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Development of x ray microscopy systems based on laser plasma sources
Author(s): Martin C. Richardson; Andrew F. Vasil'ev; Steve E. Grantham; Kai Gabel; Masataka Kado
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Paper Abstract

We report progress in two areas of technology relevant to the development of high-resolution x-ray microscopy techniques based on laser plasma x-ray sources for the analysis of wet and dry biological specimens. The approach we discuss involves the use of ultrashort x-ray emission from a laser plasma source. Precision x-ray optics are used to collimate and filter this light onto the specimen. Imaging and image magnification are accomplished with a combination of x-ray and electron-optical systems. We discuss our progress towards establishing a flexible laser-plasma x-ray source for the development of biological imaging and contact microscopy, and progress we have made towards the development of an electro-optical imaging system having high magnification and spatial resolution.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1994
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2015, Applications of Laser Plasma Radiation, (1 February 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.167985
Show Author Affiliations
Martin C. Richardson, CREOL/Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
Andrew F. Vasil'ev, CREOL/Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
Steve E. Grantham, CREOL/Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
Kai Gabel, CREOL/Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
Masataka Kado, CREOL/Univ. of Central Florida (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2015:
Applications of Laser Plasma Radiation
Martin C. Richardson, Editor(s)

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