Instrument developments for magnetic and high-resolution diffraction at the XMaS beamline
UNSPECIFIED (2001) Instrument developments for magnetic and high-resolution diffraction at the XMaS beamline. In: 7th International Conference on Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation (SRI 2000), TECH UNIV BERLIN, BERLIN, GERMANY, AUG 21-25, 2000. Published in: NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION A-ACCELERATORS SPECTROMETERS DETECTORS AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT, 467 (Part 1). pp. 727-732.Full text not available from this repository.
The XMaS beamline is situated on dipole BM28 at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF). It has been designed to perform magnetic and high-resolution diffraction for a British Collaborating Research Group (CRG) over an energy range of 3-15 keV in a focused monochromatic beam mode. Since the beamline became operational in April 1998, various instrument developments have been made. These include both mechanical and opto-mechanical devices of general interest to the SR community, three of which are highlighted in this paper. Firstly, a motorised x, y, z sample mount capable of holding an APD cryostat has been developed; this device is useful not only for initial sample alignment, but also in mapping a sample for the location of single crystallites. Secondly, novel in-vacuum slits have been developed which allow definition of the beam footprint close to the sample. Thirdly, together with Huber Diffraction GmbH, an in-vacuum polarisation analyser for the analysis of magnetic scattering has been developed. (C) 2001 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Journal or Publication Title:||NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION A-ACCELERATORS SPECTROMETERS DETECTORS AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT|
|Publisher:||ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV|
|Date:||21 July 2001|
|Number of Pages:||6|
|Page Range:||pp. 727-732|
|Title of Event:||7th International Conference on Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation (SRI 2000)|
|Location of Event:||TECH UNIV BERLIN, BERLIN, GERMANY|
|Date(s) of Event:||AUG 21-25, 2000|
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