Experimental search of parametric X-ray radiation in a silicon crystal at a small angle near the velocity direction of relativistic electrons

B. N. Kalinin, G. A. Naumenko, D. V. Padalko, A. P. Potylitsyn, I. E. Vnukov

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Abstract

At the Tomsk synchrotron measurements of X-ray yield for the energies ω = 29-53 keV emitted in the forward direction from a perfect silicon crystal bombarded by 500-MeV relativistic electrons have been carried out. The contribution of parametric X-ray radiation (PXR) at a small angle near the velocity direction of electrons has not been observed. The possible maximum value of this radiation is smaller than 2% of the total intensity of bremsstrahlung and transition radiation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)253-261
Number of pages9
JournalNuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms
Volume173
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2001

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Instrumentation

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