Accession Number : ADD012313

Title :   Polynomial Grating.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Meekins,John F ; Gursky,Herbert

Report Date : 25 Mar 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : This patent discloses an apparatus for decomposing far ultraviolet and soft X-ray radiation into its component wavelengths comprising a diffraction grating having a diffraction grating surface defined by a polynomial Z = sum over Q sub K X superscript K and an optimum line spacing.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *GRATINGS(SPECTRA), SOFT X RAYS, FAR ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION, HIGH RESOLUTION, X RAY DIFFRACTION, DIFFRACTION ANALYSIS

Subject Categories : Optics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE