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X-ray fiber optics from 60 eV to 10 keV
Author(s): Daniel R. Parsignault; Allen S. Krieger
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Paper Abstract

X-ray fiber optics are bundles of hollow tubes which transmit x rays by multiple grazing incidence reflections. They provide a means of shielding XUV and x-ray instruments used for plasma diagnostics of magnetic confinement devices from the adverse effects of energetic neutrons and neutron induced gamma radiation. We have designed and built x-ray transmitting fiber optic bundles for instruments covering the ranges 60 to 200 eV and 3 to 10 keV. We have measured the performance of such bundles in the laboratory at 280 eV and at 6.4, 8, an 10 keV and compared it with simple computer models of x-ray fiber transmission.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 February 1993
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1736, X-Ray Detector Physics and Applications, (3 February 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.140474
Show Author Affiliations
Daniel R. Parsignault, Radiation Science, Inc. (United States)
Allen S. Krieger, Radiation Science, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1736:
X-Ray Detector Physics and Applications
Richard B. Hoover, Editor(s)

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