Published Online: 15 JUL 2005
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Encyclopedia of Applied Physics
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Michette, A. 2005. X-ray Optics. Encyclopedia of Applied Physics. .
- Published Online: 15 JUL 2005
This article describes the difficulties inherent in the optical manipulation of X-ray beams and how they may be overcome. Related issues, such as X-ray emission processes and sources, the ways in which X rays interact with matter, and the applications of focused X-ray beams are also discussed.
- X rays;
- grazing incidence;
- compound refractive lenses;
- zone plates;