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Prototype one-dimensional (1-D) superconducting hot-electron bolometer (HEB) imaging mixer arrays with four pixels, designed for operation at 585 GHz, and based on slot-ring antennas arranged in the "reverse-microscope" configuration have been fabricated and implemented. Electromagnetic simulations with Agilent's Momentum software package have been performed to study the self- and mutual-impedances of the slot-ring antenna (SRA) array corresponding to various element spacings. Moreover, the element SRA off-axis radiation patterns (with an extended silicon lens) have been calculated using ray-tracing techniques and the imaging angular resolution has been predicted. Fabrication of the arrays and HEB elements are discussed, and measurements for a single mixer element are presented, yielding a double sideband (DSB) receiver noise temperature of approximately 650 K at 585 GHz.