A Dispersive Inelastic X-ray Scattering Spectrometer for Use at X-ray Free Electron Lasers
AbstractWe report on the application of a short working distance von Hamos geometry spectrometer to measure the inelastic X-ray scattering (IXS) signals from solids and liquids. In contrast to typical IXS instruments where the spectrometer geometry is fixed and the incoming beam energy is scanned, the von Hamos geometry allows measurements to be made using a fixed optical arrangement with no moving parts. Thanks to the shot-to-shot capability of the spectrometer setup, we anticipate its application for the IXS technique at X-ray free electron lasers (XFELs). We discuss the capability of the spectrometer setup for IXS studies in terms of efficiency and required total incident photon flux for a given signal-to-noise ratio. The ultimate energy resolution of the spectrometer, which is a key parameter for IXS studies, was measured to the level of 150 meV at short crystal radius thanks to the application of segmented crystals for X-ray diffraction. The short working distance is a key parameter for spectrometer efficiency that is necessary to measure weak IXS signals. View Full-Text
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Szlachetko, J.; Nachtegaal, M.; Grolimund, D.; Knopp, G.; Peredkov, S.; Czapla–Masztafiak, J.; Milne, C.J. A Dispersive Inelastic X-ray Scattering Spectrometer for Use at X-ray Free Electron Lasers. Appl. Sci. 2017, 7, 899.
Szlachetko J, Nachtegaal M, Grolimund D, Knopp G, Peredkov S, Czapla–Masztafiak J, Milne CJ. A Dispersive Inelastic X-ray Scattering Spectrometer for Use at X-ray Free Electron Lasers. Applied Sciences. 2017; 7(9):899.Chicago/Turabian Style
Szlachetko, Jakub; Nachtegaal, Maarten; Grolimund, Daniel; Knopp, Gregor; Peredkov, Sergey; Czapla–Masztafiak, Joanna; Milne, Christopher J. 2017. "A Dispersive Inelastic X-ray Scattering Spectrometer for Use at X-ray Free Electron Lasers." Appl. Sci. 7, no. 9: 899.
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