15 June 2006 Design and technology review of the x-ray telescope system onboard NeXT mission
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Japan's 6th X-ray satellite mission NeXT has completed pre-Phase-A study, and is waiting to advance to Phase-A/B. The X-Ray Telescope System onboard NeXT covers wide energy range from 0.3 to 80 KeV. The paper reviews current status on design and technology of the mission as written in the NeXT Mission Proposal on Oct. 2005.
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Yasushi Ogasaka, Keisuke Tamura, Ryo Shibata, Takashi Okajima, Akihiro Furuzawa, Hideyo Kunieda, Yoshitomo Maeda, Manabu Ishida, Hisamitsu Awaki, "Design and technology review of the x-ray telescope system onboard NeXT mission", Proc. SPIE 6266, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation II: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray, 626615 (15 June 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.671341; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.671341
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