Abstract

We propose an ellipsoidal neutron focusing mirror using a metal substrate made with electroless nickel-phosphorus (NiP) plated material for the first time. Electroless NiP has great advantages for realizing an ellipsoidal neutron mirror because of its amorphous structure, good machinability and relatively large critical angle of total reflection for neutrons. We manufactured the mirror by combining ultrahigh precision cutting and fine polishing to generate high form accuracy and low surface roughness. The form accuracy of the mirror was estimated to be 5.3 μm P-V and 0.8 μm P-V for the minor-axis and major-axis direction respectively, while the surface roughness was reduced to 0.2 nm rms. The effect of form error on focusing spot size was evaluated by using a laser beam and the focusing performance of the mirror was verified by neutron experiments.

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2014 (1)

S. Takeda, J. Guo, S. Morita, H. Ono, T. Oda, J. Kato, H. Sato, M. Hino, Y. Yamagata, and M. Furusaka, “Development of highly-mechanically polished metal-substrate for neutron supermirrors,” J. Phys. Conf. Ser. 528, 012011 (2014).
[Crossref]

2012 (1)

D. Liu, M. V. Gubarev, G. Resta, B. D. Ramsey, D. E. Moncton, and B. Khaykovich, “Axisymmetric grazing-incidence focusing optics for small-angle neutron scattering,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 686, 145–150 (2012).
[Crossref]

2011 (3)

H. Iwase, H. Endo, M. Katagiri, and M. Shibayama, “Modernization of the small-angle neutron scattering spectrometer SANS-U by upgrade to a focusing SANS spectrometer,” J. Appl. Cryst. 44(3), 558–568 (2011).
[Crossref]

D. F. R. Mildner and M. V. Gubarev, “Wolter optics for neutron focusing,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 634(1), S7–S11 (2011).
[Crossref]

M. Nagano, F. Yamaga, N. Zettsu, D. Yamazaki, R. Maruyama, K. Soyama, and K. Yamamura, “Development of fabrication process for aspherical neutron focusing mirror using numerically controlled local wet etching with low-pressure polishing,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 634(1), S112–S116 (2011).
[Crossref]

2010 (1)

R. Hudec, “Kirkpatrick-Baez (KB) and Lobster Eye (LE) Optics for Astronomical and Laboratory Applications,” X-Ray Opt. Instrum. 2010, 139148 (2010).
[Crossref]

2009 (4)

H. Frielinghaus, V. Pipich, A. Radulescu, M. Heiderich, R. Hanslik, K. Dahlhoff, H. Iwase, S. Koizumi, and D. Schwahn, “Aspherical refractive lenses for small-angle neutron scattering,” J. Appl. Cryst. 42(4), 681–690 (2009).
[Crossref]

T. Oku, T. Shinohara, J. Suzuki, R. Pynn, and H. M. Shimizu, “Pulsed neutron beam control using a magnetic multiplet lens,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 600(1), 100–102 (2009).
[Crossref]

T. Shinohara, S. Takata, J. Suzuki, T. Oku, K. Suzuya, K. Aizawa, M. Arai, T. Otomo, and M. Sugiyama, “Design and performance analyses of the new time-of-flight smaller-angle neutron scattering instrument at J-PARC,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 600(1), 111–113 (2009).
[Crossref]

K. Yamamura, M. Nagano, H. Takai, N. Zettsu, D. Yamazaki, R. Maruyama, K. Soyama, and S. Shimada, “Figuring of plano-elliptical neutron focusing mirror by local wet etching,” Opt. Express 17(8), 6414–6420 (2009).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

2008 (3)

T. Oku, T. Shinohara, T. Kikuchi, Y. Oba, H. Iwase, S. Koizumi, J. Suzuki, and H. M. Shimizu, “Application of a neutron-polarizing device based on a quadrupole magnet to a focusing SANS instrument with a magnetic neutron lens,” Meas. Sci. Technol. 19(3), 034011 (2008).
[Crossref]

Y. Namba, T. Shimomura, A. Fushiki, A. Beaucamp, I. Inasaki, H. Kunieda, Y. Ogasaka, and K. Yamashita, “Ultra-precision polishing of electroless nickel molding dies for shorter wavelength applications,” Annals of the CIRP 57(1), 337–340 (2008).
[Crossref]

A. Pramanik, K. S. Neo, M. Rahman, X. P. Li, M. Sawa, and Y. Maeda, “Ultra-precision turning of electroless-nickel: Effect of phosphorus contents, depth-of-cut and rake angle,” J. Mater. Process. Technol. 208(1–3), 400–408 (2008).
[Crossref]

2006 (2)

K. M. Rezaur Rahman, M. Rahman, K. S. Neo, M. Sawa, and Y. Maeda, “Microgrooving on electroless nickel plated materials using a single crystal diamond tool,” Int. J. Adv. Manuf. Technol. 27(9-10), 911–917 (2006).
[Crossref]

G. E. Ice, C. R. Hubbard, B. C. Larson, J. W. L. Pang, J. D. Budai, S. Spooner, S. C. Vogel, R. B. Rogge, J. H. Fox, and R. L. Donaberger, “High-performance Kirkpatrick–Baez supermirrors for neutron milli- and micro-beams,” Mater. Sci. Eng. A 437(1), 120–125 (2006).
[Crossref]

2005 (2)

G. E. Ice, C. R. Hubbard, B. C. Larson, J. W. L. Pang, J. D. Budai, S. Spooner, and S. C. Vogel, “Kirkpatrick–Baez microfocusing optics for thermal neutrons,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 539, 312–320 (2005).
[Crossref]

K. Hirota, T. Shinohara, K. Ikeda, K. Mishima, T. Adachi, T. Morishima, S. Satoh, T. Oku, S. Yamada, H. Sasao, J. Suzuki, and H. M. Shimizu, “Development of a neutron detector based on a position-sensitive photomultiplier,” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 7(8), 1836–1838 (2005).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

2000 (1)

M. R. Howells, D. Cambie, R. M. Duarte, S. Irick, A. A. MacDowell, H. A. Padmore, T. R. Renner, S. Rah, and R. Sandler, “Theory and practice of elliptically bent x-ray mirrors,” Opt. Eng. 39(10), 2748–2762 (2000).
[Crossref]

1994 (1)

M. Hino, T. Akiyoshi, M. Sugiyama, N. Achiwa, Y. Eguchi, T. Ebisawa, S. Tasaki, T. Kawai, K. Yoneda, and T. Kobayashi, “Characteristics of CN3 neutron guide tube at KUR,” Annu. Rep. Res. React. Inst. Kyoto Univ. 27, 196–204 (1994).

Achiwa, N.

M. Hino, T. Akiyoshi, M. Sugiyama, N. Achiwa, Y. Eguchi, T. Ebisawa, S. Tasaki, T. Kawai, K. Yoneda, and T. Kobayashi, “Characteristics of CN3 neutron guide tube at KUR,” Annu. Rep. Res. React. Inst. Kyoto Univ. 27, 196–204 (1994).

