3.3.1.6. NXcapillaryΒΆ

Status:

base class, extends NXobject

Description:

A capillary lens to focus the X-ray beam.

Based on information provided by Gerd Wellenreuther (DESY).

Symbols:

No symbol table

Groups cited:

NXdata

Structure:

type: (optional) NX_CHAR

Type of the capillary

Any of these values:

  • single_bounce

  • polycapillary

  • conical_capillary

manufacturer: (optional) NX_CHAR

The manufacturer of the capillary. This is actually important as it may have an impact on performance.

maximum_incident_angle: (optional) NX_FLOAT {units=NX_ANGLE}

accepting_aperture: (optional) NX_FLOAT {units=NX_ANGLE}

working_distance: (optional) NX_FLOAT {units=NX_LENGTH}

focal_size: (optional) NX_FLOAT

The focal size in FWHM

gain: (optional) NXdata

The gain of the capillary as a function of energy

transmission: (optional) NXdata

The transmission of the capillary as a function of energy

NXDL Source:

https://github.com/nexusformat/definitions/blob/master/base_classes/NXcapillary.nxdl.xml