Wide band, tunable gamma-ray lenses

@article{Lund2020WideBT,
  title={Wide band, tunable gamma-ray lenses},
  author={Niels Lund},
  journal={Experimental Astronomy},
  year={2020},
  volume={51},
  pages={153-163}
}
  • N. Lund
  • Published 8 May 2020
  • Physics
  • Experimental Astronomy
A new concept for an astronomical telescope in the MeV energy band is presented. The concept builds on Bragg diffraction in crystals, which has been discussed in the past, but so far a design with good sensitivity over a wide energy range has seemed out of reach. In this paper we point out that if we find ways to adjust, in orbit, the individual tilt of all the crystals in the lens this would allow one single lens to cover with excellent efficiency the full range of energies from 200 keV to 2.5… 
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