Normal- and grazing-incidence gratings and mountings used in space

  • Philippe Lemaire
Chapter
Part of the ISSI Scientific Report Series book series (ISSI, volume 9)

Abstract

In most spectrometers, the grating is the component chosen to give the necessary spectral resolution either to filter the wavelength band or to obtain the line profiles. An overview of the grating properties and mountings used in space instrumentation is given.

Keywords

Quartz Explosive Germanium Beryllium Astigmatism 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Philippe Lemaire
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  1. 1.IAS—Institut d’Astrophysique SpatialeOrsayFrance

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