Adachi, T.

K. Hirota, T. Shinohara, K. Ikeda, K. Mishima, T. Adachi, T. Morishima, S. Satoh, T. Oku, S. Yamada, H. Sasao, J. Suzuki, and H. M. Shimizu, “Development of a neutron detector based on a position-sensitive photomultiplier,” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 7(8), 1836–1838 (2005).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Aizawa, K.

T. Shinohara, S. Takata, J. Suzuki, T. Oku, K. Suzuya, K. Aizawa, M. Arai, T. Otomo, and M. Sugiyama, “Design and performance analyses of the new time-of-flight smaller-angle neutron scattering instrument at J-PARC,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 600(1), 111–113 (2009).
[Crossref]

Akiyoshi, T.

M. Hino, T. Akiyoshi, M. Sugiyama, N. Achiwa, Y. Eguchi, T. Ebisawa, S. Tasaki, T. Kawai, K. Yoneda, and T. Kobayashi, “Characteristics of CN3 neutron guide tube at KUR,” Annu. Rep. Res. React. Inst. Kyoto Univ. 27, 196–204 (1994).

Arai, M.

T. Shinohara, S. Takata, J. Suzuki, T. Oku, K. Suzuya, K. Aizawa, M. Arai, T. Otomo, and M. Sugiyama, “Design and performance analyses of the new time-of-flight smaller-angle neutron scattering instrument at J-PARC,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 600(1), 111–113 (2009).
[Crossref]

Beaucamp, A.

Y. Namba, T. Shimomura, A. Fushiki, A. Beaucamp, I. Inasaki, H. Kunieda, Y. Ogasaka, and K. Yamashita, “Ultra-precision polishing of electroless nickel molding dies for shorter wavelength applications,” Annals of the CIRP 57(1), 337–340 (2008).
[Crossref]

Budai, J. D.

G. E. Ice, C. R. Hubbard, B. C. Larson, J. W. L. Pang, J. D. Budai, S. Spooner, S. C. Vogel, R. B. Rogge, J. H. Fox, and R. L. Donaberger, “High-performance Kirkpatrick–Baez supermirrors for neutron milli- and micro-beams,” Mater. Sci. Eng. A 437(1), 120–125 (2006).
[Crossref]

G. E. Ice, C. R. Hubbard, B. C. Larson, J. W. L. Pang, J. D. Budai, S. Spooner, and S. C. Vogel, “Kirkpatrick–Baez microfocusing optics for thermal neutrons,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 539, 312–320 (2005).
[Crossref]

Cambie, D.

M. R. Howells, D. Cambie, R. M. Duarte, S. Irick, A. A. MacDowell, H. A. Padmore, T. R. Renner, S. Rah, and R. Sandler, “Theory and practice of elliptically bent x-ray mirrors,” Opt. Eng. 39(10), 2748–2762 (2000).
[Crossref]

Dahlhoff, K.

H. Frielinghaus, V. Pipich, A. Radulescu, M. Heiderich, R. Hanslik, K. Dahlhoff, H. Iwase, S. Koizumi, and D. Schwahn, “Aspherical refractive lenses for small-angle neutron scattering,” J. Appl. Cryst. 42(4), 681–690 (2009).
[Crossref]

Donaberger, R. L.

G. E. Ice, C. R. Hubbard, B. C. Larson, J. W. L. Pang, J. D. Budai, S. Spooner, S. C. Vogel, R. B. Rogge, J. H. Fox, and R. L. Donaberger, “High-performance Kirkpatrick–Baez supermirrors for neutron milli- and micro-beams,” Mater. Sci. Eng. A 437(1), 120–125 (2006).
[Crossref]

Duarte, R. M.

M. R. Howells, D. Cambie, R. M. Duarte, S. Irick, A. A. MacDowell, H. A. Padmore, T. R. Renner, S. Rah, and R. Sandler, “Theory and practice of elliptically bent x-ray mirrors,” Opt. Eng. 39(10), 2748–2762 (2000).
[Crossref]

Ebisawa, T.

M. Hino, T. Akiyoshi, M. Sugiyama, N. Achiwa, Y. Eguchi, T. Ebisawa, S. Tasaki, T. Kawai, K. Yoneda, and T. Kobayashi, “Characteristics of CN3 neutron guide tube at KUR,” Annu. Rep. Res. React. Inst. Kyoto Univ. 27, 196–204 (1994).

Eguchi, Y.

M. Hino, T. Akiyoshi, M. Sugiyama, N. Achiwa, Y. Eguchi, T. Ebisawa, S. Tasaki, T. Kawai, K. Yoneda, and T. Kobayashi, “Characteristics of CN3 neutron guide tube at KUR,” Annu. Rep. Res. React. Inst. Kyoto Univ. 27, 196–204 (1994).

Endo, H.

H. Iwase, H. Endo, M. Katagiri, and M. Shibayama, “Modernization of the small-angle neutron scattering spectrometer SANS-U by upgrade to a focusing SANS spectrometer,” J. Appl. Cryst. 44(3), 558–568 (2011).
[Crossref]

Fox, J. H.

G. E. Ice, C. R. Hubbard, B. C. Larson, J. W. L. Pang, J. D. Budai, S. Spooner, S. C. Vogel, R. B. Rogge, J. H. Fox, and R. L. Donaberger, “High-performance Kirkpatrick–Baez supermirrors for neutron milli- and micro-beams,” Mater. Sci. Eng. A 437(1), 120–125 (2006).
[Crossref]

Frielinghaus, H.

H. Frielinghaus, V. Pipich, A. Radulescu, M. Heiderich, R. Hanslik, K. Dahlhoff, H. Iwase, S. Koizumi, and D. Schwahn, “Aspherical refractive lenses for small-angle neutron scattering,” J. Appl. Cryst. 42(4), 681–690 (2009).
[Crossref]

Furusaka, M.

S. Takeda, J. Guo, S. Morita, H. Ono, T. Oda, J. Kato, H. Sato, M. Hino, Y. Yamagata, and M. Furusaka, “Development of highly-mechanically polished metal-substrate for neutron supermirrors,” J. Phys. Conf. Ser. 528, 012011 (2014).
[Crossref]

Fushiki, A.

Y. Namba, T. Shimomura, A. Fushiki, A. Beaucamp, I. Inasaki, H. Kunieda, Y. Ogasaka, and K. Yamashita, “Ultra-precision polishing of electroless nickel molding dies for shorter wavelength applications,” Annals of the CIRP 57(1), 337–340 (2008).
[Crossref]

Gubarev, M. V.

D. Liu, M. V. Gubarev, G. Resta, B. D. Ramsey, D. E. Moncton, and B. Khaykovich, “Axisymmetric grazing-incidence focusing optics for small-angle neutron scattering,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 686, 145–150 (2012).
[Crossref]

D. F. R. Mildner and M. V. Gubarev, “Wolter optics for neutron focusing,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 634(1), S7–S11 (2011).
[Crossref]

Guo, J.

