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Numerical simulations for capillary-based x-ray optics
Author(s): Qi-Fan Xiao; Igor Yu. Ponomarev; Alexandre I. Kolomitsev; John C. Kimball
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Paper Abstract

A numerical simulation for the transmission of x rays through glass capillaries of different geometries is described. The simulation includes corrections for surface roughness and absorption losses of the glass. These calculations are compared with experimental measurements of the transmission and exit divergence of the x rays. By fitting the experimental results with the calculations, the surface roughness of a capillary is estimated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 February 1993
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1736, X-Ray Detector Physics and Applications, (3 February 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.140477
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Qi-Fan Xiao, X-Ray Optical Systems, Inc. (Russia)
Igor Yu. Ponomarev, Institute for Roentgen Optical Systems (Russia) and X-Ray Optical (Russia)
Alexandre I. Kolomitsev, Institute for Roentgen Optical Systems (Russia) and X-Ray Optical (Russia)
John C. Kimball, SUNY/Albany (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1736:
X-Ray Detector Physics and Applications
Richard B. Hoover, Editor(s)

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