Bundle of tubes brings X-rays into focus

Beard, Jonathan
April 1991
New Scientist;4/20/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1765, p25
Reports on physicists Walter Gibson of the State University of New York at Albany and Muradin Kumakhov of the Kurchatov Institute of Atomic Energy in Moscow's development of a technology for focusing X-rays which have applications in medicine, computer chip manufacture, materials analysis and astronomy. Hollow glass capillary tube components of the lens; Shrinking of the size of the capillaries and bundling them together to produce beams; Spot sizes of lenses.


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