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3 May 2013 Hybrid x-ray optical system for space astrophysics
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In this work, we investigate a novel design of optical system for astrophysics. In addition, a new testing method in the X-ray laboratory was verified. The proposed optical system is composed of modules with Kirkpatrick-Baez configuration allowing usage of multi-foil mirrors arranged to parabolic profile. This system effectively uses a circular aperture, which is divided into petals. Individual petals consist of diagonally oriented KB cells with common focus. The hybrid optical system includes a set of rotationally symmetrical parabolic mirrors to achieve higher reflection efficiency of harder X-rays. New results are presented.
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L. Pina, R. Hudec, V. Tichy, A. Inneman, D. Cerna, J. Marsik, V. Marsikova, Webster Cash, A. F. Shipley, B. R. Zeiger, and T. D. Rogers "Hybrid x-ray optical system for space astrophysics", Proc. SPIE 8777, Damage to VUV, EUV, and X-ray Optics IV; and EUV and X-ray Optics: Synergy between Laboratory and Space III, 87770X (3 May 2013);


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