28 November 2000 Progress in lobster-eye x-ray optics development
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The Lobster-eye optics represents a promising way of very wide field X-ray imaging with numerous applications especially in future X-ray astronomy projects and in fast yet sensitive monitoring of X-ray sky. We report on recent developments in design and construction of wide-field optical elements of Schmidt and Angel geometry. New compact Lobster-eye modules with both geometrical arrangements have been developed and tested. They feature improved parameters such as surface quality and angular resolution. Computer ray-tracing and first experimental results obtained in visible and X-ray regions are presented.
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Adolf Van Inneman, Adolf Van Inneman, Rene Hudec, Rene Hudec, Ladislav Pina, Ladislav Pina, } "Progress in lobster-eye x-ray optics development", Proc. SPIE 4138, X-Ray Optics, Instruments, and Missions IV, (28 November 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.407548; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.407548


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