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Performance of side-cooled high-heat-load mirrors
Author(s): Ali M. Khounsary; Wenbing Yun; Ian McNulty; Zhonghou Cai; Barry P. Lai
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Paper Abstract

X-ray undulator beamlines at third-generation synchrotron facilities use either a monochromator or a mirror as the first optical element. In this paper, the thermal and optical performance of an optimally designed contact-cooled high-heat-load x-ray mirror used as the first optical element on the 2ID undulator beamline at the Advanced Photon Source is reported. It is shown that this simple and economical mirror design can comfortably handle the high heat load of undulator beamlines and provide good performance with long-term reliability and ease of operation. Availability and advantages of such mirrors can make the mirror-first approach to high-heat-load beamline design and attractive alternative to monochromator-first beamlines in many circumstances.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 November 1998
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 3447, Advances in Mirror Technology for Synchrotron X-Ray and Laser Applications, (13 November 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.331120
Show Author Affiliations
Ali M. Khounsary, Argonne National Lab. (United States)
Wenbing Yun, Argonne National Lab. (United States)
Ian McNulty, Argonne National Lab. (United States)
Zhonghou Cai, Argonne National Lab. (United States)
Barry P. Lai, Argonne National Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3447:
Advances in Mirror Technology for Synchrotron X-Ray and Laser Applications
Ali M. Khounsary, Editor(s)

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