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  1. Performance simulations for the ground-based, expanded-beam x-ray source BEaTriX
  2. Optical simulations for the Wolter-I collimator in the VERT-X calibration facility
  3. Aluminum-based segmented mirrors for gamma-ray Cherenkov Telescopes via replication: status and perspectives
  4. Effect of mirror curvature on the angular resolution of silicon pore optics
  5. The VERT-X calibration facility: development of the most critical parts.
  6. Progress on high-resolution thin full monolithic shells made of glass for Lynx
  7. Open-source simulator for ATHENA X-ray telescope optics
  8. Manufacturing and testing of the X-ray collimating mirror for the BEaTriX facility
  9. Development of low-density coatings for soft x-ray reflectivity enhancement for ATHENA and other missions
  10. Voyage through the hidden physics of the cosmic web
  11. PHEMTO: the polarimetric high energy modular telescope observatory
  12. The Voyage of Metals in the Universe from Cosmological to Planetary Scales: the need for a Very High-Resolution, High Throughput Soft X-ray Spectrometer
  13. Designing miniature x-ray optics for the SmallSat lunar science mission concept CubeX
  14. Geant4 simulation for the responses to X-rays and charged particles through the eXTP focusing mirrors
  15. Optical simulations for the laboratory-based expanded and collimated x-ray beam facility BEaTriX
  16. Wavefront preserving optics for diffraction-limited storage rings and free-electron lasers
  17. VERT-X: VERTical X-ray raster-scan facility for ATHENA calibration. The concept design.
  18. BEaTriX--the Beam Expander Testing X-Ray facility for testing ATHENA's SPO modules: progress in the realization
  19. BEaTriX, the Beam Expander Testing X-ray facility for testing ATHENA's SPO modules: the collimating mirror
  20. Mirror module design of x-ray telescopes of eXTP mission
  21. BEaTriX (Beam Expander Testing X-ray facility) for testing ATHENA's SPO modules: advancement status
  22. ATHENA Telescope: alignment and integration of SPO mirror modules
  23. We have explored an unusual crystalline material for applications in X-ray optics.
  24. The enhanced X-ray Timing and Polarimetry mission—eXTP
  25. Development of the new long trace profilometer at LCLS for bendable x-ray mirror metrology
  26. Simulating the optical performances of the LCLS bendable mirrors using a 2D physical optics approach
  27. Simulating the optical performances of the ATHENA x-ray telescope optics
  28. Silicon pore optics mirror module production and testing
  29. Results of silicon pore optics mirror modules optical integration in the ATHENA telescope
  30. Progress in the realization of the beam expander testing x-ray facility (BEaTriX) for testing ATHENA's SPO modules
  31. Development of the ATHENA mirror
  32. A magnetic electron repeller to improve the ATHENA/WFI background level
  33. AHEAD joint research activity on x-ray optics
  34. The McXtrace AstroX toolbox: a general ray tracing software package for end to end simulation of x-ray optics for astronomical instrumentation
  35. X-ray beam-shapingviadeformable mirrors: surface profile and point spread function computation for Gaussian beams using physical optics
  36. Direct hot slumping of thin glass foils for future generation x-ray telescopes: current state of the art and future outlooks
  37. Simulation of Silicon Pore Optics for ATHENA.
  38. Fused silica segments: a possible solution for x-ray telescopes with very high angular resolution like Lynx/XRS
  39. The Athena telescope and optics status
  40. Optical integration of SPO mirror modules in the ATHENA telescope
  41. Realization and drive tests of active thin glass x-ray mirrors
  42. Electrical connections and driving electronics for piezo-actuated x-ray thin glass optics
  43. Model supporting the use of pressure in the hot slumping of glass substrates for X-ray telescopes
  44. Design and advancement status of the Beam Expander Testing X-ray facility (BEaTriX)
  45. Two-dimensional PSF prediction of multiple-reflection optical systems with rough surfaces
  46. Slumped glass foils as substrate for adjustable X-ray optics
  47. Cold and Hot Slumped Glass Optics with interfacing ribs for high angular resolution x-ray telescopes
  48. Beyond Chandra (towards the X-ray Surveyor mission): possible solutions for the implementation of very high angular resolution X-ray telescopes in the new millennium based on fused silica segments
  49. Point spread function computation in normal incidence for rough optical surfaces
  50. Manufacturing and alignment tolerance analysis through Montecarlo approach for PLATO
  51. Radiation, Thermal Gradient and Weight: a threefold dilemma for PLATO
  52. Thermal effects on PLATO point spread function
  53. PLATO: a multiple telescope spacecraft for exo-planets hunting
  54. Simulation and modeling of silicon pore optics for the ATHENA x-ray telescope
  55. Slumped glass optics development with pressure assistance
  56. X-ray mirror module analytical design from field of view requirement and stray light tolerances
  57. Monte Carlo simulations of soft proton flares: testing the physics with XMM-Newton
  58. The ATHENA optics development
