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Characterization of a multifiber polycapillary-based x-ray collimating lens
Author(s): A. Kardiawarman; Vladimir Kovantsev; S. Budkov; Walter M. Gibson; T. M. Hayes; L. B. Lurio; Carolyn A. MacDonald; Peter Persans; Qi-Fan Xiao
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Paper Abstract

An x-ray lens designed to collimate x rays from a divergent source has been characterized. The lens is 10 cm long and consists of 919 polycapillary fibers. The diameter of each fiber is 400 microns with a channel size of 15 microns. The solid angle of collection of the lens is 40 msterad. The focal distance of the lens is 57 mm. The transmission and divergence properties of the lens are discussed for different x-ray energies and source conditions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 July 1994
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2278, X-Ray and UV Detectors, (12 July 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.180018
Show Author Affiliations
A. Kardiawarman, SUNY/Albany and X-Ray Optical Systems, Inc. (United States)
Vladimir Kovantsev, X-Ray Optical Systems, Inc. and Institute for Roentgen Optical Systems (United States)
S. Budkov, X-Ray Optical Systems, Inc. and Institute for Roentgen Optical Systems (United States)
Walter M. Gibson, SUNY/Albany (United States)
T. M. Hayes, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (United States)
L. B. Lurio, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (United States)
Carolyn A. MacDonald, SUNY/Albany (United States)
Peter Persans, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (United States)
Qi-Fan Xiao, X-Ray Optical Systems, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2278:
X-Ray and UV Detectors
Richard B. Hoover; Mark W. Tate, Editor(s)

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