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Title: Diamond x-ray optics: Transparent, resilient, high-resolution, and wavefront preserving

Abstract

Diamond features a unique combination of outstanding physical properties perfect for numerous x-ray optics applications, where traditional materials such as silicon fail to perform. In the last two decades, impressive progress has been achieved in synthesizing diamond with high crystalline perfection, in manufacturing efficient, resilient, high-resolution, wavefront-preserving diamond optical components, and in implementing them in cutting-edge x-ray instruments. Diamond optics are essential for tailoring x-rays to the most challenging needs of x-ray research. Furthermore, they are becoming vital for the generation of fully coherent hard x-rays by seeded x-ray free-electron lasers. In this article, we review progress in manufacturing flawless diamond crystal components and their applications in diverse x-ray optical devices, such as x-ray monochromators, beam splitters, high-reflectance backscattering mirrors, lenses, phase plates, diffraction gratings, bent-crystal spectrographs, and windows.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [2]
  1. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
  2. Technological Institute for Superhard and Novel Carbon Materials (Russian Federation)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1371928
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
MRS Bulletin
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 42; Journal Issue: 06; Journal ID: ISSN 0883-7694
Publisher:
Materials Research Society
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; crystal; diamond; optics; x-rays

Citation Formats

Shvyd’ko, Yuri, Blank, Vladimir, and Terentyev, Sergey. Diamond x-ray optics: Transparent, resilient, high-resolution, and wavefront preserving. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1557/mrs.2017.119.
Shvyd’ko, Yuri, Blank, Vladimir, & Terentyev, Sergey. Diamond x-ray optics: Transparent, resilient, high-resolution, and wavefront preserving. United States. doi:10.1557/mrs.2017.119.
Shvyd’ko, Yuri, Blank, Vladimir, and Terentyev, Sergey. Fri . "Diamond x-ray optics: Transparent, resilient, high-resolution, and wavefront preserving". United States. doi:10.1557/mrs.2017.119. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1371928.
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author = {Shvyd’ko, Yuri and Blank, Vladimir and Terentyev, Sergey},
abstractNote = {Diamond features a unique combination of outstanding physical properties perfect for numerous x-ray optics applications, where traditional materials such as silicon fail to perform. In the last two decades, impressive progress has been achieved in synthesizing diamond with high crystalline perfection, in manufacturing efficient, resilient, high-resolution, wavefront-preserving diamond optical components, and in implementing them in cutting-edge x-ray instruments. Diamond optics are essential for tailoring x-rays to the most challenging needs of x-ray research. Furthermore, they are becoming vital for the generation of fully coherent hard x-rays by seeded x-ray free-electron lasers. In this article, we review progress in manufacturing flawless diamond crystal components and their applications in diverse x-ray optical devices, such as x-ray monochromators, beam splitters, high-reflectance backscattering mirrors, lenses, phase plates, diffraction gratings, bent-crystal spectrographs, and windows.},
doi = {10.1557/mrs.2017.119},
journal = {MRS Bulletin},
number = 06,
volume = 42,
place = {United States},
year = {Fri Jun 09 00:00:00 EDT 2017},
month = {Fri Jun 09 00:00:00 EDT 2017}
}

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