Publications

Publications with customers such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, NASA, Carnegie Mellon University and the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory.

Refereed Publications

R. K. Heilmann, J. Kolodziejczak, A. R. Bruccoleri, J. A. Gaskin, M. L. Schattenburg, “Demonstration of resolving power λ/Δλ>10,000 for a space-based x-ray transmission grating spectrometer,” Appl. Opt. 58, 1223-1238 (2019). (Editors’ Pick)

A. Bruccoleri, J. Eilers, T. Lambot, K. Parkin, “Development and Short-Range Testing of a 100 kW Side-Illuminated Millimeter-Wave Thermal Rocket,” NASA Technical Reports Server, NASA/TM-2015-218756 (2015).

A. R. Bruccoleri, R. K. Heilmann, and M. L. Schattenburg, “Fabrication process for 200 nm-pitch polished freestanding ultrahigh aspect ratiogratings,” J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 34, 06KD02 (2016).

D. Guan, A. R. Bruccoleri, R. K. Heilmann, and M. L. Schattenburg, “Stress control of plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposited silicon oxide film from tetraethoxysilane,” J. Micromech. Microeng., Vol 24, No. 2, (2014), pp. 027001.

Conference Publications

R. K. Heilmann, A. R. Bruccoleri, J. Song, C. DeRoo, P. Cheimets, E. Hertz, R. K. Smith, V. Burwitz, G. Hartner, M.-M. La Caria, C. Pelliciari, H. M. Günther, S. N. T. Heine, B. LaMarr, H. L. Marshall, N. S. Schulz, E. M. Gullikson, and M. L. Schattenburg, “Blazed Transmission Grating Technology Development for the Arcus X-ray Spectrometer Explorer,” Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2018: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray, J.-W. A. den Herder, S. Nikzad, K. Nakazawa (eds.), Proc. SPIE 10699, 106996D 1-12 (2018).

K. Kobayashi, A. R. Winebarger, S. Savage, P. Champey, P. N. Cheimets, E. Hertz, A. R. Bruccoleri, J. Scholvin , L. Golub, B. Ramsey, J. Ranganathan, V. Marquez, R. Allured, T. Parker, R. K. Heilmann, and M. L. Schattenburg, “The Marshall Grazing Incidence X-ray Spectrometer (MaGIXS),” Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2018: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray, J.-W. A. den Herder, S. Nikzad, K. Nakazawa (eds.), Proc. SPIE 10699, 1069927 1-8 (2018).

M. D. DeTienne, A. R. Bruccoleri, A. Molnar-Fenton, B. D. Chalifoux, R. K. Heilmann, Y. Yao, and M. L. Schattenburg, “X-ray Telescope Mirror Mounting and Deformation Reduction Using ThermoYield Actuators and Mirror Geometry Changes,” Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2018: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray, J.-W. A. den Herder, S. Nikzad, K. Nakazawa (eds.), Proc. SPIE 10699, 1069943 1-15 (2018).

J. Song, R. K. Heilmann, A. R. Bruccoleri, E. Hertz, and M. L. Schattenburg, “Metrology for Quality Control and Alignment of CAT Grating Spectrometers,” Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2018: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray, J.-W. A. den Herder, S. Nikzad, K. Nakazawa (eds.), Proc. SPIE 10699, 106990S 1-12 (2018).

R. K. Heilmann, A. R. Bruccoleri, J. Song, J. Kolodziejczak, J. A. Gaskin, S. L. O’Dell, P. Cheimets, E. Hertz, R. K. Smith, V. Burwitz, G. Hartner, M.-M. La Caria, and M. L. Schattenburg, “Critical-Angle Transmission Grating Technology Development for High Resolving Power Soft X-ray Spectrometers on Arcus and Lynx,” Optics for EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Astronomy VIII, S. L. O’Dell and G. Pareschi (eds.), Proc. SPIE 10399, 1039914 1-15 (2017).

J. Song, R. K. Heilmann, A. R. Bruccoleri, E. Hertz, and M. L. Schattenburg, “Scanning Laser Reflection Tool for Alignment and Period Measurement of Critical-Angle Transmission Gratings,” Optics for EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Astronomy VIII, S. L. O’Dell and G. Pareschi (eds.), Proc. SPIE 10399, 103991I 1-9 (2017).

M. D. DeTienne, A. R. Bruccoleri, B. D. Chalifoux, R. K. Heilmann, R. E. Tedesco, and M. L. Schattenburg, “ThermoYield Actuators: Nano-Adjustable Set-and-Forget Optics Mounts,” Optics for EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Astronomy VIII, S. L. O’Dell and G. Pareschi (eds.), Proc. SPIE 10399, 103991I 1-9 (2017).

K. Kobayashi, A. R. Winebarger, S. Savage, P. Champey, P. N. Cheimets, E. Hertz, A. R. Bruccoleri, L. Golub, B. Ramsey, J. Ranganathan, V. Marquez, R. Allured, T. Parker, R. K. Heilmann, and M. L. Schattenburg, “The Marshall Grazing Incidence X-ray Spectrometer,” UV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Space Instrumentation for Astronomy XX, O. H. Siegmund (ed.), Proc. SPIE 10397, 103971I 1-7 (2017).

R. K. Heilmann, A. R. Bruccoleri, J. Kolodziejczak, J. A. Gaskin, S. L. O’Dell, R. Bhatia, and M. L. Schattenburg, “Critical-Angle X-ray Transmission Grating Spectrometer with Extended Bandpass and Resolving Power > 10,000,” Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2016: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray, T. Takahashi, J-W. A. den Herder, and M. Bautz (eds.), Proc. SPIE 9905, 99051X 1-12 (2016).

A. R. Bruccoleri, M. L. Klingensmith, B. D. Chalifoux, R. K. Heilmann, and M. L. Schattenburg, “Liquid Metal Actuators: Correctable Mounting and Assembly of Thin-Shell X-ray Telescope Mirrors,” Optics for EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Astronomy VII, S. L. O’Dell and G. Pareschi (eds.), Proc. SPIE 9603, 960312 1-13 (2015).

R. K. Heilmann, A.R. Bruccoleri, and M. L. Schattenburg, “High-Efficiency Blazed Transmission Gratings for High-Resolution Soft X-ray Spectroscopy,” Optics for EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Astronomy VII, S. L. O’Dell and G. Pareschi (eds.), Proc. SPIE 9603, 960314 1-12 (2015).

R. K. Heilmann, A.R. Bruccoleri, D. Guan, and M. L. Schattenburg, “Fabrication of large-area and low mass critical-angle x-ray transmission gratings,” Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2014: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray, T. Takahashi, J-W. A. den Herder, and M. Bautz (eds.), Proc. SPIE 9144, 91441A 1-8 (2014).

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