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Space test of Mo-Si, MoSi2-Si, W-Si, and WSi2-Si x-ray multilayer mirrors on the Russian orbital station Mir
Author(s): Anatoli I. Fedorenko; V. V. Kondratenko; L. S. Palatnik; S. A. Yulin; E. N. Zubarev; V. P. Nikitskiy; S. B. Ryabukha
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Paper Abstract

Space test of x-ray multilayer mirrors on the surface of Russian orbital station 'Mir' revealed that after a 5-month space exposure, multilayers consisting of chemically interacting materials (Mo - Si and WSi2 - Si) preserved their periods. Preannealing at 570 K for one hour was sufficient to stabilize reflectivity at 1.54 angstroms of mirror WSi2 - Si with period 33.6 angstroms. Preannealing at 770 K for one hour was not enough to stabilize reflectivity at 1.54 angstroms of MoSi2 - Si mirror with period 77.7 angstroms (after space exposure its reflectivity was increased by 18% as a result of interface smoothing influenced by space effect agents).

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Date Published: 23 January 1995
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 2453, X-Ray Optics and Surface Science, (23 January 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.200275
Show Author Affiliations
Anatoli I. Fedorenko, Kharkov Polytechnical Institute (Ukraine)
V. V. Kondratenko, Kharkov Polytechnical Institute (Ukraine)
L. S. Palatnik, Kharkov Polytechnical Institute (Ukraine)
S. A. Yulin, Kharkov Polytechnical Institute (Ukraine)
E. N. Zubarev, Kharkov Polytechnical Institute (Ukraine)
V. P. Nikitskiy, NPO Energia (Russia)
S. B. Ryabukha, NPO Energia (Russia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2453:
X-Ray Optics and Surface Science
Alexander V. Vinogradov, Editor(s)

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