S. Takeda, J. Guo, S. Morita, H. Ono, T. Oda, J. Kato, H. Sato, M. Hino, Y. Yamagata, and M. Furusaka, “Development of highly-mechanically polished metal-substrate for neutron supermirrors,” J. Phys. Conf. Ser. 528, 012011 (2014).
[Crossref]

Hanslik, R.

H. Frielinghaus, V. Pipich, A. Radulescu, M. Heiderich, R. Hanslik, K. Dahlhoff, H. Iwase, S. Koizumi, and D. Schwahn, “Aspherical refractive lenses for small-angle neutron scattering,” J. Appl. Cryst. 42(4), 681–690 (2009).
[Crossref]

Heiderich, M.

H. Frielinghaus, V. Pipich, A. Radulescu, M. Heiderich, R. Hanslik, K. Dahlhoff, H. Iwase, S. Koizumi, and D. Schwahn, “Aspherical refractive lenses for small-angle neutron scattering,” J. Appl. Cryst. 42(4), 681–690 (2009).
[Crossref]

Hino, M.

S. Takeda, J. Guo, S. Morita, H. Ono, T. Oda, J. Kato, H. Sato, M. Hino, Y. Yamagata, and M. Furusaka, “Development of highly-mechanically polished metal-substrate for neutron supermirrors,” J. Phys. Conf. Ser. 528, 012011 (2014).
[Crossref]

M. Hino, T. Akiyoshi, M. Sugiyama, N. Achiwa, Y. Eguchi, T. Ebisawa, S. Tasaki, T. Kawai, K. Yoneda, and T. Kobayashi, “Characteristics of CN3 neutron guide tube at KUR,” Annu. Rep. Res. React. Inst. Kyoto Univ. 27, 196–204 (1994).

Hirota, K.

K. Hirota, T. Shinohara, K. Ikeda, K. Mishima, T. Adachi, T. Morishima, S. Satoh, T. Oku, S. Yamada, H. Sasao, J. Suzuki, and H. M. Shimizu, “Development of a neutron detector based on a position-sensitive photomultiplier,” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 7(8), 1836–1838 (2005).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Howells, M. R.

M. R. Howells, D. Cambie, R. M. Duarte, S. Irick, A. A. MacDowell, H. A. Padmore, T. R. Renner, S. Rah, and R. Sandler, “Theory and practice of elliptically bent x-ray mirrors,” Opt. Eng. 39(10), 2748–2762 (2000).
[Crossref]

Hubbard, C. R.

G. E. Ice, C. R. Hubbard, B. C. Larson, J. W. L. Pang, J. D. Budai, S. Spooner, S. C. Vogel, R. B. Rogge, J. H. Fox, and R. L. Donaberger, “High-performance Kirkpatrick–Baez supermirrors for neutron milli- and micro-beams,” Mater. Sci. Eng. A 437(1), 120–125 (2006).
[Crossref]

G. E. Ice, C. R. Hubbard, B. C. Larson, J. W. L. Pang, J. D. Budai, S. Spooner, and S. C. Vogel, “Kirkpatrick–Baez microfocusing optics for thermal neutrons,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 539, 312–320 (2005).
[Crossref]

Hudec, R.

R. Hudec, “Kirkpatrick-Baez (KB) and Lobster Eye (LE) Optics for Astronomical and Laboratory Applications,” X-Ray Opt. Instrum. 2010, 139148 (2010).
[Crossref]

Ice, G. E.

G. E. Ice, C. R. Hubbard, B. C. Larson, J. W. L. Pang, J. D. Budai, S. Spooner, S. C. Vogel, R. B. Rogge, J. H. Fox, and R. L. Donaberger, “High-performance Kirkpatrick–Baez supermirrors for neutron milli- and micro-beams,” Mater. Sci. Eng. A 437(1), 120–125 (2006).
[Crossref]

G. E. Ice, C. R. Hubbard, B. C. Larson, J. W. L. Pang, J. D. Budai, S. Spooner, and S. C. Vogel, “Kirkpatrick–Baez microfocusing optics for thermal neutrons,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 539, 312–320 (2005).
[Crossref]

Ikeda, K.

K. Hirota, T. Shinohara, K. Ikeda, K. Mishima, T. Adachi, T. Morishima, S. Satoh, T. Oku, S. Yamada, H. Sasao, J. Suzuki, and H. M. Shimizu, “Development of a neutron detector based on a position-sensitive photomultiplier,” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 7(8), 1836–1838 (2005).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Inasaki, I.

Y. Namba, T. Shimomura, A. Fushiki, A. Beaucamp, I. Inasaki, H. Kunieda, Y. Ogasaka, and K. Yamashita, “Ultra-precision polishing of electroless nickel molding dies for shorter wavelength applications,” Annals of the CIRP 57(1), 337–340 (2008).
[Crossref]

Irick, S.

M. R. Howells, D. Cambie, R. M. Duarte, S. Irick, A. A. MacDowell, H. A. Padmore, T. R. Renner, S. Rah, and R. Sandler, “Theory and practice of elliptically bent x-ray mirrors,” Opt. Eng. 39(10), 2748–2762 (2000).
[Crossref]

Iwase, H.

H. Iwase, H. Endo, M. Katagiri, and M. Shibayama, “Modernization of the small-angle neutron scattering spectrometer SANS-U by upgrade to a focusing SANS spectrometer,” J. Appl. Cryst. 44(3), 558–568 (2011).
[Crossref]

H. Frielinghaus, V. Pipich, A. Radulescu, M. Heiderich, R. Hanslik, K. Dahlhoff, H. Iwase, S. Koizumi, and D. Schwahn, “Aspherical refractive lenses for small-angle neutron scattering,” J. Appl. Cryst. 42(4), 681–690 (2009).
[Crossref]

T. Oku, T. Shinohara, T. Kikuchi, Y. Oba, H. Iwase, S. Koizumi, J. Suzuki, and H. M. Shimizu, “Application of a neutron-polarizing device based on a quadrupole magnet to a focusing SANS instrument with a magnetic neutron lens,” Meas. Sci. Technol. 19(3), 034011 (2008).
[Crossref]

Katagiri, M.

H. Iwase, H. Endo, M. Katagiri, and M. Shibayama, “Modernization of the small-angle neutron scattering spectrometer SANS-U by upgrade to a focusing SANS spectrometer,” J. Appl. Cryst. 44(3), 558–568 (2011).
[Crossref]

Kato, J.

S. Takeda, J. Guo, S. Morita, H. Ono, T. Oda, J. Kato, H. Sato, M. Hino, Y. Yamagata, and M. Furusaka, “Development of highly-mechanically polished metal-substrate for neutron supermirrors,” J. Phys. Conf. Ser. 528, 012011 (2014).
[Crossref]

Kawai, T.

