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Ballmoos, Peter

Focusing Telescopes in Nuclear Astrophysics

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Section I. Scientific Requirements and Prospects

1. Prospects in space-based gamma-ray astronomy
J. Knödlseder

2. Annihilation of positrons in the Galaxy
S. Sazonov, E. Churazov, R. Sunyaev, M. Revnivtsev

3. Prospects and requirements for measurements of extragalactic ?-ray lines
Richard E. Griffiths

4. Non-thermal cosmic backgrounds and prospects for future high-energy observations of blazars
P. Giommi, S. Colafrancesco

5. Rolling down from the 30 keV peak: Modelling the hard X-ray and ?-ray backgrounds
Andrea Comastri, Roberto Gilli, Günther Hasinger

6. Focusing supernova gamma rays
M. D. Leising

7. Nucleosynthesis in nova explosions: Prospects for its observation with focusing telescopes
M. Hernanz, J. José

8. Puzzles and potential for gamma-ray line observations of solar flare ion acceleration
David M. Smith

Section II:. Gamma-ray Optics

9. The INTEGRAL — HESS/MAGIC connection: A new class of cosmic high energy accelerators from keV to TeV
P. Ubertini

10. Replicated nickel optics for the hard-x-ray region
Brian D. Ramsey

11. Small d-spacing WC/SiC multilayers for future hard X-ray telescope designs
Carsten P. Jensen, Kristin K. Madsen, Finn E. Christensen

12. Design aspects of grazing angle multilayer mirrors for soft ?-rays
Ernst-Jan Buis, Marco Beijersbergen, Giuseppe Vacanti, Marcos Bavdaz, David Lumb

13. Progress toward light weight high angular resolution multilayer coated optics
M. P. Ulmer, M. E. Graham, S. Vaynman, J. Echt, M. Farber, S. Ehlert, S. Varlese

14. InFOCµS hard X-ray imaging telescope
J. Tueller, H. A. Krimm, T. Okajima, S. D. Barthelmy, S. M. Owens, P. J. Serlemitsos, Y. Soong, K. -W. Chan, Y. Ogasaka, R. Shibata, K. Tamura, A. Furuzawa, Y. Tawara, H. Kunieda, K. Yamashita

15. Development of the HEFT and NuSTAR focusing telescopes
Fiona A. Harrison, Finn E. Christensen, William Craig, Charles Hailey, Wayne Baumgartner, C. M. H. Chen, James Chonko, W. Rick Cook, Jason Koglin, Kristin-Kruse Madsen, Michael Pivavoroff, Steven Boggs, David Smith

16. The SIMBOL-X hard X-ray mission
Giovanni Pareschi, Philippe Ferrando

17. Laue diffraction lenses for astrophysics: Theoretical concepts
Hubert Halloin, Pierre Bastie

18. Laue diffraction lenses for astrophysics: From theory to experiments
Hubert Halloin

19. Mosaic and gradient SiGe single crystals for gamma ray Laue lenses
N. V. Abrosimov

20. Copper mosaic crystals for Laue lenses
P. Courtois, K. H. Andersen, P. Bastie

21. High diffraction efficiency, broadband, diffraction crystals for use in crystal diffraction lenses
Robert K. Smither, Khaliefeh Abu Saleem, Dante E. Roa, Mark A. Beno, Peter Ballmoos, Gerry K. Skinner

22. An “ESA-affordable” Laue-lens
Niels Lund

23. Optical properties of Laue lenses for hard X-rays (> 60 keV)
Alessandro Pisa, Filippo Frontera, Gianluca Loffredo, Damiano Pellicciotta, Natalia Auricchio

24. Development of a new photon diffraction imaging system for diagnostic nuclear medicine
D. E. Roa, R. K. Smither, X. Zhang, K Nie, Y. Y. Shieh, N. S. Ramsinghani, N. Milne, J. V. Kuo, J. L. Redpath, M. S. A. L. Al-Ghazi, P. Caligiuri

25. HAXTEL: A Laue lens telescope development project for a deep exploration of the hard X-ray sky (>60 keV)
F. Frontera, A. Pisa, G. Loffredo, D. Pellicciotta, V. Carassiti, F. Evangelisti, K. Andersen, P. Courtois, L. Amati, E. Caroli, T. Franceschini, G. Landini, S. Silvestri, J. Stephen

26. CLAIRE: First light for a gamma-ray lens
Peter Ballmoos, Hubert Halloin, Jean Evrard, Gerry Skinner, Nikolai Abrosimov, Jose Alvarez, Pierre Bastie, Bernard Hamelin, Margarida Hernanz, Pierre Jean, Jürgen Knödlseder, Bob Smither

