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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 22 — Oct. 24, 2011
  • pp: 21419–21424

Annulus-sector-element coded Gabor zone plate at the x-ray wavelength

Lai Wei, Longyu Kuang, Wei Fan, Huaping Zang, Leifeng Cao, Yuqiu Gu, and Xiaofang Wang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 22, pp. 21419-21424 (2011)

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It is proposed in this paper that an x-ray Gabor zone plate can be realized by properly arranging annulus-sector-shaped nanometer structure apertures along each zone. This provides a new coding methodology which can be used to fabricate a binary zone plate with single order foci only. Numerical simulation results show good agreement with the physical design.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1220) Diffraction and gratings : Apertures
(050.1940) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction
(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics
(050.1965) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive lenses

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

Original Manuscript: July 18, 2011
Revised Manuscript: August 27, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: August 31, 2011
Published: October 14, 2011

Lai Wei, Longyu Kuang, Wei Fan, Huaping Zang, Leifeng Cao, Yuqiu Gu, and Xiaofang Wang, "Annulus-sector-element coded Gabor zone plate at the x-ray wavelength," Opt. Express 19, 21419-21424 (2011)

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