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The simplest possible design for a KB microfocus mirror system?

DOI: 10.1063/1.4952890 DOI Help

Authors: S. P. Collins (Diamond Light Source) , R. C. Harwin (Diamond Light Source; Department of Physics, Cavendish Laboratory) , S. M. Scott (Diamond Light Source) , D. M. Hawkins (Diamond Light Source) , F. Fabrizi (Diamond Light Source) , B. Moser (Diamond Light Source) , G. Nisbet (Diamond Light Source) , J. P. Sutter (Diamond Light Source) , W. S. Harwin (School of Systems Engineering, University of Reading)
Co-authored by industrial partner: No

Type: Conference Paper
Conference: 12th International Conference on Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation
Peer Reviewed: Yes

State: Published (Approved)
Published: July 2016
Diamond Proposal Number(s): 12169

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Abstract: We report a design for a Kirkpatrick-Baez (KB) microfocussing mirror system. The main components are described, with emphasis on a ‘tripod’ manipulator, where we outline the required coordinate transformation calculations. The merit of this device lies in its simplicity of design, minimal degrees of freedom, and speed and ease of setup on a beamline. Test results and an example of the mirrors in use on Diamond Beamline I16, showing a high-resolution polar domain map of KTiOPO4 with a spot size of 1.25 µm × 1.5 µm, are presented.

Subject Areas: Physics


Technical Areas: Optics

Added On: 16/11/2016 14:01

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