29 July 2014 Studies of lightweight x-ray telescope with CFRP
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We studies lightweight X-ray mirror with Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic (CFRP) substrate for next generation X-ray satellites. CFRP is suitable material as substrate for thin-foil highly nested X-ray mirrors like telescope of Suzaku, ASTRO-H since it has properties of higher strength-to-weight ratio and flexibility of forming than that of metals. In the current year we made flat panels for basic research and full/partial shell substrates by quasi-isotropic laminate with 8 ply prepregs, and performed reflector replication based on technique for the HXT mirror.
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Satoshi Sugita, Satoshi Sugita, Hisamitsu Awaki, Hisamitsu Awaki, Daichi Kurihara, Daichi Kurihara, Kenya Yoshioka, Kenya Yoshioka, Yuuki Tomita, Yuuki Tomita, Keiji Ogi, Keiji Ogi, Hideyo Kunieda, Hideyo Kunieda, Hironori Matsumoto, Hironori Matsumoto, Takuya Miyazawa, Takuya Miyazawa, Toshihiro Iwase, Toshihiro Iwase, Tatsuya Hibino, Tatsuya Hibino, Takashi Ishikawa, Takashi Ishikawa, Takayoshi Hamada, Takayoshi Hamada, Naoki Ishida, Naoki Ishida, Hiromichi Akiyama, Hiromichi Akiyama, Kazuaki Kishimoto, Kazuaki Kishimoto, Shin Utsunomiya, Shin Utsunomiya, Tomohiro Kamiya, Tomohiro Kamiya, } "Studies of lightweight x-ray telescope with CFRP", Proc. SPIE 9144, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2014: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray, 914447 (29 July 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2054837; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2054837
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