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31 August 2005 Hybrid lobster optic
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Abstract
We present a review of a hybrid Lobster optic built up of a mixture of standard Lobster Eye geometry and parabolically bent mirrors. This design has better angular resolution in one direction while still having a wide field of view in the other. We have performed some computer simulations and comparisons with standard LE optic, hence we can discuss the advantages and/or disadvantages of such design as well as possible operating modes, especially in the case of X-ray all-sky monitor. Additionally, we are going to show first laboratory samples of parabolically bent mirrors for hybrid lobster array which were produced using several different technologies.
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Libor Sveda, Veronika Semencova, Adolf Inneman, Ladislav Pina, and Rene Hudec "Hybrid lobster optic", Proc. SPIE 5918, Laser-Generated, Synchrotron, and Other Laboratory X-Ray and EUV Sources, Optics, and Applications II, 591803 (31 August 2005); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.620247
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