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hzbEMIL • Watching the Secret Lives of Atoms

The Mirror Zoo

authored 3 years ago:

Ellipses rule

To the naked eye, the mirrors in the beamlines may appear perfectly flat, but in fact they all have a very specific shape and need to be built with great care.

This, for example, is a geometrical description of parameters for an elliptical focussing mirror that will be used in the back part of the EMIL-beamline: