9.3.1 AMO, Materials Science

Beamline 9.3.1 Overview







Beamline 9.3.1 is a bend-magnet beamline which provides high-resolution x-ray beams for electron, ion, and x-ray spectroscopy measurements in atomic, molecular, and materials science.

The beamline is built around a double Si (1,1,1) crystal monochromator with a 2.32 to 5.6 keV energy range. This range includes the K-edges of sulfur and chlorine.

The optical design includes two identical, but oppositely defecting, toroidal mirrors positioned symmetrically before and after the monochromator. This approach yields two benefits: high resolution by providing parallel x-rays for diffraction by the Si crystals, and a small beam spot by means of 1:1 focusing of the storage ring source with a minimum of aberrations.

The minimum beam size is better than 0.7 x 1.0 mm, and the position stability is less than 10 micron vertically and 25 microns horizontally. The beamline delivers over 1.3 × 1011 photons/s with a resolving power near 7000.


Beamline 9.3.1 Staff

Wayne C. Stolte Scientist, BL 9.3.1 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 510-486-5804 Web page

Recent Beamline 9.3.1 Publications

  • W.C. Stolte, Z. Felfli, R. Guillemin, G. Öhrwall, S-W Yu, D.W. Lindle, T.W. Gorczyca, N.C. Deb, S.T. Manson, A. Hibbert, and A.Z. Msezane, “Innershell photoionization of atomic chlorine”,  Phys. Rev. A, 88 (2013) 053425
  • R. Guillemin, S. Carniato, L. Journel, W.C. Stolte, T. Marchenko, L. El Khoury, E. Kawerk, M.N. Piancastelli, A.C. Hudson, D.W. Lindle, and M. Simon, “A review of molecular effects in gas-phase KL X-ray emission”,  J. Elect. Spect. Rel. Phen. 188 (2013) 53.
  • G. Conti, A.M. Kaiser, A.X. Gray, S. Nemsak, G.K. Palsson, J. Son, P. Moetakef, A. Janotti, L. Bjaalie, C.S. Conlon, D. Eiteneer, A.A. Greer, A. Keqi, A.Rattanachata, A.Y. Saw, A. Bostwick, W.C. Stolte, A. Gloskovskii, W. Drube, S. Ueda, M. Kobata, K. Kobayashi, C.G. Van de Walle, S. Stemmer, C.M. Schneider, and C.S. Fadley, “Band offsets in complex-oxide think films and heterostructures of SrTiO3/LaNiO3 and SrTiO3/GdTiO3 by soft and hard x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy”,  J. Appl. Phys. 113 (2013) 143704.
  • I.N. Demchenko, M. Chernyshova, X. He, R. Minikayev, Y. Syryanyy, A. Derkachova, G Derkachov, W.C. Stolte, and H. Liang, “Experimental observation of quantum confinement in the conduction band of PbS quantum dots”, X-ray Spectrom.  42 (2013) 197.
  • S. Carniato, L. Journel, R. Guillemin, M.N. Piancastelli, W.C. Stolte, D.W. Lindle, and M. Simon, “A novel method to derive electronegativity from resonant inelastic X-ray scattering”, submitted to J. Chem. Phys. 137 (2012) 144303.
  • X. He, I.N. Demchenko, W.C. Stolte, A. van Buuren, and H. Liang, “Synthesis and phase transformation of Zn-doped PbS quantum dots”, J. Phys. Chem. C (2012) 116 22001.
  • S. Carniato, P. Selles, L. Journel, R. Guillemin, L. El Khoury, T. Marin, M. Simon, W.C. Stolte, D.W. Lindle, and F. Gel’mukhanov, “Thomson-resonant interference effects in elastic x-ray scattering near the Cl K edge of HCl”, J. Chem. Phys. 137 (2012) 094311.
  • A.F. Lago, R.L. Cavasso-Filho, G.G.B. de Souza, A.C.F. Santos, W.C. Stolte, and A.S. Schlachter, “Anionic and cationic photodissociation study of the chloroform molecule excited in the vicinity of the Cl 1s edge”, Chem. Phys. Lett. 543 (2012) 34.
  • I.N. Demchenko, M. Chernyshova, W.C. Stolte, D.T. Speaks, and A. Derkachova, “Electronic structure of polycrystalline cadmium dichloride studied by X-ray spectroscopies and ab initio calculations”, Materials Chem. Phys. 135 (2012) 1036.
  • R. Guillemin, W.C. Stolte, L. Journel, S. Carniato, M.N. Piancastelli, D.W. Lindle, and M. Simon, “Angular and dynamical properties in resonant inelastic x-ray scattering: Case study of chlorine-containing molecules”, Phys. Rev. A 86 (2012) 013407.

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