X-ray optics are fundamental components in a beamline. They filter and shape the x-ray beam to ensure that the x-ray properties delivered to the sample are matched to the experimental requirements. Examples of x-ray optics include apertures, mirrors, crystals, gratings and refractive lenses.
The x-ray optics team supports the beamline and engineering staff throughout the lifecycle of the beamline to ensure high quality performance. The team assists in optical design, the procurement process, manufacture, installation and commissioning. We closely follow scientific and technological advances related to x-ray optics.