Efficient differentiation between the left and right circular polarization of soft x-ray synchrotron radiation is achievable by doubling the number of prefocusing mirrors in a Dragon monochromator. The design also permits easy reversion to conventional linear polarization operation.
© 1990 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: June 4, 1990
Published: November 1, 1990
Chien-Te Chen, Francesco Sette, and Neville V. Smith, "Double-headed Dragon monochromator for soft x-ray circular dichroism studies," Appl. Opt. 29, 4535-4536 (1990)