Submicron concentration and confinement of hard X-rays

Daniel J. Thiel, Donald H. Bilderback, Aaron Lewis, Edward A. Stern

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High-intensity hard X-ray beams of submicron diameters were generated using a tapered glass capillary as a concentrator. A complete description of the fabrication and characterization of such capillary optics is given. A new method for producing submicron X-ray collimators is also described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)597-600
Number of pages4
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
Issue number3
StatePublished - 15 Jul 1992
Externally publishedYes

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Funding Information:
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation (under grants ECS 8714785 and DMI2 90-2170 and the National Institutes of Health (under grant IZR01646-09) .


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