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Accelerator-based single-shot ultrafast transmission electron microscope with picosecond temporal resolution and nanometer spatial resolution

D. Xiang; F. Fu; J. Zhang; X. Huang; L. Wang; X. Wang; W. Wan;
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  • Published: 25 May 2014
Abstract
We present feasibility study of an accelerator-based ultrafast transmission electron microscope (u-TEM) capable of producing a full field image in a single-shot with simultaneous picosecond temporal resolution and nanometer spatial resolution. We study key physics related to performance of u-TEMs, and discuss major challenges as well as possible solutions for practical realization of u-TEMs. The feasibility of u-TEMs is confirmed through simulations using realistic electron beam parameters. We anticipate that u-TEMs with a product of temporal and spatial resolution beyond $10^{-19}~$m*s will open up new opportunities in probing matter at ultrafast temporal and u...
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arXiv: Physics::OpticsPhysics::Atomic and Molecular ClustersCondensed Matter::Materials Science
free text keywords: Physics - Accelerator Physics, Nuclear and High Energy Physics, Instrumentation, Cathode ray, Physics, Optics, business.industry, business, Electron microscope, law.invention, law, Picosecond, Transmission electron microscopy, Ultrashort pulse, Space charge, Temporal resolution, Image resolution
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