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Development of a Cryo Scanning Transmission X-Ray Microscope at the NSLS

  • Jörg Maser
  • Chris Jacobsen
  • Janos Kirz
  • Angelika Osanna
  • Steve Spector
  • Steve Wang
  • Jan Warnking

Abstract

We have developed a cryo Scanning Transmission X-ray Microscope at the X1A beamline at the NSLS. The system is designed to image hydrated biological objects of a thickness of several micrometers at temperatures of around 110 K at a resolution of ultimately 30 nm or less. A description of the setup of the cryo-STXM is given. We have started to commission the system and present some results, including first images of biological samples.

Keywords

Vacuum Chamber Test Pattern Biological Object Zone Plate Thermal Drift 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jörg Maser
    • 1
  • Chris Jacobsen
    • 1
  • Janos Kirz
    • 1
  • Angelika Osanna
    • 1
  • Steve Spector
    • 1
  • Steve Wang
    • 1
  • Jan Warnking
    • 1
  1. 1.Physics DepartmentState University of New York at Stony BrookStony BrookUSA

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