Articles

Jared Termini Measuring a Grating with an Interferometer

Astrobites Features Termini's Work on Grating Interferometry

Jared Termini has guest-authored an article for the Astrobites blog, the astro-ph "Reader's Digest."
Jared Termini

Jared Termini Receives ISGC Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Jared Termini received an Iowa Space Grant Consortium's Undergraduate Research Fellowship. His fellowship project will characterize groove patterning accuracy of electron-beam lithography, a highly customizable lithography technique which rasters a beam of accelerated electrons across resist to form a pattern.
Mosaic of High Diffraction Orders from an X-ray Grating

Testing the Spectral Resolution of X-ray Gratings

Prof. DeRoo recently reported the results of testing a prototype X-ray reflection grating at the PANTER X-ray Test Facility in Garching, Germany.
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Presenations at 2019 SPIE Optics & Photonics Conference

Prof. DeRoo and graduate student Dustin Swarm presented work at the 2019 SPIE Optics & Photonics Conference.
AXRO Front Surface

Adjustable X-ray Optics Paper Published

Congratulations to Mr. Nathan Bishop, Dr. Julian Walker, and Prof. Casey DeRoo on their recent publication in the Journal for Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems (JATIS)! The paper covers a study performed to control the optical figure of a thin (0.4 mm), adjustable X-ray mirror.