Expanded beam x-ray optics calibration facility at the Daresbury Synchrotron

Finn Erland Christensen, Allan Hornstrup, P FREDERIKSEN, S ABDALI, Peter Grundsøe, HW SCHNOPPER, R LEWIS, CH HALL, K BOROZDIN

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Abstract

A facility for the calibration of X-ray Space Instrumentation has been established for the Daresbury Synchrotron. The facility provides a continuously tunable beam with (Delta) (lambda) /(lambda) <EQ 10-4 in the energy range from approximately 5 kev to more than 20 kev. At selected energies in the interval from 6 kev to 12 kev, the facility features a 1D sheet of X-rays, approximately 200 mm wide, obtained from an extremely asymmetric reflection in large perfect crystals of Si. The beam is collimated to < 20 arcsec. Data from tests using large (approximately 250 mm long) beam expander crystals in the energy range from 6 - 12 kev are presented. The planned calibration of the two X-ray telescopes (XSPECT/SODART and JET-X) will be described.
Original languageEnglish
JournalProceedings of SPIE, the International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume2011
Pages (from-to)540-548
ISSN0277-786X
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1994
EventMultilayer and Grazing Incidence X-Ray/EUV Optics II - San Diego, CA, United States
Duration: 14 Jul 199316 Jul 1993

Conference

ConferenceMultilayer and Grazing Incidence X-Ray/EUV Optics II
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Diego, CA
Period14/07/199316/07/1993

Keywords

  • OPTICS
  • INSTRUMENTS

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