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Title: Nanofocusing with aberration-corrected rotationally parabolic refractive X-ray lenses

Wavefront errors of rotationally parabolic refractive X-ray lenses made of beryllium (Be CRLs) have been recovered for various lens sets and X-ray beam configurations. Due to manufacturing via an embossing process, aberrations of individual lenses within the investigated ensemble are very similar. By deriving a mean single-lens deformation for the ensemble, aberrations of any arbitrary lens stack can be predicted from the ensemble with σ¯ = 0.034λ. Using these findings the expected focusing performance of current Be CRLs are modeled for relevant X-ray energies and bandwidths and it is shown that a correction of aberrations can be realised without prior lens characterization but simply based on the derived lens deformation. As a result, the performance of aberration-corrected Be CRLs is discussed and the applicability of aberration-correction demonstrated over wide X-ray energy ranges.
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  1. Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), Hamburg (Germany); SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
  2. Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), Hamburg (Germany); Univ. Hamburg, Hamburg (Germany)
  3. Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), Hamburg (Germany)
  4. Diamond Light Source Ltd., Oxfordshire (United Kingdom)
Publication Date:
Grant/Contract Number:
05K13OD2; 05K13OD4; AC02-76SF00515
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of Synchrotron Radiation (Online)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Journal of Synchrotron Radiation (Online); Journal Volume: 25; Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 1600-5775
International Union of Crystallography
Research Org:
SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
Country of Publication:
United States
73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS; refractive X-ray optics; aberration correction; ptychography; phase plate
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