High aspect ratio zone plates: Numerical simulation of imaging performance

Popov, A. V.; Kopylov, Yu. V.; Kurokhtin, A. N.; Vinogradov, A. V.
May 2000
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 507 Issue 1, p700
Academic Journal
Semi-analytical approach based on the parabolic wave equation (PWE) has been developed for simulation of X-ray optical elements. Using it one can easily obtain spatial resolution, diffraction efficiency and field of view of realistic X-ray zone plates. Calculations reveal new unexpected features, absent for idealized thin zone plates.


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