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Title: Hyperspectral X-ray Imaging with TES Detectors for Nanoscale Chemical Speciation Mapping

Abstract

We are developing an imaging capability (“Hyperspectral X-ray Imaging”) for mapping chemical information (molecular formula, phase, oxidation state, hydration) that is based on ultra-high-resolution X-ray emission spectroscopy with large transition-edge sensor microcalorimeter arrays in the scanning electron microscope. By combining microcalorimeter arrays with hundreds of pixels, high-bandwidth microwave frequency-division multiplexing, and fast digital electronics for near real-time data processing, our goal is to enable measurements using laboratory-scale instrumentation rather than synchrotron beamlines. Our application focus here is on mapping the chemical form of uranium compounds on the nanoscale. Furthermore, we will present our approach to developing the Hyperspectral X-ray Imaging capability, progress toward a 128-pixel microwave multiplexed X-ray fluorescence instrument at LANL, and the path to high-throughput nanoscale chemical mapping.

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  1. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
  2. National Inst. of Standards and Technology (NIST), Boulder, CO (United States)
  3. Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO (United States)
  4. STAR Cryoelectronics, Santa Fe, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) Program
OSTI Identifier:
1726170
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-19-27148
Journal ID: ISSN 0022-2291
Grant/Contract Number:  
89233218CNA000001; 20190002DR
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of Low Temperature Physics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 200; Journal Issue: 5-6; Conference: 18th International Conference on Low-Temperature Detectors ; 2019-07-22 - 2019-07-26 ;; Journal ID: ISSN 0022-2291
Publisher:
Springer
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION; Transition edge sensor; TES; X-ray emission spectroscopy; X-ray microanalysis; SEM; Safeguards science; X-ray mapping; EDS; Uranium

Citation Formats

Carpenter, Matthew Hollis, Croce, Mark Philip, Baker, Zachary Kent, Batista, Enrique Ricardo, Caffrey, Michael Paul, Fontes, Christopher John, Koehler, Katrina Elizabeth, Kossmann, Shannon Elizabeth, McIntosh, Kathryn Gallagher, Rabin, Michael W., Renck, Bryce William, Wagner, Gregory Lawrence, Wilkerson, Marianne Perry, Yang, Ping, Yoho, Michael Duncan, Ullom, Joel N., Bennett, D. A., O’Neil, Galen C., Reintsema, C. D., Schmidt, D. R., Hilton, Gene C., Swetz, Daniel S., Becker, D. T., Gard, Johnathon D., Imrek, J., Mates, J. B., Morgan, K. M., Yan, Daikang, Wessels, A. L., Cantor, R. H., Hall, J. A., and Carver, D. T.. Hyperspectral X-ray Imaging with TES Detectors for Nanoscale Chemical Speciation Mapping. United States: N. p., 2020. Web. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10909-020-02456-9.
Carpenter, Matthew Hollis, Croce, Mark Philip, Baker, Zachary Kent, Batista, Enrique Ricardo, Caffrey, Michael Paul, Fontes, Christopher John, Koehler, Katrina Elizabeth, Kossmann, Shannon Elizabeth, McIntosh, Kathryn Gallagher, Rabin, Michael W., Renck, Bryce William, Wagner, Gregory Lawrence, Wilkerson, Marianne Perry, Yang, Ping, Yoho, Michael Duncan, Ullom, Joel N., Bennett, D. A., O’Neil, Galen C., Reintsema, C. D., Schmidt, D. R., Hilton, Gene C., Swetz, Daniel S., Becker, D. T., Gard, Johnathon D., Imrek, J., Mates, J. B., Morgan, K. M., Yan, Daikang, Wessels, A. L., Cantor, R. H., Hall, J. A., & Carver, D. T.. Hyperspectral X-ray Imaging with TES Detectors for Nanoscale Chemical Speciation Mapping. United States. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10909-020-02456-9
Carpenter, Matthew Hollis, Croce, Mark Philip, Baker, Zachary Kent, Batista, Enrique Ricardo, Caffrey, Michael Paul, Fontes, Christopher John, Koehler, Katrina Elizabeth, Kossmann, Shannon Elizabeth, McIntosh, Kathryn Gallagher, Rabin, Michael W., Renck, Bryce William, Wagner, Gregory Lawrence, Wilkerson, Marianne Perry, Yang, Ping, Yoho, Michael Duncan, Ullom, Joel N., Bennett, D. A., O’Neil, Galen C., Reintsema, C. D., Schmidt, D. R., Hilton, Gene C., Swetz, Daniel S., Becker, D. T., Gard, Johnathon D., Imrek, J., Mates, J. B., Morgan, K. M., Yan, Daikang, Wessels, A. L., Cantor, R. H., Hall, J. A., and Carver, D. T.. Tue . "Hyperspectral X-ray Imaging with TES Detectors for Nanoscale Chemical Speciation Mapping". United States. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10909-020-02456-9. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1726170.
@article{osti_1726170,
title = {Hyperspectral X-ray Imaging with TES Detectors for Nanoscale Chemical Speciation Mapping},
author = {Carpenter, Matthew Hollis and Croce, Mark Philip and Baker, Zachary Kent and Batista, Enrique Ricardo and Caffrey, Michael Paul and Fontes, Christopher John and Koehler, Katrina Elizabeth and Kossmann, Shannon Elizabeth and McIntosh, Kathryn Gallagher and Rabin, Michael W. and Renck, Bryce William and Wagner, Gregory Lawrence and Wilkerson, Marianne Perry and Yang, Ping and Yoho, Michael Duncan and Ullom, Joel N. and Bennett, D. A. and O’Neil, Galen C. and Reintsema, C. D. and Schmidt, D. R. and Hilton, Gene C. and Swetz, Daniel S. and Becker, D. T. and Gard, Johnathon D. and Imrek, J. and Mates, J. B. and Morgan, K. M. and Yan, Daikang and Wessels, A. L. and Cantor, R. H. and Hall, J. A. and Carver, D. T.},
abstractNote = {We are developing an imaging capability (“Hyperspectral X-ray Imaging”) for mapping chemical information (molecular formula, phase, oxidation state, hydration) that is based on ultra-high-resolution X-ray emission spectroscopy with large transition-edge sensor microcalorimeter arrays in the scanning electron microscope. By combining microcalorimeter arrays with hundreds of pixels, high-bandwidth microwave frequency-division multiplexing, and fast digital electronics for near real-time data processing, our goal is to enable measurements using laboratory-scale instrumentation rather than synchrotron beamlines. Our application focus here is on mapping the chemical form of uranium compounds on the nanoscale. Furthermore, we will present our approach to developing the Hyperspectral X-ray Imaging capability, progress toward a 128-pixel microwave multiplexed X-ray fluorescence instrument at LANL, and the path to high-throughput nanoscale chemical mapping.},
doi = {10.1007/s10909-020-02456-9},
journal = {Journal of Low Temperature Physics},
number = 5-6,
volume = 200,
place = {United States},
year = {2020},
month = {4}
}

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