27. MAX, a Laue diffraction lens for nuclear astrophysics
N. Barrière, P. Ballmoos, H. Halloin, N. Abrosimov, J. M. Alvarez, K. Andersen, P. Bastie, S. Boggs, P. Courtois, T. Courvoisier, M. Harris, M. Hernanz, J. Isern, P. Jean, J. Knödlseder, G. Skinner, B. Smither, P. Ubertini, G. Vedrenne, G. Weidenspointner, C. Wunderer

28. The gamma ray lens — an ESA technology reference study
Craig Brown, Nicola Rando, Alexander Short, Aleksander Lyngvi, Tone Peacock

29. Gamma ray Fresnel lenses — why not?
G. K. Skinner

30. Development of ground-testable phase fresnel lenses in silicon
John Krizmanic, Brian Morgan, Robert Streitmatter, Neil Gehrels, Keith Gendreau, Zaven Arzoumanian, Reza Ghodssi, Gerry Skinner

31. Multiwavelength focusing with the Sun as gravitational lens
Laurent Koechlin, Denis Serre, Gerald K. Skinner, Peter Ballmoos, Thomas Crouzil

Section III:. Focal Plane Instrumentation

32. A Si/CdTe Compton Camera for gamma-ray lens experiment
Tadayuki Takahashi

33. New scintillators for focal plane detectors in gamma-ray missions
Ernst-Jan Buis, Marco Beijersbergen, Stefan Kraft, Alan Owens, Francesco Quarati, Sytze Brandenburg, Reint Ostendorf

34. A focal plane detector design for a wide-band Laue-lens telescope
Ezio Caroli, Natalia Auricchio, Lorenzo Amati, Yuriy Bezsmolnyy, Carl Budtz-Jørgensen, Rui M. Curado da Silva, Filippo Frontera, Alessandro Pisa, Stefano Sordo, John B. Stephen, Giulio Ventura

35. Polarisation measurements with a CdTe pixel array detector for Laue hard X-ray focusing telescopes
Ezio Caroli, Rui M. Curado da Silva, Alessandro Pisa, John B. Stephen, Filippo Frontera, Matilde T. D. Castanheira, Stefano Sordo

36. Simulated performance of dedicated Ge-strip Compton telescopes as ?-lens focal plane instrumentation
C. B. Wunderer, P. Ballmoos, N. Barrière, S. E. Boggs, G. Weidenspointner, A. Zoglauer

37. Monte Carlo study of detector concepts for the MAX Laue lens gamma-ray telescope
G. Weidenspointner, C. B. Wunderer, N. Barrière, A. Zoglauer, P. Ballmoos

38. Performance of the Nuclear Compton Telescope
Steven Boggs, Mark Bandstra, Jason Bowen, Wayne Coburn, Robert Lin, Cornelia Wunderer, Andreas Zoglauer, Mark Amman, Paul Luke, Pierre Jean, Peter Ballmoos

39. The Compton and pair creation telescope MEGA
Robert Andritschke, Andreas Zoglauer, Gottfried Kanbach, Peter F. Bloser, Florian Schopper

Section IV:. Ground Facilities and Flight Systems for Focusing Telescopes

40. The MPE X-ray test facility PANTER: Calibration of hard X-ray (15–50 kev) optics
M. J. Freyberg, H. Bräuninger, W. Burkert, G. D. Hartner, O. Citterio, F. Mazzoleni, G. Pareschi, D. Spiga, S. Romaine, P. Gorenstein, B. D. Ramsey

41. The Ferrara hard X-ray facility for testing/calibrating hard X-ray focusing telescopes
Gianluca Loffredo, Filippo Frontera, Damiano Pellicciotta, Alessandro Pisa, Vito Carassiti, Stefano Chiozzi, Federico Evangelisti, Luca Landi, Michele Melchiorri, Stefano Squerzanti

42. SIMBOL-X: An hard X-ray formation flying mission
Rodolphe Clédassou, Philippe Ferrando

43. Distributed space segment for high energy astrophysics: Similarities and specificites
Emmanuel Hinglais

44. The CLAIRE gondola: Testing the first gamma-ray lens on a stratospheric balloon
Ph. Laporte, J. Evrard, A. Laurens

45. Recent advances and low cost concept for the gamma-ray lens project MAX
Xavier Leyre, Michel Sghedoni, Francis Arbusti, Primo Attina, Peter Ballmoos

46. Small-sat platforms and formation flying: An opportunity for the gamma ray telescope MAX
J. Borde, P. Ballmoos, R. Soumagne

47. MAX: Formation flying for nuclear astrophysics
Duchon Paul

48. Formation flying for a Fresnel lens observatory mission
John Krizmanic, Neil Gehrels, Gerry Skinner

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Keywords: SCIENCE / Physics SCI055000

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2006
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Natural Sciences
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