M. Hino, T. Akiyoshi, M. Sugiyama, N. Achiwa, Y. Eguchi, T. Ebisawa, S. Tasaki, T. Kawai, K. Yoneda, and T. Kobayashi, “Characteristics of CN3 neutron guide tube at KUR,” Annu. Rep. Res. React. Inst. Kyoto Univ. 27, 196–204 (1994).

Khaykovich, B.

D. Liu, M. V. Gubarev, G. Resta, B. D. Ramsey, D. E. Moncton, and B. Khaykovich, “Axisymmetric grazing-incidence focusing optics for small-angle neutron scattering,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 686, 145–150 (2012).
[Crossref]

Kikuchi, T.

T. Oku, T. Shinohara, T. Kikuchi, Y. Oba, H. Iwase, S. Koizumi, J. Suzuki, and H. M. Shimizu, “Application of a neutron-polarizing device based on a quadrupole magnet to a focusing SANS instrument with a magnetic neutron lens,” Meas. Sci. Technol. 19(3), 034011 (2008).
[Crossref]

Kobayashi, T.

M. Hino, T. Akiyoshi, M. Sugiyama, N. Achiwa, Y. Eguchi, T. Ebisawa, S. Tasaki, T. Kawai, K. Yoneda, and T. Kobayashi, “Characteristics of CN3 neutron guide tube at KUR,” Annu. Rep. Res. React. Inst. Kyoto Univ. 27, 196–204 (1994).

Koizumi, S.

H. Frielinghaus, V. Pipich, A. Radulescu, M. Heiderich, R. Hanslik, K. Dahlhoff, H. Iwase, S. Koizumi, and D. Schwahn, “Aspherical refractive lenses for small-angle neutron scattering,” J. Appl. Cryst. 42(4), 681–690 (2009).
[Crossref]

T. Oku, T. Shinohara, T. Kikuchi, Y. Oba, H. Iwase, S. Koizumi, J. Suzuki, and H. M. Shimizu, “Application of a neutron-polarizing device based on a quadrupole magnet to a focusing SANS instrument with a magnetic neutron lens,” Meas. Sci. Technol. 19(3), 034011 (2008).
[Crossref]

Kunieda, H.

Y. Namba, T. Shimomura, A. Fushiki, A. Beaucamp, I. Inasaki, H. Kunieda, Y. Ogasaka, and K. Yamashita, “Ultra-precision polishing of electroless nickel molding dies for shorter wavelength applications,” Annals of the CIRP 57(1), 337–340 (2008).
[Crossref]

Larson, B. C.

G. E. Ice, C. R. Hubbard, B. C. Larson, J. W. L. Pang, J. D. Budai, S. Spooner, S. C. Vogel, R. B. Rogge, J. H. Fox, and R. L. Donaberger, “High-performance Kirkpatrick–Baez supermirrors for neutron milli- and micro-beams,” Mater. Sci. Eng. A 437(1), 120–125 (2006).
[Crossref]

G. E. Ice, C. R. Hubbard, B. C. Larson, J. W. L. Pang, J. D. Budai, S. Spooner, and S. C. Vogel, “Kirkpatrick–Baez microfocusing optics for thermal neutrons,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 539, 312–320 (2005).
[Crossref]

Li, X. P.

A. Pramanik, K. S. Neo, M. Rahman, X. P. Li, M. Sawa, and Y. Maeda, “Ultra-precision turning of electroless-nickel: Effect of phosphorus contents, depth-of-cut and rake angle,” J. Mater. Process. Technol. 208(1–3), 400–408 (2008).
[Crossref]

Liu, D.

D. Liu, M. V. Gubarev, G. Resta, B. D. Ramsey, D. E. Moncton, and B. Khaykovich, “Axisymmetric grazing-incidence focusing optics for small-angle neutron scattering,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 686, 145–150 (2012).
[Crossref]

MacDowell, A. A.

M. R. Howells, D. Cambie, R. M. Duarte, S. Irick, A. A. MacDowell, H. A. Padmore, T. R. Renner, S. Rah, and R. Sandler, “Theory and practice of elliptically bent x-ray mirrors,” Opt. Eng. 39(10), 2748–2762 (2000).
[Crossref]

Maeda, Y.

A. Pramanik, K. S. Neo, M. Rahman, X. P. Li, M. Sawa, and Y. Maeda, “Ultra-precision turning of electroless-nickel: Effect of phosphorus contents, depth-of-cut and rake angle,” J. Mater. Process. Technol. 208(1–3), 400–408 (2008).
[Crossref]

K. M. Rezaur Rahman, M. Rahman, K. S. Neo, M. Sawa, and Y. Maeda, “Microgrooving on electroless nickel plated materials using a single crystal diamond tool,” Int. J. Adv. Manuf. Technol. 27(9-10), 911–917 (2006).
[Crossref]

Maruyama, R.

M. Nagano, F. Yamaga, N. Zettsu, D. Yamazaki, R. Maruyama, K. Soyama, and K. Yamamura, “Development of fabrication process for aspherical neutron focusing mirror using numerically controlled local wet etching with low-pressure polishing,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 634(1), S112–S116 (2011).
[Crossref]

K. Yamamura, M. Nagano, H. Takai, N. Zettsu, D. Yamazaki, R. Maruyama, K. Soyama, and S. Shimada, “Figuring of plano-elliptical neutron focusing mirror by local wet etching,” Opt. Express 17(8), 6414–6420 (2009).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Mildner, D. F. R.

D. F. R. Mildner and M. V. Gubarev, “Wolter optics for neutron focusing,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 634(1), S7–S11 (2011).
[Crossref]

Mishima, K.

K. Hirota, T. Shinohara, K. Ikeda, K. Mishima, T. Adachi, T. Morishima, S. Satoh, T. Oku, S. Yamada, H. Sasao, J. Suzuki, and H. M. Shimizu, “Development of a neutron detector based on a position-sensitive photomultiplier,” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 7(8), 1836–1838 (2005).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Moncton, D. E.

D. Liu, M. V. Gubarev, G. Resta, B. D. Ramsey, D. E. Moncton, and B. Khaykovich, “Axisymmetric grazing-incidence focusing optics for small-angle neutron scattering,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 686, 145–150 (2012).
[Crossref]

Morishima, T.

K. Hirota, T. Shinohara, K. Ikeda, K. Mishima, T. Adachi, T. Morishima, S. Satoh, T. Oku, S. Yamada, H. Sasao, J. Suzuki, and H. M. Shimizu, “Development of a neutron detector based on a position-sensitive photomultiplier,” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 7(8), 1836–1838 (2005).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Morita, S.

S. Takeda, J. Guo, S. Morita, H. Ono, T. Oda, J. Kato, H. Sato, M. Hino, Y. Yamagata, and M. Furusaka, “Development of highly-mechanically polished metal-substrate for neutron supermirrors,” J. Phys. Conf. Ser. 528, 012011 (2014).
[Crossref]

Nagano, M.

