Development of the High-Energy Focusing Telescope (HEFT) balloon experiment

@inproceedings{Harrison2000DevelopmentOT,
  title={Development of the High-Energy Focusing Telescope (HEFT) balloon experiment},
  author={Fiona A. Harrison and Steven E. Boggs and Aleksey E. Bolotnikov and Finn E. Christensen and Walter R. Cook and William W. Craig and Charles J. Hailey and Mario Alberto Jimenez-Garate and Peter H. Mao and Steven M. Schindler and David L Windt},
  booktitle={Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation},
  year={2000}
}
The High Energy Focusing Telescope (HEFT) is a balloon-borne experiment employing focusing optics in the hard X-ray/soft gamma-ray band (20 - 100 keV) for sensitive observations of astrophysical sources. The primary scientific objectives include imaging and spectroscopy of 44Ti emission in young supernova remnants, sensitive hard X-ray observations of obscured Active Galactic Nuclei, and spectroscopic observations of accreting high-magnetic field pulsars. Over the last four years, we have… 

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