Neutron lens by superposition of glancing reflections

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2463-2466
Journal / PublicationReview of Scientific Instruments
Volume74
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2003
Externally publishedYes

Abstract

A design for a compact neutron lens made of a stack of silicon wafers was proposed. Each lens was coated with a neutron-reflective supermirror on one side and a neutron-absorbing layer on the other. It was found that the uniform bending of the mirror assembly decreases the spatial aberration.

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