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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 13 — Jun. 23, 2008
  • pp: 9284–9289

Long and compact x-ray pathway for experiments requiring high coherent x-ray beams

Marcelo Goncalves Hönnicke, Edson Massayuki Kakuno, Guinther Kellerman, Irineu Mazzaro, Daniel Abler, and Cesar Cusatis  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 13, pp. 9284-9289 (2008)

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A long x-ray pathway based on an x-ray back-diffraction cavity for coherent x-ray beam experiments is presented. In the present work, such a setup was tested and used for propagation-based x-ray phase contrast imaging (PBI). This setup showed to be useful for PBI purposes, with the advantage of being compact (3 m long) when compared with long x-ray synchrotron beamlines with dimensions from tens to hundreds of meters.

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OCIS Codes
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(340.0340) X-ray optics : X-ray optics

ToC Category:
X-ray Optics

Original Manuscript: April 1, 2008
Revised Manuscript: June 4, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: June 6, 2008
Published: June 9, 2008

Marcelo G. Hönnicke, Edson M. Kakuno, Guinther Kellerman, Irineu Mazzaro, Daniel Abler, and Cesar Cusatis, "Long and compact x-ray pathway for experiments requiring high coherent x-ray beams," Opt. Express 16, 9284-9289 (2008)

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