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Publication Citation: Fast Imaging of Hard X-Rays With a Laboratory Microscope

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Author(s): A S. Bakulin; S M. Durbin; Terrence J. Jach; J Pedulla;
Title: Fast Imaging of Hard X-Rays With a Laboratory Microscope
Published: July 01, 2000
Abstract: An improved x-ray microscope with a fully electronic CCD detector system has been constructed that allows improved laboratory-based microstructural investigations of materials with hard x-rays. It uses the Kirkpatrick-Baez multilayer mirror design to form an image that has a demonstrated resolution of 4 m at 8 keV (Cu Kα radiation). This microscope performs well with standard sealed-tube laboratory x-ray sources, producing digital images with 20-s exposure times for m Au grid (a thickness of two absorption lengths).
Citation: Applied Optics
Volume: 39
Issue: No. 19
Keywords: Kirkpatrick-Baez,microscope,multilayer,optics,x-ray
Research Areas: Spectroscopy