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X-ray optics for astronomy

telescopes, multilayers, spectrometers, and missions : 30 July 2001, San Diego, USA

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Published by SPIE in Bellingham, Wash., USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • X-ray astronomy -- Congresses.,
  • X-ray astronomy -- Instruments -- Congresses.,
  • X-ray optics -- Instruments -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPaul Gorenstein, Richard B. Hoover, chairs/editors ; sponsored ... by SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesSPIE proceedings series,, v. 4496, Proceedings of SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering ;, v. 4496.
    ContributionsGorenstein, Paul., Hoover, Richard B., Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB472.A1 X244 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 164 p. :
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3583221M
    ISBN 100819442100
    LC Control Number2002280448
    OCLC/WorldCa49544110

    X-Ray Telescopes ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ASTRONOMY AND STROPHYSICS X-Ray Telescopes X-ray telescopes produce images of x-ray-emitting objects within the telescope’s FIELD OF VIEW by reflection from precisely shaped mirrors. Hans Wolter’s design in the early s of an x-ray microscope using reflective optics. In this chapter, we describe the physics that underly X-ray optics and explain the work principles and performances of a variety of X-ray optics, including refractive X-ray lenses, reflective optics, such as mirrors and waveguides, and diffractive optics, such as multilayer and crystal optics .

    Branch of astronomy that uses X-ray observation X-rays start at ~ nm and extend across the electromagnetic spectrum to ~8 nm, over which the Earth's atmosphere is opaque. X-ray astronomy is an observational branch of astronomy which deals with the study of X-ray observation and detection from astronomical objects.   The handbook begins with x-ray optics, basic detector physics and CCDs, before focussing on data analysis. It introduces the reduction and calibration of x-ray data, scientific analysis, archives, statistical issues and the particular problems of highly extended sources. The book describes the main hardware used in x-ray astronomy, emphasizing Author: Keith Arnaud.

    X-Ray Astronomy Group MTSSP Boulder Apr Active Figure Control • Large normal-incidence telescopes (ground-based & JWST) use active optics, BUT required mirror surface area is a couple of orders of magnitude larger than the aperture area. Focusing X-ray telescopes have been the most important factor in X-ray astronomy’s ascent to equality with optical and radio astronomy. They are the prime tool for studying thermal emission from very high temperature regions, non-thermal synchrotron radiation from very high energy particles in magnetic fields and inverse Compton scattering of lower energy photons into the X-ray by:


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adshelp[at] The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative Agreement NNX16AC86A. X-ray astronomy optics Daniel A. Schwartz; 2. Proportional counters and other detector techniques Richard J.

Edgar; 3. CCDs for x-ray astronomy Catherine E. Grant; 4. Data reduction and calibration Keith A. Arnaud and Randall K. Smith; 5. Data analysis Randall K. Smith, Keith A.

Arnaud and Aneta Siemiginowska; 6. Archives, surveys, catalogues and software Keith Arnaud; 7. Statistics Aneta. The handbook begins with x-ray optics, basic detector physics and CCDs, before focussing on data analysis. It introduces the reduction and calibration of x-ray data, scientific analysis, archives, statistical issues and the particular problems of highly extended sources.

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PROCEEDINGS VOLUME Optics for EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Astronomy II. Editor(s): Oberto Citterio; Stephen L. O'Dell *This item is only Refractive/diffractive telescope with very high angular resolution for x-ray astronomy Author(s).

This requires advanced x-ray optics, which will be discussed in this chapter. X-ray optics differ from optics for visible light because the refractive index is very close to unity, and because absorption plays a large role for all optical components. Especially in the soft x-ray range, this makes conventional refractive optics impractical.

Purchase X-Ray Optics and X-Ray Microanalysis - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNBook Edition: 1. The science objectives of many future x-ray astronomy missions require an angular resolution of sub-arcsec half-power diameter (HPD).

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Since X-rays and visible light are both electromagnetic waves.Applications of Soft X-Ray Optics / Spectroscopy / Multilayer gratings / High-resolution imaging / Astronomy / X-ray microscopy / X-ray lithography / References / Appendix / Conferences / Optical constants of .