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Performances of the thin crystal spectrometer
Author(s): Shunji Kitamoto; Hideki Ogata; Takako Horikawa
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Paper Abstract

A thin crystal with a thickness of approximately micrometers makes it possible to disperse incident x rays in a certain energy band, like a grating. We report a current performance of this new spectroscopic device. We show that Ti K (alpha) 1 and K (alpha) 2 lines are simultaneously diffracted to different directions making a two peaks. The experiment shows the energy resolving power of (E/(Delta) E > 3000) over approximately 24 eV range. A brief comparison will be presented among this thin crystal, gratings and Bragg crystals.

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Date Published: 18 July 2000
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4012, X-Ray Optics, Instruments, and Missions III, (18 July 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.391575
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Shunji Kitamoto, Osaka Univ. and Japan Science and Technology Corp. (Japan)
Hideki Ogata, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Takako Horikawa, Osaka Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4012:
X-Ray Optics, Instruments, and Missions III
Joachim E. Truemper; Bernd Aschenbach, Editor(s)

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