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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 1984
  • pp: 2697–2701

Design and analysis of a two-channel three-mirror x-ray telescope

Abd M. Kassim and David L. Shealy  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 23, Issue 16, pp. 2697-2701 (1984)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.23.002697


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Original Manuscript: December 19, 1983
Published: August 15, 1984

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Abd M. Kassim and David L. Shealy, "Design and analysis of a two-channel three-mirror x-ray telescope," Appl. Opt. 23, 2697-2701 (1984)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-23-16-2697


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