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Fast multi-scale imaging using the beamline I13L at the Diamond Light Source

DOI: 10.1117/12.2543405 DOI Help

Authors: Christoph Rau (Diamond Light Source; University of Manchester; Northwestern University) , Malte Storm (Diamond Light Source) , Shashidhara Marathe (Diamond Light Source) , Andrew J. Bodey (Diamond Light Source) , Marie-christine Zdora (Diamond Light Source; University College London; University of Southampton) , Silvia Cipiccia (Diamond Light Source) , Darren Batey (Diamond Light Source) , Xiaowen Shi (Diamond Light Source) , Sven Schroeder (Diamond Light Source; University of Leeds; Continuous Manufacturing and Crystallisation Group, Research Complex at Harwell) , Gunjan Das (Diamond Light Source; University of Leeds; Continuous Manufacturing and Crystallisation Group, Research Complex at Harwell) , Melanie Loveridge (University of Warwick) , Ralf Ziesche (University College London (UCL)) , Brian Connolly (University of Manchester)
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 multi-scale and multi-modal imaging in real and reciprocal space. The beamline consists of two independently operating experimental stations, located at a distance of more than 200 m from the source. The Imaging Branch performs micro-tomography with in-line phase contrast in the 6-30 keV energy range. In addition, a grating interferometry setup and a full-field microscope for nano-tomography are currently implemented. Other techniques providing high-resolution three-dimensional information, in particular coherent X-ray diffraction, are hosted on the Coherence Branch. All imaging methods are tested to operate with large energy bandwidths and therefore shorter exposure times. To this end, two options are currently used: the so-called ‘pink-beam’ mode using a reflecting mirror and X-ray filters and monochromatic mode using a multilayer monochromator. The operation mode enables science for in-situ and operando studies across a wide range of scientific areas.

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

Subject Areas: Technique Development


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

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