M. Nagano, F. Yamaga, N. Zettsu, D. Yamazaki, R. Maruyama, K. Soyama, and K. Yamamura, “Development of fabrication process for aspherical neutron focusing mirror using numerically controlled local wet etching with low-pressure polishing,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 634(1), S112–S116 (2011).
[Crossref]

K. Yamamura, M. Nagano, H. Takai, N. Zettsu, D. Yamazaki, R. Maruyama, K. Soyama, and S. Shimada, “Figuring of plano-elliptical neutron focusing mirror by local wet etching,” Opt. Express 17(8), 6414–6420 (2009).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Namba, Y.

Y. Namba, T. Shimomura, A. Fushiki, A. Beaucamp, I. Inasaki, H. Kunieda, Y. Ogasaka, and K. Yamashita, “Ultra-precision polishing of electroless nickel molding dies for shorter wavelength applications,” Annals of the CIRP 57(1), 337–340 (2008).
[Crossref]

Neo, K. S.

A. Pramanik, K. S. Neo, M. Rahman, X. P. Li, M. Sawa, and Y. Maeda, “Ultra-precision turning of electroless-nickel: Effect of phosphorus contents, depth-of-cut and rake angle,” J. Mater. Process. Technol. 208(1–3), 400–408 (2008).
[Crossref]

K. M. Rezaur Rahman, M. Rahman, K. S. Neo, M. Sawa, and Y. Maeda, “Microgrooving on electroless nickel plated materials using a single crystal diamond tool,” Int. J. Adv. Manuf. Technol. 27(9-10), 911–917 (2006).
[Crossref]

Oba, Y.

T. Oku, T. Shinohara, T. Kikuchi, Y. Oba, H. Iwase, S. Koizumi, J. Suzuki, and H. M. Shimizu, “Application of a neutron-polarizing device based on a quadrupole magnet to a focusing SANS instrument with a magnetic neutron lens,” Meas. Sci. Technol. 19(3), 034011 (2008).
[Crossref]

Oda, T.

S. Takeda, J. Guo, S. Morita, H. Ono, T. Oda, J. Kato, H. Sato, M. Hino, Y. Yamagata, and M. Furusaka, “Development of highly-mechanically polished metal-substrate for neutron supermirrors,” J. Phys. Conf. Ser. 528, 012011 (2014).
[Crossref]

Ogasaka, Y.

Y. Namba, T. Shimomura, A. Fushiki, A. Beaucamp, I. Inasaki, H. Kunieda, Y. Ogasaka, and K. Yamashita, “Ultra-precision polishing of electroless nickel molding dies for shorter wavelength applications,” Annals of the CIRP 57(1), 337–340 (2008).
[Crossref]

Oku, T.

T. Shinohara, S. Takata, J. Suzuki, T. Oku, K. Suzuya, K. Aizawa, M. Arai, T. Otomo, and M. Sugiyama, “Design and performance analyses of the new time-of-flight smaller-angle neutron scattering instrument at J-PARC,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 600(1), 111–113 (2009).
[Crossref]

T. Oku, T. Shinohara, J. Suzuki, R. Pynn, and H. M. Shimizu, “Pulsed neutron beam control using a magnetic multiplet lens,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 600(1), 100–102 (2009).
[Crossref]

T. Oku, T. Shinohara, T. Kikuchi, Y. Oba, H. Iwase, S. Koizumi, J. Suzuki, and H. M. Shimizu, “Application of a neutron-polarizing device based on a quadrupole magnet to a focusing SANS instrument with a magnetic neutron lens,” Meas. Sci. Technol. 19(3), 034011 (2008).
[Crossref]

K. Hirota, T. Shinohara, K. Ikeda, K. Mishima, T. Adachi, T. Morishima, S. Satoh, T. Oku, S. Yamada, H. Sasao, J. Suzuki, and H. M. Shimizu, “Development of a neutron detector based on a position-sensitive photomultiplier,” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 7(8), 1836–1838 (2005).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Ono, H.

S. Takeda, J. Guo, S. Morita, H. Ono, T. Oda, J. Kato, H. Sato, M. Hino, Y. Yamagata, and M. Furusaka, “Development of highly-mechanically polished metal-substrate for neutron supermirrors,” J. Phys. Conf. Ser. 528, 012011 (2014).
[Crossref]

Otomo, T.

T. Shinohara, S. Takata, J. Suzuki, T. Oku, K. Suzuya, K. Aizawa, M. Arai, T. Otomo, and M. Sugiyama, “Design and performance analyses of the new time-of-flight smaller-angle neutron scattering instrument at J-PARC,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 600(1), 111–113 (2009).
[Crossref]

Padmore, H. A.

M. R. Howells, D. Cambie, R. M. Duarte, S. Irick, A. A. MacDowell, H. A. Padmore, T. R. Renner, S. Rah, and R. Sandler, “Theory and practice of elliptically bent x-ray mirrors,” Opt. Eng. 39(10), 2748–2762 (2000).
[Crossref]

Pang, J. W. L.

G. E. Ice, C. R. Hubbard, B. C. Larson, J. W. L. Pang, J. D. Budai, S. Spooner, S. C. Vogel, R. B. Rogge, J. H. Fox, and R. L. Donaberger, “High-performance Kirkpatrick–Baez supermirrors for neutron milli- and micro-beams,” Mater. Sci. Eng. A 437(1), 120–125 (2006).
[Crossref]

G. E. Ice, C. R. Hubbard, B. C. Larson, J. W. L. Pang, J. D. Budai, S. Spooner, and S. C. Vogel, “Kirkpatrick–Baez microfocusing optics for thermal neutrons,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 539, 312–320 (2005).
[Crossref]

Pipich, V.

H. Frielinghaus, V. Pipich, A. Radulescu, M. Heiderich, R. Hanslik, K. Dahlhoff, H. Iwase, S. Koizumi, and D. Schwahn, “Aspherical refractive lenses for small-angle neutron scattering,” J. Appl. Cryst. 42(4), 681–690 (2009).
[Crossref]

Pramanik, A.

A. Pramanik, K. S. Neo, M. Rahman, X. P. Li, M. Sawa, and Y. Maeda, “Ultra-precision turning of electroless-nickel: Effect of phosphorus contents, depth-of-cut and rake angle,” J. Mater. Process. Technol. 208(1–3), 400–408 (2008).
[Crossref]

Pynn, R.

T. Oku, T. Shinohara, J. Suzuki, R. Pynn, and H. M. Shimizu, “Pulsed neutron beam control using a magnetic multiplet lens,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 600(1), 100–102 (2009).
[Crossref]

Radulescu, A.

H. Frielinghaus, V. Pipich, A. Radulescu, M. Heiderich, R. Hanslik, K. Dahlhoff, H. Iwase, S. Koizumi, and D. Schwahn, “Aspherical refractive lenses for small-angle neutron scattering,” J. Appl. Cryst. 42(4), 681–690 (2009).
[Crossref]

Rah, S.

