Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 26, Issue 2, pp 431–445 | Cite as

An X-ray telescope sensitive at high energies

  • T. M. Palmieri


A telescope is described which is capable of producing images of point sources of X-rays without recourse to reflection optics. A mathematical approach to the operation and to the signalto-noise properties of the telescope is presented. This is followed by several examples of its response and a discussion of detectors that could be used with the device.


Reflection Point Source Mathematical Approach Reflection Optic 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. M. Palmieri
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  1. 1.Centre d'Études Nucléaires de SaclayS.E.P.Gif-sur-YvetteFrance

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