1 February 1994 Expanded beam x-ray optics calibration facility at the Daresbury Synchrotron
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Abstract
A facility for the calibration of X-ray Space Instrumentation has been established for the Daresbury Synchrotron. The facility provides a continuously tunable beam with (Delta) (lambda) /(lambda) <EQ 10-4 in the energy range from approximately 5 kev to more than 20 kev. At selected energies in the interval from 6 kev to 12 kev, the facility features a 1D sheet of X-rays, approximately 200 mm wide, obtained from an extremely asymmetric reflection in large perfect crystals of Si. The beam is collimated to < 20 arcsec. Data from tests using large (approximately 250 mm long) beam expander crystals in the energy range from 6 - 12 kev are presented. The planned calibration of the two X-ray telescopes (XSPECT/SODART and JET-X) will be described.
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Finn Erland Christensen, Finn Erland Christensen, Allan Hornstrup, Allan Hornstrup, Peter K. Frederiksen, Peter K. Frederiksen, Salim Abdali, Salim Abdali, P. Grundsoe, P. Grundsoe, Herbert W. Schnopper, Herbert W. Schnopper, Robert A. Lewis, Robert A. Lewis, Christopher J. Hall, Christopher J. Hall, Konstantin N. Borozdin, Konstantin N. Borozdin, } "Expanded beam x-ray optics calibration facility at the Daresbury Synchrotron", Proc. SPIE 2011, Multilayer and Grazing Incidence X-Ray/EUV Optics II, (1 February 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.167225; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.167225
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