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Optics Express

  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 11, Iss. 19 — Sep. 22, 2003
  • pp: 2329–2334

Enhancement of coherent X-ray diffraction from nanocrystals by introduction of X-ray optics

Ian K. Robinson, Franz Pfeiffer, Ivan A. Vartanyants, Yugang Sun, and Younan Xia  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 11, Issue 19, pp. 2329-2334 (2003)

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Coherent X-ray Diffraction is applied to investigate the structure of individual nanocrystalline silver particles in the 100nm size range. In order to enhance the available signal, Kirkpatrick-Baez focusing optics have been introduced in the 34-ID-C beamline at APS. Concerns about the preservation of coherence under these circumstances are addressed through experiment and by calculations.

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OCIS Codes
(030.1670) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherent optical effects
(030.6140) Coherence and statistical optics : Speckle

ToC Category:
Focus Issue: Coherent x-ray optics

Original Manuscript: July 22, 2003
Revised Manuscript: August 27, 2003
Published: September 22, 2003

Ian Robinson, Franz Pfeiffer, Ivan Vartanyants, Yugang Sun, and Younan Xia, "Enhancement of coherent X-ray diffraction from nanocrystals by introduction of X-ray optics," Opt. Express 11, 2329-2334 (2003)

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