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New imaging opportunities at the Diamond beamline I13L

DOI: 10.1117/12.2543799 DOI Help

Authors: Christoph Rau (Diamond Light Source; 2University of Manchester; Northwestern University) , Darren Batey (Diamond Light Source) , Silvia Cipiccia (Diamond Light Source) , Xiaowen Shi (Diamond Light Source) , Shashidhara Marathe (Diamond Light Source) , Malte Storm (Diamond Light Source) , Andrew J. Bodey (Diamond Light Source) , Marie-christine Zdora (Diamond Light Source; University College London; University of Southampton)
Co-authored by industrial partner: No

Type: Conference Paper
Conference: SPIE Optical Engineering + Applications, 2019
Peer Reviewed: No

State: Published (Approved)
Published: October 2019

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Abstract: The Diamond Beamline I13L is dedicated to micro- and nano- imaging, with two independently operating branchlines. The imaging branch preforms imaging in real space, with In-line phase contrast imaging and grating interferometry at micrometre resolution and full-field transmission microscopy up to 50nm spatial resolution. Highest spatial resolution is achieved on the coherence branchline, where diffraction imaging methods such as Ptychography and Bragg-CDI are performed. The article provides an update about the experimental capabilities at the beamline with an emphasis on the rapidly evolving ptychography capabilities. The latter has evolved to an user-friendly method with non-expert users able to explore their science without any specific a-priory knowledge.

Journal Keywords: tomography; synchrotron radiation; nano-imaging; phase contrast; X-ray microscopy; ptychography; CDI

Subject Areas: Technique Development


Instruments: I13-1-Coherence , I13-2-Diamond Manchester Imaging

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