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On the possibility of using Kumakhov lenses in x-ray therapy
Author(s): Sergey V. Kazakov; Yulii S. Mardynskii; Alexei S. Sysoev
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Paper Abstract

The experimental investigation of passing the focused x-ray beams through the water phantoms imitating a biological tissue has been performed. Focusing of the radiation is carried out by means of Kumakhov lenses. The possibility of efficient using the capillary lenses in the ray therapy is shown. Prospects of the application of Kumakhov lenses in therapy of melanoma, oncological eye diseases, etc. are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 June 2000
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 4155, Kumakhov Optics and Application, (8 June 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.387868
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Sergey V. Kazakov, Institute for Roentgen Optics (United States)
Yulii S. Mardynskii, Medical Radiological Ctr. (Russia)
Alexei S. Sysoev, Medical Radiological Ctr. (Russia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4155:
Kumakhov Optics and Application
Muradin A. Kumakhov, Editor(s)

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