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Analytical Model For Transient Strehl Ratio Distribution In Soft X-Ray Optical Systems
Author(s): J. R. Palmer
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Paper Abstract

This paper will describe a first order analytical technique for evaluating the Strehl ratio of a system composed of various optical components in a soft x-ray system. The basic elements of the model are to provide budgeting criteria that will permit the maximum energy in the central lobe of a far field distribution. Budgeting components will consist of figure error on the component, thermal distortion for transient and steady-state, pressure ripple for cooled substrates, and energy loss due to scatter and absorption in the coatings and the substrate.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1986
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0733, Soft X-Ray Optics and Technology, (1 January 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.964908
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J. R. Palmer, COMARCO, INC. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0733:
Soft X-Ray Optics and Technology
E. Koch; Guenther A. Schmahl, Editor(s)

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