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Adaptive optics for high-power beamlines using diamond crystal monochromators
Author(s): Sushil Sharma; Lonny E. Berman; Jerome B. Hastings; Michael Hart
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Paper Abstract

Preserving the high source brightness of the third generation of synchrotron radiation facilities will require that thermal and pressure deformations of the monochromator crystals be maintained within a few arc-seconds. Recent experiments at the National Synchrotron Light Source (NSLS) have demonstrated the potential of adaptive crystal optics to cope with high power densities. In this technique the crystals deformations are minimized both by an efficient water-jet cooling and by externally applied pressure loads. Thermal deformation can be reduced further with diamond crystals because of their high thermal conductivity and low coefficient of thermal expansion. In this paper we describe the results achieved by optimization of adaptive crystal optics for diamond crystals.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 February 1993
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1739, High Heat Flux Engineering, (25 February 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.140516
Show Author Affiliations
Sushil Sharma, Brookhaven National Lab. (United States)
Lonny E. Berman, Brookhaven National Lab. (United States)
Jerome B. Hastings, Brookhaven National Lab. (United States)
Michael Hart, Univ. of Manchester (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1739:
High Heat Flux Engineering
Ali M. Khounsary, Editor(s)

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