Abstract

Third-order aberrations are discussed of a transmission grating positioned behind a Wolter type I telescope, using Fermat’s principle. We describe the conditions required to obtain a coma-free grating. The performance of a grating spectrometer for cosmic x-ray spectroscopy is discussed in some detail.

© 1977 Optical Society of America

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