  59. Simulating X-ray telescopes with McXtrace: a case study of ATHENA’s optics
  60. XIPE: the x-ray imaging polarimetry explorer
  61. Manufacturing an active X-ray mirror prototype in thin glass
  62. Testing multilayer-coated polarizing mirrors for the LAMP soft X-ray telescope
  63. A one meter class eye for the PLAnetary Transit and Oscillation spacecraft
  64. Computation and validation of two-dimensional PSF simulation based on physical optics
  65. Slumped glass optics for x-ray telescopes: advances in the hot slumping assisted by pressure
  66. Slumped glass optics with interfacing ribs for high angular resolution x-ray astronomy: a progress report
  67. BEaTriX, expanded x-ray beam facility for testing modular elements of telescope optics: an update
  68. Manufacturing and testing a thin glass mirror shell with piezoelectric active control
  69. Analytical computation of stray light in nested mirror modules for x-ray telescopes
  70. High efficiency carbon-based multilayers for LAMP at 250 eV
  71. Roughness tolerances for Cherenkov telescope mirrors
  72. Silicon pore optics mirror modules for inner and outer radii
  73. LAMP: a micro-satellite based soft x-ray polarimeter for astrophysics
  74. Development of mirrors made of chemically tempered glass foils for future X-ray telescopes
  75. Mirrors for X-ray telescopes: Fresnel diffraction-based computation of point spread functions from metrology
  76. Active shape correction of a thin glass/plastic x-ray mirror
  77. X-ray optical systems: from metrology to Point Spread Function
  78. Integrated modeling for parametric evaluation of smart x-ray optics
  79. Evaluation of the surface strength of glass plates shaped by hot slumping process
  80. Production of thin glass mirrors by hot slumping for x-ray telescopes: present process and ongoing development
  81. X-ray optical units made of glass: achievements and perspectives
  82. An expanded x-ray beam facility (BEaTriX) to test the modular elements of the ATHENA optics
  83. A high resolution large x-ray mission based on thin glass: optomechanical design
  84. Effect of a magnetic field generated by permanent magnets on the GPD polarization sensitivity
  86. Predicting the angular resolution of x-ray mirrors
  87. Re-testing the JET-X Flight Module No. 2 at the PANTER facility
  88. In focus measurements of IXO type optics using the new PANTER x-ray test facility extension
  89. Profile reconstruction of grazing-incidence x-ray mirrors from intra-focal x-ray full imaging
  90. Direct hot slumping and accurate integration process to manufacture prototypal x-ray optical units made of glass
  91. Micro-roughness improvement of slumped glass foils for x-ray telescopes via dip coating
  92. The gas pixel detector at the focus of an x-ray optics
  93. X-ray optics developments at ESA
  94. Slumping technique for the manufacturing of a representative x-ray grazing incidence mirror module for future space missions
  95. XIPE: the X-ray imaging polarimetry explorer
  96. Accurate integration of segmented x-ray optics using interfacing ribs
  97. X-ray scattering of periodic and graded multilayers: Comparison of experiments to simulations from surface microroughness characterization
  98. X-ray beam-shaping via deformable mirrors: Analytical computation of the required mirror profile
  99. Introducing the CTA concept
  100. An active optics system for EUV/soft x-ray beam shaping
  101. Development of high angular resolution x-ray telescopes based on slumped glass foils
  102. Functional tests of modular elements of segmented optics for x-ray telescopes via an expanded beam facility
  103. Design concepts for the Cherenkov Telescope Array CTA: an advanced facility for ground-based high-energy gamma-ray astronomy
  104. The optics system of the New Hard X-ray Mission: status report
  105. IXO glass mirrors development in Europe
  106. Production of the IXO glass segmented mirrors by hot slumping with pressure assistance: tests and results
  107. An integration machine for the assembly of the x-ray optic units based on thin slumped glass foils for the IXO mission
  108. Accurate modeling of periodic and graded multilayer x-ray scattering from surface microroughness characterization
  109. Angular resolution measurements at SPring-8 of a hard x-ray optic for the New Hard X-ray Mission
  110. Point spread function of real Wolter-I X-ray mirrors: computation by means of the Huygens-Fresnel principle
  111. ORIGIN: metal creation and evolution from the cosmic dawn
  112. Technologies for manufacturing of high angular resolution multilayer coated optics for the New Hard X-ray Mission
  113. The mirror module design for the cryogenic x-ray imaging spectrometer on-board ORIGIN
  114. Optics for X-ray telescopes: analytical treatment of the off-axis effective area of mirrors in optical modules
  115. 3D characterization of thin glass x-ray mirrors via optical profilometry
  116. POLARIX: a pathfinder mission of X-ray polarimetry
  117. The optics system of the New Hard X-ray Mission: design and development
  118. Computation of the off-axis effective area of the New Hard X-ray Mission modules by means of an analytical approach
  119. Effects of the coating optimization on the field of view for a Wolter x-ray telescope
