Reviews of topical problems

Recent advances in X-ray refractive optics

Institute of Microelectronics Technology and High Purity Materials, Russian Academy of Sciences, Chernogolovka, Moscow Region, Chernogolovka, 142432, Russian Federation

X-ray refractive optics has made rapid strides to a large degree due to the work of Russian scientists, and has now become one of the most rapidly advancing areas in modern physical optics. This review outlines the results of investigation of refractive devices and analysis of their properties. The conception of planar lenses made of silicon and other materials is set forth. We discuss the applications of refractive lenses to the transformation of X-ray images, photonic crystal research, and the development of focusing devices in high-energy X-ray telescopes.

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PACS: 41.50.+h, 87.59.−e, 87.64.Bx (all)
DOI: 10.1070/PU2008v051n01ABEH006431
Citation: Aristov V V, Shabel’nikov L G "Recent advances in X-ray refractive optics" Phys. Usp. 51 57–77 (2008)
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PT Journal Article
TI Recent advances in X-ray refractive optics
AU Aristov V V
FAU Aristov VV
AU Shabel’nikov L G
FAU Shabel’nikov LG
DP 10 Jan, 2008
TA Phys. Usp.
VI 51
IP 1
PG 57-77
RX 10.1070/PU2008v051n01ABEH006431
SO Phys. Usp. 2008 Jan 10;51(1):57-77

Оригинал: Аристов В В, Шабельников Л Г «Современные достижения рентгеновской оптики преломления» УФН 178 61–83 (2008); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.0178.200801c.0061

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