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Application of Spherical Gratings in Synchrotron Radiation Spectroscopy
Author(s): H. Hogrefe; M. R. Howells; E. Hoyer
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Paper Abstract

The recent development in grazing incidence grating monochromator design is discussed and the performance limiting factors for such instruments are examined. Especially the aberrations of toroidal and spherical gratings are investigated using the optical path function concept. It is shown that large radius spherical gratings, which can be produced with better slope tolerances than aspherics, also yield smaller overall line curvature than toroids. Therefore, a new simple spherical grating monochromator design is proposed and its performance is analyzed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1986
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 0733, Soft X-Ray Optics and Technology, (1 January 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.964922
Show Author Affiliations
H. Hogrefe, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (United States)
M. R. Howells, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (United States)
E. Hoyer, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (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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