11 July 1989 Effects Of X-Rays On Optical Materials And Coatings
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Analyses of optical components consisting of a metal reflecting layer, a beryllium energy-sharing layer, and a fused silica substrate were done using LXRT, Livermore's version of the XRT (X-Ray Transport) computer code. These are compared with calculations for components lacking the beryllium layer. Our analyses show that the addition of the beryllium significantly hardens the system against x-rays. The mechanisms for this increased hardness are apparent from time-dependent tem-perature and enthalpy plots presented here.
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James A Rathkopf, James A Rathkopf, Richard H. White, Richard H. White, } "Effects Of X-Rays On Optical Materials And Coatings", Proc. SPIE 1047, Mirrors and Windows for High Power/High Energy Laser Systems, (11 July 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.951370; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.951370
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