Development of ultra-thin thermal shield for ASTRO-H X-ray telescopes

Yuzuru Tawara, Satoshi Sugita, Akihiro Furuzawa, Kenji Tachibana, Hisamitsu Awaki, Manabu Ishida, Yoshitomo Maeda, Mina Ogawa

研究成果: Conference contribution

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ASTRO-H is a general purpose X-ray observatory scheduled for launch in 2014. Two soft X-ray telescopes (SXT) and two hard X-ray telescopes (HXT) will be onboard covering energy range of 0.2 -80 keV. Thermal control of the telescope is similar to that of Suzaku, using a thermal shield (TS) placed in front of the telescope and a electric heater attached on the telescope housing. Thus it is required for a TS to have high soft X-ray transmission, low solar absorptance and a low infrared emissivity. To meet these requirement, TS should be made of thin plastic film coated by metal such as aluminum. Then most important property of TS is mechanical strength to survive various environments at the launch and in orbit. This paper describes designing of TS, method of TS production, various environmental conditions and tests, risk management of treatment of ultra-thin film of TS in the process of production, testing and assembling.

元の言語English
ホスト出版物のタイトルOptics for EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Astronomy V
DOI
出版物ステータスPublished - 08-11-2011
イベントOptics for EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Astronomy V - San Diego, CA, United States
継続期間: 23-08-201125-08-2011

出版物シリーズ

名前Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
8147
ISSN(印刷物)0277-786X

Other

OtherOptics for EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Astronomy V
United States
San Diego, CA
期間23-08-1125-08-11

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

これを引用

Tawara, Y., Sugita, S., Furuzawa, A., Tachibana, K., Awaki, H., Ishida, M., Maeda, Y., & Ogawa, M. (2011). Development of ultra-thin thermal shield for ASTRO-H X-ray telescopes. : Optics for EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Astronomy V [814704] (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; 巻数 8147). https://doi.org/10.1117/12.893368