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Title: X27A - A New Hard X-ray Micro-Spectroscopy Facility at the National Synchrtron Light Source

Abstract

A new hard X-ray micro-spectroscopy beamline has recently been installed at bending-magnet beamline X27A at the National Synchrotron Light Source, where the focus of research is primarily directed towards the environmental, geological and materials science communities. This instrument delivers moderate, {approx}10 {micro}m spatial resolution using achromatic dynamically bent Kirkpatrick-Baez mirrors, in addition to providing high X-ray flux throughput and selectable energy resolution. The balance between moderate spatial resolution and high flux throughput, in combination with a liquid nitrogen-cooled 13-element energy-dispersive high-purity germanium detector, is particularly well suited to the investigation of dilute and thin-film systems using the fluorescence X-ray absorption fine-structure mode of detection. In this paper, we report on the design and performance of this instrument and highlight a recent experimental study undertaken at this facility.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) National Synchrotron Light Source
Sponsoring Org.:
Doe - Office Of Science
OSTI Identifier:
914412
Report Number(s):
BNL-78980-2007-JA
Journal ID: ISSN 0168-9002; NIMAER; TRN: US0802865
DOE Contract Number:
DE-AC02-98CH10886
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A; Journal Volume: 562
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; ABSORPTION; COMMUNITIES; DESIGN; DETECTION; ENERGY RESOLUTION; FINE STRUCTURE; FLUORESCENCE; GE SEMICONDUCTOR DETECTORS; MIRRORS; NSLS; PERFORMANCE; SPATIAL RESOLUTION; THIN FILMS; national synchrotron light source

Citation Formats

Ablett,J., Kao, C., Reeder, R., Tang, Y., and Lanzirotti, A. X27A - A New Hard X-ray Micro-Spectroscopy Facility at the National Synchrtron Light Source. United States: N. p., 2006. Web. doi:10.1016/j.nima.2006.02.179.
Ablett,J., Kao, C., Reeder, R., Tang, Y., & Lanzirotti, A. X27A - A New Hard X-ray Micro-Spectroscopy Facility at the National Synchrtron Light Source. United States. doi:10.1016/j.nima.2006.02.179.
Ablett,J., Kao, C., Reeder, R., Tang, Y., and Lanzirotti, A. Sun . "X27A - A New Hard X-ray Micro-Spectroscopy Facility at the National Synchrtron Light Source". United States. doi:10.1016/j.nima.2006.02.179.
@article{osti_914412,
title = {X27A - A New Hard X-ray Micro-Spectroscopy Facility at the National Synchrtron Light Source},
author = {Ablett,J. and Kao, C. and Reeder, R. and Tang, Y. and Lanzirotti, A.},
abstractNote = {A new hard X-ray micro-spectroscopy beamline has recently been installed at bending-magnet beamline X27A at the National Synchrotron Light Source, where the focus of research is primarily directed towards the environmental, geological and materials science communities. This instrument delivers moderate, {approx}10 {micro}m spatial resolution using achromatic dynamically bent Kirkpatrick-Baez mirrors, in addition to providing high X-ray flux throughput and selectable energy resolution. The balance between moderate spatial resolution and high flux throughput, in combination with a liquid nitrogen-cooled 13-element energy-dispersive high-purity germanium detector, is particularly well suited to the investigation of dilute and thin-film systems using the fluorescence X-ray absorption fine-structure mode of detection. In this paper, we report on the design and performance of this instrument and highlight a recent experimental study undertaken at this facility.},
doi = {10.1016/j.nima.2006.02.179},
journal = {Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A},
number = ,
volume = 562,
place = {United States},
year = {Sun Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2006},
month = {Sun Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2006}
}