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The Diamond Beamline I13L for Imaging and Coherence

DOI: 10.1063/1.3463156 DOI Help

Authors: C. Rau (Diamond Light Source) , U. Wagner (Diamond Light Source) , A. Peach (Diamond Light Source) , I. K. Robinson (Diamond Light Source) , B. Singh (Diamond Light Source) , G. Wilkin (Diamond Light Source) , C. Jones (Diamond Light Source)
Co-authored by industrial partner: No

Type: Conference Paper
Conference: SRI 2009
Peer Reviewed: No

State: Published (Approved)
Published: June 2010

Abstract: I13L is the first long beamline at Diamond dedicated to imaging and coherence. Two independent branches will operate in the energy range of 6-30 keV with spatial resolution on the micro- to nano-lengthscale. The Imaging branch is dedicated to imaging and tomography with In-line phase contrast and full-field microscopy on the micron to nano-length scale. Ultimate resolution will be achieved on the Coherence branch at I13L with imaging techniques in the reciprocal space. The experimental stations will be located about 250 m from the source, taking advantage of the coherence properties of the source. The beamline has some outstanding features such as the mini-beta layout of the storage ring's straight section. The optical layout is optimized for beam stability and high optical quality to preserve the coherent radiation. In the experimental stations several methods will be available, starting for the first user with in-line phase contrast imaging on the imaging branch and Coherent X-ray Diffraction (CXRD) on the coherence branch

Journal Keywords: Coherence; Coherence imaging; Diamond; Coherent radiation sources; Tomography

Subject Areas: Technique Development


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