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Title: XUV double-pulses with femtosecond to 650 ps separation from a multilayer-mirror-based split-and-delay unit at FLASH

Abstract

Extreme ultraviolet (XUV) and X-ray free-electron lasers enable new scientific opportunities. Their ultra-intense coherent femtosecond pulses give unprecedented access to the structure of undepositable nanoscale objects and to transient states of highly excited matter. In order to probe the ultrafast complex light-induced dynamics on the relevant time scales, the multi-purpose end-station CAMP at the free-electron laser FLASH has been complemented by the novel multilayer-mirror-based split-and-delay unit DESC (DElay Stage for CAMP) for time-resolved experiments. XUV double-pulses with delays adjustable from zero femtoseconds up to 650 picoseconds are generated by reflecting under near-normal incidence, exceeding the time range accessible with existing XUV split-and-delay units. Procedures to establish temporal and spatial overlap of the two pulses in CAMP are presented, with emphasis on the optimization of the spatial overlap at long time-delays via time-dependent features, for example in ion spectra of atomic clusters.

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SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1462792
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OSTI ID: 1475540
Grant/Contract Number:  
[AC02-06CH11357; AC02-76SF00515; 05K10KT2; 05K13KT2; SAW/2017/MBI4; Initiative and Networking Fund; SFB755 Nanoscale Photonic Imaging; Marie-Skłodowska-Curie 641789 MEDEA]
Resource Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Journal of Synchrotron Radiation (Online)
Additional Journal Information:
[Journal Name: Journal of Synchrotron Radiation (Online) Journal Volume: 25 Journal Issue: 5]; Journal ID: ISSN 1600-5775
Publisher:
International Union of Crystallography (IUCr)
Country of Publication:
Denmark
Language:
English
Subject:
73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS; split-and-delay unit; free-electron laser; pump–probe; multilayer mirror; temporal and spatial overlap

