"Development of 60 µm pitch CdTe double-sided strip detectors for the FOXSI-3 sounding rocket experiment"

Author(s): K. Furukawa, J. C. Buitrago-Casas, J. Vievering, K. Hagino, L. Glesener, P. S. Athiray, S. Krucker, S. Watanabe, S. Takeda, S. Ishikawa, S. Musset, S. Christe, T. Takahashi

Publisher: Nuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, 2018



"Detection of nanoflare-heated plasma in the solar corona by the FOXSI-2 sounding rocket"

Author(s): S. Ishikawa, L. Glesener, S. Krucker, S. Christe, C. Buitrago-Casas, N. Narukage, J. Vievering

Publisher: Nature Astronomy, 2017



"Methods for reducing ghost rays on the Wolter-I focusing figures of the FOXSI rocket payload"

Author(s): C. Buitrago-Casas, L. Glesener, S. Christe, B. Ramsey, R. Elsner, S. Courtade, J. Vievering, A. Subramania, S. Krucker, S. Bale

Publisher: SPIE, 2017

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"Photon counting type imaging spectrometer for solar soft x-rays"

Author(s): N. Narukage, S. Ishikawa, T. Kawate, T. Sakao, L. Glesener, S. Courtade, S. Krucker, S. Christe 

Publisher: SPIE, 2017

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"Modeling and measuring charge sharing in hard x-ray imagers using HEXITEC CdTe detectors"

Author(s): D. Ryan, S. Christe, A. Shih, W. Baumgartner, M. Wilson, P. Seller, J. Gaskin, A, Inglis

Publisher: SPIE, 2017

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"Calibration of the hard x-ray detectors for the FOXSI solar sounding rocket"

Author(s): A. Subramania, C. Buitrago-Casas, K. Bergstedt, J. Vievering, S. Musset, S. Ishikawa, L. Glesener, T. Takahashi, S. Watanabe, S. Courtade, S. Christe, S. Krucker, K. Goetz, S. Monson

Publisher: SPIE, 2017

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"Fine-pitch CdTe detector for hard X-ray imaging and spectroscopy of the Sun with the FOXSI rocket experiment"

Author(s): S. Ishikawa,  M. Katsuragawa, S. Watanabe, Y. Uchida, S. Takeda, T. Takahashi, S. Saito, L. Glesener, C. Buitrago-Casas, S. Krucker, S. Christe

Publisher: Journal of Geophysical Research, 2016

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"The FOXSI solar sounding rocket campaigns"

Author(s): L. Glesener,  S. Krucker, S. Christe, S. Ishikawa, C. Buitrago-Casas, B. Ramsey, M. Gubarev, T. Takahashi, S. Watanabe, S. Takeda, S. Courtade, P. Turin, S. McBride, V. Shourt, J. Hoberman, N. Foster, J. Vievering

Publisher: SPIE, 2016

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"FOXSI-2: Upgrades of the Focusing Optics X-ray Solar Imager for its Second Flight"

Author(s): S. Christe, L. Glesener, C. Buitrago-Casas, S. Ishikawa, B. Ramsey, M. Gubarev, K. Kilaru, J. Kolodziejczak, S. Watanabe, T. Takahashi, H. Tajima, P. Turin, V. Shourt, N. Foster, S. Krucker 

Publisher: Journal of Astronomical Instrumentation, 2015

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"Constraining hot plasma in a non-flaring solar active region with FOXSI hard X-ray observations"

Author(s): S. Ishikawa, L. Glesener, S. Christe, K. Ishibashi, D. H. Brooks, D. R. Williams, M. Shimojo, N. Sako, S. Krucker

Publisher: Oxford University Press on behalf of the Astronomical Society of Japan, 2014

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"First Images from the Focusing Optics X-ray Solar Imager"

Author(s): S. Krucker, S. Christe, L. Glesener, S. Ishikawa, B. Ramsey, T. Takahashi, S. Watanabe, S. Saito, M. Gubarev, K. Kilaru, H. Tajima, T. Tanaka, P. Turin, S. McBride, D. Glaser, J. Fermin, S. White, R. Lin

Publisher: The American Astronomical Society, 2014

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"The Focusing Optics X-ray Solar Imager (FOXSI): Instrument and first flight"

Author(s): S. Krucker, S. Christe, L. Glesener, S. Ishikawa, B. Ramsey, M. Gubarev, S. Saito, T. Takahashi, S. Watanabe, H. Tajima, T. Tanaka, P. Turin, D. Glaser, J. Fermin, R. P. Lin 

Publisher: SPIE, 2013

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"Faint Coronal Hard X-rays From Accelerated Electrons in Solar Flares"

Author(s): L. Glesener

Publisher: University of California Berkeley, 2012

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"Fine-Pitch Semiconductor Detector for the FOXSI Mission"

Author(s): S. Ishikawa, S. Saito, H. Tajima, T. Tanaka, S. Watanabe, H. Odaka, T. Fukuyama, M. Kokubun, T. Takahashi, Y. Terada, S. Krucker, S. Christe, S. McBride, L. Glesener

Publisher: IEEE, 2011

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"Development of double-sided silicon strip detectors for solar hard x-ray observation"

Author(s): S. Saito, S. Ishikawa, S. Watanabe, H. Odaka, S. Sugimoto, T. Fukuyama, M. Kokubun, T. Takahashi, Y. Terada, H. Tajima, T. Tanaka, S. Krucker, S. Christe, S. McBride, L. Glesener

Publisher: SPIE, 2010

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"The Focusing Optics x-ray Solar Imager: FOXSI"

Author(s): S. Krucker, S. Christe, L. Glesener, S. McBride, P. Turin, D. Glaser, P. Saint-Hilaire, G. Delory, R. P. Lin, M. Gubarev, B. Ramsey, Y. Terada, S. Ishikawa, M. Kokubun, S. Saito, T. Takahashi, S. Watanabe, K. Nakazawa, H. Tajima, S. Masuda, T. Minoshima, M. Shomojo

Publisher: SPIE, 2009

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"Performance of double-sided CdTe strip detectors for gamma-ray imaging and spectrography"

Author(s): Shin-nosuke Ishikawa

Publisher: IEEE, 2008

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Figure 3 from Furukawa et al. (2018): 241Am spectrum taken at -20°C with a biais voltage of 200 V. The energy resolution is 0.8 keV at 13.9 keV and 1.3 keV at 59.5 keV.
Ishikawa 2017 figure
Figure 1 from Ishikawa et al. (2017) displaying an image and lightcurves of HXR and SXR emissions. 
Milo SPIE paper figures
Figure 1 from Buitrago-Casas et al. (2017) illustrating the negative impact of singly-reflected rays on FOXSI optics.
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Figure 6 from Buitrago-Casas et al. (2017) depicting a titanium 3D-printed collimator, which will fly with FOXSI-3 as one solution for minimizing ghost rays. 
Athiray SPIE 2017 figure 5
Figure 5 of Subramania et al. (2017) comparing old and improved detector calibration with temperature estimates from a FOXSI-2 micro flare observation to exemplify the improvements acheived.