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Crystal characterization for a gamma-ray Laue concentrator
Author(s): M. Skulinova; C. Pelliciari; L. Hanlon; B. McBreen; F. O'Reilly
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Paper Abstract

A laboratory system with a crystal concentrator for focusing γ-rays has been developed. The facility has been designed in particular for tests of diffraction systems based on small crystals in the Bragg and Laue configurations. Two radioactive sources (Co-57 and Ba-133) are being used to cover the energy range from 30 to 400 keV. The diffracted beam is detected using Germanium (HPGe) and CdZnTe detectors. We report on the preliminary characterization of crystal mosaicities for different crystals.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 April 2009
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7360, EUV and X-Ray Optics: Synergy between Laboratory and Space, 736019 (30 April 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.829138
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M. Skulinova, Univ. College Dublin (Ireland)
C. Pelliciari, Univ. College Dublin (Ireland)
L. Hanlon, Univ. College Dublin (Ireland)
B. McBreen, Univ. College Dublin (Ireland)
F. O'Reilly, Univ. College Dublin (Ireland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7360:
EUV and X-Ray Optics: Synergy between Laboratory and Space
René Hudec; Ladislav Pina, Editor(s)

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