8 October 2005 Design and fabrication of refractive nulls for testing the segmented mirrors of the Constellation-X spectroscopy x-ray telescope (SXT)
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Proceedings Volume 5900, Optics for EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Astronomy II; 59001D (2005); doi: 10.1117/12.615316
Event: Optics and Photonics 2005, 2005, San Diego, California, United States
Abstract
We designed a refractive null lens for (visible) optical testing of the segmented mirrors for the Constellation-X spectroscopy x-ray telescope. We explored two solution families and identified the trade-offs. We also present some initial results of the realization of one solution family.
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J. P. Lehan, T. Hadjimichael, D. A. Content, W. W. Zhang, "Design and fabrication of refractive nulls for testing the segmented mirrors of the Constellation-X spectroscopy x-ray telescope (SXT)", Proc. SPIE 5900, Optics for EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Astronomy II, 59001D (8 October 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.615316; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.615316
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