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A water-cooled monochromator for the B16 Test beamline at the Diamond Light Source: capabilities and performance characterization

DOI: 10.1107/S1600577518014662 DOI Help

Authors: Igor P. Dolbnya (Diamond Light Source) , Kawal J. S. Sawhney (Diamond Light Source) , Stewart M. Scott (Diamond Light Source) , Andy J. Dent (Diamond Light Source) , Giannantonio Cibin (Diamond Light Source) , Geoff M. Preece (Diamond Light Source) , Ulrik K. Pedersen (Diamond Light Source) , Jon Kelly (Diamond Light Source; Instrument Design Technology Ltd) , Paul Murray (Instrument Design Technology Ltd)
Co-authored by industrial partner: No

Type: Journal Paper
Journal: Journal Of Synchrotron Radiation , VOL 26

State: Published (Approved)
Published: November 2018

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Abstract: Systematic studies of the performance of a water-cooled X-ray monochromator, designed and built for the B16 Test beamline at the Diamond Light Source, UK, are presented. A technical description of the monochromator is given and the results of commissioning measurements are discussed. Overall, the monochromator satisfies the original specifications well and meets all the major requirements of the versatile beamline. Following its successful implementation on B16, the basic monochromator design has been reproduced and adapted on other Diamond Light Source beamlines, including B18 and B21.

Journal Keywords: X-ray optics; X-ray monochromators; synchrotron radiation

Subject Areas: Technique Development


Instruments: B16-Test Beamline

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