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Multilayer, Convex Surfaces For Soft X-Ray Diffraction
Author(s): P. G. Burkhalter; D. B. Brown; P. D. Rockett; M. Gersten
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Paper Abstract

X-ray spectral analysis plays a major role as a diagnostic for hot, dense plasmas. One means for collecting spectra is the use of convex-curved diffraction crystals. Synthetic multilayer structures offer high reflectivity for soft x-rays. Convex diffraction surfaces can be formed by sputtering onto smooth surfaces and by dipping into solutions such as lead myristate. Convex-curved multilayer structures have been evaluated by analytical diffraction models and experimentally by collecting aluminum spectra from plasmas generated by exploded wires sources and by focused laser beams.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 May 1985
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0563, Applications of Thin Film Multilayered Structures to Figured X-Ray Optics, (6 May 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.949682
Show Author Affiliations
P. G. Burkhalter, Naval Research Laboratory (United States)
D. B. Brown, Naval Research Laboratory (United States)
P. D. Rockett, KMS Fusion, Inc. (United States)
M. Gersten, Maxwell Laboratories, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0563:
Applications of Thin Film Multilayered Structures to Figured X-Ray Optics
Gerald F. Marshall, Editor(s)

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