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VUV And Soft X-Ray Radiometry At The Laboratory Of PTB At The Berlin Storage Ring Bessy
Author(s): M. Kuhne
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Paper Abstract

The Berlin electron storage ring BESSY can be used as a primary source standard to es-tablish a spectral emission scale. The uncertainty is about 0.23 % in the near infrared and increases to about 2 % in the soft X-ray region at 5 keV. At the radiometric laboratory of PTB at BESSY special beamlines have been built to calibrate transfer source standards utilizing BESSY as a primary standard. Presently laser produced plasmas and high current hollow cathode sources are investigated in respect of their use as transfer source standards. To establish a spectral responsivity scale in the soft X-ray region Si(Li)-detectors are calibrated using undispersed synchrotron radiation. Solid state diodes are calibrated as transfer detector standards by comparison with Si(Li)-detectors. The characterization of optical components can be performed using a reflectometer operating in the 5 nm to 34 nm range.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 December 1988
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0982, X-Ray Instrumentation in Astronomy II, (21 December 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.948728
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M. Kuhne, Institut Berlin (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0982:
X-Ray Instrumentation in Astronomy II
Leon Golub, Editor(s)

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