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Monte Carlo simulations of scattered power from irradiated optical elements
Author(s): Eleonora Secco; Manuel Sánchez del Río
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Paper Abstract

A computer tool for the evaluation of the absorbed and re-scattered power from optical elements in a synchrotron beamline has been written using the Monte Carlo package PENELOPE. A precise estimation of this power is needed to assist in the design of the shielding inside the optical chambers that receive high power, like for the Upgrade Programme at the ESRF. The results for scattered power calculation are presented for three cases i) a Glidcop mirror for the SESAME Synchrotron, ii) a silicon crystal in use at the ESRF beamline ID06, and iii) a Laue crystal for the new monochromator of the ESRF ID17 beamline.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 September 2011
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 8141, Advances in Computational Methods for X-Ray Optics II, 81410Z (23 September 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.892458
Show Author Affiliations
Eleonora Secco, European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (France)
Manuel Sánchez del Río, European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8141:
Advances in Computational Methods for X-Ray Optics II
Manuel Sanchez del Rio; Oleg Chubar, Editor(s)

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