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The Rainwater Memorial Calibration Facility for X-Ray Optics

Table 6

RaMCaF X-ray source specifications. The information derives from the Comet product sheet.

Comet X-ray source

Nominal X-ray tube voltage100 kV
Continuous rating3 kW
Tube current at nominal voltage, max.30 mA
Focal spot acc. EN 12543 (diameter at 1 kW)7.5 mm
Inherent filtration0.8 ± 0.1 mm Beryllium
Target materialTungsten
Target angle30°
High voltage ripple5 V/mA (min. 20 V)
Induced temperature drift (voltage)80 ppm/°C
Induced temperature drift (current)50 ppm/°C
Voltage accuracy±1% of output value
Current accuracy±0.2% of output value

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