By Peter Ballmoos
This quantity is the 1st of its sort on focusing gamma-ray telescopes. Forty-eight refereed papers supply a accomplished assessment of the clinical strength and technical demanding situations of this nascent instrument for nuclear astrophysics. The booklet beneficial properties articles facing pivotal applied sciences comparable to grazing incident mirrors, multilayer coatings, Laue- and Fresnel-lenses - or even an optic utilizing the curvature of space-time.
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