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Focusing of synchrotron x-ray radiation with cylindrically curved arrays of reflectors
Author(s): Andrei V. Rode; Andrew G. Peele; Keith A. Nugent; Dan E. Johnson; D. Peter Siddons
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Paper Abstract

We present results of the experimental tests of various arrays of reflectors acting as X-ray optical elements. Planar reflectors were aligned with a common center of curvature to create a 1D focusing array. The experiments were carried out using X-ray radiation in the spectral range 3.5 keV to 7 keV produced at beamline X-27C of the National Synchrotron Light Source at the Brookhaven National Laboratory. The initial beam had width of 90 mm, a focal distribution had a width of 8 mm and a maximum intensity gain of 7.3, as measured with a 0.4 mm diameter pinhole. An X-ray beamsplitter consisting of arrays of reflectors has also been designed and tested. The separation of X-ray beams is 40 mrad and intensity of each of two beams is about 0.32 of the original X-ray beam.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 November 1994
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2279, Advances in Multilayer and Grazing Incidence X-Ray/EUV/FUV Optics, (11 November 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.193148
Show Author Affiliations
Andrei V. Rode, Australian National Univ. (Australia)
Andrew G. Peele, Univ. of Melbourne (Australia)
Keith A. Nugent, Univ. of Melbourne (Australia)
Dan E. Johnson, Brookhaven National Lab. (United States)
D. Peter Siddons, Brookhaven National Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2279:
Advances in Multilayer and Grazing Incidence X-Ray/EUV/FUV Optics
Richard B. Hoover; Arthur B. C. Walker, Editor(s)

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