Citation Formats

Sauppe, Mario, Rompotis, Dimitrios, Erk, Benjamin, Bari, Sadia, Bischoff, Tobias, Boll, Rebecca, Bomme, Cédric, Bostedt, Christoph, Dörner, Simon, Düsterer, Stefan, Feigl, Torsten, Flückiger, Leonie, Gorkhover, Tais, Kolatzki, Katharina, Langbehn, Bruno, Monserud, Nils, Müller, Erland, Müller, Jan P., Passow, Christopher, Ramm, Daniel, Rolles, Daniel, Schubert, Kaja, Schwob, Lucas, Senfftleben, Björn, Treusch, Rolf, Ulmer, Anatoli, Weigelt, Holger, Zimbalski, Jannis, Zimmermann, Julian, Möller, Thomas, and Rupp, Daniela. XUV double-pulses with femtosecond to 650 ps separation from a multilayer-mirror-based split-and-delay unit at FLASH. Denmark: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1107/S1600577518006094.
Sauppe, Mario, Rompotis, Dimitrios, Erk, Benjamin, Bari, Sadia, Bischoff, Tobias, Boll, Rebecca, Bomme, Cédric, Bostedt, Christoph, Dörner, Simon, Düsterer, Stefan, Feigl, Torsten, Flückiger, Leonie, Gorkhover, Tais, Kolatzki, Katharina, Langbehn, Bruno, Monserud, Nils, Müller, Erland, Müller, Jan P., Passow, Christopher, Ramm, Daniel, Rolles, Daniel, Schubert, Kaja, Schwob, Lucas, Senfftleben, Björn, Treusch, Rolf, Ulmer, Anatoli, Weigelt, Holger, Zimbalski, Jannis, Zimmermann, Julian, Möller, Thomas, & Rupp, Daniela. XUV double-pulses with femtosecond to 650 ps separation from a multilayer-mirror-based split-and-delay unit at FLASH. Denmark. doi:10.1107/S1600577518006094.
Sauppe, Mario, Rompotis, Dimitrios, Erk, Benjamin, Bari, Sadia, Bischoff, Tobias, Boll, Rebecca, Bomme, Cédric, Bostedt, Christoph, Dörner, Simon, Düsterer, Stefan, Feigl, Torsten, Flückiger, Leonie, Gorkhover, Tais, Kolatzki, Katharina, Langbehn, Bruno, Monserud, Nils, Müller, Erland, Müller, Jan P., Passow, Christopher, Ramm, Daniel, Rolles, Daniel, Schubert, Kaja, Schwob, Lucas, Senfftleben, Björn, Treusch, Rolf, Ulmer, Anatoli, Weigelt, Holger, Zimbalski, Jannis, Zimmermann, Julian, Möller, Thomas, and Rupp, Daniela. Fri . "XUV double-pulses with femtosecond to 650 ps separation from a multilayer-mirror-based split-and-delay unit at FLASH". Denmark. doi:10.1107/S1600577518006094.
@article{osti_1462792,
title = {XUV double-pulses with femtosecond to 650 ps separation from a multilayer-mirror-based split-and-delay unit at FLASH},
author = {Sauppe, Mario and Rompotis, Dimitrios and Erk, Benjamin and Bari, Sadia and Bischoff, Tobias and Boll, Rebecca and Bomme, Cédric and Bostedt, Christoph and Dörner, Simon and Düsterer, Stefan and Feigl, Torsten and Flückiger, Leonie and Gorkhover, Tais and Kolatzki, Katharina and Langbehn, Bruno and Monserud, Nils and Müller, Erland and Müller, Jan P. and Passow, Christopher and Ramm, Daniel and Rolles, Daniel and Schubert, Kaja and Schwob, Lucas and Senfftleben, Björn and Treusch, Rolf and Ulmer, Anatoli and Weigelt, Holger and Zimbalski, Jannis and Zimmermann, Julian and Möller, Thomas and Rupp, Daniela},
abstractNote = {Extreme ultraviolet (XUV) and X-ray free-electron lasers enable new scientific opportunities. Their ultra-intense coherent femtosecond pulses give unprecedented access to the structure of undepositable nanoscale objects and to transient states of highly excited matter. In order to probe the ultrafast complex light-induced dynamics on the relevant time scales, the multi-purpose end-station CAMP at the free-electron laser FLASH has been complemented by the novel multilayer-mirror-based split-and-delay unit DESC (DElay Stage for CAMP) for time-resolved experiments. XUV double-pulses with delays adjustable from zero femtoseconds up to 650 picoseconds are generated by reflecting under near-normal incidence, exceeding the time range accessible with existing XUV split-and-delay units. Procedures to establish temporal and spatial overlap of the two pulses in CAMP are presented, with emphasis on the optimization of the spatial overlap at long time-delays via time-dependent features, for example in ion spectra of atomic clusters.},
doi = {10.1107/S1600577518006094},
journal = {Journal of Synchrotron Radiation (Online)},
number = [5],
volume = [25],
place = {Denmark},
year = {2018},
month = {8}
}

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Figure 1 Figure 1: Schematic beam path of DESC (top view). For better visibility, the angle α between the incoming and reflected beam is exaggerated (in reality α= 0.7° and the distance between mirrors M1 and M3 is 1166 mm). DESC is activated by jointly moving M1 and M2 (gray box) intomore » the incident FELbeam (along the x-axis), which is then split into two parts. Mirror M1 is fixed along the z-axis, M2 is installed on two linear stages (short- and long-range) for delaying one part of the beam (yellow) with respect to the other (green). The red dashed lines illustrate the optical path difference. Both beams are reflected in the downstream direction (towards the KB optics and experimental chamber) by a third multilayer mirror M3, with a parallel (x-)offset (indicated by the dashed-dotted arrow) with respect to the incident direct FEL-beam (SDU not active). All mirrors can be adjusted in pitch and tilt (cf. §3.4).« less

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