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26 September 2013 Optical and multilayer design for the first Kirkpatrick-Baez optics for x-ray diagnostic at NIF
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At the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) we are designing, developing and testing multiple Kirkpatrick-Baez (KB) optics to be added to the suite of x-ray diagnostic instruments for the National Ignition Facility (NIF). Each optic consists of four KB channels made of spherically super-polished x-ray substrates. These substrates are multilayer-coated to allow steep grazing angle geometry and wavelength filtering. These optics are customized for different experiments and will provide NIF with an alternative x-ray imaging technique to pinholes, improving both resolution and photon throughput. With this manuscript we describe KB optic requirements, specifications, optical and multilayer designs.
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Tom Pardini, Tom J. McCarville, Christopher C. Walton, Todd A. Decker, Julia K. Vogel, Paul B. Mirkarimi, Jennifer B. Alameda, Randy M. Hill, Louisa A. Pickworth, Vladimir A. Smalyuk, Jay M. Ayers, Perry M. Bell, Dave K. Bradley, Joe D. Kilkenny, and Mike J. Pivovaroff "Optical and multilayer design for the first Kirkpatrick-Baez optics for x-ray diagnostic at NIF", Proc. SPIE 8850, Target Diagnostics Physics and Engineering for Inertial Confinement Fusion II, 88500E (26 September 2013); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2024133
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