Abstract

We simulate a proof-of-principle design of a wavelength dispersive, parallel spectrometer for use in resonant inelastic x-ray scattering (RIXS). The instrument relies on a multiple-channel reflection zone plate (RZP) array, enabling the recording of fluorescence spectra from an acceptance angle of 18  arcmin×19  arcmin with a mainly source-size-limited resolving power of (0.22.6)×104 over an energy range of 21 eV at the L-edge of Fe around 715 eV. An optimal two-dimensional signal readout preserves the spectral resolution to a large extent for widely open exit apertures of 50  mm2. The geometrical parameters are matched to the PEAXIS end station at the BESSY II synchrotron facility, and relaxed RZP line densities of <9×102  mm1 assure the technical feasibility. An error budget estimation with respect to fabrication and alignment tolerances provides the link to real, RZP-based RIXS experiments in the future.

© 2017 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
OSA Recommended Articles
Highly efficient soft X-ray spectrometer based on a reflection zone plate for resonant inelastic X-ray scattering measurements

Zhong Yin, Jens Rehanek, Heike Löchel, Christoph Braig, Jens Buck, Alexander Firsov, Jens Viefhaus, Alexei Erko, and Simone Techert
Opt. Express 25(10) 10984-10996 (2017)

Zone plates as imaging analyzers for resonant inelastic x-ray scattering

Felix Marschall, Daniel McNally, Vitaliy A. Guzenko, Benedikt Rösner, Marcus Dantz, Xingye Lu, Leonard Nue, Vladimir Strocov, Thorsten Schmitt, and Christian David
Opt. Express 25(14) 15624-15634 (2017)

Femtosecond high-resolution hard X-ray spectroscopy using reflection zone plates

Heike Löchel, Christoph Braig, Maria Brzhezinskaya, Frank Siewert, Peter Baumgärtel, Alexander Firsov, and Alexei Erko
Opt. Express 23(7) 8788-8799 (2015)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Figures (6)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Tables (3)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article tables are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Equations (4)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Equations are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription