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Transmission x-ray microscopy at Diamond-Manchester I13 Imaging Branchline

DOI: 10.1063/1.4937530 DOI Help

Authors: Joan Vila-comamala (Diamond Light Source) , Jeroen Bosgra (Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI)) , David S. Eastwood (University of Manchester) , Ulrich Wagner (Diamond Light Source) , Andrew Bodey (Diamond Light Source) , Miryam Garcia-fernandez (Diamond Light Source) , Christian David (Paul Scherrer Institut) , Christoph Rau (Diamond Light Source)
Co-authored by industrial partner: No

Type: Conference Paper
Conference: XRM 2014: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on X-Ray Microscopy
Peer Reviewed: No

State: Published (Approved)
Published: January 2016

Abstract: Full-field Transmission X-ray Microscopy (TXM) has been shown to be a powerful method for obtaining quantitative internal structural and chemical information from materials at the nanoscale. The installation of a Full-field TXM station will extend the current microtomographic capabilities of the Diamond-Manchester I13 Imaging Branchline at Diamond Light Source (UK) into the sub-100 nm spatial resolution range using photon energies from 8 to 14 keV. The dedicated Full-field TXM station will be built in-house with contributions of Diamond Light Source support divisions and via collaboration with the X-ray Optics Group of Paul Scherrer Institut (Switzerland) which will develop state-of-the-art diffractive X-ray optical elements. Preliminary results of the I13 Full-field TXM station are shown. The Full-field TXM will become an important Diamond Light Source direct imaging asset for material science, energy science and biology at the nanoscale.

Journal Keywords: Diamond; X-ray diffraction; X-ray microscopy; X-ray optics; Energy use

Subject Areas: Physics


Instruments: I13-1-Coherence