Expected Performance of the VENUS Instrument

Beam Spectrum Epithermal, Thermal, Cold
Moderator H2 decoupled poisoned (sharpest pulse at the SNS)
Wavelength bandwidth ~2.4 Å (Time-Of-Flight mode)
Spatial resolution ~100 microns
Resolution Δd/d 0.12 %
Source-to-detector distance 25 m
Sample-to-detector distance A few mm to tens of cm (as needed for magnification)
Detection system and resolution Cameras (CCD) and Micro-Channel Plate detector
Flux on sample (n/s/cm2) 1 × 107 in TOF mode
1 × 108 in white beam mode
Field of View Up to 20 cm × 20 cm in 2D imaging