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11 November 1994 X-ray characteristics of the Italian X-Ray Astronomy Satellite (SAX) flight mirror units
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The scientific instrumentation onboard the Italian X-ray Astronomy Satellite SAX foresees four X-ray Mirror Units operating in the energy range 0.1 - 10 KeV with spatial resolution of 1 arcmin Half Power Radius. The Mirror Units are composed of thirty nested confocal and coaxial very thin double cone mirrors made by a nickel electroforming replica technique. The paper presents the X-ray characterization data obtained at the PANTER facility on the Flight Mirror Units.
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Giancarlo Conti, E. Mattaini, E. Santambrogio, Bruno Sacco, Giancarlo Cusumano, Oberto Citterio, Heinrich W. Braeuninger, and Wolfgang Burkert "X-ray characteristics of the Italian X-Ray Astronomy Satellite (SAX) flight mirror units", Proc. SPIE 2279, Advances in Multilayer and Grazing Incidence X-Ray/EUV/FUV Optics, (11 November 1994); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.193179
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