Arthur B. C. Walker, Jr.

Physicist, Deceased Person

1936 – 2001

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Who was Arthur B. C. Walker, Jr.?

Arthur Bertram Cuthbert Walker, Jr. was a solar physicist and a pioneer of EUV/XUV optics. He is most noted for having developed normal incidence multilayer XUV telescopes to photograph the solar corona. Two of his sounding rocket payloads, the Stanford/MSFC Rocket Spectroheliograph Experiment and the Multi-Spectral Solar Telescope Array, recorded the first full-disk, high-resolution images of the Sun in XUV with conventional geometries of normal incidence optics; this technology is now used in solar telescopes such as SOHO/EIT and TRACE, and in the fabrication of microchips via ultraviolet photolithography.

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Born
Aug 24, 1936
United States of America
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Apr 29, 2001

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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