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  • Vol. 8, Iss. 5 — Jun. 6, 2013

Coherent x-ray zoom condenser lens for diffractive and scanning microscopy

Takashi Kimura, Satoshi Matsuyama, Kazuto Yamauchi, and Yoshinori Nishino  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 8, pp. 9267-9276 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.009267


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Abstract

We propose a coherent x-ray zoom condenser lens composed of two-stage deformable Kirkpatrick-Baez mirrors. The lens delivers coherent x-rays with a controllable beam size, from one micrometer to a few tens of nanometers, at a fixed focal position. The lens is suitable for diffractive and scanning microscopy. We also propose non-scanning coherent diffraction microscopy for extended objects by using an apodized focused beam produced by the lens with a spatial filter. The proposed apodized-illumination method will be useful in highly efficient imaging with ultimate storage ring sources, and will also open the way to single-shot coherent diffraction microscopy of extended objects with x-ray free-electron lasers.

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OCIS Codes
(100.5070) Image processing : Phase retrieval
(340.7460) X-ray optics : X-ray microscopy
(340.7470) X-ray optics : X-ray mirrors

ToC Category:
X-ray Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 1, 2013
Revised Manuscript: March 30, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: April 2, 2013
Published: April 8, 2013

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Vol. 8, Iss. 5 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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Takashi Kimura, Satoshi Matsuyama, Kazuto Yamauchi, and Yoshinori Nishino, "Coherent x-ray zoom condenser lens for diffractive and scanning microscopy," Opt. Express 21, 9267-9276 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-8-9267


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