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by topher
Wed Feb 15, 2017 6:35 am
Forum: Design
Topic: X-Ray Reflection and Absorption
Replies: 5
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Re: X-Ray Reflection and Absorption

Thank you, I knew I must have been missing something obvious. You're right, I found that the critical angle is less than generally less than 1 degree, even going from a vacuum to something dense like iridium. Yikes. I had assumed that a smooth, nearly spherical chamber would reflect the x-rays back ...
by topher
Mon Feb 13, 2017 2:22 am
Forum: Design
Topic: X-Ray Reflection and Absorption
Replies: 5
Views: 10758

X-Ray Reflection and Absorption

Hi everyone - this is my first post. Been excited about the polywell for years, finally decided I should start trying to contribute to the discussion instead of just waiting for it to happen. I was thinking about x-ray losses and looking for information about reflecting the x-rays back into the plas...