11 July 1997 Synchrotron radiation facility for x-ray astronomy
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Abstract
A proposal for an x-ray optics test facility based at a synchrotron radiation source is presented. The facility would incorporate a clean preparation area, and a large evacuable test area. The advantages of using a synchrotron as the source of the test radiation are discussed. These include the ability to produce a highly parallel beam of monochromatic x rays ranging from 200 eV to around 70 keV.
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Christopher J. Hall, Robert A. Lewis, Finn Erland Christensen, George W. Fraser, D. Norman, Barry J. Kent, Alan Owens, Pietro Ubertini, "Synchrotron radiation facility for x-ray astronomy", Proc. SPIE 3113, Grazing Incidence and Multilayer X-Ray Optical Systems, (11 July 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.278884; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.278884
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