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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 35, Iss. 22 — Aug. 1, 1996
  • pp: 4321–4324

TECHNICAL NOTE Charge-coupled-device detection of soft x rays for grazing-incidence spectrometers

C. H. Skinner and J. L. Schwob  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 35, Issue 22, pp. 4321-4324 (1996)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.35.004321


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Abstract

We describe calculations of the sensitivity of CCD’s to soft x rays incident at grazing angles. Soft-x-ray spectrometers based on a Rowland-circle geometry have a focal plane and hence detector surface at grazing incidence to the soft x rays. We model the penetration of the grazing-incidence soft x rays to the sensitive region of the CCD and predict the charge-collection efficiency as a function of wavelength. The results show significant advantages over microchannel plate intensified detection.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: November 16, 1995
Revised Manuscript: March 4, 1996
Published: August 1, 1996

Citation
C. H. Skinner and J. L. Schwob, "TECHNICAL NOTE Charge-coupled-device detection of soft x rays for grazing-incidence spectrometers," Appl. Opt. 35, 4321-4324 (1996)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-35-22-4321


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