5 September 2014 Beam transport and focusing layout based on adaptive optics for the SQS scientific instrument at the European XFEL
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The SQS scientific instrument at the European XFEL is dedicated to investigations in the soft X-rays regime, in particular to studies of non-linear and ultrafast processes in atoms, molecules and clusters using a variety of spectroscopic techniques. It will be equipped with a Kirkpatrick-Baez (KB) adaptive mirror system enabling submicron focusing and access to variable focal distances. In this paper we describe the conceptual design of the beam transport and focusing layout based on the KB system. The design includes a study of feasibility based on the comparison between the required source and image positions and the theoretical limits for the accessible mirror profiles.
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Tommaso Mazza, Tommaso Mazza, Riccardo Signorato, Riccardo Signorato, Michael Meyer, Michael Meyer, Daniele La Civita, Daniele La Civita, Maurizio Vannoni, Maurizio Vannoni, Harald Sinn, Harald Sinn, "Beam transport and focusing layout based on adaptive optics for the SQS scientific instrument at the European XFEL", Proc. SPIE 9208, Adaptive X-Ray Optics III, 920803 (5 September 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2060859; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2060859
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