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Development of polycapillary x-ray optics for x-ray spectroscopy
Author(s): Bernhard W. Adams; Klaus Attenkofer; Justin L. Bond; Christopher A. Craven; Till Cremer; Aileen O'Mahony; Michael J. Minot; Mark A. Popecki
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Paper Abstract

Bundles of hollow glass capillaries can be tapered to produce quasi-focusing x-ray optics. These optics are known as Kumakhov lenses. These optics are interesting for lab-based sources because they can be used to collimate and concentrate x-rays originating from a point, such as a laser focus or an electron-beam focus in a microtube.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 October 2016
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 9964, Advances in Laboratory-based X-Ray Sources, Optics, and Applications V, 996409 (4 October 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2238294
Show Author Affiliations
Bernhard W. Adams, Incom, Inc. (United States)
Klaus Attenkofer, Brookhaven National Lab. (United States)
Justin L. Bond, Incom, Inc. (United States)
Christopher A. Craven, Incom, Inc. (United States)
Till Cremer, Incom, Inc. (United States)
Aileen O'Mahony, Oxford Instruments plc (United Kingdom)
Michael J. Minot, Incom, Inc. (United States)
Mark A. Popecki, Incom Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9964:
Advances in Laboratory-based X-Ray Sources, Optics, and Applications V
Ali M. Khounsary; Gert E. van Dorssen, Editor(s)

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