Gratings and beam splitters


- Diffractive gratings on thin membranes or silicon wafers

- Different use cases:

   o Beam splitting

   o Grating interferometry

   o Phase contrast imaging

- Wide range of material choices (Si, Au, Ni, SiO2, Ir, Cr, Diamond)


Silicon x ray gratings custom made

Si grating (p=1800 nm)


Au grating (p=100-200 nm)

SiO2 grating (p=500nm)

- Gratings can be designed according to customers’ needs using various fabrication approaches

- Please get in contact with us


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Y. Kayser et al. Wavefront metrology measurements at SACLA by means of x-ray grating interferometry Optics Express 22 (2014) p. 9004

S. Rutishauser et al. Exploring the wavefront of hard x-ray free electron laser radiation Nature Communications 3 (2012), p. 947