Fakultät für Physik




A: X-ray physics – Übersicht

  • Übersicht

Physics and applications in the soft X-ray spectral range


Informationen zur Vorlesung

Zeit und Ort

Mittwoch, 9:00 - 11:00 Uhr, Seminarraum B 0.22, Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik, Garching

Suitable for:
Advanced physics diploma and bachelor students (after 4th semester), graduate students, IMPRS students


Required knowledge:
Basics of electromagnetism, Maxwell equations, solid state physics

Introduction to the electromagnetic spectrum
Basic processes of absorption and fluorescence
Scattering of soft X-rays, Thomson, Rayleigh scattering
Wave equation, complex index of refraction, interfaces
Optics for soft X-rays: grazing incidence, multilayers, diffractive  optics
Sources for soft X-rays : Synchrotron Radiation, hot dense plasma, X-ray laser, High Harmonics
Basics of the Free Electron Laser (FEL)
Coherence at short wavelength
Applications :
Soft X-ray microscopy
EUV Lithography
Photoemission Microscopy
Experiments with attosecond soft X-ray pulses

Eberhard Spiller : Soft X-ray Optics / (SPIE Optical Engineering Press, Bellingham, Washington, ISBN 0-8184-1654-1)
D.T. Attwood; Soft X-ray and Extreme Ultraviolet Radiation (Cambridge Univ. Press, ISBN 0 521 65214 6)
Actual scientific publications




Verantwortlich für den Inhalt: Prof. Kleineberg