6 October 2011 A new x-ray interferometer
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We report a study of a new X-ray interferometer with a beam splitter for future observation of celestial objects. A possible configuration of an interferometer is proposed. By using a beam splitter, the length of the interferometer becomes short and without a formation flight of satellites a reasonable X-ray interferometric observation can be possible. An observation of early type stars is discussed. A laboratory experiment for performance verification is also discussed.
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S. Kitamoto, S. Kitamoto, H. Murakami, H. Murakami, D. Takei, D. Takei, K. Sakata, K. Sakata, Y. Yoshida, Y. Yoshida, } "A new x-ray interferometer", Proc. SPIE 8147, Optics for EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Astronomy V, 81471P (6 October 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.894244; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.894244


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