 to 6.4 keV range. We verify the precise figure and smooth surface originally specified, and which were expected from the in-process optical and mechanical measurements. This paper primarily describes the test equipment and methods used, and gives examples of the detailed on-axis and off-axis data we acquired.
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D. A. Schwartz, D. A. Schwartz, P. J. McKinnon, P. J. McKinnon, S. S. Murray, S. S. Murray, F. A. Primini, F. A. Primini, L. P. Van Speybroeck, L. P. Van Speybroeck, C. C. Dailey, C. C. Dailey, J. C. Reily, J. C. Reily, M. C. Weisskopf, M. C. Weisskopf, } "X-ray Testing of the AXAF Technology Mirror Assembly (TMA) Mirror", Proc. SPIE 0597, X-Ray Instrumentation in Astronomy, (14 July 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.966556; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.966556


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