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29 September 1999 Description of the FAR_XITE (fine-angular-resolution x-ray imaging telescope, "far-sight") optics and science objectives
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The FAR_XITE is a proposed Balloon Payload that consists of 10 nested mirror modules. The mirrors are coated with multilayers that allow FAR_XITE to reach 100 keV with better than 1 arcminute angular resolution. We describe the science objectives, optical design and specifications, and present out recent result of advances in X-ray mirror fabrication techniques.
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Melville P. Ulmer, Richard E. Rothschild, Robert I. Altkorn, Duane E. Gruber, William A. Heindl, Paul L. Hink, Allen S. Krieger, James L. Matteson, Steven M. Matz, and Ruediger Staubert "Description of the FAR_XITE (fine-angular-resolution x-ray imaging telescope, "far-sight") optics and science objectives", Proc. SPIE 3766, X-Ray Optics, Instruments, and Missions II, (29 September 1999);


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