This paper reviews some of the work related to X-ray imaging which has been done at our laboratory over the past several years. Our interest has been to develop high resolution telescopes for studying X-ray emission from the sun and from other celestial X-ray sources. The systems which we have developed are based on the fact that X-rays are reflected with high efficiencies only at grazing angles of incidence.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. P. Reidy
    • 1
  • R. Giacconi
    • 1
  • G. Vaiana
    • 1
  • L. van Speybroeck
    • 1
  • T. Zehnpfennig
    • 1
  1. 1.American Science and Engineering, Inc.CambridgeUSA

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