Wave-optics treatment of x-rays passing through tapered capillary guides

S. V. Kukhlevsky, F. Flora, A. Marinai, G. Nyitray, Zs Kozma, A. Ritucci, L. Palladino, A. Reale, G. Tomassetti

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The propagation of soft x-rays generated by a small-diameter incoherent source through a tapered, plane capillary-type waveguide was studied using the Fresnel-Kirchhoff theory and method of images. The diffraction and interference are manifested by the appearance of the diffraction fringes in both the near- and far-field zones of the waveguide output. The experimental data confirm such behaviour of the x-radiation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)354-359
Number of pages6
JournalX-Ray Spectrometry
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2000


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  • Spectroscopy

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Kukhlevsky, S. V., Flora, F., Marinai, A., Nyitray, G., Kozma, Z., Ritucci, A., Palladino, L., Reale, A., & Tomassetti, G. (2000). Wave-optics treatment of x-rays passing through tapered capillary guides. X-Ray Spectrometry, 29(5), 354-359. https://doi.org/10.1002/1097-4539(200009/10)29:5<354::AID-XRS436>3.0.CO;2-G