  120. Hot slumping glass technology for the grazing incidence optics of future missions with particular reference to IXO
  121. IXO x-ray mirrors based on slumped glass segments with reinforcing ribs: optical and mechanical design, image error budget, and optics unit integration process
  122. Self-consistent computation of x-ray mirror point spread functions from surface profile and roughness
  123. Technologies for manufacturing of high angular resolution multilayer coated optics for the New Hard X-ray Mission: a status report II
  124. Thin gold layer in NiCo and Ni electroforming process: optical surface characterization
  125. Analytical computation of the off-axis effective area of grazing incidence X-ray mirrors
  126. Design and development of the optics system for the NHXM Hard X-ray and Polarimetric Mission
  127. Hard x-ray reflectivity measurement of broad-band multilayer samples
  128. Hot slumping glass technology and integration process to manufacture a grazing incidence scaled prototype for the IXO telescope modules
  129. Optimization of the reflecting coatings for the new hard x-ray mission
  130. Surface smoothness requirements for the mirrors of the IXO x-ray telescope
  131. Technologies for manufacturing of high angular resolution multilayer coated optics for future new hard x-ray missions: a status report
  132. Thin gold layer in Ni electroforming process: optical surface characterization
  133. Enabling deposition of hard x-ray reflective coatings as an industrial manufacturing process
  134. Background Rejection of Charged Particles in the Simbol-X Telescope: Preliminary Study of Protons Scattering
  135. Effects of Small Oscillations on the Effective Area
  136. On the Compliance of Simbol-X Mirror Roughness with its Effective Area Requirements
  137. Simbol-X Hard X-ray Focusing Mirrors: Results Obtained During the Phase A Study
  138. Spiral conical approximations to double reflection Wolter optics
  139. A magnetic diverter for charged particle background rejection in the SIMBOL-X telescope
  140. Design and development of the SIMBOL-X hard x-ray optics
  141. Lightweight optical segment prototype for adaptive optics manufactured by hot slumping
  142. New developments in light material overcoating for soft x-ray reflectivity enhancement
  143. Surface roughness evaluation on mandrels and mirror shells for future X-ray telescopes
  144. EDGE: Explorer of diffuse emission and gamma-ray burst explosions
  145. Modern Developments in X-Ray and Neutron Optics
  146. Carbon overcoatings for soft x-ray reflectivity enhancement
  147. Characterization of hydrogenated silicon carbide produced by plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition at low temperature
  148. Correction of high spatial frequency errors on optical surfaces by means of ion beam figuring
  149. Development of a prototype nickel optic for the Constellation-X hard x-ray telescope
  150. Development of lightweight optical segments for adaptive optics
  151. EDGE: explorer of diffuse emission and gamma-ray burst explosions
  152. HEW simulations and quantification of the microroughness requirements for x-ray telescopes by means of numerical and analytical methods
  153. Optical module HEW simulations for the X-ray telescopes SIMBOL-X, EDGE and XEUS
  154. SIMBOL-X: the problem of the calibrating a 0.5-80 keV 20m focal length focussing telescope
  155. Multilayer coatings for x-ray mirrors: extraction of stack parameters from x-ray reflectivity scans and comparison with transmission electron microscopy results
  156. Analytical evaluation of the X-ray scattering contribution to imaging degradation in grazing-incidence X-ray telescopes
  157. The MPE X-ray test facility PANTER: Calibration of hard X-ray (15–50 kev) optics
  158. An x-ray polarimeter for hard x-ray optics
  159. Analysis of microroughness evolution in X-ray astronomical multilayer mirrors by surface topography with the MPES program and by X-ray scattering
  160. Characterization of multilayer stack parameters from x-ray reflectivity data using the PPM program: measurements and comparison with TEM results
  161. Development of a prototype nickel optic for the Constellation-X hard x-ray telescope: IV
  162. Development of a prototype nickel optic for the Constellation-X hard x-ray telescope: III
  163. Development of grazing-incidence multilayer mirrors by direct Ni electroforming replication: a status report
  164. Fitting X-ray multilayer reflectivities by means of the PPM code
  165. Hard X-ray multilayer coated astronomical mirrors by e-beam deposition
  166. Astronomical soft x-ray mirrors reflectivity enhancement by multilayer coatings with carbon overcoating
  167. Development of multilayer coatings (Ni/C-Pt/C) for hard x-ray telescopes by e-beam evaporation with ion assistance
  168. Characterization of a flat superpolished mandrel prototype with hard (TiN/SiC) overcoating to enhance the surface durability
  169. Calibration of hard x-ray (15 - 50 keV) optics at the MPE test facility PANTER
  170. CMB observations: improvements of the performance of correlation radiometers by signal modulation and synchronous detection
  171. Polarimetry of the Cosmic Microwave Background from the Antarctic Plateau
  172. The WSPC Handbook of Astronomical Instrumentation