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Monte Carlo simulation of x-ray fluorescence and scattering tomography experiments
Author(s): Laszlo Vincze; Koen Janssens; B. Vekemans; Freddy Adams
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Paper Abstract

Experimental data and results from a detailed Monte Carlo (MC) simulation of X-ray Fluorescence, Compton and Rayleigh scattering tomography are presented. The MC model was developed by the authors for aiding the optimization and evaluation of synchrotron radiation induced X-ray fluorescence (SRXRF) experiments. The code simulates complete X-ray fluorescence spectra in the incident energy range of 1 - 100 keV, including K,L fluorescent lines and Compton, Rayleigh scattering contributions. This generalized simulation model describes the interactions between X-ray photons and heterogenous samples. The MC code was evaluated by comparisons of simulated and experimental X-ray fluorescent and scattering tomography data. These data were collected at HASYLAB, beamline L (polychromatic setup) and BW5 (monochromatic setup). Good agreement was found between experimental and simulated results.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 September 1999
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3772, Developments in X-Ray Tomography II, (22 September 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.363736
Show Author Affiliations
Laszlo Vincze, Univ. of Antwerp (Belgium)
Koen Janssens, Univ. of Antwerp (Belgium)
B. Vekemans, Univ. of Antwerp (Belgium)
Freddy Adams, Univ. of Antwerp (Belgium)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3772:
Developments in X-Ray Tomography II
Ulrich Bonse, Editor(s)

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