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Simulations and experiments on capillary optics for x-ray microbeams
Author(s): G. Slade Cargill III; K. Hwang; J. W. Lam; P.C. Wang; E. Liniger; I. C. Noyan
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Paper Abstract

We describe simulations and experiments with straight and tapered glass capillaries for 5 keV - 25 keV x rays. Effects of tilting capillaries on the exiting pattern of x rays have been investigated in experiments and simulations. The simulations have employed two dimensional ray tracing. We have also used simulations to investigate effects of source-to-capillary distance and of source size on transmitted x ray flux for straight and tapered capillaries. A system using x-ray microbeams for spatially resolved mapping of microstructure, strain, and composition is also briefly described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 September 1995
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 2516, X-Ray Microbeam Technology and Applications, (25 September 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.221666
Show Author Affiliations
G. Slade Cargill III, Columbia Univ. (United States)
K. Hwang, Columbia Univ. (United States)
J. W. Lam, Bronx High School of Science (United States)
P.C. Wang, Columbia Univ. (United States)
E. Liniger, IBM Research Div. (United States)
I. C. Noyan, IBM Research Div. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2516:
X-Ray Microbeam Technology and Applications
Wenbing Yun, Editor(s)

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