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Fast Imaging of Hard X-Rays With a Laboratory Microscope

Published

Author(s)

A S. Bakulin, S M. Durbin, Terrence J. Jach, J Pedulla

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

Citation

Bakulin, A. , Durbin, S. , Jach, T. and Pedulla, J. (2000), Fast Imaging of Hard X-Rays With a Laboratory Microscope, Applied Optics (Accessed August 9, 2022)
Created June 30, 2000, Updated October 12, 2021