25 August 1993 X-ray adaptive mirror: principle and state of the art
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Adaptive optics systems have proved their efficiency to obtain high resolution images in he field of large astronomical telescopes. The same technics can be applied to correct X-ray mirror shapes. The paper describes the principle of an adaptive X-ray mirror system (mirror architecture, measurement subassembly, control unit). In a second part, first results obtained during the design study of the ESRF adaptive X-ray mirror are given. The possibility to achieve cylindrical or elliptical mirror surfaces using adaptive optics technics are suggested.
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Jean-Paul Gaffard, Jean-Paul Gaffard, R. Ravelet, R. Ravelet, Corinne Boyer, Corinne Boyer, "X-ray adaptive mirror: principle and state of the art", Proc. SPIE 1920, Active and Adaptive Optical Components and Systems II, (25 August 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.152658; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.152658

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