J. Phys. IV France 104 (2003) 35
Hard X-ray microscopy activities at SPring-8Y. Suzuki1, M. Awaji1, A. Takeuchi1, H. Takano1, K. Uesugi1, Y. Kohmura1, N. Kamijo2, M. Yasumoto2 and S. Tamura3
1 SPring-8, Mikazuki, Hyogo 679-5198, Japan
2 Kansai Medical University, Hirakata Osaka 573-1136, Japan
3 Photonics Research Institute, AIST Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8568, Japan
Development of microfocusing optics for scanning microscopy and image forming optics for imaging microscopy are now in progress in SPring-8 by using varieties of optical devices: refractive lens, total reflection mirrors. Fresnel zone plates, and sputtered-sliced Fresnel one plates. Spatial resolution of 100 nm has been achieved in scanning microscopy using highly coherent X-ray beam at a 248 m-long beamline 20XU and FZP focusing optics. Recent results on development of optical systems are described.
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