Applied Physics B

, Volume 61, Issue 4, pp 333–338 | Cite as

Imaging using hard X-rays from a laser-produced plasma

  • C. Tillman
  • A. Persson
  • C. -G. Wahlström
  • S. Svanberg
  • K. Herrlin
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Abstract

Imaging of technical and biological objects using hard X-rays from a laser-produced plasma source is demonstrated. Magnification radiography and single-shot imaging of biological samples are feasible with the source, which utilised focused radiation from a short-pulse terawatt laser. Differential imaging with element specificity and a new projection geometry for X-ray radiography are proposed.

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07.85 52.00 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Tillman
    • 1
  • A. Persson
    • 1
  • C. -G. Wahlström
    • 1
  • S. Svanberg
    • 1
  • K. Herrlin
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Atomic PhysicsLund Institute of TechnologyLundSweden
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyLund University HospitalLundSweden

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