24 July 2014 Development of the x-ray timing and polarization telescope optics
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X-ray Timing and Polarization (XTP) satellite, by using focusing optics and advanced detector technology, is dedicated to the study of Black Hole, Neutron Star, Quark Star and the physics under extreme gravity, density and magnetism. With a detection area of ~1 square meter and a combination of various types of X-ray telescopes, XTP is expected to make the most sensitive temporal and polarization observations with good energy resolution in 1-30 keV. We present a recent overview on segmented glass optics for XTP Telescope. This work is looking for improvement of the figure of the free-standing glass substrates, enhancement of quality of grazing incident depth-graded multilayers and a mounting technology for the substrates. We discuss metrology on glass figure, X-ray reflectivity and scatter of grazing incident depth-graded multilayers, and mounted structured optics. We also present plans for several prototype optics to be constructed in the upcoming year. Begin the abstract two lines below author names and addresses. The abstract summarizes key findings in the paper.
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Zhanshan Wang, Zhanshan Wang, Zhengxiang Shen, Zhengxiang Shen, Baozhong Mu, Baozhong Mu, Xin Wang, Xin Wang, Xinyan Yang, Xinyan Yang, Li Jiang, Li Jiang, Runze Qi, Runze Qi, Mingwu Wen, Mingwu Wen, Zhong Zhang, Zhong Zhang, Bin Ma, Bin Ma, } "Development of the x-ray timing and polarization telescope optics", Proc. SPIE 9144, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2014: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray, 91441E (24 July 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2055293; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2055293
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