Catherine Burcklen

Portrait of  Catherine Burcklen

  • Title
    Staff Scientist
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  • Phone
    (925) 422-3122
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Research Interests

Catherine Burcklen's work focuses on the study and development of efficient reflective coatings for x-rays. Her research topics include simulation, fabrication, and characterization by various techniques of ultra-thin layer-based multilayer coatings. She also has a strong interest in optics in general, especially optical design.

Ph.D. Physics, Université Paris Saclay, 2017

M.Sc. Optics, Institut d’Optique Graduate School, 2013

  • C. Burcklen, T. Pardini, J. Alameda, J. Robinson, Y. Platonov, C. Walton and R. Soufli, “Depth-graded Mo/Si multilayer coatings for hard x-rays”, Opt. Express. 27(5), 7291–7306 (2019).
  • C. Burcklen, R. Soufli, J. Rebellato, C. Walton, E. Meltchakov, J. Rault, E. Gullikson, and F. Delmotte, “Lifetime stability and microstructure properties of Cr/B4C x-ray reflective multilayer coatings”, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 19, 554 (2019).
  • F. Delmotte, J. Meyer-Ilse, F. Salmassi, R. Soufli, C. Burcklen, J. Rebellato, A. Jérome, I. Vickridge, E. Briand and E. Gullikson, “Soft x-ray optical constants of sputtered chromium thin films with improved accuracy in the L and M absorption edge regions”, Journal of Applied Physics 124, 035107 (2018).
  • C. Burcklen, S. de Rossi, E. Meltchakov, D. Dennetière, B. Capitanio, F. Polack, and F. Delmotte, "High-reflectance magnetron-sputtered scandium-based x-ray multilayer mirrors for the water window," Optics Letters 42(10), pp. 1927-1930 (2017).
  • C. Burcklen, R. Soufli, D. Dennetiere, F. Polack, B. Capitanio, E. Gullikson, E. Meltchakov, M. Thomasset, A. Jerome, S. de Rossi, and F. Delmotte, “Cr/B4C multilayer mirrors: Study of interface and X-ray reflectance,” Journal of Applied Physics, 119, 125307 (2016).