12 August 1986 Optics For X-Ray Astronomy
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This paper describes a large grazing incidence x-ray telescope that is being prepared for use in a spectrometer for x-ray astronomical observations. The telescope is figured by diamond turning and polished by applying an acrylic lacquer that is overcoated by a thin film of tungsten to provide high x-ray reflectivity. The current status of our research in multilayer deposition is presented and some astronomical applications of multilayer mirrors are described.
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R. C. Catura, R. C. Catura, E. G. Joki, E. G. Joki, J. R. Vieira, J. R. Vieira, W. J. Brookover, W. J. Brookover, "Optics For X-Ray Astronomy", Proc. SPIE 0691, X-Ray Imaging II, (12 August 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.936630; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.936630


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