M. R. Howells, D. Cambie, R. M. Duarte, S. Irick, A. A. MacDowell, H. A. Padmore, T. R. Renner, S. Rah, and R. Sandler, “Theory and practice of elliptically bent x-ray mirrors,” Opt. Eng. 39(10), 2748–2762 (2000).
[Crossref]

Rahman, M.

A. Pramanik, K. S. Neo, M. Rahman, X. P. Li, M. Sawa, and Y. Maeda, “Ultra-precision turning of electroless-nickel: Effect of phosphorus contents, depth-of-cut and rake angle,” J. Mater. Process. Technol. 208(1–3), 400–408 (2008).
[Crossref]

K. M. Rezaur Rahman, M. Rahman, K. S. Neo, M. Sawa, and Y. Maeda, “Microgrooving on electroless nickel plated materials using a single crystal diamond tool,” Int. J. Adv. Manuf. Technol. 27(9-10), 911–917 (2006).
[Crossref]

Ramsey, B. D.

D. Liu, M. V. Gubarev, G. Resta, B. D. Ramsey, D. E. Moncton, and B. Khaykovich, “Axisymmetric grazing-incidence focusing optics for small-angle neutron scattering,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 686, 145–150 (2012).
[Crossref]

Renner, T. R.

M. R. Howells, D. Cambie, R. M. Duarte, S. Irick, A. A. MacDowell, H. A. Padmore, T. R. Renner, S. Rah, and R. Sandler, “Theory and practice of elliptically bent x-ray mirrors,” Opt. Eng. 39(10), 2748–2762 (2000).
[Crossref]

Resta, G.

D. Liu, M. V. Gubarev, G. Resta, B. D. Ramsey, D. E. Moncton, and B. Khaykovich, “Axisymmetric grazing-incidence focusing optics for small-angle neutron scattering,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 686, 145–150 (2012).
[Crossref]

Rezaur Rahman, K. M.

K. M. Rezaur Rahman, M. Rahman, K. S. Neo, M. Sawa, and Y. Maeda, “Microgrooving on electroless nickel plated materials using a single crystal diamond tool,” Int. J. Adv. Manuf. Technol. 27(9-10), 911–917 (2006).
[Crossref]

Rogge, R. B.

G. E. Ice, C. R. Hubbard, B. C. Larson, J. W. L. Pang, J. D. Budai, S. Spooner, S. C. Vogel, R. B. Rogge, J. H. Fox, and R. L. Donaberger, “High-performance Kirkpatrick–Baez supermirrors for neutron milli- and micro-beams,” Mater. Sci. Eng. A 437(1), 120–125 (2006).
[Crossref]

Sandler, R.

M. R. Howells, D. Cambie, R. M. Duarte, S. Irick, A. A. MacDowell, H. A. Padmore, T. R. Renner, S. Rah, and R. Sandler, “Theory and practice of elliptically bent x-ray mirrors,” Opt. Eng. 39(10), 2748–2762 (2000).
[Crossref]

Sasao, H.

K. Hirota, T. Shinohara, K. Ikeda, K. Mishima, T. Adachi, T. Morishima, S. Satoh, T. Oku, S. Yamada, H. Sasao, J. Suzuki, and H. M. Shimizu, “Development of a neutron detector based on a position-sensitive photomultiplier,” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 7(8), 1836–1838 (2005).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Sato, H.

S. Takeda, J. Guo, S. Morita, H. Ono, T. Oda, J. Kato, H. Sato, M. Hino, Y. Yamagata, and M. Furusaka, “Development of highly-mechanically polished metal-substrate for neutron supermirrors,” J. Phys. Conf. Ser. 528, 012011 (2014).
[Crossref]

Satoh, S.

K. Hirota, T. Shinohara, K. Ikeda, K. Mishima, T. Adachi, T. Morishima, S. Satoh, T. Oku, S. Yamada, H. Sasao, J. Suzuki, and H. M. Shimizu, “Development of a neutron detector based on a position-sensitive photomultiplier,” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 7(8), 1836–1838 (2005).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Sawa, M.

A. Pramanik, K. S. Neo, M. Rahman, X. P. Li, M. Sawa, and Y. Maeda, “Ultra-precision turning of electroless-nickel: Effect of phosphorus contents, depth-of-cut and rake angle,” J. Mater. Process. Technol. 208(1–3), 400–408 (2008).
[Crossref]

K. M. Rezaur Rahman, M. Rahman, K. S. Neo, M. Sawa, and Y. Maeda, “Microgrooving on electroless nickel plated materials using a single crystal diamond tool,” Int. J. Adv. Manuf. Technol. 27(9-10), 911–917 (2006).
[Crossref]

Schwahn, D.

H. Frielinghaus, V. Pipich, A. Radulescu, M. Heiderich, R. Hanslik, K. Dahlhoff, H. Iwase, S. Koizumi, and D. Schwahn, “Aspherical refractive lenses for small-angle neutron scattering,” J. Appl. Cryst. 42(4), 681–690 (2009).
[Crossref]

Shibayama, M.

H. Iwase, H. Endo, M. Katagiri, and M. Shibayama, “Modernization of the small-angle neutron scattering spectrometer SANS-U by upgrade to a focusing SANS spectrometer,” J. Appl. Cryst. 44(3), 558–568 (2011).
[Crossref]

Shimada, S.

Shimizu, H. M.

T. Oku, T. Shinohara, J. Suzuki, R. Pynn, and H. M. Shimizu, “Pulsed neutron beam control using a magnetic multiplet lens,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 600(1), 100–102 (2009).
[Crossref]

T. Oku, T. Shinohara, T. Kikuchi, Y. Oba, H. Iwase, S. Koizumi, J. Suzuki, and H. M. Shimizu, “Application of a neutron-polarizing device based on a quadrupole magnet to a focusing SANS instrument with a magnetic neutron lens,” Meas. Sci. Technol. 19(3), 034011 (2008).
[Crossref]

K. Hirota, T. Shinohara, K. Ikeda, K. Mishima, T. Adachi, T. Morishima, S. Satoh, T. Oku, S. Yamada, H. Sasao, J. Suzuki, and H. M. Shimizu, “Development of a neutron detector based on a position-sensitive photomultiplier,” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 7(8), 1836–1838 (2005).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Shimomura, T.

Y. Namba, T. Shimomura, A. Fushiki, A. Beaucamp, I. Inasaki, H. Kunieda, Y. Ogasaka, and K. Yamashita, “Ultra-precision polishing of electroless nickel molding dies for shorter wavelength applications,” Annals of the CIRP 57(1), 337–340 (2008).
[Crossref]

Shinohara, T.

