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Characterization of germanium linear kinoform lenses at Diamond Light Source

DOI: 10.1107/S0909049509003215 DOI Help

Authors: L. Alianelli (Diamond Light Source) , K. Sawhney (Diamond Light Source) , M. Tiwari (Diamond Light Source) , I. Dolbnya (Diamond Light Source) , R. Stevens (STFC Micro-Nano Technology Centre) , D. W. K. Jenkins (STFC Micro-Nano Technology Centre) , I. M. Loader (STFC Micro-Nano Technology Centre) , M. C. Wilson (STFC Micro-Nano Technology Centre) , A. Malik (STFC Micro-Nano Technology Centre)
Co-authored by industrial partner: No

Type: Journal Paper
Journal: Journal Of Synchrotron Radiation , VOL 16 , PAGES 325-329

State: Published (Approved)
Published: May 2009

Abstract: The unprecedented brilliance achieved by third-generation synchrotron sources and the availability of improved optics have opened up new opportunities for the study of materials at the micrometre and nanometre scale. Focusing the synchrotron radiation to smaller and smaller beams is having a huge impact on a wide research area at synchrotrons. The key to the exploitation of the improved sources is the development of novel optics that deliver narrow beams without loss of brilliance and coherence. Several types of synchrotron focusing optics are successfully fabricated using advanced miniaturization techniques. Kinoform refractive lenses are being developed for hard X-ray beamlines, and the first test results at Diamond are discussed in this paper.

Journal Keywords: Synchrotron Optics; Micro-Focusing; Kinoform Refractive Lenses.

Subject Areas: Technique Development

Instruments: B16-Test Beamline

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