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Compton effect based on a secondary source of hard x-ray beams
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Paper Abstract

A new kind of hard X-ray / gamma-ray optic is proposed. This optics may be useful for collecting primary X-rays or gammarays from a point source and direct secondary hard X-rays into a given direction. The main element of the proposed optic is a multichannel collimator, which is a glass poly-capillary tube. Incident gamma-rays or hard X-rays with energy E from a point source cross the channel walls of the collimator at a given angle to channel axis and produce secondary Comptonscattered hard X-rays with energy E1 < E. A small portion of the secondary, Compton-scattered hard X-rays, which are emitted in parallel to the center axis of each channel, transmit through the collimator without absorption, forming a hard Xray beam.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 September 2019
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 11108, Advances in X-Ray/EUV Optics and Components XIV, 111080Q (9 September 2019); doi: 10.1117/12.2527752
Show Author Affiliations
Yu. I. Dudchik, Belarusian State Univ. (Belarus)
R. Rademacher, Navy Medical Ctr. (United States)
J. T. Cremer, Adelphi Technology, Inc. (United States)
R. H. Pantell, Stanford Univ. (United States)
C. K. Gary, Adelphi Technology, Inc. (United States)
M. A. Piestrup, Adelphi Technology, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11108:
Advances in X-Ray/EUV Optics and Components XIV
Ali M. Khounsary; Shunji Goto; Christian Morawe, Editor(s)

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