29 January 2004 Multifoil x-ray optical systems
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The wide field Lobster Eye telescopes are expected to play an important role in future X-ray astrophysics missions and analyses. The advanced prototypes of Lobster Eye optics modules of various sizes and various arrangements confirm the justification of space applications of theses innovative devices. Recently, both very small LE Schmidt prototypes (3x3 mm based on 0.03 mm foils spaced at 0.07 mm) as well as large (300 x 300 mm based on 0.75 mm foils spaced at 10.8 mm) have been designed, developed and tested. Advanced technologies for additional surface layers have been also investigated. The extended computer simulations confirm the high performance and scientific justification of the space born Lobster Eye telescope experiment. Emphasis was given on the alternative approach for the future ESA projects. We describe and discuss here the recent progress in the design, simulations, development and tests of advanced multifoil X-ray telescope prototypes.
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Libor Sveda, Libor Sveda, Rene Hudec, Rene Hudec, Adolf Inneman, Adolf Inneman, Ladislav Pina, Ladislav Pina, } "Multifoil x-ray optical systems", Proc. SPIE 5168, Optics for EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Astronomy, (29 January 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.507972; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.507972


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