24 March 1982 Fabrication Of Transmission Gratings For Use In X-Ray Astronomy
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Proceedings Volume 0316, High Resolution Soft X-Ray Optics; (1982) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.933145
Event: 1981 Brookhaven Conferences, 1981, Upton, United States
Abstract
The process to manufacturing free-standing diffracting transmission gratings with high ruling density and high efficiency is described. This process has been developed at the Dr. Johannes-Heidenhain GmbH in cooperation with the Max-Planck-Institut. Two steps are involved, the mechanical ruling of the original master and the photomechanical replication of the in dividual grating facets. At present gratings of up to 2000 l/mm are available. Measured X-ray efficiencies are close to the theoretically expected values.
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P. Predehl, H. Brauninger, H. Kraus, J. Trumper, "Fabrication Of Transmission Gratings For Use In X-Ray Astronomy", Proc. SPIE 0316, High Resolution Soft X-Ray Optics, (24 March 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.933145; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.933145
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