Key Publications

  1. Z.W. Chen, “Recent development of doubly-curved crystal focusing optics and their applications for micro XRF” – Download PDF
  2. Z.W. Chen, and J.P. Nicolich, “High Intensity Monochromatic X-ray Beam Using Doubly Curved Crystal Optics” – Download PDF
  3. X.Ding, N, Gao, G. Havrilla; “Monolithic polycapillary x-ray optics engineered to meet a wide range of applications”; Proc. SPIE 4144, 174-182 (2000) – Download PDF
  4. F.A. Hoffmann, W.M. Gibson, C.A. MacDonald, D.A. Carter, J.X. Ho, and J.R. Ruble; “ Polycapillary optic-source combinations for protein crystallography”; J. Appl. Cryst. (2001), 34: 330-335 – Download PDF
  5. N. Gao, and I.Y. Ponomarev; “Polycapillary x-ray optics: manufacturing status, characterization and the future of the technology”; X-Ray Spectrom. (2003); 32: 186-194 – Download PDF
  6. P.J. Schields, I.Y. Ponomarev, N. Gao, and R. Ortega; “Comparison of diffraction intensity using a monocapillary optic and pinhole collimators in a microdiffractometer with a curved image-plate”; Powder Diffr. Vol.17 (2), June 2002, 94-98 – Download PDF
  7. Z.Chen, W.M. Gibson; “Doubly curved crystal (DCC) X-ray optics and applications”; Powder Diffr. Vol.17 (2), June 2002, 99-103 – Download PDF
  8. P.J. Schields, D.M.Gibson, W.M. Gibson, N. Gao, H. Huang, I.Y. Ponomarev; “Overview of polycapillary optics”; Powder Diffr. Vol.17 (2), June 2002, 70-80 – Download PDF
  9. N. Gao, Z. Chen, and Q. Xiao; “A microbeam Wavelength-dispersive x-ray fluorescence system and its application for thin-film analysis”; Rev. Sci. Instrum. (2005) 76, 123104-(1-5) – Download PDF
  10. S. Bichlmeier, K. Janssens, J. Heckel, D.Gibson, P. Hoffmann and H.M. Ortner; “Component selection for a compact micro-XRF spectrometer” X-Ray Spectrom. 2001; 30: 8-14 – Download PDF
  11. N. Gao, I. Yu. Ponomarev, Q.F. Xiao, W. M. Gibson, D. A. Carpenter, “Monolithic polycapillary focusing optics and their applications in microbeam x-ray fluorescence”, Appl. Phys. Lett., (1996), 69, 1529-1531 – Download PDF
  12. J.X. Ho, J.R. Ruble, T.R. McInnis, D.C. Carter, H. Huang, and W.M. Gibson; “Convergent-beam method in macromolecular crystallography” Acta. Cryst. (2002), D58, 2087-2095 – Download PDF
  13. T.D. Davis, K.R. Morris, H. Huang, G.E. Peck, J.G. Stowell, B.J. Eisenhauer, J.L. Hilden, D. Gibson, and S.R. Byrn; “In situ Monitoring of Wet Granulation Using Online X-Ray Powder Diffraction” Pharmaceutical Research, (Nov.2003), Vol.20, No. 11, 1851-1857 – Download PDF
  14. F. Sugiro, D. Li and C.A. MacDonald, “Beam collimation with polycapillary x-ray optics for high contrast resolution monochromatic imaging,” Med. Phys. 31 (12), 3288-3297 (2004) – Download PDF
  15. A. Bingolbali and C.A. MacDonald, “Curved crystal x-ray optics for monochromatic imaging with a clinical source,” Med. Phys. 36 (4), 1176-1183 (2009) – Download PDF
  16. D. Kruger, C. Abeu, E. Hendee, A. Kocharian, W. Peppler and C. Mistretta, “Imaging characterisitcs of x-ray capillary optics in digital mammography,” Med. Phys. 36 (2), 187-196 (1996) – Download PDF
  17. C.A. MacDonald, N. Mail. D. Li, M.Roy and F. Surgio, “Monochromatic applications of polycapillary optics,” SPIE (2003) – Download PDF
  18. C.A. MacDonald, W.M. Gibson, S.M. Jorgensen, and E.L. Ritman, “Micro gamma camera optics with high sensitivity and resolution,” SPIE (2005) – Download PDF
  19. S. Jorgensen, M. Chmelik, D. Eaker, C. MacDonald, E. Ritman, “Polycapillary X-ray Optics-based Integrated Micro-SPECT/CT Scanner” edited by Ulrich Bonse, SPIE 5535. pp. 36-42, 2004 – Download PDF