Sensing the wavefront of x-ray free-electron lasers using aerosol spheres
N Duane Loh, Dmitri Starodub, Lukas Lomb, Christina Y Hampton, Andrew V Martin, Raymond G Sierra, Anton Barty, Andrew Aquila, Joachim Schulz, Jan Steinbrener, Robert L Shoeman, Stephan Kassemeyer, Christoph Bostedt, John Bozek, Sascha W Epp, Benjamin Erk, Robert Hartmann, Daniel Rolles, Artem Rudenko, Benedikt Rudek Show all
Optics Express | OPTICAL SOC AMER | Published : 2013
Awarded by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Awarded by CBST at UC
Experiments were carried out at the LCLS, a national user facility operated by Stanford University on behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Basic Energy Sciences. We acknowledge support by the following: Human Frontier Science Program (N.D.L., M.J.B.); AMOS program within the Chemical Sciences, Geosciences, and Biosciences Division of the Office of Basic Energy Sciences, Office of Science, U.S. DOE (N.D.L., R.G. S., C.Y.H., D.S., and M.J.B.); DOE through the SLAC Laboratory Directed Research and Development Program and by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory under Contract DE-AC52-07NA27344; the Max Planck Society for funding the development and operation of the CAMP instrument within the ASG at CFEL; the Hamburg Ministry of Science and Research and Joachim Herz Stiftung as part of the Hamburg Initiative for Excellence in Research (LEXI); the Hamburg School for Structure and Dynamics in Infection; CBST at UC under Cooperative Agreement No. PHY 0120999. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is operated by Lawrence Livermore National Security (LLC) for the U.S. DOE, National Nuclear Security Administration under Contract DE-AC52-07NA27344. Work by LLNL has been supported, in part, by University of California Laboratory Fee grant 09-LR-05-118036-BARA. We thank the staff of the LCLS for their support in carrying out these experiments. We also acknowledge support from the Swedish Research Council, the European Research Council, Knut och Alice Wallenbergs Stiftelse, and the DFG Cluster of Excellence at the Munich Centre for Advanced Photonics. The Max Planck Advanced Study Group at CFEL acknowledges technical support by R. Andritschke, K. Gartner, O. Halker, S. Herrmann, A. Homke, Ch. Kaiser, K.-U. K " uhnel, W. Leitenberger, D. Miessner, D. Pietschner, M. Porro, R. Richter, G. Schaller, C. Schmidt, F. Schopper, C.-D. Schroter, Ch. Thamm, A. Walenta, A. Ziegler, and H. Gorke. N. D. Loh thanks G. J. Williams for his insights.