6 December 2006 PolyCAD: a new x-ray tracing code for polycapillary optics
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Proceedings Volume 5943, X-ray and Neutron Capillary Optics II; 594302 (2006) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.637763
Event: X-ray and Neutron Capillary Optics II, 2004, Zvenigorod, Russian Federation
Abstract
In this work a new CAD program, Po1yCAD, designed for X-ray tracing in polycapillary optics is described. As starting approach the simplest case of cylindrical polycapillary optics is presented. Using geometrical optics approximation, PoIyCAD allows any type of X-ray source such as an X-ray tube of finite beam dimensions as well as an astrophysical object in combination with polycapillary optical samples to be simulated. Here we present the results of a simulation in the case of two different sources: a point-source and two spheres as a three-dimensional source. The radiation distributions formed by the lenses of cylindrical shapes on a screen located at various distances are discussed. The agreement with the results earlier published validates Po1yCAD results.
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Dariush Hampai, Dariush Hampai, Sultan B. Dabagov, Sultan B. Dabagov, Giorgio Cappuccio, Giorgio Cappuccio, Giannantonio Cibin, Giannantonio Cibin, } "PolyCAD: a new x-ray tracing code for polycapillary optics", Proc. SPIE 5943, X-ray and Neutron Capillary Optics II, 594302 (6 December 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.637763; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.637763
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