Metal micro-arrays for collimating neutrons and X-rays

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The authors describe the theory, fabrication and experimental results of novel, compact optical elements for collimating and/or focusing beams of X-rays or thermal neutrons. These optical elements are solid composites consisting of regular stacks of alternating micro-foils, analogous in action to Soller slits. They are made out of pairs of metals with suitable refractive indices for reflection and/or absorption of the radiation. The performance of these proof-in-principle collimating elements is limited only by the choice of micro-foil materials and the uniformity of their interfaces.

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Allman, B.E.; Cimmino, A.; Klein, A.G. & Hamilton, W.A. August 1, 1998.

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The authors describe the theory, fabrication and experimental results of novel, compact optical elements for collimating and/or focusing beams of X-rays or thermal neutrons. These optical elements are solid composites consisting of regular stacks of alternating micro-foils, analogous in action to Soller slits. They are made out of pairs of metals with suitable refractive indices for reflection and/or absorption of the radiation. The performance of these proof-in-principle collimating elements is limited only by the choice of micro-foil materials and the uniformity of their interfaces.

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11 p.

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  • 43. international symposium on optical science, engineering, and instrumentation, San Diego, CA (United States), 19-24 Jul 1998

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  • Other: DE99000231
  • Report No.: ORNL/CP--99500
  • Report No.: CONF-980731--
  • Grant Number: AC05-96OR22464
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 296747
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc687397

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Allman, B.E.; Cimmino, A.; Klein, A.G. & Hamilton, W.A. Metal micro-arrays for collimating neutrons and X-rays, article, August 1, 1998; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc687397/: accessed September 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.