Publication: Research - peer-review › Conference article – Annual report year: 2011
The NuSTAR mission will be the first mission to carry a hard X-ray(5-80 keV) focusing telescope to orbit. The optics are based on the use of multilayer coated thin slumped glass. Two different material combinations were used for the flight optics, namely W/Si and Pt/C. In this paper we describe the entire coating effort including the final coating design that was used for the two flight optics. We also present data on the performance verification of the coatings both on Si witness samples as well as on individual flight mirrors.
|Journal||Proceedings of SPIE--the international society for optical engineering|
|State||Published - 2011|
|Event||Optics for EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Astronomy V - San Diego, CA, United States|
|Conference||Optics for EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Astronomy V|
|City||San Diego, CA|
|Period||23/08/2011 → 25/08/2011|
|Citations||Web of Science® Times Cited: 11|
- Multilayer coatings, NuSTAR, Hard X-ray optics, Calibration, Slumped glass
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