28 September 1999 Development of a grazing incidence x-ray interferometer
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A grazing incidence x-ray interferometer design capable of micro-arcsecond level resolution is discussed. This practical design employs a Michelson Stellar interferometer approach to create x-ray interference fringes without the use of Wolter style optics or diffraction crystals. Design solutions accommodating alignment, vibration, and thermal constraints are reviewed. We present the development and demonstration of a working experiment along with tolerance studies, data analysis, and results.
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Ann F. Shipley, Ann F. Shipley, Webster C. Cash, Webster C. Cash, Steven N. Osterman, Steven N. Osterman, Marshall K. Joy, Marshall K. Joy, James M. Carter, James M. Carter, } "Development of a grazing incidence x-ray interferometer", Proc. SPIE 3786, Optomechanical Engineering and Vibration Control, (28 September 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.363807; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.363807
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