16 September 1994 Development of microstrip proportional counters for x-ray astronomy
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An active program is underway at MSFC to develop microstrip proportional counters for x-ray astronomy. This work can be divided into two categories: 1) the current fabrication and testing of a large area device (30 cm x 30 cm) for a balloon program and 2) an investigation into the general properties of microstrip proportional counters to provide optimized devices for future missions. This paper includes results from both these areas.
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Brian D. Ramsey, Jeffery J. Kolodziejczak, Melinda Ann Fulton, Jamil A. Mir, Martin C. Weisskopf, "Development of microstrip proportional counters for x-ray astronomy", Proc. SPIE 2280, EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy V, (16 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.186804; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.186804
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