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A Polarimeter for Soft X-Rays
Author(s): A. Gaupp; W. Peatman
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Paper Abstract

Exploiting polarisation effects significantly adds to the information obtainable from spectroscopy. Espe-cially circular polarisation is needed in a large class of experiments including but not limited to angular and spin resolved photo electron spectroscopy, investigation of circular dichroism in chiral molecules, and magneto-optical effects. Many of those experiments have been limited to photon energies below about 9 eV due to the unavailability of quarter wave plates /1/. At higher energies with suitable lasers the range has been extended up to 15 eV /2/. Using the natural polarisation properties of out of plane synchrotron radiation, the region up to 35 eV photon energy is accessable /3/.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1986
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 0733, Soft X-Ray Optics and Technology, (1 January 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.964921
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A. Gaupp, Berliner Elektronenspeicherring-Gesellschaft (Germany)
W. Peatman, Berliner Elektronenspeicherring-Gesellschaft (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0733:
Soft X-Ray Optics and Technology
E. Koch; Guenther A. Schmahl, Editor(s)

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