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1 February 1994 Development of x-ray microscopy systems based on laser plasma sources
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We report progress in two areas of technology relevant to the development of high-resolution x-ray microscopy techniques based on laser plasma x-ray sources for the analysis of wet and dry biological specimens. The approach we discuss involves the use of ultrashort x-ray emission from a laser plasma source. Precision x-ray optics are used to collimate and filter this light onto the specimen. Imaging and image magnification are accomplished with a combination of x-ray and electron-optical systems. We discuss our progress towards establishing a flexible laser-plasma x-ray source for the development of biological imaging and contact microscopy, and progress we have made towards the development of an electro-optical imaging system having high magnification and spatial resolution.
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Martin C. Richardson, Andrew F. Vasil'ev, Steve E. Grantham, Kai Gabel, and Masataka Kado "Development of x-ray microscopy systems based on laser plasma sources", Proc. SPIE 2015, Applications of Laser Plasma Radiation, (1 February 1994); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.167985
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