Huber, Martin C. E.

Observing Photons in Space

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Table of contents

1. Observing photons in space
Martin C. E. Huber, Anuschka Pauluhn, J. Gethyn Timothy

2. Photons — from source to detector
Klaus Wilhelm, Claus Fröhlich

3. High-energy astrophysics — energies above 100 keV
Gottfried Kanbach, Volker Schönfelder, Alex Zehnder

4. X-ray astronomy: energies from 0.1 keV to 100 keV
J. Len Culhane

5. The extra-terrestrial vacuum-ultraviolet wavelength range
J. Gethyn Timothy, Klaus Wilhelm, Lidong Xia

6. The visible and near-infrared domain
Steven V. W. Beckwith

7. The mid- and far-infrared range: radiation emission processes from interstellar dust and gas
A. G. G. M. Tielens

8. The Cosmic Microwave Background
Jean-Michel Lamarre, Hervé Dole

9. Space telescopes
Philippe Lemaire, Bernd Aschenbach, John F. Seely

10. Normal- and grazing-incidence gratings and mountings used in space
Philippe Lemaire

11. Imaging through Compton scattering and pair creation
Volker Schönfelder, Gottfried Kanbach

12. X-ray imaging with collimators, masks and grids
Gordon J. Hurford

13. All-sky monitoring of high-energy transients
Kevin Hurley

14. Far-infrared imaging and spectroscopic instrumentation
Bruce Swinyard, Wolfgang Wild

15. Goniopolarimetric techniques for low-frequency radio astronomy in space
Baptiste Cecconi

16. High-accuracy positioning: astrometry
Lennart Lindegren

17. Interferometric imaging from space
Andreas Quirrenbach

18. Narrow-band imaging by use of interferometers
Matt J. Griffin, Peter A. R. Ade

19. Imaging Michelson interferometers
Alan M. Title

20. Detector types used in space
Anuschka Pauluhn

21. Hard X-ray and gamma-ray detectors
David M. Smith

22. Microchannel plates for photon detection and imaging in space
J. Gethyn Timothy

23. CCD and CMOS sensors
Nick Waltham

24. X-ray CCDs
Andrew Holland

25. Intensified solid state sensor cameras: ICCD and IAPS
Udo Schühle

26. Solar-blind UV detectors based on wide band gap semiconductors
Udo Schühle, Jean-François Hochedez

27. Superconducting tunnel junctions
Didier D. E. Martin, Peter Verhoeve

28. X-ray calorimeters
F. Scott Porter

29. Infrared imaging bolometers
Harry A. C. Eaton

30. Semiconductors for low energies: incoherent infrared/sub-millimetre detectors
Walfried Raab

31. Coherent far-infrared / sub-millimetre detectors
Wolfgang Wild

32. Solar radiometry
Claus Fröhlich

33. Stokes polarimetry of the Zeeman and Hanle effects
Jan O. Stenflo

34. Polarimetry at high energies
Wojtek Hajdas, Estela Suarez-Garcia

35. Polarization measurements of the Cosmic Microwave Background
Ettore Carretti, Cyrille Rosset

36. Calibration
Martin C. E. Huber, Anuschka Pauluhn, J. Gethyn Timothy, Alex Zehnder

37. Cryogenics in space
Nicola Rando

38. Laser-aligned structures in space
David H. Lumb

39. Earth and planet observations
Anuschka Pauluhn

40. Implications of the space environment
Barry J. Kent

41. Postscript
Martin C. E. Huber, Anuschka Pauluhn, J. Len Culhane, J. Gethyn Timothy, Klaus Wilhelm, Alex Zehnder

Keywords: Physics, Spectroscopy and Microscopy, Atomic, Molecular, Optical and Plasma Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology, Remote Sensing/Photogrammetry

Publication year
2nd ed. 2013
ISSI Scientific Report Series
Natural Sciences

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