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Thermo-mechanical properties of silicon, germanium, diamond, beryllium and silicon carbide for high heat load x-ray optics applications
Author(s): Ali Hedayat; Ali Khounsary; Farzad Mashayek
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Paper Abstract

Increased thermal power of the x-ray beams produced at synchrotron radiation facilities such as the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory requires improvements in the thermal management of the components with which the beams interact. Crystals of silicon, germanium, diamond, beryllium, and silicon carbide are important substrate materials in this regard. Accurate physical, thermal, and mechanical properties of these materials, especially at cryogenic temperatures, are needed in the analysis and design of high heat load x-ray components. In this paper, we present a collection of the relevant data, and include curve fits, when possible, for ease of use in the analysis.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 October 2012
PDF: 22 pages
Proc. SPIE 8502, Advances in X-Ray/EUV Optics and Components VII, 85020O (24 October 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.929362
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Ali Hedayat, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago (United States)
Ali Khounsary, Argonne National Lab. (United States)
Farzad Mashayek, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8502:
Advances in X-Ray/EUV Optics and Components VII
Shunji Goto; Christian Morawe; Ali M. Khounsary, Editor(s)

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