Optimax Makes Toroidal Optics for BNL
ONTARIO, N.Y., April 28, 2010 — Optimax Systems Inc., a precision optical components provider, announced that it has developed the capabilities to manufacture synchrotron mirrors for Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL).
The company has successfully manufactured toroidal optics to be included in an x-ray spectroscopy (XPS) microscope at BNL.
The finished product features a clear aperture of 103.5 x 31 mm with a 100-nm thick gold coating.
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- An opening or hole through which radiation or matter may pass.
- An instrument consisting essentially of a tube 160 mm long, with an objective lens at the distant end and an eyepiece at the near end. The objective forms a real aerial image of the object in the focal plane of the eyepiece where it is observed by the eye. The overall magnifying power is equal to the linear magnification of the objective multiplied by the magnifying power of the eyepiece. The eyepiece can be replaced by a film to photograph the primary image, or a positive or negative relay...
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