1 November 1997 First measurements using the ALS soft x-ray Fourier transform spectrometer
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Commissioning of a Fourier transform soft x-ray spectrometer is under way at the advanced light source, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, as a branch of beamline 9.3.2. The spectrometer is a novel soft x-ray interferometer designed for ultra-high resolution spectroscopy in the photon energy region of 60-120 eV with a theoretical resolving power E/(Delta) E-106. This instrument is expected to provide experimental results which sensitively test models of correlated electron processes in atomic and molecular physics. The design criteria and consequent technical challenges posed by the short wavelengths of x-rays and desired resolving power are discussed. The fundamental and practical aspects of soft x-ray interferometry are also explored.
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Edward J. Moler, Edward J. Moler, Robert M. Duarte, Robert M. Duarte, Malcolm R. Howells, Malcolm R. Howells, Zahid Hussain, Zahid Hussain, Chul-Han Oh, Chul-Han Oh, John Spring, John Spring, } "First measurements using the ALS soft x-ray Fourier transform spectrometer", Proc. SPIE 3154, Coherent Electron-Beam X-Ray Sources: Techniques and Applications, (1 November 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.293367; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.293367
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