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Flat x-ray mirrors as optical elements for coherent synchrotron radiation conditioning
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Paper Abstract

Surface flatness of optical elements like mirrors and multilayers may significantly influence on the experiments exploiting coherence properties of x rays. A wavy mirror surface can be considered as a random-phase object. In the article, brief notes on the coherence propagation downstream from a random-phase object are presented. Image formation of a wavy surface at grazing incidence is analyzed. An approach to the inverse problem solution of phase retrieval from the mirror images in coherent x rays is shown. A performed experiment demonstrates general consistency in surface topography obtained by means of x rays and LTP. The estimates on the coherence degradation due to surface roughness are obtained.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 November 1999
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3773, X-Ray Optics Design, Performance, and Applications, (16 November 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.370113
Show Author Affiliations
Amparo Rommeveaux, European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (France)
Alexei Souvorov, European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3773:
X-Ray Optics Design, Performance, and Applications
Ali M. Khounsary; Andreas K. Freund; Tetsuya Ishikawa; George Srajer; Jonathan C. Lang, Editor(s)

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