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Ray traces of an arbitrarily deformed double-crystal Laue X-ray monochromator - art. no. 70771N

DOI: 10.1117/12.796937 DOI Help

Authors: John Sutter (Diamond Light Source) , Thomas Connolley (Diamond Light Source) , Michael Drakopoulos (Diamond Light Source) , Timohty P. Hill (Diamond Light Source) , Doug Sharp (Diamond Light Source)
Co-authored by industrial partner: No

Type: Conference Paper
Conference: 3rd Conference on Advances in X-Ray/EUV Optics and Components
Peer Reviewed: No

State: Published (Approved)
Published: January 2008

Abstract: The Diamond Light, Source beamline 112 (JEEP) is installing a monochromator for high-energy (50-150 keV) X-rays. It consists of two highly asymmetrically cut silicon crystals diffracting in the Laue case. These crystals will be bent to increase the bandpass to several hundred eV. It is necessary to estimate the tolerances for the angular alignment and the bending radii, and to account for gravitational and thermal distortions. A simple ray-tracing model has been developed for use with finite-element analyses. For simple cases, this model is backed by more precise wave-optical calculations.

Subject Areas: Technique Development


Technical Areas: Optics

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