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Design of Multiple-Monochromators


CONVENTIONAL prism monochromators have two main limitations: a limited resolution due principally to the finite size of the prism; and impurity of spectrum owing to light scattered from various optical components, particularly the prism. A great improvement in these two respects can be obtained by a simple method which converts a single-monochromator into a double- or multiple-monochromator.

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WALSH, A. Design of Multiple-Monochromators. Nature 167, 810–811 (1951).

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