Preliminary performance and experiments from the high resolution plane grating monochromator at the center for advanced microstructures and devices
A soft X-ray plane grating monochromator installed at Louisiana State University's Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices has been characterized and the first experimental results obtained. The monochromator is a modified SX-700 design which uses a moveable pre-mirror to allow the instrument to remain in focus over an energy range of 8 to 1200 eV. Since the pre-mirror motion is independent of the grating rotation, the monochromator can be used in three different modes: maximum resolution (fixed focus), maximum throughput, and maximum higher-order rejection. Absolute intensity measurements for all orders are reported for two fixed angles of the pre-mirror and for the fixed-focus mode. Results from the first experiments using the monochromator are reported. © 1994.
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Nuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, A
Qu, Z., Subramanian, K., Mainkar, N., Goonewardene, A., Campbell, T., Kakar, S., Kurtz, R., Stockbauer, R., Mihill, A., & Saile, V. (1994). Preliminary performance and experiments from the high resolution plane grating monochromator at the center for advanced microstructures and devices. Nuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, A, 347 (1-3), 299-303. https://doi.org/10.1016/0168-9002(94)91897-X