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27 September 2012 Development status of the LAUE project
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We present the status of LAUE, a project supported by the Italian Space Agency (ASI), and devoted to develop Laue lenses with long focal length (from 10–15 meters up to 100 meters), for hard X–/soft gamma–ray astronomy (80-600 keV). Thanks to their focusing capability, the design goal is to improve the sensitivity of the current instrumention in the above energy band by 2 orders of magnitude, down to a few times 10−8 photons/(cm2 s keV).
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F. Frontera, E. Virgilli, V. Liccardo, V. Valsan, V. Carassiti, S. Chiozzi, F. Evangelisti, S. Squerzanti, M. Statera, V. Guidi, C. Ferrari, R. A. Zappettini, E. Caroli, N. Auricchio, S. Silvestri, R. Camattari, F. Cassese, L. Recanatesi, M. Pecora, S. Mottini, and B. Negri "Development status of the LAUE project", Proc. SPIE 8443, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2012: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray, 84430B (27 September 2012);


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