21 October 1986 The Mirrors For The Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer
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Proceedings Volume 0640, Grazing Incidence Optics; (1986) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.964360
Event: 1986 Technical Symposium Southeast, 1986, Orlando, United States
Abstract
Flight mirrors for the Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer satellite are currently under fabrication. The grazing incidence metal mirrors are Wolter-Schwarzschild Type I and II and are figured by diamond turning. Imaging performance is excellent, with the figure after polishing for the best mirror being such that the full width-half maximum is 1.0 arc seconds and the half energy width is 8 arc seconds measured at visible wavelengths. Surface finish, as determined from scattering measurements in the extreme ultraviolet, is about 20Å rms.
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David S. Finley, David S. Finley, James C. Green, James C. Green, Stuart Bowyer, Stuart Bowyer, Roger F. Malina, Roger F. Malina, } "The Mirrors For The Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer", Proc. SPIE 0640, Grazing Incidence Optics, (21 October 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.964360; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.964360
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