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Title: The sapphire backscattering monochromator at the Dynamics beamline P01 of PETRA III

Here, we report on a high resolution sapphire backscattering monochromator installed at the Dynamics beamline P01 of PETRA III. The device enables nuclear resonance scattering experiments on M ossbauer isotopes with transition energies between 20 and 60 keV with sub-meV to meV resolution. In a first performance test with 119Sn nuclear resonance at a X-ray energy of 23.88 keV an energy resolution of 1.34 meV was achieved. Moreover, the device extends the field of nuclear resonance scattering at the PETRA III synchrotron light source to many further isotopes like 151Eu, 149Sm, 161Dy, 125Te and 121Sb.
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  1. English German Electron Synchrotron, Hamburg (Germany); Julich Research Centre (Germany)
  2. Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), Moscow (Russian Federation)
  3. European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF), Grenoble (France)
  4. English German Electron Synchrotron, Hamburg (Germany)
  5. Julich Research Centre (Germany); Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States); Univ. of Liege, (Belgium). Faculty of Sciences
  6. Julich Research Centre (Germany); Univ. of Liege, (Belgium). Faculty of Sciences
  7. Kaluga Branch of Shubnikov Inst. of Crystallography RAS (Russia)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
Grant/Contract Number:
AC05-00OR22725; HRJRG-402; 13-02-91325
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Hyperfine Interactions
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 237; Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 0304-3843
Research Org:
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
Country of Publication:
United States
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY X-ray optics; Synchrotron radiation; Sapphire; Nuclear resonance scattering; Temperature measurements