Grant Name:

Developing and integrating novel X-ray optics and CMOS detectors to support next generation X-ray astronomy

  • Date Awarded:
    Nov 2008
     
  • Amount:
    $2,601,290
     
  • Term:
    24 months
     
  • Grant ID:
    GBMF1942
     
  • Funding Area:
    Science
     
 
 

In support of acquiring new knowledge about many astrophysical puzzles, including dark matter, dark energy, the origin and evolution of galaxies and clusters of galaxies, and black holes by developing, designing, testing, and manufacturing adjustable grazing incidence optics and developing a CMOS-based detector for the next generation of satellite-based X-ray telescopes.

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