3 May 2013 Recent development of thin diamond crystals for X-ray FEL beam-sharing
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The recent success of the X-ray Free Electron Lasers has generated great interests from the user communities of a wide range of scientific disciplines including physics, chemistry, structural biology and material science, creating tremendous demand on FEL beamtime access. Due to the serial nature of FEL operation, various beam-sharing techniques have been investigated in order to potentially increase the FEL beamtime capacity. Here we report the recent development in using thin diamond single crystals for spectrally splitting the FEL beam at the Linac Coherent Light Source, thus potentially allowing the simultaneous operation of multiple instruments. Experimental findings in crystal mounting and its thermal performance, position and pointing stabilities of the reflected beam, and impact of the crystal on the FEL transmitted beam profile are presented.
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Yiping Feng, Yiping Feng, Roberto Alonso-Mori, Roberto Alonso-Mori, Vladimir Blank, Vladimir Blank, Sébastien Boutet, Sébastien Boutet, Mathieu Chollet, Mathieu Chollet, Tim Brant van Driel, Tim Brant van Driel, David M. Fritz, David M. Fritz, James M. Glownia, James M. Glownia, Jerome B. Hastings, Jerome B. Hastings, Henrik Lemke, Henrik Lemke, Marc Messerchmidt, Marc Messerchmidt, Paul A. Montanez, Paul A. Montanez, Aymeric Robert, Aymeric Robert, Joseph Robinson, Joseph Robinson, Liubov Samoylova, Liubov Samoylova, Yuri Shvyd’ko, Yuri Shvyd’ko, Marcin Sikorski, Marcin Sikorski, Harald Sinn, Harald Sinn, Sanghoon Song, Sanghoon Song, Venkat N. Srinivasan, Venkat N. Srinivasan, Stanislav Stoupin, Stanislav Stoupin, Sergey Terentiev, Sergey Terentiev, Garth Williams, Garth Williams, Diling Zhu, Diling Zhu, "Recent development of thin diamond crystals for X-ray FEL beam-sharing", Proc. SPIE 8778, Advances in X-ray Free-Electron Lasers II: Instrumentation, 87780B (3 May 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.1518467; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.1518467

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