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RE: [SA_scat] Windows for SAXS cryostat

Laurence,

avoid Beryllium. The grain boundaries in it give a high background. IF1
Beryllium from Brush-Wellmann might be good although I don't have any
experience with it. (Henderson J.Appl. Cryst. 28, 1995,820)
Kapton is a reasonable choice.

Wim

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> 	From: 	  lurio@physics.niu.edu
> 	Subject: 	Window scattering
> 	Date: 	May 28, 2004 5:29:43 PM EDT
> 	To: 	  small-angle@aps.anl.gov
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> Does anyone have information on the relative merits of different window
> materials for SAXS sample enclosures. I need to put windows on a
> cryostat
> for a SAXS sample and am debating weather to use Berylium or Kapton with
> Aluminum foil for radiation shielding.  Does anyone have data on the
> SAXS
> from window materials?
>
> Larr
>
> Laurence Lurio
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