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Photonics 2015, 2(1), 241-255; doi:10.3390/photonics2010241

Extreme Ultraviolet Stokesmeter for Pulsed Magneto-Optics

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EMPA, Materials Science and Technology, Überlandstrasse 129, Dübendorf CH-8600, Switzerland
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Laboratory for Micro- and Nanotechnology, Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen PSI CH-5232, Switzerland
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Institut für Angewandte Physik, University of Bern, Sidlerstrasse 5, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland
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Received: 9 January 2015 / Revised: 7 February 2015 / Accepted: 9 February 2015 / Published: 16 February 2015
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Extreme UV Lasers: Technologies and Applications)
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Abstract

Several applications in material science and magnetic holography using extreme ultraviolet (EUV) radiation require the measurement of the degree and state of polarization. In this work, an instrument to measure simultaneously both parameters from EUV pulses is presented. The instrument determines the Stokes parameters after a reflection on an array of multilayer mirrors at the Brewster angle. The Stokesmeter was tested at Swiss Light Source at different EUV wavelengths. The experimental Stokes patterns of the source were compared with the simulated pattern. View Full-Text
Keywords: polarization; synchrotron; extreme ultraviolet; ellipsometry polarization; synchrotron; extreme ultraviolet; ellipsometry
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Ruiz-Lopez, M.; Barbato, F.; Ekinci, Y.; Bleiner, D. Extreme Ultraviolet Stokesmeter for Pulsed Magneto-Optics. Photonics 2015, 2, 241-255.

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