Time-resolved diffraction with an optimized short pulse laser plasma X-ray source

  title={Time-resolved diffraction with an optimized short pulse laser plasma X-ray source},
  author={M. Afshari and P Krumey and D Menn and Matthieu Nicoul and F. Brinks and A Tarasevitch and Klaus Sokolowski-Tinten},
  journal={Structural Dynamics},
We present a setup for time-resolved X-ray diffraction based on a short pulse, laser-driven plasma X-ray source. The employed modular design provides high flexibility to adapt the setup to the specific requirements (e.g., X-ray optics and sample environment) of particular applications. The configuration discussed here has been optimized toward high angular/momentum resolution and uses Kα-radiation (4.51 keV) from a Ti wire-target in combination with a toroidally bent crystal for collection… 

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