Design, development, and performance of X-ray mirror coatings for the ATHENA mission

Desiree Della Monica Ferreira, Sonny Massahi, Finn Erland Christensen, Brian Shortt, Marcos Bavdaz, Maximilien J. Collon, Boris Landgraf, Nis Christian Gellert, Jakob Korman, Paschalis Dalampiras, Ida F. Rasmussen, Ifikratis Kamenidis, Michael Krumrey, Swenja Schreiber

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We report the latest results on coating design optimisation and optics performance for the present Ir/B4C baseline coating and alternative designs and materials, including bilayers and linear graded multilayers. We make use of X-ray reflectometry (XRR) to test both coating performance and robustness.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of SPIE 10399 : Optics for EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Astronomy VIII
EditorsStephen L. O'Dell, Giovanni Pareschi
Number of pages10
PublisherSPIE - International Society for Optical Engineering
Publication date2017
Article number1039918
Publication statusPublished - 2017
EventSPIE Optics + Photonics 2017 - San Diego, United States
Duration: 6 Aug 201710 Aug 2017


ConferenceSPIE Optics + Photonics 2017
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Diego
Internet address


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