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Expanded beam x-ray optics calibration facility at the Daresbury Synchrotron
Author(s): Finn Erland Christensen; Allan Hornstrup; Peter K. Frederiksen; Salim Abdali; P. Grundsoe; Herbert W. Schnopper; Robert A. Lewis; Christopher J. Hall; Konstantin N. Borozdin
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Paper Abstract

A facility for the calibration of X-ray Space Instrumentation has been established for the Daresbury Synchrotron. The facility provides a continuously tunable beam with (Delta) (lambda) /(lambda) <EQ 10-4 in the energy range from approximately 5 kev to more than 20 kev. At selected energies in the interval from 6 kev to 12 kev, the facility features a 1D sheet of X-rays, approximately 200 mm wide, obtained from an extremely asymmetric reflection in large perfect crystals of Si. The beam is collimated to < 20 arcsec. Data from tests using large (approximately 250 mm long) beam expander crystals in the energy range from 6 - 12 kev are presented. The planned calibration of the two X-ray telescopes (XSPECT/SODART and JET-X) will be described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1994
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2011, Multilayer and Grazing Incidence X-Ray/EUV Optics II, (1 February 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.167225
Show Author Affiliations
Finn Erland Christensen, Danish Space Research Institute (Denmark)
Allan Hornstrup, Danish Space Research Institute (Denmark)
Peter K. Frederiksen, Danish Space Research Institute (Denmark)
Salim Abdali, Danish Space Research Institute (Denmark)
P. Grundsoe, Danish Space Research Institute (Denmark)
Herbert W. Schnopper, Danish Space Research Institute (Denmark)
Robert A. Lewis, Daresbury Synchrotron Radiation Facility (United Kingdom)
Christopher J. Hall, Daresbury Synchrotron Radiation Facility (United Kingdom)
Konstantin N. Borozdin, Space Research Institute (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2011:
Multilayer and Grazing Incidence X-Ray/EUV Optics II
Richard B. Hoover, Editor(s)

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