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VerSoX B07-B: a high-throughput XPS and ambient pressure NEXAFS beamline at Diamond Light Source

DOI: 10.1107/S1600577524001346 DOI Help

Authors: David C. Grinter (Diamond Light Source) , Pilar Ferrer (Diamond Light Source) , Federica Venturini (Diamond Light Source) , Matthijs A. Van Spronsen (Diamond Light Source) , Alexander I. Large (Diamond Light Source) , Santosh Kumar (Diamond Light Source) , Maximilian Jaugstetter (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) , Alex Iordachescu (University of Manchester) , Andrew Watts (Diamond Light Source) , Sven L. M. Schroeder (University of Leeds) , Anna Kroner (Diamond Light Source) , Federico Grillo (University of St Andrews) , Stephen M. Francis (University of St Andrews) , Paul B. Webb (University of St Andrews) , Matthew Hand (Diamond Light Source) , Andrew Walters (Diamond Light Source) , Michael Hillman (Diamond Light Source) , Georg Held (Diamond Light Source)
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Type: Journal Paper
Journal: Journal Of Synchrotron Radiation , VOL 31

State: Published (Approved)
Published: May 2024

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Abstract: The beamline optics and endstations at branch B of the Versatile Soft X-ray (VerSoX) beamline B07 at Diamond Light Source are described. B07-B provides medium-flux X-rays in the range 45–2200 eV from a bending magnet source, giving access to local electronic structure for atoms of all elements from Li to Y. It has an endstation for high-throughput X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) and near-edge X-ray absorption fine-structure (NEXAFS) measurements under ultrahigh-vacuum (UHV) conditions. B07-B has a second endstation dedicated to NEXAFS at pressures from UHV to ambient pressure (1 atm). The combination of these endstations permits studies of a wide range of interfaces and materials. The beamline and endstation designs are discussed in detail, as well as their performance and the commissioning process.

Journal Keywords: XPS; NEXAFS; ambient pressure; high throughput; X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy

Subject Areas: Engineering, Physics


Instruments: B07-B-Versatile Soft X-ray beamline: High Throughput

Added On: 27/03/2024 11:43

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