We show that periodic nanostructure made of alternating layers of Ag and Mo can serve as an efficient source of hard X-ray transition radiation for medical applications, which uses low energy electrons.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.7240) Lasers and laser optics : UV, EUV, and X-ray lasers
(340.0340) X-ray optics : X-ray optics
(340.7480) X-ray optics : X-rays, soft x-rays, extreme ultraviolet (EUV)
A. Pokrovsky, A. Kaplan, and P. Shkolnikov, "Transition Radiation in Multilayer Nanostructures as a Medical Source of Hard-X-ray Radiation," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper QTuB2.
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