T. Shinohara, S. Takata, J. Suzuki, T. Oku, K. Suzuya, K. Aizawa, M. Arai, T. Otomo, and M. Sugiyama, “Design and performance analyses of the new time-of-flight smaller-angle neutron scattering instrument at J-PARC,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 600(1), 111–113 (2009).
[Crossref]

T. Oku, T. Shinohara, J. Suzuki, R. Pynn, and H. M. Shimizu, “Pulsed neutron beam control using a magnetic multiplet lens,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 600(1), 100–102 (2009).
[Crossref]

T. Oku, T. Shinohara, T. Kikuchi, Y. Oba, H. Iwase, S. Koizumi, J. Suzuki, and H. M. Shimizu, “Application of a neutron-polarizing device based on a quadrupole magnet to a focusing SANS instrument with a magnetic neutron lens,” Meas. Sci. Technol. 19(3), 034011 (2008).
[Crossref]

K. Hirota, T. Shinohara, K. Ikeda, K. Mishima, T. Adachi, T. Morishima, S. Satoh, T. Oku, S. Yamada, H. Sasao, J. Suzuki, and H. M. Shimizu, “Development of a neutron detector based on a position-sensitive photomultiplier,” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 7(8), 1836–1838 (2005).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Soyama, K.

M. Nagano, F. Yamaga, N. Zettsu, D. Yamazaki, R. Maruyama, K. Soyama, and K. Yamamura, “Development of fabrication process for aspherical neutron focusing mirror using numerically controlled local wet etching with low-pressure polishing,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 634(1), S112–S116 (2011).
[Crossref]

K. Yamamura, M. Nagano, H. Takai, N. Zettsu, D. Yamazaki, R. Maruyama, K. Soyama, and S. Shimada, “Figuring of plano-elliptical neutron focusing mirror by local wet etching,” Opt. Express 17(8), 6414–6420 (2009).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Spooner, S.

G. E. Ice, C. R. Hubbard, B. C. Larson, J. W. L. Pang, J. D. Budai, S. Spooner, S. C. Vogel, R. B. Rogge, J. H. Fox, and R. L. Donaberger, “High-performance Kirkpatrick–Baez supermirrors for neutron milli- and micro-beams,” Mater. Sci. Eng. A 437(1), 120–125 (2006).
[Crossref]

G. E. Ice, C. R. Hubbard, B. C. Larson, J. W. L. Pang, J. D. Budai, S. Spooner, and S. C. Vogel, “Kirkpatrick–Baez microfocusing optics for thermal neutrons,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 539, 312–320 (2005).
[Crossref]

Sugiyama, M.

T. Shinohara, S. Takata, J. Suzuki, T. Oku, K. Suzuya, K. Aizawa, M. Arai, T. Otomo, and M. Sugiyama, “Design and performance analyses of the new time-of-flight smaller-angle neutron scattering instrument at J-PARC,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 600(1), 111–113 (2009).
[Crossref]

M. Hino, T. Akiyoshi, M. Sugiyama, N. Achiwa, Y. Eguchi, T. Ebisawa, S. Tasaki, T. Kawai, K. Yoneda, and T. Kobayashi, “Characteristics of CN3 neutron guide tube at KUR,” Annu. Rep. Res. React. Inst. Kyoto Univ. 27, 196–204 (1994).

Suzuki, J.

T. Shinohara, S. Takata, J. Suzuki, T. Oku, K. Suzuya, K. Aizawa, M. Arai, T. Otomo, and M. Sugiyama, “Design and performance analyses of the new time-of-flight smaller-angle neutron scattering instrument at J-PARC,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 600(1), 111–113 (2009).
[Crossref]

T. Oku, T. Shinohara, J. Suzuki, R. Pynn, and H. M. Shimizu, “Pulsed neutron beam control using a magnetic multiplet lens,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 600(1), 100–102 (2009).
[Crossref]

T. Oku, T. Shinohara, T. Kikuchi, Y. Oba, H. Iwase, S. Koizumi, J. Suzuki, and H. M. Shimizu, “Application of a neutron-polarizing device based on a quadrupole magnet to a focusing SANS instrument with a magnetic neutron lens,” Meas. Sci. Technol. 19(3), 034011 (2008).
[Crossref]

K. Hirota, T. Shinohara, K. Ikeda, K. Mishima, T. Adachi, T. Morishima, S. Satoh, T. Oku, S. Yamada, H. Sasao, J. Suzuki, and H. M. Shimizu, “Development of a neutron detector based on a position-sensitive photomultiplier,” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 7(8), 1836–1838 (2005).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

Suzuya, K.

T. Shinohara, S. Takata, J. Suzuki, T. Oku, K. Suzuya, K. Aizawa, M. Arai, T. Otomo, and M. Sugiyama, “Design and performance analyses of the new time-of-flight smaller-angle neutron scattering instrument at J-PARC,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 600(1), 111–113 (2009).
[Crossref]

Takai, H.

Takata, S.

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G. E. Ice, C. R. Hubbard, B. C. Larson, J. W. L. Pang, J. D. Budai, S. Spooner, and S. C. Vogel, “Kirkpatrick–Baez microfocusing optics for thermal neutrons,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 539, 312–320 (2005).
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Yamada, S.

K. Hirota, T. Shinohara, K. Ikeda, K. Mishima, T. Adachi, T. Morishima, S. Satoh, T. Oku, S. Yamada, H. Sasao, J. Suzuki, and H. M. Shimizu, “Development of a neutron detector based on a position-sensitive photomultiplier,” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 7(8), 1836–1838 (2005).
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M. Nagano, F. Yamaga, N. Zettsu, D. Yamazaki, R. Maruyama, K. Soyama, and K. Yamamura, “Development of fabrication process for aspherical neutron focusing mirror using numerically controlled local wet etching with low-pressure polishing,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 634(1), S112–S116 (2011).
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Yamagata, Y.

S. Takeda, J. Guo, S. Morita, H. Ono, T. Oda, J. Kato, H. Sato, M. Hino, Y. Yamagata, and M. Furusaka, “Development of highly-mechanically polished metal-substrate for neutron supermirrors,” J. Phys. Conf. Ser. 528, 012011 (2014).
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M. Hino, T. Akiyoshi, M. Sugiyama, N. Achiwa, Y. Eguchi, T. Ebisawa, S. Tasaki, T. Kawai, K. Yoneda, and T. Kobayashi, “Characteristics of CN3 neutron guide tube at KUR,” Annu. Rep. Res. React. Inst. Kyoto Univ. 27, 196–204 (1994).

