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Optical Engineering

Vacuum Ultraviolet (VUV) And Soft X-Ray Mirrors For Synchrotron Radiation
Author(s): Victor Rehn; Vernon O. Jones
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Paper Abstract

The unique and demanding requirements on mirrors for use in synchrotron-radiation beams are discussed in the light of recent experience with current mirror technology. The crucial role played by optical scattering from real mirror surfaces is discussed along with scattering and roughness measurement results on available mirrors. Mirror-cooling requirements and implications are reviewed. The prospects for future mirrors with smoother substrates, larger sizes, greater stability against spontaneous or thermally generated distortions, and more complex optical figures are discussed as well.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 October 1978
PDF: 8 pages
Opt. Eng. 17(5) 175504 doi: 10.1117/12.7972270
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 17, Issue 5
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Victor Rehn, Naval Weapons Center (United States)
Vernon O. Jones, Naval Weapons Center (United States)


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