POLARIMETER: A Soft X-Ray 8-Axis UHV-Diffractometer at BESSY II


  • Andrey Sokolov Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie
  • Franz Schäfers Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie




A versatile UHV-polarimeter for the EUV XUV spectral range is described which incorporates two optical elements: a phase retarder and a reflection analyzer. Both optics are azimuthally rotatable around the incident synchrotron radiation beam and the incidence angle is freely selectable. This allows for a variety of reflectometry, polarimetry and ellipsometry applications on magnetic or non-magnetic samples and multilayer optical elements.


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Cite article as: Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie. (2016). POLARIMETER: A Soft X-Ray 8-Axis UHV-Diffractometer at BESSY II. Journal of large-scale research facilities, 2, A92. http://dx.doi.org/10.17815/jlsrf-2-90