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M. Nagano, F. Yamaga, N. Zettsu, D. Yamazaki, R. Maruyama, K. Soyama, and K. Yamamura, “Development of fabrication process for aspherical neutron focusing mirror using numerically controlled local wet etching with low-pressure polishing,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 634(1), S112–S116 (2011).
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K. Yamamura, M. Nagano, H. Takai, N. Zettsu, D. Yamazaki, R. Maruyama, K. Soyama, and S. Shimada, “Figuring of plano-elliptical neutron focusing mirror by local wet etching,” Opt. Express 17(8), 6414–6420 (2009).
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Annals of the CIRP (1)

Y. Namba, T. Shimomura, A. Fushiki, A. Beaucamp, I. Inasaki, H. Kunieda, Y. Ogasaka, and K. Yamashita, “Ultra-precision polishing of electroless nickel molding dies for shorter wavelength applications,” Annals of the CIRP 57(1), 337–340 (2008).
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Annu. Rep. Res. React. Inst. Kyoto Univ. (1)

M. Hino, T. Akiyoshi, M. Sugiyama, N. Achiwa, Y. Eguchi, T. Ebisawa, S. Tasaki, T. Kawai, K. Yoneda, and T. Kobayashi, “Characteristics of CN3 neutron guide tube at KUR,” Annu. Rep. Res. React. Inst. Kyoto Univ. 27, 196–204 (1994).

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K. M. Rezaur Rahman, M. Rahman, K. S. Neo, M. Sawa, and Y. Maeda, “Microgrooving on electroless nickel plated materials using a single crystal diamond tool,” Int. J. Adv. Manuf. Technol. 27(9-10), 911–917 (2006).
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J. Appl. Cryst. (2)

H. Frielinghaus, V. Pipich, A. Radulescu, M. Heiderich, R. Hanslik, K. Dahlhoff, H. Iwase, S. Koizumi, and D. Schwahn, “Aspherical refractive lenses for small-angle neutron scattering,” J. Appl. Cryst. 42(4), 681–690 (2009).
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H. Iwase, H. Endo, M. Katagiri, and M. Shibayama, “Modernization of the small-angle neutron scattering spectrometer SANS-U by upgrade to a focusing SANS spectrometer,” J. Appl. Cryst. 44(3), 558–568 (2011).
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J. Mater. Process. Technol. (1)

A. Pramanik, K. S. Neo, M. Rahman, X. P. Li, M. Sawa, and Y. Maeda, “Ultra-precision turning of electroless-nickel: Effect of phosphorus contents, depth-of-cut and rake angle,” J. Mater. Process. Technol. 208(1–3), 400–408 (2008).
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J. Phys. Conf. Ser. (1)

S. Takeda, J. Guo, S. Morita, H. Ono, T. Oda, J. Kato, H. Sato, M. Hino, Y. Yamagata, and M. Furusaka, “Development of highly-mechanically polished metal-substrate for neutron supermirrors,” J. Phys. Conf. Ser. 528, 012011 (2014).
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Mater. Sci. Eng. A (1)

G. E. Ice, C. R. Hubbard, B. C. Larson, J. W. L. Pang, J. D. Budai, S. Spooner, S. C. Vogel, R. B. Rogge, J. H. Fox, and R. L. Donaberger, “High-performance Kirkpatrick–Baez supermirrors for neutron milli- and micro-beams,” Mater. Sci. Eng. A 437(1), 120–125 (2006).
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Meas. Sci. Technol. (1)

T. Oku, T. Shinohara, T. Kikuchi, Y. Oba, H. Iwase, S. Koizumi, J. Suzuki, and H. M. Shimizu, “Application of a neutron-polarizing device based on a quadrupole magnet to a focusing SANS instrument with a magnetic neutron lens,” Meas. Sci. Technol. 19(3), 034011 (2008).
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Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A (6)

D. Liu, M. V. Gubarev, G. Resta, B. D. Ramsey, D. E. Moncton, and B. Khaykovich, “Axisymmetric grazing-incidence focusing optics for small-angle neutron scattering,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 686, 145–150 (2012).
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T. Oku, T. Shinohara, J. Suzuki, R. Pynn, and H. M. Shimizu, “Pulsed neutron beam control using a magnetic multiplet lens,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 600(1), 100–102 (2009).
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T. Shinohara, S. Takata, J. Suzuki, T. Oku, K. Suzuya, K. Aizawa, M. Arai, T. Otomo, and M. Sugiyama, “Design and performance analyses of the new time-of-flight smaller-angle neutron scattering instrument at J-PARC,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 600(1), 111–113 (2009).
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D. F. R. Mildner and M. V. Gubarev, “Wolter optics for neutron focusing,” Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 634(1), S7–S11 (2011).
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Opt. Eng. (1)

M. R. Howells, D. Cambie, R. M. Duarte, S. Irick, A. A. MacDowell, H. A. Padmore, T. R. Renner, S. Rah, and R. Sandler, “Theory and practice of elliptically bent x-ray mirrors,” Opt. Eng. 39(10), 2748–2762 (2000).
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Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. (1)

K. Hirota, T. Shinohara, K. Ikeda, K. Mishima, T. Adachi, T. Morishima, S. Satoh, T. Oku, S. Yamada, H. Sasao, J. Suzuki, and H. M. Shimizu, “Development of a neutron detector based on a position-sensitive photomultiplier,” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 7(8), 1836–1838 (2005).
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R. Hudec, “Kirkpatrick-Baez (KB) and Lobster Eye (LE) Optics for Astronomical and Laboratory Applications,” X-Ray Opt. Instrum. 2010, 139148 (2010).
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Figures (12)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1 Schematic illustration of the focusing mirror.
Fig. 2
Fig. 2 Schematic illustration of the manufacturing process. (a) Arc envelope shaper cutting. (b) Fine polishing.
Fig. 3
Fig. 3 Fabricated neutron focusing mirror.
Fig. 4
Fig. 4 Measurement result of form errors. (a) Cross-sectional error of minor-axis. (b) Cross-sectional error of major-axis.
Fig. 5
Fig. 5 Surface roughness of the mirror after each process. (a) Aluminum substrate after precision cutting. (b) After electroless nickel plating. (c) After UPC. (d) After fine polishing.
Fig. 6
Fig. 6 Schematic layout of laser focusing experiment.
Fig. 7
Fig. 7 Focusing spot of laser beam.
Fig. 8
Fig. 8 Schematic illustration of neutron focusing experiment at KUR-CN3. (a) Experiment layout. (b) Illustration of ray-tracing of neutron beams based on geometrical optics.
Fig. 9
Fig. 9 Photograph of the fabricated pinhole and U-shape slit.
Fig. 10
Fig. 10 2D images of beam shapes as a function of MDD. (a) Direct beam. (b) MDD of 250 mm. (c) MDD of 625 mm. (d) MDD of 1250 mm.
Fig. 11
Fig. 11 Beam profiles (A: Direct beam B: MDD of 250 mm C: MDD of 625 mm D: MDD of 1250 mm). (a) In the horizontal direction. (b) In the vertical direction.
Fig. 12
Fig. 12 3D view of the focused neutron beam.

Tables (3)

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Table 1 Experimental Conditions of UPC

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Table 2 Experimental Conditions of Fine Polishing

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Table 3 Comparison of Theoretical Value and Experiment Results

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z=f(x,y)=b 1 x 2 a 2 y 2 b 2
γ c =λ N b coh π
δ= k×λ NA +d

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