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Characterization of YB66 for use as a soft x-ray monochromator crystal
Author(s): Zofia U. Rek; Jen Nan Wong; T. Tanaka; Y. Kamimura; Franz Schaefers; Bert Muller; Michael K. Krumrey; P. Muller
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Paper Abstract

The large lattice parameter (ao equals 23.44 angstroms) of cubic YB66 together with its vacuum compatibility, mechanical properties and resistance to radiation damage makes this material well suited for use as soft x-ray monochromator in the 1 - 2 keV region. Crystals obtained by various growth modes of an indirect heating floating zone (IHFZ) technique are characterized with x-ray topography and rocking curve measurements using both laboratory and synchrotron sources. The results indicate that high quality single crystals of YB66 large enough to accept at least 1 mrad of synchrotron beam can be produced.

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Date Published: 20 January 1993
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1740, Optics for High-Brightness Synchrotron Radiation Beamlines, (20 January 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.138699
Show Author Affiliations
Zofia U. Rek, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Jen Nan Wong, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
T. Tanaka, National Institute for Inorganic Materials (Japan)
Y. Kamimura, National Institute for Inorganic Materials (Japan)
Franz Schaefers, BESSY GmbH (Germany)
Bert Muller, BESSY GmbH (Germany)
Michael K. Krumrey, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (Germany)
P. Muller, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1740:
Optics for High-Brightness Synchrotron Radiation Beamlines
John R. Arthur, Editor(s)

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