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Paper: X-ray Interferometry
Volume: 340, Future Directions in High Resolution Astronomy: The 10th Anniversary of the VLBA
Page: 633
Authors: Cash, W.
Abstract: X-ray interferometry is well on its way to becoming a reality. We present an update on MAXIM, the Micro-Arcsecond X-ray Imaging Mission. With the eventual goal of imaging the event horizon of a black hole, MAXIM will require a phased array of x-ray mirrors across a one kilometer aperture. Recent design advances, backed by demonstrations in the laboratory have established that such a mission is not only feasible, but affordable. Soon, x-ray observatories may rise to the standards set by radio astronomers.
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