The Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) poses a number of daunting and often unusual challenges to maintaining X-ray detectors, such as proximity to liquid-sample injectors, complex setups with moving components, intense X-ray and optical laser light, and Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP). The Detector and Sample Environment departments at LCLS are developing an array of engineering, monitoring, and administrative controls solutions to better address these issues. These include injector improvements and monitoring methods, fast online damage recognition algorithms, EMP mapping and protection, actively cooled filters, and more.
Michael C. Browne, Gabriella Carini, Daniel P DePonte, Eric C. Galtier, Philip A. Hart, J. D. Koralek, Ankush Mitra, and Kazutaka Nakahara, "Detector sustainability improvements at LCLS," Proc. SPIE 10237, Advances in X-ray Free-Electron Lasers Instrumentation IV, 102370W (Presented at SPIE Optics + Optoelectronics: April 28, 2017; Published: 14 June 2017); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2265973.
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